National

  • Apple-polishing

    I always wonder, who’re those absolute apple-polishers who go to the extent of buying suits and apparels of their icons? One Hindu sycophant in Surat is willing to shell out a few crores to buy the suit Narendra Modi wore recently. A bunc...

  • Cringing with embarrassment

    Any Indian with a semblance of self-respect will cringe with embarrassment to the prostrating welcome accorded to Barrack Obama on his official visit as a state guest on the occasion of India’s 66th Republic Day. This is typical of a thir...

  • Stereotyping (Islamic) violence

    It seems to have become fashionable to conclude that all violence comes out of the womb of Islam. Granted, a few Islamic outfits are out-heroding each other in violent acts, but then the whole world and other faiths are also not lagging behind ...

  • Muzaffarpur ritos: police officers suspended

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Ranjeet Kumar Sharma, a top police officer of Muzaffarpur, suspended one police inspector, one Thana Incharge and the investigation officer on 3 February on the charge of dereliction of duty and carelessness in Azizpur comm...

  • Tension over mosque in Sirhind Sharif

    In the district of Fatehgarh Sahib of Punjab, some miscreants on 17 February damaged badly a mosque called Masjid-e-Umar causing communal tension in the village of Halutali. Police rushed to the place to control the situation and stopped the Mu...

  • Tension over body thrown into a gravyard in Khagaria

    In the area of Gogri Jamalpur police station of Khagaria district in Bihar, the atmosphere got tense on 17 Fabruary, after a class six student was raped and killed and her dead body was thrown into a Muslim graveyard. Jamalpur’s DSP, Sanj...

  • Imam beaten up by police in Moradabad

    Police picked up an imam of a mosque in the night of 17 February in Moradabad for allegedly misbehaving with a woman constable. He is a student of Jamia Nayimia who works as an imam in a mosque called Loharon. The imam, Maulana Manzar Nayim...

  • Muslim youth dies, kin allege police apathy

    Saharanpur: Police apathy allegedly led to the death of a Muslim youth in the Civil Lines police station area in Saharanpur district on 17 February. Jahangir (24) was reportedly assaulted by a group of Hindu youths on 16 February over a parking...

  • Communal forces stoke violence in Nandurbar

    Clashes between Muslims and Hindus erupted on 4 February in Nandurbar town of Maharshtra after a row over a cricket match. Sensing the intensity of the clash, police imposed a curfew in the town which had already been tense following the protes...

  • World Hijab Day India

    Bijapur, Karnataka (31 January 2015): On the occasion of ‘World Hijab Day,’ an annual event every 1st February, some students here from Al-Ameen Medical & Dental College decided to celebrate the eve to encourage both Muslim and ...

  • Advocate defending Muslim youth attacked

    Mumbai: Senior criminal lawyer, Tahwur Khan Pathan, who is defending a number of Muslim youth implicated in terror cases, was injured alongwith his wife Anza Khan early morning on 18 February when their motorcycle was hit from the rear by a car...

  • Hanging of Afzal Guru was “wrong and badly handled”: Shashi Tharoor

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on 9 February termed Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru’s hanging as “wrong and badly handled”. Mr. Tharoor has written on his twitter account that the way Afzal Guru was hanged was “wron...

  • Goodwill Yatra to stop fascist forces

    Uttar Pradesh “Goodwill Yatra” was taken out for strengthening national integration and communal harmony. The yatra, through various public gatherings and seminars, was an attempt to create awareness among people against fascism in ...

  • Rape-accused Muslim, dragged from jail, paraded naked, lynched

    By Jawed Akhter Syed Farid Khan, a rape-accused, was dragged out of Dimapur Central Jail in Nagaland, paraded naked, beaten to death and finally dragged to the clock tower, seven kms away, where his body was hung on 5 March. All this happe...

  • Rapist Mukesh Is Not Alone In Denigrating Women

    The memories of 16 December, 2012 rape of a young girl, her brutalization with her male friend and her subsequent death continue to haunt us. It is true that rapes are not uncommon in India. Generally, victims are Dalit or poor women. According...

  • Brief Case History of Dr. Muhammad Qasim of Kashmir

    Dr. Muhammad Qasim was arrested on 05.02.1993 for his political views but to prolong his detention he was booked u/s 3 (TADA), u/s 302 r/w 120-B RPC

  • Healthcare challenges to new govt. in Delhi

    With the crowning of Aam Aadmi Party’s government in Delhi, there is a renewed interest in public as to how the party will bring about better governance and public good. After all, the expectations are high as Delhi voters catapulted the ...

  • Agenda of the PDP-BJP alliance in J&K

    Text of the the agenda agreed between PDP and BJP on whose basis Mufti Sayeed was sworn in today as the new chief minister of J&K

  • Kejriwal roars, Modi dumbstruck

    Kejriwal is not just back. He is back roaring louder than a lion. Narendra Modi is dumbstruck.  Delhi has announced in no uncertain terms that “Vikas” of Modi is nothing but the development of the corporate, that too of a few c...

  • Acche Din for fake encounter accused, 40 granted bail during Modi govt

    Ahmedabad: When Modi government took over in Delhi, “Gujarat Siyasat” an Ahmedabad-based Gujarati Muslims fortnightly predicted that most of the police officers who were in jails in connection with 21 fake encounters would be releas...