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Hindus in Meerut locality protest against sale of house to Muslim

Hindus in Meerut locality protest against sale of house to Muslim

Residents of Hindu-dominated Maliwara locality in Meerut on Sunday night allegedly prevented a Muslim from taking possession of a house he purchased from a Hindu jeweller. Inspector, Kotwali, Yashveer Singh said it was a matter of sale and purchase of property and both the sides reached a compromise after the police intervened in the matter. […]

Muzaffarnagar riots: Non-bailable warrant against BJP minister Suresh Rana, others

Muzaffarnagar riots: Non-bailable warrant against BJP minister Suresh Rana, others

Muzaffarnagar: A local court has issued non-bailable warrants against UP minister Suresh Rana, former Union minister Sanjiv Balyan, BJP MLAs Sangeet Som and Umesh Malik and others in connection with a 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case following permission from the state government to prosecute them Additional chief judicial magistrate Madhu Gupta on Friday issued the fresh […]

Modi Government’s Triple Talaq Law Is Deeply Flawed

Modi Government’s Triple Talaq Law Is Deeply Flawed

“White men saving brown women from brown men” wrote feminist scholar Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak in her seminal work “Can The Subaltern Speak?” What Spivak wrote in context of the larger colonial narrative, can be tweaked to reflect what’s going on with the issue of Triple Talaq in India. It’s a case of “Hindu men are […]

Now India Should Clear Me Of False Charges, Says Zakir Naik After Interpol Rejects NIA’s Request For Red Corner Notice Against Him

Now India Should Clear Me Of False Charges, Says Zakir Naik After Interpol Rejects NIA’s Request For Red Corner Notice Against Him

“Interpol has cancelled red corner notice on Naik and instructed its worldwide offices to delete all data from files on him, have cited political and religious bias among other reasons.” The Interpol has cancelled the red corner notice on Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) president and preacher Zakir Naik, who is being probed under terror and […]

Are Hindu rightwingers ‘discouraging’ tourists from visiting Kashmir?

Are Hindu rightwingers ‘discouraging’ tourists from visiting Kashmir?

Despite snowfall, last year’s separatist agitation continues to keep tourists away from Kashmir. What has worsened the situation, according to the Kashmir Hotel and Restaurant Owners Federation(KHAROF), is the vicious campaign launched by Hindu rightwingers to discourage potential tourists in Maharashtra and Gujarat from visiting Kashmir. ”The tour operators in these two states have clearly […]

Hindu Groups Unfurl Saffron Flag On Udaipur Court Premises, Attack Police to support a man who killed a Muslim

Hindu Groups Unfurl Saffron Flag On Udaipur Court Premises, Attack Police to support a man who killed a Muslim

More than 30 policemen were injured in a clash with hundreds of activists of right-wing groups protesting in support of Shambu Lal Regar, who killed West Bengal labourer Mohammed Afrazul raising the bogey of “love-jihad”, in Rajasthan’s Udaipur on Thursday. The clash between protesters and the police took place near Court Circle in Udaipur around […]

BSP corporator takes oath in Urdu, is charged with ‘intent to hurt religious sentiments’

BSP corporator takes oath in Urdu, is charged with ‘intent to hurt religious sentiments’

The Uttar Prdaesh police on Thursday booked a newly-elected municipal corporator in Aligarh Musharraf Husain for “malicious intent of outraging religious sentiment” after he took oath in Urdu on Monday. Husain was beaten and assaulted allegedly by BJP councilors after he took oath in Urdu. A complaint against Husain, a corporator from the BSP, was […]