Terrorism

  • 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 ...

  • Consequences of Ishrat probe feared

    Ahmadabad: Satish Verma, the only officer investigating Ishrat case, fears that he is likely to suffer the consequences of this probe which would reflect on the Gosbara case. Fearing such implications he filed a writ in the state High Court urg...

  • “Firing after Mecca Masjid blast justified”

    Justice V Bhaskar Rao Commission inquiring into the police firing in Hyderabad after the Mecca Masjid blast has justified the firing by saying that the police opened fire to prevent violence escalating further. The panel’s report has been...

  • U.P. tops in human rights violations

    According to data released by the National Human Rights Commission, from January to March 2011, Uttar Pradesh leads in human rights violation with 11,091 cases of complaints during this period. Delhi with 1,219 cases is second in human rights v...

  • Did Hyderabad police protect Hindu Terrorists?

    By Wahaj Hashmi   + Pic Hyderabad: May 18, 2011 marks four years since the blast at Hyderabad’s Mecca Masjid claimed 14 lives. However, there has been no breakthrough in the case with the investigation going on at a sn...

  • Rajasthan Ex-IG held by CBI in fake encounter case

    + Pic The CBI has arrested Ex-IG officer A Ponnnuchami on 16 May for his alleged involvement in connection with the fake encounter of Dara Singh on 23 October 2006 in Jaipur. The case was handed over to the CBI by the Supreme Court in Ap...

  • NIA produces Aseemanand, associate in CBI court

    + Pic Jaipur: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) produced Swami Aseemanand, a key figure in the Hindutva terror network, and his alleged accomplice Bharat Riteshwar in a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here on 30...

  • Implicated by Delhi Police, man comes clean after 10 years

    New Delhi: A man implicated by Delhi Police in the death of a senior citizen by rash and negligent driving has after a decade of trial succeeded in demolishing the prosecution theory in the court and proving that the victim died in an accident ...

  • Enough evidence to nail the saffron brigade in 2006 Malegaon blast

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is re-investigating the 2006 Malegaon blast case after Aseemanand’s confessions, has found enough evidence to establish the role of saffron brigade into the incident, a media report...

  • Impunity in disposing off rape case of a Muslim girl

    Malegaon: The rape and murder of Rukhsana of Partur Hathdi, Jalna district, is dreadfully gruesome. She was pregnant and was raped by some unidentified Hindus. From the gory details of the circumstances it is clear who had raped her.

  • Sohrab of Gorakhpur murdered by members of Hindu Yuva Vahini: PUCL

    Allahabad: People’s Union for Civil Liberties of Uttar Pradesh in a letter to President, National Human Rights Commission has informed of the murder of Sohrab (son of Jameel Khan) of Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh on 24 March 2011.

  • HC grants bail to Ajmer blast accused

    Chandrashekhar Leve, one of the accused in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case has been granted bail by the Rajasthan High Court on 23 March. Chandrashekhar is the first among seven arrested in connection with the bomb blast to get bail. A single ...