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  • India Census 2011 - volunteer for Muslims and Urdu

    In class 4, New Horizon School, year 1990, Sangeeta Ma'am asks a 96.6% Muslim class of 11 year toddlers, what is your religion. Faizan says Muslim. Ghulam says Muslim. Shazia says Muslim. I say Muslim. Haneef says Muslim. Sangeeta Ma'am says you a...

  • Singh continues his attack on Sangh

    Muslims argue why did he maintain such a long silence and why did he not raise these issues within the party meetings to compel ‘his’ own government to take decisive actions. An Urdu newspaper cited a line from a famous couplet, ..badi der kar di ...

  • Togadia spews venom at Deoband

    Deoband: National secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad Praveen Togadia, spewed venom against Darul Uloom and Tablighi Jamaat and urged the government to lock Darul Uloom which claimed was responsible for producing talibans and jehadis.

  • Mumbai Riots: 10 acquitted after 18 years

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s Session Court acquitted 10 Kurla residents in the 1992-93 communal riots after a trauma of 18 years. Dismissing police version, the judge S.J. Markade did not find prosecution charges convincing and acquitted them for lack of evid...

  • J&K army minting gold out of sand

    New Delhi: The lid over the *fake RDX* is removed. Official confirmation in the malpractice has been acknowledged. The hue-and-cry for retaining AFSPA acquires a new meaning.

  • Protests on human rights day in Kashmir

    Protests, seminars and day-long conferences marked the international human rights day observed across the globe on December 10. Wails and shrieks of families of disappeared persons filled the air as a 28-minute documentary “Mugal Mase” was screene...

  • Kashmir: Congress leader bats for azadi

    The controversial statement of Minister for Health, Sham Lal Sharma, batting for ‘Azadi’ for Kashmir and advocating ‘trifurcation’ of Jammu and Kashmir faces stinging reactions pouring from all the sides. Sharma, at a public meeting at Bani in Jam...

  • Valley erupts over Moharram restrictions

    Life in most parts of Srinagar city was thrown out of gear on December 17 as authorities’ clamped curfew in areas falling under seven police stations to prohibit ‘Ashura’ (Muharram) procession. Ashura marks martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) gr...

  • Modi-Rahul word war over saffron terror

    Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s name has been spotted again in newly released Wikileaks cables. However, this time the ‘in-focus’ person is Rahul Gandhi and not Narendra Modi. This is because, according to Wikileaks cable, Rahul Gandhi told America...

  • This may happen only in Modi’s Gujarat

    Complaint against riot cases lawyers!, Rally in support of accused Swami Aseemanand!

  • Teesta may be called for probe

    The arrest of Teesta Setalvad’s one-time aide, and former Citizen for Justice and Peace (CJP) activist, Rais Khan, is significant, because the next link in the investigation could be Teesta Setalvad herself. There are now ample possibilities that ...

  • Terror threat means harassment for Gujarat Muslims

    The harassment of the Muslim community all over Gujarat particularly in Ahmedabad under the pretext of advance information of possible terror attack during ensuing festival season of Christmas, and republic day and in the name of investigation has...

  • Cablegate propels Congress missile

    New Delhi: ‘A drowning man catches at a straw’. The WikiLeaks gave the rudderless Congress the proverbial straw. 2G scam had already torpedoed its boat and had made BJP a roaring lion. With Nitish’s return to power, the NDA got a sanjeevani and BJ...

  • ZFI workshop on economic empowerment through information and use of RTI Act

    Register Now. On 22 January ZFI is organising a workshop on 'Economic empowerment of the deprived through timely information and its utilisation' to acquaint and sensitize the participants of welfare schemes for minorities and how to monitor their...

  • Azam Khan back, melodrama follows

    Mirza Ghalib’s line - bade beabroo hokar tere kooche se hum nikale was forgotten and the expelled firebrand leader Azam Khan returned to where he really belongs. There were all the ingredients of a Madrasi film - sobbings embrace, hugs and of cour...

  • BJP overlooks as RSS and Congress lock horns over Hindu terror

    WikiLeaks expose has not only rattled United States but has also triggered panic button in India. It has overshadowed the development plank on which the recent Bihar elections were fought. The leaks have once again provided an opportunity for the ...

  • Shiv Sena becomes cattle trade licensing authority?

    Saharanpur: Shiv Sena, a right wing political outfit, has become a parallel government and has started issuing licenses for trading and transporting cattle in the country.

  • India a Hindu State? Environment Minister inaugurates green building

    Minister of a Hindu State? Minister of State for 'Environment' and Forests - Jairam Ramesh inaugurating the new 'green' building of his ministry in Delhi on 6 January 2012

  • Tibet in Kashmir: a tale of suffering and alienation

    Both the paradises on earth and roof of the world continue to grapple with bloodshed and state sponsored violence. Tibetans and Kashmiris today find that many things are common and both the bruised identities are yearning for peace to come and cha...

  • Hindutva attempts to burn Mewat

    New Delhi: Traces of PETN (Penta Erithrotol Tetra Nitrate) particles found at a Gurukul/temple blast site in Mewat has created concern among security agencies. It is believed that the Gurukul located at Bhadas village in Haryana’s Mewat district w...