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Saharanpur violence, Hashimpura massacre, Muzaffarnagar riots: Western UP's riot belt explained
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Saharanpur violence, Hashimpura massacre, Muzaffarnagar riots: Western UP's riot belt explained

The communal flavour of western Uttar Pradesh is its biggest issue and the most recent Saharanpur violence, which is being dubbed as communal riots, have reignited the debate about the volatility of this region.

'Half-justice' in Gulbarg Society case is a win after Hashimpura, Maliana injustices
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'Half-justice' in Gulbarg Society case is a win after Hashimpura, Maliana injustices

In the context of Hashimpura and Maliana, conviction of 24 accused in Gulbarg has partly, if not substantially, restored trust in criminal justice system.

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.

Hashimpura verdict: Why Muslims feel let down after acquital of 16 PAC men
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Hashimpura verdict: Why Muslims feel let down after acquital of 16 PAC men

The riots in Uttar Pradesh in 1987 marked a particularly volatile political and communal climate in Uttar Pradesh after the then Central government headed by Rajiv Gandhi ordered the unlocking of the disputed prayer site in Ayodhya.