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  • Hindutva: a ceaseless anti-Muslim campaign

    Hindutva is a relentless crusade against religious minorities, especially Muslim. It engages Muslims through acts of belligerence calculated and focused on its object of obliterating or submerging the minority into a larger Hindu identity. The ...

  • Mischievous misappropriation of a respected leader

    Those resorting to communal politics have not only perfected their techniques of polarising the communities along religious lines, but have been constantly resorting to new methods for dividing society. In the backdrop of Muzzafarnagar, where &...

  • Hindutva’s European apologist shits in Goa conclave

    Belgian Hindutva apologist Koenraad Elst’s anti-Islam remarks created a flutter at a Goa conclave on 20 December prompting a foreign delegate to walk out while another lodged a complaint with the event organiser, India Foundation which is...

  • BJP plus Sajjad Lone to form the next J&K Government — Medhaj News Poll Team

    The final and fifth phase of elections in Jammu & Kashmir concluded on 20th December with voting on 20 seats which fall in the Jammu region. After analyzing all the five phases of election and the perception of local voters in Jammu, Ka...

  • The pebbles ahead in Mr Modi’s comfortable ride

    Mr. Modi is so comfortably in power that he can ride out the storm ineffectually put up by the opposition and intellectual class over the deplorable remarks of one of his ministers. There are three legs to Mr. Modi’s stool. The first ...

  • Government claims and the real picture

    Thanks to India’s strong democratic tradition, even Narendra Modi came to power after a regular vote. This tradition requires that new legislators and governments are allowed a fairly long grace period before their performance is evaluate...

  • BJP Gem 2: Declare Gita as a ‘national scripture’

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj demanded on 8 December that Gita should be recognised as a ‘national scripture’ while Haryana CM Khattar said that Gita was above the Constitution. Swaraj said “only a formal ...

  • BJP Gem 1: Taj Mahal is part of ancient temple

    Bahraich: U.P. state’s BJP chief Laxmikant Bajpai on 7 December sought to drag the famed mausoleum of love into a row by claiming that it was a part of an ancient temple. Bajpai told reporters that Mughal emperor Shah Jahan “purchas...

  • Voice for madrasas raised in Parliament

    New Delhi: The problem of madrasas being targeted by communalists from time to time was raised in Parliament on 25 November and demand was made that if government has got any proof against madrasas, these should be presented in the House, other...

  • Communal clashes down by 19 percent in 2014: Minister

    New Delhi: The number of communal clashes in India went down from 694 in 2013 to 561 this year, a drop of 19 percent, Parliament was informed on 3 December. “As per available information, 694 communal incidents were reported during Ja...

  • BJP gains in polls after every riot: Yale study

    The paper maintains that while the Hindu-Muslim riots are electorally costly for the Congress, these riots in effect strengthen the “ethno-religious parties.   Gandhinagar: While many within the Congress blame its electoral ...

  • Communal tension in Kalol

    Communal tension gripped Kalol town, situated around twenty kilometres from Godhra, after two Muslim youths were beaten up by a group of five Hindu youths who objected to their participation in a Hindu marriage late 30 November night. The v...

  • Out of six largest meat exporters, four are Hindus

    New Delhi: Muslims are unnecessarily maligned and targeted for excessive meat consumption while the fact is that Christians and Jews are the highest meat consumer communities. The world’s largest beef meat exporter is Brazil followed by I...

  • Muslims 13.8% of population but 20% of jail inmates

    New Delhi: According to a recent official survey report which was made public this month (November), maximum numbers of prisoners in Indian jails at present are Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis, the sections which at present are the weakest and als...

  • “Superbugs” Kill India’s Babies and Pose an Overseas Threat

    A deadly epidemic that could have global implications is quietly sweeping India, and among its many victims are tens of thousands of newborns dying because once-miraculous cures no longer work. These infants are born with bacterial infectio...

  • 72% of rapes in Mumbai by boyfriends

    As much as 71.9% of the accused facing rape charges in Mumbai are alleged to have lured their victims on the pretext of marriage, according to a review of such cases reported till October this year. Data compiled by police shows that of the 542...

  • Another Delhi church attacked

    New Delhi: Less than a week after an arson incident at a church in east Delhi, another church in Jasola area of southeast Delhi was attacked by miscreants throwing a stone while Mass was going on Saturday, 6 December evening shattering the glas...

  • ISIS or supporters of state terrorism do not represent Islam: Shaz

    Aligarh: Noted Muslim thinker Dr. Rashid Shaz said here on 17 November that the Muslim Ummah today required leader-scholars who understand the modern age. Instead of being slavishly attached to their past history and traditions, they should foc...

  • FIR against BJP leader for hurting religious feelings of Muslims

    New Delhi: An FIR was filed against BJP national convener of the sports cell, Ashok Agarwal of Delhi on 21 November in Aligarh for trying to hurt religious sentiments of Muslims by posting a photo of Ka’aba (Saudi Arabia) on his Facebook ...

  • RSS chief’s views of India being a “Hindu Rashtra” rejected by 96% people

    New Delhi: This news is rather old but significant. When RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had publicly stated some time ago that India or Hindustan can very well be called a Hindu rashtra and that all people living in Hindustan are Hindu, there was a bi...