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Muzaffarnagar case: Families of boy, woman killed in 2013 riots turn hostile

While Muslim leaders blamed poor police investigation for the acquittals, Rana said that the families of the two victims turned hostile during the trial. And for reasons they don’t explain, the families no longer wish to pursue the case. Written by Manish Sahu , Kaunain Sheriff M | Lucknow/muzaffarnagar | Published:February 10, 2016 3:05 am…

Shamli couple, family battle to build new life after ‘love jihad’ furore

At Shamli’s Kandhla, members of Mohammad Asif’s family, who had been on the run after being accused in a police complaint of abduction, are back home but have suffered “irreparable losses”. Written by Sweta Dutta | Kandhla | Published:February 4, 2016 1:50 am The Muslim boy’s family at their rasidence in Kandla area of Shamli…

Nine injured in Muzaffarnagar group clash

Muzaffarnagar, February 4, 2016 At least nine persons were on Wednesday injured in a clash that broke out between two groups over the appointment of an Imam at a mosque at Doheli village here, the police said. The incident occurred at the village under Purkazi police station area when the two groups confronted each other…

Nine injured in Muzaffarnagar group clash

Muzaffarnagar, February 4, 2016 At least nine persons were on Wednesday injured in a clash that broke out between two groups over the appointment of an Imam at a mosque at Doheli village here, the police said. The incident occurred at the village under Purkazi police station area when the two groups confronted each other…

Shamli couple, family battle to build new life after ‘love jihad’ furore

At Shamli’s Kandhla, members of Mohammad Asif’s family, who had been on the run after being accused in a police complaint of abduction, are back home but have suffered “irreparable losses”. Written by Sweta Dutta | Kandhla | Published:February 4, 2016 1:50 am The Muslim boy’s family at their rasidence in Kandla area of Shamli…

U.P. police destroyed papers on massacre

Mohammad Ali Meerut, February 2, 2016 Documents on PAC deployment were ‘weeded out’. The Uttar Pradesh police destroyed documents that could have helped to prove the involvement of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel in the Hashimpura massacre of 1987, even while the trial is still pending, it has now emerged. Last year, a Delhi…

U.P. police destroyed papers on massacre

Mohammad Ali Meerut, February 2, 2016 Documents on PAC deployment were ‘weeded out’. The Uttar Pradesh police destroyed documents that could have helped to prove the involvement of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel in the Hashimpura massacre of 1987, even while the trial is still pending, it has now emerged. Last year, a Delhi…

Malda violence: Four key suspects yet to be questioned

While 11 people have been arrested for the January 3 violence, police said they have not got any significant information from the accused. Written by Arshad Ali Malda Published:Jan 15, 2016, 2:24 ELEVEN DAYS after the violence at Kaliachak police station in Malda district, police are yet to make any substantial progress in cracking the…

Fatehpur tense after clashes during Makar Sankranti procession

Circle Officer (CO), Fatehpur city, Poornendu Singh said that the clash happened as members of the Hindu community were taking out their annual procession through the town. By: Express News Service Lucknow Updated: Jan 15, 2016, 2:25 Tension gripped Jahanabad town in Fatehpur district after members of two communities clashed during a procession on Makar…

30 injured, shops set on fire in UP communal clash

• 15 Jan 2016 • Hindustan Times (Mumbai) • Haidar Naqvi [email protected] KANPUR: More than 30 people were injured and a woman lost an eye in a communal clash that broke out in the famous Khichdi Mela of Jahanabad town, 35km from Kanpur and in the Fatehpur district of UP. The violence occurred just an…

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