Indian Muslim

Ahead of arrival, US rights group gets court summons against Modi

By Arun Kumar,

Washington : A day before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landmark visit to the US, a human rights group has obtained summons against him for his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots as state chief minister.

New York based American Justice Centre (AJC) obtained the summons from the US Federal Court for the Southern District of New York in a suit filed with two survivors of what it called the "horrific and organized violence of Gujarat 2002."

Shiv Sena likens BJP to a crow

Mumbai : The Shiv Sena, in an edit in party mouthpiece 'Saamana' Friday called its former ally of 25 years Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a 'crow'.

In the edit, the Sena proclaimed itself as "the real protector of Maharasthra" through its army of Shiv Sainiks.

"The alliance based on common Hindutva ideology has sadly collapsed... We tried our level best till the last minute to save it in the interest of Maharashtra. Goddess Tulja Bhavani will now chart the path for the state... But in all this, if the state collapses, history will not forgive...," the edit warned.

The catastrophe finally arrived in Kashmir

By Abdul MajidZargar,

Kashmir has been devastated by raging floods. While the human toll is yet to be ascertained, the over-all loss to property, infrastructure & business is estimated to be one lakh crores of rupees. Our ruling class has lost no time in urging New-Delhi to declare the tragedy a national calamity, but their tribe andadministration cannot escape the blame of inviting this fury and in that respect it can legitimately be called a man-made calamity.Two MLAs are fast emerging as facilitators, if not architects, of the whole tragedy.

Assam CM seeks Rs 1,000 crore for flood from centre

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release Rs 1,000 crore as immediate relief to flood-hit Assam.

Madness of Development

By Jaspal Singh,

Much has happened in last few days that has possibilities for opening new path for humanity.More than 400 thousand people marched in New York City, to bring to the center stage,the danger posed to the planet by the devastation and destruction by the global capital in pursuit of maximum profits .People from all walks of life experts,scientists,social scientists and simply concerned folks gathered together to bring to the attention the necessity of finding a new path,a new mode of being,that is not destructive of humanity and society.

BSF restores flood-hit border posts, fencing in Jammu

Jammu: The six kilometre fencing and all 18 border posts damaged by floods on the international border in Jammu region have been repaired and restored, the Border Security Force (BSF) sources have told IANS.

It must be recalled that the flood waters of the Tawi river had damaged 10 BSF border posts and the Chenab river had damaged four border posts in Jammu district while four were damaged by flood waters of Basantar river in the Samba district.


Kashmir permits self-certification to avail tax waiver on flood relief

Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday issued an order permitting self-certification by NGOs/groups/individuals to avail tax exemption for relief material brought from outside for flood victims in the state.


Summons issued against Modi by a US Federal Court

Plea filed in Delhi HC for safety measures in zoos

New Delhi : A plea seeking directions to implement safety measures in zoological parks in the country to deal with in any untoward incidents and emergency situations was filed in the Delhi High Court Thursday.

The PIL came a days after a 20-year-old youth was mauled to death by a white tiger in Delhi zoo Tuesday. The victim, Maqsood from Anand Parbat in central Delhi apparently crossed the stand-off barrier and "jumped" into the enclosure.


IM wants to make India like Iraq, Syria: NIA

New Delhi : The Indian Mujahideen wanted to make India like war-torn Iraq and Syria by carrying out regular terrorist activities in the country, according to charge sheet filed against top suspected operatives by the NIA.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said top IM operative Mohammad Shafi Armar alias Shafi alias Atta Bhatkal, who is on run, has travelled to Afghanistan and Syria and worked with the Al Qaeda. He was in regular contact with top IM men like Riyaz, Iqbal and Yasin Bhatkal.