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20 June, 2017 1:10 PM With Low-Profile Kovind, Modi And Amit Shah Hit Bull’s Eye

Widely experienced, erudite, affable and highly knowledgeable about political affairs and processes, Ram Nath Kovind is almost certain to be India's next President. This is a remarkable achievement for a man coming from a family of farmers in UP's Kanpur Dehat district, especially considering he belongs to the underprivileged Dalit community. Never much of a publicity-seeker 40

8 June, 2017 8:11 AM Saharanpur violence accused Chandrashekhar arrested

The main accused in the Saharanpur violence and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar was arrested from Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional DG (Meerut Zone) Anand Kumar told PTI over phone. The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional 76

27 May, 2017 4:36 PM Saharanpur's Rajputs Warn The BJP: Give Us Justice, Or Lose Our Votes

We traveled to Shabbirpur, the village of Dalits and Rajputs south of Saharanpur town that emerged as an epicentre for the cascading violence. Several Dalit homes were burnt by Rajputs earlier this month in clashes sparked by a Rajput procession through a Dalit area. A Rajput man was killed in the violence. Saharanpur: In his palatial home in Saharanpur 50

27 May, 2017 12:01 PM Rahul Gandhi, Headed To Riot-Hit Saharanpur, Stopped At District Border

The Uttar Pradesh police had said yesterday that no politician will be allowed to visit Saharanpur, singed by clashes, for now. After being forced to cut short his visit to Saharanpur that is tense after caste clashes earlier this week, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took a broad swipe at the BJP at the Centre and the state. Mr Gandhi said the Yogi Adityanath 69

27 May, 2017 11:24 AM Rahul Gandhi stopped from visiting Saharanpur, slams UP government over law and order situation

NEW DELHI: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who left for Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday, was stopped by district authorities from entering the riot-stricken town+ . While interacting with a delegation of Dalits on Yamuna Bridge, Rahul told mediapersons that his convoy was halted at the border by the police before he could reach Shabbirpur 38

26 May, 2017 9:37 AM Emergence of Bheem Army compounds Mayawati's problems

After a dismal showing at the hustings and a rebellion in the rank and file of the BSP, the emergence of the Dalit outfit Bheem Army at the national level has compounded problems for party chief Mayawati. Even before the BSP could have come to terms with being relegated to a poor third, managing merely 19 seats (in the 403-member UP Assembly), 61 down from 2012, it is faced 38

26 May, 2017 1:20 AM 'New social order' triggered Saharanpur riots

"It is nothing but a conflict to show who is bigger - Maharana Pratap or Bhimrao Ambedkar." This simple logic offered by Lal Singh, a Jatav, at the Dalit Chaupal of Shabbirpur village tells a lot about the ongoing caste tussle in Uttar Pradesh. Besides underlining the fresh fault lines of Dalit-Rajput conflict, it tells how the aspirations of Dalits 35

25 May, 2017 10:59 PM Saharanpur Clashes 'Well-Planned Conspiracy': Yogi Adityanath Government

New Delhi: As the Union Home Ministry rushed 400 riot-control policemen to Saharanpur on Thursday, the Yogi Adityanath government called the continuing incidents of violence in the western Uttar Pradesh district a "well-planned conspiracy" but held out hope that a new team of district officers would be able to restore normalcy within 24 hours. The Uttar 57

25 May, 2017 7:14 PM Police dossier says BSP funding Bhim Sena

Lucknow: A report prepared by the UP police and intelligence department after Saharanpur caste clashes says that Bahujan Samaj Party is giving tacit support to Bhim Army which is being seen responsible behind the violence. The report - TOI has a copy of it - says that the Bhim Army is being supported by the Bahujan Samaj Party. It also emphasises that BSP national 88

25 May, 2017 5:53 PM Report on Saharanpur details turn of events

No mention of April 24 incident or the role of the Bhim Army, accused by police of instigating crowd In its interim report to the Home Ministry, the Uttar Pradesh government said that fresh violence erupted in Saharanpur on May 23 as three persons were attacked while “they returned from former chief minister Mayawati’s rally”. The report, however, does not mention 35