Monthly Archives: April 2006

MIM Wants Urdu State

The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) has demanded a separate state for the Urdu speakers. The latest statement came on TRS leaders’ demanding creation of separate Telangana state. When there can be two Telugu speaking states in the country, why can’t be … Continue reading

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Who Says Muslims Are Backward?

All the time Muslims and non-Muslims keep lamenting the backwardness of Muslims in the country. But in a function to discuss the problems of Urdu medium schools, a gentleman stumped everybody with his argument. “Who says Muslims are backward?”, he … Continue reading

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Two BJP Leader’s Anti-Muslim Mentality

“These Muslims eat here, live here and after death claim our land where they get buried on our land but raise voice of Paksitan Zindabad and Osama Bin Laden Zindabad”, said BJP MLAs Eknath Khadse and Shobha Tai in the … Continue reading

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Fate Of Bahadur Shah Zafar’s Descendants

The story of middle-aged Sultana Begum brings tears to one’s eyes. She runs a tea-stall in Howrah to earn a living for her family. Twenty-five years ago her husband Mirza Bedar Bakht, the great grandson of last Mughal Emperor Bahadur … Continue reading

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Riots After Riots Same Story

Aligarh riots have once again demonstrated that all riots in India start on similar lines. Either it is puja/ azaan on loudspeaker, objection to a make-shift religious place or one procession passing through area dominated by other community and a … Continue reading

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No Anti-National Activities During Leave, Muslim Teachers Going For Haj Told

The two Muslim teachers gave application asking for leave for Haj were asked by the Education Officer, a woman, to given an undertaking that they would not indulge in any anti-national acitivity during the period of their leave. Naturally, Muslims … Continue reading

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