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Hindus should increase their population: Griraj Singh

Patna : Union Minister Griraj Singh on Monday said Hindus should seriously think of increasing their population in the country by producing more children.

"There is a need to increase population of Hindus in the country. They should take this issue seriously as their population has been decreasing in eight states in the country," Griraj told media here.

He recalled that none other than RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had advised Hindus in last August to produce more children and said no laws can prevent them from reproducing more children.


बिहार के चार अल्पसंख्यक बहुल इलाक़ों में खुलेंगे चिकित्सा केन्द्र Staff Reporter

अल्पसंख्यक बहुल इलाक़ों में लोगों की सेहत सुधारने के लिए नीतिश सरकार ने जल्द ही प्राईमरी चिकित्सा केन्द्र खोलने का फ़ैसला लिया है. इस फ़ैसले के तहत राज्य के चार ज़िलों में 13 प्राईमरी चिकित्सा केन्द्र खोले जाएंगे. इन चार ज़िलों में पश्चिमी चम्पारण, भागलपुर, सीतामढ़ी और मधुबनी का नाम शामिल है.

Rs 5 lakh for parents of martyred UP policemen: Akhilesh

Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday announced Rs 5 lakh financial assistance for parents of each of the policemen who lost their lives in the past one year.

At an event here to mark the "Police Smriti Diwas", Akhilesh Yadav paid tributes to the 116 policemen who died while on duty in the past pone year.

According to an official, this amount would be other than the ex-gratia given in such cases.

454 people, 388 elephants died in man-animal conflict in Odisha in 6 years

By Chinmaya Dehury

Bhubaneswar : Odisha has seen terrible human-animal conflict in the last six years, resulting in the deaths of 454 people and 2,261 animals, including 388 elephants, a Forest Department report said.

Poaching, poisoning, accidents and deliberate electrocution are the major reasons for the alarmingly high elephant deaths, the report said.

While 362 persons were killed by elephants in the past six years, 92 were killed by other animals, the report said, adding that 157 persons were injured by elephants and 736 by other animals.


Nitish Kumar may visit Gujarat at Hardik's invitation

Patna : Patidar leader Hardik Patel has invited Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Gujarat to support the demand of reservation for Patidar community, JD-U Spokesperson K.C. Tyagi said on Friday.

"The party will soon decide about Hardik Patel's invitation to Nitish Kumar to visit Gujarat. Hardik also thanked Nitish Kumar for supporting the reservation movement," Tyagi said.

Hardik Patel, in his letter to Bihar Chief Minister, said that his community is locally known as Patidar , Maratha in Maharashtra, Gujjar in Rajasthan and Kapu Kamma Reddy in southern states.

Principal to be arrested for Bihar Dalit student's thrashing

Patna : Bihar Police has ordered the arrest of a Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV)principal for not taking timely action in a Dalit student's thrashing in the school premises in August, police said on Friday.

"An arrest warrant against Muzaffarpur Kendriya Vidyalya's Principal, Ravi Ranjan, was issued on the basis of a probe report conducted by senior police officers," a police officer said.

He said that raids were being conducted to arrest Ranjan.


भारतीय सीमा में घुसकर नेपाली लोगों ने किया क़ब्ज़ा, 250 मकान ग़ायब

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

Post-mortem report confirms Minhaj Ansari was tortured, no mention of encephalitis as officials claim

By Amit Kumar,

Mohammed Ilyas has barely had a moment to sleep in the past ten days. Between consoling family members, his job and running from pillar to post to seek justice for the death of his family member Minhaj Ansari, Ilyas has been left tired, sick and wishing this is all a dream that he wakes out of one day.

AIMPLB must stop fooling people over Triple Talaq

By Sheikh Khurshid Alam for

“Should I keep back my opinions at such a time, through fear of giving offense, I should consider myself as guilty of treason toward my country and of an act of disloyalty toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings.” - Patrick Henry

J&K Police call website editor for interrogation, accuse him of inciting violence

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Srinagar: Weeks after banning the Valley-based English daily Kashmir Reader, the J&K police on Wednesday summoned editor of news website J&K Now Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa in its cyber cell in Srinagar where the editor has alleged that he was intimidated by the police officers.