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India at war with itself, says Pakistan minister

Islamabad(ANI): The BJP’s policy seems to be Pakistan-specific or Muslim-specific, but in reality ‘India is at war with itself’, Pakistan’s Information Minister Pervez Rashid said in a talk show on ARY News. Taking a jibe at India over attacks on Pakistani artistes and disruption of a BCCI and PCB meeting by Shiv Sena activists, Pakistan’s […]

Do not let intolerance arise between communities: HM Rajnath Singh to citizens

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New Delhi(PTI): Appealing against any “intolerance” arising between communities, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday disapproved of politics in the name of religion and said that nobody should be discriminated against on the basis of their faith, caste or creed. Singh said he was making the appeal on the eve of Dussehra following recent […]

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Dadri: There was ‘pre-meditated planning’ behind murder, states National Commission for Minorities

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New Delhi(PTI): National Commission for Minorities suspects there was “pre-meditated planning” behind the Dadri lynching incident and termed “disturbing” controversial statements by politicians to “make capital out of such outrages”. In an apparent criticism of BJP leaders who made controversial comments after visiting Bishada village, where 52-year-old Mohd Iqlakh was lynched over a rumour that […]

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Dalit children burnt alive:NCSC summons top Faridabad Police Commissioner, admin officials

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Faridabad(PTI): The National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) has summoned the police commissioner and the deputy commissioner (district magistrate) of Faridabad in the wake of the incident in Sanped village, where a dalit family was burnt alive leading to the death of two toddlers. “The Faridabad police commissioner and the administrative officer (deputy commissioner), have […]

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No decision on winter session in CCPA meeting, decision on Oct 26

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New Delhi : BJP lead union Government today deferred a decision on convening the Winter session of Parliament till next week, amid indications that it could be summoned any day after November 19. “The Winter session of Parliament is likely to be convened any day after November 19. But a final decision will be taken […]

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Burning of dalit family: CM Khattar postpones visit to Sunped village

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Faridabad : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday postponed his visit to Sunped village, where the house of a Dalit family was set ablaze, allegedly by upper caste men, resulting in the death of two children. Deputy Commissioner Faridabad, Amit Kumar Agrawal, said the scheduled visit of Chief Minister Khattar, to meet the […]

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India vs South Africa: India have to be smarter than the last 3 games, says Harbhajan Singh

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Faced with a do-or-die situation against South Africa in Thursday’s fourth ODI, senior Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Wednesday said his team’s bowlers will have to be smarter than what they have been so far in the series. India are 1-2 down in the five-match rubber and need to win on Thursday to be in […]

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Will return Sahitya award if Akademi doesn’t make a clear stand, says noted novelist Anita Desai

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New Delhi(PTI): Noted novelist Anita Desai has said she will return her Sahitya Award if the Akademi does not make it clear that it is not a government body but an independent one that exists to defend free speech and the right to question and dissent. Her comments came after at least 34 writers, over […]

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`Real` jungle raj is in BJP-ruled states: JD (U)

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Patna(ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Wednesday condemned the Faridabad incident, in which two children of a Dalit family were allegedly burnt alive by upper-caste Rajputs, saying that the “jungle raj” was in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states and not in Bihar. “The Prime Minister and Amit Shah talk so much about […]

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Hindu Sena chief justifies act of splattering ink on J&K MLA Engineer Rashid, says forming ‘Hindu Rashtra’ is my goal

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Delhi(ANI): Justifying the act of splattering ink on Jammu and Kashmir MLA Engineer Rashid, the founder of the Hindu Sena, Vishnu Gupta, said his organisation works on the agenda of establishing a ‘Hindu Rashtra’, and anyone who opposes it, would not be spared. “The Hindu Sena, founded in 2011, works on the agenda of the […]

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