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Imam plea

Noor-ur Rahaman Barkati, the shahi imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, today appealed to people to vote for Mamata Banerjee. "Except for Mamata, no one else in Bengal thinks about the development of people, and Muslims in particular," he said. "Mamata advised me to ... The Telegraph, 1 month ago
Barkati pitches for Mamata HT Syndication, 1 month ago

Historical Distortions Galore

There is nothing surprising about the attempt of the Bharatiya Janata Party to relegate the contributions of Tipu Sultan to the background by labeling him anti-Hindu and anti-Kannada, or forcing Kashmiri students studying outside the state to chant ...
 CounterPunch2 weeks ago

Shield for Nakhoda Mosque

Kolkata: The managing committee of an iconic mosque in central Kolkata has publicly condemned the pro-government remarks of its imam in a vernacular newspaper, making the Muslim community's worst fears come true that the clergy, which the Trinamool ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Times of India

Narada and Saradha matter little to Didi fans in villages

In searing heat, loudspeakers strung up on trucks, and slogan-blaring autos crisscross Bengal. As meadows and lakes give way to towns, political affiliations alter with the landscape. Unlike the 2011 electoral Kal Baisakhi (thunderstorm) that swept ...
 Times of India20 hours ago

Rizwanur Rahman died for love, but there can be no love jihad in Bengal, Bengal Muslims say

KOLKATA: In a little corner of the predominantly Muslim quarter of Park Circus in Kolkata is a forgotten tragedy. Down a narrow alleyway is the home of Rizwanur Rahman. Nine years ago, 30 year old Rizwanur, who had fallen in love with and married ...
 Times of India1 week ago

West Bengal Election 2016: Why Muslim Votes matter significantly for Mamata Banerjee

Had it not been so, Mamata Banerjee would not have kicked off her election campaign from Malda, recently infamous for the rioting by the "Ulemas in skull caps burning police vehicles and looting a police station. Her nephew MP Abhishek Banerjee ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago

A hope Revival of quality theatre

Let's make a habit out of promoting culture Among the echoing gigantic walls of the Lahore Fort, the regal marble pavilion of Hazuri Bagh and the grandiose Badshahi Mosque, was staged a theatre festival in which the stories ...
 Pakistan Today1 month ago
The Nation Pakistan

Punjab marks Pakistan Day with fervour

SIALKOT/MANDI BAHAUDDIN/KAMALIA/KASUR/ LAYYAH/BAHAWALPUR/ GUJRANWALA/TOBA TEK SINGH/MUZAFFARGARH/ HAFIZABAD/ Pakistan Day was celebrated across Punjab with fervour, enthusiasm and renewal of pledge to spare no effort for the progress and ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago

Lazy Sunday mornings in Bengaluru

'I think the best word that describes Bangalore’s cool refreshing breeze is zephyr. And it's this wind and soft fragrances of Bangalore that will cradle you all through, during your visit to the Garden City,' says Sumit Ganguli.  Image: The Bangalore airport.  Do the airports of India almost represent the character of the city that it serves? When we land at the Bangalore airport, there is a sense of quiet efficiency. Bangalore or Bengaluru airport with its glass, chrome and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Karnataka Muslim official issues temple invites, Hindu groups take offence

The bustling town of Puttur, in the Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka, is in the eye of the storm. A controversy is raging there because an invitation for a temple festival has been printed in the name of a Muslim administrator. Local VHP and Bajrang Dal ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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