Indian Muslim

I faced no specific challenges because of my community or my gender: AAP Hyderabad Candidate

By SM Fasiullah,,

Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India speaks at Jamia

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Arguing against the negativities that inform Indo-Pak relations, the Pakistan's High Commissioner, Mr. Abdul Basit observed that it was incumbent upon the leadership both in India and Pakistan to create a peaceful environment in the region for resolution of problems that bedevil the bilateral ties.


Some thoughts on Campaign 2014

By Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam,

Campaign 2014 was like no other in India’s election history in its scale, intensity, deployment of technology, human resource and staggering amount of money. This is particularly true of BJP, as no other party came up to five percent of it.

Maharashtra Police forced us to confess, says Bhatkal

New Delhi : Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar told a court here Tuesday that they were "forced" by Maharashtra Police to give confessional statements in connection with cases against them there.

Bhatkal and Akhtar told District Judge I.S. Mehta at the Patiala House court here that Maharashtra Police threatened that they would be compelled to commit suicide in custody.

The two were presented before the Delhi court during an in-chamber hearing in pursuance of production warrants issued against them.


Sonia, Rahul destroyed the country: Modi

Patna : Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi have destroyed the country, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Tuesday.

"The mother-son duo has destroyed the country," Modi thundered at an election rally in Bihar's Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency.

Modi said that Sonia Gandhi was again leading her party's election campaign after her son failed to woo the electorate.

"But the people of this country have already decided not to be mislead by the mother-son duo," he said.

11 UP seats to see polling Thursday

By Mohit Dubey,

Lucknow : Eleven parliamentary constituencies go to the polls Thursday in Uttar Pradesh, where a bitter contest is on among major contenders to win the maximum number of its 80 Lok Sabha seats.

The second phase of balloting in the country's most populous state involves some political stalwarts: Santosh Gangwar and Maneka Gandhi (BJP), Dharmendra Yadav (SP), Rakesh Tikait (RLD-Congress) and Begum Noorbano (Congress).

It's not going to be easy for Modi in Varanasi

By Nachiketa Desai,

Varanasi : The climb from the ghats of Varanasi to New Delhi's 7 Race Course Road is proving to be steep and replete with roadblocks for Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi, veteran Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) organizers admit.

Popular Front to support Kejriwal in Varanasi

By TCN News,

New Delhi: The two day Central Secretariat meeting of Popular Front of India (PFI) which was held at its head quarters in New Delhi has called upon the voters of Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency to support Aam Admi Party candidate Arwind Kejiriwal against Narendra Modi the prime ministerial candidate of BJP.

AAP’s Bhopal candidate Rachna Dhingra finds support at MIT

By TCN News,

Boston, USA. Supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) from the Greater Boston area gathered to screen award winning documentary (on the Bhopal disaster) Bhopali on Sunday April 6th at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The event was organized by the Boston chapter of University Students for Aam Admi Party (us4AAP), an organization with chapters in more than 100 campuses, and AAP - New England who have been actively working on supporting AAP candidates in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections in India.

Shivaraj Singh Chouhan: An acceptable PM candidate?

By Srinivas Sajja,

Shivaraj Singh Chouhan is the 3rd term Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh from Bharatiya Janata Party, a soft spoken humble farmer turned politician with a Master’s degree in Philosophy. Mr. Chouhan has also been elected five times to Lok Sabha and three times to state legislature.