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Police probe into Kasganj violence 'grossly compromised', Muslims were 'selectively targeted', claims report by activists
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Police probe into Kasganj violence 'grossly compromised', Muslims were 'selectively targeted', claims report by activists

Muslims were "selectively targeted" in the wake of the 26 January communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj and the police probe into the violence was "grossly compromised"

Ruckus in Uttar Pradesh Assembly over Kasganj violence; Opposition stages walkout
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Ruckus in Uttar Pradesh Assembly over Kasganj violence; Opposition stages walkout

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Friday witnessed repeated adjournments and walkout by the Opposition demanding a probe into the Kasganj communal flare-up by a sitting high court judge.

Kasganj violence: Asif Gymwala, accused in Chandan Gupta murder case, surrenders before court
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Kasganj violence: Asif Gymwala, accused in Chandan Gupta murder case, surrenders before court

Another accused in the killing of Chandan Gupta during a rally on Republic Day in Kasganj town of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday surrendered before a local court

Kasganj violence: Uttar Pradesh Police recovers country-made weapon that killed Chandan Gupta
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Kasganj violence: Uttar Pradesh Police recovers country-made weapon that killed Chandan Gupta

Police on Wednesday claimed to have recovered the weapon used by the main accused in the murder of Chandan Gupta here on Republic Day during a procession.

Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi says Kasganj violence was planned, Muslims now being targetted
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Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi says Kasganj violence was planned, Muslims now being targetted

Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi on Tuesday alleged that Muslims are being targetted by investigators in the aftermath of the Kasganj communal riots in Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi Police arrests sharpshooter from Kasganj in early morning encounter; aide manages to escape
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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: 'Such minor incidents happen often,' says UP minister Satyadev Pachauri
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Kasganj violence: 'Such minor incidents happen often,' says UP minister Satyadev Pachauri

Stoking a potential controversy, Uttar Pradesh minister Satyadev Pachauri on Saturday termed the violence in Kasganj a "minor incident".

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

Kasganj violence: Family of youth killed claim they are being threatened, seek police protection
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Kasganj violence: Family of youth killed claim they are being threatened, seek police protection

Police beefed up the security outside the house of Chandan Gupta after his family alleged they were being threatened if they pursue their son's murder case.

Rajya Sabha adjourned for 50 minutes as Samajwadi Party, Congress protest Kasganj violence
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Rajya Sabha adjourned for 50 minutes as Samajwadi Party, Congress protest Kasganj violence

Noisy protests by Samajwadi Party (SP) members over communal clashes at Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh forced the adjournment of the Rajya Sabha on Friday morning

Kasganj riots: Fresh violence erupts despite curfew; police say shops, religious structure damaged to arouse hatred
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Kasganj riots: Fresh violence erupts despite curfew; police say shops, religious structure damaged to arouse hatred

In a fresh outbreak of violence, a mosque was damaged, a shop was burnt, and locals got into heated altercations at different places in Kasganj district in the last 24 hours.

UP government probes if Kasganj violence was pre-planned as city remains on edge
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UP government probes if Kasganj violence was pre-planned as city remains on edge

The Uttar Pradesh government in its report to the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday said it was in the process of ascertaining if the violence and arson were pre-planned in Kasganj

Yogi Adityanath breaks silence over Kasganj violence, says anarchy 'has no place' in Uttar Pradesh
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Yogi Adityanath breaks silence over Kasganj violence, says anarchy 'has no place' in Uttar Pradesh

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath broke his silence on Kasganj violence promising action against those involved even as politics brewed over the clashes with Union minister Giriraj Singh claiming that media would have chosen a "different" line if the killed youth was from the minority community

Kashganj violence: Home ministry seeks report from Uttar Pradesh govt on communal clashes that killed one
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Kashganj violence: Home ministry seeks report from Uttar Pradesh govt on communal clashes that killed one

The Centre on Tuesday sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the communal clashes in Kasganj, where one person was killed and two others were injured

Kasganj Violence: Man reported killed in clashes surfaces to trash social media rumours
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Kasganj Violence: Man reported killed in clashes surfaces to trash social media rumours

A young man rumoured to have been killed in the communal clashes in Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh on Republic Day, surfaced on Tuesday and trashed reports of his death

Kasganj Violence: IAS officer takes down controversial Facebook post bashing right-wing Hindu groups
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Kasganj Violence: IAS officer takes down controversial Facebook post bashing right-wing Hindu groups

IAS Raghvendra Vikkram Singh put up the Facebook post on Sunday, two days after a student Chandan Gupta died in communal clashes that broke out in Kasganj.

Kasganj violence aftermath: SP transferred, magisterial probe ordered as town remains tense
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Kasganj violence aftermath: SP transferred, magisterial probe ordered as town remains tense

The Kasganj superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar Singh has been transferred to Meerut and a magisterial probe has been ordered to investigate the violence the occurred in Kasganj

Kasganj violence: RAF, PAC intensify vigil; 80 arrested in strife-torn city in Uttar Pradesh
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Kasganj violence: RAF, PAC intensify vigil; 80 arrested in strife-torn city in Uttar Pradesh

More than 80 persons were arrested while Rapid Action Force (RAF) and Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel intensified vigil on Sunday in strife-torn Kasganj which continued to be tense

Violence, arson keep Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj on edge; 49 arrested day after communal clashes kill one
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Violence, arson keep Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj on edge; 49 arrested day after communal clashes kill one

Tension continued in the in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district as miscreants torched two buses, vandalised shops and attacked property on Saturday.