National

  • Scissor-happy

    ‘Cinema is not merely an interpretation of life like other forms and genres of creativity. It’s the direct manifestation of life itself.’ The words of great Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa assume greater significance in ...

  • Oh dear!

    Smriti Irani finds it offensive and takes umbrage at being called ‘Dear Smriti ji’ in an e-mail sent by the education minister of Bihar. This is really ridiculous. Irani knows a smattering of English and she must be alive to the uni...

  • Don’t pigeonhole a human being

    A Muslim of Hindu faith, Imran Yusuf, saved many lives at Orlando Gay Club shooting. Now the followers of both the religions are staking claims on him, forgetting that he’s first and foremost a human being. His religious labeling (if at a...

  • Finally nabbed?

    Finally CBI has nabbed one Dr Virendra Singh Tawade of Sanatan Sanstha for plotting Dr Dabholkar’s murder three years ago. The similar pattern in all the three murders of the Hindu rationalists led to the arrest of this man who’s be...

  • Hindus attack masjid and demolish minaret

    Barabanki:   Communal elements brought down the minaret of Bilal Masjid in village Qila Bilehri Lal Ganj of Tehsil Ram Snehi near Daryabad as a result of a clash between the two communities on 9 June. Rioters are in high spirits as no...

  • Kairana: Surprised to find his name in list, files case

    Lucknow: A businessman from Ghaziabad has filed a police complaint, saying his family has been dragged into the Shamli “exodus” controversy by unidentified people who put up his house “on sale”. Gaurav Jain, in his compl...

  • Some Muslim families have moved out of Kairana: Minister

    New Delhi:Some Muslim families besides those of Hindus have moved out of Kairana area in UP’s Shamli district due to law and order problem, Union minister Sanjeev Balyan claimed on Monday.”First of all, I have not visited Kairana. S...

  • Hindu outfit’s lawyer harbored accused in Madgaon blast

    In yet another account of the inner machinations of the Sanatan Sanstha, one of its members accused in the 2009 Goa blasts has given chilling details on how the Sanatan lawyer, Sanjeev Punalekar, ensured five of its members wanted by the NIA we...

  • Entire SC colony is subjected to social boycott

    Vizianagaram: An entire SC colony in Tarapuram village of Parvathipuram division in Bobbili constituency in Andhra Pradesh  has been subjected to social boycott for the last two months after some Dalits boycotted a function by the local te...

  • Katheria calls for saffronisation of education

    Lucknow/New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Ram Shankar Katheria said on 19 June that “if saffronisation of education was good for the country, it would happen”. Katheria made the remarks at a function ...

  • Goons threatening Muslims to leave village

    Jans/Baghpat:   While Kairana and Kandhla towns of Shamli district in western UP are rife with rumours, some youth belonging to the Muslim community in village Hasanpur Jivani of Ramala thana in Baghpat district lodged a complaint in ...

  • 62 percent Indian population meat-eater

    Ahmedabad:   People generally hold the view that most of the residents of Gujarat are vegetarian, but a sample registration survey (SRS) has brought out just the contrary. The facts of the survey were revealed by the Registrar General...

  • Arya Veer Dal training girls for security against “love-jihad”

    Aligarh:   VHP’s Bajrang Dal and Durga Vahini were the first to organise arms training camps for young women and now Arya Veer outfit, a branch of Arya Samaj, has just trained girls in a one-week training camp at Aligarh in mid-...

  • Kairana Fact-Finding Report

    A team of journalists and activists, deputed by The Milli Gazette, on 14 June 2016 visited the town of Kairana in Western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district which is in the national news due to the claim by the local BJP member of Parliament...

  • Youth supporting imposter “Masih” sent to jail

    New Delhi: Agitations and arrests following the claims of appearance of a promised “Masih” (Messiah) by five youth in Masjid Al Noor in Jamia Nagar’s Jogabai locality a day earlier were yet to die down when another of their co...

  • Reflections on Modi’s Visit to the U.S. — What’s in it for Kashmir?

    “Is it true Narendra Modi just boarded a flight to visit India?” Tweeted a critic of Indian Prime Minister’s globe-trotting jaunts. “Welcome home, Pradhan Mantriji! How long will you be staying this time?”  Mo...

  • Migration by Muslims and Sikhs also, not by Pundits only

    Srinagar: J&K’s chief minister Mahbooba Mufti, in order to allay the fears of separatist and other Kashmiri leaders, about the state government’s plan to set up separate colonies for Kashmiri Pundits who had migrated to differen...

  • Kashmir: Where hope is not enough

    By Gowhar Naz Time has come to review and rediscover our history and culture. People of Kashmir have been struggling for their right of self-determination for seven decades. The issue of Kashmir started just after India’s Independenc...

  • Anantnag by-poll

    The by-poll to Anantnag Assembly constituency in south Kashmir is expected to be held on June 22 and the counting will take place on June 25. Earlier, the polls were scheduled for June 19 and counting for June 22. A notification issued by t...

  • Shopian rapes and murders remembered

    Shutdown marked the seventh anniversary of Shopian twin rapes and murder case in south Kashmir. The shutdown call was given by Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Asiya Jan (17) and her sister-in-law Neelofar were raped and later alleg...