Tag: Riots

Even after 4 years of Muzaffarnagar riots 190 families yet to receive compensation from UP govt

Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International has criticized Uttar Pradesh government for not giving compensation to more than 190 families displaced after 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots even four years after the communal incidents. “Communal riot survivors (190 families) are yet to receive compensation and continue to stay in squalid conditions in resettlement[Read More…]

Post-Godhra riots case: 28 men acquitted

Almost one and half decades after the incident, a trial court in Kalol town of Gandhinagar district exonerated 28 men who were accused of rioting, arson and desecrating a spiritual place during the post-Godhra riots at Paliyad village on February 28, 2002. Notably, just a day after, a violent mob[Read More…]

In UP, you can buy communal riots

A sting operation by India Today shows ministers open to orchestrating communal riots in Uttar Pradesh if they are paid. Ahead of the assembly elections, three leaders from the BJP, Samajwadi Party and Hindu Swabhiman Sangathan are caught on camera agreeing to spark violence in exchange for money—SP’s Hafiz Mohammed[Read More…]

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