SC to hear Babri Masjid demolition case today

SC to hear Babri Masjid demolition case today

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday fixed for today the hearing in the Babri Masjid de­molition case in which senior BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti are accused. A bench headed by Justice P C Ghose said the appropriate bench comprising him and Justice R F Nariman will be […]

‘PDP importing RSS into Kashmir’

‘PDP importing RSS into Kashmir’

ANANTNAG: National Conference and Congress on Tuesday assailed PDP for importing RSS into Kashmir, saying that the politically sagacious people won’t allow the machinations of saffron social engineering to succeed in a pluralistic state like Jammu and Kashmir. “PDP stands exposed for facilitating the RSS to spread its tentacles, first by inducting its political constituent […]

AYODHYA DISPUTE: Muslim outfits sceptical about out-of-court settlement

AYODHYA DISPUTE: Muslim outfits sceptical about out-of-court settlement

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: Muslim organisations, including Babri Masjid Action Committee were on Tuesday sceptical about the Supreme Court’s suggestion for talks to resolve the Ayodhya dispute, saying attempts at out-of-court settlement in the past have been unsuccessful. “We are ready with Chief Justice (of India) mediating… we trust him. We are also ready if he nominates […]

‘All pro-India parties cut from the same cloth’

‘All pro-India parties cut from the same cloth’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday said the pro-India political parties— PDP, National Conference (NC), Congress, People’s Conference and Awami Itihaad Party—are following “the same agenda” and are not different from each other. Describing NC’s recent statements as “deceit and drama”, Geelani said they were singing the same tune as the […]

Muslim hater Yogi is CM of India’s largest state

Muslim hater Yogi is CM of India’s largest state

LUCKNOW: Yogi Adityanath, the controversial mascot of hardline Hindutva, will be the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, India’s largest state. In a move that surprised many, the 44-year-old five-term MP from Gorakhpur was elected the BJP legislature party leader at a meeting of the newly elected MLAs, a week after BJP won a three-fourth […]

Malik sent to jail for 12 days

Malik sent to jail for 12 days

Srinagar: The Second Additional Sessions Court Srinagar on Saturday sent JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik to Central Jail Srinagar for 12 days in judicial custody. As per the court order, Yasin Malik was produced before the court on Saturday by the SHO of Police Station Maisuma with a plea for holding him in judicial custody. […]

Karra condemns civilian killings

Karra condemns civilian killings

Srinagar: Condemning the killing of two civilians in Pulwama today, Senior Congress leader and former minister Tariq Hameed Karra today said the PDP-BJP government is responsible for genocide of Kashmiri youth. “It is irony that on one side Chief Minister (Mehbooba Mufti) is bartering jobs against peace with youth and on the other side she […]

Hindu Mahasabha’s Idea of Hindutva

Hindu Mahasabha’s Idea of Hindutva

By Ashiq Hussein Bhat Who is a Hindu? According to the Hindu Mahasabha ideologue, V. D. Savarkar, many thousand years ago Aryan people, coming from the Arctic region, settled on the banks of the river Indus. The river was called “Sindhu” in Sanskrit language and the Indus river system, containing seven rivers (Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, […]

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