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Journalist Shot Dead by Indian Soldier; Police Nabs Senior Army Officer for Ordering to Shoot

Sudip Dutta Bhaumik, reporter of the Bengali-language Syandan Patrika, was shot dead inside the office of the commander by a soldier at the headquarters of the Second Tripura State Rifles near the state capital Agartala where he had gone to speak to a senior officer allegedly involved in...

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Tipu Sultan: Diverse Narratives — Ram Puniyani

When the Maratha army of Patwardhan plundered the Sringeri monastery, Tipu Sultan respectfully restored the monastery to its glory. During his reign, the ten-day Dushehara celebrations...

No Mohamed bin Qasim for the Rohingya

The Buddhist Burma is no Nazi Germany. It could have easily been reined in and disciplined, using the enormous military and economic resources at...

No More A Sack of Potatoes — Badri Raina

  BADRI RAINA | Caravan Daily A conspiracy seems afoot To prove Moody’s wrong; Why else would a million farmers Capital streets throng?   They no longer seem fragmented, Gullible, superstitious, But bunched...

Shabana Azmi Urges Film Industry to ‘Take a Stand and Not...

The five-time National Award winner said that “putting a price on Deepika’s head is a criminal act.” Web Desk MUMBAI -- Celebrated Bollywood actor and five-time...

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NHRC ISSUES NOTICE TO UP GOVT FOR ENDORSING POLICE ENCOUNTERS

The rights body has sought a detailed report from the UP govt within 6 weeks and said even if the law and order situation...

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea for Expert Panel to Review ‘Padmavati’

The court said the plea against the release of the period drama was "hopeless and misconceived" and such pleas are "encouraging" people who are...

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BJP Concealing Suffering from Demonetisation, GST: Shatrughan

NEW DELHI (IANS) -- Actor and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday said the suffering and chaotic situation caused by demonetisation and implementation of Goods...

Yashwant Sinha Rubbishes Modi’s Claim That Demonetisation Was Successful

Notebandi has failed as its objective was not fulfilled. There is no black money return," Sinha said PATNA (IANS) -- Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on...

CBI Has Turned Into RSS Branch: Kamal Nath

The Congress veteran leader said the CBI was asked to investigate the scam but the agency has started delivering the verdict. INDORE (PTI) --  Taking a swipe...

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Hafiz Saeed Sends New Video Message to India on ‘Freedom of...

"I am fighting for Kashmir's independence. I pray to God that may He help me and my community in getting the freedom for Kashmir,"...

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Myanmar, Bangladesh Ink Rohingya Return Deal Amid Concern Over Army’s Role

Myanmar is seeking to ease international pressure by striking an initial agreement on returns, while Dhaka wants to ensure overstretched refugee camps that have...

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US War on Somalia

Peace and stability defeat America’s imperial agenda. Violence and turmoil serve it - including pretexts for aggressive wars and unconscionable amounts spent on global...

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W. Bank Palestinians Target of Frequent Attacks: Report

The Commission to Resist Colonization and the Separation Wall, in its report, cites 56 separate attacks on Palestinian farmers in the West Bank --...

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Economy is Not Out of Wood Despite Moody’s Rating Upgrade, Says...

The fact that GST council has met so many times showed that there was undue haste in implementation and the bureaucracy had not done...

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NHRC Notice to Yogi Govt. for ‘Endorsing’ Killings in Police Encounters

Since BJP came to power in UP in March 2017, 433 police encounters have occurred killing 19 alleged criminals and wounding 89 others. Caravan Daily New...

Legal Luminary and Ex TN Advocate General Habibullah Badsha Dies at 84

Caravan Daily CHENNAI -- Regarded as the doyen of the Madras bar, former Advocate General of Tamil Nadu Habibullah Badsha passed away here Wednesday morning. He was...

Thousands of Muslim Students Demonstrate outside Bengal Assembly Demanding a Varsity in Murshidabad

Caravan Daily KOLKATA -- To press for their decades-old demand for having a university established in Murshidabad district comprising around 75 lakh population, thousands of students,...

Zafar Sareshwala Explains ‘Zero Result’ By Maulana Azad Urdu Varsity’s UPSC Coaching Centre

Explaining one reason, among others, for their zero result, Chancellor Zafar Sareshwala says the UPSC academy has had a real start only this year....

Hijab No Hurdle: Hyderabad Bakery Worker’s Daughter to Fly Airbus A320

AGAINST ODDS Hijab-wearing Syeda Salva Fatima is now all set to join an airline and is one of the four Muslim women in India who...

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IMRC Volunteers From USA To Undertake 10-Day Visit To India Next Month

Volunteers will gain insights into a variety of activities related to IMRC healthcare, education, women's empowerment and skill development programs.  INDIAN Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC)...

The Forgotten Muslim Heroes Who Fought for Britain In the Trenches

The stories of the 2.5 million Muslims who travelled to Europe to fight for the allies during the first world war are finally being...

Islam And the Bolshevik Revolution

Mir Said Sultan Galiev became the architect of ‘Muslim national communism’. Ahmed Rashid IMAGINE if Vladimir Lenin had enlisted Muslim comrades to the Bolshevik party’s Central...

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Mohammed Siraj, Son of Hyderabad Auto Driver, Joins Indian Team; Breaks Down During National...

Web Report NEW DELHI -- Last month, the Team India selection committee picked the squad for the three-match T20I series against New Zealand. To everyone's surprise, the uncapped...

Pakistan Batsman Zubair Ahmed Dies After Being Struck By Bouncer

The young batsman's death is a grim reminder of the risks of playing without a helmet. NEW DELHI -- Cricket was struck by another tragic...

Pakistani Athletes Arrive In India To Participate In 22nd Asian Athletics Championship

BHUBANESWAR -- The Pakistani athletes on Monday evening arrived in Bhubaneswar to participate in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships. President of the Athletics Federation of...

No One Knows Who Cheered Pakistan Win, Sedition Charge Dropped

Though the sedition charges have been dropped, the 15 accused continue to be in jail – police have now charged them under Section 153...

Those Who Celebrated Pak’s Win Should Go Live There: Minorities Panel Chief Gairul Hasan...

I feel those who did so, were on the wrong side. Therefore, I said what I said, the former leader of BJP's minority wing...

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