Indian Muslim

Lack of awareness about heamophilia still persists

(April 17 is World Haemophilia Day)

By Shweta Sharma,

New Delhi : Sageer Ahmad, a tailor by profession, got to know about haemophilia when his year-old son hurt himself and started bleeding profusely. But Ahmad still didn't learn his lesson. His second son born after a gap of three years was also detected with the blood disorder.

Similar is the story of Bimlesh Sharma. Despite knowing that she is a carrier of the lifelong disorder, she did not get a detection test done when she was pregnant. The result: her son has the same genetic disorder.

CDs of Azam Khan, Amit Shah hate speeches being examined

Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Police have begun probing the hate speeches made by BJP general secretary Amit Shah and senior Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan, officials said Wednesday.

The CDs of the speeches will undergo forensic scrutiny, Inspector General of the Special Task Force Ashish Gupta said.

"The CDs have been sent by observers of the poll panel and are now being checked, among other things, for authenticity," an official told IANS.

Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha also said the poll panel was monitoring the developments on a day-to-day basis.

Former home secretary battles caste in Bihar

By Imran Khan,

Ara : Having shed his official attire for dhoti and kurta, former Indian home secretary R.K. Singh has realized that caste matters most in elections -- certainly in Bihar.

The BJP fielded R.K. Singh, an ex-IAS officer,in the Ara Lok Sabha constituency as he is a Rajput and the community has a strong presence in the area.

"Initially he was not ready to give up his old style," a local BJP leader confided to IANS. But party activists convinced him to get into a dress that would be acceptable to the local electorate.

Rahul continues attack on Modi's 'toffee' model in Agra

Agra : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's "toffee model" of development that only helped the rich at the cost of the poor.

Addressing a public rally at the historic Ram Lila ground opposite the Agra Fort, Gandhi said it was a clash of ideologies in this election with the Congress ideology "moulded and inspired by Mahatma Gandhi and B.R. Ambedkar, while their (the BJP's) ideology was centred around (Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram) Godse, riots in Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar, Maharashtra and other parts".

‘Awakened Ambedkarite’ wants to lead a coalition of Dalit and Muslims

By M Reyaz,,

Nagina/Bijnor: In most elections, the battle is two way contest or at most three ways, still what inspires so many other individuals and smaller parties to field their candidates, many of whom often forfeit their deposits as they fail to register even the minimum votes required.

Delhi eatery owner stabbed to death over Rs.50

New Delhi : 35-year-old eatery owner was Tuesday stabbed to death while his younger brother was injured in an attack by seven people following a scuffle over the payment of Rs.50, police said. Three people have been arrested.

Yusuf and his 30-year-old brother Nawab were stabbed outside their shop in south Delhi's Okhla area.

A witness told police three of the seven men had food worth Rs.250 but paid only Rs.200.

When the eatery owner asked them to pay the full amount, an argument ensued between them.

IM suspects planned to bomb Delhi in 2012 with LeT: Police

New Delhi : Indian Mujahideen suspects Tehsin Akhtar alias Monu and Pakistani national Waqas alias Zia-ur-Rehman were planning to carry out blasts in Delhi in 2012 with the help of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Delhi Police Tuesday told a court here.


Human Chain felicitates Padma Shri Akhtarul Wasey

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Human Chain, a Delhi based non-government organisation felicitated Padma Shree Prof. Akhtarul Wasey this Sunday, April 13, 2014 after being appointed as the Commissioner of Linguistic Minorities of India. Prof. Wasey was warmheartedly welcomed by Mohammad Aslam, President Human Chain and his team comprised of General Secretary Dr. Khalid Mubashshir and Treasurer Mohd Mujahid Akhtar and other namely Master Naseem Haider, Mudassir Nazar, Dilshad Alam, Najeeb Sagar and Monis Kazmi.


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.