Sultan Salahuddin Ayyubi : The great champion of human rights

By Abdullah Samdani Introduction The screams and cries of the innocent Muslims who were massacred in Jerusalem 88 years ago were still present in the minds of the Sultan. The horrific stories of horses swimming in Muslim blood in the streets of Jerusalem were igniting the fire of revenge in the hearts of an army standing at the doors of Jerusalem. This army was none other than the army of Sultan Salahuddin Ayyubi which was on the verge of taking back the holy city of Abrahamic faiths. The terrified Christian…

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Covid awareness programme held at city school

By Special Correspondent Guwahati, Dec 10: A Covid awareness programme along with face mask distribution to students was organised by the “Stars of North East India” (SONEI), public welfare trust, at Hengrabari ME School in Guwahati on Thursday. Speaking as the chief guest on the occasion, Dr Khalil Siddique, MD, Medicity Aditya Guwahati, explained to the students in lucid language the importance of cleanliness, social distancing, and care of elderly family members for combating Covid 19 effectively in the coming days. The Medicity authorities gifted 250 face masks for the…

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Protesting farmers seek release of political prisoners, CAA protesters

New Delhi, Dec 10 : Posters were raised in favour of political prisoners including Sharjeel Imam, Umar Khalid Sudha Bhardwaj and Varvara Rao at the Tikri border, where farmers have been protesting against Modi government’s farm laws. Farmers allegedly raised the posters and sought the prisoners’ release while observing the human right days on 10 December. Farmers’ organisation BKU Ekta Ugrahan played an active role behind this courageous step. The organisation published a release on its Facebook page in Punjabi language, maintaining that the Modi government was urged to release…

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Delhi HC grants bail to Muslim man in anti-Muslim riots case but his family lacks money to furnish bond for his release

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to a Muslim man arrested in connection with New Delhi’s anti-Muslim riots that had left more than 50 people dead. He has been in the Mandoli jail in Delhi since early March in a riot-related case. He was initially granted bail on June 10, but the police refused to release him citing another case and invoked murder charges against Iqbal. The fresh bail was granted on Wednesday on the ground of parity, as the court noted that the respondents represented by…

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Dalit man beaten to death by his upper caste ‘friends’ for touching their food, police say

A 25-year-old Dalit man was beaten to death by two upper caste persons for touching food during a private event at a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhatarpur district on Monday. Police say the young man – identified as Devraj Anuragi – was eating outside his home in Kishanpura village, which is around 450 km from state capital Bhopal, when the accused – Santosh Pal and Rohit Soni – picked him to clear up after a party on their farm. When Anuragi helped himself to some food there, they flew into…

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