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Demolition drive: Sena MP abuses official, calls him ‘Aurangzeb’s progeny’

The four-time MP reportedly confronted the tehsildar and asked him why he was not demolishing Muslim structures. Khaire also allegedly pushed and abused the officer. By: Express News Service | Pune | Published:October 30, 2015 1:29 am Shiv Sena’s Aurangabad MP Chandrakant Khaire allegedly roughed up a tehsildar and called him the “progeny of Aurangzeb”…

53 historians also join protest as highly vitiated atmosphere prevails

A total of 53 historians including leading names like Romila Thapar, Irfan Habib, KN Pannikar and Mridula Mukherjee have in a joint statement raised their serious concerns over recent developments. Written by Shikha Sharma , Vandana Kalra | New Delhi | Published:October 30, 2015 3:59 am AFTER PROTESTS by writers, artists, scientists and filmmakers, over…

PITCH REPORT – ‘Darbhanga module’ stereotype still hurts Muslims here

Oct 30 2015 : The Times of India Darbhanga In a town defined by the 400-year-old mazhar of Makhdoom Baba, a Sufi shrine revered by Hindus and Muslims, there are fears that the elections are creating fresh communal polarisation.In a city where 25% are Muslim, residents say the beef ban and the Dadri kaand have…

If BJP loses Bihar by mistake, crackers will be burst in Pakistan: Amit Shah

Addressing a rally the party president Amit Shah said that if BJP loses in Bihar by mistake, then victory-defeat will be in Bihar but crackers will be burst in Pakistan. Patna With just two rounds of voting left in the five-phase Bihar assembly polls, BJP president Amit Shah said Thursday that if his party loses…

Dalit family accuses flat members of bias

Oct 30 2015 : Mirror (Ahmedabad) Roxy Gagdekar TWEETS @ROXYGAGDEKAR Amrutbhadra Maurya has filed an atrocity complaint against some members of Utsav Residency for beating and throwing him out of society Alleging atrocity by members of a society, a Buddhist family has vacated their house on New CG Road in Chandkheda and shifted to a…

Editor of Haryana govt. magazine praising beef-eating removed

PTI Chandigarh, October 30, 2015 The Editor of a Haryana government magazine, which carries an article mentioning positive effects of beef-eating, has been removed. The magazine “Shiksha Bharati” has included “beef” besides “veal” (meat of young cows) among four “enhancers” which “directly affect absorption of iron in human body.” The article details the importance of…

CBI files case against 11 in killing of Dalit kids

Friday, 30 October 2015 | PNS | New Delhi The CBI on Thursday took over probe into the October 20 killing of two Dalit toddlers in an arson attack in Sunped Village of Faridabad after registering a case against 11 accused and visited the crime scene to collect forensic evidence. The agency has taken over…

Sangeet Som charge-sheeted for disturbing peace in Dadri

Mohammad Ali Meerut, October 29, 2015 The Uttar Pradesh police filed a charge sheet on Wednesday in the case against controversial BJP leader Sangeet Som for allegedly violating prohibitory orders imposed in Bishahra village in Dadri in the aftermath of lynching of Akhlaq earlier this month. Mr. Som, MLA from Sardhana in Meerut, was booked…

Haryana DGP orders police to visit villages after Dalit deaths

Vikas Vasudeva New Delhi, October 29, 2015 As Haryana government came under fire following deaths of Dalits, including two young siblings in last few days, Haryana’s Director General of Police (DGP) Yash Pal Singal on Wednesday ordered all Deputy Superintendents of Police (who have been designated as nodal officer under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled…

Riots after barber refuses to close shop on Tuesdays

• 29 Oct 2015 • Hindustan Times (Mumbai) • Sudipto Mondal [email protected] BANGALORE: A riot broke out in the village of Nelliyadi, 70km from Mangalore, on Tuesday after a Muslim barber refused to shut shop as per Hindu customs. The violence injured dozens of people and destroyed property worth lakhs. Bajrang Dal leader Ravi Ballya,…

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