Communal clash

Communal clashes occur when Congress rules the country: Himanta Biswa Sarma

He said no state had recorded as many deaths of the minorities as Assam did during the 15-year Congress regime under three-time former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

published on : 15th October 2019

Police vehicle damaged, inspectors injured, in a communal clash in Andhra's Dhone

Three policemen injured; additional forces deployed; TDP chief appeals to people to observe restraint.

published on : 10th September 2019

Union minister Upendra Kushwaha roughed up by anti-quota protesters in Bihar; clashes erupt in several districts

Supporters, mostly upper castes youths, blocked roads and forcibly enforced the nationwide shutdown in Ara town, Bhojpur district.

published on : 10th April 2018

Two BJP leaders held for communal clashes in Bihar; party accuses Opposition RJD of spreading rumours

Dinesh Jha and Mohan Patwa were arrested along with ten others for their involvement in the communal clashes that erupted at Rosera on Tuesday.

published on : 29th March 2018

Asansol violence: Police, administration not performing their duties, says BJP MP Babul Supriyo

Supriyo’s claims come in stark contrast to the police’s statement that the situation is under control in Asansol.

published on : 29th March 2018

Bhagalpur communal clashes: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son to move anticipatory bail plea

Arijit Shashwat has an arrest warrant on the charges of inciting communal violence in Bihar's Bhagalpur.

published on : 26th March 2018

Case lodged against Bihar minister Ashwani Choubey's son for Bhagalpur communal clashes

Bhagalpur is a communally sensitive place as it witnessed one of the worst communal riots in 1989 in which more than 1,000 people were killed.

published on : 19th March 2018

Uttar Pradesh Kasganj riots: Police ignored telltale signs

The conflagration could have been avoided had police and administration not failed to gauge underlying tension.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Uttar Pradesh government sends report to Centre on Kasganj violence

The state government's report contains details about the arrests made by the UP Police and circumstances leading to the death of the lone victim Chandan Gupta.

published on : 31st January 2018

Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj violence: Main accused in Chandan Gupta murder case held

Petition seeking NIA probe, Rs 50 lakh relief, martyr’s status for Chandan Gupta has been dismissed.

published on : 31st January 2018

Kasganj communal violence:112 arrested, situation remains tense

Explosives were found during house to house searches following which the state police chief said that the stringent National Security Act would be invoked against the culprits.

published on : 28th January 2018

Kasganj communal violence: Section 144, internet shutdown continue in UP district; accused identified, say cops 

The situation in Kasganj remained tense on Sunday, three days after violent clashes followed a 'Tiranga Yatra' carried out by bike-borne youth on Republic Day where one person was killed.

published on : 28th January 2018

Baduria violence: MHA seeks reports from West Bengal government

The communal violence broke out in North 24 Parganas district on Monday over a controversial Facebook post.

published on : 5th July 2017

Centre sends 400 anti-riot policemen to Saharanpur in UP

The forces were sent after a request from the Uttar Pradesh government, which also despatched a preliminary report to the Home Ministry with details on incidents of violence.

published on : 25th May 2017