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Holy book desecration: Protest by Sikh preachers reaches Chandigarh border

March towards CM’s house started from Fatehgarh Sahib, stopped at Mohali Written by Divya Goyal 2 | Fatehgarh Sahib | Published:October 31, 2015 2:10 am A stand-off took place on Friday on the outskirts of Chandigarh as the UT Police prevented Sikh preachers, protesting the police firing that killed two people and the incidents of…

Couple killing in 1993 riots: HC upholds life sentence for 4

Oct 31 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Shibu Thomas Mumbai: Twenty-two years after the death by stabbing of a Chembur couple in the 1993 riots that followed the Babri Masjid demolition, the Bombay high court upheld the life sentence given to four people for the crime. A division bench of Justice Vijaya Kapse-Tahilramani…

Riots after barber refuses to close shop on Tuesdays

• 29 Oct 2015 • Hindustan Times (Mumbai) • Sudipto Mondal [email protected] BANGALORE: A riot broke out in the village of Nelliyadi, 70km from Mangalore, on Tuesday after a Muslim barber refused to shut shop as per Hindu customs. The violence injured dozens of people and destroyed property worth lakhs. Bajrang Dal leader Ravi Ballya,…

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…

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