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  • 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...

  • Rangarajan Kashmir employment and employability report

    Srinagar: The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on March 3 said that the recommendations put forth by Rangarajan Committee for creating employment and employability in the state of Jammu & Kashmir would go a long way in tackling unemployment cha...

  • Kashmir: Interlocutors fail to take a holistic view

    Srinagar: Stressing for sustained and inclusive dialogue with all stake-holders to resolve the Kashmir issue, interlocutors appointed by the Centre for the state of Jammu and Kashmir said that all stakeholders should give up their rigid stand.

  • Can anything haunt Modi?

    Is something 'daring' to haunt Gujarat's Narendra Modi?

  • Trial of six major cases to conclude

    Nine years after the 2002 communal riots that flared up in the state, trials of the six major riot cases are about to conclude and their judgment will in all likelihood be delivered within six months. “We are expecting judgment of the...

  • Godhra verdict: many questions remain

    The Godhra verdict still haunts the minds of right-thinking people and common men of Gujarat like the Liberal democrats, human rights activists and even right-wing radicals are pondering the verdict in the post-Godhra cases and wondering whethe...

  • Gujarat govt. officers took part in RSS shibir

    With support from Modi government, the Shabri Kumbh was successfully held in Gujarat. Surprisingly,Gujarat government officers were forced to take part in the event. RSS claimed the Shabri Kumbh held in the Dangs district of Gujarat was a succe...

  • Modi sold Gujarat to save his skin

    Gujarat Government without inviting tender or bid has given away 200 hectares of land and a 25 MW solar power plant project to a London-based industrialist who was recommended by Harish Salve. This has been done by Narendra Modi because he is e...

  • Whither Muslims of Jharkhand?

    The population of Muslims in the state is spread over almost all the 24 districts, with more than 15 districts having a Muslim population of more than 10% of the total population.

  • Shia politics in Lucknow: Attack on Kalb-e Jawwad’s house

    It was 2 pm on Friday, 25 February. After the Jum’a prayers, Kalbe Jawwad, the Imam-e-Juma of the historic Asifi Masjid in Lucknow, was back at his house.

  • Karnataka Govt abetted church attacks

    An independent inquiry by a former HC judge in the 2008 church attacks in Karnataka contradicts report submitted by the BK Somasekhara panel on 28 January appointed by the Karnantaka government. Justice MF Saldanha in his 308 page report ha...

  • Two lakh forty thousand child labourers in J&K

    Srinagar: In spite of anti-child labour laws two lacs 40 thousand children are working as labourers in Jammu & Kashmir. A book titled: Child Labour in Jammu & Kashmir written by Dr. Fayyaz Ahmad Nakkah was released at a function held at College of...

  • Jamaat-e Islami to launch political party

    New Delhi: After making a marked impact as an organised and disciplined Muslim organisation across the length and breadth of the country, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind now plans to make its presence felt in the political arena.

  • Suggestions on intelligence reforms

    Outlook writes that a report on intelligence reforms is in the offing. The review is being undertaken by a government think tank, taking cue from the speech of the Vice President Hamid Ansari.