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  • Libyan oil is West’s main target

    New Delhi: Zafarul-Islam Khan, editor of the Milli Gazette delivered a lecture on the Libyan crisis on 19 March 2011 at the Jamaat-e Islami Hind headquarters here. It was chaired by JIH chief Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umri.

  • Pogrom 2002 an “internal Gujarati matter”: Modi

    When an American diplomat raised the horrific Gujarat communal violence of 2002 with Chief Minister Narendra Modi in November 2006, he was lectured by Modi on the “horrific human rights violations” by the United States. Michael S. O...

  • Black Money focus on the man at the back!

    Apart from the 18 names provided by the German government, there are hundreds more, yet the focus is only on Ali Hassan and Shahid Balwa. Any common denominator?

  • 26 names: the tip of black money iceberg

    New Delhi: Compelled to name the 26 Swiss bank depositors (in a sealed cover) to the Supreme Court, the nation is deprived of their names of this tip of the iceberg which threaten to ultimately destroy the Indian economy. At stake is the 22.5 l...

  • Anguish over the Muslim-specific Enemy Property Bill

    Lucknow: The political debate around the Enemy Property Amendment and Validation Bill 2010, seems to go on unabated. The last monsoon and the winter sessions of parliament witnessed uproarious scenes over the same.

  • Deep in Kandhamal villages, thugs enforce boycott

    As Archbishop Raphael Cheenath, now on a farewell pastoral tour of Kandhamal, extols the courage, faith and perseverance of the Dalit Panos and Tribal Kondh Christians of the central Orissa district in the face of unceasing Hindutva pressure, deep...

  • Police theory on Ishrat death doubted

    Special Investigating Team probing Ishrat Jahan encounter case has got some fresh evidence that questions Gujarat police claims that it was a genuine encounter. Police had claimed that they had fired in self defence. Some photographs recove...

  • Malegaon RDX was stolen from Army

    Malegaon residents have claimed that CBI while re-investigating 2006 Malegaon blast case in the town after Aseemanand’s confession told the local people that their investigation revealed that the RDX used in the Malegaon blast was stolen ...

  • Army directed to reopen Purohit probe

    The armed forces tribunal on 9 March has directed the army to reopen the Court of Inquiry against Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit, an accused in the Malegaon blast case. According to the tribunal the investigation against Purohit suf...

  • Muslim Police officer burnt alive in Rajasthan

    Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan): A police officer, Phool Muhammad, Station House Officer (SHO) of Mantown, district Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan was burnt alive in his car by an angry mob on 18 March. His brutal death led to a severe law and order pr...

  • NIA to investigate all Saffron terror cases across India

    The government in order to expedite the investigation process has now decided to hand over all saffron terror cases to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). In this regard, the union home ministry in its letters the CBI and state governments...

  • Jharkhand to implement ban on cow slaughter

    Jharkhand government is planning to implement Prevention of Cow Slaughter Ordinance of 2005. After the descision taken by the Jharkhand cabinet all norms pertaining to cow slaughter would be defined in detail. Jharkhand Deputy Chief Ministe...

  • Delhi govt hikes ex-gratia for victims of riots and blasts

    The Delhi government on 9 March decided to increase the ex-gratia amount paid to the bereaved families and victims of riots, communal violence, bomb blasts and any natural calamities. For the victims of riots and accidents the amount has been i...

  • India becomes world’s biggest arms importer

    According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report released on 14 March, India is the largest arms importer in the world whereas the United States is the worlds biggest arms exporter. India has surpassed China in t...

  • Saffron students' union extinguishes one more life

    Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh): Emboldened by the death of a professor five years ago when he died because of severe heart attack during student election at Madhav College, Ujjain; students of agriculture college Khandwa succeeded in claiming one mor...

  • Documentary on the ugly face of Hindutva

    Film: Saffron War by Rajiv Yadav, Shahanawaz Alam and Lakshman Prashad, Duration: 61 Minutes, Contribution: Rs 95 (postage extra). Available from: 632/13, Shankarpuri, Kamta, Post: Chinhat, Lucknow, UP–Tel: 09415254919, 09452800752 www.me...

  • Congress and BJP — Partners in Crime?

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  • Developments in the Kashmir Valley

    Srinagar: Showkat Ali Khan resident of Balgarden, who was seriously injured in a grenade attack here on February 28, succumbed to his injuries on March 1. An assistant engineer, Khan had received splinter injuries in his head and was referred t...

  • Kashmir: Victims have no faith in the army

    Srinagar: Describing an offer of tracing missing persons by the Army’s 15 Core Chief, Lt. Gen. Hasnain as a ‘despicable public relations stunt,’ Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP), said that only an internati...

  • Kashmir: PDF demands Confidence-building measures

    Srinagar: Urging Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh to convene a Round Table Conference (RTC) for resolving Kashmir issue, former chief minister and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mufti Mohammad Syed, said that the same should be...