DHULE RIOT

  • Bombay High Court ex-judge to probe Dhule riots March 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court's retired judge Shrikant Malte will conduct an inquiry into the communal riots in Dhule in north Maharashtra that left six people dead in January 2013. According to an official, Home Minister RR Patil made the announcement in the assembly on Monday. Over a 100 people and 102...
  • Dhule riots: SC notice to Maharashtra for independent probe February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Maharashtra government on a plea seeking an independent probe into the Dhule riots of January 6. The court's response came to a petition filed by Naseer Ahmad, who is the father of a victim who had died in the...
  • Dhule riots: Maharashtra Police submit report on firing February 13, 2013

    The Maharashtra police have filed a report on the police action during the Dhule riots of January 6. The police have admitted that the police firing that took place was excessive but necessary. ...
  • Dhule riots: Police say firing was excessive but necessary February 12, 2013

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Police have filed a report on the police action during the Dhule riots of January 6, 2013. In the report, it has admitted that the the police firing which occurred was excessive but necessary. The report says the police action was necessary to retrieve additional superintendent Akhilesh Kumar...
  • Dhule riot: 6 policemen arrested for indulging in vandalism February 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Six policemen were arrested in Dhule in Maharashtra on Friday, almost a month after they were caught on video vandalising and assaulting civilians during the riots in the city. Police drew sharp criticism after the visuals of the video were shown on news channels. The video showed policemen smashing water...
  • Maharashtra: Police draws sharp criticism over Dhule riots January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: In the wake of the Dhule riots, visuals of the Mumbai Police seen vandalising and assaulting civilians have drawn sharp criticism. The city's law and order machinery has come under fire with some accusing it of having an obvious bias. Twenty years on, 58yearold Akhtari Tahir Waghle is yet...
  • Dhule riots: Policemen caught on video vandalising property suspended January 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has acted against the policemen caught on video vandalising private property during the recent riots in Dhule. Home minister RR Patil has said that the policemen identified in the video have been suspended. The incident raised questions over the police's handling of the riots that left six...
  • Dhule riots: Locals call for action against police January 27, 2013

    Dhule: Maharashtra policemen, who were caught on camera vandalising property during the Dhule riots, are now facing strong calls of action against them. The incident raised some serious questions over the police's handling of the riot, during which six people died and over a hundred were injured. While a high level...
  • Dhule riots: Video shows policemen looting shops January 26, 2013

    Dhule: In what may validate complaints of police atrocity during the Dhule riots, CNNIBN has accessed a video that shows policemen going on a rampage, looting shops and pounding vehicles parked on roadsides during and after the clashes. The video shows men in uniform destroying private property. Some policemen can be...
  • Maharashtra govt orders judicial probe into Dhule riots January 16, 2013

    Dhule: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday ordered a judicial probe into the January 6 communal riots in this town in which six people were killed and over 200 injured. This follows a magisterial inquiry ordered earlier into the incidents in Dhule, 350 km north from Mumbai. Announcing the judicial probe, Chief Minister...
  • Maharashtra: CID to probe Dhule riots January 13, 2013

    Mumbai: A CID probe has been ordered into last Sunday's communal clashes and subsequent police firing in Maharashtra's Dhule town that left five dead and nearly 200 injured, police said on Saturday. "The CID will investigate the matter from all possible angles and also inquire if any provocative speeches were...
  • Dhule riot: 'Police shot dead many young innocent men' January 9, 2013

    Dhule: Mistrust in police has seeped within people after communal clashes broke out in Dhule a northern town in Maharashtra on Sunday. Residents claim that police shot dead many young innocent men during the riot. Parveen Rais Patel, who lost her 17yearold son in the riot, remains inconsolable. She...