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इबरार रज़ा : दलित-मुसलमानों में जागरूकता लाने की एक मिसाल

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

पटना (बिहार) : अच्छी-ख़ासी नौकरी छोड़कर ग़रीबों के लिए कुछ बेहतर कर सकने का जज़्बा इबरार अहमद रज़ा के लिए किसी मंज़िल की तरह है. ये वो मंज़िल है, जिसके लिए इबरार ने सुख-सुकून और आराम की नौकरी की सारी वजहें दरकिनार कर दीं. रिलायंस जैसे संस्थानों के एक कम्पनी में काम कर रहे इबरार आज की तारीख़ में गरीबों व मज़लूमों के हित के ख़ातिर दिन रात लगे हुए हैं.

On last day of Modi's 50-day grace period, cash woes continue

New Delhi : On the last day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 50-day grace period to set right the demonetisation woes, the same set of problems continues to trouble people across the country over access to cash on Friday.

Many ATM kiosks remained shut, while those that did open their shutters had long queues outside, albeit shorter than what one witnessed during the early days of the demonetisation drive.


Government to set up world class institutes for minorities: Naqvi

New Delhi : Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that his ministry will establish world class educational institutions for the students belonging to minority communities.

Chairing a meeting of general body of Maulana Azad Education Foundation here, he said that the institutions would provide education in subjects such as modern and traditional medicine, engineering etc besides other job-oriented courses.

Defiant Akhilesh releases own list of 235 candidates for UP polls

Lucknow : In a virtual rebellion against his father and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav late on Thursday released his own list of 235 candidates for the 2017 assembly elections.

The move, indicating parting of ways between the two factions of the ruling party led by Akhilesh and his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav, also confirms that the family patriarch Mulayam Singh has failed to pacify the warring duo.

Will set up world-class institutes for minorities, 40% reservation for women: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

By TCN News

700-km long human chain in Kerala protests demonetisation

Thiruvananthapuram : The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala, led by CPI-M, on Thursday formed a 700-km long human chain extending from Raj Bhavan here to Kasargode, to protest the central government's demonetisation move.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was the first in the chain along with former Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan and the last in the chain at Kasargode district town was the Communist Party of India-Marxist's Lok Sabha member from Kasargode, P. Karunakaran.


Say no to 'Hindu Rashtra': Writer Nayantara Sahgal

Lucknow : Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal said the country's cultural diversity and freedom of expression is in danger and called upon the people to say no to "Hindu Rashtra".

"Our cultural diversity is in danger. Our freedom of expression is in danger," she said in hard hitting statement that was read out at a programme titled "Hastakshep: Jantantrik Aur Sanskritik Bahulata Ke Paksh Me" in Gandhi Bhavan here.

Assam opposition leader demands action against RSS workers

Guwahati : Leader of Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly Debabrata Saikia has sought the intervention of Union Minister Mahesh Sharma over the chanting of religious slogans by the RSS cadres at Kareng Ghar, an important historical monument, a few days ago.

Saikia referred to the fact that the RSS had recently organised a training session at Kareng Ghar, a historical monument dating back to the Ahom Kingdom, located in Upper Assam's Sivsagar district and protected by the ASI, a few days ago and said that it is a violation of set norms by the RSS cadres.

अब्दुल समद अंसारी का टिकट कटने से बनारस के बुनकर खफ़ा, फाड़े शिवपाल के पोस्टर

सिद्धांत मोहन,

Kashmir Reader returns with front page stories of pellet victims, scathing editorial

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Srinagar: After 86 days, Kashmir Reader hit the stands on Wednesday, December 28. But if you did not know that it had been banned, the tone of the paper would have hardly been a surprise. Because in short, nothing had changed.

In a clear announcement that the paper would stick to its ethics, the front-page contained an editorial “UNSHACKLED- We are back!” along with stories of pellet victims.