20 Apr 2014
Khartoum: Over 100 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudan's Warrap state, a media report said.
16 Apr 2014
Muzaffaranagar: A one member judicial commission constituted by the UP government to probe the Muzaffarnagar communal violence began its hearing on Wednesday.
08 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Under attack from Opposition over the Communal Violence Bill, Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday defended it, saying that the proposed law is not violative of the country's federal structure and is required, as several state governments have been accused of shielding those guilty of targetted violence.
19 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Concerned over "growing attacks" on its workers and party offices in West Bengal, the CPI(M) on Saturday asked the Election Commission to take urgent steps to ensure free and fair polls and alleged that a "rattled" Trinamool Congress was spinning "a web of conspiracy theories" to justify "its violence".
08 Feb 2014
Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday demanded that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the Centre should, despite opposition from many parties, ensure passage of the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill in the ongoing Parliament session.
18 Apr 2014
Araria (Bihar): JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday vowed to do "whatever is required" to stop the BJP in Bihar, so as to prevent it from forming a government at the Centre.
19 Apr 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama has signed legislation aimed at denying US visa to new Iranian envoy to United Nations, Hamid Aboutalebi, because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the American embassy in Tehran.
05 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Pitching for the safe passage of Communal Violence Bill in the current session of Parliament, Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Thursday said that it is not a divisive Bill and efforts are on to arrive at a consensus on the issue.
02 Dec 2013
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday voiced her strong opposition to the Prevention of Communal (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013, saying it trampled on the authority of the states.
18 Dec 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has supported the Communal Violence Bill, but insisted on a political dialogue with states before finalising the legislation.