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UP riot victims say panel right in indicting politicians

Sep 26 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Uday Rana Meerut While the BJP has slammed the Vishnu Sahai Commission, which has reportedly blamed the 2013 Muzaffarnagar on politicians and the local administration, riot victims have hailed the findings and said the panel was right in indicting politicians. While the findings of the report…

Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP & SP responsible Subhash Mishra

Sep 24 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Lucknow:Judicial Panel Also Blames Senior Cops, Officials The Justice (retired) Vishnu Sahai commission probing the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, in which more than 60 people were killed and around 50,000 rendered homeless, has indicted local members of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh and the BJP…

Stone pelting in Godhra after fight over right of way

TIMES NEWS NETWORK Stone pelting took place at two locations in Godhra town in Panchmahal district after a tiff in the sensitive Pimputkar Chowk between members of different communities on Wednesday night. The altercation took place after each side insisted the other make way for their car on a congested street. The incident took place…

Rioting case against 140 for Raikhad violence

Ahmedabad: TIMES NEWS NETWORK Gaekwad Haveli police have registered a case for rioting against 140 unidentified persons for the incident at Raikhad on Monday night. Police are yet to make any arrests in the case. It is the third incident of late-night trouble in the past fortnight where police have registered rioting. The first incident…

One arrested in CPI leader Govind Pansare murder case; accused member of Sanatan Sanstha

According to sources, the accused has been identified as Samir Gaikwad. Gaikwad hails from Sangali and was arrested from his home town on Tuesday. Written by Rashmi Rajput The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare has arrested an ‘active member’ of Sanatan Sanstha in connection with the case.…

Death threat to Mysore rationalist

K.M. Rakesh Bangalore, Sept. 10: A second rationalist has received death threats in Karnataka after M.M. Kalburgi, a campaigner against superstition and idol worship, was shot dead at his doorstep in Dharwad city on August 30. K.S. Bhagawan, a Mysore-based writer and a close associate of Kalburgi, received an anonymous letter yesterday afternoon saying he…

Meerut cops blame RSS man for clashes

Meerut: Police say they suspect Arun Jindal, an RSS pracharak hurt in Saturday’s clashes at Haathikhana area of Lalkurti, to be the man behind the violence that broke out as Janmashtami was celebrated. Policemen are now on alert and taking no chances as WhatsApp messages have been circulating, calling people to join a “mahaarti“ at…

Dahod tense after authorities raze wall of Muslim cemetery

The clash began when officials of the Dahod municipality, accompanied by those from the district administration and police, arrived at the Godhra road to bulldoze a green boundary wall leading to the cemetery. Dahod remained tense on Sunday after locals clashed with authorities and pelted stones at them over demolition of a boundary wall of…

Violence subsides in troubled Manipur dist, curfew still on

Friday, 04 September 2015 | Anup Sharma | Guwahati The violence has subsided in the troubled Churachandpur district of Manipur where a clash between the security forces and an irate mob erupted since Monday killing seven persons and injuring 20 others even as curfew continued in the troubled district to ensure that the violence does…

5 killed in Manipur violence, indefinite curfew in some areas

September 2, 2015 The fear of losing ancestral land due to migration of “outsiders” from neighbouring countries and north and east Indian States has prompted fresh agitation in the southern district of Manipur. The recent flare-up is triggered by the passage of the Protection of Manipur Peoples Bill, 2015, and two amendments — one on…

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