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Dadri: Candle-light protest rally held in Kolkata

By Zaidul Haque,

Kolkata: To protest the brutal lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq a candle light rally was organised by human rights organisation `Human Rights Protection Association’ in Kolkata on Monday.

Frustrated by no action, J&K National Youth Corps president threatens self-immolation

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Srinagar : As the indefinite hunger strike of National Youth Corps volunteers in Srinagar entered its 36th day without any response from the state government, the President of state National Youth Corps Association has threatened to immolate himself on October 16th if their demands are not accepted by the government by October, 15th.

Dadri: IUML leaders meet Danish at Noida hospital

By TCN Staff Reporter

Kozhikode: The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has demanded the UP Government to file criminal cases against the BJP leaders, who was found involved in the Dadri lynching case.

While addressing the media persons in New Delhi after visiting Mohammed Danish, son of Mohammed Akhlaq, the victim of Dadri incident. IUML national general secretary and spokesperson E T Mohammed Basheer MP said that the BJP leadership was indulging in inciting communal polarisation even after an unfortunate incident occurred.

Performance-based ratings for environment NGOs: Javadekar

New Delhi: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that the government would come out with a new ranking system based on the performance of NGOs working in the field of environment, an official statement said.

"The government will bring out a new performance-based rating of NGOs working in the field of environment to encourage them," he said after releasing the 10th edition of the directory of 'Environmental NGOs in India - 2015' here.


रोहतास जिले में साम्प्रदायिक तनाव, स्थिति काबू में

By Staff Reporter,

रोहतास: जैसे-जैसे बिहार में मतदान की तारीख नज़दीक आ रही है, वैसे-वैसे बिहार में अफ़वाह फैलाकर साम्प्रदायिक तनाव फैलाने के मामले तेज़ी से बढ़ रहे हैं.

मोतिहारी के बाद आज रोहतास ज़िला के रोहतास थाना क्षेत्र के अकबरपुर गांव में लोगों को साम्प्रदायिकता की आग में झोंकने की पूरी कोशिश की गई लेकिन आमजन की सूझ-बूझ से जिले में एक बड़ा हादसा होने से बच गया.

Two held for gang rape in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: The driver and cleaner of a van were arrested on Tuesday for gang-raping a woman who they picked up in their van on October 3, police said.

Yogesh, 27, and Sunil, 23, were arrested after the 22-year-old woman lodged a police complaint on Monday that they raped her in their moving van after they offered to drop her at her paying guest house, police commissioner N.S. Megharik told reporters.

Bengal poll panel chief resigns, opposition slams Trinamool

Kolkata: Putting into uncertainty the fate of the recently-held polls to four local bodies, West Bengal State Election Commissioner S.R. Upadhyay on Tuesday tendered his resignation.

Upadhyay, who has been facing severe criticism from opposition parties over the violence-marred polls to the municipal corporations of Bidhannagar, Asansol and parts of Howrah held on Saturday, tendered his resignation to Governor K.N. Tripathi.

Confirming the move, Tripathi said he has forwarded the resignation for the views of the Mamata Banerjee government.

गांधी की ज़मीन पर जाली नोटों का मायाजाल!

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

बेतिया /नौतन /रक्सौल : बिहार की राजनीत का एक कड़वा अध्याय... गांधी के तपस्या की ज़मीन पर जाली नोटों का खुला कारोबार... निशाने पर बिहार का चुनाव... और केन्द्र में वे लोग जो बिहार की नियति और चेहरा दोनों बदलने का दावा करते हैं.

Congress slams RSS, says Rahul didn't take allowance during leave

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday accused the RSS of "spreading lies", and said party vice president Rahul Gandhi did not draw daily allowance during the time when he did not attend parliament.

In a statement, Congress in-charge of communications department Randeep Singh Surjewala said the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) dished out "latest bundle of lies" in its mouthpiece 'Organiser' and a false story appeared concerning Gandhi.

Dadri lynching report to centre: No mention of murder charge

New Delhi: Murder charges do not find a mention in the Uttar Pradesh government's report on the Dadri lynching submitted to the union home ministry, informed sources said on Tuesday, adding that the "slaughter of a banned animal" was the reason behind the attack.

A 50-year-old Muslim man, Mohammed Akhlaq, accused of slaughtering a calf and storing its meat in his house, was beaten to death by a mob on the night of September 28 in Bisara village, near the national capital.