A government engineer in Bangladesh has confessed to inciting crowds to burning down homes of Hindus. He said that he incited the people to attack Hindu homes in Rangpur after rumours that a youth from minority community has published a blasphemous Facebook status, according to a media report.
The Jammu and Kashmir police suspect the role of Lashkar-e-Tayiba in the Amarnath yatra attack. It was an attack plotted in Pakistan and executed in India, the police have said. Intelligence Bureau officials say that the yatra was targeted to spread communal tension in India. The targeting of a Gujarat registered bus also adds another dimension to it, the officer also said.
The scale of devastation at the Kaliganj block in West Bengal’s Nadia district tells a sorry tale. It has been probably one of the worst communal riots in recent times and the residents have faced nothing short of a nightmare.
Four persons died and seven others were injured in the clash which police said was a result of communal tension.