Man beaten up in Gurgaon for wearing skull cap

Man beaten up in Gurgaon for wearing skull cap

Gurgaon: A 25-year-old Muslim man was allegedly assaulted here by four unidentified youths for wearing a traditional skull cap, a police official said. The victim was identified as Mohamad Barker Alam, a native of Bihar, living here in Jakob Pura area of Gurgaon. In a complaint to police on Sunday, Alam alleged that four unidentified […]

Muslim vendor shot at in Bihar

Muslim vendor shot at in Bihar

Begusarai (Bihar): In a suspected case of hate crime, an inebriated man here asked a street vendor his name and then shot him in the back on learning that he is a Muslim, police said on Monday. The suspect, Rajiv Yadav, also asked the man, Mohammed Qasim, to go to Pakistan, they said. On the […]

Meghalaya HC sets aside controversial ‘Hindu country’ verdict

Meghalaya HC sets aside controversial ‘Hindu country’ verdict

Shillong: The Meghalaya High Court has set aside a controversial judgement made by Justice S R Sen, its former judge, observing that India should have been declared a ‘Hindu country’ after partition. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir found the judgement “legally flawed” and inconsistent with the constitutional principles. In a […]

Muslim couple thrashed by gau rakshaks, made to shout Jai Shree Ram

Muslim couple thrashed by gau rakshaks, made to shout Jai Shree Ram

HARDA (MP): Three people including a Muslim couple were thrashed by self-proclaimed gau rakshaks over rumours of carrying beef in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh. The victims allege they were forced to say slogans of ‘Jai Shree Ram’ by the accused. The self-proclaimed gau rakshaks had gotten a tip off that a Muslim couple and one other […]

Will leave no stone unturned to protect Article 370, 35A: Farooq

Will leave no stone unturned to protect Article 370, 35A: Farooq

Srinagar: The National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that the party will leave no stone unturned to protect Article 35A and 370 in and outside the Parliament. “The election results in Srinagar reflected the mood of the people, who notwithstanding various vulnerabilities came out and voted for our party,” Farooq said while addressing […]

Pakistan cautions India against tinkering with Article 370, Article 35A

Pakistan cautions India against tinkering with Article 370, Article 35A

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Foreign Office warned India against tinkering with Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir saying it opposes any move until “UN-administered plebiscite is held in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions”. “Pakistan opposes any move which violates the United Nations Security Council resolutions on the Jammu & Kashmir dispute. In […]

Magisterial inquiry ordered in Bhaderwah youth’s death

Magisterial inquiry ordered in Bhaderwah youth’s death

DODA: District Magistrate (DM) Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death of Nayeem Ahmed resident of Qilla Mohallah, Bhaderwah. As per the order issued by DM, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Thatri Mohammad Anwar Bandey has been appointed as Inquiry Officer. “The SDM will also carry out an inquiry into stone-throwing, clashes […]