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  • Israel’s bonding with the BJP stronger than that of Congress

    According to a US diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks, Israeli’s rapport with their Indian counterparts was better under the BJP led government. Israel is of the view that despite strong business and defence ties, high level interactio...

  • Govt responsible for all problems of Muslims

    + Pic Pune: A meeting sponsored by Anjum Inamdar, president of Rashtra Premi Kirti for the release of innocent Muslim youths was held in Pune on 9 June. Speaking on this occasion Vaman Mishram, President of Vam Safe, a Dalit organisation...

  • Oil mafia behind Dey murder?

    + Pic   Saiyed Danish The Bombay High Court is set to entertain two different but similar petitions for transferring the Mid-Day’s investigative editor Jyotirmoy Dey’s murder case to the Central Bureau of Investi...

  • Himachal BJP MP expelled

    In a move by the Himachal Pradesh BJP unit, Lok Sabha member Rajan Sushant was expelled on June 17 from the party state executive on grounds of indiscipline. The state unit is reportedly so upset with the MP that it has recommended his ouster f...

  • India is fourth most dangerous place for women

    According to a survey conducted by Thomson Reuters, India has been placed as the fourth most dangerous country for women. The finding is a paradox because we see women politicians elected to high offices in various parts of the country. The num...

  • Central agencies to investigate Ramdev’s holdings, firms, donations

    + Pic After the midnight crackdown at Ramlila ground the yoga guru and his establishment have come under the scrutiny of CBI and income tax department. The agencies have started the process of collecting relevant documents of funds collecte...

  • Is Ganga no more sacred for the BJP?

    After Ram Mandir, BJP’s commitment to the sacred river Ganga turned out to be a farce. The dedication of the BJP to the Hindu cause is being unfolded one by one. BJP’s tall claim of safeguarding the interests of the Hindu community ...

  • Will Uma be a catalyst for the BJP in UP?

    + Pic New Delhi: One may wonder on Gadkari’s decision to reinduct Uma Bharti giving her charge of leading the party into next year’s assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh when it is widely believed that people are now fed up wi...

  • New general body of NCPUL announced

    New Delhi: Indian government (HRD ministry) announced the constitution of a new, and eighth, General Body of National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL) which consists of 20 members. Their names are: P.A. Imandar, Pune (Maharashtra)...

  • Rightful place of Urdu demanded

    + Pic Urdu Development Organisation (UDO), which has been waging a war for the past 15 years to ensure a legal and rightful place to Urdu organised its first seminar on ‘Legal right of Urdu and government’s attitude’ in...

  • Egypt non-committal on India’s UNSC claim

    + Pic New Delhi: Egypt has skirted the question on support for India’s claim for a permanent seat in the Security Council. Visiting Egyptian new Foreign Minister Nabil El-Araby said “at this point of time there is an urgent n...

  • Welfare Party of India & Value-based politics

    Votebank politics, False promises, Muscle-power, Communalism, Casteism - Indian Political Scenario - Indian Political Parties http://www.welfareparty.org/

  • Protest after double murder in Bawan

    Protests broke out in Handwara in north Kashmir after a father-son duo was shot dead by militants in the area. Police said “unidentified gunmen barged into the residential house of Ghulam Rasool Mir in Bawan-Handwara during intervening ni...

  • Plan for youth’s skill development

    Announcing rupees 200 crore for skill development of youth in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of State for Earth Science, Science Technology, Planning and Parliamentary Affairs, Ashwani Kumar said that the state needs an educatio...

  • Amarnath yatris to swamp Kashmir

    Over two lakh yatris (pilgrims) have been registered so far for the annual Amarnath yatra scheduled to begin by the end of this month.  “In the first 23 days, since commencement of registration as many as 2,01,419 yatris have secured...

  • List of disappeared submitted to CM

    + Pic Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) has submitted more than 1400 cases of enforced disappearances to the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. “This is a preliminary list documented by the Association. According ...

  • Hurriyat revokes expulsion of Abbas group

    Hurriyat Conference (M) led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq revoked suspension of Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (IuM) headed by Moulana Muhammad Abbas Ansari here on June 1. Ansari’s group was suspended after he met New Delhi interlocutors for Kashmir on A...

  • Demand for a CBI inquiry into Phool Muhammad murder

    + Pic New Delhi: Ashk Ali Taak, MP, in a meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has demanded that the death of Shaheed Phool Muhammad, a police officer of District Sawai Madhapur’s Sorwal town who was burnt to death, be enquire...

  • Election exercise begins in Gujarat

    In a major shake up, 52 IPS have been transferred. Police Commissioners of three major cities, Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat have been changed. This is being viewed as an exercise aimed at the assembly elections next year. In these transfer...

  • No room for Muslims in Gujarat housing

    After reviving Gujarat Housing Board recently in Gujarat, the question is being asked by thousands of Muslims: will this government body make residential flats in Muslim dominated areas too? Muslims cannot buy or rent property in Hindu part...