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Delhi riots: Muslim women recall horror of Molotov cocktails and arson

Religious violence in the Indian capital has left thousands staring at a bleak future.
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Delhi's Muslims pray under armed guard after week of riots

Regular Friday prayers take place amid heightened sectarian tensions in India’s capitalMuslims in Delhi have held Friday prayers under the watch of riot police after a week in which 42 people were killed and hundreds injured during the city’s worst sectarian violence in decades.Scores of mosques in the north-east of the Indian capital held their first sermons since mobs armed with swords, guns and acid razed parts of the district on Monday. Continue reading...
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Narendra Modi Looks the Other Way as New Delhi Burns

Two days before the anti-Muslim riots began in Delhi this week, a member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet said Muslims should have been sent to Pakistan in 1947 during the partition of India. Giriraj Singh, Minister for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries in the Modi Government, said “It is the time to commit ourselves to the nation. Before 1947, [Muhammad Ali] Jinnah pushed for an Islamic nation. It was a big lapse by our ancestors that we’re paying the price for. If at that time Musli...
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Delhi riots: 'Hero cop' who braved a mob to save lives

Neeraj Jadaun made a split-second decision to break protocol, cross a border, and save families.
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The 'hero cop' who braved a Delhi mob to save lives

Neeraj Jadaun made a split-second decision to break protocol, cross a border, and save families.
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A Delhi neighborhood divided by a highway and now hatred

Mutual fear and suspicion have replaced generally cordial relations, a change that could make it harder to defuse tensions between India's Hindu majority and its sizeable Muslim minority that have worsened during months of street protests. At least 32 people died in the clashes, hundreds were wounded and buildings were torched in the worst sectarian violence in Delhi in decades. "I have lived here for 35 years," said Santosh Garg, a Hindu who described a narrow escape on Monday when a mob of M...
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Meet Joe Biden’s Muslim Outreach Coordinator: A Supporter Of Narendra Modi And His Islamophobic, Hindu Nationalist Agenda

Once widely regarded as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden now finds himself in a struggling campaign. Nevertheless, despite poor performances in early states, many see Saturday’s South Carolina primary as his chance to bounce back. To a large part of the Democratic establishment, Biden is still the man who can replace Donald Trump, a widely unpopular president who has been a part of a wave of far-right Islamophobic heads of state around the world, from Israel...
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Death toll from Delhi's worst riots in decades rises to 38

New citizenship law triggered violent clashes between Muslims and HindusThe death toll from Delhi’s worst riots in decades has risen to 38, as a political row broke out over the transfer of a judge who criticised the police and government’s handling of the crisis.Tensions remained high in India’s capital, as thousands of riot police and paramilitaries patrolled streets littered with the debris from days of sectarian riots. Continue reading...
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Deadly riots expose India's Hindu-Muslim divide

Gul Mohammad had a flourishing footwear business until masked men armed with crude petrol bombs burnt down his shops during Delhi's sectarian riots, shattering the harmony between Hindus and Muslims in the neighbourhood. The Hindu-majority neighbourhood of Ashok Nagar on the northeast fringes of India's capital was once held up as an example of how people from different religious backgrounds could live side-by-side peacefully.
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'I thought they would kill me': Delhi mob victim describes attack – video

Mohammad Zubair, a Muslim, was brutally attacked by a Hindu group as Delhi experienced some of its worst religious riots in decades. ‘My clothes were drenched in blood,’ he said of his ordeal. Muslims and Hindus across the region have been mourning their loved ones after dozens of people were killed in the latest wave of violence Continue reading...
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redBus launches ‘rPool’- its Carpooling/Bikepooling platform for intra-city commute, in Delhi

 redBus has launched rPool, a Carpooling and Bikepooling service on its platform. This new service allows office goers in the national capital to avail and offer rides in their personal cars and bikes, while commuting between home and their workplace. … The post redBus launches ‘rPool’- its Carpooling/Bikepooling platform for intra-city commute, in Delhi appeared first on NextBigWhat.
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Delhi riots: Anger as judge critical of violence removed

Delhi high court judge S Muralidhar castigated police over the violence which left more than 30 dead.
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'Batons inside the mosque': Victims recount Delhi's worst sectarian violence in decades

Abdul Samar was praying at a mosque in the northeast of India's capital on Tuesday evening when protesters stormed in brandishing weapons, attacking worshipers and setting the building ablaze.
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Delhi HC: Parents and teachers file petition against installation of CCTV cameras in classrooms

