COMMUNAL CLASHES

  • False alarm about trouble at Trilokpuri throws cops in tizzy November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police was thrown into a tizzy last evening when it received around a dozen calls about a brawl in east Delhi's Trilokpuri only to find that no untoward incident had taken place in the area where communal clashes had erupted last month. Police said they had received 11...
  • Trilokpuri lessons: Smarter resource mobilisation, community dialogue November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Trilokpuri clashes have stressed the need for Delhi Police to streamline resource mobilisation process in such situations and to engage with communities at the grass-root level to defuse tensions before they spiral out of control. After assessing the problems they faced while dealing with the situation in...
  • New Delhi: Arms meant for delivery in Trilokpuri seized November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The seizure of two pistols and live rounds from two men who were supposed to deliver them to someone in violence-hit Trilokpuri on Wednesday, raised concerns that anti-social elements are still at work in the locality which is slowly limping toward normalcy. According to police, Amit Kumar Singh (33)...
  • New Delhi: Muharram to be observed in Trilokpuri under heavy security November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Muharram will be observed on Tuesday in east Delhi's violence-hit Trilokpuri area amid heavy security with Hindu volunteers taking part in the processions. The entire route of the procession will be monitored aerially with the help of drones. As many as 30 Hindu volunteers will lead the four Muharram...
  • Delhi's Trilokpuri prohibitory orders relaxed for 11 hours October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday relaxed the prohibitory orders for 11 hours in Delhi's Trilokpuri area, which has been hit by communal clashes. "The prohibitory order relaxation has been effective from 6 AM and will go up to 5 PM (Thursday)," Joint Commissioner of Police Sanjay Beniwal told IANS. Two groups...
  • Trilokpuri clashes: Children starve as prices of commodities soar, say residents October 27, 2014

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday sought a detailed report from Delhi Police on the clashes which occurred in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area. "We aren't able to buy milk, prices have soared. We have sent our children to Utttam Nagar to buy supplies," said residents. ...
  • Delhi: Home Ministry demands detailed report from police on Trilokpuri clashes October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday sought a detailed report from Delhi Police on the clashes which occurred in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area. Reportedly, the MHA has sought a detailed report after allegations that the police response had been slow. Till now, 45 people have been...
  • Trilokpuri communal clash: 14 arrested for spreading rumours October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Police on Sunday arrested 14 persons for spreading rumours and fanning tension in east Delhi's Trilokpuri locality even as no fresh violence was reported and situation remained "under control" despite being tense in the area which has been on the boil during the last three days following a...
  • Trilokpuri clashes: Prohibitory orders imposed, 62 people arrested October 26, 2014

    An uneasy calm prevailed in Trilokpuri area of East Delhi, on Sunday, after the clashes between two groups left 19 people injured including five with gunshot injuries. No untoward incident has been reported in the past 12 hours. Section 144 has been imposed in the area. The Rapid Action Force...
  • Delhi: Uneasy calm in Trilokpuri after communal clash October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: An uneasy calm prevailed in Trilokpuri area of East Delhi, on Sunday, after the clashes between two groups left 19 people injured including five with gunshot injuries. No untoward incident has been reported in the past 12 hours. Section 144 has been imposed in the area. The Rapid...
  • Delhi: 19 injured in communal clashes in Trilokpuri October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: At least nineteen people were injured including five with gunshot injuries after communal clashes erupted in Trilokpuri in east Delhi on Saturday. Some families have left the area following the outbreak of violence. The police have detained 65 people so far and say the situation is now under...
  • 30 minutes: No justice for victims even a year after Muzaffarnagar riots September 7, 2014

    It has been a year since the communal clashes broke out in Muzaffarnagar. CNN-IBN revisits Muzaffarnagar to find out if the divide between Hindus and Muslims has deepened and if the wounds are healed. ...
  • EC orders transfer of Moradabad SSP ahead of bypoll August 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The Election Commission on Saturday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to remove Senior Superintendent of Police Moradabad Dharamveer Yadav. "On the directives of the EC, SSP Moradabad has been removed and Luv Kumar has been posted in his place," a senior officer said. Yadav's transfer has been done following BJP's...
  • UP: Communal clashes in Bulandshahr, few shops damaged August 21, 2014

    Bulandshahr: Communal clashes broke out between two communities on Thursday in Bulandshahr's Hapur district. The fight broke out after some children fought with each other and later their parents clashed with each other in Bahadurgarh village. Few shops have also been damaged due to stone pelting. ...
  • 471 people died in communal clashes in Assam since 2001: Centre August 4, 2014

    Guwahati: As many as 471 persons lost their lives in communal clashes and 263 were injured in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday. Replying to a query by AGP MLA Keshab Mahanta during the Question Hour in the Assam Legislative Assembly, Environment and Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain...
  • US report on UP communal clashes a 'conspiracy': SP August 1, 2014

