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RSS to push for renaming roads named after Mughals

Special Correspondent NEW DELHI, September 1, 2015 Efforts are afoot from within the Sangh Parivar to push for amending the 1975-vintage guideline barring such rechristening. Now that the decision to rename the Capital’s Aurangzeb Road after the former President, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, has been red-flagged for violating a central law, efforts are afoot…

Yogi Adityanath warns of demographic ‘imbalance’, cites Census data

Aug 31, 2015 | PTI|Muzaffarnagar (UP): He appealed to ‘Hindu parents to teach their daughters about its dangers’ Muzaffarnagar (UP): BJP MP Yogi Adityanath, who often stokes controversy with his remarks, has said that “high” fertility rate among Muslims could lead to demographic imbalance and cited the recently released Census data. “The comparatively high fertility…

Muslim students of school refuse to wear Saraswati logo on uniform

Aug 27 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Muslim Students of Rashtriya Shiksha Sadan Inter College at Jhinjhana town of Shamli district refused to affix the college logo on their uniform as it has a picture of goddess of learning, Saraswati. Interestingly, the logo has been used by the school since 1948 when the…

No more conversion by 2020: affiliate sets target

The meeting saw a PowerPoint presentation that compared the growth rates of Muslims and Christians with that of Hindus. New Delhi Published:Aug 17, 2015, 4:00 Dharm Jagran Samanway Samtiti, an RSS affiliate, has resolved to stop conversion by 2020 and continue ghar wapsi (reconversion) so that the Hindu population increases by the next census in…

Ram Janmabhoomi movement: Shiv Sena to felicitate families of deceased karsevaks

Shiv Sena’s UP in-charge, said on Thursday that the families will be honoured in ‘Rambhakt Sammelans’ that the party will organise from next month. Written by Lalmani Verma | Lucknow | Published:August 14, 2015 1:18 am To push its Ram temple agenda, BJP ally Shiv Sena has decided to felicitate the families of karsevaks, who…

Gujarat withdraws books with ‘anti-Hindu’ Ambedkar remarks

The book was distributed in schools as part of Dr Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary celebrations. Written by Kumar Anand , Parimal Dabhi | Vadodara/ahmedabad | Updated: August 12, 2015 9:03 am The Gujarat government has withdrawn a book on Dr B R Ambedkar that was distributed to students of Class VI-VIII in government primary schools…

Jantar Mantar conversion: Dalit families will reconvert, claim VHP, Bajrang Dal

The 100 Dalit families have been protesting against the alleged atrocities by upper caste Jats over the past three years and had raised several demands. By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Updated: August 10, 2015 4:27 am A day after around 100 Dalit families from Bhagana village in Hisar district claimed to have embraced…

In Najafgarh, idols outside a mosque lead to tension

The police said the plot adjoining the masjid was government land. “Some people claimed the land belonged to them and placed the idols there,” a senior police officer said. Published:August 11, 2015 1:16 am A temple and a mosque, separated by two shops and a narrow road, have coexisted for over 30 years in Najafgarh’s…

Conversion at Jantar Mantar: Some families back home say they ‘had no other option’

Around 100 Dalit families claim to have converted to Islam at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday, to protest alleged discrimination by dominant Jats at Bhagana village, around 15 km from Hisar city. Written by Srishti Choudhary | Bhagana | Updated: August 11, 2015 5:33 am The Dalit families of Bhagana village who returned…

Fatwa bars barbers from shaving others

Aug 07 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Lucknow: TNN Muslim seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa calling shaving “un-Islamic“, with a panel of muftis citing their version of the Sharia. The muftis who issued the fatwa said barbers were not to cut the beard of even a person of another religion.…

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