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Two booked for Muslim boycott call at Gurugram mahapanchayat

Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:55 PM IST

Officers said that the mahapanchayat was held without valid permission where the speakers called for economic boycott of Muslims

The mahapanchayat was called to protest the arrest of four men from Tigra village for their alleged involvement in an attack on a mosque in Gurugram. (PTI)

Congress delegation stopped from entering Nuh

Tuesday's attempted visit by the party delegation came just over a week after communal violence broke out in Nuh on July 31 in which six people were killed.

Congress MP Deepender Hooda and other party leaders were stopped on their way to violence-hit areas of Nuh on Tuesday. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:53 PM IST

Gurugram RWAs seek security for domestic helps

RWAs have alleged that certain individuals are roaming near the residential areas and are threatening the domestic helps

Following a mahapanchayat called in Sector 57’s Tigra village, wherein calls were made for an economic and social boycott of Muslims, several migrant workers started leaving Gurugram. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:41 PM IST

Nuh police start drone survey to identify hideouts in Aravallis

Police on Monday produced 23 suspects before a court and 15 of them were sent to 14-day judicial custody, while eight were taken on police remand, said police

Demolished houses in Nuh. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:50 AM IST

Mahapanchayat members meet Gurugram DC, seek release of ‘innocent’ youths

Mahesh Dayma, a former councillor of ward number 30, said if their demands are not met, they will meet chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

Gurugram DC Nishant Yadav meets mahapanchayat members on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:42 AM IST

Around 5,000 Muslim vendors have left Ggm, alleges hawkers’ body

Most of the vendors from the minority community hail from places such as Meerut, Aligarh, Bijnor, Moradabad, Mainpuri, Muzaffarnagar, Etawah in Uttar Pradesh and Nuh district, and a majority of them have returned to their hometowns due to alleged threats

Street vendors in Badshahpur village on Monday. According to the hawkers’ association, there are around 40,000 vendors across Gurugram and almost 40% of them are Muslims. (Parveen Kumar/ HT)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:46 AM IST

Nuh residents say properties targeted were not illegal

Residents alleged they were not furnished notices before the demolition, which is mandatory ahead of such an exercise.

Shopkeepers look at the debris of their shops demolished by the administration in Nuh on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 04:59 AM IST

Demolition drive stopped, says top Nuh official after high court’s stay order

The authorities demolished 94 houses and 212 other structures on Sunday, taking the total number of buildings razed by the authorities to more than 750 over the past week

An illegal hotel-cum-restaurant being demolished from where stones were allegedly pelted during the recent violence that erupted between groups in Nuh on Sunday (ANI FILE)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 01:28 PM IST

Nuh violence: Several Rohingya refugees arrested; police say ‘we have evidence’

Nuh police said some of them have also been identified for pelting stones and being part of the mob on July 31 violence.

Rohingya refugees after shanties located in Nuh’s Tauru area were bulldozed on Thursday by the administration following the Nuh communal violence.(Leena Dhankhar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 08:14 AM IST
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Gurugram Hindu groups call for boycott of Muslims

The villagers claimed that the men named in the mosque attack were innocent and issued an ultimatum for the names to be dropped.

Hundreds of villagers participated in the mahapanchayat in Gurugram on Sunday. (Parveen Kumar/ HT)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 05:26 AM IST

Demolition drive against alleged rioters continues for 4th day in Nuh

Communal clashes erupted in Nuh on July 31 after mobs attacked a Hindu religious procession organised by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal. The ensuing violence spread to other parts of Haryana, leading to the death of six people

An illegal hotel being demolished in Nuh on Sunday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 11:31 PM IST

DTCP notice to 350 more house owners for running business units in Ggm

The enforcement wing of the DTCP in Gurugram has issued over 350 show cause notices to property owners for allowing illegal commercial establishments in their properties. In total, 700 notices have been issued in the past month. The department is identifying residential premises with the help of survey teams and plans to take strict action against violators.

Gurugram, India-July 24, 2023: An aerial view of Sushant Lok-1 in Gurugram, India, on Monday, 24 July 2023. DTCP recommends 100 FIRs against property owners running illegal commercial establishments in residential areas including sushant lok (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)**To go with Abhishek Bhel's Story
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 09:44 PM IST

Haryana violence: Economic activity slows as Gurugram battles exodus of workers

After the threat incidents, police teams have been deployed in the affected areas and also in plain clothes to keep a check on any suspicious activity.

Residents prepare to shift from Sector-71 area following incidents of violence, in Gurugram, Friday, August 4. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 06:16 AM IST
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Cops scan social media, ask residents to refrain from sharing violent posts

Police in Nuh, India have scanned over 5,500 social media accounts and compiled a list of 800 people with licensed weapons in their investigation into the communal violence that occurred on Monday. Two dedicated teams have also been formed to check if licensed weapons were used in the violence. The police have arrested 145 rioters, registered 56 FIRs, and blocked over 3,500 sim cards. They are monitoring social media accounts and have urged the public to refrain from sharing posts that may fuel hatred among communities. Gurugram police have registered 29 FIRs and made 51 arrests in connection with the violence.

Cops scan social media, ask residents to refrain from sharing violent posts
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 12:03 AM IST

Opium concealed inside courier parcel seized in Gurugram

1.2kg of opium was seized from a shipment at a courier office in Gurugram that was meant to be sent to England. An investigation is underway.

