Indian Muslim

Dalit Muslims, Christians march for quota

By staff reporter

New Delhi : Various organisations of Dalit Muslims and Christians staged a march from Ramlila Ground to Jantar Mantar here Monday to demand amendment to Article 341 of the Constitution, which restricts economically backward Muslims and Christians from the benefits of reservations.

With the waving of a green flag by Rajya Sabha member and Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madani started the mammoth rally, which urged the Union Government to bring discrimination against Dalit Muslims and Christians to an end.

30 MPs urge stringent action against fake encounter culprits

By staff reporter

New Delhi : As many as 30 Members of Parliament belonging to different political parties, including DMK, Rashtriya Janata Dal, CPI(M), CPI, and Congress submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Monday, demanding stringent action against erring IPS officers held in Sohrabuddin fake encounter and Kauser Bi murder cases.

The parliamentarians also urged the Prime Minister to initiate an enquiry into whether Gujarat administration was hand in glove with these erring men in uniform.


BJP's demand for arrest of Geelani biased: JKLF

By News Agency of Kashmir


Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Farooq Siddiqi termed the demand raised by BJP members in Lok Sabha for arrest of Hurriyat leader Sayeed Ali Shah Geelani as biased and reflecting anti Kashmir posture of the party.


Another jolt for J&K police: Names of senior officers figure in custodial killing

by News Agency of Kashmir

Jammu, The police department has received another jolt after names of some senior officers including Senior Superintendent of Police, Dy Superintendent of Police, Assistant Sub-Inspector and Hawaldar besides two SPO's figured in a custodial killing case of 1995 at Ramban being investigated by crime branch.

Names of some civilians reportedly workings as police source have also figured during the investigation.

Sources said that a team of crime branch which reached Ramban today arrested two SPOs and a civilian said to be a police source.


European Parliament to vote on Kashmir Report in May


Brussels, The plenary session of the EuropeanParliament (EP) is to debate and vote on its Kashmir Report during thethird week of May, the author of the report Baroness Emma Nicholson has announced.

Her draft report titled “Kashmir: present situation and future prospects� was adopted by the EP’s Foreign Affairs Committee on 21March with 60 votes in favor and only one against and 11 abstentions.


US Muslims request CBI enquiry into AMU Disturbances

By reporter


Association of Indian Muslims (AIM), a US based organization of Indian Muslims have requested the government to have CBI look into the causes that lead to recent disturbances on Aligarh Muslim University campus. Kaleem Kawaja, president of AIM said that Indian Muslims are very disturbed on the recent events at AMU campus.