Communal Violence
India  /  Published 18.07.20

Riot probe plea to President

A group of 72 eminent citizens, including retired civil servants, have written to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking a probe into reports that have accused the BJP of inciting the Delhi communal riots ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.08.19

Kutch beef-up after coastal sneak-in alert

Intelligence agencies have issued an alert on a possible infiltration attempt by Pakistani terrorists into Indian waters through the Kutch area of Gujarat to incite communal disturbance or carry out a...
By Our Special Correspondent and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.07.19

Helpline on hate crimes

United Against Hate (UAH), a rights group, has launched a toll-free helpline to provide legal aid and early warnings of communal incidents against the backdrop of the recent attacks on Muslims.The num...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.20

‘Gated community’ means this now

The “border” is being fortified with gates on either side of a sewer that cuts through northeast Delhi where riots killed as many as 52 people a fortnight ago.Hindus and Muslims both feel they nee...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.05.19

Skullcap attack allegation

A Muslim youth has alleged that he was mercilessly beaten, questioned about his skullcap and forced to chant “Bharat Mata ki jai” in Gurgaon on Saturday, the day Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi...
By G.S. Mudur and PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

In Bengal, a triumph of force

Last week, I was invited to speak at a discussion meeting in Calcutta on the economic revival of West Bengal. Without wanting to be facetious, I quietly pointed out that the first occasion I had encou...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 03.03.20

Delhi riot strain on India-Iran relations

India-Iran relations — already negotiating the demands of US sanctions — took a hit this week following the Delhi riots after Iran’s foreign minister posted a particularly scathing tweet on Mond...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.03.20

...Volunteers toil while you tweet

The living victims of the Delhi riots throng the narrow gates of the Mustafabad idgah, behind the blue gates of which are doctors and mattresses in tents.Scores of volunteers help them fill compensat...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's plea to UN on atrocities

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad has written to the United Nations seeking a probe by an international commission into human rights violations in India in the backdrop of the communal riots in Delh...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Doctor: Cops gaped at wound 4 times

Delhi police stopped an ambulance ferrying a man with a bullet injury to hospital four times and asked the accompanying doctor each time to remove the dressing and gaped at the wound, the doctor said ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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