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Naqvi urges youths to unite against terrorism

New Delhi : Exhorting youths to unite against terrorism, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that "bankrupt shops of terrorism" are to be destroyed to stop "evil business of bloodshed" across the world.

"The youths should always remain alert against such evil forces who are the biggest enemies of religion, humanity and the entire world. These forces have nothing to do with any religion," the minister said while addressing a conference of minority youths here.

27 अगस्त को पटना में दलित उत्पीड़न के विरूद्ध राज्य स्तरीय कन्वेंशन

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पटना : देश में दलितों पर हो रहे अत्याचारों और उनके उत्पीड़न का सिलसिला एक बढ़ोतरी की ओर है. गुजरात के ऊना से लेकर बिहार के पारू तक की घटनाएं इसकी बानगी पेश करती हैं.

Levels of raging rivers stabilise in UP but situation still grim

Lucknow/Allahabad/Varanasi : The flood situation in many parts of Uttar Pradesh continues to be grim, but rain stopping at many places has brought hope for authorities and people, while the raging Ganga and Yamuna have stopped their advance into Varanasi and Allahabad in the past 24 hours, officials said.

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Hell hath no fury like Mehbooba questioned

Sarwar Kashani and Sheikh Qayoom

New Delhi/Srinagar : When Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was asked to justify the Kashmir killings in the ongoing bloody unrest, she angrily walked out of the press conference she jointly addressed with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday.

Faced with tough questions, the Chief Minister also lashed out at the people of south Kashmir -- the bastion of her Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) -- saying it was she who saved them from the security forces fighting militancy in the valley.

Levels of raging rivers stabilise in UP but situation still grim

Lucknow/Allahabad/Varanasi : The flood situation in many parts of Uttar Pradesh continues to be grim, but rain stopping at many places has brought hope for authorities and people, while the raging Ganga and Yamuna have stopped their advance into Varanasi and Allahabad in the past 24 hours, officials said.

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Rahul says stands by words on RSS; BJP hits back

New Delhi : A day after telling the Supreme Court he had not blamed the RSS as an organisation for Mahatma Gandhi's assassination but only people linked to it, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said he stands by his comments and will never stop fighting the "hateful and divisive agenda" of the RSS.

However, the Bharatiya Janata Party strongly reacted to Gandhi's stand in the Supreme Court as also his tweet on the issue. It asked if Rahul Gandhi can be blamed for the crimes committed by Congressmen.

Flood situation remains grim in Bihar, eases in MP

Patna/Bhopal : The flood situation in Bihar remained grim on Thursday, though the river Ganga and its tributaries started showing sign of receding but hundreds of thousands of affected people have been still strggling for survival, officials said. The situation, however, was easing in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh.

More than three million people have been hit by the floods in Bihar. including thousands who have been displaced across the worst-hit 12 districts, the officials said.

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Many Indias in one exhibition

New Delhi : Different genres that represent harmony within the diverse culture of India will all come together in an upcoming art exhibition that will showcase tribal forms like Gond, Kalamkari and Madhubani.

Organised by Must Art Gallery and AK Gallerie, the week-long "Many Indias" art show will run at Visual Art Gallery from August 26 to August 31.

"Indigenous tribal artists from all over India will showcase the language of 12 different genres of folk and tribal art of the land," said curator Alka Pande.

Muslims protest against Surya Namaskar order in all BMC schools

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The decision of the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation to make Surya Namaskar compulsory in the over 1,200 schools run by the civic body has come under criticism from Muslims.

Muslims for Secular Democracy (MSD), a Mumbai based association which includes civil rights activist Javed Anand and political activist Feroze Mithiborwala, strongly protested against the decision.

Should Rahul be blamed for all Congressmen's crimes, asks BJP

New Delhi : Countering Rahul Gandhi's stand on Nathuram Godse killing Mahatma Gandhi, the BJP on Thursday asked the Congress Vice-President if he can be blamed for the crimes committed by Congressmen.

Citing the murder cases of Bhanwari Devi in Rajasthan and Naina Sahani in Delhi in which Congress leaders were involved, Bharatiya Janata Party spokesman Srikant Sharma said going by Rahul's logic, he can be blamed for the above-mentioned crimes.

"What Rahul Gandhi would like to be called? A murderer," Sharma said talking to IANS.

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