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  • Sadhvi booked for provocation

    Mangalore police registered a complaint on March 7 against Sadhvi Balika Saraswati of the VHP for her communal and provocative speech made on  March 1 at the Hindu Samaj Utsav at Mangalore. The Sadhvi was invited as a special speaker to de...

  • Help those who want to “come back” to Hinduism: RSS chief

    Among three programmes that the RSS has listed as its thrust areas is dharma jagran, another name for ghar wapsi. The other two are kutumb prabodhan (family values) and samajik samrasta (social harmony), as per an address by the RSS chief Mohan...

  • After attacks, three Dalit families flee UP village

    A day after a mob of Gurjar community allegedly attacked three Dalit families ransacking their houses and beating up women and children in Nuria police station area of Pilibhit district, the families left the village on  March 15 fearing m...

  • Bail to Imran in Aurangabad arms case

    A special MCOCA court on March 9 granted bail to 30-year-old Imran Aqeel Ahmed who spent nine years in jail in the Aurangabad arms seizure case. Imran is one of the 23 accused who were arrested by Maharashtra ATS in connection with the arms sei...

  • Three killed, 23 injured in Manipur blast

    Three persons were killed on the spot and 23 others injured on  March 11when a powerful bomb exploded at Imphal market complex around 6 PM. The injured were taken to Regional Institute of Medical Science Hospital for treatment, where condi...

  • Justice A. N. Singh Commission submits report about Bhagalpur riots

    Patna: Justice A N Singh Commission, appointed by Bihar government to conduct a judicial enquiry into 876 cases registered by police in connection with 26 years old Bhagalpur riots of October-November 1989, has finally submitted its report to B...

  • UP’s SP government helped Modi in Godhra carnage of 2002: Rihai Manch

    Lucknow: Rihai Manch, after releasing a letter by former DGPR of Gujarat, B. Srikumar in the media on the occasion of 13th anniversary of Godhra carnage of 2002, has accused UP’s Samajwadi government of (indirectly) helping Modi by avoidi...

  • Acquittal of Hashimpura massacre-accused a black day in the Indian history: Mushawarat

    New Delhi: “The acquittal of all the surviving accused in the Hashimpura-Maliana massacre of 1987 is a murder of justice and a black day in the history of India,” said Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan, President of the All India Muslim Majlis...

  • Azad Hind Fauj ki viraasat

    New Delhi:  Renowned historian Professor Irfan Habib said here on March 7 that the country should stop questioning the death of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and instead bring back his ashes to honour him. “I think, it is no tribute to...

  • Time for review of decision on SBI's "Islamic" mutual fund

    It is time now for the Union government to have a fresh look at its decision to defer a Shariah-compliant mutual fund by the State Bank of India. The SBI had decided to launch it in December 2014 after due consultation with and permission ...

  • Apart from Namaaz everything happens in this #Hyderabad mosque

    Masjid E Sheikh, Sheikh Pet Near Towli Chowki, Hyderabad. It is 400 years old, and is considered to be one of the oldest Masjids in Hyderabad. Abandaned, it is being misused. Watch this report: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=3403645994996...

  • Modi 300 DAYS – Documenting Hate and Communal Violence under the Modi Regime

    New Delhi (19 March, 2015): This is a new fact-sheet prepared by John Dayal documenting the hate and communal violence since Modi came to power last May. It has been prepared with inputs from Kiren Shaheen, Liris Thomas, Mansi Sharma, Shabnam H...

  • Valley sharply reacts against PDP-BJP alliance

    By Bilal Bhat New Delhi: The advent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government in alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was cold-shouldered by the people of the Valley. The Muslim majority region of Kashmir had voted in favour o...

  • J&K HC rejects Army plea on Kunan

    The Jammu and Kashmir High Court February 23 disapproved the Army’s approach to concede before a single bench that the division bench was seized of a Public Interest Litigation on Kunan-Poshpora mass rape case of 1991. In its plea, the Ar...

  • Shutdown in the Valley

    A day-long shutown was observed by various business establishments here on March 4 against the failure of the state and central government to rehabilitate flood-hit business community. The shutdown call was given by Kashmir Traders and Manufact...

  • PDP-BJP saga starts in J&K

    At last the political stalemate in Jammu and Kashmir ended on 27 February with the formation of a government by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), early this month. The latter has been part of the state government ...

  • How to Talk With Children About Difficult Topics

    Talking with children about difficult topics can be challenging for adults. It can be even harder for some children to understand and communicate their thoughts and feelings about certain subjects. It is important to be patient and understandin...

  • Sanskrit is dead, killed by Brahmins with great effort

    By Naveen Kumar Sanskrit is a dead language, killed by Brahmins with great effort over hundreds of years. It cannot be revived now. In the name of Sanskrit only the silly Brahmins forced others to touch their feet for centuries; but when a...

  • From Religious Harmony to Communalism to Terrorism to Genocide

    By Dr. Javed Ali Khan Azamgarh: Under the aegis of AWMELA (Association for Welfare. Medical Educational and Legal Assistance) a conference was organised here on February 22 2015 to make people aware of the legal developments that have so f...

  • Tension due to throwing dead pig at the gate of mosque

    Jalgaon: Tension gripped Parola town, situated at a distance of 65 kms from Jalgaon, when a dead body of a pig was found at the gate of a mosque. According to reports, the dead body of a pig was found in the early morning at the gate of the Jam...