Raped nun’s ‘media trial’ disgusts rights workers

BHUBNESHWAR/ NEW DELHI: Rights activists in Orissa say they are disgusted by the “media trial” of a Catholic nun, who was raped during anti-Christian violence in 2008.
“We are sad at the process which leads to negative public perception of the woman and her plight,” says Pramila Swain, president..

All Hindu terrorists are linked to RSS:Digvijay

BHOPAL (AMN): Senior Congress leader and general secretary of the party Digvijay Singh on Sunday said that all Hindus arrested for their alleged involvement in terror activities across the country were linked to the Rashtriya Swayayamsewak Sangh (RSS).Using the similar Cliché as used by the San..

CBI gives Sohrabuddin case report to SC

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The CBI on Tuesda filed a status report relating to the fake encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in the Supreme Court. Sohrabuddin was killed by the Gujarat police in which the former state Home Minister Amit Shah is a key accused. The status report filed by the CBI is ..

RSS and LeT have similar modus operandi: Congress

NAGPUR: (AMN) Congress on Friday said that it did not support the idea of banning the RSS as it felt the organisation could change its name like Lashkar-e-Toiba does.
Talking to media persons here Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said “It has 125 different affiliated organisations, so the..

Fearing cong attack, RSS regrets Sudarshan remarks

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Alarmed over Congress open war against Sangh Parivar, the RSS and the BJP on Friday apologized for the derogatory remarks made against Sonia Gandhi by its former chief K S Sudarshan.Both the organisations described the remarks as unfortunate. The RSS, which had Thursday ..

Leaders pay Floral Tributes to Maulana Azad

NEW DELHI: (AMN): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K. Rahman Khan led the nation in paying floral tributes at the portrait of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his Birth Anniversary Thursday.Among other dignitaries who paid floral ..

Azad made no compromise on unity, education: VP

NEW DELHI: The Vice-President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday reminded the nation that Maulana Abul Kalam Azad made no compromises on national unity and education of the citizens of the country.
Inaugurating the National Education Day here he said Azad was an ardent advocate of Mahatma’s..

Church agrees with Marxists on alcohol

KOCHI: Warring communist and Catholic Church leaders in Kerala have found common ground with the party’s vow to combat alcoholism.
“This will bring peace in Kerala families since the communist groups have a firm grip and control among their members,” Father Paul Thelakat, spokesperson of the ..

Christian persecution continues in Orissa

BHUBANESWAR: Despite the government’s claims of normalcy, a fact-finding team has found that anti-Christian repression continues in the Kandhamal district of Orissa.
Although police contingents now guard several villages, Hindu radical groups’ social and economic boycott of Christians persists, ..

India moving towards enslavement: JIH

NEW DELHI: One of the prominent Muslim organisation of the country Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) on Sunday criticised the central government for not allowing it to hold a rally in the national capital.

“The JIH lodges a strong protest against the curbing the freedom of the citizens of the country”..



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