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मोदी ने लगाया बिहार के ‘ज़ख़्म’ पर झारखंड का ‘नमक’

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

पटना: प्रधानमंत्री मोदी की कथित ‘जुमलेबाज़ी’ बिहार के चुनाव में अपने शबाब पर है. बिहार के बांका के सुपहा मैदान से जनसभा को संबोधित कर रहे मोदी के निशाने पर इस बार झारखंड था. दरअसल, बिहार की तुलना झारखंड से करते हुए उन्होंने यह साबित करने की कोशिश की कि झारखंड विकास के रास्ते पर चल पड़ा है और ऐसा झारखंड में भाजपा की सरकार होने की वजह से हो रहा है.

Bigger conspiracy behind killing: Greater Noida victim's wife

Greater Noida : The killing of a man in a village here following rumours that his family consumed beef was part of a bigger conspiracy with two right-wing organisations operating in the area to spread communal disharmony, his widow said on Friday.

A mob beat to death 50-year-old Akhlaq and critically injured his 21-year-old son Danish in Bisara village in Greater Noida on Monday night.

Killing over beef: Union minister, Owaisi meet victim's family

New Delhi: Union minister and BJP leader Mahesh Sharma and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday met the family of a man lynched for allegedly eating beef in a Greater Noida area, adjoining the national capital.

"The incident was just an accident and was not planned," said Sharma after meeting the victim's family.

"I have met the mother and other family members of Akhlaq. It is a very tragic incident. Such incidents are like black spots on our society and is also against our 'Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb' (Ganga-Yamuna culture)," the minister said.

दो गुजराती चेहरों पर ‘बिहारी अस्मिता’

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

पटना: बिहार चुनाव का रणक्षेत्र तैयार हो चुका है. जंग के लिए सब अपनी तलवार पर धार चढ़ा चुके हैं क्योंकि लड़ाई इस बार ‘बिहारी अस्मिता’ की है. एक तरफ़ महागठबंधन के सिरमौर नीतिश कुमार हैं, तो वहीं भाजपा बिहार की 'अस्मिता' की जंग दो गुजराती चेहरों के दम पर लड़ रही है.

Lifelong struggle against the caste system to create a life of dignity

By Yogesh Maitreya,

Sushma Andhare is well known today among Dalit/Ambedkarite movement. She is a professor and teaches sociology and political science. But that isn’t her only identity; she is an excellent orator too (her speeches especially attract women); she is active in a movement for tribals. And importantly, she is a writer.

Uneasy calm in Dadri as BJP leaders issue statements “explaining” lynching of Ikhlaq

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Greater Noida : Three days after the lynching of 50 year old Mohammad Ikhlaq in Bisahara Village in Dadri tehsil of Uttar Pradesh, an uneasy calm prevailed on Thursday in the region with squads of the Uttar Pradesh Police and Rapid Action Force patrolling the streets.

UP Police who is probing the incident said that the “trigger” behind it was the announcement by a local temple that beef was being consumed by the victim’s family, and said the priest and two youths were the “major links” in the case.

Downhearted 7/11 blasts convicts narrate their melancholy in gloomy rhymes

7/11 convicts' poem

By Staff Reporter,

India, Pakistan clash at UN over Kashmir

New York/New Delhi: India and Pakistan clashed at the UN General Assembly after Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raked up Kashmir in his address, terming the issue "the most persistent failure" of the UN. India hit back, saying Kashmir was unresolved because Pakistan has continuously chosen to disregard its commitments, including the most recent one at Ufa in Russia.

India also gave a rebuttal to Sharif's proposal to de-militarise Kashmir, asking that Pakistan needs to first "de-terrorise" the state.

Punish real perpetrators in Mumbai train blasts case: Owaisi

Hyderabad : MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday said the sentence in Mumbai train blasts case was reflection of "misrule" of Maharashtra's erstwhile Congress-NCP government and called for punishing the real perpetrators to give justice to the victims.

Reacting to sentence pronounced by special MCOCA court sending five convicts to the gallows and seven others to life terms in the case relating to July 11, 2006 blasts which killed 189 people and injured 829, he said punishing others in place of the guilty was injustice.

AAP condemns killing over beef in Greater Noida

New Delhi : Condemning the killing of a man for allegedly eating beef in a village in Greater Noida, the AAP on Thursday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take strict action against those behind in the incident.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) also demanded sacking of Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma for his comments on the incident.

"Killing a man just on the rumours of eating beef is not only a heinous crime but also an attempt to shatter unity of the nation. We strongly condemn this act," AAP leader Ashutosh said at a press conference here.