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  • Muslim cattle trader near-lynched in Rajasthan

    A Muslim animal trader was He was mercilessly beaten by Bajarang Dal and Shiv Sena goons on 30 May in the town of Choti Sadari in Chittorgarh district. The truck was waylaid, animals (cows and bulls) as usual were stolen and the truck was set t...

  • Communal violence in Rampur, 6 injured

    Rampur:   In the Ganj Qadeem area of Mohalla Gher Inayat Khan, children’s quarrel took an ugly turn when some of the Hindu Kumhar (potter) community attacked the house of one Anwar Salmani and set five motorbikes parked outside ...

  • 12 m Indian children under 10 are married, majority Hindu

    Nearly 12 million Indian children were married before the age of 10 - 84% of them Hindu and 11% Muslim - reveals an IndiaSpend analysis of recently released census data. To put it in context, this number is equivalent to Jammu and Kashmir&rsquo...

  • Journalists are now a part of corporate set up: Rana Ayyub

    Rana Ayyub, who has just self-published her book Gujarat Files- An anatomy of undercover operation, attacked the Indian media during the Ask Me Anything (AMA) interface at Reditt and expressed her shock over the silence of entire mainstream med...

  • Court discharges Shahjahan, Malek Seikh in terror case

    New Delhi: A special court has discharged two persons in a case in which they were accused of arranging money and disbursing them to various terrorist organisations. District judge Amar Nath granted the relief to West Bengal residents Shahjahan...

  • We’re RSS-trained, will break necks with bare hands: BJP leader

    Kolkata:   As the Modi government at the Centre is busy celebrating the completion of  two years of its governance, the BJP president of West Bengal has threatened the ruling TMC that they would beat its people entering their hom...

  • Army expels bearded Muslim

    Kochi:  A Muslim soldier keeping beard during his service tenure, has been expelled from the army. Although, the case is old, the final decision in the case was taken by the Kochi Bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal on 3 June, in which the ...

  • My Ordeal in Rohini Jail

    By Pushp Sharma pushpindian@gmail.com   My article on the Ayush Ministry practices (MG, 1-15 March, 2016) was unquestionably embarrassing for the government, but to claim, as the Delhi Police (who are under the Central Home...

  • Media silent on 478 calls of "Indian Mujahideen" fame HT journalist to Arms Dealer

    Selectively blind media 'ignores' 478 calls in just three months to Arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari by Hindustan Times Journalist who wrote a book on Indian Mujahideen and who calls Azamgarh the Jihadist Factory.

  • In the name of Cow protection, goons strip and brutally beat Muslims traders

    In India, Cruelty against Muslims is celebrated. Alleged Cruelty against Cows and Hindu Goons will chase you to death. Truck is said to be carrying 50 cows and was passing through Chhoti Sadri when the Hindu 'activists' mob attacked.

  • Hurriyat pitches for unity

    Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has pitched for unity among the separatists.  “Unity is the need of hour,” said Mirwaiz, while addressing a seminar under ‘Hafta-e-Shahadat’ observed to commemorate the deat...

  • Police pressurised me: Handwara girl

    The minor girl from Handwara allegedly molested by an Army soldier in March here on May 17 claimed that police pressurised her to make a statement before a magistrate in which she exonerated the Army personnel of molestation charges. “In ...

  • All-out opposition to Sainik, Pandit colonies in J&K

    The proposed plan to set-up Sainik colonies in Kashmir has snowballed into a major controversy with separatists and civil society groups terming it as a ploy to settle non-state subjects in the Valley. Separatists have even warned that the prop...

  • Eight memorable days in Turkey

    I have been visiting Turkey regularly for the last fifteen years or so. All earlier visits were to attend conferences in or near Istanbul and each visit usually lasted 2-4 days. Conferences are normally hectic, hurried occasions where invitees ...

  • Muslims in Indian Administrative Service

    Aftab Kola Muslim students in India mainly aspire to be doctors, engineers and MBAs which has led to severe shortage of Muslim professionals in other fields including the crucial civil services. Though literacy levels among Muslims have ma...

  • Ayush story journalist gets bail

    New Delhi: A sessions court here granted bail on 23 May to the senior investigative journalist Pushp Sharma who was arrested by Delhi police on 14 May for publishing a story in The Milli Gazette last March which claimed that the Ayush Ministry ...

  • Growing Intolerance in a Tolerant Society

    Towards the end of 2015 many writers and eminent citizens returned their national honors protesting against the growing atmosphere of intolerance. The list was long and this acted as a process where some introspection took place in society. Sti...

  • Jisha: another victim of caste and patriachy

    Dharmaraj Kumar The brutality of rape and murder of 27-year old Jisha, a law student belonging to a poor Dalit family from Ernakulam in Kerala, has once again brought the festering wound of caste atrocities to light before the case of Delt...

  • How Swachh is Swachh Bharat?

    Raafey Hasan   The birth of public health concept came in England in the 1840s. It arose from the need to protect the public from spread of communicable disease.An English epidemiologist, John Snow worked on cholera. A comprehe...

  • Controversy over Modi’s educational qualifications

    New Delhi: It was early last May when Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal casually said that they were frequently being asked to show or present many things but when they asked about the educational qualifications of PM Modi there was a deafen...