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11 June, 2018 5:43 PM Democracy the antidote against IS: M.J. Akbar

Pan-Islamic tenets fail to appeal: Akbar India’s secular democracy has ensured that pan-Islamic ideologies, like those professed by terror groups like Al Qaeda and Islamic State, don’t attract minorities in the country, said Minister of State for external affairs M.J. Akbar. “Indian Muslims are the only Muslims in the world, who as such a large community 45

26 May, 2018 1:47 PM West Bengal to get four new universities: Partha

West Bengal Higher Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said four new universities will come up in the state in the future. Chatterjee, who was present at the convocation of Kazi Nazrul University here, said the new varsities will be set up in Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri, East Midnapore and Jhargram. The minister said during the seven years of Trinamool 55

20 May, 2018 3:53 PM Prominent historian Lewis dead

Historian Bernard Lewis, whose influential books shaped generations of scholars on the West Asian region but whose views stirred fierce passions, died at an assisted living facility on Saturday, The Washington Post reported. He was 101. Mr. Lewis, who was born in London and was a long-time professor at Princeton University, was a Cold War hawk, a strong 50

15 May, 2018 7:51 PM Rajasthan police comes looking for missing youth

A police team from Rajasthan was in the city to investigate the case of a person who had converted to Islam for his girlfriend and then gone missing. His family suspects that he was being trained by a radical group. According to the police, Jithender Tejaram, a native of Rajasthan, was helping his father in business in Padappai near Tambaram. While he was here, he fell in love with a Muslim 62

1 May, 2018 7:53 AM Suicide bomber who struck in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah in 2016 was Indian, not Pakistani, DNA tests confirm

The suicide attacker who blew himself up close to the US consulate in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah in 2016 was Indian, authorities have said. The identity of the attacker was confirmed through a DNA test. The DNA sample had been sent by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as part of the growing cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia on counterterrorism 58

28 April, 2018 3:00 PM Pompeo makes West Asia debut after NATO talks

Secretary talks to staff, vows to bring ‘swagger’ back to the State Department Washington’s newly appointed Secretary of State set off on a tour of the U.S.’s key allies in the West Asian region on Saturday, vowing to bring some “swagger” back to U.S. diplomacy. After attending NATO talks in Brussels, Mike Pompeo was to embark on a three-day trip to Saudi 44

20 April, 2018 8:19 PM 15 papers filed in Bidar, Kalaburagi

As many as fifteen candidates, filed their papers from Kalaburagi and Bidar on Friday. District Election Officers said Medical Education Minister Sharan Prakash Patil filed nominations from Sedam and Minister for IT&BT and Tourism Department Priyank Kharge filed nominations from Chittapur (Reserve) in Kalaburagi district. Kaneez Fatima, wife of late Qamarul 33

20 April, 2018 2:06 PM Indian Sikh woman on pilgrimage to Pakistan converts to Islam, marries Lahore-based man

A 31-year-old Sikh woman Kiran Bala from Hoshiarpur in Punjab has allegedly converted to Islam and married a Lahore-based man after vanishing on a pilgrimage in Pakistan. She had gone to attend the Baisakhi festival there as part of a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Sikh delegation. Hoshiarpur (Punjab): A 31-year-old Sikh woman Kiran Bala from Hoshiarpur 93

6 April, 2018 11:35 AM Shocking: Husband posts Hindu wife's nude photos, threatens with talaq on her refusal to convert to Islam

In a shocking case from Haryana, a husband and his friends circulated nude photos of his wife online after the later refused to convert to Islam. The incident took place in Haryana's Panchkula city.  Panchukula: In a shocking case from Haryana, a husband and his friends circulated nude photos of his wife online after the later refused to convert to Islam 168

4 April, 2018 3:53 PM Cross-border love story ends in arrest of Assam woman in Bangladesh

All love stories do not have a happy ending. Mousumi Das of Karimganj in southern Assam’s Barak Valley was arrested by police in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Tuesday evening, for entering the country without valid travel documents. She had met Numan Badshad of Dhaka at a trade fair in Assam and fell in love. She was produced before a court on Wednesday 216