March 25, 2020 4:17 am
Violence first broke out at Maniar Mohalla where Muslims had gathered at a mosque in Maniar Mohalla for Shab-e-Mehraj prayers at 9.15 pm during Janata Curfew.
June 27, 2019 7:43 am
Usman Mulla was arrested by the Byculla police after a non-bailable warrant was issued against him for not appearing before the court. Seven of his co-accused were acquitted in 2011 by the sessions court, but the case against Mulla was separated and he was declared an absconding accused.
September 03, 2018 12:08 am
Veera Hiranandani’s previous novel, The Whole Story of Half a Girl, had another teen protagonist, Sonia Nadhamuni, who was half-Indian and half Jewish-American. It was also partly autobiographical.
August 04, 2018 5:28 pm
Hamid Kureshi’s memoir is a stark reminder of the 1969 Ahmedabad riots and the need to tackle the communal flames of polarisation.
April 08, 2018 2:01 am
The state home department announced Rs 2,13,700 as compensation for damage to property in the Samastipur violence, Rs 25,30,000 for Aurangabad and Rs 8,50,000 for Nawada.
March 30, 2018 10:07 pm
The situation was brought under control, though tension prevailed in the area, the DM said, adding that a heavy deployment of police was in place.
March 09, 2018 2:36 pm
Fresh violence erupted on Friday in Muslim neighbourhoods in Sri Lanka's hilly central district. Most Muslim-owned businesses in the country remained shut today as troops remained on high alert to prevent any untoward incidents after Friday prayers.
January 29, 2018 3:49 pm
The governor described the incident as "shameful" and said such violence had occurred for the first time in the last 9-10 months. Violent clashes between two communities had claimed one life in Kasganj town of UP on Friday.
January 19, 2018 1:15 am
The communal conjuncture in Karnataka calls for more than policing.
July 25, 2017 11:35 pm
336 cases related to offences promoting enmity between different groups on the ground of religion, race, place of birth were registered in 2014, which have risen to 475 in the year 2016, an increase of over 41 per cent.
January 11, 2016 8:16 am
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Describing the riot in Malda district as an act of communal violence, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday asked why secular leaders are silent on the incident. Naqvi further said the way communalisation is done under the protection of the West Bengal government is unfortunate and condemnable. He also alleged that the state government is playing vote bank politics on the incident.
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