Saturday, June 22, 2024

India

“Is it because 8-time MP K Suresh is a Dalit?”: Congress slams Union after 7-time MP B Mahtab appointed pro-tem Speaker of LS

BJP MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was on 20 June appointed pro-tem Speaker of the Lok Sabha, deviating from the largely followed convention of appointing the senior most member of the House to the post, drawing sharp criticism from the Congress, the key Opposition party.

Is PM Modi’s selfie with Kashmiri students coerced too?

“If he thinks he has done such an amazing job [in Kashmir], he should have the courage to let people decide whether they want to participate in his event or not,” said a Srinagar resident. “What kind of democracy and integration is he proving by forcing people?”

‘Your days will not be good anymore’: BJP MP ‘threatens’ Nicobar islanders, says they did not vote for him

Bharatiya Janata Party MP from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bishnu Pada Ray, in a threatening tone, stated that the days of those from Car Nicobar "will not be good anymore" as they did not vote for him in the recent General Elections.

“Why silent? Fall at PM’s feet again”: Tejaswi Yadav attacks Nitish over Patna HC’s quota ruling as RJD, Bihar govt vow to move SC

As the Patna High Court Thursday set aside Bihar government’s move to raise reservation in jobs and educational institutions to 65 per cent, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said RJD will move the Supreme Court against the HC order if the state government fails to rise to the occasion.

Bhima Koregaon: SC grants 2-week bail to UAPA prisoner Mahesh Raut to attend grandmother’s post funeral rituals

The Supreme Court today granted interim bail to Bhima Koregaon case accused and forest rights activist Mahesh Raut for two weeks in order to attend ceremonies related to last rites of his grandmother.

“It is better to die,” Muslims evicted from Assam forest struggle to survive in makeshift tents

On the morning of June 17, when Muslims across India celebrated the Eid-al-Adha, an unusual silence was witnessed at a temporary shelter camp in Assam’s Hojai district. The camps...

10 days after Raipur lynching, third Muslim man dies from brutal injuries; still no arrests

Saddam Qureshi, who was among three Muslim men brutally assaulted by a cow vigilante mob in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur while they were allegedly transporting cattle, died in hospital Tuesday after battling for his life for 10 days
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India’s children should know that Babri Masjid desecrated in 1949, demolished in 1992, says Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) supremo and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday slammed the NCERT for revising references related to the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in textbooks that was demolished by Hindu nationalists on 6 December, 1992.

Delhi: Jains dress up as Muslims to buy 124 goats for Rs 15 lakh to ‘save them from Eid sacrifice’

In Old Delhi, a group of Jains raised Rs 15 lakh, dressed up as Muslims, and bought at least 124 goats to “save” them from being slaughtered during Eid al-Adha.
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Admin bans Eid prayers at Srinagar’s Jama Masjid for sixth consecutive Year

Authorities denied permission for Eid prayers on Monday at the historic Jama Masjid in Srinagar for the sixth time in a row. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who delivers sermons and...

“Utter mismanagement…”: Opposition targets Union govt on West Bengal train accident

Opposition leaders on Monday launched a fresh attack against the Narendra Modi-led Union government after 15 passengers were killed and nearly 40 were injured in a train collision in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district.
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At least five dead as Kanchanjunga Express collides with goods train in West Bengal

At least five people were killed and dozens were injured after the Sealdah-bound Kanchanjunga Express was hit by a goods train in West Bengal’s New Jalpaiguri. The train was...

Mumbai: Police find relative of Shiv Sena MP who won by 48 votes used phone connected to EVM

Mangesh Pandilkar, a relative of Ravindra Waikar, Shiv Sena's elected MP who narrowly won the Mumbai North West Lok Sabha seat by 48 votes, was found using a phone connected to the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), according to Vanrai Police in Maharashtra.
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Medak anti-Muslim violence: 10 including BJP district president arrested, MLA Raja Singh in preventive custody

Telangana police arrested BJP district president Gaddam Srinivas, BJP town president M Nayam Prasad and BJYM (Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha) town president in connection with the violence on Saturday against Muslim residents in Medak town, ahead of Eid Al Adha celebrations.

Situation in Telangana’s Medak ‘tense’ after Hindu mob attacks Madrasa, hospital and Muslim shops

With heavy police deployment and prohibitory orders, Medak remains tense a day after the Hindutva groups unleashed violence and terror in the town.
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New NCERT textbook removes mention of Babri Masjid, calls it ‘3-domed structure’, says 2019 SC ruling ‘classic example’ of consensus

The new NCERT Class 12 Political Science textbook does not mention the Babri Masjid by name, calling it a “three-domed structure.” It has pruned the section on the demolition of the historic mosque by Hindu nationalist mobs from four to two pages and deleted telling details from the earlier version.

Houses of 11 Muslim families demolished after cops find beef in their refrigerators

Houses of 11 Muslim families were demolished in Mandla, Madhya Pradesh, after police officers allegedly found beef in their refrigerators.
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