Muslim leads Christmas procession

AMBIKA KALNA (WEST BENGAL): A Muslim has been leading a Christmas procession in a predominantly tribal Catholic parish in eastern India for the past 28 years.
Lalu Mallick, 48, told UCAN he finds inner peace and happiness when he prepares the Christmas float and leads the procession in the..

Tablighi Jamaat praises BJP govt

BHOPAL: (AMN) The Organising committee of Tablighi Jamaat, a group of Muslims with lakh of followers, on Monday expressed gratitude towards the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan led BJP government of Madhya Pradesh for providing all support to the just concluded International Tablighi Ijtema ..

Togadia is Indian face of Laden: Congress

NEW DELHI: Reinforcing Congress party resolve to take on the militant Hindutva, another general secretary of the party has equated VHP general secretary Praveen Toadied Al-Qaeeda leader Osama Bin Laden. Talking to The Indian Awaaz, Congress general secretary B K Hariprasad said: “Praveen Togadia,..

India celebrates Xmas with traditional gaiety

NEW DELHI: Christians across the country celebrated Christmas with full enthusiasm and traditional gaiety. People of other communities too participated in the festivity of Xmas and greeted each other. Churches across

India were beautifully decorated for midnight mass last night.In spite of the ..

ATS gets more clues in Ajmer blasts

JAIPUR: (AMN) With the arrest of Swamy Asimanad and the grilling of Indresh Kumar by the CBI, the Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) has got more clues in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blasts case. ATS has already recovered the Santro car which had been used to carry explosive for the Ajmer blast. The ..

Prez, VP, PM greet people on Christmas

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The President, the Vice President, the Prime Minister and other minister have greeted the nation on the eve of Christmas. In her message, the President, Mrs Pratibha Devisingh Patil has said that the day symbolizes a yearning of humanity for lasting peace and joy. The Vice President

Church to help debt-ridden farmers

NAGPUR: The Church will step up legal training for debt-ridden farmers of Vidharbha region in Maharashtra to help them fight off the forcible recovery of loans, a church official says.
“The Church has decided to intensify its legal training to help debt-ridden farmers approach the courts,” said ..

CBI grills RSS leader Indresh

NEW DELHI: CBI on Thursday questioned senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar in connection with the 2007 Makkah Masjid blast in Hyderabad.
Indresh Kumar who also heads the Rashtriya Muslim Manch, to integrate Muslims with RSS has been accused by the investigating agencies for conspiring with several..

PM urges to preserve India’s diversity

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh emphasized the need for preserving the diversity and multi-cultural ethos of the country. He called for preserving it by pursuing the rich legacy of tolerance and brotherhood.
Speaking at a function organised by Indian Council of Philosophical ..

Radicals spread Christmas fear in Orissa

BHUBANESWAR: Panic has spread among Christians in the Kandhamal district of Orissa after a Hindu radical outfit announced plans to hold rallies on Christmas day.
“We are frightened. Please do something,” pleaded Kartika Nayak, a Christian youth in Barkhama village that witnessed anti-Christian ..



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