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Communal Violence
India  /  Published 11.04.21

Baran witnesses mob violence, curfew imposed

Following the stabbing of two youths in in Chhabra town of Baran district, Rajasthan, dozens of vehicles and shops were torched and vandalised by mobs as communal violence broke out on Sunday, forcing...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Baran

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.21

When Mahatma ensured peace

In the middle of an ever-expanding concrete jungle in Beliaghata stands Hyderi Manzil, a 400sqm, single-storey, 19th-century structure on a 1,000sqm plot. Now better known as Gandhi Bhavan, this buil...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.21

Daily blood: community based violence

Crime figures and categories provided by the government give a partial, even if alarming, picture. The target, site, background, level of cruelty and aftermath of each crime must be laid out for the w...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 25.12.20

Attempt to let BJP leaders off riot hook

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has initiated the process of withdrawing cases related to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots against three BJP lawmakers. Rajiv Sharma, a government counsel,...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.12.20

Delhi violence finger at Shah

A fact-finding report released by the CPM on Wednesday on the communal violence in Delhi in February has held Union home minister Amit Shah responsible for the escalation of the violence and prejudici...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 13.08.20

Communal attack on journalists

Three journalists from The Caravan magazine were assaulted by a crowd on Tuesday while investigating signs of fresh communal tension since August 5 in northeast Delhi, which witnessed riots in Februar...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

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 17.01.20

Terror, violence victims need Aadhaar to claim benefits: MHA

Aadhaar will be required for getting benefits under a central government scheme for providing financial assistance to family members of victims of violence perpetrated by terrorists or naxals, and com...
By 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 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


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