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  • 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...

  • Citizenship rights to Pak refugees

    With the proposed move of the Government of India on giving citizenship rights to West Pakistan Refugees in Jammu and Kashmir triggering a massive controversy, PDP’s senior leader and Member Parliament Muzaffar Hussain Baig’s remark...

  • Political stalemate continues in J&K

    Political stalemate over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir is expected to end soon as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are all set to announce an alliance. The parties have worked out a draft Common Minimu...

  • 13 SIGNS YOU’RE WASTING LIFE

    When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s going great and you are living the life of your dreams. But for the rest of you who are...

  • Saffron outfits cry on Muslim census data

    Even though the data on religion-based census is yet to be released officially, right wing Hindu groups are already up in arms over the TOI report of 22 January showing a 24 percent growth in the Muslim population between 2001-2011. VHP said it...

  • A New Approach to the Study of Religious Population of India

    Dr Shah Hamideen   If one unit increases to two units, it is regarded as one hundred percent increase. On the other hand, if two units increase to three units, it is taken as 50 percent increase. Although in both cases, the resulti...

  • Causes and Treatments For Insomnia

    We spend over a third of our time sleeping. But unfortunately for many of us, sleep isn't a simple ON/OFF switch we can just activate at a moment's notice. Do you struggle to sleep even though you feel tired and sleepy? Do you wake up i...

  • Making Sense of Sectarian Demography

    By Mohd. Shahid Rhetoric of population growth, unfortunately, has long been an issue of politics than of demography. Today it is more so when in the 'interest of the nation' clarion call is being made for 'ten children' or ...

  • Hindutvadis keep the communal pot boiling

    By Jawed Akhter New Delhi: Sangh Parivar is keeping the communal pot boiling while the Centre now ruled by their own party prefers to look the other way. Following are only a few incidents which took place during the past few weeks: Aziz...

  • Whose Conversion?

    By Sunil Kumar From national Parliament to the streets of Agra, everyone is talking about conversions in the city of Taj. The opposition in Rajya Sabha is adamant on a statement from the Prime Minister. The ruling party is pushing for an a...

  • Indian forces lack minority representation

    Despite “special drives” launched to recruit youth from the minority communities in the paramilitary forces, their representation remains low as the efforts failed to yield the desired results. There is still less only 9.9 per cent ...

  • What was Gandhi’s Evaluation of RSS?

    Under the Modi governmnet attempts are being made to present Gandhi in a light which is favourable to the Sangh.  First, the Swachchta Abhiyan (cleanliness drive) was inaugurated on Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October). Then it was claimed that RS...

  • NIA censures Special Cell, gives clean chit to Liaqat Shah

    By Bilal Bhat New Delhi: National Investigative Agency (NIA), which was investigating Liaqat Shah’s case, has finally acquitted him of all terror charges. NIA has accused Delhi Police Special Cell of fabricating a fictitious terror c...

  • Bajrang Dal to build a nationwide “Hindu Force”

    Bajrang Dal, the youth wing of VHP, is planning to build a “Hindu Force” across the country which will start from April this year. Bajrang Dal will establish Shakti Aaradhan Kendra (power worship centre) in every district of the cou...