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Bloody Saturday: 7 Civilians Killed in Firing By Security Forces in Kashmir

Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq called the incident "a massacre of Kashmiris" and announced a three-day Valley-wide protest shutdown beginning on Saturday. SRINAGAR (IANS) -- It was a blood-soaked Saturday in Kashmir in which 11 persons, including seven civilians, an Army soldier and three militants, were...

OPINION

India Awakened, Democracy Restored — Dr Mike Ghouse

Indians are good people, they are as good as gold. They are clamoring for a leader who can bring jobs and don’t want to...

A Hint of Spring — Badri Raina

BADRI RAINA | Caravan Daily   The spell is broken. The bewitching wand turns To wood.  Paralysed slumber Of years lifts an eyelid And sees into the dark subterfuge. There is a...

From Bombay to Bulandshahr: Lessons to Learn — Aijaz Zaka Syed

Hindutva has emerged as the clear and present danger to Hinduism and silence is not an option for the sane majority AIJAZ ZAKA SYED |...

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Modi Govt Behind ‘Factual Bloomers’ in SC Rafale Verdict: Congress

NEW DELHI (IANS) -- Blaming the Narendra Modi government for the "factual bloomers" in the Supreme Court judgment in the Rafale deal, the Congress on...

POLITICS

“Nothing Against Secularism”: Meghalaya Judge on “Hindu Country” Comment

Web Report SHILLONG -- Meghalaya High Court Judge Sudip Ranjan Sen, responding to a row that was created by his "Hindu country" remark in a judgement,...

SHORT TAKES

Australia to Recognise West Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

Australian Prime Minister also announced his support for recognising a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital in the future. CANBERRA (IANS) -- Australia will...

Congress’ Sachin Pilot Registers Easy Win Over BJP’s Yoonus Khan in Rajasthan

Congress Rajasthan state president and a likely candidate for the CM's post humbled BJP's Yoonus Khan by a margin of 54,179 votes from Tonk...

Sunil Arora Takes Charge as Chief Election Commissioner

NEW DELHI (IANS) — Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Sunday assumed charge as the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), a day after O.P. Rawat...

WAY OF THE WORLD

Paradigm Shift In Cutting-Edge Journalism, Say Top Practitioners

JAIPUR (IANS) -- They represent journalism at its most exciting, influential but also lethal. Top journalists who have covered a wide spectrum of issues from...

WORLD

NEIGHBORS

Punjab CM Amarinder Sees “Bigger Design of Pak Army” in Kartarpur

The opening of the Kartarpur corridor is clearly a game plan of the ISI (Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence). A bigger conspiracy seems to have been...

ASIA

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

Australia to Recognise West Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

Australian Prime Minister also announced his support for recognising a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital in the future. CANBERRA (IANS) -- Australia will...

ECONOMY

Urjit Patel’s Resignation Signals Dangerous Trend: AIBEA

CHENNAI (IANS)— Although the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) had earlier demanded RBI Governor Urjit Patel's resignation, his calling it quits on Monday has...

COMMUNITY

Assembly Polls: 19 Muslim MLAs Elected in Five States

Of the 19 Muslim MLAs elected, 10 are from Congress, one from BSP and TRS respectively and seven from AIMIM. Caravan News NEW DELHI — Congress...

Dilip Kumar to Welcome 96th Birthday Among Close Friends, Family

Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar continues to get the love of his fans who have embraced his prolific performances in a glorious career NEW DELHI (IANS) --...

SC Acquits All 4 Muslims Accused in 17-Year-Old Kanpur Riot Case

Pointing out several flaws in the investigation, the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of Uttar Pradesh Government and opined that no perversity existed in...

Prof Mushirul Hasan – Historian Who Put Muslims in Indian Perspective

Obituary Prof Mushirul Hasan, the distinguished historian and former vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, dedicated his life to chronicling the experience of Indian Muslims...

Eminent Historian Prof Mushirul Hasan Passes Away

Caravan news NEW DELHI— Eminent Historian Professor Mushirul Hasan and former vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia passed away on Monday morning. He was 71. Prof. Hasan's...

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Johnson & Johnson Knew for Decades Asbestos Lurked In its Baby Powder: Report

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why. She knew that her cancer, mesothelioma, arose in the...

Bulandshahr Violence: Sacred Cows, Disposable Humans

“It is a curious people. With them, all life seems to be sacred except human life.” – Mark Twain on Indians. A single quote sometimes...

Bulandshahr Violence: As Election Nears, Religious Tensions Surge in An Indian Village

NAYABANS (Reuters) -- Nayabans isn’t remarkable as northern Indian villages go. Sugar cane grows in surrounding fields, women carry animal feed in bullock carts...

SPORTS

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...

#MeToo Claims Hit Head of India’s Powerful Cricket Board

NEW DELHI (AFP) -- The chief executive of Indian cricket board has been given a week to explain allegations of sexual harassment against him,...

Asia Cup: Over The Boundary! Cricket-Loving India, Pakistan Couples Bowled Over In UAE

India are playing in the Emirates for the first time since 2006, sparking huge interest among the country's large number of Indian expats. DUBAI (AFP)...

Indo-Pak Athletes Make Peace At Asian Games

The Bopanna-Qureshi pair used to called the 'Peace Express' for never missing a chance to stress on the need for peace between the two...

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