Communal violence in India
Religious violence in India includes acts of violence by followers of one religious group against followers and institutions of another religious group, often in the form of rioting. Religious violence in India, especially in recent times, has generally involved Hindus and Muslims, although incidents of violence have also involved Christians, Jews, and Sikhs. There is also history of Muslim – Parsee riots (List of riots in Mumbai).
Despite the secular and religiously tolerant constitution of India, broad religious representation in various aspects of society including the government, the active role played by autonomous bodies such as National Human Rights Commission of India and National Commission for Minorities, and the ground-level work being out by Non-governmental organisations, sporadic and sometimes serious acts of religious violence tend to occur as the root causes of religious violence often run deep in history, religious activities, and politics of India.
Along with domestic organisations, international human rights organisations such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch publish reports on acts of religious violence in India.

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Communal violence in India: An old curse…
A PEACOCK struts beside the canebrakes near Kutba village in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), but other signs of life are few. Doors are bolted. The streets ...
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Religious violence in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Constitutionally India is a secular state, but large-scale violence has periodically occurred in India since independence. In recent decades, communal tensions ...
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List of massacres in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Moradabad Riots, 1980: Causes and Meanings". In Asgharali Engineer. Communal riots in post-independence India. Universities Press. pp. 209–227.
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Three Dead, Many Wounded in Fresh Communal Violence in India ...
Oct 31, 2013 ... Three Muslim youths were shot dead on Wednesday night and many more wounded in a communal flare up in the Muzaffarnagar district of the ...
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10 Nastiest Communal Riots That Ever Happened in Secular India
Sep 18, 2013 ... 10 Nastiest Communal Riots That Ever Happened in Secular India - Bangalore: In India, religious violence is often accompanied with an act of ...
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Muzaffarnagar Communal Riots: Tension Prevails After India ...
Sep 10, 2013 ... Tensions between Hindus and Muslims have been simmering in Muzaffarnagar in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India.
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Communal violence raises fears of turmoil ahead of India election ...
Sep 22, 2013 ... In the prosperous sugar belt of India's Uttar Pradesh state, Javeeda Khatoon lies on a cot with her two-day old son in an Islamic school turned ...
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BJP attacks Congress on Communal Violence Bill issue - India - DNA
Oct 22, 2013 ... BJP today slammed the government for reviving the Communal Violence Bill, alleging this is being done by Congress for votebank politics and ...
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Post-riots, UPA to push for communal violence bill - Times Of India
Oct 22, 2013 ... NEW DELHI: More than a month after communal riots in Muzaffarnagar claimed over 50 lives and less than six months before the Lok Sabha ...
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Army summoned to quell communal violence…
08.09.2013 · LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - The Indian army was called in, an unusual measure, to contain communal violence pitting Hindus against Muslims that killed at ...
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Moradabad Riots, 1980: Causes and Meanings". In Asgharali Engineer. Communal riots in post-independence India. Universities Press. pp. 209–227.
Approaching Elections Bring Uptick in India's Communal Violence
Sep 11, 2013 ... In India, violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims over the weekend ... professor of politics at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, ...
The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India
The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India ... Brass exposes the mechanisms by which endemic communal violence is deliberately ... Paul R. Brass is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Washington.
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Nov 22, 2012 ... ALLAHABAD: A two-day seminar on 'Communal violence in India: post independence scenario' was inaugurated at the Allahabad University ...
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ALLAHABAD: A two-day seminar on 'Communal violence in India: post independence scenario' was inaugurated at the Allahabad University on Wednesday.
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Khaki and Ethnic Violence in India: Army, Police and Paramilitary Forces During Communal Riots
Khaki and Ethnic Violence in India: Army, Police and Paramilitary Forces During Communal Riots
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Omar Khalidi is an independent scholar and a staff member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was educated in India, Britain, and the United States. His research interests are in the sociology of politics, upward and downward economic mobility of ethnic groups, nationalism and diaspora. He is the author o...
The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India (Jackson School Publications in International Studies...
The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India (Jackson School Publications in International Studies...
Paul R. Brass, 2003
"Paul R. Brass is the most distinguished political scientist working on Indian politics today...[This is] an outstanding work that marks a radical new departure in the study of riots in India and, probably, much more broadly." -- Ethnic and Racial Studies "In this important book, Brass has collected a quite astounding amount of mater...
Communal Violence and Minorities India
Communal Violence and Minorities India
2006
7 essays by leading specialists including Asghar Ali Engineer, Ghanshyam Shah, Ram Puniyani, Kiran Desaid, JS Bandukwala and the editors. Focus on Gujarat riots, study of dalits, tribals, communalism in that state. Should be a standard work
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Fresh communal violence claims three lives in north India - DAWN.COM
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Jihadi Justice + Inquisition Courts = Communal Violence Bill | India Facts
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India: Aftermath of Muzaffarnagar Communal Violence - Reports by Sadbhav Mission and NAPM - South Asia Citizens Web
Reports, Memo's and Handbill by Sadhav Mission in collaboration with Khudai Khidmatgar and by National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM) (...)
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Communal violence claims 21 lives in India – The Express Tribune
Uttar Prades­h author­ities issue ‘shoot-at-sight’ orders in bid to restor­e peace.
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Violence in Lucknow: A Fresh Episode of Indian Secularism Communal violence in Muzaffarnagar district of the historical city of Lucknow claims around 50
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Worrying Bout of Communal Violence: President | India Journal
HYDERABAD - Expressing concern in the wake of clashes in Muzaffarnagar in northern India, President Pranab Mukherjee on Nov 5 said parts of the country...
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IDMC : Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre | News | IDP News Alert, 19 September 2013
The IDMC website offers comprehensive coverage of conflict-induced displacement worldwide. Reports, news, maps and other resources pertaining to internally displaced persons can be accessed through its IDP database covering more than 50 countries.
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SUNDAY GENTLEMAN: Three Indian Muslims killed in fresh Muzaffarnagar communal violence
Communal violence in UP (File photo: Anadolu Agency) NEW DELHI (AA) – At least three Muslims were killed late Wednesday in a fresh outbreak of communal violence between Hindus and Muslims in the Muzaffarnagar city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). The three victims - Afroze (20), Meherban (21), and Ajmal - were beaten to death in clashes in the Muhammad Purraisingh village, the Press Trust of India quoted district magistrate Kaushal Raj as saying.
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Muzaffarnagar riots: Shinde's communal violence data doesn't add up | Firstpost
Sushil Kumar Shinde’s numbers aren’t the same as his Ministry’s numbers, and his Ministry has published different numbers in the same report.
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