Muslims constitute 20% of UP's electorate.Currently, Muslim voters are divided between Akhilesh's SP and Mayawati's BSP.What will tilt the balance?Can Muslims back the winning party?Mohammad Sajjad explains the mysteries of UP's Muslim politics. IMAGE: A group of Muslims in Hashimpura offer prayers.In the centre is Mohammed Naeem, one of the survivors from the 1987 massacre.Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Indian elections are more about the equations of social engineering. Hence in ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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By Drazen Jorgic | JHANG, Pakistan JHANG, Pakistan Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi, a Muslim cleric whose father was one of Pakistan's most infamous sectarian figures, said he has become more moderate and distanced himself from his previous anti-Shia rhetoric ...First Post.com, 1 month ago
Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has started its preparations for the 2018 polls by setting up a parliamentary board for selecting candidates both for the National Assembly and provincial assembly seats. A decision to form a political committee to decide ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
In a stinging attack on the Opposition over Parliamentary paralysis, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the House is not a place for dharna and disruption which amounts to ‘gagging of majority’ by the minority. He told Parliamentarians that they are meant to discuss and transact business and not to disrupt. "Disruption is totally unacceptable in Parliamentary system. People send representatives to speak and not to sit on dharna and not to create any trouble on the floor," ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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