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5 min ago | The Indian Express

BJP team says Saharanpur riots pre-planned

A five-member fact-finding team of the Uttar Pradesh BJP, including MLA Suresh Rana, who is an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riot, visited Saharanpur Wednesday and alleged that the riots in the area were "pre-planned" and that the administration had acted in a one-sided manner, "surrendering to the rioters".

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4 hrs ago | The Indian Express

UP government sets up committee to probe Saharanpur clash

Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday constituted a committee to probe the incidence of violent clash in Saharanpur on July 26, which left three persons dead and over 30 injured.

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8 hrs ago | The Times of India

India's 26th Army chief tilled land as a child

General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over as the head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding General Bikram Singh.

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11 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Saharanpur clashes: Main accused arrested

Lucknow : The main accused for instigating clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh which left three people killed and dozens injured has been arrested along with six of his accomplices, police said on Thursday.

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15 hrs ago | India.com

Shia community in Uttar Pradesh seek Azam Khana s removal from Waqf board

Lucknow, Jul 31: The Shias have asked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to clear ambiguities in Waqf Board appointments, allegedly been done at the behest of Urban Development and Wakf Minister Azam Khan .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

DNA India

With severe shortages, India's security forces face toughest...

Even as efforts are on to bring peace in the district, the role of police has come under the scanner.

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Rediff.com

Look who turned up at Google? Kumar Vishwas

The Modi government's response to infiltration at the India-Pakistan border, Kumar Vishwas told Google staff, was weak, adding that there had been 19 infiltration attempts and ceasefire violations by Pakistan since the new government took charge.

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Hindustan Times

Saharanpur clash Punjab CM calls up Mulayam Singh Yadav

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday called up Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and asked the UP government to ensure security of the Sikh community, in the wake of violent clashes in Saharanpur district in that state.

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India.com

Bharatiya Janat Party demands to postpone Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection exam

Lucknow, Jul 30 : BJP today demanded from the Uttar Pradesh government to postpone preliminary examination of UP Subordinate Services Selection 2014 slated on August 3 till the time Civil Service Aptitude Test system was not abolished.

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Nerve News

Four held in Ghaziabad robbery-murder case

A robbery of Rs.18 lakh and the murder of an accountant of a firm here has been solved following the arrest of four robbers, police said Wednesday.

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India.com

Income Tax Department to track high-value spending in major cities of India

New Delhi, Jul 30: In order to widen the tax base and check undisclosed income, the Income Tax Department has decided to train its scanner on instances of personal expenditure, interest earned on investment, purchase of luxury vehicles and capital gains made from sale of property in a select band of economically surging Indian cities.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hindustan Times

Indian Pak troops say it with sweets

Bonhomie was displayed at the India-Pakistan border at Attari near here as the officials of the Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers exchanged pleasantries and sweets on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday.

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Hindustan Times

India observes Eid Kashmir violence Saharanpur curfew mar celebrations

As Eid-ul-Fitr was marked across the country on Tuesday, celebrations were slightly marred by violence in Kashmir over Gaza and curfew in riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

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DNA India

ISI's hand could be behind Saharanpur clash: Kalraj Mishra

Union Minister Kalraj Mishra today raised suspicion that there could be Pakistani Intelligence Agency ISI's hand behind the Saharanpur incident.

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India Gazette

Tihar used for indoctrination for jihad LeT operative

Abdul Subhan, the 42-year-old Lashkar-e-Taiba operative arrested by Delhi Police July 20, has revealed details about indoctrination of hardcore criminals in Tihar jail for jihad.

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The Indian Express

Eid celebrated peacefully in Uttar Pradesh

Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan, was celebrated peacefully with traditional fervour and gaiety across Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

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Hindustan Times

Lessons from Saharanpur check politicians from stoking riot fires

Last night, as I roamed around the Old City of Delhi after a satisfying pre-Eid meal, I met a friend of mine who has just come back from riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

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DNA India

In freak accident, cousin shoots 12-year-old to death in Uttar Pradesh

A 12-year-old boy was killed by a bullet accidentally fired by his cousin in the Ramgarh area in Firozabad on Tuesday, said the police.

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Outlook

UP Saw Highest Number of Deaths in Communal Unrest: US Report

Uttar Pradesh saw the highest number of deaths in communal clashes in India in 2013, according to a US report which said the world last year witnessed the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Telegraph

Steel city splurges on imported products

A man checks out a Lucknowi kurta at a stall near Sakchi Jama Masjid on Monday. Picture by Bhola Prasad When a festival has global appeal, is it any wonder that its shopping list features items from across the world? As Jamshedpur witnesses the hustle and bustle of Id-ul-Fitr shopping, customers thronging the 150-odd makeshift stalls, which have ... (more)

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