All posts tagged "Indian muslims"

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    Muslims girls celebrate Republic in AMU

    ALIGARH: Aligarh Muslim University celebrated 68th Republic Day in with great fervor and enthusiasm with hoisting of...

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    Why MIM’s success in Maharashtra is not good for Indian Muslims

    By Syed Ubaidur Rahman Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) has amazed almost everyone by grabbing more seats than...

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    Want justice for Batla house accused, says Digvijay

    New Delhi, (IANS) Hours after Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday rejected Digvijay Singh’s demand for a fresh probe into the 2008 Batla House shootout saying there was “no scope” for it, the Congress general secretary reiterated his demand for justice for the accused and said speedy and fair trial for them is...

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    Want justice for Batla house accused, says Digvijay

    New Delhi, (IANS) Hours after Home Minister P. Chidambaram said there was “no scope” for a fresh probe in the 2008 Batla House shootout, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh reiterated his demand for justice for the accused and said they should get speedy and fair trial. “We want justice for the 26...

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    Ahead of polls, advisory panel pushes for Muslims’ welfare

    By Amit Agnihotri New Delhi, (IANS) The Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) has asked the government to focus on welfare of minorities in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-13 to 2016-17), a recommendation that comes ahead of the assembly polls in five states in January-February. The move follows the government’s December...

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    Parties divided over minority quota

    New Delhi, (IANS) The Congress and Lok Janshakti Party Friday welcomed the government’s decision for a 4.5 percent reservation for minorities, but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dubbed it as a poll stunt and the Communist Party of India of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the Samajwadi Party termed the measure inadequate. The quota...

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    Cabinet approves minority quota

    New Delhi, (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved four percent quota for minorities within the larger 27 percent quota for the Other backward Classes (OBC) in central government jobs and educational institutions, sources said here. The cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, cleared the proposal ahead of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh...

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    Clamour for minority quota in Lokpal, Lok Sabha disrupted

    By Our Correspondent, New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was disrupted twice Thursday ahead of the tabling of...

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    True lies of Congress: Muslim development initiatives utter flop

    Congress has been claiming that it is serious for development of Indian Muslims. One Union minister goes...

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    Many refuse to share dais with Jagdish Tytler

    By AN Shibli (nvonews.com) New Delhi: Protesting over the name of Jagdish Tytler among the awardees for...

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    Institutionalized prejudices against Muslims an issue: Seetalwad

    ALIGARH: “Institutionalized prejudices and negative attitude of the security forces against Muslims is an issue of great concern”, said the eminent social worker and human right activist, Teesta Setalvad. She said that all justice loving people and secular elements of the society should stand up and break silence to oppose the fascist...

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    Crossing ‘knowledge bridge’ on an Azamgarh river

    By Abu Zafar Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), They wanted their children to get good quality education which they were bereft of. So people in a small village of Uttar Pradesh funded a bridge to send their kids to study in a town across the river. The number of students has been increasing in...