India

One killed during bomb making at the house of BJP leader in Kolkata

One killed during bomb making at the house of BJP leader in Kolkata

Kolkata : When  the nation was planning to  celebrate Independence Day some people were busy in making bombs at the house of Manik Das Baidya  a BJP candidate who fought in the  2010 Dum Dum municipal election. Fortunately of unfortunately a ‘crude bomb’  exploded  killing one person and injuring another. Around 11.30 pm on Friday, […]

UAE allocates land for Abu Dhabi’s first Hindu temple

UAE allocates land for Abu Dhabi’s first Hindu temple

The Indian government has lauded a decision by the United Arab Emirates to allocate land for the building of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, currently on a two-day trip to the UAE, said in a tweet on Sunday, that he was thankful to the UAE government, describing the […]

Jamia Millia’s role in the freedom struggle

Jamia Millia’s role in the freedom struggle

By Abdul Rashid Agwan,MM Jamia Millia Islamia is one of the few educational institutions which came into being in response to the nationalist call of freedom struggle to boycott educational institutions supported or run by the British colonial rule. It became a dream project of such stalwart national leaders as Mehmud-ul-Hasan, Mohammad Ali Jauhar, Mahatma […]

RSS is on a roll: Number of shakhas up 61% in 5 years

RSS is on a roll: Number of shakhas up 61% in 5 years

MUMBAI: A bunch of lively schoolboys form a circle around an authoritative 12-year-old in khaki shorts and a superman T-shirt at a Navi Mumbai maidan on a weekday night. At first glance, they look merely like children at play. But as the boy leading the group conducts a series of activities from games and exercises […]

Dissent is not disloyalty: By Nissim Mannathukkaren

Dissent is not disloyalty: By Nissim Mannathukkaren

Source: The Hindu by: Nissim Mannathukkaren The right of dissent — or, if you prefer, the right to be wrong — is surely fundamental to the existence of a democratic society. That’s the right that went first in every nation that stumbled down the trail toward totalitarianism. ¯ Edward R. Murrow Clayton Lockett, an African-American […]

Unfurl tricolour on rooftops on Independence Day, Deoband tells Muslims

Unfurl tricolour on rooftops on Independence Day, Deoband tells Muslims

FAIZABAD: Leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom, Deoband has asked Muslims to put up the national flag on their houses and other establishments on Independence Day and has also appealed to the members of Muslim community to celebrate the national day with spirit of patriotism. Talking to TOI, the seminary spokesman Ashraf Usmani said, ulemas (religious […]

If you are a WhatsApp Group Admin, better be careful

If you are a WhatsApp Group Admin, better be careful

Those on WhatsApp, which is most of you reading this, can testify to the offensive or inciting nature of many messages that pop up in the umpteen groups that you are definitely part of. What many would have dismissed as rumours or rants, however, tend to be taken seriously by some with real-world consequences. Law […]