Why Muslims are on downslide?

Evolutionary process never stops. World progresses while evolution goes on. Actions keeping pace with evolution have made great progress and reached even the moon and the Mars. People died of diseases they never knew. Modern medical science has brought and saved life from being destroyed by curable diseases. Even body parts can be replaced/ People after going cardiac surgery survive 50 and 60 years. God has gifted man with knowledge and man used this gift for the welfare of mankind. Look at marvels like electricity, aircraft, automatic instruments, astronomy and…

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The untold story of how the rama idol surfaced inside Babri Masjid

An excerpt from Krishna Jha and Dhirendra K. Jha’s Ayodhya – The Dark Night that uncovers the story of how the mosque had turned into a temple overnight. Twenty five years after the demolition of the Babri Masjid, The Wire, through a series of articles and videos captures how the act of destruction changed India forever. The night was almost over. Ayodhya was still numb with sleep. Piercing through the quiet, a young sadhu, drenched in sweat, came scampering from Hanumangarhi, a fortress-like Hindu religious establishment housing over five hundred sadhus in Ayodhya. He had been sent…

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JRL calls for protest on Friday, shutdown on Sunday over rights violations in Kashmir and US decision on Jerusalem

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a shutdown on Sunday to protest the “gross” human rights violations in Kashmir. The leadership also called for “peaceful protests” tomorrow against the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel. “Jerusalem represents the religious sentiments of about a billion Muslims living across the globe. US decision to declare this sacred land as the capital of Israel, amounts to political bankruptcy of fascist trump regime,” said the JRL, in a statement today. “Kashmiris across the valley will stage peaceful protests against US…

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Reprisal for Love Jihad? Muslim man burnt alive over ‘Love Jihad’ in Rajasthan

The attacker, identified as Shambhu Lal Regar, was arrested after a series of video clips purportedly show him hitting and stabbing a man, burning the body and warning “jihadis” to leave India The Rajasthan Police on Thursday arrested an unemployed man who in a series of video clips was purportedly seen hitting and stabbing a man, burning the body and warning “jihadis” to leave India or meet a similar fate. Police were yet to share the details of circumstances surrounding the Shambhu Lal Regar’s arrest. The clips, circulated on WhatsApp,…

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Mani Shankar Aiyar stokes fresh row, calls Modi a ‘Neech Aadmi’

After Chaiwala dig in 2014 and Aurangzeb barb that backfired on the party, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has triggered another row. Aiyar, who had tried to humiliate Narendra Modi for selling tea+ ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, has yet again attacked the Prime Minister using derogatory language. “Mujhko lagta hai ki ye aadmi bahut neech kisam ka aadmi hai, isme koi sabhyata nahi hai, or aise mauke par is kisam ki gandi rajniti karne ki kya avashyakta hai?” Mani Shankar Aiyar was quoted as saying by…

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Kidnap policeman’s brother returns home safely

The brother of policeman who was abducted on Wednesday evening by unidentified gunmen in Ajas area of Bandipora has returned home safely. Mudasir Ahmed Khan brother of constable Farooq Ahmad Khan was abducted by unidentified gunmen in Chravan, Ajas. On his return, Mudasir told reporters that militants picked him from home, inquired about his brother and at midnight asked him to return back. “Two militants picked me outside our house. They questioned me about my brother. I was taken to forest and released there at mid night,” he said. One…

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Nehru arrested in Kashmir after brush with sentry

Thursday 21 Jul 1946 -BOMBAY-Pandit Nehru (Natîonaî Congress leader) was arrested while trying to enter Srinagar. Nehru earlier declared that if the Ban on his entry to Kashmir were not lifted, he would defy it and walk to Srinagar, says Renter. Thc Stock Exchange and thc cotton market to-day were idle as a result of the Kashmir incidents. The local press has featured the story of an incident in which Nehru was slightly injured. Banner headlines include: “President Elect Bayoneted.” Nehru was slightly injured, on the cheek by a bayonet when he tried to push back a…

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60% of Modi’s speech was about Congress, not future of Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi

Gujarat election 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been criticising the Congress and the party’s policies in his home state. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he mostly talked about the Congress in his speeches as he had no plans for poll-bound Gujarat’s future. Gandhi also promised a “golden future” for the people of Gujarat, and said if the Congress forms government in the western state, it will not take decisions like the (GST) “Gabbar Singh Tax” and demonetisation. Modi has been strongly…

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If it’s a fight between you and them, why bring families in between?: Parents of active militants

The families of at least 30 active local militants have told the police that they have no contact with their sons since they left their homes to join the militant ranks. A source told Kashmir Post that the family members of these militants were called to the circuit house in Shopian on Tuesday for an “interaction session” which the police said was aimed at “reaching out to the families of youth who have joined the militant ranks to get them back into mainstream.” ‘No idea about his whereabouts’ Bashir Ahmad…

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BJP calls for probe into all selections made by Public Service Commission

The BJP today demanded an impartial probe into all appointments made by the Jammu and Kashmir State Public Service Commission (PSC) during last two to three years, a party spokesperson said. Claiming that candidates from Jammu region were neglected and only 10 to 20 per cent made it to the selection lists, BJP state spokesman Prof Virender Gupta said, “BJP demands that the Jammu & Kashmir government should hold an impartial enquiry into the selections made in various posts by the Public Service Commission in the last two to three…

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