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Nayeem Ahmad Shah, who was killed by cow vigilantes in Jammu's Bhaderwah, was carrying no animal during attack, claims relative
India

Nayeem Ahmad Shah, who was killed by cow vigilantes in Jammu's Bhaderwah, was carrying no animal during attack, claims relative

Violence broke out in Bhaderwah town of Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday after a group of cow vigilantes shot dead 52-year-old Nayeem Ahmad Shah late last night

Security beefed up in Delhi's Trilokpuri after two cows found dead; DMC chief warns incident could trigger violence
India

Security beefed up in Delhi's Trilokpuri after two cows found dead; DMC chief warns incident could trigger violence

Two cows were found dead in a park in east Delhi's Trilokpuri on Wednesday, leading to tension in the communally-sensitive area following which police has stepped up security. Police were informed by a dairy owner at 6 am that two of his cows were lying dead in Sanjay Jheel Park opposite Kotla village, said a senior police officer.

Taslima Nasreen's bestseller Lajja to have a sequel: Shameless will be published in January 2020
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Taslima Nasreen's bestseller Lajja to have a sequel: Shameless will be published in January 2020

Lajja, an outspoken narrative of the patriarchy, misogyny and power structures prevalent in the country, revolved around the protagonist, Suranjan and his family, and Shameless takes this story forward following their relocation from Bangladesh to Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee in Asansol: CM says West Bengal will offer Narendra Modi rosogolllas made of clay, not votes
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Mamata Banerjee in Asansol: CM says West Bengal will offer Narendra Modi rosogolllas made of clay, not votes

Miffed over Narendra Modi's disclosure that she sends him sweets, Mamata Banerjee said Bengal will offer him 'rosogollas' made of clay with fillings of gravel instead of votes.

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch
India

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch

The US ODNI intelligence singling out India, warning communal violence ahead of General Election to Lok Sabha, may indicate a certain bias, but a global rise of hate only makes that threat more serious, not less

India may face communal violence if BJP pushes Hindu nationalist agenda ahead of LS election, warns US intelligence chief
India

India may face communal violence if BJP pushes Hindu nationalist agenda ahead of LS election, warns US intelligence chief

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, in a written statement to the US Senate Select Committee, said that BJP policies during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first term have deepened communal tensions in some BJP-governed states, and Hindu nationalist state leaders might view a Hindu-nationalist campaign as a signal to incite low-level violence to animate their supporters.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Left parties to press for Narendra Modi's reply on incidents of communal violence, lynching
Politics

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Left parties to press for Narendra Modi's reply on incidents of communal violence, lynching

The Left parties intend to corner the government in Parliament on incidents of lynching and communal violence in the country and press for a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Monsoon Session.

Pakistan's first Sikh police officer forcibly evicted from Lahore home, claims govt wants community to leave country
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Pakistan's first Sikh police officer forcibly evicted from Lahore home, claims govt wants community to leave country

Alleging that treatment of the Sikh community in Pakistan is deplorable, Singh said that he had been evicted from his house in city's Dera Chahal by local police officials and his turban was forcefully opened and hair untied.

Naroda Patiya massacre: Maya Kodnani's acquittal exposes a justice system ineffectual against mob violence
India

Naroda Patiya massacre: Maya Kodnani's acquittal exposes a justice system ineffectual against mob violence

Maya Kodnani’s acquittal follows a familiar pattern that raises serious doubts about India’s criminal justice system and exposes its inability to deal with crimes of collective nature.

Bihar communal violence: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat surrenders after evading arrest for a week
India

Bihar communal violence: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat surrenders after evading arrest for a week

Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat, accused of inciting communal violence in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, has surrendered.

Nearly 300 people killed in communal violence between 2015-17, UP witnessed maximum casualties, says home ministry
India

Nearly 300 people killed in communal violence between 2015-17, UP witnessed maximum casualties, says home ministry

Nearly 300 people, including 111 in 2017 alone, were killed in various incidents of communal violence in last three years across India, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Sri Lanka communal clashes: US urges Colombo to unblock internet services; China calls Emergency 'internal matter'
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Sri Lanka communal clashes: US urges Colombo to unblock internet services; China calls Emergency 'internal matter'

Since the incidents of communal violence have been reported in Sri Lanka, different countries have reacted to the way the country has dealt with the issue.

Sri Lankan communal violence: Tourism department issues statement saying situation improving in Kandy
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Sri Lankan communal violence: Tourism department issues statement saying situation improving in Kandy

The department of Sri Lankan tourism issued a statement on Thursday, where it said that the situation in Kandy is fast improving and no violent incidents have been reported in 18 hours.

Sri Lanka declares 10-day Emergency: President Sirisena says stern action against those spreading violence; Kandy remains tense
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Sri Lanka declares 10-day Emergency: President Sirisena says stern action against those spreading violence; Kandy remains tense

Sri Lanka on Tuesday declared a state of Emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence between majority Sinhala Buddhists and minority Muslims in the country's scenic Kandy district that left two persons dead and damaged several mosques and homes.

Sri Lanka declares Emergency updates: US embassy calls for quick action against perpetrators, end to Emergency
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Sri Lanka declares Emergency updates: US embassy calls for quick action against perpetrators, end to Emergency

Sri Lanka has declared a state of Emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy.

Communal violence rose by 28% from 2014 to 2017, but 2008 remains year of highest instances of religious violence
India

Communal violence rose by 28% from 2014 to 2017, but 2008 remains year of highest instances of religious violence

Communal violence under the National Democratic Alliance government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party increased 28 percent over three years to 2017.

India witnessed 822 communal incidents in 2017, says Centre; 111 killed, 2,384 injured in violence
India

India witnessed 822 communal incidents in 2017, says Centre; 111 killed, 2,384 injured in violence

As many as 111 people were killed and 2,384 others were injured in 822 communal incidents in the country in 2017, the Lok Sabha was informed

Karnataka govt maintaining law and order, dealing firmly with communal violence, says governor Vajubhai Vala
Politics

Karnataka govt maintaining law and order, dealing firmly with communal violence, says governor Vajubhai Vala

The Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka asserted it had taken effective steps to maintain law and order and dealt firmly with sporadic incidents of communal violence in the state

Delhi Police arrests sharpshooter from Kasganj in early morning encounter; aide manages to escape
India

Delhi Police arrests sharpshooter from Kasganj in early morning encounter; aide manages to escape

The Delhi Police arrested Kasganj sharpshooter Munawwar alias Tanwir in an early Monday morning encounter in the Okhla Mandi area in Delhi

Kasganj violence: Police arrest another accused for murder of Chandan Gupta in Uttar Pradesh clashes
India

Kasganj violence: Police arrest another accused for murder of Chandan Gupta in Uttar Pradesh clashes

Rahat Qureshi, an accused in the killing of a youth in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj after which communal violence started, was arrested on Saturday, Uttar Pradesh Police said