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  • No permission for conversion: SC judge

    Justice Sathasivam while speaking on the occasion of the third Dr LM Singhvi memorial lecture on “Secularism and Rule of Law in India,” said that the state has the right to pass laws restricting conversions if such practice disturbs...

  • M.P. govt on land squandering spree

    Bhopal: Undaunted by the irregularities in allotting land to Kusha Bhau Thakre Trust in Bhopal; the state government has squandered 500 acres of government land to BJP Shishu Mandirs and 125 acres to Ambani. While 30 acres have been allotted to...

  • NHRC asks govt to report on 17,305 missing children

    National Human Rights Commission after taking strong notice of media reports which said that more than 17000 children are missing in the capital in the last three years, has issued notices to concerned departments and has asked them to respond ...

  • 17 murders in five years in Gujarat’s temples

    Gandhi Nagar: Gujarat’s minister of state for home affairs Praful Patel said in a written reply on 30 March in the state assembly in response to a question by Arjun Madhuwadia, Congress MLA that during the past five years there have been ...

  • India fourth most corrupt in the world: survey

    India is ranked the fourth most corrupt country among Asian pacific countries. According to the latest finding by Hong Kong-based consultancy firm Political and Economic Risk Consultancy Ltd. (PERC), India is ranked fourth most corrupt country ...

  • Dalits homes burnt after they celebrated Holi

    At a time when India is marching into the 21 century and Indians are aspiring to make India a developed country, nine houses of Dalit community were burnt at Kadampur village in Allahabad after they dared to celebrate Holi. Violence erupted whe...

  • Muslim reservation movement keeps up momentum

    Lucknow: What was to have been once a silent movement has now become vibrant and articulate, to press for ‘reservation’ for Muslims in job in the country.

  • Bengal Muslims worse than Gujarat

    New Delhi: Condition of Muslims on the whole is worse than the people belonging to scheduled castes and schedule tribes and they are more backward educationally, economically and socially in West Bengal, the state where leftist or communist gov...

  • Maulana Jalaluddin Umri re-elected chief of JIH

    New Delhi: On April 6, in a meeting of the Council of Representatives of Jamaat-e Islami Hind, Maulana Jalaluddin Umri was re-elected unanimously as the chief of JIH for another four-year-term. It is to be noted that 74-year-old famous writer a...

  • Azam Khan and his “sedition” story

    Lucknow: The whole of last year, as well as until Jan 26th this year, has sensitivities on a high, particularly on the issues of Kashmir and sedition. The stone-pelters from Kashmir, emulating intifada were the rage the whole year. Kashmir stre...

  • Kashmiri Women Activist, Prisoner #100 speaks

    Eminent Political, Social, Women Activist and author of Prisoner No. 100 Anjum Zamrooda Habib in conversation with Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander about her life, activism, women, political prisoners and the present political scenario You hav...

  • Muslim MPs meet Planning panel

    In a first of its kind meeting in the post-Independence period, a delegation comprising 21 Muslim MPs visited Planning Commission and presented a memorandum as well held a meeting with the Commission vice chairman Montek Singh Ahulwalia and oth...

  • UP tops in human rights violations

    New Delhi: According to a PTI report, UP tops in violation of human rights with the record of 1.63 lakh cases of human rights violation during the last three years, while Delhi, national capital is second with 16,871 cases of human rights viola...

  • Marginal rise in Shakhas: RSS

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in its recently concluded annual meet of its highest decision-making body at Puttar in Karnataka has claimed that despite terror charges the number of its Shakhas has increased.

  • Ex-gratia in fake encounter case

    Human Rights Commission of Orissa on 3 March said that Central Reserve Police Force men killed a villager in Gajapati district in 2008 in a fake encounter by branding him as a Maoist. The commission has ordered the state government to pay Rs 3 ...

  • Compensate Muslims wrongly arrested on terror charges

     “A large number of innocent young Muslims are being victimised by the police on the charge of being involved in various terrorist acts…the Human Rights Commissions which should have taken cognizance of such violation of human...

  • Atrocities against Christians galore

    Church Burned in Kerala Miscreants on 23 March burned St Mary’s Malankar Church and completely destroyed the holy attire and other belongings in Poddivatuvialla, Kerala. The Fire Force put out the fire. Police investigation is underwa...

  • Communal riots, rape, rumour in Malegaon

    Malegaon: The last time a rape took place in Malegaon was during the communal riot of October 26 2001. A girl named Mumtaz was raped by several men from the Hindu community near the Girna dam. The case was registered, one of the rapists committ...

  • Delhi Waqf Board has no lands in Delhi

    New Delhi: Former secretary of Delhi Waqf Board, Azim Akhtar, said in a statement here on 30 March that factually speaking Delhi Waqf Board has no land of its own in Delhi. Elucidating this, he said that way back in 1867 the British government ...

  • Attacks on Libya condemned

    New Delhi: NATO attacks led by America and France on Libya have been widely condemned here in India. On March 22, Lok Sabha members, cutting across party lines, unanimously condemned the US-led coalition air strikes on Libya. MPs from all parti...