The Delhi Parents Association and the Government School Teachers’ Association have filed a petition in the Delhi High Court demanding that the Delhi government orders to install CCTV cameras in government school classrooms be revoked, arguing that the move violates the right to privacy of the students and teachers, and fails the tests laid down […] ...
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Victims recount Delhi's worst sectarian violence in decades

• 24 dead, 188 injured in New Delhi clashes
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'They brought batons inside the mosque': Victims recount Delhi's worst sectarian violence in decades

Abdul Samar was praying at a mosque in the northeast of India's capital on Tuesday evening when protesters stormed in brandishing weapons, attacking worshipers and setting the building ablaze.
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38 killed in Delhi religious violence as India balks at U.S. reaction

A U.S. government commission urged Indian leaders to stop the "unchecked violence" as mobs attack people, including journalists, in the capital.
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'They brought batons inside the mosque': Victims recount Delhi's worst sectarian violence in decades

Abdul Samar was praying at a mosque in the northeast of India's capital on Tuesday evening when protesters stormed in brandishing weapons, attacking worshipers and setting the building ablaze.
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Several dead after violent clashes in India

At least 24 people have been killed in violent clashes in the Indian capital territory of Delhi over the country's controversial citizenship law. CNN's Sam Kiley reports.
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'Never before': Shock, fear as India's capital reels from deadly riots

In front of him was a stick-wielding mob of up to 500 men, cheering loudly and throwing flaming tyres into his shop as deadly sectarian violence swept India's capital. The market in Gokulpuri was just one of many poor, congested neighbourhoods in northeast Delhi ransacked by rampaging mobs on Monday and Tuesday as battles broke out between Hindus and Muslims. The clashes followed renewed protests on Sunday against a contentious citizenship law brought in by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu...
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Delhi protests: India's worst religious violence in decades – video report

The death toll from some of the worst religious violence in Delhi in decades has risen to more than 20, as Muslims fled their homes and several mosques in the capital burned after attacks by Hindu rioters. Clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups that began on Sunday showed no sign of abating, with reports of hundreds injured from gunshot wounds, acid burns, stabbings and wounds from beatings and peltings with stonesDelhi protests: death toll climbs amid worst religious violence for decadesAnti-M...
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As New Delhi Violence Rages for 3rd Day, Modi Urges Calm

“I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Delhi to maintain peace,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said of the sectarian clashes that have rocked the city during President Trump’s visit.
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Modi Urges Calm as New Delhi Violence Rages for 3rd Day

“I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Delhi to maintain peace,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said of the sectarian clashes that have rocked the city during President Trump’s visit.
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Death toll rises from Hindu-Muslim clashes in New Delhi after Trump leaves India

At least 20 people have now died in street clashes between Hindus and Muslims in northeastern New Delhi, India's capital. The violence stems from months of protests against a divisive citizenship law pushed through by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which offers legal status to every prominent religious minority except Muslims, who make up 14 percent of India's population.The protests against the law had been peaceful until Sunday, when ...
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Delhi riots: City tense after Hindu-Muslim clashes leave 23 dead

The deadliest violence in India's capital for decades leaves 23 people dead and scores injured.
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Delhi riots: 21 killed as Hindu and Muslim groups clash

Twenty-one people died and nearly 200 were injured as armed mobs clashed in the Indian capital.
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Delhi riots: 23 killed as Hindu and Muslim groups clash

Twenty-three people died and nearly 200 were injured as armed mobs clashed in the Indian capital.
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Trump news – live: ‘Insane and depressing’ White House hands top role to college student, as president leaves Delhi amid worst anti-Muslim violence in decades

Donald Trump’s White House is facing criticism for its “insane and depressing” decision to hire 23-year-old college James Bacon for a post in its powerful Presidential Personnel Office under new director John McEntee.The president has just returned from his two-day visit to India where he set in place a lucrative arms deal with Narendra Modi and toured the country’s beauty spots while being shielded from the outbreak of anti-Muslim riots, which left at least 20 people dead in New Dehli.
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Delhi killings: Can communal violence, orchestrated riots, anti-Muslim pogroms ever be stopped in India?

Shams Ur Rehman AlaviDelhi is in flames--nearly 20 persons have been killed, hundreds injured, settlements burnt and mob marches on the streets shouting slogans.It all happened in Delhi, when the security was high, Donald Trump was visiting, yet, police failed to stop the rioters. The photographs and videos of youths taking pride in the attacks, arson and killings, are all over social media.But this is just one in the series of such communal killings India has witnessed for decades. Delhi is th...
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Delhi clashes: 21 killed as Hindu and Muslim groups clash

Twenty-one people died and nearly 200 were injured as armed mobs clashed in the Indian capital.
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