Jamiat cites arbitrary appointment to minorities panel, SC notice to Centre

Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind argued that the Chairperson and the members of the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions have been appointed in an arbitrary manner without inviting applications by issuing advertisements. NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the Centre on the Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind’s plea raising concerns over the “arbitrary” appointment of Chairperson and members of the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI). After a hearing in the matter, a bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao, Navin Sinha and Indu Malhotra issued notice. Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind, in the plea…

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UN must stop India’s Kashmir brutality: Malaysian group

This is more than just occupation, it is extermination, says Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organizations JAKARTA, Indonesia The UN must intervene to stop New Delhi’s “inhumanity and gross violation of international laws” in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, a Malaysian group said on Wednesday. The Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organizations (MAPIM) calls for an end to the impunity given to Indian forces to crush the Kashmiri freedom struggle, Azmi Abdul Hamid, the group’s president, said in a statement. He said India has brought thousands of troops into the disputed…

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Presence of Indian tri-color and Hindutva flags at Capitol Hill spark shame and horror for Indian Americans

Washington (DC) :   ASPAIRE  (Alliance to Save & Protect America from Infiltration by Religious Extremists)  and  CAPI (Coalition of Americans for Pluralism in India) the   rights groups of Indian Americans have condemned the presence of India tri-color and Hindutva flags  at Capitol Hill. The flags carried by rioting mobs sparks shame and horror for Indian Americans, they said in a joint statement. In what is being called out as one of the darkest days in US history, by none other than the President-elect Joe Biden, when 1000’s of violent rioters…

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Presence of Indian tricolor at Capitol Hill spark shame and horror for Indian Americans

Washington (DC) :   ASPAIRE  (Alliance to Save & Protect America from Infiltration by Religious Extremists)  and  CAPI (Coalition of Americans for Pluralism in India) the   rights groups of Indian Americans have condemned the presence of India tricolor  at Capitol Hill. The flags carried by rioting mobs sparks shame and horror for Indian Americans, they said in a joint statement. In what is being called out as one of the darkest days in US history, by none other than the President-elect Joe Biden, when 1000’s of violent rioters owing allegiance to…

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Pakistan sentences Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to 15 years

Jamaat ud Dawah leader charged for running medical dispensary to collect funds for terrorism financing ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced a key leader of the banned outfit Jamaat ud Dawah (JuD) to 15 years in jail in terror financing cases. According to a statement issued by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was convicted for commission of offenses of terrorism financing in a case registered by the CTD Punjab. “Anti-Terrorism Court Lahore announces the verdict today, Lakhvi has been sentenced to five years…

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