Saharanpur

  • Shivpal Yadav to head committee constituted to probe Saharanpur riots 14 hours 5 minutes ago

    Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday constituted a committee to probe the incidence of violent clash in Saharanpur on July 26, which left three persons dead and over 30 injured. The committee headed by PWD Minister Shivpal Yadav would visit Saharanpur and after going through all the aspects will finally give its...
  • Saharanpur riots: Government to investigate ISI involvement Yesterday

    The government on Wednesday said it will investigate a union minister's allegation of ISI involvement in the communal riots that rocked Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. "Government will investigate the allegation of (MSME Minister) Kalraj Mishra that there could be Pakistani intelligence agency ISI's hand behind the Saharanpur communal riots," Minister of...
  • Saharanpur riots: Main accused arrested, booked under NSA Yesterday

    Saharanpur: Days after communal violence in Saharanpur claimed the lives of three people and left 33 others injured, the main accused for the riots has been arrested. Muharram Ali Pappu was arrested on Wednesday and booked under the National Security Act. Earlier in the day, a six-member BJP team visited...
  • BJP delegation to visit riot-hit Saharanpur today 2 days ago

    Saharanpur: There have been no fresh reports of violence in the riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. A 5-member delegation of the state Bharatiya Janata Party will visit the city later on Wednesday. The delegation includes riot accused BJP leader Suresh Rana who has been charged in the Muzaffarnagar riots case. The...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

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  • ISI's hand could be behind Saharanpur riots, says BJP's Kalraj Mishra 2 days ago

    Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Tuesday raised suspicion that there could be Pakistani Intelligence Agency ISI's hand behind the Saharanpur incident. Talking to reporters, Mirco, Small and Medium Enterprises minister Kalraj said that during the UPA regime Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had admitted that ISI was active in around 45...
  • News 360: Bangalore Police arrests 2 gym instructors in minor's rape 2 days ago

    The Bangalore Police on Tuesday said that the six-year-old girl was gangraped in the school premises and arrested two gym instructors in the case. Bangalore Commissioner MN Reddi said, "This is a case of gangrape. The incident happened on July 3." ...
  • Akhilesh's UP earns dubious distinction, tops the list of states that witnessed riots in 2013 2 days ago

    With 247 incidents of communal violence, Uttar Pradesh has earned the dubious distinction of topping the list of states that witnessed riots in 2013 and the situation is no different in 2014 too. The communal violence claimed 77 lives last year in UP. While the data for this year is still being...
  • Saharanpur riots: 66 arrested, Eid celebrated amidst partial curfew 2 days ago

    Saharanpur: Eid was celebrated amidst a partial curfew in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The curfew was relaxed from 7 am to 11 am on the Ambala road and Behat road. The other areas will get to see curfew relaxed from 3 pm to 7 pm. But there is...
  • Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Saharanpur, devouts offer Eid prayers 3 days ago

    Devouts on Tuesday offered Eid prayers in Saharanpur with district authorities relaxing curfew in the violence-hit city where security forces kept a close watch on trouble-mongers. Curfew was being relaxed in two stages from 7 AM to 11 AM in the old town areas and from 3 PM to 7 PM...
  • Ample security measures in place for Eid: Saharanpur SP 2 days ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Superintendent of Police of Saharanpur said that the curfew would be relaxed if the situation got normal. "There is ample security measures in place for Eid",said SP. ...
  • Riot-hit Saharanpur hopes for a peaceful Eid, curfew to be partly relaxed 3 days ago

    Saharanpur: Tensions have eased slightly in the riot-hit Saharanpur with everyone hoping that the festival of Eid will be a peaceful one. Curfew will be relaxed from 7 am to 11 am on the Ambala road and Behat road. The other areas will get to see curfew relaxed from 3...
  • CNN-IBN appeals for peace on the eve of Eid 3 days ago

    Admist communal tension in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur, CNN-IBN appeals for peace and harmony and wishes you Eid Mubark! ...
  • Saharanpur riots: Situation fully under control, says Home Minister 3 days ago

