Prominent Muslim groups condemn police raids at advocate Pracha’s office

‘Such intimidating tactics won’t deter those fighting for justice’ By Abdul bari masoud New Delhi: Prominent Muslim and rights groups on Saturday condemned the raid by the Delhi Police (Special Cell) at the office of Advocate Mehmood Pracha. They expressed grave concerns over the “raid culture’’ by the government agencies and demanded stern action against the guilty police personnel. On Thursday, the special cell raided Pracha’s office in East Nizamuddin who has been pleading several cases related to the February 2020 Northeast Delhi violence in which 54 people died and…

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No home yet for Mirza Ghalib in Agra, his birthplace

AGRA — The Taj city’s poetry lovers and literati on Sunday paid glowing tributes to Mirza Ghalib, the doyen of the Urdu literature, on his birth anniversary, even as big programmes could not be held due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The people participated in group discussions, and also made their presence felt on social media platforms on the occasion, while demanding Bharat Ratna award and the raising of a fitting memorial to the great Urdu poet whose birthday was celebrated on Sunday. Mirza Asad Ullah Khan ‘Ghalib’ was born in the…

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Kolkata : Leaders of different faiths join hands to curb growing hatred among communities

Kolkata, Dec 28 : Leaders of different religions have launched the West Bengal chapter of the united religious front ‘Dharmik Jan Morcha’’ in Kolkata to curb the growing religious and social hatred in the country. The event was attended by religious leaders from different parts of the country. A high level delegation of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH), consisting of its national leadership also participated in the event. An initiative of JIH, the Morcha is a representative platform of all religions and communities in the country. Its main objective is to bring…

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