Opium concealed inside courier parcel seized in Gurugram
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 11:58 PM IST

Nuh admin razes 200 dwelling units of alleged rioters

Nuh sub-divisional magistrate Ashwani Kumar said that they had identified the properties of the suspects based on a preliminary probe undertaken by the Nuh police. “We have not targeted anyone randomly, but only those who have been found involved in pelting stones and opening fire,” he said

A dwelling unit of an alleged rioter being razed at Nalhar village in Nuh on Saturday. (Parveen Kumar/ HT)
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 11:59 PM IST

GMDA CEO inspects work to upgrade Gurugram’s MG Road

As part of the road beautification project, pedestrian paths, cycle tracks, green cover, organised parking and solar lights will be created

GMDA officials inspect the stretch on MG Road, in Gurugram on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 11:56 PM IST

As Gurugram simmers, Muslims offers Friday namaz indoors

All six public spaces authorised for namaz in Gurugram were deserted on Friday, after the city’s Muslim council appealed to devotees a day ago to offer namaz behind closed doors

Police outside Sadar Bazar Jama Masjid, in Gurugram on Friday. (Parveen Kumar/HT)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 11:43 PM IST

Five bikes parked outside repair shop torched in Pataudi

Investigators said that the incident took place between 1am and 1.15am when three suspects reached the spot on a motorcycle

Officers added that apart from this incident, the Gurugram area remained largely peaceful on Friday. (Representational image)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 11:43 PM IST

Nuh admin demolishes 50 properties of ‘suspects’ involved in violence

Officials said they received orders from Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar to take action against illegal constructions

An earthmover demolishes houses at Nalhar village in Nuh, in Gurugram on Friday. (Parveen Kumar/HT)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 11:43 PM IST

Nuh police to check if licenced weapons were used in violence

Police said the special investigation teams are scanning social media websites to check posts made before and after the violence

Police said that a total of 55 FIRs have been registered so far in the violence case in which 141 suspects have been arrested. (Parveen Kumar/HT)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 11:43 PM IST

Rohingya settlements in Nuh bulldozed in riot-aftermath

So far, local authorities have registered 44 FIRs, including three against objectionable videos celebrating the violence that singed the district and spilled over to adjoining areas this week

Migrants leaving from a settlement in Sector-70A in Gurugram following communal clashes this week. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 04:23 PM IST

Haryana violence: An age-old yatra exemplifying harmony

The 84 Kos Parikrama has continued peacefully, even as tensions in the district rose as another yatra led by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad devolved into violence

Starting from Mathura, pilgrims travel through Nuh and Palwal villages in Mewat. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 12:10 AM IST

Haryana violence: SIT formed to probe attack on mosque

Gurugram police have formed a special investigation team to probe the attack on a mosque and murder of its imam allegedly by a Hindu mob. Police have warned against circulating inflammatory messages or videos on social media and are conducting searches to arrest more suspects. A mosque was set on fire in Nuh but no injuries were reported. The internet has been suspended in the district until 5 August as a precautionary measure. Six people have died in the clashes so far.

In Nuh, a mosque was set on fire while a short circuit apparently triggered a blaze in Tauru. However, no injuries were reported in either incident that took place around 11.30pm Wednesday, said police. (Representational Image)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 12:03 AM IST

Haryana violence: No Friday prayers in Gurugram mosques, says Muslim council

The Muslim council in Gurugram has urged the faithful to avoid offering namaz in mosques and open areas on Friday due to the recent violence.

Muslim Ekta Manch President Haji Sajjad Khan said Friday prayers will not be offered in the open in Gurugram. (Photo by Santosh Kumar / Hindustan Times/ Representational)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 05:49 AM IST

Haryana violence: Tigra community centre a meeting point for Hindu retaliation

Four suspects have been arrested for their involvement in an attack on a mosque in Nuh, India, which resulted in the death of the naib imam. The attack was allegedly planned in response to violence against Hindus. The suspects have been identified as a gym owner, a wrestler, a bouncer, and another individual, and are currently in jail. More arrests are expected to be made.

Anjuman Jama Masjid in Sector 57 is 1.3km from Tigra village. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 11:59 PM IST

Haryana violence: Facing threats, Muslim migrant workers leave city en masse

Hundreds of Muslim migrant workers have left Gurugram in India this week following communal clashes between a group of young men and workers from the Vishwa Hindu Parishad. The violence has spread to other areas, resulting in six deaths and numerous arrests. Muslim workers have been targeted and threatened, causing many to flee the city or seek shelter with relatives. Shops, factories, and residential complexes have been affected by the absence of Muslim workers. The situation has prompted calls for immediate action from authorities to maintain law and order.

Migrants leave a slum in Gurugram’s Sector 70A on Thursday, days after communal violence broke out in Haryana, leading to the death of six people. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 11:56 PM IST

Haryana violence: Vandals stir life in calm hamlet

The village wore a deserted look on Wednesday with most shops shut and people staying indoors but peeping outside

In the last three days, Haryana’s Palwal had its brush with communal clashes where at least four mosques were damaged. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Fresh violence in Haryana’s Gurugram even as top officers stay put

A small scrap shop was put on fire by a group of unidentified people near Kherki Daula on Wednesday afternoon

Fire department officials said that the incident took place around 2pm. Some old tyre shops and others selling scrap were burnt. The blaze was soon doused, the official said. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 11:51 PM IST

Haryana violence: Rajasthan free to act against Monu Manesar, says CM Khattar

Monu Manesar has been on the run after his alleged involvement in the killing of two Muslim cattle traders in February

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar addresses a press conference regarding the violence that recently occurred between two groups in Nuh, in Chandigarh on Wednesday. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 11:51 PM IST
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