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Muslim residents allege bias in private schools

It is this growing disparity of the community that political parties like the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen are eyeing. Residents of Muslim localities in Bandra East have alleged that schools in the area are discriminating against their children by denying them admission in the current academic year. Locals from areas such as Bharat Nagar, Nagpada,…

Catholic shrine at Tangasseri attacked Ignatius Pereira

KOLLAM, June 23, 2015 One of the posters pasted inside the shrine said the Bishop Jerome Nagar commercial complex will be attacked with bombs. The roadside Pieta shrine attached to the Holy Cross parish church in the Anglo Indian enclave of Tangasseri in Kollam was found to be desecrated by vandals early Tuesday morning. One…

Youth found dead in Haryana village

22:34 HRS IST Rewari (Har), Jun 20 (PTI) A Dalit youth was found dead near Bhoorthala village here, police said today. The victim has been identified as Sandeep, they said. In a complaint, his father Mangat Ram alleged that Sandeep was murdered by the employees of a cowshed located at Kosli, who later dumped the…

Dalit youth killed in police custody in Jammu

Tarsem Lal was killed by the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Indian police. National Panthers Party Chief Patron, Professor Bhim Singh while denounced the killing in a statement demanded registration of FIR against police under section 302. He said that the Dalit youth was killed right in front of Damana Police Station. The NPP chief…

Tension in Kheda: Hindu woman, Muslim paramour ‘elope’, Patels threaten stir

Fresh row days after VHP bandh in Nadiad against Hindu girl allegedly eloping with Muslim ‘bootlegger’. By: Express News Service | Vadodara | Published on:June 22, 2015 12:48 am A week after Nadiad town witnessed a bandh called by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) over the alleged “love jihad” after a Muslim bootlegger eloped with…

Tribes denied right to collect forest produce

Forest dept. has not renewed licence of tribal coop. societies : The Forest Department’s refusal to renew the annual licence of 27 cooperative societies under the Kerala State Development Corporation for SC/ST Communities (KSDCSSC) to collect minor forest produce (MFP) has put to difficulty a large number of tribal beneficiaries in areas such as Attappady,…

One killed, 12 injured in clash between Dalits, Rajputs

Press Trust of India | Ballia (UP) June 21, 2015 A 48-year-old Dalit man was killed and 12 others were injured in a clash between Rajputs and Dalits in Ubhaon area in the district, police said today. “Shyam Narain was killed when the two groups clashed over supremacy in Pallia village last night,” Additional Superintendent…

MP journalist burnt to death by mining mafia, three arrested

Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Updated: June 22, 2015 9:40 am A charred body, found near the railway tracks close to the station at Sindhi in Wardha district of Maharashtra has been identified as that of a former journalist who had been abducted from Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Sunday.…

The BJP corporator was booked on charges of promoting enmity between two communities.

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Updated: June 20, 2015 1:11 am A Muslim woman who bought a house in a Hindu-dominated locality in Moradabad was allegedly stopped from taking possession of the property with a BJP corporator asking why she wanted to stay there when her “culture is different”. The BJP corporator, Vidhya…

Ramzan in Atali in Ballabhgarh: Jats get mosque fans removed

Two portable fans for prayers in torched mosque violates court stay, claim Jats. Written by Aniruddha Ghosal | New Delhi | Updated: June 20, 2015 8:34 am Installing two portable fans at a burnt down mosque so people won’t have to offer prayers in the heat led to tension in riot-hit Atali village in Ballabhgarh…

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