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Tension in Nagaur after cow slaughter rumours, 30 held

Officials said that pictures of cow carcasses were circulated in the area via WhatsApp and Facebook, with an aim to incite tension. Written by Mahim Pratap Singh | Jaipur | Published on:May 31, 2015 1:06 am More than 30 persons were detained and police force was deployed in a village in Nagaur following rumours that…

Hyderabad a terror centre: Sakshi

Rahul Devulapalli HYDERABAD, May 31, 2015 The MP called secularism a sickness, and said he would push for Bhagavad Gita in schools. The fact is the Gita is more about nationalistic spirit. Sakshi Maharaj, BJP MP from Unnao, described Hyderabad as a terror centre sheltering many “traitors” and asked why there should be a row…

Juhapura relief houses no more liveable: 2002 Godhra riot victims

Muslim families, which were provided relief houses by Islamic Relief Committee after the riots, complain that their homes are falling apart As many as 25 Muslim families which were rendered homeless in the 2002 Godhra riots that had ended up claiming the lives of 790 people from their community, were rehabilitated by Islamic Relief Committee…

ABVP demands Hindi, Sanskrit be made compulsory

Kanchan Srivastava @kanchanDNA Smriti Irani, minister for human resources and development has her work cut out for her in order to finalise the new education policy, which her ministry has been drafting for over a year now with nation-wide inputs. Several right-wing organisations have been working on generating a list of suggestions about the new…

Rajnath Singh endorses RSS’ ethos, says Ram temple ‘important’

May 30, 2015 | Age Correspondent| New Delhi Backing “RSS ideology” and declaring that the “Ram temple” issue remained important for the Narendra Modi government, home minister Rajnath Singh broke his silence Friday on concerted attacks by the Congress and other Opposition critics who claimed that the RSS was meddling in the education system and…

Ballabhgarh Communal Tension: Homes torched, 150 Muslims seek shelter at a Haryana police station

The violence in Atali began Monday evening, the flashpoint of a five-year dispute over the construction of a mosque. It’s almost midnight but sleep doesn’t come easy to 150 Muslims at the Ballabhgarh City police station. Their homes burnt, their neighbours now foes, they have nowhere to go. The police station is the only shelter…

IIT-Madras bans a students’ body that criticised Narendra Modi, his policies and saffronization

APSC was created as an independent student body in April 2014 by a group of students to promote Ambedkar–Periyar thoughts and to initiate debates on socio-economic-political issues and culture within academic fraternity. Written by Arun Janardhanan | Chennai | Updated: May 29, 2015 12:37 pm The Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC), a student association in…

Hiran River: Kids swimming to school this monsoon too

The Vadodara R&B department had floated the tender for the elevated 215 metre river bridge in April-end, placing a deadline of May 25 for the bids. Written by Aditi Raja | Vadodara | Published on:May 29, 2015 4:22 am Like each year, about 125 students from 16 villages of Sankheda taluka in Chhota Udepur district…

17-yr-old beaten to death at remand home in Matunga

MUMBAI: A 17-year-old boy, who was allegedly assaulted by fellow inmates at a children’s remand home in Matunga more than 10 days ago, succumbed to his injuries at Nair hospital on Thursday. The Shivaji Park police registered a case of murder and rioting against 12 inmates of the children’s home. The boy, Amir Ahmed, a…

Hindu woman wants to marry Muslim, sent to Nari Niketan

The court said there was nothing in the police report to justify apprehension of a law and order situation, although people from two religions were involved. Written by Prashant Pandey | Allahabad | Published on:May 28, 2015 12:17 am The Allahabad High Court has ordered the immediate release of a woman from the Nari Niketan…

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