    Samajwadi Party on Thursday said that a recent US report on communal clashes was a "conspiracy" against Uttar Pradesh government to defame it in international media. "It seems that some forces are trying to defame the state in international media and the mandate given to the SP. They are trying to...
  • Interests of religious group can't supersede that of public: HC July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has ruled that the religious interests of a community cannot be allowed to supersede the interests of public at large. The remark came in a verdict which upheld the Centre's decision to revoke its "inprinciple" approval granted to the construction of a Jain temple...
  • Saharanpur tense as communal clashes claim 3 lives, blame game continues July 27, 2014

    Saharanpur: Even as Saharanpur continues to simmer over Saturday's violent clashes between two communities over a land dispute, the blame game has already begun. Sources in the Uttar Pradesh intelligence unit claim that despite their inputs, the state government waited to act till the situation went out of hand. According...
  • Saharanpur: Police maintains strict vigil, no fresh violence reported July 26, 2014

    Curfew has been imposed in Saharanpur after violent clashes between two groups. Two people have been killed in the clashes and 15 have been injured. ...
  • 62 arrested in communal clashes in Moradabad July 6, 2014

    Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh: 62 people have been arrested so far in connection with the communal violence that stunned Moradabad on Friday. Clashes broke out in the Kanth district over the installation of loudspeakers at a religious place. Some of the those arrested have alleged that Muzaffarnagar riots' accused MLA Sangeet Som...
  • Centre seeks report from UP government on Moradabad communal clashes July 6, 2014

    Moradabad: Even as normalcy returns after communal tensions broke out in Moradabad on Friday, the Centre has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the violence. Tension errupted in the area after two communities clashed on Friday over the installation of a speaker in a temple. A day after...
  • District administration identifies five more Muzaffarnagar riots victims June 2, 2014

    Five more victims have been identified in the Muzaffarnagar riots and the district authorities have decided to provide a compensation of Rs 13 lakh to their families, officials said on Monday. "Five more persons, namely Sukhan, Nazim Safi, Shakooran, Zarifan, Andaman, have been identified as riot victims and their families would...
  • Communal clashes in old Hyderabad, 2 dead in police firing May 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Two people have been killed and seven others injured when police opened fire to control a communal clash in the old city of Hyderabad on Wednesday. Clashes broke out between members of two communities in old Hyderabad on Wednesday afternoon. Police fired at the mob to control the situation. Two...
  • Meerut tense as communal clashes leave 50 injured including a policeman and 2 mediapersons May 10, 2014

    About 50 people, including a top police officer and two media persons, were injured in a communal clash in Meerut on Saturday, police said. The incident occurred around 2 p.m. when a group of people was installing a water facilitation centre near a mosque. Members of the Jain community opposed the installation,...
  • Mallipattinam clash: 22 arrested on hate speech charges April 16, 2014

    Chennai: On electoral authorities' direction, police have arrested 22 persons for allegedly making hate speeches during a recent clash between different communities at Mallipattinam in Thanjavur district. Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar said complaints were received from both sides that hate speeches were made by the other, in connection with the...
  • Kanpur DM appeals for peace after communal clashes during Ram Navami April 9, 2014

    After a clash between two communities over the route of a procession on the occasion of Ram Navami in Kalyanpur area near in Kanpur, the district magistrate on Wednesday appealed to people to maintain peace and harmony. The situation is under control in the area and schools and colleges have been opened, DM...
  • Court rejects bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riots accused February 13, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of an accused arrested for allegedly looting house of a Muzaffarnagar riots victim during clashes last year. The court on Wednesday dismissed the plea of Yogendra Singh, saying there was no case of bail. According to the prosecution, few people, including the accused,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Two accused surrender in court February 4, 2014

    Two accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots case have surrendered before a local court in Muzaffarnagar which sent them to judicial custody till February 17. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar rejected the bail plea of the two accused, Anurag Bansal and Sandeep Tyagi, who surrendered before the court on Monday and remanded...
  • Activists write to Shinde, Akhilesh, demand riot victims be rehabilitated immediately January 29, 2014

    A group of social activists Tuesday appealed to union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to immediately rehabilitate the Muzaffarnagar riot victims. Under the banner of Forum for Democracy and Communal Amity, the activists have sent a written appeal to Shinde and Akhilesh Yadav, asking...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Attachment proceedings initiated against 21 accused January 27, 2014

    A local court has initiated attachment proceedings against 21 absconding accused in the four cases of loot and burning during the Muzaffarnagar riots. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar at the request of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the cases ordered attachment proceedings against the accused under Section 83 of the...