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Vol. XLIX No. 50, 2012-03-18
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ANTI-MUSLIM COMMENT SPARKS RUCKUS IN GUJARAT ASSEMBLY
 

A Gujarat minister’s reported “anti-minority’’ comment about population explosion in minority communities led to ruckus in the state assembly on Feb 5. There was little clarity on what Nitin Patel actually said, but slogan shouting began immediately after he spoke. Congress legislature party chief Iqbal Patel took exception to Patel’s remark, saying it reminded one that, despite Sadbhavna, things have not changed. He recalled how it is similar to what chief minis... More

 
 
 
MUSLIMS FUME OVER GEHLOT’S REMARKS FAVOURING ISRAELI AGRICULTURE
 

Muslim groups took strong exception to CM Ashok Gehlot calling upon the farmers to draw inspiration from Israel in the fields of agriculture, irrigation and water management and feared that this approach would harm Rajasthan both in agricultural technology and in the delicate balance of conflicting interests. Gehlot appealed to farmers to adopt sprinklers and drip irrigation in a big way and asked the farmers’ groups to “visit Israel and learn from its agricultural practices invol... More

 
 
 
APPROVED AURANGABAD HERITAGE MOSQUES FACE THREAT OF DEMOLITION
 

A rather piquant situation is developing in Aurangabad city in Maharashtra with the municipal corporation issuing a notice to demolish at least 41 structures in the first phase of road widening in the old city, including heritage mosques which are on Wakf property. Aurangabad Municipal Commissioner Purshottam Bhapkar said that a notice for demolition was issued on Jan 29 and includes 20 temples as well. The corporation tried to demolish an old mosque in the Gulmandi complex, a designated heri... More

 
 
 
TEMPLE CARD NO MORE VALID, BJP LOOSES AYODHYA
 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lost in Ayodhya Assembly constituency for the first time since the Babri Masjid was demolished on Dec 6, 1992. BJP candidate Lallu Singh lost to Samajwadi Party’s Tej Narayan Pandey alias Pawan Pandey. Singh had been winning the seat since 1991 state elections.

Pandey won Ayodhya by a margin of 5,405 votes. While Pandey got 55,262 votes, Singh came in second with 49,857 votes. Ved Prakash Gupta of the Bahujan Samaj Party secured 33,481 votes ... More

 
 
 
GEELANI DEMANDS TOGADIA’S ARREST OVER HATE SPEECH
 

Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani demanded immediate arrest of Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Parveen Togadia for his “anti-Islam” remarks. He also appealed Imams in Jammu and Kashmir particularly Poonch, Rajouri and Doda to lodge their protest and ask all Muslims to raise their voice against it.

Geelani while criticising the state administration said that while on one hand it bans religious functions of Muslims and uses lathis against them; on the other... More

 
 
 
TRUCK DRIVER’S DAUGHTER FROM BATLA HOUSE CRACKS HARYANA JUDICIAL SERVICE
 

Batla House is associated with an encounter that took place here three years ago. But now it’s in the limelight for an altogether different reason. A  Batla House resident has been selected in the Haryana Judicial Service Exam. Iram Hasan is a daughter of a truck driver and has secured the 19th position and is the youngest to do so.

She said her relatives would urge her father not to spend on her education but when... More

 
 
 
MADHYA PRADESH MINING MAFIA CLAIMS IPS’S LIFE
 

Narendra Kumar, a young IPS officer, barely 45 days into his job, was crushed under the wheels of a tractor-trolley allegedly driven by a member of the alleged mining mafia when he tried to stop the vehicle carrying stones in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district. The chief minister has ordered a judicial probe.

What’s got lost in the noise is how heavily the odds are stacked against an honest officer when it comes to a sector where corruption thrives on the power of the state ... More

 
 
 
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