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Haryana violence highlights: Mahapanchayat set to be held in Manesar

Haryana's Nuh violence highlights: Five people have died so far in Haryana after clashes broke out in Nuh district during a religious procession on Monday.
A crane removes a burnt vehicle following clashes between Hindus and Muslims in Nuh district of the northern state of Haryana, India, August 1.
A crane removes a burnt vehicle following clashes between Hindus and Muslims in Nuh district of the northern state of Haryana, India, August 1.

Haryana's Nuh violence highlights: Five people were killed and over 50 people including policemen were injured in Haryana after clashes broke out in Nuh district Monday. The violence began after a mob of miscreants pelted stones and set cars on fire during a religious procession on Monday evening. According to the police, a religious procession - ‘Brij Mandal Jalabhishek Yatra’ - which was flagged off from Gurugram’s Civil Lines by BJP district president Gargi Kakkar, was stopped by a group of men near Khedla Mod in Nuh....Read More

As tensions gripped the state, prohibitory orders banning the assembly of people were clamped in Nuh and Gurugram, Faridabad, Palwal, and Rewari districts. Along with this, mobile internet services were also suspended in Nuh and Faridabad till Wednesday. The officials also suspended internet in Sohna, Pataudi and Manesar until further orders.

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Aug 2, 2023 3:37 AM IST

Haryana violence: Vigilante Monu Manesar at the centre of row

Mohit Yadav, 28, better known as Monu Manesar, could not be arrested for over five months despite being named (along with 21 others) in the abduction and killing of two cattle traders, Junaid and his cousin Nasir, whose charred bodies were found in a burnt car in Rajasthan’s Bhiwani on February 16. Read full story

Aug 2, 2023 2:53 AM IST

Nuh clashes: How the violence was planned

The plan to attack the Brijmandal dharmik yatra in Nuh was put together soon after a video by cow vigilante Monu Manesar surfaced on the social media on July 20, said senior officers investigating the widespread rioting and violence reported from Nuh and Gurugram since Monday. Read full story

Aug 2, 2023 1:51 AM IST

Delhi Police enhances vigil, on alert following communal clashes in Gurugram, adjoining areas

The Delhi Police enhanced patrolling in the national capital on Tuesday after an alert was sounded following communal clashes in Gurugram and adjoining areas in Haryana, officials said.

A senior police officer said the Delhi Police keeps a tab on the incidents in neighbouring states as well as other parts of the country that may have impact on the national capital. (PTI)

Aug 2, 2023 12:55 AM IST

Nuh clashes part of 'bigger conspiracy': Haryana CM Khattar 

Amid the clashes in Haryana that broke out between two groups in Nuh district in which five people lost their lives, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that it is clear that there was a "well thought out conspiracy behind the clashes" as the anti-social elements didn’t just target members of the procession but also the cops. (ANI)

Aug 1, 2023 10:39 PM IST

Haryana violence LIVE updates: Bhiwani SP given additional charge of Nuh

“The Haryana Government has issued posting and transfer orders for an IPS officer with immediate effect. Bhiwani Superintendent of Police Narendra Bijarnia has been given the charge of Nuh Superintendent of Police in addition to his present duties till further orders,” DPR Haryana posted on X (Twitter)

Aug 1, 2023 10:30 PM IST

Bihar village cries for justice as young cleric killed in Gurugram attack

Following the death of a young Naib Imam of a Gurugram mosque in a mob attack, his village in Bihar sought justice on Tuesday, PTI reported.

Cries for "Justice (insaaf)" rend the air at Maniyadih, a village in north Bihar's Sitamarhi district, to which 19 years old Haafiz Saad belonged.

"Saad babu was scheduled to return by a train along with his elder brother Shadab. Shadab had called us to complain that the little brother was not ready to leave the mosque until tomorrow morning", the slain naib imam's maternal uncle Ibrahim Akhtar told PTI-Bhasha over the phone.

"The main Imam of the Masjid had gone out of station, and Saad felt duty-bound not to leave the premises until his superior, who was scheduled to return on Thursday, was back", said the bereaved uncle.

Aug 1, 2023 9:42 PM IST

Gurugram authorities advisory against sharing hateful content

Aug 1, 2023 9:39 PM IST

Haryana violence updates LIVE: ‘Outside Nuh, no big incidents have happened,’ says ADGP

Amid the clashes in Haryana that broke on Monday between two groups, the Additional Director General of Police Mamta Singh on Tuesday said that Nuh was the main affected area and no big incidents have happened outside Nuh.

While talking to ANI, ADGP Singh said, "Nuh was the main affected area...outside Nuh, no big incidents have happened...there were small incidents of violence, we have registered FIR and an investigation is underway."

