The gang rape, torture and murder of a 25-year-old woman in Lucknow is not the first nor last instance of police work failing completely.
A report by senior policemen says there is a trust deficit between Muslims and the police in India. But this is not the first time it has been pointed out, and possibly not the last, and to little avail.
If the Muzaffarnagar riots had led to religious polarization a few months before the Lok Sabha election, the Moradabad incident has the potential to further consolidate this polarization.
"Incitement of communal violence and hatred can only be counterproductive to Sri Lanka's stability," the EU delegation in Colombo said in a statement.
Three persons were killed yesterday in police firing following communal clashes sparked by alleged burning of a religious flag by some persons in Kishanbagh area of the Old City.
Three persons were killed today in police firing following communal clashes sparked by alleged burning of a religious flag by some persons in Kishanbagh area of the Old City.
Gulberg Society has come to symbolise the sharply polarised state, question its claims of inclusive growth and a reminder that the tales of 2002 will not suddenly vanish after May 16.
A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case.
There has been little effort to ensure rehabilitation of these people amid the frenzy to seek votes this election season.
Hukum Singh said that he will not allow "so-called" refugees to be enrolled in the voter list of his constituency as they were living away from their homes on encroached government land
Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar yesterday committed it for trial and 21 February has been fixed as a date for hearing.
Outgoing National Commission for Minorities chairperson Wajahat Habibullah, who served in the PMO when the anti-Sikh riots took place, says the government had collapsed in 1984 and the violence was a "massive failure" on its part.
In May last year, the government’s attempts to withdraw cases against men accused of carrying out serial blasts in 2007 was finally stayed by the court, which said this could not be done without the consent of the Centre.
Out of jail after two months following his conviction in a case related to the fodder scam, Lalu speaks on Uttar Pradesh, tie-up with the Congress and corruption.
Superheroes cannot be built on half-truths and they have their weak points too; if only the myth-making machinery understood this
Congress today questioned the timing of Narendra Modi's expression of "pain" and "anguish" over 2002 Gujarat riots, accusing him of doing it as part of an "image makeover" before the Lok Sabha elections.
In India by the time we woke up to news of Nelson Mandela's death it was already 6 December. For us that day marks a different anniversary. 6 December 1992 was the day the Babri Masjid came down and brought in its wake a communal horror which still haunts us. No truth. No reconciliation. Just bitterness.
The Special Investigation Team probing over 500 cases of riots in Muzaffarnagar will file its final report against 11 people who were accused in the violence and later allegedly killed in clashes in the district.
The Bharatiya Janata Party Friday accused the Akhilesh Yadav government of failing to bring normalcy to riot-hit Muzaffarnagar and said government's wrong policies continued to divide the western parts of Uttar Pradesh on religious lines.