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Vol. XLVII No. 50, 2010-03-28
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AUTOPSY REPORTS OF BATLA HOUSE VICTIMS REVEAL CONSPIRACY
 
Two boys killed in the Batla House encounter in September 2008, died of gunshot wounds and also from the impact of blunt force,” their post-mortem reports have revealed. Atif Amin and Mohammed Sajid succumbed to their injuries in the said encounter, five days after the serial blasts in the Capital. The post-mortem reports, accessed by an RTI activist and Jamia Millia Islamia student Afroz Alam Sahil, show most injuries were from gunshots while some were caused ... More
 
 
 
SIO VOICES CONCERN OVER FOREIGN UNIVERSITY BILL
 
“The Foreign University Bill passed in the cabinet is apprehensive. Kapil Sibal the Union HRD Minister views the bill, if passed in the Parliament, would be a revolution larger than the one in the telecom sector,” said Shahnawaz Ali Raihan National Secretary of Students Islamic Organisation, on March 16. He said the Bill would be a green signal for tough competitions in the education industry to earn large profits. It is an irony that today higher education is reachable only for... More
 
 
 
HYDERABAD MAYOR'S RESIGNATION SOUGHT
 
Mayor of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Banda Karthika Reddy who attended a women’s conclave on the second day of VHP’s Dharma Prachara Samiti held at Gujarati Pragati Samaj Bhavan, on March 13, attracted the ire of her party’s ally MIM. The programme was organised by VHP, where Praveen Kumar Togadia was also present. MIM leaders including Deputy Mayor Jaffer Hussain, Yasmeen Sultana, Aruna and others carrying placards accused the Mayor of conspiring with com... More
 
 
 
GOVT SETS BALL ROLLING ON REPEAL OF SAME-SEX LAW
 

While the challenge mounted by individuals and NGOs to the Delhi High Court judgment decriminalising gay sex is still pending in the Apex Court, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has set in motion a move to take same-gender sex out of criminal jurisprudence. A communication from the MHA to the Ministry of Law and Justice, sent earlier this week, asked the latter to prepare a draft of an amendment Bill to the Indian Penal Code, the most striking feature of which is that Section 377 would no l... More

 
 
 
COL. PUROHIT LIKELY TO BE SACKED BY ARMY
 

Lt. Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit, arrested in November 2008 for his active role in the Malegaon blasts, is likely to be sacked by the Army soon. Though Purohit is facing proceedings in a civilian court for the blasts, apart from being questioned in some other cases, the Army’s own court of inquiry (CoI) held under the Lucknow-based Central Command has reportedly recommended that his services be terminated with immediate effect. “The CoI report is being considered by the Army he... More

 
 
 
NHRC ORDERS MAHARASHTRA TO COMPENSATE VICTIMS OF MNS ATROCITIES
 

In a serious indictment of the Maharashtra government’s handling of the anti-north Indian agitation by MNS, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on March 18 asked the state government to pay Rs 5 lakh each to the families of two migrants who died in the violence meted out to them by MNS hooligans in 2008. Vinod Singh, a security guard in Jindal Company, lost his life in violence at Nasik on February 13. Amba Das died after being injured during stone pelting by a mob on a bus carr... More

 
 
 
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PANEL FOR MINORITIES
 

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may have to step in to break the logjam over the Equal Opportunities Commission after turf issues threaten to shrink the ambit of the proposed body from deprived groups to just minorities. Sources said if the Group of Ministers (GoM) looking into the issue fails to break the deadlock, with various ministries objecting to EOC treading on the toes of other functional commissions, the issue may have to be resolved by the Prime Minister. In its two meetings, the GoM ... More

 
 
 
MAULANA RABEY NADWI RE-ELECTED AIMPLB PRESIDENT
 
Maulana Rabey Hasni Nadwi was re-elected President of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) for the third consecutive term, on March 20. Others elected on the board are: Salim Qasmi, Kalbe Sadiq, Syed Fakhruddin Ashraf and Kaka Saeed Ahmad Umri as vice-presidents, Syed Nizamuddin as General Secretary, Muhammad Wali Rahmani, Abdus Sattar Yousuf Sheikh, as Secretaries and Mohd Abdur Rahim Qureshi as Assistant General Secretary.
Syed Qasim Rasool Ilyas, the board’s sp... More
 
 
 
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Dump the Nuclear Liability BillCOVER STORY
Modi must ExplainEDITORIAL
Enjoying Sweetness of FaithGUIDANCE - II
The Right to IntercedeGUIDANCE-I
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PALESTINIAN FARMERS DENIED VISASMUSLIM WORLD
Muslim Ummah in CompliancePAYAAM-E-MAGHRIB
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Security LapseREADERS PULSE
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