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Couple killing in 1993 riots: HC upholds life sentence for 4

Oct 31 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Shibu Thomas Mumbai: Twenty-two years after the death by stabbing of a Chembur couple in the 1993 riots that followed the Babri Masjid demolition, the Bombay high court upheld the life sentence given to four people for the crime. A division bench of Justice Vijaya Kapse-Tahilramani…

Holy book desecration: Protest by Sikh preachers reaches Chandigarh border

March towards CM’s house started from Fatehgarh Sahib, stopped at Mohali Written by Divya Goyal 2 | Fatehgarh Sahib | Published:October 31, 2015 2:10 am A stand-off took place on Friday on the outskirts of Chandigarh as the UT Police prevented Sikh preachers, protesting the police firing that killed two people and the incidents of…

Clashes between mobs and police near Jamia Masjid in Srinagar

Oct 30, 2015 | • PTI| • Srinagar A group of youth offered funeral prayers in absentia at Nowhatta for LeT’s top commander… Srinagar: Areas around the historic Jamia Masjid here on Friday saw clashes between stone-pelting mobs and police with even flags of Pakistan and terror groups like ISIS and LeT being displayed by…

Beef documentary to be screened independently, first show at JNU

Written by Dipti Nagpaul | Mumbai | Published:October 31, 2015 2:01 am A day after the government denied permission to screen a documentary on beef at the 12th Jeevika Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival 2015 in New Delhi, the makers of the documentary have said they would hold independent screenings of Caste on the Menu Card…

HC rejects selection of counsel who argued Best Bakery case

The petitioners had said that the government should not have appointed Raghuvir Pandya to the post of DGP for his controversial role in conducting the trial of 2002 Best Bakery riots case in Vadodara court as a public prosecutor. Written by Satish Jha | Ahmedabad | Updated: October 31, 2015 2:18 am The Gujarat High…

Sangh science festival at IIT

Our Special Correspondent New Delhi, Oct. 30: The Centre has directed IIT Delhi to host a five-day science festival that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-linked body Vijnana Bharati will organise from December 4. The science and technology department has asked the IIT to provide the venue and other help for the India International Science Festival, likely…

Naked’ RSS outburst and promotion’

‘Nanga naach’ tag on protest Our Special Correspondent New Delhi, Oct. 30: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh today compared to a “naked dance” the protest by writers, historians and filmmakers who have returned their awards to condemn the growing intolerance in the country. Government and BJP leaders have so far attacked the protest as a “manufactured…

Cops in UP detain, question 15-year-old for cow slaughter

Oct 31 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Bijnor TNN A 15-year-old boy , allegedly involved in cow slaughter, was on Friday was detained following a raid at Jamiruddin Hathai village in Haldaur area here. Three other accused have managed to flee, the police said. The minor was allowed to go home after questioning…

`Only one Pandit family returned to Valley in 25 years’

Oct 31 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) AmitAnand Choudhary New Delhi An estimated 4.5 lakh Kashmiri Pandits migrated from the Valley after militancy reared its ugly head in the state in the late 1980s. Various schemes were framed to bring them back to the Valley , including the Prime Minister Rehabilitation Plan of…

Temple preserver to return award SujayKhanra

Oct 30 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Midnapore:A Muslim school clerk who has been involved in conservation of 30 ancient temples, and was honoured for his efforts, on Thursday decided to return the honour bestowed on him, in protest against rising intolerance in India. Yasin Pathan was honoured with the Kabir Award in…

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