Communal Violence
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

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

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Lost: faith in neighbours

Asif Ali walked down Lane 4 in Bhagirathi Vihar, pointing out each of the seven homes and businesses owned by Muslims that were burnt down on February 25.“The mob was made up of outsiders, probably ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Can’t prevent riots: SC

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Wednesday a plea to register FIRs against BJP leaders and others whose hate speeches have partly been blamed for the Delhi riots. But the highest court of the l...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.02.20

More than a road divides riot-hit belt in Delhi

The Hindu area of Bhajanpura and the Muslim quarter of Chand Bagh face each other across a wide thoroughfare running through the northeastern part of Delhi.After days of deadly riots between members o...
By Reuters in New Delhi


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