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Yakub Hanged!

Fifty three year old Yakoob Memon convicted for the 1993 Mumbai series bomb blasts was hanged in nagpur jail today amidst heavy police arrangements.   His body was later handed… More »

Yakub to Hang on July 30, Seeks Last Minute Mercy

New Delhi July 29 : 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon has again in a last bid appealed to the President for mercy, for the second time, just a day… More »

President Kalam Passes Away at 83

Shillong, Monday, July 27: APJ Abdul Kalam who rose to become the 11th president of India from being a teacher, scientist and philosopher passed away doing his best. He was… More »

HAM Radio Help for Quake-hit Nepal

(A small group of amateurs become the backbone of relief and rescue operations during natural disasters)   After helping Andhra Pradesh government in disaster relief during the Hudhud cyclone, the… More »

Muslim Woman Killed for Giving Birth to Girl Child

A girl child is now becoming an issue in Muslim families too. Marina Begum, 23, of Rangolibajna Daldalia under Madarihat police station, North Bengal, was tortured and then killed because… More »

Sidi Goma: The Africans of India

Script: Dipanjana Dey   Africans of India? Weird but true. The Gujarat-based Sidi community calls itself the “lost Africans” of India.   The Sidis are a tribal community of East… More »

A Sachar Committee Report Sort of Survey to Assess Other Minorities in India

The Narendra Modi government has ordered a ‘Rajindra Sachar Committee Report’ kind of study to assess the socio-economic conditions of other minorities besides the Muslims in India.   The move… More »

Kiran Bedi, BJP’s CM Select Blame Bukhari’s Fatma for Massive Defeat

BJP’s Chief Minister select for Delhi, put all the blame for her defeat to the Muslim Community. Pointing fingers at the Jama Masjid Imam Bukhari’s call as the last straw… More »

Winter – a Hindrance to Education for the Underprivileged

By Smitakshi Guha   Cool breeze, a sip of hot coffee, misty weather and cozy blankets may be a way of life for many during winter, but for underprivileged children… More »

Gujarat Police Profiling Muslims as Terrorists

In two separate anti-terrorism mock drills conducted by Gujarat police, Muslims have been profiled as being terrorists. Ahead of two major events – the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and the Vibrant… More »