National

  • Enemy Property bill not likely to pass muster in RS

    New Delhi: Enemy Property Act first enacted after India’s wars of 1962 (with China) and 1965 (with Pakistan) was passed by the Parliament in 1968. After the passage of this Act, another war between India and Pakistan took place in 1971. U...

  • Epiphany

    It was rather epiphanic when nine Muslim bomb-blast accused were acquitted of all charges a month ago. It paved the way for Sadhvi Pragya and other Hindu terrorists’ release a month later. NIA’s conclusion that Maharashtra’s A...

  • Sarabjit was a spy

    While Sarabjit deserves full sympathy for his untold ordeal in Pakistani jails for 23 years, it must not be forgotten that he wasn’t innocent from Pakistan’s point of view. Captured spies all over the world face the same inhuman tre...

  • A House for Mrs Zaidi

    The news has it that an Army officer’s wife Ambareen Zaidi has been looking for a house in Delhi and NCR but not getting any, thanks to her religion! If this is the mentality of the people of the Capital, one can jolly well imagine the pr...

  • Decks cleared for giving clean chit to Pragya, Purohit

    New Delhi: Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who was arrested for her alleged role in Malegaon bomb blast incident of September 29, 2008, is most likely to be given a clean chit by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) because the agency has decide...

  • CBCID restarts investigation in Khalid Mujahid’s custodial death

    Barabanki:  A team of CBCID has restarted investigations on the order of Allahabad High Court in the case of the death of Khalid Mujahid while in police custody. The investigating team, after reaching the Kotwali on 5 May, studied all the ...

  • Construction of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya to start from 9 Nov.

    Barabanki:  A decision to start the construction of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya on 9 November was taken by the Dharm Sansad [Religious Parliament] at Ujjain recently. The decision was taken in the presence of Shankaracharya Swami Shaswatji and S...

  • BJP can’t win election every time by rumours-mongering

    Mumbai:  The BJP alliance partner in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena, has again attacked the BJP government at the Centre. Targeting the government on the issue of Augusta-Westland scam, Shiv Sena said that you can’t win election everytime by...

  • Gita distributed among central school children

    New Delhi: Though Shrimad Bhagwad Gita or simply Gita is not prescribed in the syllabus of central schools but this religious book of Hindus has not only been distributed among all central school students but teachers have been directed to ask ...

  • Maulana Tauqeer Raza’s initiative for Muslim unity

    Deoband/Bareilly: Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan, religious leader of the Sunni Bareilvi sub-sect and President of Ittahad-e Millat Council (IMC), came to Deoband in the first week of May to meet the family members of Muhammad Shakir, a poor youth f...

  • Kisan Kranti Dal formed, demands apology/compensation from the British for committing genocide in 1857

    On 20th May, 2016, hundreds of peasant activists from nine districts (Barabanki, Faizabad, Gonda, Bahraich, Shravasti, Balrampur, Unnao, Hardoi and Rae Bareli) of Awadh in Uttar Pradesh gathered at Conference Hall, Shalimar Heights, Jopling Roa...

  • Jisha: a Victim of Caste and Patriachy

    The brutality of the incident of rape and murder of 27 year old Jisha, a law student belonging to poor dalit family from Ernakulam of Kerala, has once again brought the festering wound of history of rampant caste atrocities.

  • West Bengal Legislative Election 2016: Who Will Laugh at the End

    To say, all surveys so far have predicted that TMC is slated to win the elections. But the gap in vote share between the ruling party and Cong-Left alliance is extremely thin, an upset cannot be completely ruled out.

  • Modi’s achhe din are as real as his degrees

    Kamal Mitra Chenoy The summer of discontent is upon us. There is a terrible drought because of the poor monsoon in 2015. This year, apart from the drought, there are many forest fires in Uttarakhand and high food inflation. The furore ...

  • Uproar over townships for Pandits

    The setting up of Composite township for migrant Kashmiri Pandits has sparked widespread uproar. The Centre has asked Mehbooba Mufti led PDP-BJP coalition to identify the land for the purpose of establishing the separate townships for migrant K...

  • Funeral in absentia not allowed

    Strict restrictions were imposed in the city-centre here on April 27 to foil Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF’s) proposed funeral-prayers-in-absentia for its founder Amanullah Khan, who breathed his last in Rawalpindi, April 26. Khan,...

  • Handwara Girl Continues to be in Police Custody

    The Handwara minor girl who was allegedly molested by a security force personnel continues to be in ‘police custody’ accompanied by her father. The duo is in police custody since April 12. Two youth and a woman were killed in Army f...

  • Improve Your Time-Management Skills Using Five Simple Tips

    If you always find yourself late for work, school or an appointment - or you often fail to finish your tasks - then you need to learn how to improve your time-management skills. It's not that hard, although it might seem that at first. Habi...

  • Women of substance

    Sana Munawwar Shaikh yushi027@gmail.com   We all are well aware about how during Jahiliya were the conditions of women in the society, where women were treated worse than cattles,  married on several agreements and the era...

  • Signs of the times

    Humra Quraishi   State tyranny has reached campuses. This government is using every single ploy to crush the voice of dissent, to spread around an air of confusion, and to unleash terror. What happened at the JNU campus has layers to ...