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  • Some Muslim families have moved out of Kairana: Minister

    New Delhi:Some Muslim families besides those of Hindus have moved out of Kairana area in UP’s Shamli district due to law and order problem, Union minister Sanjeev Balyan claimed on Monday.”First of all, I have not visited Kairana. S...

  • Hindu outfit’s lawyer harbored accused in Madgaon blast

    In yet another account of the inner machinations of the Sanatan Sanstha, one of its members accused in the 2009 Goa blasts has given chilling details on how the Sanatan lawyer, Sanjeev Punalekar, ensured five of its members wanted by the NIA we...

  • Entire SC colony is subjected to social boycott

    Vizianagaram: An entire SC colony in Tarapuram village of Parvathipuram division in Bobbili constituency in Andhra Pradesh  has been subjected to social boycott for the last two months after some Dalits boycotted a function by the local te...

  • Katheria calls for saffronisation of education

    Lucknow/New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Ram Shankar Katheria said on 19 June that “if saffronisation of education was good for the country, it would happen”. Katheria made the remarks at a function ...

  • Goons threatening Muslims to leave village

    Jans/Baghpat:   While Kairana and Kandhla towns of Shamli district in western UP are rife with rumours, some youth belonging to the Muslim community in village Hasanpur Jivani of Ramala thana in Baghpat district lodged a complaint in ...

  • 62 percent Indian population meat-eater

    Ahmedabad:   People generally hold the view that most of the residents of Gujarat are vegetarian, but a sample registration survey (SRS) has brought out just the contrary. The facts of the survey were revealed by the Registrar General...

  • Arya Veer Dal training girls for security against “love-jihad”

    Aligarh:   VHP’s Bajrang Dal and Durga Vahini were the first to organise arms training camps for young women and now Arya Veer outfit, a branch of Arya Samaj, has just trained girls in a one-week training camp at Aligarh in mid-...

  • Kairana Fact-Finding Report

    A team of journalists and activists, deputed by The Milli Gazette, on 14 June 2016 visited the town of Kairana in Western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district which is in the national news due to the claim by the local BJP member of Parliament...

  • Youth supporting imposter “Masih” sent to jail

    New Delhi: Agitations and arrests following the claims of appearance of a promised “Masih” (Messiah) by five youth in Masjid Al Noor in Jamia Nagar’s Jogabai locality a day earlier were yet to die down when another of their co...

  • Reflections on Modi’s Visit to the U.S. — What’s in it for Kashmir?

    “Is it true Narendra Modi just boarded a flight to visit India?” Tweeted a critic of Indian Prime Minister’s globe-trotting jaunts. “Welcome home, Pradhan Mantriji! How long will you be staying this time?”  Mo...

  • Migration by Muslims and Sikhs also, not by Pundits only

    Srinagar: J&K’s chief minister Mahbooba Mufti, in order to allay the fears of separatist and other Kashmiri leaders, about the state government’s plan to set up separate colonies for Kashmiri Pundits who had migrated to differen...

  • Kashmir: Where hope is not enough

    By Gowhar Naz Time has come to review and rediscover our history and culture. People of Kashmir have been struggling for their right of self-determination for seven decades. The issue of Kashmir started just after India’s Independenc...

  • Anantnag by-poll

    The by-poll to Anantnag Assembly constituency in south Kashmir is expected to be held on June 22 and the counting will take place on June 25. Earlier, the polls were scheduled for June 19 and counting for June 22. A notification issued by t...

  • Shopian rapes and murders remembered

    Shutdown marked the seventh anniversary of Shopian twin rapes and murder case in south Kashmir. The shutdown call was given by Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Asiya Jan (17) and her sister-in-law Neelofar were raped and later alleg...

  • Tosa Maidan Meadow

    Though the picturesque Tosa Maidan meadow in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, used as a firing range by Army, was officially thrown open to the public as a new tourism destination in the last week of May, the Army is yet to provide clea...

  • Controversy snowballs over Sainik and Pandit enclaves

    The proposed setting up of Sainik colonies and separate Pandit townships in Kashmir is snowballing into a major controversy. Jammu Muslims break fast in the Makkah Masjid at Bathindi Protests erupted in several parts of the city af...

  • Bajrang Dal organising arms training camps

    By MG Correspondent Lucknow/Ayodhya: Bajrang Dal, youth wing of VHP, is organising arms training camps at different places in the state (UP) claiming that it will help it protect the country from militants and terrorists. First such arms t...

  • Exoneration of Pragya should worry everyone who stands for justice

    There are a few photographs which the bigwigs of the Sangh would like to be erased from public memory. One such photograph shows Sadhvi Pragya, a former member of the ABVP, sitting with Shivraj Singh Chouhan, chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, t...

  • Signs of the times

    Ending this column on one particular news report which touched. It came across loaded with emotions. The 71-year old Kolkata-based violinist Swapan Sett is presently playing in the Doon valley to raise money for the treatment of his cancer stri...

  • Signs of the times

    By Humra Quraishi   Last weekend, three news reports caught my attention. Foremost, details of the 2011 Census have revealed that India’s average household size was 4.45 members. It has decreased and come down from 4.67 members ...