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25th August: Remembering Kandhamal, Say No to Communal Violence

Six years ago, on 25th of August, Kandhamal district of Odisha was dazed by anti-Christian communal violence which displaced more than 56, 000 people, destroyed over 300 churches and 6,500 houses. 139 more words

800 accused in Muzaffarnagar riots case still absconding, says SIT

The SIT probing Muzaffarnagar riots had found the involvement of 1,550 accused in different cases. While 750 accused have been arrested so far, 800 are still absconding, Additional SP, SIT, Manoj Jha said on Thursday. 105 more words


India: 308 communal incidents of violence till June this year

Source: Times of India

A total of 308 communal incidents were reported in the country in the first six months of this year of which 56 have taken place in Uttar Pradesh, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. 106 more words


Congress will fight with full might, revive itself: Sonia Gandhi

She also said that the party will attack the government over the incidents of communal violence taking place across the country. Earlier in the day, the party held a meeting to deliberate on the issue. 156 more words


Manmohan years still most peaceful despite riots uptick in 2012/13

In a pointed analysis on Scroll.in using data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Shivam Vij shows that the rate of rioting in India (per 100,000 population) has fallen continuously since 1992, reaching a plateau around 2003 and remaining pretty much constant since then. 343 more words

Measuring Up

Meerut Divisional Commissioner to probe into Saharanpur clash

“The inquiry has been handed over to the Divisional Commissioner of Meerut and he will submit his report to the government within two months,” Uttar Pradesh Home Secretary Kamal Saxena said. 175 more words


Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Uttar Pradesh

Hundreds and thousands of Muslims went to mosques and offered prayers on the culmination of the month-long Ramadan.There were special prayers for the community’s and the country’s prosperity.Namaaz was offered at Eidgah and Tile Wali Masjid here in Lucknow. 107 more words