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माया-मुलायम को चुनाव के समय ही क्यों याद आते हैं बेगुनाह मुसलमान? Staff Reporter

लखनऊ : जब उत्तर प्रदेश में नेता मुसलमानों को याद करने लगें तो बस समझ लीजिए कि चुनाव की तारीख़ बहुत क़रीब है.

मायावती भी अब मुलायम के रास्ते निकल पड़ी हैं. जिन मुद्दे को आधार बनाकर अखिलेश यादव राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री बने, अब उन्हीं मुद्दों की बात करके मायावती फिर से गद्दी पर बैठने का ख़्वाब देखने लगी हैं.

उन्होंने पिछले दिनों आज़मगढ़ रैली में कहा कि –‘निर्दोष मुसलमानों को आतंक के मामलों में झूठा फंसाया जाता है.’

Mulayam Singh’s Firing

Masoom Moradabadi,

Launching a book on himself the leader of Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh Yadav has said that he was definitely sorry for the firing on Karsevaks ordered by him in 1990 but, he said, for the sake of the unity of the country if it had taken 30 lives, instead of 16, even then he would not have held back.

कश्मीर मसले पर फर्जी खबरें भेजने के दबाव में पत्रकार नसीर अहमद ने IBN-7 से दिया इस्‍तीफा

पिछले दो साल से आइबीएन-7 में ब्‍यूरो प्रमुख रहे कश्‍मीर के सबसे पुराने टीवी पत्रकारों में एक नसीर अहमद ने 29 अगस्‍त को संस्‍थान से यह कहते हुए इस्‍तीफा दे दिया कि पत्रकारिता करने की जगह उनके ऊपर फर्जी खबरें चलाने का दबाव संपादकों की ओर से बनाया जा रहा है. उन्‍होंने एचआर को भेजे अपने इस्‍तीफे में उन ख़बरों को भी गिनवाया है जिन्‍हें संस्‍थान ने प्रसारित नहीं किया.

Public meeting in Batla House marks International Day for Disappeared People of Kashmir

By Staff Reporter

New Delhi: CAFAU, Campaign Against Fascist Attack on University, a united front comprising of progressive and democratic organisations, students and teachers held a public meeting in Batla House, New Delhi on Wednesday to mark the International Day for Disappeared People of Kashmir.

Mohan Bhagwat's flawed idea of Muslim population growth

By Masood Peshinam for

Thomas Malthus was the first economist to propose the systematic theory of population. In his essay on the principle of population, Malthus proposed that human population expands in geometrical progression while food production grows in arithmetic ratio. This scenario of arithmetic food growth simultaneous with geometric human population growth predicted a future when humans would have no resources to survive on.

37% districts short of rain despite average monsoon; September crucial

By Abhishek Waghmare

After two consecutive droughts, India received average rainfall -- 2 per cent less than the 100-year average -- by the end of August 2016, but within that range, more than a third of the country is short of rain, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.

Teenager killed in fresh Kashmir violence

Srinagar : After two days of relative peace, a teenager was killed in firing by security forces on Wednesday as more violent clashes erupted in the Kashmir Valley, officials and witnesses said.

They said Danish Ahmed, 18, was killed after he sustained injuries in a battle between stone-pelting protesters and the security forces in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Is all lost for Mehbooba Mufti and her party?

By Sheikh Qayoom

The trail of death and destruction left behind by nearly four weeks of unrest in the Kashmir Valley has dealt a serious blow to the political base of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The worst affected south Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam -- the political bastion of the PDP -- have turned into the party's Waterloo.

Dahi Handi: Hanging in the air for money that may never arrive

By Shiva Thorat,

On Friday, Hindus celebrated Gokulalakshmi, also known as Janmasthami as the birth of Lord Krishna, across the country. In Mumbai, the day is celebrated as Dahi Handi,marked by breaking a pot of curd and buttermilk hung at a considerable height. Devotees form a human pyramid to reach the pot, often putting their bodies at great risk. Given the dangers involved, the Supreme court recently banned children below 18 years from participating in the event.

CRPF to take skill development programmes to tribals, J&K youth

New Delhi : In a novel reach-out endeavour of the government, the Central Reserve Police Force has been roped in to extend benefits of skill development programmes to the people staying in violence-hit areas of the country.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard was signed here on Tuesday between the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and the CRPF -- who are often deployed in the country's violence-hit areas to restore law and order.