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  • Kashmir: Attempt to occupy hospital frustrated

    Srinagar: Following stiff resistance by employees and local residents, the police and security forces were forced to vacate a 100- bed government-run maternity hospital in north Kashmir’s Sopore town which they had occupied on February 5 ...

  • Probe ordered against Army killing in Kashmir

    Srinagar: A magisterial probe has been ordered after police registered a case against Army in connection with killing of a youth in border district Kupwara on February 4. Another probe has been ordered in Maloora-Shalteng blast that claimed liv...

  • Teesta hits out at Modi

    Human rights activist Teesta Setalvad has demanded that an FIR be lodged against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case in which hundreds of people, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, we...

  • Modi got a jolt at the hustings

    With Congress winning seven of the 27 nagarpalikas, Bhartiya Janata Party has suffered a set back in Gujarat. Congress had control of only one of these Nagarpalikas earlier. The result is being seen as a jolt to Chief Minister Narendra Modi. ...

  • Summary of Godhra verdict, court version

    One of the accused acquitted is Maulvi Hussain Umar who was according to Police version the main mastermind behind the train carnage that had triggered widespread communal riots in Gujarat. Mohammad Hussain Kalota has also been acquitted. A...

  • Godhra judgement: justice compromised

    The Godhra carnage continues to be in the limelight even after the verdict was pronounced. Thirty one people have been convicted as guilty for criminal conspiracy and 63 others have been acquitted in the case, a special court will decide the qu...

  • Joshi's murder: BJP corporator arrested

    New Delhi: A BJP corporator, Ramcharan Patel, was arrested in Sunil Joshi's murder case for destroying evidence. He is accused of removing Joshi's Sony Erickson mobile and substituting it by a fake handset four days later. Though the ac...

  • Maha govt still undecided on AMU centre

    Malegaon: The review meeting on January 24, called by the Maharashtra Minority Department to decide the establishment of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) off campus in the state, ended without taking any concrete decision. The department has pos...

  • Mutalik held by ATS in Malegoan blast

    Praveen Mutalik, one of conspirators of the Malegaon blast, has been arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad from Gokak town in the Belgaum districts of Karnataka on 1 February. The police are still in search of two others in the case,...

  • Missing SIM vital link to trace terrorists

    Seven missing SIM cards purchased by members of Hindu radicals in the year 2006 to carry out terror attacks across India is a vital link to unravel the mystery of Hindu terror. Rajasthan and Maharashtra police, CBI and NIA have till date not be...

  • SC vexed over Rajasthan govt’s inaction in illegal arms case

    The Supreme Court has asked the Rajasthan government to reply as to why sanction has not been granted for prosecution of state government officials involved in illegal sale of arms and ammunition. The Apex Court has now said that it can order a...

  • Centre-State cross-fire over Internal security at CMs meet

    New Delhi: The meeting of the chief ministers convened on 1 Feb. 2011 to discuss internal security and police reforms resulted in a sparing S.P. session. While the State chief ministers did not mince words in blaming the centre the union home m...

  • Probe by multiple agencies hampers investigation process

    Multiple agencies investigating terror incidence complicates it further. Five different investigating agencies are probing six cases of terror attacks carried by activists associated with the RSS. Agencies are finding it difficult to untangle c...

  • RSS leader asks PM to protect Sangh leaders!

    New Delhi: RSS leader, Bhaiyyaji Joshi in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has requested him to protect senior leaders of RSS Mohan Bhagwat and Indresh Kumar because conspiracies for their murder are being hatched. He has stated that t...

  • Abdul Hadi — Gandhi of Rajasthan

    Abdul Hadi was a real frontier leader not only of minorities but of all western Rajasthan. He was the beacon of Rajasthan from Punjab to Gujarat, i.e. for people living near 1000 kms of international borders Ganganagar, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Barmer ...

  • Justice Sachar advocates uplift of backward Indian Muslims

    Lucknow: Justice Rajinder Sachar advocated measures for the uplift of backward section of Muslims. He was speaking at the Pasmanda Jagao - Desh Bachao [Backward class wake up, save the nation] conference organised by All India Pasmanda Muslim M...

  • India: Another Muslim political party gets ready

    Even as the existing Muslim parties in the country are facing worst ever crisis of their existence, a new Muslim-dominated party is all set to hit the national political arena soon. If things go according to the plan, the new party may emer...

  • Riots in Gujarat continue unabated

    The crimes committed by the Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi are in public domain. However, whenever these are probed deeper the findings conclude that though he is guilty of those crimes yet he cannot be prosecuted. The latest SIT report a...

  • Communal riots in Rajasthan force Dalits to migrate

    Husheypur (Rajasthan): Communal riots between Muslim and Dalits in this village of Alwar district of Rajasthan resulted in large scale exodus of Dalits to other places. The origin of this unfortunate situation started on 19 January when a resid...

  • CBI challenges Lucknow Bench’s verdict on Advani & Co.

    New Delhi: CBI has challenged the verdict of Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow Bench of 20 May 2010 in which it upheld the earlier verdict of a special court of withdrawing criminal conspiracy charges against 21 BJP and RSS leaders in Babri ...