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Curfew relaxed for four hours in Saharanpur

Lucknow : Curfew was Monday relaxed for four hours at Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh following easing of tension in the city, which witnessed communal clashes Saturday, officials said.

Curfew was eased between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the new city while it was relaxed from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the old city, so that people could buy essential items like milk, vegetables and medicines, an official told IANS.


Beef, pork, and elections: A subjective commentary

By Yogesh Maitreya for,

The political ground in India has always been caste-ridden. Candidates, who claim to play politics excluding these fundamental factors of sociology of India, only put voters in complete oblivion where voters are being lift up from their ground level identity and persuade to imagine their space in candidate’s utopian story-telling about changes, the changes which are mostly caste based matters to which utopian language wipes with its lucrative tongue.

Is fatwa an opinion?

Qazi of Miskhal Mosque, Kuttichira

By A. Faizur Rahman for

Ramadan 1435: Serving food while fasting

By Shuchi Kapoor,

Serving food while fasting


Lalu, Sharad Yadav at Sonia's iftar party

New Delhi : Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday threw an iftar party, attended by a host of political leaders, including Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad and Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav, whose party was earlier in the National Democratic Alliance.

The event, at Ashoka hotel here, was Gandhi's first iftar in three years, and the second major iftar held this year after the iftar reception hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan July 21.

Revisiting the creation of Israel

By M Reyaz,

In the history of creation of Israel, the holocaust under Nazi Germany when about 6 million of Jews, almost two third of over 9 million population in whole of Europe were killed, is often pointed to justify the establishment of a Jewish national home. Of course, there can be no justification of such heinous crime, but it should be pointed here that the persecution of Jews in ‘Christian’ Europe had not really begun with Hitler.

“Netanyahu you will see, you will see, Palestine will be free"

Thousands chant In London

By M Ghazali Khan,

London 27 July: At least 60,000 protestorsfrom amazingly and admiringly multi-racial, multi-religious and multi-ethnic backgroundsrallied yesterdayin front of Israeli Embassy and from where they marched to the British Parliament to demand lifting of siege of Gaza and freedom for Palestine. “You don’t have to be a Muslim to stand for Palestinians. Just be a human” read a placard raised by a marcher.

Rise of the fringes: Modi government faces acid test

By Anando Bhakto,

New Delhi : Are the fringes pulling at the centre from many directions? Is the NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi facing its first major political challenge, not from a depleted opposition, but from its own ranks? Or is it just a political ploy of the Hindu right, led by the RSS, to push its nationalist agenda through a government it considers its own?

Saharanpur still tense, curfew on

Lucknow : Authorities Sunday deployed drone cameras in curfew-bound Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, a day after three people were killed and over a dozen critically injured in communal violence.

Police officials said the situation in Saharanpur city was under control but tense although there had been no major incident of violence since late Saturday night.


India Fraternity Forum hosts Ifthar Program across Eastern Province of KSA

By TCN News,

Dammam: India Fraternity Forum (IFF) Eastern Province for Karnataka Chapter organized its Iftar programs across Eastern Province in Dammam, Khobar, Jubail, and Al-Hassa.