Communal Tension

Day after Muzaffarnagar riots conviction, BJP MLA Vikram Saini gets acquittal in another case

The BJP MLA and 26 others were facing trial for their alleged role in the violence at Kawal village when a crowd was returning after the cremation of two Jat youths.

published on : 12th October 2022

CLP leader Mallu Bhatti demands Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh’s disqualification

Coming down heavily against the BJP, Vikramarka, addressing a press conference, said the BJP has been attacking the State like locusts by damaging the constitutional values, integrity, and secular fab

published on : 25th August 2022

Meat thrown at UP Shiva temple: Police arrest main accused 

Taking action, the government transferred the then District Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Mishra, Superintendent of Police Rajesh Srivastava and Talgram police station in-charge Hari Shyam Singh.

published on : 13th August 2022

2 Muslim brothers pose as Hindus, desecrate mazaars to stir communal tension in UP's Bijnor

Duo arrested and are being grilled by sleuths of the UP Anti-Terrorist Squad, Intelligence Bureau and Special Task Force.

published on : 25th July 2022

Coimbatore man held for offensive writings on pillars of Ukkadam-Athupalam flyover

The suspect is identified as S Sheriff alias Abdul Sheriff of Narasimha Naidu Street near Marakkadai, who is an autorickshaw driver attached to the stand near Rainbow bus stop on Trichy road.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Curfew relaxed for four hours in J&K's Bhaderwah; situation peaceful: Officials

Meanwhile, in the Jammu district, too, policemen were deployed in strength outside mosques with a direction to not allow any street protest after the Friday prayers, officials said.

published on : 17th June 2022

Broadband, mobile internet services restored in Ramban; curfew continues in Bhaderwah

However, the students, appearing in board examinations, were asked to reach their examination centres on showing valid identity and admit cards to the deployed forces.

published on : 13th June 2022

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot skips birthday celebration due to communal tension in Jodhpur

People visited Ashok Gehlot's residence to extend wishes but he postponed all programmes and reached the CMO in the morning to hold a high level meeting.

published on : 3rd May 2022

No route change for Annamma Devi procession amid communal flare up tensions

A letter written by Gulab Pasha, a social activist from Swaraj India, had gone viral, after he requested that the route of the procession be changed.

published on : 24th April 2022

Tackling India’s Communal Battlefields

You wonder why Ram Navami which signifies the victory of Ram over Ravan or victory of good over evil should evoke such mindless violence.

published on : 24th April 2022

Karnataka: Hubballi police arrest another student for derogatory poster

A second PUC student Abhishek Hiremath posted the controversial video on social media on April 16, later he was nabbed by the police following a complaint. 

published on : 22nd April 2022

Amid communal tension, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai faces heat over reservation in state

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai now has the challenge of handling the issue of assurance of reservation for Panchamasali Linagayat community under 2A category.

published on : 18th April 2022

More communal flashpoints in Karnataka’s Hubballi too

Social media post triggers riots in Hubballi; 12 police personnel injured, 87 arrested

published on : 18th April 2022

Communal tension in Old Hubballi

There was communal tension after some incidents of stone throwing in some areas of Old Hubballi late on Saturday evening.

published on : 17th April 2022

Haunted by Ram Navami communal violence and their burnt houses, families shift to safer places in riot hit Khargone

The families who have left their homes resided in communally-sensitive areas including Sanjay Nagar, Gaushala Road, Sarafa Bazar-Baniawadi, Bhavsar Mohalla and Pathanwadi.

published on : 12th April 2022

Digvijaya Singh's faux pas; politicians keep embers of communal tension alive in Madhya Pradesh

The authorities had bulldozed at least 52 "illegal properties" of people involved in violence in Khargone and Sendhwa towns on Monday. Sources say similar actions are likely to continue.

published on : 12th April 2022

Right-wing activists vandalise Muslim traders' shop in Karnataka's Dharwad, police book case

The members who arrived shouting slogans started to throw the fruits and other items from the pushcarts belonging to the Muslim community.

published on : 10th April 2022

Putting down Karnataka to attract investors not in good taste: Bommai slams TN, Telangana

The government is likely to interact with IT-BT industry representatives ahead of the Bengaluru Tech Summit to allay concerns, if any.

published on : 9th April 2022

Kolar: Stones thrown at Sri Rama Shobha Yatra, Mulbagal tense

Sree Seetharama Kalyanothsava and Sree Rama Maha Samrajya Pattabhisheka were planned as part of the four-day programme at Avani Kesthra in Mulbagal from April 7 to 11.

published on : 9th April 2022