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  • 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...

  • BJP deceived Hindus with fake Hindutva

    Hindutva was always considered as a panacea for the BJP. The party once scaled the political mountain by using it. Hindutva for the BJP as projected by it is a way of life. But, surprisingly, WikiLeaks expose revealed that BJP used Hindutva onl...

  • BJP: Remove UPA! Stop corruption!

    Manmohan Govt! Stop corruption! Bring back black money!

  • Militant activity in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Two militants including Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief were killed and a woman injured during a gun-fight with police on Foreshore road near Hazratbal, on March 10. “The duo travelling in a car were intercepted by police. Mili...

  • Militants waiting to sneak into Kashmir: Army

    Srinagar: Stating that around 700 militants are waiting to sneak into the state of Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), General Officer Commanding (GOC) 15 Corps, Lt. General Syed Ata Hasnain said that the army has put in pla...

  • Smoking on the rise in the Valley

    Srinagar: Smoking related diseases are on the rise in the valley, say oncologists. In fact cancer is picking up fast, here. Last year about 5,800 patients suffering from cancer were registered with Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences-K...

  • Interlocutors display their helplessness

    Srinagar: Maintaining that some of the recommendations put forward by interlocutors appointed by the Centre for the state of Jammu and Kashmir have been heard by the state government, Prof. Radha Kumar, one of the three interlocutors on March 1...

  • US rides two horses in J&K

    Srinagar: Maintaining that his country stands firmly on human rights issues, US envoy to India, Timothy J Roemer on March 18 underlined that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was the elected representative of a “very important place of India&r...

  • Repeal Public Safety Act, asks Amnesty

    Srinagar: The human rights watch dog, Amnesty International (AI), has asked Government of India (GOI) to repeal the Public Safety Act (PSA) and ensure and safeguard human rights in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. “AI urge government t...