National

  • A very noble gesture

    It must be applauded wholeheartedly the way Edhi Foundation of Pakistan took care of the deaf and dumb Geeta for so many years without converting her to Islam. The wrong notion of the Hindus that Muslims convert all non-Muslims in their custody...

  • On the precipice

    Rajasthan Government is purging its education (esp. syllabus of Hindi) of Urdu. There’ll be no Urdu poets and writers and their masterpieces on the syllabus. Ismat Chughtai, Safdar Hashmi and their stories will be dropped from the religio...

  • Choosing between Scylla and Charybdis

    Yoon toh har koi kamzarf hai Chuna use jo nisbatan kam hai (Though everyone’s mean, I’ve chosen the one who’s comparatively less (mean)). Jaleel Firdausi’s apt couplet applies to Bihar’s political scenar...

  • CBSE being saffronised

    New Delhi: A circular has been sent to all schools in the country which says that ‘CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) is committed to the holistic development of students and feels that students should be made aware of selfless a...

  • Savarkar never considered the cow holy

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar, NCP leader expressing his views on the controversial topic of beef eating and in the background of Dadri incident of Akhaq’s murder, said that supporter of Hindutva ideology, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar never considered...

  • Hanuman Sena’s pork party flops

    Kozhikode (Kerala): Hanuman Sena of Kerala, in retaliation of beef parties held at some places, organised a pork party in Kozikode around 27 October. According to web portal dot com this pork party was organised in response to beef parties but ...

  • Jesus Christ statue desecrated

    Bandra (Mumbai): Some unknown people desecrated the statue of Jesus Christ on the Chapel Road here. The incident occurred at noon on 12 October. The statue stands opposite the gate of St. Peters School in Bandra West. On the said day, people sa...

  • Action sought against Sharma and Som

    Lucknow: The district police have recommended action against Union minister Mahesh Sharma and the key accused of Muzaffarnagar riots, Sangeet Som, over their actions after the inhuman Dadri lynching incident of 28 September. In its report, subm...

  • One out of every 13 Indians eats beef: National Sample Survey

    New Delhi: These days a new topic of discussion on restriction or otherwise on sale and consumption of beef is making the rounds in the country. Many people, including some Muslims, are carrying on a campaign, including violent and bloody campa...

  • Three new colleges to be set up in Jaipur for the educational progress of Muslims

    Jaipur: Maulana Fazlur Rahim Mujaddidi, head of Jamia Hedaya said at the Annual Achievement Award function in Imam Rabbani Sr. Sec. School here on 19 October that a law college, Degree College and B.Ed College will soon be set up in Jaipur for ...

  • Admissions in English-medium schools increasing in Delhi, as compared to Hindi-medium schools

    New Delhi: A study conducted by the District Information System for Education (DISE) of the National University of Educational Planning & Administration (NUEPA), both under Union HRD ministery, shows that in Delhi admissions or enrolments o...

  • 'Lalu is the biggest hero of social empowerment in Bihar': Srikant

    The BJP has become aggressive (akarmak) and began to attack Lalu. The BJP would have done much better had the party talked about its own agenda than launching a personal tirade against Lalu.

  • 31 Years after the 1984 Massacre of Sikhs, untraced Perpetrators and Sangh connection

    The RSS often poses as a firm believer in Hindu-Sikh unity. But in this document we will hear from the horse’s mouth that the RSS like the then Congress leadership believed that the massacre of the innocent Sikhs was justified.

  • Muslims and Bihar Elections

    The BJP leadership shed tears on how powerless the Muslims have been treated as mere vote banks by the secular parties. But it opposes programs for development of Muslims.

  • How RSS-BJP plot unfolded in Mainpuri

    New Delhi: Days after the horrific Dadri lynching, Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri district witnessed a communal flareup on 9 October, after another rumour of “cow slaughter”. A mob nearly killed two Muslim men, 55-year-old Mohammad ...

  • Beef politics in J&K

    Soon after he was assaulted by BJP lawmakers in the State Legislative Assembly that was in session from October 3-10 here, independent legislator Er Abdul Rashid said he would have been dead had opposition members not come to his rescue. Talkin...

  • Kashmiri youth set ablaze in Jammu

    A Kashmiri youth, who was set ablaze by a mob in Udhampur district of Jammu region on October 9, succumbed to his injuries at Safderjung hospital in New Delhi on October 18, triggering protests and clashes across the Valley. The killing evoked ...

  • Signs of the times

    By Humra Quraishi   Kashmir Today I have been upset by the disgustingly communal moves of the government of the day. Amidst this I decided to travel to the Kashmir valley to report on flood victims’ survival as a sub...

  • UNIFORM CIVIL CODE

    Moosa Raza   AJ Toynbee, in his famous magnum opus, “A Study of History,” formulated the now well-accepted theory that civilizations advance and decline through a series of challenges and responses.  When the respo...

  • Gujarat Model: Dalit, tribal, OBC landless denied surplus land, Patels “received” 12 lakh acres

    Fresh facts have come to light suggesting that, in Gujarat, there has been extremely questionable progress in the allocation of surplus land to the landless, acquired from big landlords under the Gujarat Agricultural Land Ceiling Act, 1960. Bas...