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Without Aligarh, India Wouldn’t Be Same Again

हाशिम अंसारी के मौत की अफ़वाह, हालत में पहले से सुधार News Desk

पिछले 67 सालों से बाबरी मस्जिद मामले की पैरवी कर रहे मुख्य मुद्दई हाशिम अंसारी की मौत की अफ़वाह सोशल मीडिया में फैलाई गई है, हालांकि यह ख़बर पूरी तरह से ग़लत है. बल्कि उनके परिवार से जुड़े लोगों का कहना है कि उनकी सेहत में पहले से काफी सुधार हुआ है. वो अब लोगों से बात कर पा रहे हैं.

10 terrorists shot in two weeks in J&K: Army

Jammu: Security forces killed 10 separatist guerrillas in Kashmir in the last two weeks while ensuring there was no civilian casualty in different operations, the army said on Sunday.

"Undeterred by inhospitable weather conditions, the army and the state police have upped the ante in their counter-terror operations. It is clearly manifested in the clinical, intelligence-based operations over the past two weeks that led to the elimination of 10 terrorists across Kashmir," Colonel S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army's Udhampur-headquartered northern command, told IANS here.

Indian, Chinese armies hold joint tactical exercise in Ladakh

Jammu: The Indian and Chinese armies have held their first joint tactical exercise in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior defence official said on Sunday.

"The first joint tactical exercise between the border troops of both the countries was conducted in the Chushul-Moldo area on Saturday," Colonel S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army's Udhampur-headquartered Northern Command, told IANS here.

Ghulam Ali all set to perform in Lucknow

Lucknow: Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali will perform at the Lucknow Mahotsava on Sunday night, and officials said they were taking no chances on the security front.

The ghazal maestro arrived in the Uttar Pradesh late on Saturday. He is here after a gap of four months.

Officials said elaborate security arrangements were in place as right-wing groups have been opposing performances by Pakistani artists in India.

Authorities fear that some people may try to disrupt the event.

Tension rises in Manipur following attacks on Kuki youths

Imphal: Manipur Police beefed up security measures on Sunday as Kuki organisations condemned the "unprovoked" gun attack on February 3 on Kukis in Molnom villagers near Pallel town along National Highway 2.

Several shots were fired at the terrified villagers in Molnom. One youth, Lunkhogin Haokip, sustained serious injuries, Kukis of the village said.

How TRS captured Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) was widely expected to unfurl its flag on the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). But the scale of victory it scored was something which even its leaders had not anticipated.

TRS polled over 43 percent votes in Hyderabad civic polls

Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) polled 43.85 percent votes to win a record 99 seats in the 150-member Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

Contesting all divisions on its own, Telangana's ruling party secured 14,68,618 votes out of 33,49,379 polled.

In the elections held on Tuesday, 45.27 percent of 74,23,980 voters had exercised their franchise.

The TRS, which had stayed away from 2009 GHMC polls, registered a historic win, wiping out the Telugu Desam Party-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance and the Congress.

Dilution of minority status of AMU and Jamia is an assault on democratic pluralism and social inclusion: WPI

By TCN News,

New Delhi: The national seminar organized by the Welfare Party of India at Indian Law Institute here has expressed deep resentment and dismay over the stand taken by the Modi government in the Supreme Court in case of awarding minority status to the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University.

During the hearing in January, The Union of India has told Supreme Court that AMU is not a minority university and as the executive government at the Centre, it can't be seen as setting up a minority institution in a secular state.

Muslims petition MP High Court for peaceful Friday in Dhar as Feb 12 coincides with Basant Panchami

By Pervez Bari,,

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Fearing communal flare-up, Muslim residents from Dhar town have petition Madhya Pradesh High Court to ensure they are not prevented from offering weekly Friday prayer at the Bhojshala-Kamal Maula Masjid on February 12 as it coincides with Hindu Festival – Basant Panchami.