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Stop dreaming about Kashmir: India tells Pakistan

United Nations : Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday told the United Nations that Pakistan, which is aiming to capture Jammu and Kashmir by sponsoring terrorism, should stop dreaming about it because Kashmir is and will always remain an integral part of the country.

In a strong reply to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's address to the UN General Assembly last week, Sushma Swaraj hit out at the neighbour on the issue of terrorism and raked up the "human rights violations" in Balochistan.

Malegaon 2008 blast prime accused Purohit refused bail

Mumbai : A Special NIA Court here on Monday rejected the bail application filed by Col. Prasad S. Purohit (retd.), one of the prime accused in the Malegaon 2008 blasts case.

Purohit has sought bail on grounds that the National Investigation Agency had dropped charges against him under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) and the sanction obtained for prosecution under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act was defective.

Kashmir unrest reaches Jammu’s Kishtwar, curfew imposed

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Kishtwar: As the latest unrest and subsequent curfews enter the third month in Kashmir, the situation seems to be turning out of hand, with violence spreading to Kishtwar district of Chenab valley.

The erstwhile district erupted in protest in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, when J&K Police had gone to arrest some religious figures who were named in an FIR pertaining to pro freedom and anti India slogans raised on the eve of Eid Al Adha earlier this month.

North Maharashtra University gets Minority cell

By Imran Inamdar,

Jalgaon ,Maharashtra: Jalgaon-based North Maharashtra University has formed a Minority cell in an attempt to help minority students and institutes associated with the University.

Sudhir Meshram, Vice chancellor of the University, recently issued a notification forming the 11-member cell and allocated the responsibility to President Abdul Karim Salar.

संसद को किसी पर धर्म लादने का अधिकार नहीं - बिहार राज्यपाल रामनाथ कोविंद

‘जो चचा अपने भतीजे का नहीं हो सका, वो यूपी का कैसे हो सकता?’ -ओवैसी Staff Reporter

खलीलाबाद : उत्तर प्रदेश की सत्ताधारी समाजवादी पार्टी जहां अपने घरेलू कलह से जूझ रही है, वहीं ऑल इंडिया मजलिस-ए-इत्तेहादुल मुस्लिमीन (मजलिस) प्रमुख व सांसद असदुद्दीन ओवैसी ने सूबे में अपने धुंआधार प्रचार का आगाज़ कर दिया है.

आज पूर्वी उत्तर प्रदेश के ख़लीलाबाद के एक स्कूल में उन्हें सुनने के लिए हज़ारों लोग आएं. ओवैसी के निशाने पर ख़ासतौर पर अखिलेश व मुलायम यादव रहें, वहीं मायावती पर भी कई कटाक्ष किए. इसके अलावा भाजपा व कांग्रेस की भी क्लास लगाई.

Muslims no tool for votes, says Modi

Kozhikode : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed the need for creating an alternate politics as advocated by Jan Sangh ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya who had always suggested that no section of people should be left neglected or considered as tools to garner votes.

Citing the "vikrut paribhasha (distorted definition)" of secularism propagated in the country, he recalled that long back, Upadhyaya, founding father of the Jan Sangh -- the predecessor of the ruling BJP -- had said that Muslims should not be mere tools to garner votes nor neglected.

Delhi Police start probing 'missing' Ishrat Jahan case papers

New Delhi : The Delhi Police has started investigating the case of missing documents pertaining to the Ishrat Jahan shootout case after an FIR was lodged recently by Home Ministry officials.

The documents reportedly went missing from the North Block office of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) tenure.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, New Delhi district, Jatin Narwal on Sunday told IANS: "We have filed an FIR in the Ishrat Jahan missing documents case and are planning for further proceedings."

Why Bijnor communal villainy did not spread

By Saeed Naqvi

I had the Muzaffarnagar riots of February 2013 at the back of my mind when I drove towards Pedda village on the Bijnor-Najibabad Road where three Muslims had been shot dead by Jats who fired with guns and pistols from the terraces of their homes.

Trouble began when two Muslim girls were harassed at the bus stop. When their men folk protested, the economically stronger Jats decided to teach them a lesson.

Four Muslims in Forbes’ 100 Indian Billionaires for 2016

Four Muslims in Forbes’ 100 Indian Billionaires for 2016

[L-R: Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Yusuf Hamied, Yusuf Ali and Azim Premji]

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