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Muslim women activists say apart from triple talaq, issues like beef ban, riots harm community
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Muslim women activists say apart from triple talaq, issues like beef ban, riots harm community

Activists working for the welfare of Muslims said that apart from triple talaq, the community was grappling with several other serious issues.

UP Election 2017: As violence rises five-fold in 5 years, friendships, politics turn communal
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UP Election 2017: As violence rises five-fold in 5 years, friendships, politics turn communal

Between 2010 and 2015, communal violence in Muzaffarnagar rose five-fold, according to data sourced from the office of the director general of police for Uttar Pradesh

UP Election 2017: Akhilesh Yadav's fascination with virtual over real may be his undoing
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UP Election 2017: Akhilesh Yadav's fascination with virtual over real may be his undoing

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav seems to be living in a virtual world

Gulbarg massacre: Conspirators can’t go scot free; riots don’t happen in a vacuum
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Gulbarg massacre: Conspirators can’t go scot free; riots don’t happen in a vacuum

Unless we acknowledge that Gulbarg riots didnt happen in a vacuum and these are only flash points in a long-drawn process, we will have getting people killed in such incidents.

After Malda, now Illambazar: Why police are a soft target in Mamata Banerjee’s Bengal
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After Malda, now Illambazar: Why police are a soft target in Mamata Banerjee’s Bengal

Had those responsible for the violence in Malda been promptly and firmly dealt with, the attacks may not have repeated with such alarming frequency.

Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP MLA Sangeet Som surrenders, gets bail
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Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP MLA Sangeet Som surrenders, gets bail

BJP MLA Sangeet Som on Tuesday surrendered before a court here after a bailable warrant was issued against him in connection with a 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case.

Not so peaceful after all: In 2015, communal clash deaths in India have spiked by 25 percent
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Not so peaceful after all: In 2015, communal clash deaths in India have spiked by 25 percent

Communal clashes in India have risen under the Narendra Modi-led government. A report compiled by the Union Home Ministry showed that in the first five months of 2015, incidents of communal clashes have risen by almost 25% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year when the Congress-led UPA-II was in power.

Babri Masjid in the making? Muslims in Ballabhgarh under siege over mosque
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Babri Masjid in the making? Muslims in Ballabhgarh under siege over mosque

For Muslims of Atali, the riot-ravaged village, 12 km from Ballabhgarh Tehsil of Faridabad district in Haryana, survival comes at a cost. There are not too many options. The majority community demands that Muslims “cannot ask for justice” if they want to stay in the village.

Wading through the bodies: Survivors relive the horrific 1987 Hashimpura killings
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Wading through the bodies: Survivors relive the horrific 1987 Hashimpura killings

After the Tis Hazari sessions court pronounced its verdict in the case last week and let off all 16 accused policemen, there is a sense of disbelief among the five survivors of the Hashimpur killing.

The new art of communal violence: Here's how to manufacture the perfect riot
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The new art of communal violence: Here's how to manufacture the perfect riot

The new idea of communal violence is to create a context, latch on to even minor incidents involving communities and provide it a communal colour. It’s effective as it has limited impact, the targeting is more accurate and when violence erupts it does not spread beyond affected localities.

Need a strategy to stop social media from instigating riots: Rajnath Singh
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Need a strategy to stop social media from instigating riots: Rajnath Singh

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday called on governments across the world to collectively address the issue of safe havens for organised criminal and terrorist groups.

Delhi Trilokpuri riots: Police looking for five key accused
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Delhi Trilokpuri riots: Police looking for five key accused

Forty-four people have been arrested following the communal clash in Delhi's Trilokpuri, but a hunt is still on for five men whose acts triggered the violence.

Photos: Delhi's Trilokpuri sees worst communal violence since 1984 riots
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Photos: Delhi's Trilokpuri sees worst communal violence since 1984 riots

The rioting and arson in Trilokpuri is the first big incident of communal nature since a long time in Delhi. Here are the images.

PM Modi immune from 2002 Gujarat riots related lawsuit in US
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PM Modi immune from 2002 Gujarat riots related lawsuit in US

The lawsuit against Modi was filed by the New York-based American Justice Center (AJC), a nonprofit human rights organisation, along with two survivors of the post-Godhra violence

Salman Khurshid discusses terror, communal riots in new book
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Salman Khurshid discusses terror, communal riots in new book

A book by former Union Minister Salman Khurshid, "At Home in India: The Muslim Saga" is set to hit bookstores this November, his publishers said today.

Muzaffarnagar riots not communal, was work of criminals: Azam Khan
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Muzaffarnagar riots not communal, was work of criminals: Azam Khan

Muzaffarnagar riots and other incidents of violence in the state were "not communal" but work of criminals, Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has said.

Panel report on Saharanpur riots is 'politically motivated', says BJP
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Panel report on Saharanpur riots is 'politically motivated', says BJP

An Uttar Pradesh probe committee's report questioning BJP's role in the Saharanpur riots has evoked an outpouring of political reactions, but the BJP has rubbished the allegation.

How to cook up a perfect communal riot: A 7-step guide from Akhilesh's UP
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How to cook up a perfect communal riot: A 7-step guide from Akhilesh's UP

By connecting the dots in over 600 cases of communal disturbances in UP since the Lok Sabha elections, a new investigation shows how aided and abetted by technology, almost anything can be turned into a communal conflagration.

UP again: 6 injured in clash between two communities in Bareilly
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UP again: 6 injured in clash between two communities in Bareilly

At least six persons, including a child, were injured in a clash between two communities over cattle breeding at Baheri town in Bareilly district, police said today.

Saharanpur: Curfew relaxed for six hours, but shops remain closed
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Saharanpur: Curfew relaxed for six hours, but shops remain closed

Curfew was today relaxed for six hours in the violence-hit district where a peace march was taken out by people belonging to different communities.