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Sep 12, 2018
Had Congress lost closely-fought MLA seats from 1960 to 2000, India would've seen 11% more communal riots: StudyIf the Congress had lost all the elections it narrowly won at the district level between 1960 and 2000, India would have experienced 11 percent more Hindu-Muslim riots (1,114 instead of 998) and 46 percent more riot casualties (43,000 instead of 30,000), according to the study.
Jul 06, 2018
'No big communal riot' in past 4 years, claims BJP: Data shows 389 dead in over 2,000 incidents since 2014Uttar Pradesh — India’s most populous state — reported the most communal incidents (645) over the last four years, followed by the ninth-most populous, Karnataka (379), and second-most populous, Maharashtra (316).
Jun 20, 2018
Aarya Babbar to direct short film Shunya based on communal riots, featuring Yashpal SharmaThis will also be Aarya Babbar's final graduation film for the New York Film Academy.
Mar 06, 2018
Hours before India-Sri Lanka T20 match in Colombo, SL government declares nationwide state of emergencyThe Indian cricket team is expected to face Sri Lanka in the first match of the triangular Nidahas Trophy — to mark 70 years of Sri Lankan Independence — that also features Bangladesh at 7 pm (IST) at Colombo's Premadasa Stadium.
Feb 14, 2018
Uttar Pradesh: DGP OP Singh says no riots in state in last one year, Kasganj violence a group clashDirector General of Police (DGP) OP Singh said there were no riots in Uttar Pradesh in the last one year and termed the violence in Kasganj a group clash, which, he claimed, was "effectively checked".
Jan 20, 2018
Uttar Pradesh govt mulls withdrawing cases against BJP leaders over Muzaffarnagar riotsThe Uttar Pradesh government has sought information on the possibility of withdrawing nine criminal cases pending in a court in Muzaffarnagar against BJP leaders.
Oct 10, 2017
Gujarat High Court commutes death sentences of 11: From incident to verdict, the important facts of 2002 Godhra train carnageFollowing are the important facts of the Godhra train burning case, in which the Gujarat High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict. 59 people had died in the incident.
Jul 14, 2017
Basirhat communal riots: Damaged liberal narrative won't help West Bengal, it'll push state towards a darker doomWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee enjoys a sweet spot in the liberal narrative.
Jul 07, 2017
West Bengal communal riots: Oppn leaders stopped from visiting Basirhat, BJP demands President's RuleLeaders from various parties slammed the TMC government for preventing them from visiting riot-hit Basirhat.
May 25, 2017
Saharanpur violence, Hashimpura massacre, Muzaffarnagar riots: Western UP's riot belt explainedThe communal flavour of western Uttar Pradesh is its biggest issue and the most recent Saharanpur violence, which is being dubbed as communal riots, have reignited the debate about the volatility of this region.