National

  • Lacking even basic ethics

    The news that terrorists mutilated the body of an Indian soldier killed in cross LoC encounter is really disturbing, nay nauseating. But this is not new. Readers may recall that during the Kargil skirmishes in 1999, terrorists and even Pakistan...

  • Godse had a prick of conscience

    On November 15, 1949, Nathuram Godse was hanged along with his friend and co-conspirator Narayan Dattatrey Apte at Ambala Central Jail. I wonder, today when RSS and pseudo-Hindu outfits eulogise Godse for the assassination of MK Gandhi, do they...

  • Godse had a prick of conscience

    On November 15, 1949, Nathuram Godse was hanged along with his friend and co-conspirator Narayan Dattatrey Apte at Ambala Central Jail. I wonder, today when RSS and pseudo-Hindu outfits eulogise Godse for the assassination of MK Gandhi, do they...

  • Modi’s red herring

    Modi’s ‘surgical financial strike’ by scrapping the notes of 500 and 1000 denominations is a red herring and a calculated step to diverting people’s attention from inflammable issues like the unstoppable unrest in the Va...

  • The Smiling Prophet

    ‘I’ve never seen a man who smiled as much as the Messenger of God’ (Tirmidhi #2641). When I see wry faces of people, I remember this quality of the Prophet and wonder why can’t people smile? You may have noticed that all...

  • Got evidence of River Saraswati: panel

    New Delhi: An expert committee has found “convincing evidence” of the “ancient mighty” Saraswati river that used to flow several hundred years ago through Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat before meeting the Arabian Sea in ...

  • Muslims fail to return home

    Padrauna:  Muslims of Batrauli Bazar village of Kushinagar district in eastern U.P. have not returned to their homes even after one month of their flight due to the terror of Hindutva goons. A lot of rumours are making rounds in the area w...

  • Muzaffarnagar riots prime accused arrested

    Bulandshehr: Late evening on 18 November, on a tip by an informer, police arrested a prime accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots of September 2013. He was involved in about a dozen heinous crimes, and had a prize of fifty-thousand rupees over his ...

  • Corruption, Black Money and Counterfeiting: Govt. fails at every front

    So far a month has been passed when our Prime Minister announced the de-monetization or replacement of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes. PM aimed to put an injunction on corruption, black money and counterfeiting of currency notes but due to improp...

  • India lost six scribes to assailants in 2016

    As the year 2016 rolls on for the final hours, India stands as one of the worst places for working journalists similar to the conflict-ridden nations like Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Mexico, Libya, Afghanistan etc.

  • Demonization: Assault on the People of India

    The propaganda, ‘this will benefit us’, has been created with great amount of success. But can this deceptive propaganda win over the reality for so long?

  • Modi govt’s demonetisation backfires

    On 8 November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1000 bank notes will not be a legal tender anymore. This move of the demonetisation of 86 percent of the Indian currency in circulation not only disrupted the economy but ...

  • South Maharashtra Muslims March for Muslim Reservation

    Beed:  After Successful rallies at Nanded, Latur and Sillod by the Muslims of Marathwada region of Maharashtra State, they organized a "Silent" Protest March in Beed on 20 December 2016. Protest was well organized by Beed Zila Mu...

  • Extension of SARFAESI Act to Kashmir resented by mainstream and separatist leaders

    Srinagar (22 December, 2016): The recent Supreme Court judgement extending the central Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest (SARFAESI) Act to the Jammu & Kashmir state has snowballed int...

  • Kashmir limps back to normalcy, no inquiry ordered in the 96 civilians killed so far

    Not a single inquiry ordered into civilian killings during the five-month-long unrest in the Valley. Around 96 civilians were killed and thousands sustained injuries while hundreds of them were hit by pellet guns and thousands were arrested since ...

  • Home Ministry asks Jharkhand govt. to investigate custodial death of Minhaj

    Ranchi: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the government of Jharkhand to investigate the alleged illegal detention and custodial death of a Muslim youth in Jamtara district of the state last October. Acting on a complaint filed b...

  • Riot in Vidisha (M.P.)

    Vidisha:  The whole district of Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh witnessed a riot on 13 November. Curfew was clamped to check the situation. A relaxation was allowed for three hours on 15 November when people busied themselves with shopping activ...

  • Brahaminwad no more, Baniyawad all the way

    It has been rather a fashion for long to say that Brahamins and Brahaminwaad continue to rule the country and it is they who are responsible for the majority of the problems of the country, especially the plight of the deprived sections of soci...

  • Brahaminwad no more, Baniyawad all the way

    It has been rather a fashion for long to say that Brahamins and Brahaminwaad continue to rule the country and it is they who are responsible for the majority of the problems of the country, especially the plight of the deprived sections of soci...

  • Plight of the injured in Kashmir

    After undergoing several surgeries, a teenager from Tral in south Kashmir, who did not want to disclose his identity for fear of repercussion, said that he is still undergoing the process of treatment after being hit by pellets in legs and shou...