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‘मोदी सरकार कर रही है मुसलमानों के पर्सनल लॉ को ख़त्म करने की साज़िश’

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

ऑल इंडिया मुस्लिम पर्सनल लॉ बोर्ड ने ये ऐलान किया है कि वो भारत सरकार के लॉ कमीशन के ज़रिए यूनिफॉर्म सिविल कोड के सिलसिले में जारी किए गए सवालों का जवाब नहीं देगा, बल्कि हर सतह पर इसका बायकॉट करेगा.

Una victims become 'symbol' of Dalit Chetna Yatra as Sangh Parivar goes all out to get Dalit support

By Amit Kumar and Afroz Alam Sahil,

On July 11, four Dalits were publicly stripped and beaten up by Gau Rakshaks in Una in an event that shocked the nation and brought Gujarat to a standstill.

Three months later, even as Dalits in Gujarat continue with their demands, the same four people were ‘presented’ in front of the press at the Gujarat Bhawan by veteran BJP leader Satyanarayan Jatiya and Sanghpriya Rahul, the national president of Bharatiya Bauddha Sangh-the RSS affiliate organisation.

Omar Abdullah cries foul over Jammu getting an IIM

New Delhi : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday accused the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP state government of "partisan politics" over the Centre's decision to set up an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Jammu.

The Union cabinet on Thursday approved the establishment and operation of the premier management institute in the state's winter capital at a cost of nearly Rs 62 crore.

BJP misusing armed forces for Hindutva ends: CPI-M

New Delhi : The government is projecting the armed forces in Hindutva terms and this "should be a matter of serious concern for every citizen of our country", the CPI-M has said.

Since the army's surgical strikes, the government itself "is projecting the armed forces in Hindutva terms and using crass casteist and religious imagery to describe their role", the CPI-M journal "People's Democracy" said in an editorial.


पिछले 11 सालों में बिना रूह की जिस्म बनता आरटीआई क़ानून

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

सूचना के अधिकार (आरटीआई) का क़ानून अपने 11 साल पूरे होने के बाद भी अधूरा सा है. इस क़ानून के साथ जुड़ी उम्मीदें आज भी अपने मंज़िल का इंतज़ार कर रही हैं. इस क़ानून के तहत हर राज्य में एक सूचना आयोग और तय संख्या में सूचना आयुक्त आवश्यक हैं.

आरटीआई की धारा -15 के तहत हर राज्य में एक सूचना आयोग का होना ज़रूरी है. इस आयोग में एक मुख्य सूचना आयुक्त और दस से अनधिक संख्या में सूचना आयुक्त, जितने आवश्यक समझे जाएं, का होना अत्यंत ज़रूरी है.

BJP has edge in UP polls with 170-182 seats: Survey

New Delhi : A survey ahead of the crucial 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections has given the Bharatiya Janata Party an edge, projecting it may emerge as the single largest party with at least 170 seats in the 404-member house.

The India Today TV-Axis survey said the BJP, as of now, was in a position to win 170-182 seats, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of Mayawati 115-124 seats and the state's ruling Samajwadi Party 94 to 103 seats.

The Congress is likely to win only eight to 12 seats in the country's most populous state, according to the survey.


‘मुस्लिम पर्सनल लॉ में कोई हस्तक्षेप क़बूल नहीं’

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नई दिल्ली : देश के संविधान ने प्रत्येक नागरिक को अपने मज़हब और आस्था पर अमल करने, उसके प्रसार व प्रचार, उसके लिए संस्था स्थापित करने और उसकी शिक्षा को फैलान का पूरा अधिकार दिया है. धर्म की स्वतंत्रता, व्यक्तिगत स्वतंत्रता का पूरक है. संविधान में इसकी गारंटी दी गई है और इसे व्यक्ति का मूल अधिकार बताया गया है.

No surgical strike, only cross-border fire: Pakistani envoy

New Delhi : Pakistan on Wednesday stuck to its stand there was no surgical strike across the LoC on September 29 as India says, with its High Commissioner Abdul Basit saying there was only cross-border firing.

"There was no surgical strike. Had there been any surgical strike, Pakistan would have retaliated," said Basit in an interview to TV Today, adding Indian forces only fired across the Line of Control (LoC).

Asked what message Pakistan has got from the strikes, he said since there was no strike, there is no question of Pakistan getting any message.

BJP calls for shutdown in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram : The BJP has called a shutdown in Kerala on Thursday to protest against the murder of a party activist in Kannur on Wednesday morning allegedly by CPI-M members.

The announcement was made by state Bharatiya Janata Party President Kummanem Rajashekeran.

He said Remith, a 26-year-old driver, was murdered near the house of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

He was attacked in front of a petrol pump in Pinarayi village, a police official said.

Lalu credits wife for RSS dropping half-pants

Patna : RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday credited his wife and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi for the change in the RSS's dress code from khaki shorts to trousers.

"We forced the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) members to wear trousers. Rabri Devi had pointed out their (RSS men's) lack of decency. Elderly cadres shamelessly roamed around freely in half-pants," Lalu told reporters here.