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Modi should give Jinnah House to Jinnah's daughter: Swamy

New Delhi : BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday suggested that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should hand over Jinnah House in Mumbai to the only daughter of founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

"Now I suggest PM hand over the Jinnah House in Mumbai to Jinnah's only daughter Dina Wadia who refused to go to settle in Pakistan," Swamy tweeted.

Swamy's tweet came after India carried out surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads across the LoC in Pakistan and inflicted heavy casualties.

Minorities' empowerment our 'Raj Dharma', says Naqvi

Mewat (Haryana) : The empowerment of minorities, poor and the weaker sections was the "Raj Dharma" (duty) of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Thursday.

Addressing the "Progress Panchayat" at Bichor village in the Muslim-dominated Mewat district of Haryana -- considered one of the most backward regions in the state, Naqvi said our battle against poverty would benefit minorities, especially Muslims, the most as 75 per cent Muslims were living below poverty line.


Aimed at Muslim outreach, 'Progress Panchayats' begin from Haryana

Chandigarh : With an aim to reach out to the Muslim community, the central government on Thursday launched 'Progress Panchayats' from the Muslim-dominated Mewat district of Haryana.

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, speaking at the event, announced the setting up of 'Sadbhavna Mandap' (Harmony community) in all blocks of Mewat district, where programmes on communal harmony, skill development, education and sports would be organised.


मोदी की रैली के बाद कोझिकोड बीच पर फैला कूड़ा दिखाने वाले को जान से मारने की धमकी

शफीक़ हुदावी,

कोझिकोड: मल्लपुरम के रहने वाले एक छात्र को भाजपा के समर्थकों और कार्यकर्ताओं की ओर से जान से मारने की धमकियां मिलनी शुरू हुई है. यह धमकी उस छात्र को तब मिलनी शुरू हुई, जब उसने भाजपा की रैली के बाद कोझिकोड के समुद्री तट पर फैले कूड़े का एक वीडियो सोशल मीडिया पर लगा दिया था.

Prisoners, Maoists, students to write Gandhi Peace Exams on October 2

Mumbai : Around 450 jail inmates of Maharashtra and 90 surrendered Maoists in Chhattisgarh will join around 1.70 lakh students to write the annual Gandhi Peace Exam to mark the 147th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, an official said here on Thursday.

The exams shall be conducted across the state by Mumbai Sarvodaya Mandal (MSM) to give the jail inmates and Maoists an opportunity to feel a sense of remorse by inculcating moral values, peace, truth and non-violence propounded by Mahatma Gandhi.

Jamia Millia students win 3 Gold medals at World University Shooting Championship

By TCN News

New Delhi: Bringing laurels to Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), two of its students won three Gold Medals in Air Pistol and Air Rifle events in the recently held World University Shooting Championship-2016 in Bydgoszcs in Poland.

Mewat attack was done by Gau Rakshaks, confirms Minorities Commission

By Staff Reporter

BJP workers issue death threats to student who shot video of garbage on Kozhikode beach after Modi rally

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

Kozhikode: A student from Malappuram has received death threats from BJP supporters after he posted a video showing the garbage that had accumulated at Kozhikode beach after the public rally of BJP national council came to an end.

Now, students in Kashmir being made to sit in exams they couldn't study for

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Srinagar: With the Kashmir Valley continuing to remain in a lock-down since July, the PDP-BJP led state government is now coming up with innovative methods of showing and imposing normalcy in the violence-ridden state.

Zulfiqar – An attempt to negatively stereotype Muslims

By staff reporter

Kolkata: Otherization of Muslims in movies is nothing new but a recent Bengali movie went over the top in its negative portrayel of Muslims. Zulfiqar directed by Srjit Mukherji is an adaptation of two plays of William Shakespeare- Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra. Former Assistant Editor and now an Assistant Professor at Aliah University Mohammad Reyaz wrote a critique of this stereotyping of Muslims which led to the director Srijit Mukherji responding with a note on facebook.