Indian Muslim

Mangalore-Chembarika Qazi’s death hits news again; AAP jumps in fray now

By Shafeeq Hudawi,,

Kozhikode: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has now decided to jump into the fray for demanding re-opening of the Mangalore-Chembarika Qazi’s death case.

A team of AAP state leaders have gone to meet Prashant Bhushan, senior party leader and a leading Supreme Court lawyer.


Jamia to organize two-day seminar on human rights and governance

By TCN News,

New Delhi: The Centre for West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia is going to organize a two-day UGC-sponsored National Seminar on “Human Rights and Good Governance in India and West Asia” on November 25-26, 2014.


Young Kashmiri voters queue up for polling

Srinagar : Voters, mainly young men and women, queued up at a polling booth in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district, braving temperatures below the freezing point.

Dressed in traditional Kashmiri attire, many young voters were spotted at the Hariganimen polling booth of the Kangan constituency in the district.

The total number of registered voters at this booth are 642 - 335 males and 307 females - of which around 50 votes had been cast by 8.30 a.m.

Kashmiris defy separatists, brave cold weather to cast ballot

Jammu/Srinagar/New Delhi : Voters in Jammu and Kashmir defied a boycott call by separatist groups and braved inclement weather to cast their ballot in large numbers as 15 assembly constituencies voted in the first of the five-phase state polls.

Subramanian Swamy slammed for communal statement in Assam

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: Several students’ groups and political parties in Assam have slammed senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his communally sensitive statements during his visit to the state.

State BJP has dismissed it as Swamy’s personal remarks.

Bhopal gas victims urge MP govt to intervene in US courts’ Nov 28 deadline

By TCN News,

Bhopal: Drawing attention to the November 28 deadline, five organizations fighting for the rights of the survivors of Bhopal gas disaster have called upon the state and the central governments to urgently respond to the juridical issues concerning the on-going contamination of soil and groundwater.


Gujarat reinstates another suspended cop after securing bail in Prajapati encounter case

By staff reporter,

Mumbai: Continuing its controversial legacy of reinstating tainted cops after being released on bail, Gujarat government has now revoked the suspension of 2001 batch IPS officer Vipul Agarwal – an accused in alleged Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case – who has been granted bail by Bombay High Court in October and has reinstated him as Director General of Police office, Headquarters in Gandhi Nagar.


Shabaaz scores upset win in national ranking tennis

Pune : Unseeded Shabaaz Khan scored a shock straight sets win over Kunal Vazirani in the first round of the All-India Ranking Men’s Tennis Tournament at the Solaris Club here Monday.

Shabaaz was up against eighth seeded Kunal in an all-Maharashtra clash and he made most of the opportunity to score a deserving win. Shabaaz won 6-4, 7-5 to make it to the second round.

Jamia student commits suicide

New Delhi : An 18-year-old student of Jamia Millia Islamia, who was reportedly under depression, committed suicide by hanging himself at his home, a police officer said Monday.

The body of Bharat Nagpal was found hanging from a ceiling fan by her mother Monday morning at their east Delhi residence in Shakarpur area. Police said that no suicide note was found.

Nagpal, a second-year student of bachelor of computer application (BCA) was under depression for the past few days, a family member told the police.

All arrangements in place for first phase of Kashmir assembly polls

Jammu/Srinagar : On the eve of first phase of polling in 15 assembly constituencies of seven districts of Jammu and Kashmir, poll staff and security forces reached all the 1,787 polling stations in these constituencies Monday evening.

District election officers told IANS in Ganderbal, Bandipora, Leh, Kargil, Kishtwar, Ramban and Doda districts of the state Monday evening all polling stations have been fully secured by an adequate number of state police and paramilitary forces.