Communal Violence

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

Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi, seeks expansion of scheme for victims of terrorist violence
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Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi, seeks expansion of scheme for victims of terrorist violence

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek expansion of the central scheme for assistance to victims of terrorist

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Opinion polls suggest comfortable win for BJP; party likely to improve vote share, seats tally
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Opinion polls suggest comfortable win for BJP; party likely to improve vote share, seats tally

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking at a comfortable victory in the upcoming Assembly elections in Gujarat, an opinion poll conducted by Times Now-VMR has revealed

20 Muslim families forced to leave village in Rajasthan after threats, social boycott from upper caste Hindus
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20 Muslim families forced to leave village in Rajasthan after threats, social boycott from upper caste Hindus

20 Muslim families were forced to flee their homes in Rajasthan's Dantal village in Jaisalmer district, after threats from Upper Caste Hindu neighbours

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar reopens schools in Rakhine province, claims stability has returned
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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar reopens schools in Rakhine province, claims stability has returned

Myanmar has reopened schools for children in townships hit by violence declaring stability has returned but thousands of Rohingya Muslims remain on the move

Muzaffarnagar riots victim duped of lakhs by man who promised them jobs abroad
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Muzaffarnagar riots victim duped of lakhs by man who promised them jobs abroad

Several villagers displaced by the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 have been duped by a man who promised to get them jobs abroad, police said.

Jaipur clashes: Situation in violence-hit areas of city tense; curfew extended till tomorrow morning
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Jaipur clashes: Situation in violence-hit areas of city tense; curfew extended till tomorrow morning

The situation on Sunday remained tense but under control even as curfew was extended till Monday 4 am in the areas of Jaipur that were affected by violence on Friday night.

Lafiqul Islam killing:  Assam's BJP-led govt under pressure to nab culprits to maintain communal harmony
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Lafiqul Islam killing: Assam's BJP-led govt under pressure to nab culprits to maintain communal harmony

Islam’s murder on Tuesday is the first incident of a minority leader of importance being killed in Assam after the BJP-led government took charge of the state one and half year back.

Uneasy calm in Assam's Kokrajhar district as killing of Muslim leader revives memories of 2012 riots
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Uneasy calm in Assam's Kokrajhar district as killing of Muslim leader revives memories of 2012 riots

The incident happened an hour after Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for New Delhi from Guwahati after reviewing the damage caused by the recent wave of floods.

Pakistan shooting: Gunmen kill four members of Shia family, driver near Quetta
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Pakistan shooting: Gunmen kill four members of Shia family, driver near Quetta

Pakistani police says gunmen riding on a motorcycle opened fire, killing four members of a Shia family and their driver in the country's southwest.

Centre directs state govts to file FIRs over 'untoward incidents' in name of cow protection
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Centre directs state govts to file FIRs over 'untoward incidents' in name of cow protection

Centre has asked state governments to compulsorily register FIRs in all "untoward incidents" happening in name of cow protection, the Lok Sabha was informed.

West Bengal riots: State with a rich secular history is violently polarised on communal lines today
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West Bengal riots: State with a rich secular history is violently polarised on communal lines today

How can Bengal, which did not follow other regions of the country into sectarian decay in the aftermath of the Babri Masjid's demolition, now appear to have slipped back to inter-communal suspicion and conflict

West Bengal riots: BJP accuses Mamata govt of practising 'appeasement' ; to launch 'Save Bengal' campaign today
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West Bengal riots: BJP accuses Mamata govt of practising 'appeasement' ; to launch 'Save Bengal' campaign today

Accusing the Mamata Banerjee-led government of practising "politics of appeasement", the BJP said it would take out a "Save Bengal" march from Raj Ghat

Basirhat: Media's overblown reports belie deep Hindu-Muslim amity in violence-torn West Bengal region
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Basirhat: Media's overblown reports belie deep Hindu-Muslim amity in violence-torn West Bengal region

Copy-paste reportage and the commentary on social media has built a narrative of a sharp, bitter and perhaps unbridgeable divide between the Hindus and the Muslims in Basirhat. But the emotions on the ground, barring a few, don't reflect any singular form of hatred towards any particular community.

Basirhat ground report: TMC, BJP continue to trade barbs almost a week after the violence
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Basirhat ground report: TMC, BJP continue to trade barbs almost a week after the violence

A week after violence broke out in West Bengal's Basirhat, the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP are blaming each other for the communal riots and the unrest. Firstpost's Ajit Sahi spoke to TMC MLA from Basirhat Deependu Biswas and former BJP MLA Samik Bhattacharya to get their side of the story.

West Bengal communal violence: Congress delegation denied entry into riot-hit Baduria
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West Bengal communal violence: Congress delegation denied entry into riot-hit Baduria

A Congress delegation led by state party chief Adhir Chowdhury was stopped by police on their way to riot-hit Baduria in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district

West Bengal riots: Amartya Sen says reason to worry over Basirhat violence
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West Bengal riots: Amartya Sen says reason to worry over Basirhat violence

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Monday said there is a "reason to worry" over the communal violence that has engulfed pockets in Basirhat sub-division of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

Delhi BJP spokesperson caught sharing fake news, tries to pass off Gujarat riots photo as Bengal's
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Delhi BJP spokesperson caught sharing fake news, tries to pass off Gujarat riots photo as Bengal's

Delhi BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma came under fire for allegedly passing off a picture of the 2002 Gujarat riots as that of the violence in Basirhat.

West Bengal riots: BJP workers protest, vandalise vehicles in North Dinajpur district; normalcy returns to Baduria
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West Bengal riots: BJP workers protest, vandalise vehicles in North Dinajpur district; normalcy returns to Baduria

BJP workers protest, vandalise vehicles in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district even as life returned to normal in riot-hit Baduria and adjacent areas of North 24 Parganas district

Ram Madhav blames Mamata Banerjee for Bengal unrest, says its TMC's 'home-grown project'
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Ram Madhav blames Mamata Banerjee for Bengal unrest, says its TMC's 'home-grown project'

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying the current unrest in her state was "a home-grown project" of the ruling Trinamool Congress for "political advantage".