Indian Muslim

‘Reinstatement of Cops accused of fake encounters is clear indication that administration is helping them’

By reinstating cops accused of fake encounters Gujarat Government is putting them in the same machinery which is prosecuting them. They can consequently threaten or cajole witnesses, believe Legal Experts.

By Special Correspondent,

“On availing the bail, the respective applicants shall not directly or indirectly make an inducement, threat or promise to any person acquainted with the facts of the case so as to dissuade him to disclose such facts to the Court or to any other authority”, said Bombay High Court while granting bail to IPS officer Abhay Chudasama and two others in the 2005 fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin. The order was pronounced on 28th April 2014 by Bombay High Court Justice A R Joshi.


Brain and Spine TB new threat for next generation

By Syed Khaled Shahbaaz,,

Hyderabad: Passive lifestyle, junk food and weak immune system are leading to Brain and Spine TB. This was disclosed by eminent neurologists at an awareness program organized by the Helping Hand Foundation at the Owaisi Hospital and Research Centre.

Individual peace will pave way for world peace: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at Jamia

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Individual peace is the key to world peace and global harmony, said Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Addressing students, faculty and staff in Jamia Millia Islamia, the spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said that whatever quality and goodness we possess should be shared with the world at large that would contribute to harmony.


Anxious Trinamool scurrying to CPI-M to woo back minorities: BJP

Kolkata: With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee indicating her Trinamool Congress was not averse to the idea of a tie-up with the CPI-M, the BJP Saturday claimed the swaying of minority voters towards it has led to the ruling party scurrying to its traditional foes for survival.

State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rahul Sinha also claimed that the Trinamool was working towards a forgoing a formal alliance with former ally Congress and might have a tacit understanding with the Marxists for the 2016 Assembly polls to prevent BJP's ascent.

Can't hold posts in religious groups, Kerala employees told

Thiruvananthapuram:Kerala Saturday came out with a new order that prevents a government employee from becoming an office bearer of any communal or religious organisation.

The government said it was forced to issue this order after several complaints surfaced about government servants being office bearers of communal or religious organisations.

It said there were reports about government employees accepting subscription or taking part in activities that involved collection of money from people, public or private entities.


True meaning of the Coalgate Judgement

By Jaspal Singh,

Few days ago the Supreme Court of India delivered a judgement in the case that has come to be known as Coalgate. The court in its judgement declared that all the coal allocations since 1993 have been illegal, arbitrary and ad hoc.

This verdict of the highest court has indicted all the central governments since 1993 that includes governments headed by BJP and Congress. In this period for five years government was headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee and for ten years Manmohan Singh was at the helm of affairs.

Wedding wear in India gets new offerings from Pakistan

New Delhi: If you're shopping for your wedding trousseau, don't miss 'Wedding Collection: A journey of Pakistan from Pret to Couture', a range of innovative and detailed ensembles from across the border, available at PFDC - The Boulevard, a high-end store located here.

PFDC stands for Pakistan Fashion Design Council, which facilitates exchange of fashion between the two countries. Its store, in South Extension here, retails designer wear from Pakistan.

'Love-Jihad being used to create disharmony'

Aligarh: Muslim scholars in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh have urged activists and media organisations not to misuse the concept of 'Love-Jihad' to create misunderstandings among people.

Men and women from both the Hindu and Muslim communities have been marrying one another after falling in love for a long time, said Jasim Mohammed, member of the Forum of Muslim Studies and Analysis (FMSA).

"After the BJP came to power, inter-religious marriages have come under the scanner and efforts are being made to polarise society to fan communal fires," Jasim Mohammed said.


Families of 'disappeared persons' stage protest in Srinagar

Srinagar: Dozens of families of 'disappeared persons' in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday staged a peaceful protest here to commemorate the international day of disappeared persons.

Carrying banners and staging a street theatre to highlight their plight, family members of the 'disappeared persons' held the protest in a park here.

Separatist leader and chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Muhammad Yasin Malik also joined them.

The police did not intervene as the protesters remained peaceful and left after staging the protest.


Husband deserts Muslim woman for attending Independence Day

Patna: A Muslim school teacher in Bihar was forced to leave her house by her husband who felt she had violated the Shariat law by participating in a Independence Day function, police said Saturday.

Nazia Khatoon, a teacher in a government-run middle school in Begusarai, about 125 km from here, was driven out of the house along with her two minor sons by her husband Umar Khan, a police official posted in Chatra district in neighbouring Jharkhand.

Khatoon Friday approached the Begusarai superintendent of police and sought justice.