Outrage over cow vigilante attack

Outrage over cow vigilante attack

Nip the evil in the bud: KEA The cow vigilante attack on a Gujjar family in Reasi, which injured five of a family including a 9-year-old girl has evoked outrage in the state, with many calling for an immediate ban on such gangs, while a minister in the PDP-BJP coalition said a “reign of terror” […]

Gujjars are real Gaw Rakshaks, says minister

Gujjars are real Gaw Rakshaks, says minister

Terming the attack on a Gujjar family in Reasi as a “Gunda Gardi”, Minister for Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali Sunday said that such cow vigilantism would not be acceptable in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued to the media on Sunday, Zulfikar said that people should not create “reign […]

Jan Sangh has declared war against Muslims: Geelani

Jan Sangh has declared war against Muslims: Geelani

Srinagar: Reacting to the Reasi cow-vigilante attack, Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani  Sunday said that “Jan Sangh” has declared a war against Muslim community. Expressing serious concern over attacks on nomadic herder families in Jammu, Geelani said that instead of containing these elements, New Delhi was backing them. “Ram Madhav visit to Jammu and […]

‘Gau rakshaks’ attack nomad family in Reasi

‘Gau rakshaks’ attack nomad family in Reasi

Nine-year old among five of family injured Srinagar: Five members of a nomad family including a 9-year-old girl have been injured in an attack by cow vigilantes in Reasi district Friday evening. The 9-year-old girl, Sammi, has suffered multiple fractures and has been shifted to a hospital. The incident took place when the family was […]

Kashmiri scholar at BITS leaves after threats

Kashmiri scholar at BITS leaves after threats

Srinagar: A day after Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh called for ensuring the safety of Kashmiris students across India, a Kashmiri studying at the reputed Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani received threats to his life, as soon as he woke up this morning. Hashim Sofi, a research fellow at Department of Science […]

Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

SRINAGAR: Doctors and medical students on Saturday expressed solidarity with Kashmiri students harassed in different parts of India and organised a sit-in at Government Medical College in Srinagar on Saturday. Over the last week, at least three incidents of harassment of Kashmiri student have been reported from different states. In Haryana, a Kashmir student was […]

Kashmiri students in UP scared after hoardings call for eviction

Kashmiri students in UP scared after hoardings call for eviction

Srinagar: Kashmiri students in Uttar Pradesh are feeling insecure after threatening banners appeared in the city of Meerut with a message for Kashmiri students: “leave the state or face consequences”. Students say that the banners were the “first public threat”, though a “charged communal atmosphere” exists on the ground ever since BJP won the state […]

Singh calls for ensuring security

Singh calls for ensuring security

Home Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, said on Friday that states must ensure the safety of Kashmiris living in different parts of India. “I appeal to Chief Ministers of all states to ensure that such incidents don’t happen, they are equal citizens of India, they have also greatly contributed to national security,” Singh said, adding […]

Top BJP leaders to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

Top BJP leaders to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

NEW DELHI: BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti will face trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case as the Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the CBI plea and restored criminal conspiracy charges against them. The court also clubbed the trial in the matter pending against the leaders and ‘karsevaks’ and […]

RSS chief Bhagwat demands country-wide law against cow slaughter

RSS chief Bhagwat demands country-wide law against cow slaughter

NEW DELHI: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday advocated a country-wide law against cow slaughter, calling it a “vice” that must be removed, but condemned violence by cow protection groups as it “defames” the cause. He also pitched for stepping-up of cow protection efforts by bringing more people in the drive while “completely obeying the […]