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Muzaffarnagar riots


Muzaffarnagar riots: UP seeks to withdraw case against 3 BJP MLAs

December 24, 2020 7:28 am

The accused in the case filed at Shikheda police station include Sangeet Som, MLA from Sardhana (Meerut); Suresh Rana, MLA from Thana Bhawan (Shamli); and Kapil Dev, who represents the Muzaffarnagar Sadar seat in the Assembly; apart from Hindutva leader Sadhvi Prachi.

Yogi Adityanath: ‘Brothers killed in 2013 immoral, not linked to Muzaffarnagar riots’

July 25, 2019 6:47 am

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has informed the Assembly that the probe has made it clear that the murder of two brothers - Nawab and Shahid - has nothing to do with the riots.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Attach properties of six absconding accused, orders court

May 08, 2019 3:22 am

The alleged murder is said to have triggered the killing of two youths — Gaurav and Sachin —and the subsequent communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining districts.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Accused in murder case of eyewitness surrenders

May 05, 2019 12:54 pm

Toni, who was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000, surrendered on Saturday evening and the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Rakesh Gautam has sent him to judicial custody, said public prosecutor Gagan Saran.

Relief for ex-IPS officer Rahul Sharma as CAT allows his plea

December 25, 2018 3:11 am

Sharma has alleged that he was sidelined following his damning deposition before the Nanavati Commission, which probed the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case: Prime witness found hanging; cops suspect suicide, kin say murder

December 25, 2018 2:58 am

The body of Sodan Singh, 58, was found hanging from a hook near a tubewell. While police suspect it to be case of suicide, Sodan’s son Ravinder alleged his father was murdered.

Uttar Pradesh: Muzaffarnagar riot accused dead, cops probe revenge angle

November 12, 2018 7:01 am

Police are probing if the death was a result of revenge killing, with Kaala’s brother alleging some gunmen had barged into his home and shot him.

Allahabad HC dismisses petition on Commission report on Muzaffarnagar riots

March 29, 2016 8:47 pm

The order came on a PIL filed by a local journalist Allama Zamir Naqvi, General Secretary of All India Muslim Council.

Clashes lead to nine arrests, Muzaffarnagar tense again

March 19, 2016 2:46 am

Violence sparked by ‘harassment’ of college student, security stepped up.

Surprising that Muzaffarnagar riots report did not hold BJP MP, MLA responsible: Digvijaya Singh

March 14, 2016 4:13 am

The leader also took a jibe at the RSS, which changed its dress code after 91 years, saying ‘the outfit should now change its ideology too’


Does the Lok Sabha poll offer any hope to the Muzaffarnagar riot victims?

April 17, 2014 10:27 am

The Indian Express presents this report from ground zero