‘RSS-BJP’ regime hell-bent on proclaiming India as Hindu Rashtra: Geelani

‘RSS-BJP’ regime hell-bent on proclaiming India as Hindu Rashtra: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Monday termed the tabling of triple talaq bill in Parliament of India and allowing Muslim women to go for Hajj without Mehram as unjustified and interference into the religious matters of Muslims and an affront to the Muslim Personal Law. “Criminalising the instant divorce practice and making […]

Indulge in cow smuggling and you will be killed: Rajasthan BJP MLA

Indulge in cow smuggling and you will be killed: Rajasthan BJP MLA

JAIPUR: Rajasthan’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party MLA, Gyan Dev Ahuja, has warned that if anyone indulges in cow smuggling or slaughters a cow, he will be killed. Ahuja’s threat to cow smugglers came as a response to an alleged cow smuggling incident in Alwar district on Saturday. “Mera to sidha sidha kehna hai ki gau […]

‘Love Jihad’: A New War?

By Inamul Haq A new discourse has started in India after the BJP came into power. The Sangh Parivar organizations like the RSS, VHP, Bajrang Dal, Karni Sena and so on started mobilising people towards communalization and it proved fruitful for them. The marginalised sections of the Indian society became victim of their hooliganism and […]

The Politics of Hate and Bigotry

The Politics of Hate and Bigotry

By ASHRAF LONE The current atmosphere of hate and the gory incidents that flow from it- lynching, and now burning alive of Muslims in India- reminds me of the college days when I used to listen BBC, Urdu regularly. I did not read newspapers too often those days and the internet was not as ubiquitous […]

People now fear cows, not tiger: Lalu

People now fear cows, not tiger: Lalu

GAYA (BIHAR): RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Sunday accused the BJP of promoting cow vigilantism in the country and said people earlier used to fear tigers, but now, were scared of cows. The former Bihar chief minister also said that he would fight the BJP, even if he was “hanged in public” by the Narendra […]

Hoist tricolour in Lal Chowk before PaK: Farooq to New Delhi

Hoist tricolour in Lal Chowk before PaK: Farooq to New Delhi

Jammu: In yet another controversial remark, former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Monday dared New Delhi to hoist the tricolour at Lal Chowk in the heart of Srinagar before talking about unfurling it in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK). Abdullah’s remarks drew criticism from the BJP, with Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh saying the National Conference […]

Bill banning triple talaq would free Muslim women: Shiv Sena

Bill banning triple talaq would free Muslim women: Shiv Sena

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Friday said if the government decided to introduce a legislation for a ban on triple talaq it would permanently free Muslim women. The remark comes at a time when the Government of India is mulling bringing in a legislation in the Winter Session of Parliament to put an end to […]

Bajrang Dal protests ‘Padmavati’ release, demands ban

Bajrang Dal protests ‘Padmavati’ release, demands ban

JAIPUR: Bajrang Dal on Friday held a demonstration against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie Padmavati and demanded a ban on it. Dal members, hundreds in number, gathered outside the collectorate here and handed over representations addressed to the Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to an administration official demanding the ban on the movie. “It […]

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