The ADGP also appealed to the people to come forward with any information that can help them in the investigation.

"We have arrested a large number of people. We have appealed to everyone to come forward if they have any information that can help us in the investigation or identify the rioters," ADGP Singh said on Nuh clashes.

Aug 1, 2023 9:14 PM IST

Haryana violence latest updates: Farooq Abdullah condemned killing of a Naib Imam

“Party president Dr Farooq Abdullah strongly condemns the heinous killing of a Naib Imam inside a Masjid in Haryana and calls on the government to take immediate action and ensure that the situation is brought under control,” the National Conference said on X (Twitter).

Aug 1, 2023 9:02 PM IST

Haryana Nuh violence: What triggered the unrest?

A communal clash broke out during the 'Brij Mandal Jalabhishek Yatra' organised by Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad in Harayan's Nuh, leading to the tragic death of at least 5 individuals, including 2 home guards. 

The authorities are currently investigating the situation and trying to restore peace and order.

Aug 1, 2023 8:17 PM IST

Haryana violence news: Mob rampages, loots shops. Video here

Aug 1, 2023 8:04 PM IST

Haryana violence updates: Mahapanchayat to be held in Manesar

Mahapanchayat to be held in Manesar at 11am on Wednesday. Villagers and Vishwa Hindu Parishad supporters demanding cancellation of arms licenses of Muslim men.

Aug 1, 2023 7:48 PM IST

Gurugram violence latest updates: Fuel stations ordered not to sell loose petrol/diesel except in emergency case

All fuel stations operating in Gurugram have been strictly prohibited from selling loose petrol/diesel to any person with immediate effect.

Aug 1, 2023 7:37 PM IST

Who is Monu Manesar

Mohit Yadav alias Monu Manesar is the head of the cow vigilante wing of Bajrang Dal in Haryana. Manesar has refuted his involvement in the Bhiwani killings. The case is linked to the death of two cousins Junaid and Nasir, whose charred bodies were found inside a four-wheeler in Bhiwani district. Their families had alleged that they were abducted and murdered by Bajrang Dal members. The outfit has denied the charges. Read Monu Manesar's detailed profile here

Aug 1, 2023 7:32 PM IST

Bhiwani killings: Monu Manesar still at large

It’s been five months, and Monu Manesar, one of the faces of cow vigilantism in Haryana is still at large.

Manesar, 20 others were booked for the abduction and murder of the two Muslim men from Bharatpur, who were found dead inside a charred vehicle on February 16.

The name has again surfaced with the Nuh violence was triggered after rumours spread that Manesar would be attending the procession organised by the Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad. A video of him, who is at large, over his possible presence was also circulated online on Sunday.

Aug 1, 2023 7:14 PM IST

Earlier today, peace committee meeting was undertaken in Gurugram

Aug 1, 2023 6:44 PM IST

All schools, colleges in Gurugram, except those in Sohna, to open from tomorrow

Gurugram District Magistrate office statment: "Taking into consideration the current situation, it has come to attention of undersigned that there is communal tension in the neighboring district of Nuh, which has led to the blockage of roads by anti-social elements in bordering parts of District Gurugram particularly sohna. Such actions may disrupt peace, tranquility, and public order in the region.

In order to avoid any untoward incident and ensure the safety of the students, it is deemed necessary to close all Government and private educational institutions in the Sohna Sub-division of District Gurugram on 2nd August, 2023, in view of the prevailing circumstances.

Keeping in view of the above, it is hereby ordered that all government and private educational institutions shall remain closed on 2nd August, 2023, in Sohna Sub-division of District Gurugram."

Aug 1, 2023 6:32 PM IST

Haryana Nuh violence latest updates: Those behind this will face strict actions, says deputy CM Chautala

“I want to appeal to everyone to maintain peace in the state. The ones who were behind this will face strict actions,” says Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala on violence witnessed in the state.

Aug 1, 2023 6:21 PM IST

Gurugram violence: At least four eatery shops, scrap shops set ablaze in sector 66. Visuals

At least four eatery shops and scrap shops set ablaze by a group of men in sector 66. More than 200 men in different vehicles carrying petrol bottles set them on fire.

