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France’s Emmanuel Macron tells Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to ‘give chance’ to peace

France’s Emmanuel Macron tells Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to ‘give chance’ to peace

French President Emmanuel Macron told visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to give chance to peace process in the Middle East by taking “courageous gestures” toward Palestinians to end the deadlock. “France remains convinced that the only solution… is to allow the establishment of two states living side by side in peace and that this […]

Shatrughan Sinha raps PM Modi: ‘Stop communalising atmosphere’

Shatrughan Sinha raps PM Modi: ‘Stop communalising atmosphere’

NEW DELHI: After Islamabad and the Congress, BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha, too, has slammed Narendra Modi for accusing the Congress of colluding with Pakistan to defeat the BJP in the Gujarat polls. “Hon’ble Sir! Just to win elections anyhow, and that too at the fag end of the process, is it a must to come up with & endorse new, unsubstantiated & […]

To Win Gujarat Again, Hindu Consolidation Is BJP’s Only Remaining Strategy

To Win Gujarat Again, Hindu Consolidation Is BJP’s Only Remaining Strategy

To neutralise hostility against it, the BJP machinery has pushed aside its slogan of vikas andis focussing on polarisation tactics. But will this be enough? Ahmedabad: What sets the upcoming Gujarat assembly polls apart from those we have seen since May 2014 is that, barring Goa, it is the only election where the Bharatiya Janata Party is fighting to […]

Rajasthan hacking: WhatsApp group with BJP MP, MLA as members hail killer

Rajasthan hacking: WhatsApp group with BJP MP, MLA as members hail killer

THREE DAYS after he murdered migrant labourer Mohammed Afrazul and circulated videos of the killing, Shambhulal Regar, 36, is being hailed in messages doing the rounds of some WhatsApp groups here, including one in which BJP MP from Rajsamand Hariom Singh Rathore and MLA Kiran Maheshwari are members. The WhatsApp group, ‘Swachh Rajsamand, Swachh Bharat’, […]

Jama Masjid was Jamuna Devi temple, Tajmahal is Tejo Mahalya, claims BJP leader

Jama Masjid was Jamuna Devi temple, Tajmahal is Tejo Mahalya, claims BJP leader

BJP on Thursday claimed that Delhi’s Jama Masjid was originally Jamuna Devi temple. Speaking to ANI, BJP leader Vinay Katiyar said, “There were about 6,000 places that were broken down by the Mughal emperors. Delhi’s Jama Masjid was originally Jamuna Devi temple, similarly Taj Mahal was Tejo Mahalaya.” “Our religious places were targeted by Muslims […]

Muslims in Asia protest against Trump’s Jerusalem plan

Muslims in Asia protest against Trump’s Jerusalem plan

KABUL/JAKARTA (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters in Muslim-majority countries in Asia rallied on Friday to condemn the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, as authorities tightened security outside U.S. embassies Leaders in Indonesia, Malaysia and Pakistan have joined a global chorus of condemnation of President Donald Trump’s decision. Hundreds of protesters gathered in […]