Indian Muslim

Khandu not being replaced as Arunachal CM, says BJP

Itanagar : The BJP's Arunachal Pradesh unit on Saturday denied any move to replace Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who enjoys absolute support of 47 BJP and two Independent MLAs in the 60-member assembly.


Win over the poor to win elections: Modi to BJP workers

By Anand Singh

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday exhorted BJP workers to be the ambassadors of the government and reach out to the people at the grassroots with his "pro-poor" schemes ahead of the February-March assembly polls in five states, including in politically significant Uttar Pradesh.


Police register case, EC seeks report on Sakshi Maharaj's remarks

New Delhi : The Election Commission on Saturday sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh administration while police registered a case against BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his speech in which he allegedly blamed the Muslims for India's population boom.

The Unnao MP's speech at a religious gathering at Meerut in the poll-bound state attracted widespread condemnation while his own party distanced itself from his remarks.

Mulayam, Akhilesh stick to their guns as SP truce talks fail

Lucknow : Attempts for a peace deal between warring factions in the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) of Uttar Pradesh have come to a naught as both sides on Saturday signalled that chances of any truce were now almost over.

According to party sources, both factions -- led by Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav -- will now be contesting the forthcoming state assembly polls on different party symbols, irrespective of who gets the official symbol of the party, the cycle.

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind voices concern over SC judgment

New Delhi : Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) on Saturday voiced concern over the Supreme Court judgment that banned the use of religion and caste to seek votes and claimed the order can be "misused".

On January 2, a seven-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court said that religion, race, caste, community or language will not be allowed to be misused in elections and that the election of an elected representative will be declared null and void if votes are sought on such considerations.


सुप्रीम कोर्ट के आदेश के बावजूद अनुसूचित जातियों के बीच भाजपा का 'स्वाभिमान सम्मेलन'

सिद्धांत मोहन,

वाराणसी : भले ही सर्वोच्च न्यायालय ने राजनीतिक दलों द्वारा जाति और धर्म के नाम पर वोट मांगने को अवैध करार दे दिया हो, लेकिन भारतीय जनता पार्टी का हालिया कैम्पेन इस आदेश को आड़े हाथों लेता नज़र आ रहा है.

उत्तर प्रदेश में आगामी विधानसभा चुनावों के मद्देनज़र भारतीय जनता पार्टी प्रदेश के कई क्षेत्रों में अनुसूचित जातियों के साथ स्वाभिमान सम्मेलन का आयोजन कर रही है.

Three Muslim girls start news website to give voice to campus youth across the country

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

New Delhi: In July 2016, three friends in their 20s had a get-together, where an idea to start a website focusing on youth was conceived. The three girls-Anida Saifi, Isha Fatima and Farah Hussain-who were working as journalists were determined to turn the idea into a tangible reality.

Lakhs of Muslim rally in Aurangabad demanding reservation

By Imran Inamdar,

Aurangabad, Maharashtra: Over four lakh Muslims from far corners of the the district gathered at Aam Khas Maidan on Friday to raise their voice in favour of reservation for Muslim in education institutes and government jobs and other demands.


Maharashtra-based NGO writes letter to UN Secretary General calling for intervention to save Rohingya Muslims

By Staff Reporter

Akola, Maharashtra: Indian Human Rights Association has written to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in an attempt to save the Rohingya Muslims from persecution and asked for immediate intervention along with extending every possible help to them.

The Adivasi question in Uttar Pradesh

By Vidya Bhushan Rawat

Uttar Pradesh Assembly election dates have been announced. Parties will soon make promises but the condition of Kol adivasis in Bundelkhand region is a matter of concern. The adivasis in Uttar Pradesh come under the Scheduled Caste category and that is the crux of their problem.