Gyanvapi Row: Let Facts Come Out In The Open, Says RSS; SC To Hear Matter On May 20

Gyanvapi Row: Let Facts Come Out In The Open, Says RSS; SC To Hear Matter On May 20

Amid the ongoing Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi hearings, on Wednesday, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said that facts are coming out and it’s time to put them in the right perspective, in front of the public. On the other hand, the Muslim organisation Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind has appealed to all people, especially the Muslim community, to avoid partaking […]

India Rejects Pakistan’s ‘Farcical Resolution’ Over J&K Delimitation Move

India Rejects Pakistan’s ‘Farcical Resolution’ Over J&K Delimitation Move

On Tuesday, India responded to a “farcical resolution” recently passed by the National Assembly of Pakistan, regarding the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir. The statement was made by Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi, who reiterated that Islamabad has no locus standi to interfere in India’s internal matters. “We categorically reject the farcical […]

Afghanistan: Taliban Dissolves Human Rights Body, Four Other Departments, Deems Them ‘Unnecessary’

Afghanistan: Taliban Dissolves Human Rights Body, Four Other Departments, Deems Them ‘Unnecessary’

Earlier this week, Taliban officials in Afghanistan announced that they are dissolving five key departments, including the former US-backed government’s Human Rights Commission. Citing a financial crunch, these departments have been deemed “unnecessary”, as indicated by a Taliban official on Monday.  Last week, Afghanistan announced its first annual national budget since the Taliban took over […]

Shashi Tharoor Clarifies Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Lack Of Ideology’ Remark

Shashi Tharoor Clarifies Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Lack Of Ideology’ Remark

On Sunday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, during his address at the conclusion of the party’s three-day Chintan Shivir in Udaipur, made remarks that subsequently sparked a war of words between the Congress and their major regional allies. He said that regional parties cannot defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) “because they don’t have an ideology”. […]

Tripura: Eleven MLAs Take Oath As Ministers, Previous Cabinet Retained

Tripura: Eleven MLAs Take Oath As Ministers, Previous Cabinet Retained

On Monday, eleven members of the Tripura Legislative Assembly took oath, joining the newly-appointed Chief Minister Manik Saha’s cabinet. CM Saha was sworn into office on May 15, by Governor SN Arya, after predecessor Biplab Kumar Deb resigned from his post on Saturday. Deb had become the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) CM in the […]

‘Blatant Violation’ Of Law: Owaisi On Gyanvapi Masjid’s Survey

‘Blatant Violation’ Of Law: Owaisi On Gyanvapi Masjid’s Survey

On Thursday, All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi remarked that the verdict on the Gyanvapi Masjid vs Shringar Gauri Temple case by a Varanasi court is a “blatant violation” of the Places of Worship Act, 1991, and the Supreme Court judgement on the Babri Masjid title dispute. Judge Ravi Kumar Diwakar’s verdict states […]

Let Them Take All Mosques, Qutub Minar And Taj Mahal: Mufti Tells Muslim Community

Let Them Take All Mosques, Qutub Minar And Taj Mahal: Mufti Tells Muslim Community

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, on Wednesday, while addressing a press conference in Srinagar, expressed her views on several ongoing issues in the country. She warned that India is on its way to becoming like Sri Lanka due to “hyper-nationalism”. Urging the Muslim community in India to […]