Indian Muslim

MIM to field candidates from all regions of Maharashtra in the upcoming assembly elections

By A. Mirsab,,

Mumbai: Hyderabad based political party Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) has decided to fight Maharashtra assembly elections due in October, for which it would field candidates from Marathwada, Vidarbh, Mumbai, Malegaon and other parts of the state. Although the party has not declared exact number of seats from where it would be contesting but has made clear to contest from all regions in the state.

SDPI condemns Mohan Bhagwat’s remark on Hindu nation

By TCN News,

Bhopal: The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) has condemned the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat’s reported statement calling India a Hindu nation. It is dangerous and condemnable as it is against the secular nature of our country, the party said.


Assam-Nagaland border in chaos: Police firing kills protestors in Assam

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: Curfew was clamped following the death of three protestors in police firing in Assam’s Golaghat district on Wednesday. The unruly protestors ransacked the police vehicles and others forcing the police to open fire. The Army is flag marching the area.

Fareed Zakaria faces fresh plagiarism charges

By Arun Kumar,

Washington : Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria, who two years ago got away from a plagiarism controversy claiming he made a "terrible mistake", is facing fresh plagiarism charges from anonymous internet watchdogs.

The website "Our Bad Media" in a Tuesday report by @blippoblappo and @crushingbort cited 12 instances where Zakaria appears to have lifted passages wholesale from other authors.


Irom Sharmila set free, says will continue struggle against AFSPA

Imphal : Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, on indefinite fast in Manipur for nearly 14 years, walked free Wednesday with tears in her eyes, promising to fight to end the anti-terror act AFSPA.

Sharmila, 42, was released a day after a district sessions court asked the Manipur government to release her from the makeshift jail set up in a hospital since November 2000.

"The fresh air is inspiring," the "Iron Lady", as she is popularly known, said after being released.

Court issues production warrant against Jundal

New Delhi : A court here Wednesday issued warrant for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal to be brought before it connection with cases of terror attacks in the country.

District judge I.S. Mehta in an in-camera proceeding issued the production warrant against Jundal and posted the matter for further hearing Oct 13.

Court orders to release anti-AFSPA crusader Irom Chanu Sharmila

By Dr. Syed Ahmed, for,

Imphal: In a landmark judgment announced on August 19, 2014 the Court of Sessions Judge, Imphal East, dismissed the charge that anti-AFSPA crusader Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been on fast for the last 14 years demanding repeal of AFSPA, was attempting to commit suicide and ordered the State Government to release her form custody. The verdict came after Sharmila filed a petition against an earlier order passed by Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Imphal East on June 4 last that charged her with attempt to commit suicide under Section 309 of IPC.

Next CM should be Hindu: J&K Congress leader

Jammu : Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir Public Health Engineering (PHE) Minister, Sham Lal Sharma said Wednesday that the next chief minister of the state should be a Hindu.

Addressing a Congress youth rally in Jammu, Sharma asked them to have a new slogan during the forthcoming assembly elections.

"You must fight for a Hindu chief minister for the state. You should also raise your voice for a regional council for the Jammu region", Sharma said.

Amit Shah inaugurates 'mini PMO' in Varanasi

Varanasi : The BJP's national president Amit Shah Wednesday inaugurated the public relations office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

Addressing party workers and supporters, Shah said he was honoured to inaugurate the office, which he added would act as a bridge between the people of Varanasi and their MP Narendra Modi.

पीयूसीएल ने की राजस्थान पुलिस की भर्त्सना, कहा ‘राजस्थान प्रशासन ने साम्प्रदायिक सौहार्द्र को असंतुलित करने की दिशा में किया कार्य’

By TCN News,

पीपुल यूनियन फॉर सिविल लिबर्टीज़ (पीयूसीएल), राजस्थान ने राजस्थान पुलिस की कड़े शब्दों में निंदा की है. उनके अनुसार राजस्थान पुलिस ने जयपुर के मुस्लिम उद्योगपतियों और जमाते-इस्लामी-हिंद के डा. इक़बाल पर बेबुनियाद आरोप लगाया कि इन्होंने गरीब हिन्दुओं से उनकी ज़मीन खरीदकर उस पर मस्ज़िदों का निर्माण प्रारम्भ कर दिया है.