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Two killed, 10 injured in communal violence in Gujarat

Patan, March 26: Two persons were killed and 10 others injured in a communal clash in Gujarat.

The incident occurred in Patan district after a mob ransacked and set ablaze 50 houses.

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Ahead of 2017 Punjab elections, IB warns of ISI-engineered communal violence

The warning of another incident of sacrilege just ahead of the Punjab assembly elections is what has worried security agencies. On October 12, 2015 several pages of the Guru Granth were found torn at Bargaari in Faridkot, Punjab. 24 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Book Review: Communal Violence, Forced Migration and the State: Gujarat since 2002

Displacement and migration constitute what might be called a traumatic experience for many as they lead to uprooting one from one’s base. But if this happens due to some large scale violence, which has a communal and a caste overtone, it makes the situation worse. 947 more words

On India's Independence Day: A promise unfulfilled for religious minorities

“India lives as one; India grows as one; India celebrates as one,” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered these lofty words to a joint session of… 1,271 more words

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Activist Teesta's NGO license cancelled

Activist Teesta’s NGO license cancelled

Activist Teesta Setalvad who is part of the organisation which is fighting the communal violence in the state of Gujarat in 2002, is in for more trouble. 8 more words

The Horrific Dadri Lynching: What You Need To Know

On 28th September 2015, a violent mob in Dadri, Utttar Pradesh killed Mohammad Akhlaq

A Hindu mob armed with sticks attacked Akhlaq and his family at their home. 287 more words

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