Ballabhgarh News

Ballabhgarh lynching case: Prime accused in Junaid Khan's killing arrested; All that has happened so far

Ballabhgarh lynching case: On June 22, Junaid Khan was stabbed to death while his brothers, Hashim and Sakir, were injured on board a Mathura-bound train by a mob which allegedly hurled communal slurs against them. The boys were on their way back home to Ballabhgarh after doing Eid shopping in Delhi's Sadar Bazaar.

In Atali, Ramzan begins with prayers, some fear

“Everything has changed. Ramzan used to be a joyous occasion but now everyone is worried. I cannot risk offering namaz at the mosque for an hour and-a-half. They burnt it down and hurt us once; how do we know it won’t happen again?” he says.


Village won’t get to pray at torched mosque for Ramzan

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 return — to torched houses and broken utensils

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

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

Congress MP demands arrest of perpetrators in Ballabhgarh clash

Hussain Dalwai called on Rajnath and sought arrests of the attackers as identified by the victims of the communal violence that took place in Atali village in Ballabhgarh area.


In riot-torn Ballabhgarh, two panchayats separated by a thick wall of distrust

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.

Letters to the Editor: Beef for Children

Ballabhgarh violence: Incidents like these make “unity in diversity” and “communal harmony” look like eyewash

Ballabhgarh: Before violence, court ruled Mosque land Muslim property

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.

Ballabhgarh communal violence: Peace talks fail as police yet to make arrests

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

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Homes destroyed in Ballabhgarh violence, Muslims take refuge in police station

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