Aug 1, 2023 6:19 PM IST

Haryana violence visuals

Aug 1, 2023 5:57 PM IST

Haryana violence claimed the life of two on-duty Home Guards on Monday

Home Guard Neeraj s/o Chiranjee Lal and Home Guard Gursev s/o Sensi Singh were killed on Monday. (HT Photo)
Home Guard Neeraj s/o Chiranjee Lal and Home Guard Gursev s/o Sensi Singh were killed on Monday. (HT Photo)
Aug 1, 2023 5:51 PM IST

Recap: Fresh incidents of violence reported from Gurugram

Fresh violence erupted in Gurugram’s Badshahpur on Tuesday, a day after communal clashes broke out in Haryana's Nuh. Fourteen shops were vandalised in the main market as nearly 200 men on motorbikes and SUVs targeted outlets, mostly selling biryani, and other food stalls. In Sector 66, seven stores were set ablaze. Go through the detailed report

Aug 1, 2023 5:33 PM IST

‘Kerosene of hatred spread across the country,’ Rahul Gandhi targets BJP

“The BJP, the media and the forces standing with them have spread the kerosene of hatred across the country. Only love can douse this fire in the country,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi posted on X in Hindi.

Aug 1, 2023 5:27 PM IST

Haryana violence LIVE updates: Shops vandalised, visuals here

Aug 1, 2023 5:14 PM IST

Haryana violence LIVE updates: Two Home Guards lost their life in Monday unrest

Two Home Guards deployed from Gurugram to Nuh in the wake of the law and order disturbance in that district were killed on Monday, Haryana Police confirmed.

  1. Home Guard Neeraj s/o Chiranjee Lal 
  2. Home Guard Gursev s/o Sensi Singh, 

The state police department has announced 57 Lakh for the support of their families.

Aug 1, 2023 5:06 PM IST

Haryana violence LIVE updates: Shocking visuals of vehicles set on fire surface

Visuals of Gurugram violence ( Dr. Leena Dhankhar/ HT)
Visuals of Gurugram violence ( Dr. Leena Dhankhar/ HT)

Motorists were allegedly intercepted and assaulted and their vehicles were set ablaze in Nalhar village by the mob while they were returning after offering prayers at temple.

Aug 1, 2023 5:03 PM IST

Watch: Shops vandalised in Gurugram

Aug 1, 2023 4:32 PM IST

Gurugram violence latest updates: Nearly 200 men rampage through shops

Fresh incidents spark unrest in Gurugram. Nearly 200 men on motorbikes and SUVs target shops, majorly Biryani shops and food stalls.

Aug 1, 2023 4:27 PM IST

Fresh incidents of violence reported in Gurugram

Fresh incidents of violence erupted in Gurugram's Badshahpur area on Tuesday. 14 shops vandalised in Badshahpur main market run by Muslim men. 

Seven shops were set ablaze in sector 66.

Aug 1, 2023 4:08 PM IST

Delhi CM Kejriwal terms Nuh violence 'deeply troubling', appeals for peace

"The communal violence in Haryana's Nuh (Mewat) is deeply troubling. After Manipur in the Northeast, now such an incident in Haryana is not a good sign," Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal posted on X in Hindi.

Aug 1, 2023 3:38 PM IST

Gurugram Police advises people to remain inside home and come outside only for important work

"We request people to remain inside homes, set outside only for important work and not believe rumours," said Gurugram deputy commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav, adding that the situation is fully under control.

Aug 1, 2023 3:24 PM IST

Nuh violence latest updates: CM Khattar says, ‘the procession is taken out every year but some people began attacking’

"The incident that happened yesterday in Nuh is unfortunate. The procession is taken out every year but some people began attacking the procession and police officials, which looks like part of a bigger conspiracy," says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Nuh violence, PTI reports.

Aug 1, 2023 2:45 PM IST

Nuh violence latest updates: ‘Peace committee will meet every day’

“Locals from both communities were involved and a discussion was held to identify local-level problems. It was then decided to create this peace committee in Sohna where community members will discuss issues that may concern either of the two communities and any anti-social elements or events which may cause communal tension in the area. This peace committee will meet every day,” said Nishant Kumar Yadav, DC, Gurugram, stating shops are being allowed to reopen in Sohna, but the local-level committee has been asked to ensure not more than five people gather at any given location.

Aug 1, 2023 1:54 PM IST

Police personnel deployed across all mosques in Gurugram

Police personnel deployed across all mosques in Gurugram. "The situation is currently under control in Sohna. Some shops have also opened up in few places, the administration said Tuesday afternoon.

Aug 1, 2023 1:28 PM IST

Nuh violence: Peace committee meetings held to quell tensions

Peace committee meetings were held at both Sohna and Nuh at 11 am this morning by the district administration. These meetings will continue to be held in both these violence-hit areas in the next few days, until the administration feels the situation on the ground is normal again, officials said.

Aug 1, 2023 1:12 PM IST

Nuh violence: Administration steps up measures to maintain public order after violence

Nuh DC Prashant Pawar Tuesday gave an update about the aftermath of the incident and steps taken to maintain public order and said, "Section 144 has been imposed in the district, curfew is in place, 20 companies of Paramilitary forces are stationed in the district today, senior state officers are also here... We've divided the district into sub-sectors and formed joined teams of inspectors and magistrates so that we can instil normalcy as soon as possible."

