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ANOTHER BOMB HOAX – Six letters threaten blasts in temple towns, schools

Oct 02 2015 : The Times of India (Ahmedabad) Vadodara: TIMES NEWS NETWORK There is no respite for city police and bomb disposal squad. The Raopura police on Thursday received an envelope containing six letters threatening of blasts at temple towns of Ambaji, Shyamlaji and Shirdi, besides three citybased schools. The letters that carried the…

VHP again pushes for Ram temple

National Bureau NEW DELHI, October 2, 2015 Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) once again pushed for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya in the presence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday. “I would like to send a request to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, through…

90-year-old Dalit man axed, burnt alive for entering temple in Uttar Pradesh village

• By Mugdha Variyar Updated: October 2, 2015 13:02 IST A Dalit man who tried to enter a temple with his family in Uttar Pradesh’s Hamirpur district was axed and burnt alive on Wednesday. The man, said to be 90 years of age, was stopped at the entrance of the Maidani Baba temple by a…

Catholic church seeks ban on ‘Agnes of God’

NEW DELHI: Oct 1, 2015, DHNS Demands for ban seem to be increasing in India with the Catholic church now wanting the Centre to ban the play ‘Agnes of God’ across the country, saying it mocks their beliefs. The Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI) shot off a letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh and…

Cow medicine spat in Valley

Our Special Correspondent Srinagar, Sept. 30: Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani has accused the Jammu and Kashmir regime of distributing medicines made from cow urine in government hospitals in the Valley, the allegation coming amid simmering tension over the beef ban in the state. A statement issued by the Geelani-led Hurriyat claimed the People’s…

How Samadhan Sena kept the communal pot boiling

Written by Apurva | Dadri | Updated: October 1, 2015 6:23 am The death of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri’s Bisara village may have been shocking, but in villages within a 10-kilometre radius of the crime scene, it is hardly surprising. For four months now, a little-known organisation called the Samadhan Sena has kept the communal…

Dadri lynching: Nobody from Bisara helped us that day…How can we trust anyone now

For at least two generations, the village has been home to the family of Akhlaq, the 50-year-old agricultural labourer who was beaten to death over rumours of cow slaughter and beef consumption on Monday night. Written by Aditi Vatsa | Bisara | Updated: October 1, 2015 8:24 am It has been two days since her…

VHP rakes up demand for Ram temple construction in Ayodhya

National Bureau New Delhi, September 30, 2015 Muslims can be offered another site to build a mosque, perhaps across the Saryu river, says VHP. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday made a renewed pitch for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya and announced a seminar, to be…

Separatists smear walls, each other in Srinagar

Peerzada Ashiq Srinagar, October 1, 2015 With separatists racing against each other in writing on the walls, IS and Taliban graffiti are smudged A new wave of pro-separatism graffiti on the city walls is directed more inwards rather than at the state as a subtle turf war plays out among the separatists. In a departure…

‘Won’t ban Sanstha on demand’

Finance minister says action would be taken as per constitutional provisions, not based on public perception dna correspondent @dna Stating that government would not ban Sanatan Sanstha or any other organization just because there is a demand for the same, state finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Wednesday said if the organization in question is found…

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