Muzaffarnagar

  • 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. ...
  • News 360: Economic Survey 2014 says FY15 GDP growth seen at 5.4-5.9 pc July 9, 2014

    India will probably unveil bold reforms in its Budget on Thursday in a bid to turn around an economy growing at decade lows, but major changes to taxes will be absent, a survey showed. ...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 10 months on, victims still face government's apathy June 17, 2014

    It has been nearly 10 months since the deadly riots took place in Muzaffarnagar district in western Uttar Pradesh forcing thousands of people, mostly Muslims to live in refuge campus in Shamli. The condition at the relief camp is getting worse day by day. CNN-IBN's Runjhun Sharma visits the relief...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism: Azam Khan April 16, 2014

    Samajwadi Party's controversial leader Azam Khan said that the 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism and Samajwadi Party is the only one which is responsible for promoting secularism. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 10, 2014

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  • News 360: Boys commit mistakes, don't hang them for rape, says Mulayam April 10, 2014

    In a highly shocking statement on rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that "sometimes boys make mistakes." Yadav even went on to add that if his government comes to power, they will try to amend the law. ...
  • Voters exercise their franchise in the crucial 3rd phase of LS polls April 10, 2014

    Voters exercised their franchise in the significant third round of the Lok Sabha elections. The common people, the old, youngsters, businessmen, entreprenuers, villagers, etc all came out to vote keeping in mind the issues that matter the most to them. The third round which will elect 91 MPs to the...
  • 90-year-old woman in Muzaffarnagar votes for 'Muhabbatnagar' April 10, 2014

    A 90-year-old voter in Muzaffarnagar exercised her franchise hoping for peace in the riot-hit area. ...
  • LS polls: Muzaffarnagar electorate step out to exercise their franchise April 10, 2014

    The electorate in Muzaffarnagar step out and cast their vote almost after seven months of the bloodshed that claimed lives of over 60 people. ...
  • LS polls: Voters look for hope amidst despair in Muzaffarnagar April 9, 2014

    Being the epicenter of the political discourse in Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar once known as 'mohabbat nagar' is looking for hope amidst despair and people are gearing up for the Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • UP government did everything to stop the communal riots: Akhilesh April 8, 2014

    With the Muzaffarnagar riots becoming a key poll issue in Uttar Pradesh, CM Akhilesh Yadav has defended his government. "Our government did everything possible to stop the communal riots in UP. We did whatever we could and stopped the entire riots within a day," Akhilesh Yadav said. ...
  • Modi attacks Mulayam, says nearly 250 riots took place in UP in a year April 6, 2014

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that there have been at least 700 riots in India in a year. Out of that at least 250 riots happened in Uttar Pradesh under the rule of Samajwadi Party. ...
  • BJP taking communal route: Akhilesh Yadav on Amit Shah April 6, 2014

    A day after BJP's Amit Shah allegedly told Jat leaders near the riot hit area of Muzaffarnagar to vote for revenge, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has hit out at Shah. Akhilesh said, "These BJP people are taking communal route since they have nowhere else to go. It is very...
  • Election Yatra: Understanding the voters, issues in Western UP April 2, 2014

    Western Uttar Pradesh is still grappling from the damage that it had to bear from the Muzaffarnagar riots. The business in the city is badly hit, firstly because of riots and now because of elections. While people consider themselves to be completely helpless some say that they are not...
  • Open Mike: Will vote bank politics further widen communal divide? March 26, 2014

    After the communal riots in 2013, the importance of the Lok Sabha elections in Muzaffarnagar is very high. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Muzaffarnagar to find out the views of its residents on vote bank politics. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 26, 2014

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  • BJP hits out at SP over Muzaffarnagar riots March 26, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh hit out at the Samajwadi Party government over Muzaffarnagar riots. Rajnath said, "Even Supreme Court held the SP government's negligence responsible for the Muzaffarnagar riots. The SP government failed to stop the riots." ...
  • 30 minutes: The aftermath of Muzaffarnagar riots January 18, 2014

    Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana village in...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi wows party workers, says MPs will elect PM January 17, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at AICC meet in New Delhi on Friday exhorted party workers and leaders to get ready for the Lok Sabha elections and not rest till the battle was won against a rival which is good in marketing but very poor in delivering. Following the AAP...
  • 'Narad Rai's statement is extremely derogatory and insulting' January 12, 2014

    Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi said the comments made by Uttar Pradesh Sports Minister Narad Rai was extremely insensitive. Rai on Saturday stoked a fresh controversy over deaths in relief camps for riot-hit victims in Muzaffarnagar, saying people die even in palaces. "People die in palaces too. It is not...
  • News 360: Congress, BJP hit out at SP over Saifai festival January 9, 2014

    BJP and Congress on Thursday slammed the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh for holding celebrations at party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's native village of Saifai while the victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots reportedly suffer under adverse weather conditions at relief camps in the state. ...
  • News 360: UP government's Saifai Mahotsav draws opposition's ire January 8, 2014

    The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has come under stinging attack for organising its annual event, the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav', and sending a group of its MLAs for a study tour to foreign countries at a time when the future of Muzaffarnagar riot victims remains uncertain, with several of...
  • UP government receives flak for spending blindly on 'Saifai Mahotsav' January 8, 2014

    The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh is facing the heat for organising an extravagant event like 'Saifai Mahotsav' when the riot victims in Muzaffarnagar battle cold in their makeshift camps. "Don't know what Mulayam Singh and other leaders are waiting for. At a time when riot victims in Muzaffarnagar...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 7, 2014

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  • LeT eyes Muzaffarnagar: Does terrorism feed on communal riots? January 7, 2014

    The Special Cell of Delhi Police busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba module that was trying to recruit people from riot-hit areas in Uttar Pradesh. The statements of two men living in Muzzaffarnagar exposed the alleged plot. They say they had been contacted by two Lashkar operatives Mohammed Rashid and Mohammed Shahid who...
  • News 360: MHA denies Rahul's claim of ISI luring UP riot victims January 7, 2014

    Union Home Ministry and Delhi Police have denied reports that Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was in touch with some Muzaffarnagar riot victims and is trying to recruit them. Delhi Police Special Cell Commissioner SN Shrivastava clarified that Liaqat and Zamir who were arrested for being in contact with LeT...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 1, 2014

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  • Has UP govt behaved in inhuman manner towards Muzaffarnagar riot victims? January 1, 2014

    While Samajwadi Party leaders celebrated New Year's eve at the 'Saifai Mahotsav' in party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's native village, Muzaffarnagar riots victims in relief camps continue to battle the winter chill in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. The riot victims in relief camps stare at an uncertain future as...
  • SP has lost all human values: BSP on Saifai Mahotsav December 29, 2013

    The BSP hit out at the SP leadership in Uttar Pradesh for holding the Saifai Mahotsav - an annual festival of song and dance at the Yadav family's native village at a time when hundreds of victims of Muzaffarnagar riots were living in difficult circumstances in relief camps. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar December 27, 2013

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