Aug 1, 2023 12:37 PM IST

Internet services suspended in Rajasthan's Bharatpur over Haryana violence

Officials issued order to suspend internet services in four tehsils named Pahari, Kaman, Sikri and Nagar in Mewat region of Rajasthan's Bharatpur on Tuesday, a day after communal violence broke out in Haryana. The clashes took place on Monday during a religious procession after rumours spread that Monu Manesar, key accused in the Bhiwani double murder case, would attend the procession. The Bhiwani case is linked to the death of two Muslim cousins Junaid and Nasir, whose charred bodies were found inside a four-wheeler in Haryana’s Bhiwani district in February. Both the deceased are residents of Ghatmika village in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur.

Aug 1, 2023 12:17 PM IST

Haryana govt order probe in Nuh violence

Haryana home minister Anil Vij on Tuesday ordered probe into Nuh violence and said the mob resorting to arson and violence was a well-planned conspiracy.

Aug 1, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Haryana minister Anil Vij's update on Nuh violence

Nuh violence LIVE news: Haryana home minister Anil Vij said Tuesday that two home guards, one unknown person have been killed in Nuh violence where clashes broke out on Monday. He further said three cops are on ventilator with bullet injuries. 

Aug 1, 2023 11:44 AM IST

Internet suspended in five districts of Haryana, including Nuh, Gurugram

In the aftermath of communal violence that broke out in Haryana on Monday, the administration suspended internet in five districts to maintain public order.

These districts are Sohna, Pataudi and Manesar, Nuh, and Faridabad.

Aug 1, 2023 11:18 AM IST

Nuh locals allege lack of security in Badkali Chowk area

Locals in Nuh’s Badkali Chowk in Haryana alleged that police or paramilitary protection is missing from the area, despite extensive damage reported there. Multiple traders at Badkali chowk said their shops had been burnt to the ground, with the total damage to be in crores. 

Aug 1, 2023 11:04 AM IST

What is section 144 under which prohibitory orders banning assembly of people is issued?

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) are a legal measure used by authorities to maintain public order. When Section 144 is imposed, it prohibits the assembly of five or more persons in the specified area.

Aug 1, 2023 10:55 AM IST

Internet suspended in Sohna, Pataudi and Manesar until further orders

Internet services have now been suspended in Sohna, Pataudi and Manesar until further orders, the officials said.

Aug 1, 2023 10:40 AM IST

Govt to hold peace committee meeting in Sohna at 11 am

The Haryana government said that a peace committee meeting will be held in Sohna at 11 am Tuesday. Five people died in the clashes in parts of Haryana after violence broke out during a religious procession on Monday.

Aug 1, 2023 10:34 AM IST

Section 144 imposed in Faridabad, Palwal and Gurugram

Haryana government said Tuesday that at least 13 companies of paramilitary forces have reached Nuh district, and 6 more companies will reach shortly. “The situation is normal in all the districts around Nuh as well. Section 144 has been imposed as a precautionary measure in Faridabad, Palwal, Gurugram.”

Aug 1, 2023 10:16 AM IST

Haryana communal clashes toll rises to five

Haryana violence news LIVE: At least five people died after clashes broke out in Haryana during a religious procession on Monday. Four deaths were confirmed in the violence that began in the Nuh district. One more person died in Gurugram after a mob set a mosque on fire late night. More than 50 persons were injured in the clashes.

Aug 1, 2023 10:00 AM IST

Three killed as Nuh violence spreads to other parts of Haryana

Haryana violence LIVE news: Three people have been killed and several were injured in violent clashes that broke out in Haryana on Monday.

Aug 1, 2023 9:42 AM IST

Gurugram: One dead after mob sets mosque on fire in sector 57

Haryana violence news Live updates: A mob of close to 45 people fired at a mosque in Gurugram’s sector 57 late on Monday night, subsequently setting it ablaze, the police said. At least one person has died in the incident and three are injured.

Aug 1, 2023 9:16 AM IST

CM Khattar's 'Haryana Ek Haryanvi Ek' message for peace appeal

Manohar Lal Khattar said the citizens should cooperate in the interest of the state by following the principle of "Haryana Ek Haryanvi Ek", asserting that all issues can be resolved through dialogue. The chief minister said that the kind of situation that has arisen in Nuh, the responsibility of every common citizen towards the society increases further.

Aug 1, 2023 8:48 AM IST

A day after clashes, police remains deployed in Nuh 

A day after clashes broke out in Haryana's Nuh, police force has been deployed in the area since Monday to ensure law and order situation, news agency ANI reported. The mobile internet services have been temporarily suspended till Wednesday.

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