National

  • German may be taught as third language in KVs: SC

    New Delhi: Supreme Court’s constitution bench headed by Justice Anil R Dave, in response to a petition filed by 22 guardians of children challenging HRD ministry’s order making the teaching of Sanskrit the third language to students...

  • Kashmiri students attacked in Haryana engineering college

    Haryana / Srinagar: The news of violence let loose against Kashmiri students by local mischievous elements and serious injuries to many of them in a college of Haryana sent a wave of fear, anger and worry among the parents and family members of...

  • Mushawarat Markazi Majlis resolutions

    New Delhi: The Central Committee (Markazi Majlis) of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Musahwarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, met here on 20 December. The meeting deliberated on community, national and international issues. M...

  • Are all Indians sons of Ram?

    During the anti colonial movement, Mahatma Gandhi emerged as the tallest of leaders and was called “Father of the Nation, Rashtrapita. This term was first used by Subhash Chandra Bose in a radio address in 1944 and later approved, accepte...

  • Role of Islamic Thought in the Reconstruction of the Ummah

    Islamic Fiqh Academy (India) organised a national seminar on “Islamic Thought: Introduction, History and its Role in the Reconstruction of the Ummah” in collaboration with  Dr Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies, Jamia Mi...

  • Sectarian violence in Bhopal

    Bhopal: Sectarian violence erupted in Aman Colony in Karond, Bhopal on 11 December, 2014 when people from Shia and Sunni sects clashed over the trivial issue of Imambada land. A mob of around 500 people brandishing arms, petrol bombs and sharp-...

  • Seminar on Indo-Iran relations

    Aligarh: Eulogizing shared socio-economic-political and cultural values between India and Iran, Professor Mohammad Tahir Ali, former head of the department of Arabic, Persian and Islamic Studies at  Vishwabharti Shanti Niketan University, ...

  • Ram’s Ayodhya not in India

    Hyderabad: Muhammad Abdur Rahim Qureshi, Asstt General Secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and President of All India Ta’mir-e Millat said that Ayodhya, the city where Ram is said to have been born and the city of Ayodhya whi...

  • Those harassing Muslims are neither true Indians nor Hindus

    Kolkata: A National Harmony Convention sponsored by Human Rights Protection Association was held in Kolkata’s Kala Mandir on 29 November which was attended by esteemed leaders of different religions where the sum and substance of the spea...

  • Peshawar killers

    It took thirty years for Sri Lankan government and army to weed out LTTE completely from its soil. Now Sri Lanka is free of LTTE menace. When can we see Pakistan emulate Sri Lanka’s example and extirpate Talibans from its land and let the...

  • ‘Ibnul-waqt Musalman’

    In a significant judgment, the Allahabad high court has ruled that the religious conversion of girls “without their faith and belief in Islam” and “solely for the purpose of marriage” to Muslim boys could not be held val...

  • Nathuram Godse: A Patriot?

    One illiterate MP Mahant Sakshi Mahraj is of the view that Nathuram Godse was a “patriot”. If Godse is deemed to be a “patriot”, I think the whole concept of patriotism will have to be changed. Godse was an indoctrinated...

  • BJP washes hands off conversion controversy

    The BJP on 19 December distanced itself from the conversion controversy saying the party has not been involved with the ‘homecoming’ of non-Hindus and has not contributed to such activities. “The BJP has nothing to do with t...

  • Sakshi Maharaj glorifies Gandhiji’s Killer

    After Sadhvi Niranjan Joyti, Sakshi Maharaj, a BJP MP from Unnao, whose statement made in a TV programme on 11 December created chaos in the parliament. In his remark Maharaj dubbed Nathu Ram Godse as a ‘patriot’, but later he apolo...

  • “Will finish Christianity and Islam in India by 2021”

    New Delhi: Dharm Jagran Manch leader Rajeshwar Singh, of the Aligarh Christmas conversion programme fame, has raked up a new controversy with a fresh dose of vitriol. Rajeshwar Singh has said that they plan to root out Christianity and Islam fr...

  • India is our Hindu rashtra: RSS chief

    Kolkata: Describing India as a Hindu rashtra (nation) and making a strong pitch for Hindu awakening, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on 20 December  upped the ante on conversions by challenging opposition parties to bring a law for banning forcibl...

  • India-Pak exchange Hindus and Muslims: Shiv Sena

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh unit of Shiv Sena has expressed opposition to the ‘Ghar Wapsi’ campaign launched by the RSS affiliates. “Hindus have always had a calm nature and have always respected other religions but Muslims are...

  • Hindu Mahasabha wants to install Godse’s bust

    Projecting Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse as a ‘nationalist political leader’ and terming him as ‘an irreplaceable asset to the intellectual discourse of Hinduism’, the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha wan...

  • RSS affiliates sprout along Punjab border

    After being uprooted during the time of militancy in Punjab, the RSS and its affiliates again are trying to extend the Parivar footprint along the border of the state. Towns and villages along the border with Pakistan, from Bhikhiwind to Khemka...

  • Babri demolition was show of Hindu unity: Adityanath

    Batting for the ‘ghar wapsi’ campaign of RSS and its affiliates, BJP controversial MP Yogi Adityanath urged the centre not to interfere “if Hindus who were forcibly converted want to become Hindus again.” He also called ...