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President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday condoled the death of seven people in Friday's Indian Air Force chopper crash in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district.
A day after three persons were killed in clashes between two communities over a plot of land near a gurdwara in Saharanpur, in western Uttar Pradesh, the situation remained tense on Sunday.
Political blame game has begun over the violence in Saharanpur with Congress accusing the UP government of "administrative lapse" while BJP alleged that Samajwadi Party was indulging in "vote-bank politics".
Lucknow, July 27 : Samajwadi Party leader Rajendra Chaudhary on Sunday reiterated that the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav -led Uttar Pradesh government would ensure that whoever is found guilty in the Mohanlalganj rape case will be punished.
In a bid to defuse a fast-escalating situation, the Akal Takht on Saturday directed calling off of Sikh congregations planned in Amritsar on Sunday and in Karnal on Monday over Haryana's decision to create a separate committee to manage gurdwaras in the state.
With riots again breaking out in the communally sensitive Western UP area in Sahranpur near Muzzafarnagar, it is becoming increasingly clear that the communal and crime situation in UP is spiralling out of control.
Summary Three persons were killed and 19 others, including policemen, injured today as violent clashes broke out between two communities over a land dispute in Saharanpur with mobs indulging in brick batting and arson, prompting authorities to clamp curfew.
India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing criticism for remaining silent about incidents deemed anti-Muslim in the past week, underscoring fears that his Hindu nationalist followers will upset religious relations in the multi-faith nation.
Violent clashes broke out in Saharanpur in western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday over a land dispute as groups of Muslims and Sikhs clashed on the streets in broad daylight.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to ensure communal harmony in the state in the wake of violence in Saharanpur and offered all help to contain the situation.
JD on Saturday expressed deep concern over the recent communal flare up in different parts of the country and sought a "clear" stand from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue.
If you haven't ever observed what the heading says, just visit the Delhi-Haridwar highway during the Kanwar Yatra, an annual pilgrimage of disciples of Lord Shiva.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:56 am
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