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Delhi HC junks PIL on Aurangzeb Road, Tarek Fatah says ...

Delhi HC junks PIL on Aurangzeb Road, Tarek Fatah says ...

By Tarek Fatah Editor's note: The Delhi Hight Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL filed by petitioner Shahid Ali seeking to stop the New Delhi Municipal Council from renaming Aurangzeb Road as APJ Abdul Kalam Road. The Bench said that ..., 1 month ago

BJP spokesperson: Rename Shahjahan Road in Delhi; Mughal king was 'symbol of lust'

Provided by Firstpost Close on the heels of row over rechristening of Aurangzeb Road, a Delhi BJP spokesperson has demanded that Shahjahan Road should be renamed as Dashrath Manjhi Road, as the Mughal emperor was a "symbol of lust". In his ...
 MSN News US2 months ago Rename Shahjahan Road; emperor was 'symbol of lust':BJP leader  Deccan Herald2 months ago Now BJP leader wants Delhi's Shahjahan Road renamed; says emperor was 'symbol of lust'  Rediff.com2 months ago BJP leader wants Shahjahan Road renamed  Millennium Post2 months ago

India's missile test site, Wheeler Island, named after APJ Abdul Kalam

Day after the New Delhi Municipal Corporation renamed Aurangzeb road to APJ Abdual Kalam road, the Odisha government decided to pay tribute to the former president by naming India's missile test site, Wheeler Island, after him.Odhisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made the announcement. The former president who was also known as the missile man of India and was the man behind this project. His association with this project goes back to as many as three ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Why renaming Aurangzeb Road is right  Rediff.com2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

What's in a name?

In Delhi, a debate concerning the name of one of the streets in the city -- Aurangzeb Road -- has been raging for years. Aurangzeb, who belonged to the Islamic Mughal dynasty, ruled large parts of today's India in the 1600s. Earlier this fall, ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 week ago A street by any other name  Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Mahesh Sharma stokes controversy, says Kalam was a nationalist despite being Muslim

"We have renamed Aurangzeb Road after a person, who despite being a Muslim, is a great nationalist...," Sharma told a news channel.      His remarks were sharply criticised by Congress which termed them as "convoluted and vicious".
 Jagran Post2 months ago Bingo! Despite being Mahesh  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago When the Clock Struck Prejudice: Islamophobia From Texas to India  New America Media2 months ago APJ nationalist though a Muslim: Mahesh Sharma  Deccan Chronicle2 months ago

Clogged drains irk residents

NOORPUR THAL The sewerage system in Dhup Sari and Katimar road areas near Nikroo Chungi has failed to serve the purpose due to apathy of Tehsil Municipal Administration. The sewerage has been stagnant in the streets for the last 10 days. Against ...
 The Nation Pakistan2 days ago

Win a Special Invitation to Firstpost Salon with Tarek Fatah

Tarek Fatah calls himself an Indian born in Pakistan. He is the one who spearheaded the idea to change the name of Aurangzeb Road in Delhi to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. A straight shooter who finds no virtue in the notion of an Islamic state, he speaks ...
 Firstpost.com5 days ago
Pakistan Observer

Video: Real History of Muslim Rule in India Mahmud Ghaznavi to Aurangzeb

October 24, 2015 India , Top Stories With the increase in the intolerance towards minorities in India there is a need to look in the reason for it. The basic reason is divide and rule policy of the extremist politician. This politician ...
 Siasat Daily1 month ago Culture of intolerance and the psychic numbing of the masses  Goa Herald1 week ago Modi-led RSS usurping minorities rights  Pakistan Observer1 month ago

Delhi roads that lead to history

Mir Dard Road, behind Maulana Azad Medical College, leads to Mehndian, where are situated the graves of the two great poets and a religious reformer. Khwaja Mir Dard flourished during the reigns of Mohd Shah and Shah Alam (1719-89). He lived near ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Why target Aurangzeb alone, Mr Kejriwal?

Yes, Aurangzeb was a tyrant who ill-treated his subjects. But was he the only Mughal emperor guilty of this, asks Syed Firdaus Ashraf. Last week, after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Twitter that Aurangzeb Road was being renamed A P J Abdul Kalam Road, I asked a friend how he felt about the renaming. "The renaming is justified," he felt. "Aurangzeb was a tyrant and an enemy of Hindus. He destroyed many temples. Among the temples raided during Aurangzeb's reign were the Kashi ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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