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Jamiat Ulama's meet with Modi a welcome beginning
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Jamiat Ulama's meet with Modi a welcome beginning

Jamiat Ulama leader Mahmood Madani led a huge delegation of Muslim leaders, educationists and clerics to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this month. It was the first and obviously the most significant meeting of Indian Muslim leaders with Prime ... Sify, 1 day ago
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'Muslims have been made coolies of secularism'

'This is India, bhai. This kind of country does not exist anywhere in the world.' After the Supreme Court ordered a trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case against senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen President Asaduddin Owaisi said the December 6, 1992 demolition was more serious than Nathuram Godse's January 30, 1948 murder of Mahatma Gandhi. Owaisi spoke to Rediff.com's Syed Firdaus Ashraf ...
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Modi and Muslims need a political outreach

'For the sake of the nation, and the preservation of its polity, it is high time the country's largest political party and the country's largest religious minority make peace between them,' says Saisuresh Sivaswamy. The Uttar Pradesh election verdict has been hailed for what it is, a truly landmark victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party. But among the various adjectives used to describe the win -- from 'people rising above caste' and 'rejection of politics of ...
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Minorities commission gets 1st Jain member

Facing flak from the Opposition over vacancies in the National Commission for Minorities, the Centre has appointed five members to the panel. The NCM, which has the responsibility of protecting the interests of the minority communities, was left with no member in March this year. All its seven members, appointed by previous Congress-led UPA-II government, had retired between September 9, 2015, and March 9 this year. According to sources in the Union minority affairs ministry, social activist ...
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Nearly 2.8 million people internally displaced in India: report

Nearly 2.8 million people in India have been internally displaced last year due to disasters and conflicts linked to identity and ethnicity, a new report by a monitoring centre said. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago

Disequilibrium : No more episodic reforms

When you come to a fork in the road, you have to decide which way to go? Between objectivity and subjectivity, I would personally much rather choose objectivity for it allows one to stay on the path of moral equivalence; if I allow my biases to creep in, then ...
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Lack of spirituality one reason for farmer suicides: Sri Sri

The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar today said that lack of "spirituality" was one of the reasons that leads to farmer suicides. He was speaking to reporters at a program here. To a question about farmer suicides in Maharashtra and elsewhere, the ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Free Speech, Nationalism and Sedition – M.N. Roy Memorial Lecture, delivered by Hon’ble Justice AP Shah

Former chief justice of Delhi High Court A P Shah on 19 April questioned the "nationalism" that forced people to stand for the national anthem at a movie theatre and talked extensively about free speech, nationalism and sedition delivering the hour-long M N ...
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Cow vigilantism strikes again - claiming lives and livelihoods

Since the BJP came to power there has been a concerted effort by the centre and the party led state governments to protect the cow, in line with hindu beliefs that the animal is holy. Starting with with the beef ban in Maharashtra and support to self-styled ...
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India has turned into fertile ground for ISIS

'We could crack IM modules in the country because one arrested member would spill beans on the other.''With ISIS, every module is different and is possibly being handled by different operators abroad.'Sahil Makkar reports. In May 2014, four Muslim youths, in their early 20s, from Maharashtra, left India to join Islamic State of Syria and Iraq, ISIS, the most lethal terror organisation in the world. The youth reached Syria, took up arms and allegedly fought in the war. Six months later, one of ...
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