19 Apr 2016
Srinagar: Municipal authorities in violence-hit Handwara town in north Kashmir today removed three security force bunkers from the main market, fulfilling one of the long pending demands of local residents.
18 Apr 2016
Ahmedabad: The state-wide bandh call given by the Patel community in Gujarat over the quota issue had little impact today except in for some pockets dominated by the community members in different cities of the state.
21 Apr 2016
Kolkata: A CPI(M) supporter was killed and four other party workers were injured during the third phase of polling in 62 assembly seats in West Bengal where over 67 percent turnout was recorded till 3 PM.
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.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: With Rahul Gandhi’s uproar in the Lok Sabha over the demand of a discussion on the recent spate in communal incidents in the nation still fresh in minds, the Lower House will hold a discussion on the Communal Violence Bill today. All eyes will be set on the Congress vice president and his course of action on the issue in the Parliament.
19 Apr 2016
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court ruled that every member of a rioting mob is guilty of the offence committed by some of its constituents, while maintaining that cases related to communal riots require "very careful handling."
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.
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.
17 Dec 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday supported the Communal Violence Bill, but insisted on a political dialogue with states before finalising it if the Congress-led UPA was serious about the matter and not bringing it on the eve of elections to derive political benefits.