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  • Jamaat-e-Islami, SDPI visit Pehlu Khan’s village in Mewat; assure help to Cow lynching victims of Alwar

    Our sole means of livelihood is selling milk. We went to the cattle market in Jaipur with my father Pehlu Khan to purchase buffaloes. Since buffaloes were costlier than cows, we purchased cows.

  • U.P. Police thrashes Muslims for catching fishes in Ballia

    मछली मारने के नाम मुस्लिम युवकों को बलिया पुलिस ने पीटा - रिहाई मंच रिहाई मंच ने पीड़ितों से की मुलाकात, कराया मेडिकल पीड़ित कम्पलेन करने से डर रहे हैं, फर्जी मामले में फंसा सकती है पुलिस नोट- रिहाई मंच ने पीड़ितों का ...

  • Rebuttal to New Indian Express's baseless report "Caliphate Radicalisation Rising In India"

    An article was published on the 9th April 2017 by the New Indian Express Newspaper, written by one Rakesh K Singh with a headling "Caliphate Radicalisation Rising In India". The article talked about the issue of radicalisation...

  • Fact-finding report on "Cow protection" lynching of Pehlu Khan in Alwar

    Here is a fact-finding report released by Prof. V.K. Tripathi on 11 April, 2017: Behror (Alwar) 'Cow protection' Killing: A Grave Challenge

  • Kashmiri Muslims Need Help Not Bullets!

    Let us accept it, Kashmiri Muslims are caught in a helpless situation, fearing bullets of militants and security forces.

  • Threats to kill Rohingyas in Jammu — what about West Pakistan refugees asks Kashmir Inc

    Terming the statement 'irresponsible and divisive' Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Inc) has warned that same could be applicable to the West Pakistan refugees as well.

  • Babri Masjid Ramjanmbhoomi Dispute: Need for Justice

    After the long wait, the Supreme Court Chief Justice J.S. Khehar opined that the long pending dispute of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid should be settled out of court (March 2017). He even offered to himself mediate in the matter. Uniformly ...

  • Floods disrupt life in Kashmir Valley

    The water level in river Jhelum in this summer capital city has touched the 'flood declaration mark' and is approaching towards the 'danger level'. The situation is, however, expected to improve by Friday.

  • 10,000 Facebook accounts, 500 WhatsApp groups blocked in Kashmir

    Srinagar:  Indian authorities are suppressing social media used in Jammu and Kashmir as they consider it a security threat in the Muslim majority state. Authorities say separatist groups are using social media to radicalize young peopl...

  • Ayodhya Case Should Be Decided By The Supreme Court - No Scope For Mutual Settlement

    The suggestion of the Chief Justice of India to even act as a mediator in the pending Babri Masjid demolition case, showed his concern but was a little odd considering that it has come at the instance of an inter meddler, and without parties in...

  • Uniform Civil Code in Goa? Hindus, Christians spared but difficulties for Muslims

    Difficulties faced by Muslims in Goa under the Uniform Civil Code (UCC). The common misconceptions about UCC is that Hindus have surrendered their personal laws for the sake of uniformity throughout the country.

  • Kashmir: rumour about presence of militants in the city centre disrupts life in Srinagar

    Srinagar: Panic gripped the city-centre here following rumours about the presence of militants inside a local hotel. Within no time shopkeepers downed their shutters and ran helter-skelter, vehicular movement on the roads got disrupted and stre...

  • Hindu India: a complexed polity in the making

    The Hindu religion, which I had understood all these years, was one that had a lot of adjustability and universal approach. It was not how it’s being preached today.

  • Robbing Lucknow of its signature culinary identity

    The lovers, nay connoisseurs, of Lucknow's famed Tunde kabab (skewered meat) are sad that those melt-in-the mouth gilauti and Kakori kababs aren't available any longer, thanks to one fanatic Yogi's whims and vagaries, who's...

  • Stage set for parliamentary bypolls in Jammu & Kashmir

    Srinagar: As the Lok Sabha bypolls in the two Parliamentary constitutencies in Jammu & Kashmir are fast approaching, the election atmosphere in both the constituencies is yet to pick up given the recent escalation in violence and related in...

  • Electronic voting machines (EVMs) deserve multi-party control

    To conduct the polling for parliamentary election and those for the provincial assemblies the election commission of India (ECI) procures the EVMs from two public sector undertakings namely Bharat Electronics Ltd, Bangalore and Electronics Corp...

  • Modi needs to be cautious about Yogi’s agenda!

    BJP’s sweeping victory in UP assembly elections followed by the selection of Hindutva mascot, Yogi Adityanath, as the chief minister is a hard reality which is not being welcomed by most secular Indians and Muslims at large. They are natu...

  • J&K government organisations not serious about RTI

    Srinagar: As the Jammu and Kashmir Right to Information Act (J&K RTI Act) entered its ninth year, a rapid study of the official websites of 230 public authorities under the state government conducted by J&K RTI Movement and Commonw...

  • Advent of Aditya Nath reign in UP spells doom

    Doomsday looms large for the state of Uttar Pradesh with the appointment of Yogi Adityanath as chief minister. Well, that was my first spontaneous reaction as soon as that news had trickled in. And this reaction is getting compounded as disaste...

  • U.P. Govt is harassing ordinary Muslims

    This is really an extremely disturbing, though not unexpected, development. In the name of combatting 'SP goondaism' and 'illegal slaughter',  UP Govt is harassing ordinary Muslims. Today, in and around the Hazratganj area ...