Pak human rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away

AMN / LAHORE Pakistan’s renowned human rights activist and senior lawyer Asma Jahangir passed away in Lahore today. She was 66. She is survived by a son and two daughters. Her family told media that Jahangir had suffered from a cardiac arrest and was subsequently shifted to a hospital, where she breathed her last. Known … Continue reading Pak human rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away

No compromise on Babri Masjid, triple Talaq issues: Owaisi

AMN / Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief and a member the All India Muslim Personal Board (AIMPB) Asaduddin Owaisi said there will no compromise on the issue related to Babri Masjid and triple talaq bill. Addressing a press conference here AIMPB meet, Owaisi said, “The All India Muslim Personal Board (AIMPB) has reiterated … Continue reading No compromise on Babri Masjid, triple Talaq issues: Owaisi

AIMPLB expels Salman Nadvi from Board

AMN / Hyderabad The All India Muslim Personal Law Board’s (AIMPLB), the apex body of Indian Muslims today expelled Moulana Salman Hasni Nadvi’s from the Board following his controversial stand on historic Bari Masjid. “The board reiterated its uncompromising stand on Babri Masjid issue. Salman Nadvi is still speaking against the Board stand. So the board … Continue reading AIMPLB expels Salman Nadvi from Board

Campaigning for polls in Tripura gains momentum

Campaigning for assembly elections is gaining momentum. Senior leaders of BJP are in the state today for campaigning. These leaders include Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Party’s National President Amit Shah and Union Minister of Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. Mr. Jaitley today released vision document of BJP for the assembly polls. Mr Shah … Continue reading Campaigning for polls in Tripura gains momentum

No essential service can be denied for want of Aadhaar: UIDAI

AMN Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has asked the government departments, Ministries and State governments to ensure that no essential service or benefit should be denied to a genuine beneficiary for want of Aadhaar. In a statement, the authority said, it has taken a serious note of some of the cases reported in media … Continue reading No essential service can be denied for want of Aadhaar: UIDAI

Some questions to Maulana Salman Nadvi

By Abdul hafiz lakhani Babri Masjid-Ram Mandi issue once again hots up as Supreme court recently conveyed its clinical approach to the 70-year-old Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute, exhorting the parties on either side of the fence to treat it merely as a “land issue.”Indicating it would not be swayed by the history of religious conflict … Continue reading Some questions to Maulana Salman Nadvi

Bihar bans sale of loose cigarettes

AMN / PATNA The Bihar government has banned the sale of loose cigarettes in the state. Bihar is the 12th state in the country to enforce such a ban. District Magistrates and Superintendents of Police of concerned districts have been instructed to act as per the Tobacco Control Act under which anyone selling loose cigarettes … Continue reading Bihar bans sale of loose cigarettes

PM Modi hails NRIs in Gulf, promises to turn dream into reality

Our Correspondent/ Dubai Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that it is after many years that the relationship between India and the countries of the Gulf region is so strong. Addressing the Indian diaspora at Dubai Opera House in UAE today, PM commended the Indian community for working together with the people of the Gulf … Continue reading PM Modi hails NRIs in Gulf, promises to turn dream into reality

J&K: 5 soldiers killed, 4 JeM terrorists gunned down

AMN / JAMMU Four heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists have been gunned down by the security forces while six people including five Army personnel have lost their lives in the ongoing military operation in Sunjwan Military Station in Jammu so far. 11 others including six women and children are left injured in terror attack and subsequent … Continue reading J&K: 5 soldiers killed, 4 JeM terrorists gunned down

Rajapakse backed alliance takes lead in Sri Lanka local polls

AMN The alliance backed by former President Mahinda Rajapakse is heading for a landslide victory in local body elections held yesterday. The alliances backed by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime minster Ranil Wickremsinghe have suffered setbacks even in their stronghold leading to churning in national politics. Mr. Rajapkse alliance has termed the results as a … Continue reading Rajapakse backed alliance takes lead in Sri Lanka local polls