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Atali clashes may have sparked off Palwal violence, say police
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

350 police officers, RAF personnel conduct flag marches as tension simmers.

Both Muslims and Jats leave Atali — for different reasons
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Violence erupted in the village on May 25 as 2,000 armed men allegedly set fire to the only mosque in the village as well as Muslim homes and shops.

Haryana: After clashes, Palwal tense, 17 held
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Tikri Brahman village is a little over 30 km from Atali village in Ballabhgarh, which saw rioting in May and has been simmering since then.

10 arrested for Atali violence
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Villagers said protests broke out on Saturday at Atali when the police were rounding up the accused.

Communal violence: Police detain Jats in Atali over clashes
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Fifteen people were injured and almost 150 Muslim villagers camped at the Ballabhgarh police station until June 3.

Atali communal violence: Muslims make plans to leave homes, say no end to violence
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Many Muslims admitted that leaving the village permanently might be the only way to ensure the safety of their families.

Day after Ballabhgarh communal violence: Behind Atali’s second brush with violence, a spat over drinking water
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

While the Jats in the village admitted that the altercation at the temple had taken place on Tuesday night, they strongly denied allegations about instigating the violence.

Hindus, Muslims pelt stones at each other as violence erupts yet again in Ballabhgarh
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Hindus, Muslims threw bricks and bottles from rooftops, mosque desecrated again, said Police.

IP varsity’s flip-flop resulted in stay on MBBS counselling
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

According to the new schedule counselling will be held from June 29.

Night before at India Gate: The last stretch before record-breaking event
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Till 2 am, the roads were still open, but no loitering was permitted.

Air quality index not akin to air quality control, say experts
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Various ministries are playing a role in tacking this problem and this makes it very difficult.

Ramzan in Atali in Ballabhgarh: Jats get mosque fans removed
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

Two portable fans for prayers in torched mosque violates court stay, claim Jats.

Village won’t get to pray at torched mosque for Ramzan
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

The Muslim community in the riot-affected village said they had returned to the village only after receiving assurance that they would be allowed to rebuild a part of the mosque before the beginning of Ramzan on June 18.

Ballabhgarh Communal Violence: Muslims reject compensation of Rs 1 lakh per family as too little
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

They also alleged that essential services such as transport and goods were being “denied” to the community.

Safai Karamchari Strike: Strike will not end till demands are met, say 17 unions
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

A total of 4,680 metric tonnes of garbage was cleared by Saturday evening.

Sanitation workers strike: Congress credits Rahul for release of salary funds
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Rahul also projected the party as one that would fight for the rights of the marginalised.

In debt and on verge of penury
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

When 52-year-old Savitri Devi went to the local moneylender last week, he refused to lend her any money. Now there’s nothing to eat at home, she admits. Three months of non-payment of wages by the East Municipal Corporation have reduced her life to one of penury, worsened by the need to pay back her debts. […]

One union calls off strike, 17 more to continue
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Delhi Pradesh Safai Mazdoor Union president Rajendra Mewati said the strike had been called off by only one workers’ union and the other 17 will continue the protest.

Muzaffarnagar gangrape: Court representative of victims ‘threatened’
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

The Pairokar had accompanied one of the women, whose case has recently been reopened, to the Muzaffarnagar district court.

At ITO, a shiny Metro station and a story of the capital
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Among the exhibits is one on the Supreme Court, which was built in the 1950s.

Ballabhgarh Communal Violence: Back home, Atali Muslims have no work, find no buyers for their goods
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

The violence on May 25 allegedly saw 2,000 armed men target Muslim homes near an under-construction mosque, which served as the flashpoint for the violence.

Ballabhgarh Communal Violence: ‘Woman arsonist, masked men, gold thieves’ in village riot
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

100 police complaints filed by Atali Muslims detail a free-for-all where Hindu neighbours wreaked havoc.

Ballabhgarh Communal Violence: Court case hits Muslims who were promised they could build mosque
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

After the violence, almost 150 Muslims fled the village and took shelter at the Ballabhgarh (city) police station.

‘Unbelievable, everything has been destroyed,’ say Muslims who returned to Ballabhgarh
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

A sizeable contingent of police and Rapid Action Force watched tentatively as families entered their homes to survey the extent of the damage.

Ballabhgarh communal violence: Muslims return — to torched houses and broken utensils
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

What began as a dispute over land, where the Muslims where constructing a mosque, turned into violence on May 25 with over 2,000 heavily armed men allegedly selectively targeting Muslim homes.

Window opens for Muslims to return to gutted homes, but they are in no hurry
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Jats reportedly promised they will allow mosque to be built, police say action will be taken on FIRs

Explain ‘dubious land transaction’: Allahabad HC to Gr Noida Authority
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Over the next couple of months, the land was transferred to builders, duly approved by the Greater Noida Authority.

In riot-torn Ballabhgarh, two panchayats separated by a thick wall of distrust
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

The Muslims had taken refuge inside the police station exactly a week ago when the land upon which the mosque was being constructed became a flashpoint for violence.

Ballabhgarh Communal Violence- Riot-hit Muslims stand their ground: Arrest culprits first
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Villagers still camping at police station a week after their homes were set afire.

Ballabhgarh Communal Violence: Won’t return till rioters held, say Muslims
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

Third day of talks fail as no arrests are made and no pact looks likely for disputed mosque in Atali village.

Ballabhgarh communal violence: Peace talks fail as police yet to make arrests
Sun, May 31, 2015

This is the second time that a meeting between the two communities has failed.

Ballabhgarh: Before violence, court ruled Mosque land Muslim property
Sun, May 31, 2015

Violence swept the village on May 26, as 2,000 heavily armed men set on fire several Muslim homes and shops in an hour-long rampage.

2,000 men armed with swords, axes began attack in Ballabhgarh: FIR
Sat, May 30, 2015

The violence in Atali began Monday evening, the flashpoint of a five-year dispute over the construction of a mosque.

Dispute over mosque rears its head when panchayat polls draw near, say villagers
Sat, May 30, 2015

Panchayat elections to be held in August this year.

Ballabhgarh Communal Tension: Homes torched, 150 Muslims seek shelter at a Haryana police station
Fri, May 29, 2015

The violence in Atali began Monday evening, the flashpoint of a five-year dispute over the construction of a mosque.

Ballabhgarh Communal Tension: MLA Moolchand Sharma says all calm, but Muslims are wary
Fri, May 29, 2015

A quick clean-up job at Atali Village, but most villagers stay on at police station