Indian Muslim

‘I want to visit Pakistan before my death’ – Sardar Son Singh from shrine of Bu Ali Shah Qalander

By Ravi Nitesh,

At a time, when we are witnessing difficult times for communal harmony and situation of conflict between India and Pakistan, at a time when few advocate and propagate hatred in the name of religion and nationality, there still are examples that are shining like a ray of hope.

Serious questions on Gajendra’s suicide

By staff reporter,

Jaipur: A delegation of Welfare Party of India- Rajasthan led by the State President Er. Rashid Hussain visited Nagla Jhamar Wada, village of Gajendra Singh who killed himself in the AAP farmers rally on April 22nd in New Delhi.


Only 14 private members' bills passed since Independence

New Delhi : The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2014, passed by the Rajya Sabha on Friday is the first private member's bill to get the ujpper house's approval in the past 45 years.

Members of parliament other than ministers are called private members and bills presented by them are known as private member's bills.

The last Private Member's Bill passed by parliament was the Supreme Court (Enlargement of Criminal Appellate Jurisdiction) Bill, 1968, which became an act on August 9, 1970.

Centre stands behind storm-hit Bihar, says Rajnath Singh

Patna : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Centre was standing behind storm-hit Bihar in the time of crisis, as the toll in Tuesday's killer Nor'wester mounted to 55 on Friday with 100 people injured.

According to the latest report of the state Disaster Management department, Purnea district bore the brunt of the Nor'wester with 38 deaths.

Hearing for fresh probe into 26/11 hero's death postponed

Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Friday postponed the hearing of a petition seeking a fresh probe into the death of then Maharashtra Anti Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, an official said here.

The matter, which will be posted for hearing after the summer vacation, will be argued by the union government before filing its reply, said Mehmood Pracha, the petitioner's lawyer.


Telangana govt continues to rust encounter victims’ families in court of law

By Staff Reporter,

Hyderabad: The writ petition filed by families of encounter victims got adjourned till April 28 as nervous Telanagna government dragged on its time bargain. Victims’ counsel protested the government’s attitude in playing hide and seek over such an urgent burning issue.


Four get death penalty for Kashmir gangrape, murder

Srinagar : A trial court in the Kupwara border district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday sentenced four people to death in a 2007 gang rape and murder of a 13 year-old girl.

Principal District and Sessions Judge Kupwara, Muhammad Ibrahim Wani, announced the sentence on Friday. He pronounced all the four accused as guilty, awarding them death penalty.

On July 20, 2007, Tabinda Gani, of Batpora Langate, was found dead in an orchard in Kupwara.

Banking on quality education: Mission of Mansoor Durrani

Passionate banker who spends all his off-work time and 90 % of earning for spreading quality education in his community

By A Mirsab,,

Bhopal: He could have been just another banker, earning a fat salary, laughing his way to the bank and generally spending a life of luxury. But it is not his wont to earn and spend for himself.

Troubled by the pathetic situation of the Muslim community members, most lacking even basic education for various reasons, the banker decided to pitch in his share for the community’s welfare. With one student and one teacher, he started a school in city’s Abbas Nagar area in 2003. After a lot of research, he chose the International Baccalaureate (IB) course and clubbed it with Islamic values.

No religious place should be attacked: Delhi HC

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court, hearing a plea on the security of churches here, on Friday said there "should not be any attack on any kind of religious places" in the country.

Justice Siddharth Mridul said India had survived for thousands of years in harmony and this should continue.

After some attacks on churches, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the court seeking protection of religious rights of Christians and a court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe.

At the hearing, the central government said the PIL was "communal" in nature.


Two junior ministers elevated in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu : Two junior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers - Abdul Ghani Kohli and Chering Dorjey - took oath as cabinet ministers in the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led BJP-PDP government in Jammu on Friday.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra administered the oath of office to Kohli and Dorjey.

The swearing-in ceremony was held at Raj Bhavan in Jammu and was attended by Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, other ministers, Jammu and Kashmir High Court judges and senior officials.