Muzaffarnagar Riots News
Muzaffarnagar riots: Court fixes 24 Sep as date for framing charges against ex-UP minister, 9 others
The former minister Saeeduzama, Former MP Kadir Rana, ex-MLA Maulana Jameel and seven others have been accused of inciting communal tensions through inflammatory speeches in 2013
Similarly, senior advocate Vijay Hansaria, who has been appointed amicus curiae in the matter, pointed out that several other states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu have also withdrawn a number of cases without assigning any reason
The state counsel had moved an application stating that the Uttar Pradesh government had decided in public interest not to proceed further with the prosecution of the BJP leaders
The SIT, in its closure report, said that no evidence could be found against Som, the MLA from Sardhana
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
Nirana village in Muzaffarnagar is barely 7 km from the scene of the deadly riots in Uttar Pradesh in 2013.
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
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
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