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  • JKLF’s Yasin Malik arrested, released

    Tension gripped the entire locality in and around Maisuma on 28 April as JKLF chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, was arrested while leading a protest demonstration against the detention of a local youth. Scores of youth took to streets to prot...

  • Hurriyat leader Abbas Ansari’s “expulsion”

    + Pic Hurriyat Conference (M), led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has adopted a wait and watch policy vis-à-vis the expulsion of Itihaad-ul-Muslimeen (IuM) from its fold. The conglomerate has asked IuM to clarify its position vis-à...

  • Ishrat case hots up in Gujarat

    + Pic Special Investigation Team appointed by Gujarat High Court to probe sensational Ishrat Jahan Encounter case has issued summons to 12 police officers. These officers are associated with the Ishrat encounter of 2004. The summons has ...

  • Sanjiv Bhatt gets support from police

    + Pic Gujarat CM Modi faces another challenge as Naresh Brahmbhatt, the head constable who was dismissed from service last week for praising IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, has said that he can prove that Bhatt had gone to attend the meeting h...

  • Gujarat police officers have no faith in SIT

    + Pic Close on the heels of Sanjiv Sharma's affidavit against CM Narendra Modi of Gujarat in the Apex court, the cracks in Gujarat IPS officers have now surfaced, as 14 Gujarat police personnel have pleaded before Gujarat High Court ...

  • Pragya reports to court in an ambulance

    + Pic Devas: Pragya Singh Thakur, accused in Sunil Joshi murder case, was brought to Devas from Mumbai for hearing in the court. She claimed to be unable to walk because of ill health. Hence the third additional district and sessions jud...

  • Masks snatched: Hindutva extremists exposed

    + Pic New Delhi: New facts are emerging day-after-day during the investigations about demolitions of places of worship of minority communities while targeting the people of these communities. Among those arrested so far are Swami Aseeman...

  • CP fake encounter case: justice delayed but not denied

    + Pix New Delhi: The Apex Court on 2 May confirmed life sentence to 10 Delhi policemen; including assistant commissioner of police S S Rathi for killing innocent Haryana-based businessmen Pradeep Goel and Jagjit Singh and injuring Tarunp...

  • Justice still eludes Christian victims, and many are to blame for it

    There has been just one conviction for murder in 20 cases of the brutal killings of Christians of Kandhamal, Orissa, at the hands of Hindutva fanatics, and mobs led by them, during August-October 2008. More than two years and nine months later ...

  • Hunjura: Both govt & society have failed victims

    +Pic   Kashmir Valley’s eminent social activist A.R Hunjura, founder-president of the Islamic Relief & Research Trust (IRRT), speaks here to  Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander on social activism, voluntary sector, wom...

  • Modi government deprives Muslim students of education: SIO

    A convention of prominent activists in the field of education lambasted the state government for failing to implement the Central Government-sponsored Minority Schemes thus depriving 50,000 beneficiaries since 2007-08 the year of inception of t...

  • BJP wants Ram Rajya in U.P.

    BJP after having seen their corruption rallies failing to attract the masses is back to basics again in Uttar Pradesh. With assembly elections due next year BJP wants to saffronise Uttar Pradesh by reviving Ram Mandir issue in a bid to regain i...

  • Jamiat Ulama starts its satyagrah

    + Pic Lucknow:Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, pressing for its demands for reservation for Muslims, new law for prevention of communal riots and just and equitable compensation to the victims and protection of waqf property, on 28 April launched it...

  • Indian Muslims’ reaction on Osama’s killing

    What does the demise of Osama bin Laden mean to Indian Muslims? How do Islamic scholars and community leaders see the world’s so-called biggest terrorist’s killing by US forces in a sanctuary at Abbotabad some fifty miles from Islam...

  • Maharashtra tops in riots cases during 1998-2008

    According to a report released by the government on Socio-Economic and Educational Status of Muslims in Maharashtra, the state has witnessed 1,192 communal riots during 1998-2008, which is the highest in the country as compared to other states....

  • “Rajasthan minorities are 2nd class citizens”

    The Joint Action Committee under the aegis of Rajasthan Muslim Forum organised a meet to asses the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. The committee has expressed concern over the government’s inaction and its lackadaisica...

  • Purulia arms drop: more than meets the eye

    +Pix The dust from the Purulia arms drop case remained settled for more than a decade. But recent sensational revelations have blown out the dumped case like a thick smoke in our political circles. It defines moral decadence of our polit...

  • Modi’s massive cover-up job

    On May 5, 2011 the Supreme Court refused to consider the affidavit that senior Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt had submitted to it. SIT submitted its report on April 25 and denied that Bhatt attended the meeting at the house of Modi on the ...

  • Modi’s massive cover-up job

    On May 5, 2011 the Supreme Court refused to consider the affidavit that senior Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt had submitted to it. SIT submitted its report on April 25 and denied that Bhatt attended the meeting at the house of Modi on the ...

  • Experts reconstructed Ishrat encounter

    The SIT with the help of experts of central FSL and AIIMS reconstructed the Isharat Jahan fake encounter that took place in 2004 near Kotarpur in Ahmadabad. The actual encounter team was also made to accompany this re-construction team. The pri...