India soon to start world’s largest vaccination programme: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded the efforts of the Indian scientists involved in developing the vaccine for Covid-19, and said India is soon going to start the largest vaccination programme in the world. Modi made the remarks after inaugurating the National Metrology Conclave virtually and also dedicated the National Atomic Timescale and Bharatiya Nirdeshak Dravya to the nation. He also laid the foundation stone for the National Environmental Standards Lab. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said, “The new year has brought with it a new…

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Supreme Court must take suo motu cognizance of “love jihad” ordinance: IUML

By Abdul Bari Masoud Kozhikode/ New Delhi: The Indian Union Muslim League, the oldest Muslim political party, on Sunday urged the Supreme Court to take up suo motu cognizance of the  ordinances promulgated by the BJP-ruled states against interfaith marriages and declare them same null and void. It also asked the Prime Minister and his government to prevail upon the state government to withdraw these unlawful acts. The IUML also said the BJP government at the Center must restore the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir immediately as it had promised…

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Families of those killed in Srinagar encounter stage protest demanding bodies of their loved ones

Srinagar : The families of the people killed in the encounter at Lawaypora in Srinagar staged a protest in Srinagar on Monday demanding that the bodies be returned to them. “I want justice, I don’t want money, I want the body of my son,” father of Athar, one of those killed in the encounter said. “I want to ask the people of the country that I want justice, I want my son, he was just 16 years old, either give me back my son or bury me there where he…

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Rousing reception given to Millat Times for completing five years

By Manzar Imam From a meager beginning in the form of an Urdu website in January 2016, Millat Times (MT) successfully completes five years in January 2021. Within a short span of five years, the web news portal, now publishing news in three languages – English, Urdu and Hindi – has risen to prominence as a voice of the oppressed and the socially deprived and politically marginalised sections of people. To acknowledge and appreciate MT’s services to fair and fearless journalism, a rousing reception was given by Tasmia Educational and…

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Protest held at Connaught Place against hateful law of “love-jihad”

New Delhi:  Rights group, the  National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations participated in the protest held at Connaught Place on Sunday  against the hateful law of “love-jihad” that has been brought in four states in India, namely Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Karnataka. The protest was joined by several organizations including All India Students’ Association. The people held placards asserting their right to love and rejecting the State’s narrative of “love-jihad” that maligns Muslims and denies women their agency. The law is entirely baseless as no such case of…

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