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How religious tourism flies high in Yogi's UP
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How religious tourism flies high in Yogi's UP

On September 25, two days before World Tourism Day, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took charge of the Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad (Braj Pilgrim Development Council) as its chair. Several bureaucrats from the concerned departments have also been ... Sify, 2 months ago

Activists blame Pakistan for harbouring terrorists and targeting minorities

Political activists and human rights defenders have blamed Pakistan for crushing voices of dissent and harbouring terrorists.At a side-event titled "Freedom of Expression" at the 36th session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, the activists from Pakistan ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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India needs to quell the communal demon

'Indian nationhood is indeed at the cusp of alarming redefinition -- hate-filled, and exclusionary.''Nations are not built this way, instead these are the ways of liquidating nations.''We must pre-empt it.''Can we?' asks Mohammad Sajjad. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The growing hatred and violence against Muslims and the spectacularly video-graphed circulation thereof, in the India of today, has acquired an ominous frequency. It is increasingly making us inured, as such barbarity ...
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ANSTEY's PLAN- Kashmir Federation supported by India and Pakistan

In April 1957, a LSE economist with an India expertise—Vera Anstey —came up with an action plan to settle the raging Kashmir dispute, just as a jailed Sheikh Abdullah’s wingman Mirza Afzal Mohammed Beg, heading the Plebiscite Front began to rage against ...
 The Financial Chronicle16 hours ago

Pakistan's blasphemy law hands fringe Islamists dangerous weapon

An obscure Islamist group in Pakistan has brought down a federal minister and dealt the government a stinging blow with the help of a blasphemy law that authorities have long used as a tool of repression against minorities and dissidents. Law minister Zahid ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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US asks Pak to abolish blasphemy laws

The United States has asked Pakistan to abolish its blasphemy laws at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) held in Geneva on 13 November, Dawn reported. Representatives from the US and the United Kingdom stressed on religious intolerance and human rights ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

RPT-SPECIAL REPORT-In Modi's India, cow vigilantes deny Muslim farmers their livelihood

(Repeats without any changes to text.) By Zeba Siddiqui, Krishna N. Das, Tommy Wilkes and TomLasseter BEHROR, India Nov 6 (Reuters) - The beating that ended PehluKhan's life was televised nationwide. Cell phone video captureda group of men punching and ...
 Sify1 month ago

UP madrassas to have NCERT books: Yogi govt

The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to introduce NCERT books in madrassas in Uttar Pradesh, apart from making mathematics and science compulsory at intermediate level in the Islamic schools. The steps are intended to make madrassa students more competitive by providing them contemporary and quality education, according to Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma. "The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to introduce National Council of Educational Research and Training books in the madrassas ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban long backed by clerics

Saudi Arabian women awoke to news of a royal decree permitting them to drive starting next year - and some were already behind the wheel on Wednesday, even though licences will not be issued for nine months. "Saudi Arabia will never be the same again. The ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Durga as Defence Minister, Laxmi as FM: Here’s what a ‘ministry of gods’ would look like

It wasn't long ago that M Venkaiah Naidu had called Prime Minister Narendra Modi “God's gift to the nation”. The former minister is now the Vice-President and appears to be avoiding showering individuals with such adulation, perhaps in keeping ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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