National

  • Aam Aadmi Party reaches Kashmir

    Aam Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kejriwal organized its maiden rally here, at the beginning of this month. Leading the party’s first road show, March 1, its candidate for Parliamentary elections from Srinagar-Budgam constituency here, Dr Raj...

  • List of the “123 waqf properties” to be returned to Delhi Waqf Board

    Properties with the Land & Development Office Sl.No.Name & Location of property 1. 1/1, Abdul Nabi Mosque, Mathura Road. 2.  2/1, Babar Shah, Mosque & Takia, near Tilak Bridge. 3.  6/1, Babar Road Mosque near ...

  • “Riots do not happen in this country on their own”

    AAP leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on 7 March that the modus operandi of BJP PM nominee and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra are similar. Speak...

  • Only 5.87 pc women in police force

    The government had set an ambitious target of having 30 per cent women in police forces across the country, but fresh statistics show that the target is nowhere near with personnel from the fairer sex being a miniscule 5.87 per cent. The figure...

  • Christian Prayer Hall damaged by radicals

    Kandhamal: Armed forces were deployed at Pradhanpada village in Odisha's Kandhamal district on 2 March as tension prevailed following damage to an under-construction prayer hall on 27 February. Two platoons of armed police (about 70 personn...

  • Amn Conf held in Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar: 'Amn Conference' jointly sponsored by Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) and Shanti Mission was held at S. D. Engineering College at Jansath on 23 February in which thousands of Hindus and Muslims participated. Speaking on this ...

  • Patna org announces scholarships

    Patna: The Patna-based Peace Foundation on 6 March declared its list of successful candidates for free coaching for preparation for competition examinations conducted by Staff Selection Commissions (SSCs), Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) etc....

  • Convention against UAPA warns political parties

    By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi: Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, a group of prominent lawyers, activists, intellectuals, social, religious and political leaders from across the country on 5 March in a mammoth convention here ask...

  • Option to Adopt a Child

    M R Shamshad The recent judgment of the Supreme Court about the right of a Muslim to adopt a child has been reported with different viewpoints.  However, the core issue is whether a Muslim could adopt a child in the present legal posi...

  • Equal Opportunity Commission: two steps backwards

    Irfan Engineer “Half a step forward, two steps backwards” would be an appropriate phrase to describe the measures taken by the UPA I & II towards ensuring justice and equality for the marginalized sections, particularly the...

  • AP Wakf Board to go hard on defaulters

    Hyderabad: In a bid to catch hold of those occupying its properties but evading to pay their dues, the Waqf Board has thrown its dragnet far and wide. The latest in the line of fire are the Anwarul Uloom Educational Association, which manag...

  • Antony vetoed AFSPA revocation: Omar

    Antony vetoed AFSPA revocation J&K Chief minister Omar Abdullah said on 21 February that  defence minister A K Antony had vetoed the proposal of partial revocation of AFSPA even as the prime minister had agreed to it. “The th...

  • Contemporary Dalit Politics and Ambedkar’s Goal of Caste Annihilation

    On 28 February  Ramvilas Paswan of Lok Janshakti Party joined the NDA alliance. Same Paswan had left the NDA twelve years ago after the Gujarat carnage, saying that with the violence in Gujarat he cannot be part of NDA. This time his son o...

  • Soloman’s Temple being built quietly for the past 30 years

    A new sect of Christians has been building a temple in Aizwal, capital of India’s north eastern state of Mizoram, thousands of miles away from Jerusalem in a lush green forest. This new edifice is named by this sect as “Soloman&rsqu...

  • Govt at sea over ISI’s secret contacts with riot victims

    New Delhi: Union minister of state for home affairs, RPN Singh said in written reply to a question by Pradesh Javdekar in the Rajya Sabha that government has no information about ISI contacting some riot-affected people of Muzaffarnagar, adding...

  • Seminar on minority women’s education in North East

    Guwahati: The University of Science & Technology Meghalaya (USTM) hosted a national seminar on ‘Educational status of Minority Women in North East India: Challenges & Future Prospects’ in Techno City on the outskirts of Guwa...

  • Country’s bureaucracy has a biased mindset

    Aligarh: Former president of AMU Students Union, Khalid Mas’ood, who has now been appointed Chairman of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad Committee said while talking to media persons in AMU Old Boys Association’s Conference Hall on 19 February ...

  • Historical mosque demolished in Gurgaon

    New Delhi: A historical Jama Masjid in Gurgaon’s Naurangpur village of Haryana, stated to be about 300 years old of the Moghal period was demolished by some unknown persons on the night of 12 February. It is also stated that the Masjid&rs...

  • AAP’s intense struggle against BJP can help Muslims

    The unfortunate happenings in the last few days in Delhi and Lucknow, where BJP workers attacked and brutalised AAP workers when they were protesting against BJP, are a sad event for democracy in India. The totally unwarranted detention of Kejr...

  • SIT enquiry demanded into pre-poll surveys

    New Delhi: A sting operation on pre-poll surveys has created a stir in national politics and has exposed political parties as well as the media, particularly electronic media. Aam Admi Party (AAP) has questioned the so-called electronic medi...