Muzaffarnagar Riots

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Yogi Adityanath govt restored peace in Kairana, claims 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots accused Suresh Rana
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Yogi Adityanath govt restored peace in Kairana, claims 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots accused Suresh Rana

Arriving in his home district after being promoted as a Cabinet minister in the Uttar Pradesh government, Muzaffarnagar riots accused Suresh Rana on Wednesday again brought up allegations that many Hindu families were forced to migrate from Kairana a few years ago

Court acquits two accused of robbery during 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, says prosecution failed to find them guilty
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Court acquits two accused of robbery during 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, says prosecution failed to find them guilty

A court acquitted two people accused of robbery during the 2013 communal riots in Muzaffarnagar district, saying the prosecution failed to prove they were guilty.

Muzaffarnagar riots case: Local court acquits 12 people due to lack of evidence; three witnesses including complainant had turned hostile
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Muzaffarnagar riots case: Local court acquits 12 people due to lack of evidence; three witnesses including complainant had turned hostile

A local court has acquitted 12 people due to lack of evidence in connection with the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case. During hearing, three witnesses, including complainant Mohammed Suleman, turned hostile and did not support the prosecution.

All 7 convicts in 2013 Kawal murders that had triggered Muzaffarnagar riots, given life imprisonment by local court
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All 7 convicts in 2013 Kawal murders that had triggered Muzaffarnagar riots, given life imprisonment by local court

A day after being convicted, all the 7 accused in the Kawal murder case from 2013, which had triggered riots in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar have been awarded life imprisonment by a local court.

Seven held guilty for killing two youths that led to 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, quantum of sentence on Friday
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Seven held guilty for killing two youths that led to 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, quantum of sentence on Friday

A local court Wednesday held seven men guilty of killing two youths in Kawal village in an attack which is said to have triggered the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots that led to killings of over 60 people

Yogi Adityanath govt recommends withdrawal of 38 criminal cases against over 100 accused in Muzaffarnagar riots
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Yogi Adityanath govt recommends withdrawal of 38 criminal cases against over 100 accused in Muzaffarnagar riots

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has recommended withdrawal of 38 cases against more than 100 accused in the deadly riots in Muzaffarnagar district that claimed at least 60 lives and displaced over 50,000 people

Congress betrays political heritage by invoking NSA for cow slaughter, risks compromising opposition to BJP
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Congress betrays political heritage by invoking NSA for cow slaughter, risks compromising opposition to BJP

The politics of majoritarian mobilisation is central to the BJP’s political philosophy, the Congress, on the other hand, has historically been a broad church. It will never be able to compete on this terrain with conviction

Uttar Pradesh govt to withdraw 18 cases related to Muzaffarnagar riots, asks district authorities to approach court
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Uttar Pradesh govt to withdraw 18 cases related to Muzaffarnagar riots, asks district authorities to approach court

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to withdraw 18 cases related to the Muzaffarnagar riots and asked the district authorities to approach the court.

NIA anti-terror raids: Islamic State might be dead abroad, but hate politics is fuelling its resurrection in India
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NIA anti-terror raids: Islamic State might be dead abroad, but hate politics is fuelling its resurrection in India

In interrogations by the NIA, half the suspects said communalism — ranging from riots to compulsory yoga practice — led them to join the Islamic State. Barely half of them cited the global Islamist project that underpins the Islamic State

Accused in Muzaffarnagar riots case found dead under mysterious circumstances; family alleges murder
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Accused in Muzaffarnagar riots case found dead under mysterious circumstances; family alleges murder

An accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case was found dead in Sikheda village. The body of Sodan Singh was found hanging from a noose near a tubewell on Sunday.

On fifth anniversary of Muzaffarnagar riots, Amnesty accuses UP government of doing little to ensure justice
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On fifth anniversary of Muzaffarnagar riots, Amnesty accuses UP government of doing little to ensure justice

"The Uttar Pradesh government has forgotten the riot survivors of Muzaffarnagar and Shamli," the Amnesty International report said.

Muzaffarnagar district magistrate opposes UP govt's move, says can't withdraw riot cases due to administrative reasons
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Muzaffarnagar district magistrate opposes UP govt's move, says can't withdraw riot cases due to administrative reasons

Six months after the Uttar Pradesh government sought its opinion on withdrawal of 133 cases relating to the 2013 riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli, the Muzzafarnagar district administration is learnt to have opposed the government's move.

In Muzaffarnagar village, police arrest 10 Muslim youths after Hindu families allege harassment; kin cry foul
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In Muzaffarnagar village, police arrest 10 Muslim youths after Hindu families allege harassment; kin cry foul

Nirana village in Muzaffarnagar is barely 7 km from the scene of the deadly riots in Uttar Pradesh in 2013.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Court summons six accused in murder case after rejecting SIT's clean chit
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Muzaffarnagar riots: Court summons six accused in murder case after rejecting SIT's clean chit

Rejecting the Special Investigation Team's clean chit, a local court here has summoned six men for their alleged involvement in a murder case during the Muzaffarnagar communal riots in 2013, a lawyer said on Tuesday.

Kairana bypolls: Akhilesh Yadav's 'hands stained with blood of riot victims', says UP CM Yogi Adityanath
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Kairana bypolls: Akhilesh Yadav's 'hands stained with blood of riot victims', says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

As campaigning in the Lok Sabha bye-election in the communally sensitive constituency picks up, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said his predecessor Akhilesh Yadav's hands were stained with the blood of victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots.

Asaduddin Owaisi calls UP govt's move to withdraw 'politically motivated' riot cases travesty of justice, cruel joke on victims
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Asaduddin Owaisi calls UP govt's move to withdraw 'politically motivated' riot cases travesty of justice, cruel joke on victims

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday said Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brijesh Pathak's comment that the state government may withdraw "politically motivated" riot cases, was "travesty" of justice

Yogi Adityanath govt to withdraw 131 cases linked to 2013 Muzaffarnagar, Shamli riots; Opposition criticises move
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Yogi Adityanath govt to withdraw 131 cases linked to 2013 Muzaffarnagar, Shamli riots; Opposition criticises move

The Bharatiya Janata Party government of Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh has reportedly started the process of withdrawing 131 cases linked to the 2013 communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli

Uttar Pradesh govt mulls withdrawing cases against BJP leaders over Muzaffarnagar riots
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Uttar Pradesh govt mulls withdrawing cases against BJP leaders over Muzaffarnagar riots

The Uttar Pradesh government has sought information on the possibility of withdrawing nine criminal cases pending in a court in Muzaffarnagar against BJP leaders.

Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh is in the grip of an encounter mania; Ab tak Attharah (18) and counting...
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Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh is in the grip of an encounter mania; Ab tak Attharah (18) and counting...

The Yogi government has obviously been influenced by the rhetorical psy-ops of supercops such as Julio Ribeiro or KPS Gill who lionised the ‘an eye for an eye’ theory to deal with terrorism and cross-border insurgency.

3 cops protect one VIP but just 1 for every 663 aam aadmi: Abysmal ratio aided violent riots over past 5 years
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3 cops protect one VIP but just 1 for every 663 aam aadmi: Abysmal ratio aided violent riots over past 5 years

While three police personnel guard one VIP on average, only one policeman is available for 663 common citizens