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Dadri lynching communal: Home Ministry

NEW DELHI, Oct 06, 2015, DHNS Horror aftermath: Politicisation of killing, mudslinging complicate situation in UP village The Union Home Ministry on Monday expressed concern over “various incidents with communal overtones” across the country and bracketed the “unfortunate” murder of a man over beef eating rumours under communal incidents. However, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and…

How WhatsApp stoked tension in Dadri In past few months, police say they averted a few communal incidents by keeping a tab on social media activities

Azaan Javaid @AzaanJavaid Dadri (Gautam Buddha Nagar, UP): The Uttar Pradesh Police in the last two months had diffused nearly five incidents of communal tension in various villages of Dadri. Authorities here had received intelligence inputs from multiple sources about village youth, who as the police believe, were having ‘conversations’ which might have disturbed the…

Continuing scandal Statistics confirm that the criminal justice system is inefficient, and prejudiced against minorities and poor.

05OCT2015 By: Express News Service | Published:October 5, 2015 12:02 am The National Crime Records Bureau figures for 2014 point to a problem that is still with us: almost 68 per cent of the inmates of India’s overflowing prisons are undertrials, and 70 per cent of those convicted are illiterate. Affluent states like Goa, Punjab,…

In Dadri, BJP legislator Sangeet Som warns: ‘Befitting reply if innocents framed’

Written by Abhishek Angad , Aditi Vatsa | Dadri | Updated: October 5, 2015 12:03 pm Controversial BJP MLA Sangeet Som, accused of making inflammatory speeches during the 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal riots, threatened in Bisara on Sunday that they were capable of giving a “befitting reply” if “innocents were framed” for lynching of a man…

Teacher held for ‘thrashing’ Dalit boy

“After investigation, he was found to be guilty and was arrested on Saturday night,” said Narendra Choudhary, Circle Officer of Osian. By: Express News Service | Jaipur | Published:October 5, 2015 2:54 am A teacher, who allegedly beat up a 12-year-old Dalit student for taking a plate from a stack reserved for non-Dalits at a…

Muslims lagged behind because they kept women enslaved: AMU V-C

AMU Vice-Chancellor Zameer Uddin Shah also lashed out Muslims for not working during the month of Ramazan. Written by Mohd Faisal Fareed | Lucknow | Updated: October 5, 2015 9:04 am Lt Gen (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah, Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, said Muslims lagged behind in the development race because they kept their women…

How a tech error by NIA led to acquittal of Goa blast accused

NEW DELHI: A technical error committed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in its charge sheet against six members of Sanatan Sanstha in the Goa blast case considerably weakened their trial, HT has learnt. “In order to file charges under the Explosive Substance Act of 1908, a sanction is required from the district magistrate. Rather…

Enter Bisara village at your own risk, cops tell journalists

Mob accuses media of one-sided reporting, roughs up reporters and video journalists, stones vehicles Azaan Javaid @AzaanJavaid Dadri (Gautam Budh Nagar, UP): A day after Union minister Mahesh Sharma launched a scathing attack on the media for allegedly giving a communal colour to the lynching of Mohamad Akhlaq, reporters, photo and video journalists were chased…

Hindu radicalisation not new for Bisara

Anil Sinha, NEW DELHI, Oct 05, 2015, DHNS: Evidence suggests that Bisara village in UP’s Gautam Buddh Nagar district where a Muslim man was killed for allegedly consuming beef has been radicalised by Hindu fringe elements for some time. Local residents, however, are silent about it. Bisara and some other villages that are surrounded by…

Dadri Lynching: UP Homeguard spread beef rumour to instigate attack on father and son, says police

Police say he had dispute with victim, forced priest to make announcement on cow slaughter. Written by Aditi Vatsa , Manish Sahu | Lucknow | Updated: October 4, 2015 2:36 am Police have detained an Uttar Pradesh Homeguards constable who, they say, is a key conspirator behind the mob attack in Bisara village, Dadri, on…

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