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  • Five Muslim children out of 5000 selected for admission in Jawahar Navodya School, Hardoi

    Hardoi (UP): Tests for admission in class VI of Jawahar Navoday School in Atara village (Pahani Block) of Hardoi district were held recently. About 5 thousand students had appeared in this examination for the selection of 80 students for admiss...

  • BJP leaders arrested while leaving for Azamgarh

    Lucknow:    Two BJP leaders were arrested at Barabanki while going to the riot-torn Azamgarh district for “studying” the situation. Two members of a delegation, under the leadership of the former director general of p...

  • Communal violence in Nizamabad, Azamgarh

    Sarai Meer/Azamgarh:  Communal violence erupted in village Khudadadpur under thana Nizamabad of Azamgarh district on 14 May, in which ten people were injured, including the SDM. Police had to resort to lathi-charge and fire teargas shells ...

  • Goons prospering in the name of ‘cow protection groups’

    Chandigarh: The Punjab & Haryana High Court, taking a firm stand on the crimes committed in the name of ‘cow protection’, has asked the Chief Secretary of the state and the Director General of Police (DGP), Haryana, to deal firm...

  • Cases of the disappeared in J&K

    The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) here on May 10 said that 44 cases of disappearances have reached a stage where judiciary has ordered arrest of armed forces involved in the crime. The court has ordered sanction from the ...

  • Keeping of imported beef no longer a crime in Maha

    Mumbai: Bombay High Court’s constitution bench consisting of Justice AS Oka and Justice SC Gupte, in a significant verdict said on 6 May that keeping and eating of beef (cow meat) imported or brought into Maharashtra from other states wil...

  • Communal flare-up in Shri-Rampur, Dist. Ahmadnagar

    Shri-Rampur:  In village Shri-Rampur of Dist. Ahmadnagar, a tempo and motorbike met an accident opposite Nehru vegetable market. The motorbiker, who was a local Hindu Vahini member, tried to give the accident a communal colour and, calling...

  • Riot in Razzaqpur village of Phoolpur

    Phoolpur (Azamgarh):  Rioters caused communal violence in village Razzaqpur under thana Pawai, using the loudspeaker of the village mosque as a bone of contention. They beat up the ‘muazzin’ with sticks, who had started calling...

  • UP Navnirman Sena chief, Amit Jani, held

    New Delhi:   Amit Jani, the UP Navnirman Sena chief, was arrested from Greater Kailash on 12 May for allegedly threatening to kill JNU Students’ Union president, Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid. He is alleged to have planted a lo...

  • Muslim children in RSS schools: ignorance and insensitivity of Muslim leaders regrettable

     According to a report published in a pro-RSS Hindi newspaper, after the formation of Modi government at the centre, there has been an extraordinary increase in the number of minority community children in shishu mandirs, schools run by RS...

  • Notice to physician for instructing patients to adopt Islamic principles

    Jaipur:   A doctor working in a government dispensary in Bikaner has been accused of instructing patients to adopt Islamic principles along with the medicines they were given. After the complaint, the Medical Department has issued a w...

  • UP BJP chief changes stand on Ayodhya

    Lucknow:  UP BJP chief, Keshav Prasad Maurya, has changed his stand on Ayhodhya issue. Speaking with newsmen on 27 April, he said that constructing a grand temple at Ayodhya would be the best tribute to Ashok Singhal, the VHP leader who di...

  • Cattle recovered from truck

    Bareilly:   Police seized 60 cattle heads from a truck in thana Izzat Nagar of Bareilly on 13 May. It also took into custody two cattle-smuggles who tried to flee. According to information, Inspector in-charge of chowki Ehlapur of Izz...

  • Missing Muslim girl found in a Dalit family

    Chaandpur: A Dalit family here kept a minor and unknown Muslim girl for 3 months honourably and after 3 months when her parents came there, they took her away along with them. According to the available news, 13-year old Firdaus, daughter of Mu...

  • Misappropriation of minorities scholarships funds

    Varanasi: With the discovery of misappropriation of minorities scholarships funds worth lakhs of rupees in Varanasi, police has registered criminal cases against more than two dozen persons. Intelligence Foundation’s team had been investi...

  • Hindu culture being taught to Muslim children in Urdu medium schools

    New Delhi: Delhi government schools also appear to be following in the footsteps of RSS educational bodies like Viddya Bharti and Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Sansthan etc where minor children or students (boy and girl) are being imparted education i...

  • Personality development workshop inaugurated in IICC

    New Delhi: Glocul University’s Founder Chancellor Haji Muhammad Iqbal said here while inaugurating the 40-day workshop on Personality Development at India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) sponsored by Noble Education Foundation on 1 May tha...

  • Initiative for inclusion of Urdu in RTI in UP

    Lucknow: Though Urdu has been given the status of second official language of UP (even though in most cases on paper only), it has not been given any place in RTI (Right to Information) Act. According to state (UP)’s Chief Information Com...

  • Road named after Mirza Faridul Hasan Beg

    New Delhi: Zakir Bagh, Eashwar Nagar Road (near Surya Hotel and Telephone Exchange) has been named by South Delhi Municipal Corporation, after Mirza Faridul Hasan Baig, founder of Zakir Bagh Society as ‘M.F.H. Beg Marg’ which was jo...

  • Body of Indian maid tortured in Saudi comes home

    Hyderabad: Asima Khatoon, 34, went to Riyadh as a domestic worker in 2015. In the months before her death, she phoned her family pleading for rescue. She told them her employer tortured her and withheld her salary. But her family’s desper...