Also tops in crimes against women , crimes against Dalits women and children. Well done Akhiles bhaiyya. Home ministry report says Uttar Pradesh tops in communal clashes LUCKNOW: The Akhilesh Yadav led Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh is already drawing flak from all quarters over deterioration of law and order including rise in communal clashes in the state after it came to power in March this year. Now another blow came from the union home ministry which in its report has disclosed that UP recorded largest number incidents of communal riots and crime against dalit women and children in 2012. According to the report, as many as 104 cases of communal tension and clashes have been reported in the state so far in 2012. Around 34 people were killed and 456 were injured in these clashes. Major incidents were reported from Bareilly, Pratapgarh, Mathura, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Moradabad, Meerut, Bhadohi, Kanpur, Allahabad and Lucknow. Maharashtra is at the second place with 83 cases of communal tension and violence followed by Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka with 78 and 54 cases respectively. In 2009, UP had registered 159 cases of communal tension, 121 in 2010 and 84 in 2011. The UP is also amongst the top three states recording cases of crime against women. In 2011, while West Bengal registered 29,133 cases, Andhra -- 28,246 and UP -- 22,639. UP is also on the top in crime against dalit women and children. In 2009, around 7,522 cases of crime against dalit and women and children were registered in the state. Significantly, the number came down to 6,272 in 2010 but rose to 7,702 in 2011. Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan registered 3,245 and 5,182 cases of crime against dalit women and children respectively in 2011. The report has been introduced in Lok Sabha for discussion. The SP government has claimed that communal violence is a `consipiracy' hatched by rivals to defame Akhilesh Yadav. "Some people are out to destroy the communal harmony and peace in the state," Yadav said recently while assuring strict action against trouble makers. In the meantime, the union home ministry has written to the UP government seeking a factual report on communal clashes. The Intelligence Bureau had also alerted the UP government of possible communal flare up during festival season and particularly around December 6, the 20th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya.