Ansari Brothers Form Party; Want Purvanchal

LUCKNOW: (AMN) The doyens of the eastern Uttar Pradesh, the Ansari brothers on Sunday floated a new political party to maintain their stronghold in the area. The news party “Quami Ekta Dal” would contest on all seats in the eastern UP.The brothers ..

Muslims condemn Sudarshan’s remark on minorities

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Several Muslim organisations have condemned the reported remark of Former RSS chief KS Sudarshan on minorities and the prime minister.

They said that the RSS and the BJP have become addict of using foul language.

Urdu Unites Parties in Parliament

NEW DELHI: After a long time the Indian parliament once again witnessed a broad debate on the language of Urdu. On Thursday members cutting across party lines in the Lok Sabaha made a strong plea for development and promotion of the Urdu language.

Besides secular parties BJP too made strong ..

Bihar approves Rs 80 crore for Madarsas

PATNA: THE Bihar government on Tuesday approved Rs 80 crore grants for the salary of the teachers and non-teaching employees. According to principal cabinet secretary Afzal Amanullah,1,119 madrasas for boys and nine madrasas for..

280 NGOs get help from Azad Foundation

NEW DELHI: The Government has said that 280 Non Government Organizations (NGOs) in the country, including 94 NGOs from Uttar Pradesh, have received financial assistance from the Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) during the last three years.

Thangal was voice of secular principle: PM

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said that the veteran Muslim League leader Janab Syed Mohammed Ali Shihab Thangal would long be remembered as the voice of secular principles and a practitioner of secular solidarity.
Dr. Singh said while releasing a commemorative stamp ..

Minorities given loan of over 11 lakh crore

NEW DELHI: The condition of minorities in the country might not have changed in the recent years, yet If we go by the official record minorities have been given a vast amount of money as loans.According to the Minister of State for ..

Govt. committed to protect rights of minorities

NEW DELHI (AMN): The Government of India is committed to protect the human rights of citizens including minorities. Minister of Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid said in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on a recent report of an international …

Qureshi appointed CEC of India

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The President, Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil Tuesday appointed Mr. Shahabuddin Yaqoob Quraishi, the senior-most Election Commissioner, as the Chief Election Commissioner of the country. Quraishi is the first Muslim to be appointed as Chief Election ..

Communal Violence Bill inadequate

NEW DELHI: A group of intellectuals on Sunday termed the Communal Violence (Prevention and Rehabilitation of Victims) bill 2009 as inadequate to check bloodshed in the country. They demanded necessary amendments in the Bill so that the law could prove as shield to the vulnerable section of the



Pankaj Advani reaches semifinals of Asian Snooker Championship

Top Indian cueist Pankaj Advani reached the semifinals of the Asian Snooker Championship in Doha today. Advani ...

Zero Tolerance policy to eliminate scourge of doping : Vijay Goel

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union sports minister Vijay Goel Thursday stressed the need for a Zero Tolera ...



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