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Muslims in Jammu protest against anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu Friday protested the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' and held demonstrations outside mosques in different parts of the city after Friday prayers.According to ... Read more...

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Russian Prosecutors seek ‘Innocence of Muslims’ ban


September 18th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has declared the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" extremist and will seek a court ruling to ban the video in ... Read more...

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J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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BJP slams Gogoi’s remarks on Muslims


September 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday criticized Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for linking birth rate among Muslims in Assam to illiteracy and said the Congress has ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam relief camps


September 10th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit relief camps in the strife-torn areas of Assam Tuesday, Congress sources said Monday.Gandhi will start his ... Read more...

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Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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Reverse flow begins from northeast to south - but slowly (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) With trepidation and hope that things would be back to normal, people from the northeast of India who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune, centres of ... Read more...

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Assamese begin return journey to Bangalore, Pune


September 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) In groups small and large, people from the northeast who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune fearing violence following Bodo-Muslim clashes in Assam have started returning ... Read more...

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Kodnani conviction shows rule of law in Gujarat: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday broke its silence on the 28-year sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani, saying the conviction was ... Read more...

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BJP legislator, 31 others get life terms for Naroda Patiya carnage (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Gujarat court Friday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani to 28 years in jail for her involvement in ... Read more...

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BJP lawmaker, 31 others get life terms for Naroda Patiya killings


August 31st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Gujarat court Friday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani to 28 years in jail for her involvement in ... Read more...

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Government lifts restriction on SMS


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The restrictions imposed on sending bulk SMSes and MMSes, imposed in the wake of nationwide rumours of attacks on persons of northeastern states, was Thursday ... Read more...

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UAE condemns Myanmar violence


August 30th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned the violation of the rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the recent acts of violence against them.These violent ... Read more...

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Naroda witnesses happy with court verdict (With Image)


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Shakeela Banu Ansari cannot forget the horror of the night of Feb 28, ten years ago when she lost her entire family to a murderous mob ... Read more...

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Government cannot be linked to 2002 massacre: Gujarat


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Gujarat government Wednesday said the conviction of former minister Mayaben Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre did not in any way mean that the BJP ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister Kodnani, 31 convicted (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten years after a mob hacked and burnt to death 97 Muslims in Naroda Patiya locality here during riots, a Gujarat special court Wednesday convicted ... Read more...

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Minister’s involvement only with Modi’s consent: Congress on Naroda


August 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the court verdict convicting a former Gujarat minister and 31 others in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, saying that ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister among 32 convicted (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including former BJP minister Mayaben Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi, for the massacre of 97 ... Read more...

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Police acting only against Muslims, Yadavs: RJD


August 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) The RJD Tuesday accused the Bihar government of confiscating the property of only Muslims and Yadavs charged with crime.The allegation was made by RJD leader Abdul ... Read more...

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Man held for damaging Mumbai memorial


August 28th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A man who allegedly vandalized the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial at Azad Maidan here has been arrested, police sources said Tuesday.The sources identified the suspect as ... Read more...

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Hindus not migrating: Pakistani panel


August 27th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Hindus are not migrating to India and giving up their Pakistani citizenship, said a committee that was formed to look into reports of mass migration ... Read more...

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Ulfa warns non-Assamese in Assam


August 26th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) The ULFA Sunday warned of attacks on "Indians" in Assam if "atrocities" on Assamese people did not halt in other parts of the country.A statement signed ... Read more...

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One injured, two missing in fresh attack in Assam


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) A fresh incident of violence left one injured and two missing in Dhubri district of Assam Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at Bongaldoba area under ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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‘Report on Assam riots has inflammatory comments’


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday slammed a report of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) on Assam violence, saying it contains "biased ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray


August 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding infiltrating Bangladeshis responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Thousands march in Mumbai to protest violence (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Thousands of MNS supporters defied police Tuesday to take to the streets here to denounce the Aug 11 violence in the city that had left ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Navy arrests Australia-bound asylum seekers


August 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy Monday arrested 83 people, including 66 Tamils, who were heading on two boats to Australia illegally to seek asylum, a navy spokesman ... Read more...

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Taj city celebrates Eid peacefully despite alert


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Eid was celebrated peacefully in Agra Monday under the shadow of massive security arrangement at various mosques and a high alert in the Taj city.The ... Read more...

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Eid Mubarak at Wagah-Attari border


August 20th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 20 (IANS) Border guards of India and Pakistan at this international border checkpost embraced and exchanged sweets as they wished each other "Eid Mubarak" Monday.Officers and troopers ... Read more...

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Police custody of 23 Mumbai rioters extended


August 19th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Sunday extended till Aug 24 the police custody of 23 people arrested in connection with violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan earlier this ... Read more...

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Iranian leader asks Muslims to remain vigilant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday urged Muslims all over the world to remain vigilant against the conspiracies of their enemies, Iran's state-run Press TV ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan rejects Indian charge


August 19th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday rejected Indian charges that morphed pictures of Assam and Myanmar violence which sparked an exodus of northeastern citizens from other states originalted in ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Kerala


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics' sermons at Eidgahs.Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of ... Read more...

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