National

  • Sixth anniversary of Batla encounter

    New Delhi: Sixth anniversary of Batla House (fake) encounter was observed in Delhi on 19 September when students of Campus Front of India took out a demonstration starting form Jamia Nagar Police station to L/18, the house where the encounter h...

  • NCM’s complaint to home minister against “Love Jihad”

    New Delhi: National Commission for Minorities (NCM) in a letter to Union home minister Raj Nath Singh has sought a probe into ‘vitriolic utterances’ of BJP leaders against Muslims. It said that many BJP leaders including Lakshmikant...

  • Judicial panel slams Army for human rights violation in Manipur

    SC had told the UPA government last year that AFSPA could result in extra-judicial killings and it has to end if Manipur needs to be fully integrated with India. Damning reports submitted to the Supreme Court by two panels of judges have confir...

  • “Lives of many Muslims ruined due to false terror charges”

    Veteran journalist Ajit Sahi said while speaking at a seminar on “Politics Of Terror, Myths And Reality-Road Ahead” organised by SIO Gulbarga, that  lives of many Indians have been ruined and their youth snatched away in the na...

  • Washington Citizens Court Indicts Modi

    Washington DC: The US-based Sikh Foundation for Justice (SFJ) in coordination with the American Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (AGPC) held a citizens’ court on 30 September in Lafayette Park, a small park in front of the White House to in...

  • Protests against Modi in US

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a rockstar-like reception at all the events he attended in the United States of America but protests outside Madison Square Garden, where he addressed Indian diaspora, and the one outside the White H...

  • Courts release alleged “terrorists” in different cases

    New Delhii: Delhi High Court’s Justices Sanjiv Khanna and G. P. Mittal in their verdict of 6 October dismissed the evidences given by the so-called expert witnesses produced by Delhi Police and set aside the conviction and life sentence o...

  • Freedom fighter, INA war veteran Capt. Abbas Ali passes away

    Aligarh (October 11, 2014): Freedom fighter and Indian National Army war veteran, Captain Abbas Ali, 92, died of cardiac arrest today at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College. Capt. Abbas Ali was born on 3 January 1922 in Bulandshahr distric...

  • Communal tension continues in Bawana, North Delhi

    A few days back on 2 October, some 200 Hindu youths riding motorcycles and cars paraded the area with police protection in the 'name' of preventing cow slaughter.

  • Washington Citizens' Court Indicts PM Modi For Gujarat Human Rights Violations

    Explaining the reasons for the convening Citizens' Court, attorney Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, legal advisor to SFJ, stated that starting from 1984 political leaders in India have a long history of organizing massacres of religious minorities with im...

  • How floods devastated Jammu & Kashmir

    Srinagar: Devastating flood hit Jammu and Kashmir early September bringing the normal life to a grinding halt. About 300 people lost their lives and properties worth hundreds of crores lost. Thousands of people got displaced and infrastructure ...

  • The Journey from Hidayatullah to Sathasivam

    By S.M.A. Kazmi Just a few days after of the formation of the new Union government, its refusal to go by the recommendations of the collegium of the Supreme Court in appointing former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramaniam as a Supre...

  • Ban on SIMI extended for 5 yrs

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 12 September announced that the ban on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) has been extended for five more years. The announcement came months after a report claimed that SIMI may again be r...

  • Police Encounters: SC sets standard procedure

    New Delhi: In a far-reaching judgment announced on 23 September, the Supreme Court of India set out a detailed procedure “for thorough, effective and independent investigation” into police encounters which result in death or grievou...

  • Flooded Kashmir – A Fortnight Later

    Kashmir has once again been vitiated - now by the Nature. There has already been recent history of adversities of different hues. The poor Kashmiris somehow continue to be at the receiving end: from the times of the Maharaja’s self-center...

  • Government fails to prevent hatred against minorities: Nariman

    New Delhi: Amidst the increasing cases of hate mongering and venom spewing speeches against minorities in the country Fally S. Nariman, noted legal expert has strongly criticised the central government which got an absolute majority and accused...

  • Kurdistan-bound Muslim worker detained at Delhi Airport

    New Delhi: An Indian Muslim worker travelling to Kurdistan autonomous region of Iraq was stopped from travelling in the morning of 14 September while two of his Sikh co-travellers working in the same company were allowed to proceed. Alam wa...

  • WPI calls for electoral reforms, introduction of PR

    New Delhi: Welfare Party of India held a national convention here on 21 September calling for urgent reforms in the electoral system, especially introduction of the proportional representation which allows each vote to be taken into account whi...

  • Iqbal was ignored in India: Hamid Ansari

    New Delhi: Describing Allama Iqbal as “philosopher, patriot and poet in one,” Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari lamented that Iqabl was overlooked in India after Independence. While releasing a book on the world-famed poet at his...

  • BJP suffers huge losses as people reject its hate campaign

    New Delhi: People had voted for BJP and Narendra Modi last May as they wanted a change for development. They had not imagined that the party with a clear majority in Parliament will indulge in hate campaigns instead of making efforts for develo...