Mathura: The BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial probe into the recent clashes between two communities in Kosi Kalan town near Mathura, which claimed four lives and left 16 others injured.
"Why is the government avoiding a judicial inquiry into the riots? One-sided action by the administration will not be tolerated," senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh told reporters in Kosi Kalan.
"If the administration is found to be at fault, then action should be taken against it," he said.
Accompanied by Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Laxmi Kant Bajpai, Singh interacted with victims of the clashes. Four persons were killed and 16 others injured after the clashes broke out in Kosi Kalan, about 45 km from Mathura, on June 1, reportedly after a pedestrian used water meant for some religious purpose....more
10:50 PM, Jun 13, 2012
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred two senior officials in Mathura following the clashes between two communities that left four people dead, an official said. Mathura District Magistrate (DM) Sanjay Kumar and the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dharamveer were transferred on Sunday. According to a government spokesperson, Alok Tiwari has been appointed as the new DM and NR Padmaja as the new SSP of Mathura. The two officials...
01:00 PM, Jun 04, 2012
New Delhi: Four people have died and nearly 16 injured in clashes that took place in Mathura on Thursday. Eight companies of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and 4 companies of Rapid Action Force have reportedly reached the area and Section 144 has been imposed in the area after clashes took place over a water tanker. A few instances of arson and stone pelting were also reported. However, the situation is...
10:16 AM, Jun 02, 2012