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Intense campaign on to free Waqf properties from mafia: Naqvi

New Delhi : The government has initiated an "intense campaign" to free Waqf properties grabbed by "Waqf mafia" in several states, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.

"A campaign on a war footing has been started to free the Waqf properties from the clutches of mafia across the country so that these properties can be used for the welfare of the Muslim community and ensure their socio-economic and educational empowerment," he said.

Journalist injured in stone pelting in Kashmir

Srinagar : A Kashmiri journalist was injured when a group of protesters hurled stones on the cars of media persons travelling back to Srinagar from Uri on Tuesday afternoon.

Anees Zargar, a Kashmir-based journalist who works with Zee media, got a fracture in his arm.

"Some boys threw stones on the car in which I was travelling with few other journalists who had come from New Delhi to cover the Uri attack. I got injured when a stone hit my arm, while I saved my head," Anees told IANS.

Under Modi, record rise in unspent funds for Dalits/tribals

By Nikhil M. Babu

In the run-up to the 2014 general elections, then prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while addressing a gathering of Dalits and backward classes in Kerala, had described himself as a victim of untouchability. "The next 10 years are going to be yours," he had said, to loud cheers.

NIA takes over Uri terror attack case

Srinagar : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday took over the probe into the terror attack on the Uri army camp in Jammu and Kashmir that left 18 soldiers dead, official sources said.

Informed sources said a six-member NIA team, led by a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) rank officer, has started its probe after filing a First Information Report (FIR) in the terror attack case.

The NIA team reached Uri from Srinagar.

Compensate the family of youth killed by cow vigilantes in Gujarat and immediately arrest culprits: SDPI

By TCN News,

Vatva, Ahmedabad: A delegation of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) led by its National Vice President visited Vatva, Ahmedabad and met the family of Mohammed Ayyub who died on Friday due to the beatings from cow vigilantes.

Uri attack draws condemnation from around the world

New Delhi : The terror attack on an Indian army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri base which killed 18 soldiers, has drawn condemnation from around the world, including Russia and the UN.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed hope that the perpetrators of the Uri attack will be brought to justice and all stakeholders in the region will meet their responsibilities to maintain peace and stability.

Elderly parents of three Uri martyrs from Bihar proud of their sons

Patna : The elderly parents of three soldiers from Bihar, who were among the 18 troops killed in a terror attack in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, are sad at the sudden upheaval in their lives but proud of their sons' supreme sacrifices.

"I am proud of my martyred son (Havildar Ashok Kumar Singh) despite my personal loss," Jagnarayan Singh of Raktu village in Bihar's Bhojpur district said. His wife Rajmuna Devi echoed his views.

SC pulls up AMU for continuing with former soldier as VC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for continuing with Lt. Gen. Zameeruddin Shah (retd.) as Vice Chancellor in violation of UGC regulations that mandates only academician of stature to be the head of a university.

"If the whole country is following UGC regulations, then why not AMU if it is a central university. Tomorrow you will bring in some police officer and appoint him as Vice Chancellor", said the bench of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar.

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Pastor attacked in Navi Mumbai for distributing religious pamphlets

By Staff Reporter,

Navi Mumbai: In an apparent case of religious intolerance, three Christians including a pastor were attacked by a group for distributing religious pamphlets calling people to church for a Sunday prayer.

On Friday, Pastor Prashant Bhatnagar, Sachin Shenge and his wife Manisha were distributing pamphlets in Talajo phase one when men belonging to ‘Shri Ram Pratishthan’ group objected to their distribution of printed pamphlets and attacked them.