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Two Maharashtra youths planning to undergo jihad training held

Hyderabad : Hyderabad police Wednesday arrested two youths from Maharashtra who were allegedly planning to go to Afghanistan for jihad training.

Shah Mudassir alias Talha (25) and Shoeb Ahmed Khan alias Pusad Shoeb (24) were arrested in Secunderabad on their arrival.

Police seized mobile phones, literature on explosive formulae and jihad, pen drives, CDs containing militant training programmes, passports and other documents from them.


Bengal blast: NIA custody of one extended, two sent to judicial remand

Kolkata : A city court Wednesday sent Hasem Molla to the NIA's custody till Oct 31, and two other key accused to judicial custody till Nov 5 over the Oct 2 explosion in West Bengal's Burdwan district.

Bangladeshi banned outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen is suspected to be involved in the blast.

The explosion in a house in Khagragarh area killed two suspected Jamaat militants - Shakil Gazi and Shobhan Mandal - and injured a third, Abdul Hakim. Six people including two women have been arrested.


Workshop on national integration

By TCN News,

New Delhi: A two-day Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop for social activists was organized at the Indian Social Institute here in the national capital from 13 to 14 October, 2014 on National Integration, Peace and Justice: Values of Communal Harmony and National Integration in India Today.


US Federal court allows AJC, Gujarat victims to challenge US government’s ‘Suggestion of Immunity’ to Modi

By TCN News,

New York: A US federal judge has issues an order asking the American Justice Centre (AJC) to file, on behalf of the victims of 2002 Gujarat massacres, their response to the US government’s suggestion of “immunity” in the Alien Tort case against Indian premier Narendra Modi.


Congress’ decline continues

By Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam,

With the BJP’s convincing win in Haryana and Maharashtra assembly elections earlier this week, Congress’ steady decline has deepened further. There is an ominous signal in Maharashtra that forebodes a UP-Bihar like long-standing setback in the western state too.

US Federal Court allows AJC, Gujarat victims to challenge US Government's "Suggestion of Immunity" to PM Modi

By TCN News,

New York, USA: US Federal Judge Analisa Torres today issued an order asking the American Justice Center (AJC) to file, on behalf of the victims of 2002 Gujarat massacres, their response to the US Government's suggestion of immunity by November 4, 2014 in the Alien Tort case against PM Modi.

Blast in Bengal, three held

Kolkata : A bomb explosion took place in West Bengal's Birbhum district Wednesday, seriously injuring three people. Three people, including a woman, were held for the blast, police said.

The explosion took place inside a house in Kankartala in Birbhum district. The injured were admitted to the Asansol District Hospital in the neighbouring Burdwan district.

Police came to know about the incident after the hospital authorities informed them about the injured.


Modi to have a busy Diwali visit to Srinagar

Srinagar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Diwali visit here Thursday to express solidarity with the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir will be packed with meetings, government sources said.

The prime minister is expected to land at the airport here around 1 p.m. Thursday. He will then go to the Raj Bhawan where he will meet members of flood-affected families, including women and children, from different parts of the Valley.

MBMC knocks on NCM doors; Commission assured for swift actions

By TCN News,

Aligarh: The Millat Bedari Muhim Committee (MBMC) on Tuesday approached the National Minorities Commission (NCM) at Delhi to report the alleged objectionable comments posted by a hotelier against the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).


Ismail Ali Khan to head Telangana Electricity Regulatory Commission

Hyderabad : Telangana government has appointed former director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Ismail Ali Khan as the chairman of the Electricity Regulatory Commission (ERC).

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao decided to constitute three-member commission.

Hailing from Asifabad of Adilabad district of Telangana, Khan is currently serving as member of Bihar State Electricity Regulatory Commission.

He previously served as advisor (energy) to the Planning Commission, said a statement from the chief minister's office.