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Communal clash in Rajasthan town

Rajasthan Jaipur, October 28, 2015 Three days after communal clashes rocked Sri Dungargarh and Bhilwara towns, a clash was reported in the Chippabarod area of Rajasthan’s Baran district. On Monday night, a group beat up two persons from the Gujjar community in Chippabarod. One of the injured was rushed to the hospital. The same night…

Communal clash in Rajasthan town

Rajasthan Jaipur, October 28, 2015 Three days after communal clashes rocked Sri Dungargarh and Bhilwara towns, a clash was reported in the Chippabarod area of Rajasthan’s Baran district. On Monday night, a group beat up two persons from the Gujjar community in Chippabarod. One of the injured was rushed to the hospital. The same night…

Communal scene worsens in U.P.

Mohammad Ali Meerut, October 27, 2015 According to officials in the Lucknow police headquarters, over 100 people have been arrested and 25 cases filed in the last one week. Uttar Pradesh is on the boil again. In just about three weeks, there were as many as a dozen incidents of communal violence. Nine districts of…

Mob torches 10 houses in Banaskantha village

Oct 26 2015 : The Times of India TIMES NEWS NETWORK Animosity Over Girl’s Abduction 5 Mths Ago Said To Be Reason Ten houses of the minority community were allegedly torched by a group of people in Aarkhi village, some 70km from Palanpur, late on Saturday night. Police have booked seven members of a Patel…

Curfew continues in Rajasthan town, 60 held

Jaipur, October 26, 2015 The restriction will be relaxed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today A day after communal tension gripped Sri Dungargarh town in Bikaner district of Rajasthan, curfew continues to be in force. District Collector Punam said on Sunday, “We will give a relaxation in the curfew for two hours between 9…

Communal clash in UP village over idol procession

Police said at least two houses were partially damaged in arson, while three motorcycles and two bicycles were also set on fire. By: Express News Service | Allahabad | Published:October 23, 2015 3:36 am Violence broke out between two communities in a village under Sultanpur Ghosh police station area of Fatehpur district in UP on…

Dadri killing premeditated, says National Commission for Minorities

Mehboob Jeelani NEW DELHI, October 22, 2015 “A sacred place like a temple was used to exhort people of one community to attack a hapless family”. Debunking the notion that the Dadri lynching was an “accident,” the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) says the assembly of a mob that killed Muhammad Akhlaq on September 28…

Family of man who died in ‘prank’ alleges hate crime

Yakub was killed on September 29 when his colleague Santosh Aherkar allegedly inserted a hose used to clean cars in his rectum. By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:October 22, 2015 2:15 am The family of Yakub Sheikh, a 48-year-old who died last month when a colleague inserted a high pressure air hose in…

ET Newsmaker – Communal Remarks Small Part of Long List of Crime

SAKSHI MAHARAJ MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, BJP RakeshMohan Chaturvedi New Delhi The saffron-clad swami has faced serious charges including that of murdering BD Dwivedi, a cabinet minister in Kalyan govt Offensive communal remarks are perhaps the mildest of offences that BJP’s Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj has indulged in as a look at his past reveals that…

Book sacrilege: Two brothers arrested, Punjab police claims foreign hand involved

Oct 21, 2015 | The brothers committed the offence in connection with ‘someone in Australia’ Punjab: Punjab police on Tuesday claimed to have cracked one of the seven cases of sacrilege of holy books in the state with the arrest of two brothers, who committed the offence in connection with “someone in Australia”. A Special…

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