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Suspecting him as thief, junior docs slice off mentally unstable youth’s genital, leave him to die

By Zaidul Haque,,

Kolkata: A mentally unstable youth, undergoing treatment at Nilratan Sarkar Medical College here, died after junior doctors, suspecting him to be a thief, beat him black and blue and later allegedly sliced off parts of his genital at their hostel.


BJP, AIUDF two sides of the same coin: Asom Gana Parishad

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: After concluding the first phase of Jatiya Setona Jatra – a journey among rural people across Assam – the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leaders said the emergence of BJP and AIUDF will put Assam in danger because of religious polarization.

Power to vote game-changer in democracy: Mufti Sayeed

Srinagar : The power to vote is the real game-changer in a democratic set-up, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Thursday said in Ganderbal, near here.

Addressing a party meeting in Ganderbal assembly constituency in the state, Sayeed said: "People's power of vote is the game-changer in a democratic set-up."

"A new course for Jammu and Kashmir can only be decided by its people, using their voting right. Let me make it clear that the power to change the destiny of the state lies with the people and not elsewhere," he said.

‘Maulana Azad Forum for Creative Thought’ launched at MANUU

By TCN News,

Hyderabad: ‘Maulana Azad Forum for Creative Thought’ was launched at the Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) to encourage students and provide them with a platform for co-curricular developmental activities.


Next Jammu & Kashmir CM will be from BJP: Amit Shah

Jammu : BJP president Amit Shah Thursday said the next chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir will be from his party.

Addressing public meetings in Banihal and Ramban assembly constituencies in Jammu region, he said: "BJP's 44-plus election agenda for the state will be realised during the assembly polls. The next chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir will be from our party."

He criticised the over 60-year dynastic rule of the Congress, asserting that Jammu and Kashmir owed all its ills to this dynastic rule.

Burdwan blast: NIA gets custody of Myanmarese militant

Kolkata : A city court Thursday sent Myanmar national Khalid Mohammed and two Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) militants to eight days in the NIA's custody in connection with the Oct 2 Burdwan blast.

Khalid Mohammed alias Kaleed, belonging to the Rohingiya Solidarity Organisation and having links with Bangladesh-based terrorist groups, was arrested Monday from Hyderabad by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and brought to Kolkata earlier Thursday.


Bhopal gas victims wait for additional compensation

Bhopal : The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Thursday expressed the hope that the additional monetary compensation promised them by the chemicals and fertilizers ministry would be disbursed on time.

Five women survivors and their supporters began an indefinite hunger strike Nov 10 at Jantar Mantar in Delhi demanding an additional compensation of Rs.1 lakh for the victims and correcting the numbers of those killed and the extent of injuries in the curative petition filed in the Supreme Court by the central government.


India calls for action to stop terrorists exploiting the net

By Arul Louis,

United Nations : Citing the use of internet technologies during the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, India has called for changes to the management of the internet infrastructure to prevent terrorists from exploiting it.

India's UN Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji, speaking to the UN Security Council Wednesday during a marathon session on international cooperation to combat terrorism, drew attention “to the increasingly sophisticated use of technology and communications to commit ever more barbaric acts of terror”.

Kashmir assembly: Dice loaded in favour of Valley

By Vijay Kranti,

Probably the Jammu and Kashmir assembly in India is the only elected house in the world which keeps 24 of its seats vacant in the name of one of its erstwhile regions that is now disputed territory -- what is known as Pakistan-occupied Kashmir or PoK. That is why voters in the state elect only 87 representatives in a house of 111 legislators.

Anointment of Shahi Imam's son illegal, Delhi HC told

New Delhi : The central government and the Wakf Board Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the anointment ceremony of the son of Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam as the Naib Imam (deputy Imam) was "illegal" and has no legal sanctity.

A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw was told by the Delhi Wakf Board that it has not given any legal sanctity to the anointment of the Imam and will hold a meeting in this regard.