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A Portrait of the Indian as a Young Dalit Girl: Part 3 – Meeting Janvi

(Editor’s note: This was first published on as a single piece. We are reproducing the long form report in parts for readers.)

Charge sheet filed against four Bhatkal aides in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Karnataka Police on Tuesday filed a charge sheet against four people for their alleged link with terror outfit Indian Mujahideen and involvement in blasts across the country from 2010 to 2014 in collusion with terror suspects Bhatkal brothers.

The four -- Syed Ismail Afaaque (36), Syed Suboor (24), Saddam Hussain (29) and Riyaz Ahmed Sayeedi (32) -- were arrested on January 8 in Bengaluru.

Ramadan 1436: Star-struck


By Raj Lalwani,

Rahman has come to this city only recently, having left his hometown, Muzaffarnagar, after the riots that took place in 2013. On the first day that he reached Bombay, he stood outside Jalsa, Amitabh Bachchan's bungalow, along with several other starstruck fans, waiting for the legend to make his customary Sunday appearance.


The ‘indoctrinated’ madrassa graduates

Introduction and compilation by M Reyaz,,

The controversy over listing as non-schools the madrassas in Maharashtra has once again fuelled the debate over madrassas, which in past have been variedly dubbed as ‘den of terrorism’, ‘custodian of backwardness’ etc. The Arabic word ‘madrassa’ simply means an ‘institution of learning’ and may imply both a high school as well as a University.

Mujahid Students Movement (MSM) exhorts to resist political empowerment of fascist forces

By Staff Reporter,

Kozhikode: The Mujahid Students Movement (MSM) has called for the united efforts of the secular forces to resist the political empowerment of the fascist forces.

The representative meet of MSM, held here at C V Tower on Tuesday, opined that the results of the recent Aruvikkara by poll, in which BJP won around 38,000 votes, was the indication towards the political empowerment of the political fascism. The secular forces should take serious approach towards this trend, the meet urged.


Profiling ordinary Kashmiris during Ramadan


Srinagar: Azaan Shah is a freelance photojournalist from the city. He loves to capture daily life in the trouble torn Kashmir. Here are some islands of peace in the Kashmir Valley, pictures clicked during Ramadan.

All pics by Azaan Shah

IUML’s E Ahamad lambasts India’s decision to abstain on Israel vote

“Any departure from the traditional policy of India towards Arab world, especially in respect of Palestine, will result in nothing but strong opposition and deep sentiments from the people of India.”

By TCN News,

Thousands attend the lecture of Dr Zakir Naik at the closing night of Dubai Ramadan Forum 2015

By Mohammed Hidayathullah

Dubai: The 14th Dubai Ramadan Forum, organized by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) in Dubai under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, concluded on Sunday, July 6 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

Thousands of Muslims and non-Muslims thronged the DWTC Sunday night in order to attend the final lecture of Dubai Ramadan Forum 2015 by renowned Indian Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik.

Cash-for-vote scam: TDP MLA produced in court

Hyderabad: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana on Tuesday produced Telugu Desam party (TDP) legislator Sandra Venkata Veeraiah in a city court in the cash-for-vote case and sought his judicial custody.

The ACB informed the court that the TDP legislator has been included as the fifth accused in the case as there is a strong evidence of his involvement.

In a memo filed in the court, the ACB told the court that the MLA spoke to other accused over phone on many occasions. It sought his judicial custody for 14 days.

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