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  • Modi plays game with mediamen for Gujarat Media Club

    This year began with a very positive note for the Gujarat Media Club. There was news that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had agreed to give land to Gujarat Media Club. Many took it with a pinch of salt. The reason was obvious, the anti-me...

  • Gujarat riots Gulbarg case: plea turned down

    A plea filed by the Supreme Court (SC)-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Gulbarg Society rioting case to stay the trial of the case “in the interest of justice” has been turned down by the designated court. ...

  • Dawoodi Bohra leaders praise Modi

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Burhani Expo in Ahmedabad on 19 February. This two-day expo will be attended by thousands of Bohras from all over the world. Dr. Syedna’s son Huzaifabhai Saheb Mohiyuddin will atten...

  • After Ahmedabad, Surat too has Muslims ghettos

    A sense of insecurity among the Muslims in Gujarat has manifested itself even in realty rates in Surat, with property prices in Muslim-dominated areas being much higher than in other similar localities of the city. Sources in the city&rsquo...

  • RSS & murder of Mahatma Gandhi: what do contemporary documents tell?

    After the murder of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30, 1948, the RSS was banned on February 4, 1948. It was banned for anti-national activities and the government communiqué banning the RSS was self-explanatory: "In their resolution of February 2, 1948...

  • National Meet on Sangh Terror Links and Stories of Innocent Muslim Boys

    There is an almost universal sentiment of fear and growing despair among Muslim citizens of the country. There is mounting disillusionment with all institutions of governance, and more so with the police and judiciary, as well as with political...

  • Government’s insensitivity towards difficulties of Muslims intolerable

    New Delhi: A delegation led by Jamiat Ulama chief Maulana Arshad Madni met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Mrs. Sonia Gandhi on 26 January and plainly told them that the expectation and determination with which Muslims had vot...

  • Upheaval in Indian polity over corruption and Saffron terror

    Political parties are gearing up for the assembly elections in five states during April-May this year. In wider perspective, India at this moment is witnessing an upheaval in its polity over corruption and Saffron terror. Congress is harping on...

  • Concern over illegal imprisonment of Muslim youth

    If two Indian Police Service (IPS) retired officers are to be together to address an issue as sensitive as terrorism then fissures are bound to be made. The same happened, on Jan 27, at UP Press Club, Lucknow, when Manzoor Ahmed (IPS) and forme...

  • Police informers waging war against the nation

    It is a sad day that police have nurtured informants into waging war against the nation! Sajid Shaikh overheard three Kashmiri men in Secunderabad in January 2006. They were hatching a conspiracy against India. Hundreds of miles away from there...

  • RSS leader Indresh Kumar paid for Samjhauta blast

    Vasudev Parmar, one of the prime accused in Sunil Joshi murder and mastermind of a number of terror attacks, during interrogation has said that his groups approached many RSS leaders for help and it was Indresh who helped them by giving Rs 70,0...

  • Purohit team targeted Muslims as well as Christians: Army

    Military Intelligence after interrogating Lt Colonel Purohit has in its report said that not only Muslims, but also Christians were the targets of Purohit team. According to the report, Abhinav Bharat targeted Christians at Kandhamal in Orissa,...

  • Passive membership of banned outfit will not make a person criminal: SC

    The Supreme Court has held that passive membership of a banned outfit will not make a person criminal unless he is in person involved in violent activities. The ruling was passed by Justices Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Mishra which said, &ld...

  • Target of scholarship scheme for minorities exceeded

    New Delhi: According to union ministry for minorities affairs, more than 34 lakh pre-matric scholarships have been awarded to the students belonging to minority communities in the first nine months (April to December) of the current financial y...

  • Joshi killed by his own men: Muslim family bears the brunt

    The Madhya Pradesh Police have made it clear that Joshi was killed by his own men. But Muslim family paid with lives and still those who survived bear the brunt till date. In the aftermath of Joshi’s murder the right-wing organisation bla...

  • Aseemanand wept bitterly on learning the plights of victims

    Hyderabad: Kaleem, after his release on bail following Swami Aseemanand’s confession, told reporters: “someone had informed Aseemanand that I (Kaleem) was a suspect in Mecca Masjid blast and was lodged in jail for a period of 18 mon...

  • Outrage over panel’s clean chit to Sangh in Church attacks

    The Somashekhara Commission that probed attacks on 57 churches in Karnataka in 2008 has given a clean chit to the Karnataka government and the Sangh Parivar. This final report is in contrast to its own prima facie report issued in February 2010, i...

  • Advani’s Rath Yatra gave rise to terrorism

    He accused Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar and said that he was the first person to propound the two-nation theory and it was only later that Jinnah adopted it. This is a historical fact, he said. He also accused BJP-ruled states of sheltering pe...

  • Bharat Jyoti Award for Gujarat lady

    Vankaner: Three women were honoured with “Bharat Jyoti Award” for their presentations at the “Global Participation in India’s Economic Development” seminar at Delhi organised by the India International Society. Amo...

  • Mass marriage programmes in Gujarat

    Anand/Bharuch(Gujarat): Returning to the frugality and simplicity of Islam, people have begun responding warm heartedly towards mass marriage programmes. Two such programmes were recently organised at Anand and Bharuch. The programme at Ana...