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Prasad releases stamp on Avaidyanath, says Ram temple will be constructed

Prasad said that he had been a lawyer in the Ram Janmabhoomi case and he was sure of victory in Supreme Court also after the Allahabad High Court judgment. By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published:October 2, 2015 2:44 am The Centre Thursday released a commemorative postal stamp on leader of Ram Janmabhoomi movement…

14 absolved of SIMI links: Verdict exposes shoddy probe by Khandwa police

Written by Milind Ghatwai | Bhopal | Published:October 2, 2015 2:47 am As a Khandwa court absolved 14 people, including a Sikh and a Christian, of the charge of working for the banned Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), it found the investigators depending on a translator who admitted not knowing enough Urdu and the…

Does it matter now if someone was an Aryan: Romila Thapar

Historian Romila Thapar said that in the current context, attempts were being made to follow two directives — the rewriting of history and the “cleansing” of institutions with “cultural pollution”. Written by Aranya Shankar | New Delhi | Published:October 2, 2015 3:10 am In the backdrop of the shocking murder of Kannada scholar and rationalist…

Dadri lynching: Three days before attack, my son was called a Pakistani, says mother

Written by Aditi Vatsa | Bisara | Updated: October 2, 2015 10:45 am Last Friday, Mohammed Akhlaq’s family had arranged a Bakr Eid feast for neighbours and close relatives. That evening, Ahklaq’s 22-year-old son Mohammed Danish told his mother that a group of boys in their village, barely an hour’s drive from Delhi, had called…

Rijiju fires warning at `anti-govt’ NGOs

Oct 02 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) New Delhi AGENCIES Tells Them To Drop Agenda Or Face Action Junior home minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday accused Greenpeace of inciting protests against industrial projects and warned global activists and aid outfits not to work against the government. Rijiju’s warning follows a crackdown by the…

Dadri temple priest detained; Centre seeks report from U.P.

NEW DELHI, October 2, 2015 The Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the lynching of a man at Dadri in Greater Noida over rumours that he had consumed beef. The Centre has also sent an advisory to the State to keep a check on incidents of communal violence.…

UNEASY CALM IN BISADA VILLAGE OF GAUTAMBUDH NAGAR DISTRICT – Many Muslims Contemplating Leaving Area; Such Things Happen: BJP Leader

Oct 02 2015 : The Economic Times (Mumbai) ManMohan Rai Lucknow: An uneasy calm prevailed in Bisada village of Gautam Budh Nagar district on Thursday , three days after a resident Mohammed Ikhlaq was killed and his son grievously injured on the suspicion of cow slaughter, and the possibility of similar communal friction elsewhere in…

Some Contract Diarrhoea if They Don’t Abuse Hindus’

Amid mounting criticism of right-wing outfits over the lynching incident, VHP said it has become “fashion“ for “some people“ to abuse Hindus or else they contract “diarrhoea“. “Several people have levelled allegations against Hindus and those working for awakening of Hindus. My view is clear, some people contract diarrhoea if they don’t abuse Hindus,“ VHP…

OUTRAGEOUS COMMENTS BY BJP MINISTERS & RIGHT-WING GROUPS KEEP POT BOILING IN UTTAR PRADESH AFTER LYNCHING OF A MAN OVER MEAT

Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, minister of state for agriculture and Muzaffarnagar MP , has said the murder of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri allegedly for consuming beef is “wrong“ but alleged the ruling Samajwadi Party is encouraging cow slaughter to appease a “particular community“, causing tension between communities. “The murder (of Akhlaq) is wrong. But I would…

Honour killing ‘ glare on parents

RAKHEE ROYTALUKDAR Jaipur, Oct. 1: A young engineering graduate from Alwar claims his wife’s family murdered her because the couple were from different castes and had married against their parents’ wishes. Devasheesh Meena, 22, alleges that police are turning a blind eye because of the politically explosive nature of the Meena- Gujjar rivalry in Rajasthan.…

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