Zia Ul Haq acquitted in Odeon theatre blast case


First Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge on Tuesday, November 25, set free Haq, who was arrested by the Hyderbad police and the National Investigation Agency. The judgment was a result of failure on part of the public prosecutor to produce a valid proof against Haq.

Sangh pressure forces Minority Affairs Minister to not adopt village with strong Muslim presence


Heptullah, the Union Minority Affairs minister, had on November 27 officially adopted Phanda Kalan, 23 km from here. When the glossy ceremony of adoption was going on, villagers in Kolu Khedi village – which still has Heptullah’s ancestral home – were in agony, feeling left off.

Owaisi urges expat Muslims to strive for equal rights in India


Owaisi was in Riyadh for an event organized by Bazm-e-Ittehad at The Ritz Carlton when he addressed the gathering and described the expatriate community as the brand ambassadors of the growing Indo-Saudi ties.

Mystery continues over four Kalyan youth, Govt sources claim they want to return


Union Home Ministry sources have claimed that the four youth – Aman Tandel, Fahad Shaikh, Arif Majeed and Sahim Tanki – had reportedly gone to the war torn countries – Iraq and Syria. Mumbai police, including the ATS, and the national security agencies,...