National

  • When Hindus and Muslims constructed mosques and temples for each other

    On the initiative of the United Nations, the entire world observed first week of February as Communal Harmony Week. The purpose is crystal clear that communal amity prevails between religious communities. Our history has got ample evidence to p...

  • States mislead apex court on custodial deaths

    West Bengal, Assam, MP and Punjab in their affidavits filed in Supreme Court have claimed that from the year 2007 to 2009 not a single case of custodial death took place in the entire states. The figures provided by the NHRC on custodial deaths...

  • Saudi Cultural Attaché in Madrasatul Islah, Azamgarh

    Azamgarh: The Saudi Cultural Attache Dr Ibrahim Al-Batshan visited Madrasatul Islah at Saraimir, Azamgarh (UP) on 28 February along with a delegation consisting of Dr Ahmad Abdul Qadir Al-Shazli, dean of the Faculty of Arts, Manufia University ...

  • Ajmal challenges Arshad Madni to prove charge or face defamation case

    New Delhi: President of Assam UDF and MP from Assam Maulana Badruddin Ajmal said here that Maulana Arshad Madni’s accusation of his (Maulana Ajmal) accepting Rs 55 crore from BJP during the last election is baseless, regrettable and extre...

  • Taqiuddin Nadwi awarded with Shah Walliullah Award

    “The importance of knowledge can be understood from the fact that the holy Qur’an in its very first revelation has given an injunction to seek knowledge. As far as the science of Hadith is concerned its compilation had begun from da...

  • India against sanctions on Iran

    Washington: While subscribing to the US policy that Iran should not have nuclear weapons, India opposed sanctions against Iran on the ground that this affects the common people. Former National Security Advisor, M.K. Narayan had stated to Ameri...

  • Stone-pelters are addicts: J&K Police claim

    Srinagar: Police here said that more than 70 percent people arrested in connection with stone pelting during summer unrest last year were either drug addicts or had parental problems. “Majority of stone pelters arrested in Srinagar in...

  • People injured in renewed clashes - Srinagar

    Srinagar: Four people, including two policemen were injured in clashes that broke out between security forces and protesters, here on February 11. A shutdown was also observed on the day to mark 27th death anniversary of Jammu and Kashmir Liber...

  • 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...