Riots

  • 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism: Azam Khan 16-04-2014 11:02 PM

    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. ...
  • Do the 2002 riots no longer haunt Modi's politics? 16-04-2014 10:08 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the people will love him when they know him. Making his point clear on his candidature from Varanasi seat, Modi in an interview to ANI said, "I am not going to Varanasi to defeat anyone. I am going...
  • LS polls: Muzaffarnagar electorate step out to exercise their franchise 10-04-2014 08:50 AM

    The electorate in Muzaffarnagar step out and cast their vote almost after seven months of the bloodshed that claimed lives of over 60 people. ...
  • Open Mike: Is there a 'Modi wave' in Western Uttar Pradesh? 08-04-2014 11:03 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits DN College in Meerut to take youth's opinion on 'Modi wave' and the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • UP government did everything to stop the communal riots: Akhilesh 08-04-2014 03:37 PM

    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 06-04-2014 07:19 PM

    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. ...
  • Azam Khan hits out at Jaitley, Modi over 2002 Gujarat riots 02-04-2014 10:54 AM

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has out at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley over the 2002 Gujarat riots. The SP leader said, "We don't expect Modi or the BJP to apologise for the 2002 riots." ...
  • Election Yatra: Understanding the voters, issues in Western UP 01-04-2014 09:50 PM

    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 angry...
  • Open Mike: Will vote bank politics further widen communal divide? 26-03-2014 11:16 PM

    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 26-03-2014 10:36 PM

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  • BJP hits out at SP over Muzaffarnagar riots 26-03-2014 05:45 PM

    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." ...
  • Muslims have moved on, Congress still stuck on 2002: BJP 19-03-2014 12:05 PM

    The BJP has slammed Congress leader Salman Khurshid for questioning the clean chit given to its PM candidate Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots. ...
  • Modi does not require a certificate from anyone: BJP 17-03-2014 07:36 PM

    BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his attack on Narendra Modi over 2002 Gujarat riots. He said that Modi required "no certificate from anyone," ...
  • BJP hits back at Congress for attacking Modi over 2002 riots 16-03-2014 05:52 PM

    BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi hit back at Congress for attacking Narendra Modi over 2002 Gujarat riots. Lekhi said, "The SIT report on Modi is the only thing Congress has to attack him. It has become their agenda because they don't have anything else to talk about. That is why the...
  • LS polls: Jagdish Tytler withdraws his nomination from Northeast Delhi 06-03-2014 08:03 PM

    Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler has withdrawn his nomination from the primary of North-East Delhi after Sonia Gandhi stepped in and asked him to back out. Tyler's nomination had also been withdrawn by the Congress in the 2009 Lok sabha polls after protests over his alleged role in the 1984...
  • FTP: Rajnath apologises to Muslims: Are young Muslims willing to give the BJP a chance? 27-02-2014 11:01 PM

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give the party a chance. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited the Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi and asked...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-02-2014 10:27 PM

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  • Can Modi and BJP ever win the hearts and minds of the Indian muslims? 26-02-2014 10:04 PM

    In a bid to boost its electoral fortunes, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Muslims as party President Rajnath Singh said he was ready to apologise for any past mistakes, a reference to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Rajnath has even asked the minority community to give the...
  • Why is Rajnath apologising when he has done no wrong, asks Alvi 25-02-2014 11:53 PM

    After BJP chief Rajnath Singh while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that Narendra Modi was the one who should beg pardon and not the party supremo for 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • Is 2002 Gujarat riots no longer an elections issue in 2014? 11-02-2014 11:43 PM

    The US ambassador to India Nancy Powell will meet the Gujarat Chief Minister later this week. However, the US cannot offer a visa to Modi during the election campaign, as it might be accused of trying to influence Indian domestic politics. It has said in the recent past that he...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-02-2014 10:38 PM

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  • A Billion Votes: PM calls Opposition to break Telangana deadlock 10-02-2014 07:39 PM

    As the government gets ready to table the Telangana Bill in Parliament, ugly scenes are playing out in the House. There was high drama over Telangana in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Papers were thrown at the Chair and an attempt was made to pull out his mike. The Congress...
  • Ishrat Jahan Case: CBI is under political pressure, says Arun Jaitley 08-02-2014 04:53 PM

    In what could bring respite to the Congress, CBI director Ranjit Sinha on Saturday denied that he was pressured by the UPA government to prosecute BJP leader Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said that all CBI cases...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Modi wooing Muslims to get rid of 2002 taint? 07-02-2014 07:40 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday inaguarated a fair for Gujarati Muslims in Ahmedabad, saying the minority community must be a part of the state's growth story. ...
  • News 360: Caste-based quota stays, says Sonia Gandhi 05-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. ...
  • SGPC condemns Britain's role in Operation Bluestar 05-02-2014 12:46 PM

    Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Avtar Singh Makkar on Wednesday condemned the recent revelations about Britain's advisory role in Operation Bluestar. "The Sikh community never expected this from a country that is popular for human rights," he said. ...
  • FTP: 30 years since 1984 anti-Sikh riots, does justice continue to elude the victims? 30-01-2014 11:50 PM

    Following anger among the Sikh community over Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited Tilak Vihar area in Delhi to meet the widows of those of died in the riots. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-01-2014 11:02 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 30-01-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet has fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. ...
  • A Billion Votes: What happens to Andhra Pradesh bifurcation now? 30-01-2014 07:45 PM

    In a huge embarrassment for the Congress, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Thursday rejected the Telangana Bill after Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy moved a resolution against the bifurcation of the state. The Bill was put for a voice vote after which Speaker N Manohar ruled that most of the...