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Malegaon Blast Victim’s Father Moves EC to Ban Accused Pragya Singh from Contesting Polls

NEW DELHI (PTI) - A Malegaon blast victim's father and a political activist on Thursday moved the special NIA court and the Election Commission respectively seeking barring of prime accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting the Lok Sabha polls, a day after the BJP...

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Remembering Heroes of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre — Prof Shamsul Islam

Contemporary documents of the brutal massacre and people's heroic resistance remain hidden in National Archives PROF SHAMSUL ISLAM  | Caravan Daily TODAY India has turned into a...

BJP Hiding its Failures by Targeting Nehru — Prof Ram Puniyani

PROF RAM PUNIYANI | Caravan Daily AS BJP releases its manifesto, what strikes one is the absence of any mention of what their previous promises...

An Open Letter to Chief Election Commissioner

‘I believe that the response of the Commission was not adequate insofar as the strengthening the principle of fairness is concerned’ EVERY time during the...

Advani’s Harvest of Hate — Aijaz Zaka Syed

The denial of a mere party ticket is no retribution for what Advani and company visited on India, wreaking havoc with its political and...

Jet Airways to Suspend All Flights from Tonight As it Fails...

MUMBAI (IANS) -- Jet Airways will temporarily suspend all flights operations from Wednesday night after it failed to secure interim funding of Rs 400 crore...

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Used as ‘Human Shield’ in 2017 Bypoll, Dar Now on Poll...

SRINAGAR (PTI) -- Nearly two years ago, when Srinagar voted in a Lok Sabha bypoll, Farooq Ahmed Dar, was used as a “human shield”...

Politics

Political Analyst Poonawalla Asks EC to Bar Sadhvi Pragya from Polls

Caravan News NEW DELHI --  After the Malegaon blasts accused Pragya Singh Thakur joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday and reported to be likely candidate...

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Retired IAS Converted to Islam Forced to Use Hindu Name in...

"I could not get permission from the Central government to issue the gazette notification for a name change and hence have to submit my...

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20 Killed, 48 injured in Bombing at Pakistan Market

ISLAMABAD (IANS) -- At least 20 people were killed, almost half of them belonging to the Shia Hazara minority, and 48 injured when a bomb...

Asia

Brunei Introduces Stoning to Death for Gay Sex, Adultery

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, BRUNEI (AFP) -- Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new sharia laws, including death by stoning, for adultery and gay sex, despite a storm of...

Africa

Egypt Court Sends 75 to Death Including Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Over...

CAIRO (AFP) -- An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people to death, including top leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, for their involvement in...

Middle East

Netanyahu Formally Named Next Israeli Prime Minister

JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday formally handed Benjamin Netanyahu his letter of appointment to start building a coalition government following last...

Economy

Jet Airways to Suspend All Flights from Tonight As it Fails...

MUMBAI (IANS) -- Jet Airways will temporarily suspend all flights operations from Wednesday night after it failed to secure interim funding of Rs 400 crore...

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Viqar Ahmad: BBC Urdu’s Authoritative Voice will be Remembered Long

OBITUARY Qurban Ali | Caravan Daily VIQAR AHMAD, the most outstanding broadcaster and an authoritative voice of the BBC Urdu Service for many decades passed away on March 13,...

Mumbai-based Muslim School Owner Fosters a Hindu Child

Given the hate-spewing era that we are living in, Mumbai’s Farzeen Chaudhary is setting an example of love, peace, and motherhood Caravan News MUMBAI -- Who said...

US Muslim Congresswoman Experiences Increase in Death Threats

WASHINGTON (IANS) -- Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has said that in the days since President Donald Trump tweeted about a speech she gave last month,...

How This Hyderabad Social Entrepreneur is Using Big Data to Change Farmers’ Lives

HYDERABAD (IANS) - At a time of widespread agricultural distress caused by successive droughts, unremunerative farming and debt-trapped rural economies, a young man with his...

Head Wrapped in Vision of India, and Scarves, AMU Women Want Secular Govt

ALIGARH (PTI) -- Their head scarves may announce their identity but many women first-time voters here say they want to elect a government that...

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Used as ‘Human Shield’ in 2017 Bypoll, Dar Now on Poll Duty

SRINAGAR (PTI) -- Nearly two years ago, when Srinagar voted in a Lok Sabha bypoll, Farooq Ahmed Dar, was used as a “human shield”...

India Slips on World Press Freedom Index

The report says ‘scribes attacked for writing on subjects that annoy Hindutva’ LONDON (PTI) -- India has dropped two places on a global press freedom index to...

Is Ambedkar-Owaisi Front a Threat to BJP-Sena or Congress-NCP?

MUMBAI (IANS) - How much challenge will the alliance between Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkars Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) and Assaddudin Owaisis All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen...

Jallianwala Bagh: Hundred Years of Sacrifice

Dr Prem Singh TODAY, on April 13, 2019, is the hundredth year of Jallianwala Bagh massacre. It was the day of Baisakhi festival. Thousands of...

Elections 2019: BJP, Congress Field Maximum Candidates with Criminal Record

Syed Ghazanfar Abbas | Caravan Daily NEW DELHI -- Congress and BJP fielded the largest number of candidates with criminal background in the 91 constituencies...

SPORTS

The Fallacy of Soccer’s Magical Bridge-building Qualities

James M Dorsey | Caravan Daily IMAGINING himself as a peacemaker in a conflict-ridden part of the world, FIFA President Gianni Infantino sees a 2022...

Visa Refusal to Pakistan Shooters: IOC Suspends India from Hosting Olympic-Qualifying Events

The global governing body also urged all international sports federations not to hold events in India, or grant hosting rights to the country for...

Mohammed Shami Fastest Indian to Claim 100 ODI Wickets

India's Mohammed Shami added another feather to his cap becoming the fastest Indian medium pacer to complete 100 wickets in...

Ex-India Cricketer Hopes Imran Khan Will Help Resume Tests With Pakistan

Bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan have been frozen amid political tensions and they only play each other in multi-nation events such as...

Israeli Minister Fights Back Tears of Joy at Abu Dhabi Judo Gold

Israeli television broadcasts noted that it came amid a flurry of outreach to Gulf Arab countries. An Israeli gymnastics team is currently attending an...