National

  • BJP believes in State Terror

    New Delhi: The Union defence Minister Manohar Parrikar surprised the world when he said India believes in targetted killing of terrorists in J&K and that terrorists should be used to kill terrorists. This was the first forthright acknowledg...

  • BJP can’t tolerate even Muslim freedom fighters

    Tension prevailed in Aligarh after BJP workers stopped construction work at a memorial of around 70 Muslim martyrs of the first war of independence in 1857 as the building included minarets, which “resembled a Muslim place of worship&rdqu...

  • US report slams Modi govt on attacks on minorities

    New Delhi: The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has slammed the BJP Government on the ‘Ghar Vapasi’ campaign and the violence against Muslims, Christians and Sikhs though it said that Prime Minister Narendra...

  • JMI Arabic magazine released

    In a function held here by the Arabic Club of the students of the Arabic department of the Jamia Millia Islamia on 19 May, its annual magazine, Majallah al-aadaab al-'arabiyah, was released. The 56-pages annual issue has a variety of articl...

  • Fake universities and educational institutions to be wound up

    Bareilly: UP Government has issued orders to all Divisional Commissioners, DMs, Police and Registrars of all universities, before the start of new academic year that strict action sould now be taken against fake universities and educational ins...

  • Waqf properties illegally occupied by Govt departments

    New Delhi: Whereas on the one hand Delhi Waqf Board is a victim of huge financial crisis so much so that it has no money to pay regular monthly allowances scholarships to widows and salaries to Masjid Imams, on the other hand Waqf lands and pro...

  • One Year of Modi Sarkar: Hate Speech Galore

    The coming to power of Narendra Modi in a way gave an open license to all the affiliates of RSS combine to indulge in open hate speech against religious minorities. The current agenda behind the hate speech is to consolidate communal polarisati...

  • Bhopal, after Mahmoodabad!

    A Central government department has declared the property inherited by film actor Saif Ali Khan and his family members from the late Nawab of Bhopal, as an “enemy property”. But, the Madhya Pradesh High Court at Jabalpur has stayed ...

  • Lawless Delhi Special Cell claims another life

    By Bilal Bhat New Delhi: Yet again Delhi’s “very special cell” is news for all the wrong reasons as usual. Infamous for its umpteen encounters and framing of innocent Muslims, Delhi Special Cell received a number of setba...

  • Attack on man’s beard fuels tension

    Lucknow:  In an incident of communal hatred in western U.P., a group of four motorbike-borne miscreants allegedly shaved off the beard and hair of a Muslim youth with scissors in the night of 3 May, 2015. Muhammad Sannawar was attacked by ...

  • Congress accepts mistakes, promises again

    New Delhi: After facing humiliating defeats in three elections (two Delhi assembly elections in Dec ‘13 and Feb 2015 and general election 2014) during the past about 1.5 years Congress now realises its mistakes and injustices towards mino...

  • Now call Mahrana Pratap The Great

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is of the opinion that Maharana Pratap should also be called  “The Great? just like Akbar is called Akbar The Great. This shows the juvenile thinking these ministers have who all belong to a Hindu po...

  • Isn’t judiciary indeed corrupt?

    Two quick cases of glaring miscarriage of justice have strengthened the tenor that judiciary in India is not above board and is as corrupt as other organizations are. Salman Khan’s indefinite bail despite the pronounced verdict of five ye...

  • The plight of Taj Mahal

    Premier English dailies have highlighted the plight of Taj Mahal. It’s fast yellowing and cracks can be seen with naked eyes. Many precious and semi-precious stones have been de-embossed by vandal visitors and even dignitaries. The proble...

  • Miscreants attack Tablighi Jamaat

    New Delhi:  After the attack in Kandhla on a Tablighi Jamaat group on 1 May, the minority community organised protests on 2 May, demanding the arrest of those involved in the attack on the peacaeful Tablighi group. The incident occurred wh...

  • Communal violence in Rabopura

    Sikanderabad: In Rabopura town of Gautam Budh Nagar, a small skirmish developed into a violent communal conflict after the death of an aged person, last month. After his death, the situation of the town became tense and a large police force was...

  • Miscreants ransack mosque, open fire, beat up Imam

    Baghpat : Miscreants attacked a mosque, late on 16th April in village Ahera. They were about a dozen in number. They entered the mosque, manhandled the imam and the people praying there, snatched the mike, damaged the walls and opened fire.&nbs...

  • Meat exports up under Modi govt

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said on 23 May that the country’s meat exports had gone up by 15% in one year of Modi government. The comment came a day after Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said people wanting to...

  • Rabid communal is Tripura gov.

    New Delhi: The BJP-led government at the Centre had no hesitation in appointing a highly communal-minded person like Tathagata Roy as the governor of Tripura on 12 May. Apart from his on and off rantings, he had justified the 2002 pogroms in Gu...

  • Girls ratio declines in Gujarat

    Gandhinagar: Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) has accused Gujarat government of going slow in implementing schemes for the security and welfare of girls. In its report for the year 2013-14 it has stated that in spite of the over...