Terrorism

  • No reply from M.P. government to centre’s objection to its employees’ participation in RSS shakhas

    Bhopal: Union minister of state for Parliamentary affairs, Narain Swamy had sent a letter to Madhya Pradesh government objecting to the state government allowing its employees to participate in RSS shakhas, but the government did not reply to t...

  • All the accused in Haren Pandya murder acquitted by High Court

    New Delhi: All the 12 persons accused for the murder of Haren Pandya, former home minister of Gujarat and lodged in Gujarat jails for 5 to 7 years were acquitted by Gujarat High Court. They were all Muslims and belonged to different states like...

  • Saqib Nachan not allowed to sit in Etekaf

    New Delhi: Saqib Nachan of banned SIMI, an accused in Mulund bomb blast of 2003, was not allowed by the POTA court here to sit in Etekaf which is a form of worship in which devout Muslims seclude themselves in a mosque during the last ten days ...

  • Naxalism poses a bigger threat than terrorism: Raman Singh

    Naxalism in India is growing by the day. The threat perception has been visualised by the rank and file at all levels. The counter mechanism is more or less defensive because of political and other reasons. Raman Singh chief minister of Chattis...

  • Mumbai blast: investigating agencies at loggerheads

    Lack of co-ordination and conflict between investigating agencies probing the Mumbai blast compels one to think along different lines For instance, contradiction between NIA and ATS became known when ATS rejected some measures suggested by NIA....

  • Inter-agency stand offs responsible for laxity in terror watch

    The shocking 13/7 attack on Mumbai has again exposed the inter-agency turf wars and political stand offs which are creating hindrances in India’s tackling of terror incidents. The laxity in the government’s will to get its act toget...

  • ‘Deal with Saffron terror sternly’: PC

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on 3 August asked security forces to deal with right-wing terror (Hindutva) groups “sternly and fearlessly”. “The security establishment must treat it as a security issue, must impr...

  • Indresh, Pragya figure as suspects in NIA chargesheet on Ajmer blast

    + Pix Jaipur: RSS leader Indresh Kumar and Sadhvi Pragya Singh have been mentioned as suspects in the Ajmer blast case in a supplementary chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in a special court here on July 18. Th...

  • Munsif channel will be the voice of voiceless: Hyder Adil

    By Abdul Bari Masoud + Pic New Delhi:  Munsif News Channel will be a voice of the voiceless and it will try to be different from the existing plethora of channels, said the first Muslim-owned channel’s dynamic and young...

  • Bombs for Ajmer were made in Indore, transported by Joshi

    NIA after taking over the Ajmer blast probe from Rajasthan ATS in its first supplementary chargesheet has said that the bombs used in the Ajmer blast were assembled in Indore and then taken to Godhra and Ajmer by slain RSS activist Sunil Joshi....

  • Victim of police interrogation in Mumbai’s recent serial bomb blasts

    Mumbai: Consequent upon the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai on 13 July, the process of arrest of Muslim youths, as expected, as suspects started. Among those arrested was one Faiz Usmani, a native of Mau (UP) who worked as a shop owner and lived i...

  • Police in MP claims security angle behind Christian profiling

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh police have claimed that the need for profiling of Christians, arose from the community’s own sense of insecurity. Madhya Pradesh police had issued a circular on 23 March to all police stations, instructing them...

  • Case filed against Muslim youths simply because of an accidental shove

    Mumbai: Four Muslim youths (Ma’soom Ali, Nazar Alam, Sadiq Husain and Khalilur Rahman) were arrested by Mumbai police at the city’s Sandhurst Road station in 2009 simply because of accidental and unintentional push. After arresting ...

  • Conditions of prisoners in jails

    Following is a translation of a letter written in Urdu we have received from Javed Ahmad Ansari incarcerated in Mumbai Central Jail, Mumbai. It is on the miserable conditions prevailing in the jail. He has also complained that he is not getting...

  • Meals prepared by Dalits are untouchable

    Deep rooted caste bias and untouchability is still prevalent. Even the Dalit chief minister of Uttar Pradesh has not been able to bridge the social divide based in caste prejudices. In Uttar Pradesh, at least 40 percent of schools of Shahjehanp...

  • End manual scavenging in six months: PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh while speaking at the inaugural session of a two-day conference of state ministers of welfare and social justice in New Delhi on 17 June said that manual scavenging will be eliminated from every corner of the count...

  • Ujjain rocked by explosions

    Ujjain: A tabela (animal shed for cows/buffalos) at Keshavnagar was rocked by two bomb explosions, one after the other, injuring one person. Police recovered a live bomb and two cartridges from the place. The owner was found possessing two hand...

  • Nasik explosion kills five

    Nasik: A terrible blast in Tarwal Nagar locality of Nasik claimed five lives leaving seven injured. Saptashringi Apartment in the Panchavati extension suffered damage resulting in demolition of two storeys and damaging several cars in the parki...

  • MP tightens noose over SIMI

    Bhopal: In a major drive BJP-ruled M.P. ATS arrested eight persons claiming they were “I.M. and SIMI activists” on 5 June. Police claimed to have recovered huge cache of arms and Rs. 2 lakh in cash. Police claimed that two of them a...

  • Youth in jail 4 times over his term

    The Delhi High Court after finding gross violation of law has asked the Tihar jail authorities to release a Bangladeshi boy who has spent almost 12 years in jail where as per law the maximum period he could be kept in jail was three years. His ...