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Odisha CM appreciates Mamata Banerjee's support to Haj pilgrims

ArrayBhubaneswar : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday appreciated the support provided by his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee to Haj pilgrims from Odisha at the embarkation point in Kolkata.

"I will like to place on record my deep gratitude for all the outstanding arrangements for our Haj pilgrims which have been personally supervised by you. I specially appreciate the sincere efforts undertaken by Haji Shaikh Nurul Islam, the Chairman of the West Bengal State Haj Committee, and his entire team, in this regard," said the Chief Minister in a letter to Banerjee.

India to raise issue of terrorism at NAM: Ansari

New Delhi : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Friday said India will raise the issue of terrorism during the upcoming NAM Summit, being held in Venezuela, as peace is required for development.

"Our objective is development and for that we need peace, both at the domestic and international level. These things are being interrupted by terrorism and therefore has to be addressed," he told media onboard his Special Aircraft while enroute to Venezuela.

Why BAPSA's support to Muslim Right is problematic: Part One

This is a first in a three-part series on how Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students Organisation (BAPSA) has, while effectively countering Savarna politics espoused by the Hindu Savarnas, accepted support and help from Students Islamic Organisation (SIO), the student organisation of Jamaat-e-Islami, an organisation that can be termed casteist, patriarchal and sectarian. Khalid Anis Ansari, Assistant Professor (Sociology) in Glocal Law School, Glocal University (India), explains why this must be questioned too.

Four killed in communal violence in UP

Lucknow : Four persons were shot dead on Friday in Bijnore in Uttar Pradesh in communal clashes after some boys allegedly teased a group of school girls, police said.

Some people opened fire during the violence, leaving four persons from the minority community dead and at least five others injured, the police said.

The injured were rushed to nearby medical facilities, a Home Department official told IANS.

The deceased were identified as Ehsaan, Sartaaz, Anees and Rizwan. The injured were identified as Furkan, Ansar, Saleem, Aladdin, Shahnawaz and Sarfaraz.

Shahabuddin a social worker, not a criminal, says RJD MP

Patna : A Rashtriya Janata Dal MP from Bihar on Friday came out in open support of his former fellow parliamentarian Mohammad Shahabuddin here, terming him a social worker and not a criminal.

Shailesh Kumar, alias Bulo Mandal, the youth RJD president, termed the local Siwan 'bahubali' (strongman) Shahabuddin as a 'samaj sevi' (social worker) and not 'apradhi' (criminal).

Shahabuddin, former Siwan MP, was recently released on bail after 11 years in jail by the Patna High Court.

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Stars of North East extend support to Ashram for senior citizens in Nalbari

By Nurul Islam Laskar for

Nalbari: A team representing the ‘Stars of North East’ (SNE) visited the Santi Niwas Anath Ashram in Nalbari on Wednesday with a view to exploring avenues for extending ongoing and sustained support to the destitute home which has been in the news for sheltering old and helpless parents abandoned by their offsprings in different parts of Assam.

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Alliance on the rocks, Kashmir may be heading for Governor's Rule

By Sanjeev Srivastava

With the Peoples Democratic Party's Srinagar MP Tariq Hameed Karra quitting the party as well as his Lok Sabha seat, the countdown may well have begun for the PDP-BJP alliance in Jammu and Kashmir.

The coming together of the PDP-BJP in February last year was like an inter-community, inter-caste and inter-religious marriage which was not exactly fawned upon by the elders and hardliners on either side, but compulsions of realpolitik and an element of romantic optimism solemnised a union of opposites amidst much hype and fanfare.