Muzaffarnagar Aftermath

  • Muzaffarnagar
    May 02, 2014 15:10 IST

    Muzaffarnagar rape case reopened on SC order

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases, has reopened a gang-rape case of Phugana village in the district, following a directive by the Supreme Court.

  • Sangeet Som, Hukum Singh
    Mar 12, 2014 00:40 IST

    BJP, BSP likely to field candidates tainted in UP riots

    More than six months since the riots left nearly 60 persons dead and more than 40,000 homeless, all eyes will be on the BJP’s line-up for western UP – especially the seats around Muzaffarnagar – on Thursday.Did Muzaffarnagar benefit riot-tainted politicians?

  • Nawab Ali
    Jan 25, 2014 22:06 IST

    For Muzaffarnagar Muslims, 'it feels like Partition'

    HT revisits the most-affected villages of Muzaffarnagar to find a change in demographics and examine why riot-hit Muslims may never return home. Some have sold their homes and moved on. But many haven't. Full coverage: UP riots aftermath

  • Bassi Kalan relief camp
    Jan 25, 2014 00:46 IST

    Muzaffarnagar riots: First chargesheet filed

    The Special Investigation Team probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases filed its first chargesheet on Friday against the only two persons arrested so far. The team also got the district magistrate’s permission to exhume the body of a man who was allegedly hanged to death and later buried by rioters.

  • Loi, Muzaffarnagar
    Jan 14, 2014 14:03 IST

    Muzaffarnagar: police asked to nab 22 rape accused

    The Special Investigation Team probing the Muzaffarnagar riots has identified 22 out of 27 accused in six gangrape cases in Phugana village here and asked the local police to arrest them.

  • Shehnaaz
    Jan 03, 2014 19:40 IST

    UP govt vacates 43 relief camps within two weeks

    The administrations of Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts have closed down 43 camps within a fortnight of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi asking the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure safe return of riot-hit people to their homes.

  • Muzaffarnagar
    Jan 02, 2014 00:26 IST

    Three months after UP riots, BSP panel visits area

    Three months after the Muzaffarnagar riots, on Wednesday a 12-member delegation of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) led by senior leaders visited the riot-affected areas of districts and assured the victims and their families full support of their party.

  • Akhilesh Yadav
    Dec 30, 2013 20:19 IST

    UP riot survivors out in cold; SP, BSP party on

    At a time when the death of children in relief camps for Muzaffarnagar riot victims is raising uncomfortable questions, the show is on for the SP through Saifai Mahotsav. Rival BSP too is busy, for Mayawati's birthday.

  • Bassi Kalan relief camp
    Dec 31, 2013 00:51 IST

    Centre asks for report again; UP keeps silent

    The Uttar Pradesh government has turned a deaf ear to the Union home ministry’s request for status reports on the Muzaffarnagar relief camps, but home minister Sushilkumar Shinde isn’t giving up.

  • Shehnaaz
    Dec 30, 2013 00:03 ISTIn focus

    UP govt hurts riot victims with words and deeds

    Insensitive statements from all quarters, including the official machinery, have only rubbed salt into the wounds of the Muzaffarnagar riot victims. The riots left 63 people dead and 50,000 displaced.

  • Cries from the camps: Muzaffarnagar aftermath
    Dec 25, 2013 19:13 IST

    One injured in fresh clashes in Muzaffarnagar

    Troubled Muzaffarnagar was bristling with tension once again after one person sustained bullet injuries in group clashes at Sandhavali village on the outskirts of the city yesterday evening.

  • Youth Congress
    Dec 13, 2013 00:21 IST

    SC raps UP over Muzaffarnagar riot camp misery

    Coming down hard on the Uttar Pradesh government over reports that 40 children had died in its relief camps in riot-torn Muzaffarnagar, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed it to take immediate steps to ensure there were no such deaths in future, especially with winter setting in.

  • Muzaffarnagar
    Dec 04, 2013 22:11 IST

    Muzaffarnagar's gang-rape victims sentenced to silence

    Sixteen killed, six gang-raped, 24 accused - but not a single arrest has taken place even two months after the horror of riots visited Fugana village in Muzaffarnagar. The women of the village named names in their FIRs but they still see the accused roaming free. Full coverage: Cries from the camps

  • Muzaffarnagar
    Dec 03, 2013 23:44 ISTAFTERMATH

    Underage girls marry in Muzaffarnagar riot camps for protection, money

    Mass weddings were triggered soon after a few couples in Shamli district’s camps were gifted Rs 1 lakh each from the UP chief minister’s relief fund. The news spread like wildfire and the camp-dwellers scrambled to get this dole.

  • Dilshana Begum
    Dec 02, 2013 20:29 IST

    Cold death stalks Muzaffarnagar riots victims hounded out of home

    After their kin were murdered, homes burnt and women raped before their eyes during the Muzaffarnagar riots, thousands fled to the safety of makeshift camps. At one such camp in Malakpur 28 people have died in the past one month, 25 of them infants.