A mob had pelted police with stones during the violence in Prayagraj and Saharanpur. At least four other cities witnessed similar scenes during the marches that were carried out to protest the controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad.
Afreen Fatima is a student activist who has been a prominent face in anti-CAA/NRC protests and in protests against hijab bans.
Properties of two people accused of rioting were demolished on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur.
Initially, several places in Uttar Pradesh saw violence, which included stone-pelting at Prayagraj. People raised slogans and pelted stones in the Atala area...
Stone-pelting and arson were reported in multiple districts in Uttar Pradesh on Friday in protests over Nupur Sharma's comments on Prophet Muhammad.
Stone-pelting and arson were reported in UP's Prayagraj whereas an IPS officer was injured in violence in Jharkhand's Ranchi.
Police personnel were injured in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand amid violent protests in multiple cities involving stone-pelting.
The violence comes a week after violence in Kanpur when some people tried to shut shops in protest against Nupur Sharma's comments.
It has emerged in the investigation that the rioters came from various districts and localities from far away, said Uttar Pradesh Police.
Uttar Pradesh cops reach Tamil Nadu to interrogate Raj Muhammad in Pudukkottai district, who had threatened to blow up six RSS offices.
Two bombs exploded at Varanasi's Sankat Mochan Temple and Cantonment Railway Station on March 7, 2006, killing 20 people.
Officials said UP Police would put up hoarding with photos of key suspects in and around affected areas.
Nupur Sharma's comments also reportedly ignited outrage and calls for boycott of Indian products abroad.
It took firefighters three hours to douse the fire caused by the explosion in a boiler.
On Friday, the violence broke out after namaz when some people tried to force shopkeepers to down shutters over allegedly insulting remarks made by BJP...
According to police, they fetched the victim's call records and found that his maximum engagement on calls was with his ex-girlfriend.
The accused has posted objectionable comments on Facebook about holy places of Muslims, said the SHO.
Nearly 46,000 loudspeakers were removed and volume of around 59,000 loudspeakers was lowered last month at religious places in UP.
The arrests were made during checking at the international border, said an official.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday accused the Adityanath government of lowering the morale of the Uttar Pradesh police by removing its chief...
"CCTV cameras have been put on the SSB post, besides, on the main routes to Nepal. The dog squad, trained in detecting narcotics and arms, and women wing have...
Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act provisions have also been included in the case, said the police.
A 33-year-old married woman was allegedly strangulated by her husband for opposing his extramarital affair, police said Monday.
The drive will continue in the coming days, confirmed a senior home department official.
The ongoing drive to remove loudspeakers is rooted in two UP government orders issued in 2018 and a UP High Court order issued in 2017.