    Curfew was relaxed on Monday for four hours in violence-hit Saharanpur to allow people to get their daily needs even as district authorities struggled hard to contain trouble-mongers. As the situation has shown improvement, curfew was being relaxed from 10 AM to 2 PM in the new city and from 3...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 3 days ago

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  • News 360: Pak mob kills 3 over blasphemous Facebook post 3 days ago

    A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her grand daughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said on Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities. ...
  • Saharanpur riots: Stern action will be taken against guilty, assures Akhilesh Yadav 3 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said those guilty of violent incident in Saharanpur district would not be spared and stern action would be taken against them. During a meeting with Punjab Assembly Speaker Charanjeet Singh Atwal here, Yadav said the state government was committed to provide justice and...
  • Situation improves in riot-hit Saharanpur, locals hopes for a peaceful Eid 3 days ago

    Saharanpur: As the situation improved in the violence-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, curfew was relaxed for four hours in the town to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. Local residents are hoping for a peaceful Eid. "We just want...
  • Saharanpur clash: Curfew eased, supplies run short before Eid 3 days ago

    As the situation improved in the violence-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, curfew has been relaxed for four hours in the old town areas to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. Reacting to the incident, BJP MP Rajiv Pratap...
  • Saharanpur situation fully under control, says Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    The Centre on Monday said the situation in violence-hit Saharanpur is fully under control and it is keeping close eye on it. "Saharanpur situation is fully under control. We are keeping a close vigil," Home Minister Rajnath Singh told reporters here. Singh's comments came a day after he briefed Prime Minister...
  • Situation improves in Saharanpur, curfew lifted for 4 hours in old town area 3 days ago

    Saharanpur: As the situation improved in the violence-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, curfew has been relaxed for four hours in the old town areas to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. The curfew has been relaxed from 3 PM...
  • Situation in Saharanpur under control: UP government to MHA 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday received a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on Saharanpur clashes which said that the situation was under control. According to the report, no one has been blamed for the violence. The ministry said, "Saharanpur situation is fully under control. We are...
  • Saharanpur clashes: Curfew relaxed for four hours in new city area 3 days ago

    Saharanpur: With the situation improving in violence-hit Saharanpur, curfew in the new city area has been lifted for four hours on Monday to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. Curfew was being relaxed from 10 AM to 2 PM in the...
  • Saharanpur tense, 38 arrested after clashes; Congress leader named in FIR 4 days ago

    Saharanpur: The situation in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh continues to be tense which witnessed violent communal clashes on Saturday resulting in the death of three people and leaving 33 others injured. Thirty-eight people have been arrested so far following the clashes between two communities over a land dispute. Nine FIRs has...
  • Saharanpur tense as communal clashes claim 3 lives, blame game continues 4 days ago

    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 violence appears pre-planned: Union Minister Kalraj Mishra 4 days ago

    Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Sunday said it appeared Saharanpur clashes were pre-planned and asked political parties not to politicise the issue. "The manner in which members of a particular community attacked those, who were protesting against forced grabbing of land, is indicative of a serious conspiracy," he said. "The Saharanpur incident...
  • Saharanpur riots: Authorities deploy drone to ensure peace in the violence-hit area 4 days ago

    Authorities on Sunday deployed drone cameras to maintain peace in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district where communal violence claimed three lives and left over a dozen critically injured. Officials admitted the situation in the district was still tense although there had been no violence on Sunday morning. A curfew clamped on Saturday after...
  • Meerut IG: Drones installed to scan the city 4 days ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Inspector General of Meerut Alok Verma said that they were using drones to scan the city. This was perhaps the first time that drones had been used in a riot zone. "There have been no incidents of violence anywhere and things seem to be returning...
  • Rajnath Singh briefs PM Modi on Saharanpur clashes, 26 arrested so far 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the situation in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh where clashes erupted between two communities over a land dispute. Twenty six have been arrested in the violent clashes that has claimed three lives and left over 20 injured....
  • Saharanpur violence: Rashid Alvi holds BJP responsible 4 days ago

    Indian National Congress leader Rashid Alvi holds BJP responsible for the Saharanpur unrest. He says that they want to destroy and divide Uttar Pradesh. While on the other hand, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain says that the administration of the state has failed miserably and that they have developed a habit...