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Teesta And Javed – 13 Years Post Gujarat Riots, The Two People We Owe A Lot To Youth Ki Awaaz

February 28, 2015 By N. P. Ashley In one of those youthful, angst ridden days of social work, Javeed Alam referred Javed Anand’s name to me some time in November 2006, sitting in the cafeteria of the then CIEFL, Hyderabad. I hadn’t heard that name. I had requested a meeting with Javeed to give shape…

Hindu funds for Muslim weddings cement goodwill

TIMES NEWS NETWORK As many as 15 Muslim couples will get married at a mass marriage ceremony at Godhra on Friday , the anniversary of the Sabarmati Express carnage that left 59 dead. But what makes the event stand out is the fact that a majority of donors for the event are Hindus. The event…

Guj too may allow babus to join RSS

Gandhinagar:BJP-ruled Gujarat may follow Chhattisgarh in allowing government employees to join the RSS. A senior official of the state general administration department told TOI that the state government is considering delisting the RSS from its “negative list of organisations“ which government employees cannot join.

Hindus Learnt the Importance of Prayer Only after the Islamic Invasion

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Thursday that Hindus learnt the importance of prayer only after the Islamic invasion. The Sarsangchalak, speaking at a function to mark the death anniversary of Hindu Mahasabha founder VD Savarkar, quoted him when he said Hindus did not know the importance of worship until “Islam attacked us“.

VHP calls Kandhamal shutdown over ban on Togadia

Bhubaneswar, Feb 27, 2015 (IANS) The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) has called for a 12-hour shutdown in Odisha’s Kandhamal district Saturday to protest the ban on the entry of its top leader Pravin Togadia into the region, a leader said Friday. “We have called for a total shutdown in the district. However, the emergency services…

VHP leader Togadia prohibited from visiting Kandhamal in Odisha

By: Press Trust of India | Phulbani | February 27, 2015 1:37 pm The district administration has prohibited the entry of VHP leader Praveen Togadia to sensitive Kandhamal in Odisha on Saturday fearing trouble. Togadia was scheduled to address a public meeting at the district headquarters town of Phulbani here to mark the golden jubilee…

Dalit family thrown out, seeks action against accused

press trust of india Gadchiroli, 25 February A Dalit from Laxmipur village in Kurkheda taluka, Hiralal Shende, demanded stern action against the Purada police station officer for allegedly shielding the accused who threw away his belongings as well as compelled his family to leave his house and village, police sources said on Wednesday. After the…

20 christians detained by local police for distributing religious literature

By: Express News Service | Jaipur | February 26, 2015 1:39 am Twenty Christian priests and evangelists were beaten up and detained by the local police on Wednesday evening after they were found distributing religious literature on the streets of the state capital. The group from several parts of Andhra Pradesh was on a tour…

Make Bhagavad Gita part of school curriculum: Haryana govt

Written by Mukesh Bhardwaj | February 26, 2015 10:22 am The BJP government in Haryana has asked the School Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT) to suggest which shlokas from the Bhagavad Gita can be introduced in the school curriculum. The SCERT was approached after the Education Department analysed the issue. The SCERT’s recommendations…

Guj has at least 2.7 L malnourished kids

They were found malnourished on the basis of their weight to age ratio in 18 districts dna correspondent @dnaahmedabad Gandhinagar: The state government likes to blow its trumpet on development front as well as on social indicators. However, when it comes to children’s health, the situation is grim. The government has revealed that there are…

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