Owaisi will help us win UP, Bengal, says BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

LUCKNOW — BJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj, has created another political stir by claiming that the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi had helped the BJP in the Bihar Assembly elections and would also help in the Assembly polls in West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. The BJP MP said that AIMIM’s participation in UP and Bengal elections will help the BJP win the states. “It is God’s grace. May God give him strength. He helped us in Bihar and will help us (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh panchayat and…

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Two Hindutva extremists arrested for abusing Muslims during Ram Mandir rally

New Delhi: Two Hindu extremists were arrested on Thursday after they abused Muslims and asked them to go to Pakistan. The duo made ”objectionable’ remarks during a rally taken out in Shikarpur town of Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahar district. They were arrested after a video clip went viral on social media, in which the two men were seen chanting anti-Muslim slogans. Bulandshahr Police confirmed the arrest. They said that the video clip was recorded and posted on social media by the accused. The anti-Muslim remarks by the accused drew widespread criticism…

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Muslim driver beaten and looted by cow vigilantes, booked by police later

New Delhi: A group of cow vigilantes allegedly beat up a Muslim driver in near Tanikodu in Sringeri taluk in the early hours of January 8. The incident took place in the early hours of 8 January when the driver identified as Abid Ali was transporting 12 to 15 cattle in his truck.  They also looted ₹22,000 cash and two mobile phones. However, instead of strict action against the assailants, the local police filed a case against Ali on charges of transporting cattle with no safety measures under the new Ordinance…

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Only one Muslim among 12 teachers appointed for English medium madrassas in West Bengal

New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal has come under criticism in connection with fresh appointments for English medium madrassas in the state. The state’s Public Service Commission has published a list of 12 teachers recruited for the said madrassas. However, the list includes the name of only one Muslim. In a similar manner, no Muslim teacher was mentioned on the list of 12 teachers appointed for English medium madrassas in July 2020. Scores of activists and politicians have raised their concern over declining representation of Muslim teachers in…

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327 cases of violence against Christians in India during 2020 : Report

Rcently enacted anti-conversion laws are now being used against the Muslim community too as the BJP’s manifesto promising a nation-wide law to check evangelisation by “missionaries” and Islamic population explosion feeds the orchestrated rhetoric that the Hindu population will become a minority.  By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi:  Even in the curfew of Covid-19 and at the height of the COVID-19 spread, persecution of Christian minority has continued recording as many as 327 cases of hate and targeted violence against the community in India which accounts for mere 2.2 percent…

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