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Apr 20, 2018
Muzaffarnagar riots: Uttar Pradesh court to frame charges against BJP MP Sanjeev Balyan, others on 29 MayA court on Friday fixed 29 May for framing of charges against BJP MP and former Union minister Sanjeev Balyan and others in a case related to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal riots
Mar 22, 2018
Uttar Pradesh: Riot cases will be withdrawn if 'politically motivated', says state govtThe Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh may withdraw riot cases if they are "politically motivated", the state's Law Minister Brijesh Pathak said on Thursday.
Mar 08, 2018
Buddhist mobs damage 20 Muslim homes in Sri Lanka despite State of Emergency; social media networks blockedReligious violence flared anew in the hills of central Sri Lanka on Wednesday despite a state of emergency, with Buddhist mobs sweeping through towns and villages, burning Muslim homes and businesses and leaving victims barricaded inside mosques.
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.
Mar 01, 2018
IPS officer KS Dwivedi takes charge as Bihar police chief following PK Thakur's retirementIPS officer KS Dwivedi, who was the Superintendent of Police of Bhagalpur during the 1989 communal riots which claimed over 1,000 lives, today took over as Bihar police chief, amid opposition criticism over his appointment.
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 17, 2017
Communal riots 2013: Supreme Court raps Madhya Pradesh police for non-examination of VCDThe Supreme Court on Monday castigated the Madhya Pradesh police for not getting a video pertaining to the 2013 communal riots over rumours of cow slaughter and producing them as crucial evidence before a trial court, warning the officials of action.
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.