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  • Man accused of sending terror email acquitted

    Mumbai: A Sewri court on Tuesday discharged Ejaz Shaikh (28), a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative, in a case of sending terror email after the 2010 Varanasi bomb blast. Shaikh, a Pune resident, was first arrested on September 6, 20...

  • Hindu outfit attacks Tamil channel’s office

    The Chennai police arrested four people on March 12 who allegedly threw crude bombs at the office of Tamil news channel, Puthiya Thalaimurai. They belong to a Hindu extremist group, Illaignar Sena, according to a news report in The Hindustan Ti...

  • Raj. govt orders to paste Surya namaskar charts

    Rejecting the demand of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and other organisations to nullify the order of implementing surya namskar in government schools, Rajasthan Education Minister, Vasudev Devnani, has ordered schools in Rajsthan to past...

  • Goa refuses to ban cow slaughter but bans western dress

    Panaji: BJP-Shiv Sena coalition government in Maharashtra has banned cow slaughter, sale of its meat etc in the state but the same party’s government in the neighbouring state of Goa has refused to ban cow slaughter, sale of its meat etc....

  • Dalits beaten up in Mysore

    Dalit youth were allegedly assaulted in the evening of March 21 by miscreants when they sought permission to perform puja of the Anjeneya idol which was being carried out in a procession during Ugadi festival at Doddahejjanuru village of Hunsur...

  • “Adivasi youth may take up arms”: Indian Army

    The Indian Army engaged in counter-insurgency operations in Assam on February 11 warned the state administration that the adivasi youth of the state may take up arms if survivors of the massacre of December 23 were not rehabilitated properly. I...

  • Guj. BJP Govt clears anti-terror Bill

    For the fourth time, Gujarat Assembly on 31 March passed a stringent anti-terror Bill retaining controversial provisions that had twice earlier led to the rejection of such previous Bills being rejected by the President. The Gujarat Control...

  • Telangana encounter killing: Mushawarat demands high-level judicial probe

    New Delhi, 8 April, 2015: “This is a calculated conspiracy to push the Muslim youth on the path of extremism and terrorism,” said Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan, President of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the apex body of Indian...

  • Five under-trial Muslim prisoners killed in cold blood

    Telangana police on 7 April gunned down five under-trail Muslim prisoners, said to belong to “SIMI” who were in custody in Warangal jail. The police claimed the men were shot after they attacked their police escorts while being take...

  • Demand for President’s Rule in Nagaland

    By Mehraj Choudhury Silchar: Sharifuddin Khan was buried on March 8 at Bosla village of  Karimganj  district in Assam around 10 a.m. More than 20,000 people came to attend the pre-burial prayer. Amir-e Shariyat Allama Tayeebur Ra...

  • Armyman convicted in Machil encounter

    Another Army personnel has been convicted and awarded life imprisonment for his involvement in the Machil fake encounter that took place almost five years ago. This is the sixth conviction in the case. Earlier, two officers and four soldiers ha...

  • New Govt policies spelt out

    Governor N N Vohra, addressing a joint session of the State Legislature, March 18 asserted that the new state government would initiate a sustained and meaningful dialogue with all stakeholders to evolve a consensus on resolution of all outstan...

  • PDP-BJP government’s bumpy start

    The maiden budget session of newly formed government of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) began on a stormy note. The 12th Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly that started in Jammu March 18 will conclude o...

  • Maliana Incident

    On 23 May, 1987, the PAC personnel indulged in looting, arson and killing in Maliana, a village of Muslim working-class situated 10 kms west of Meerut city. The PAC personnel opened fire on innocent and unarmed villagers of Maliana. Many houses...

  • Hashimpura Massacre

    The Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel and few army soldiers rounded up more than four hundred Muslims from Hashimpura locality on 22 May 1987 at around 2 p.m. in the afternoon. After some discussion among senior PAC and army officia...

  • 42 killed in cold-blood, court finds no murderer

    New Delhi: Twenty seven years of judicial deliberations acquitted the 17 still alive accused in one of India’s worst State terror cases. The learned judge failed to find enough evidence to nail the criminals in uniform. This happened in a...

  • Hashimpura PAC massacre

    On 22 May, 1987, when the city of Meerut north of Delhi was witnessing a communal riot an unprecedented crime was committed by the U.P. Government’s Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) which was deployed in Meerut to restore peace and har...

  • Modi has no desire to jettison his Hindu nationalist ideology: Book

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s religious beliefs helped shape his political views and he has no desire to jettison Hindu nationalist ideology, says a new book noting that Modi risks alienating a section of his supporters if he ...

  • The Maharashra Beef Ban Is Unconstitutional

    As if the 1976 Maharashtra Animal Preservation Act banning the slaughter of cows, including the male and female calf of the cow, enacted by the Shankarrao Chavan-led Congress government during the Emergency was not enough, the Devendra Fadnavis...

  • Muslims worried over revival of Enemy Property Act 1968

    New Delhi: After partition of the country in 1947 many Muslims, particularly in northern India,  migrated to Pakistan and their houses and other immovable properties were taken over by the central government's Custodian Department. Alm...