Manoj Sinha: Man who almost became UP CM, appointed new J&K L-G

It is believed that caste equations contributed to his defeat, despite his admirable track record. New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Manoj Sinha – an Uttar Pradesh BJP leader who enjoys the trust... Read more »

People behind the Ayodhya movement

Uma Bharti and Sadhvi Rithambhara led the women brigade in the temple movement. Both were known for their fiery speeches. Cassettes of Rithambhara’s fiery speeches were sold at a premium in the... Read more »

Caste angle to murder of TN traders? Catholic Union demands judicial probe

SI Raghuganesh is also alleged to siding with his caste community which is in conflict with the Christian and Hindu Nadars who are the majority in the district. Both groups are designated... Read more »

Petitioner “Hope Telangana HC intervention ends Islamophobic posts”

Today it is the Muslims, tomorrow the Sikhs, the Dalits, or some other community may become the target Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) A day after the Telangana High Court issued notices to... Read more »

Rahul to Nicholas Burns “DNA of tolerance is disappearing in US and India”

“Country sometimes have to go through the political debate like who are we? At the core what kind of nation are we? We are an immigrant nation, we are tolerant nation,” New... Read more »

At least 20 people killed in landslides in southern Assam

According to the district administration officials, among the dead seven each were reported from each in Cachar and Hailakandi, and six from Karimganj. Silchar, June 2 (IANS) At least 20 people, including... Read more »

‘One Nation One Ration Card’ to cover all states by March 31

Besides, the Central government is also giving five kg foodgrains and one kg grams free for two months to the migrant labourers who are not beneficiaries of any other grain distribution scheme.... Read more »

When relief trains become death trains the Railway Minister needs to be sacked

Does PM Modi have the wherewithal to sack the Railway Minister? It is a moot question. He cannot afford a rebellion within his ranks after creating the disaster himself in the first... Read more »

Police man join in prayer, display communal harmony

In the meantime, Hasanpur SHO R.P.Sharma, who arrived there, decided to join the constable in prayer. The spontaneous act was captured by a passer-by, and has gone viral on social media. Amroha... Read more »

Huge response to protest against changes in labor laws

Among the laws made defunct by the amendments are the social security laws at a time when it is becoming evident that these are the meager savings vast sections of the working... Read more »

Why should the poor do taapasya and consider suffering their tyaag?

The nation does not need a lesson on how to deal with its problems using religion. There are enough men of the cloth to help them with that. The nation needs the... Read more »

NAFED chief “Farmers paid within 3 days of procurement”

He said 57 lakh tonnes of dal will be sent to the state governments by May 31 to be distributed for three months as promised by the government. By Pramod Kumar Jha... Read more »

Migrants woes unchecked in lockdown

The common refrain is that the government could have planned the migration better to save many lives of the class that remains neglected in emerging India. Bhopal, May 13 (IANS) Three harrowing... Read more »

Curfew imposed in Telangana town following communal clash

Trouble broke out in the communally sensitive town, in Nirmal district, after a person, allegedly in an inebriated condition, entered a place of worship and attacked 4-5 persons offering prayers. One of... Read more »

No fish ‘prasadam’ this year in Hyderabad due to Covid-19

The family had been distributing the fish medicine at their ancestral house in Doodhbowli till 1997 when the communal riots in the old city had forced it to shift the venue to... Read more »

Shashi Tharoor “Aarogya Setu will play into an unfolding narrative of greater governmental control”

A number of my foreign friends were concerned about the communally-charged atmosphere in the country, especially involving demonisation of the Muslim community. Otherwise the thaali/taali/diya call attracted neither adverse comment nor praise.... Read more »

Public perception of police improves drastically during Covid-19 outbreak

According to the IANS-CVoter tracking survey conducted across the country, in 2018, mere 29.9 per cent people expressed a “lot of trust” in police, but the percentage took a leap and stood... Read more »

The USCIRF critices India for egregious violations of religious freedom

The USCIRF has designated India as a ‘Country of Particular Concern’ on religious freedom along side Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran, North Korea, China, Russia and others. By Aarti Tikoo Singh The... Read more »

Congress “BJP seeking to inflame communal divisions”

“CWC notes with concern that the BJP is seeking to inflame communal divisions even as the entire nation battles Covid-19. The virus does not discriminate on the basis of caste, creed, religion... Read more »

Muslim scholar objects to communal profiling of corona patients

“The WHO and the central government have clearly stated that corona patients should not be identified but the state government is more interested in communal profiling of the patients.” Lucknow, April 12... Read more »