Setback to RSS : UN passes on resolution to safeguard religious sites and to promote a culture of tolerance

Condemns all acts of violence and destruction directed against religious places around the world By Abdul Bari Masoud New York/ New Delhi:  In the wake of growing attacks on religious places in many parts of the world, the United Nations on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution asking member countries to safeguard religious sites and to promote a culture of tolerance and peace at all levels. It also asked the Secretary‑General to convene a global conference on the subject. The resolution was sponsored by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE),…

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AIMIM launches its unit in Gujarat, joins hands with Tribal Party to contest local polls

Owaisi had recently sent his party leaders to Bharuch to meet BTP MLA Chhotu Vasava and in Ahmedabad to meet Kabliwala GANDHINAGAR – Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) which has joined hands with the Bhartiya Tribal Party (BTP) in Gujarat to contest the local body polls, launched its unit in the state on Saturday. AIMIM has appointed former Congress MLA from Jamalpur, Sabir Kabliwala as its state chief. The local body elections in the state are slated for next month. Owaisi had recently sent his party leaders to Bharuch to…

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Muslims offer Namaz near Telangana Secretariat demanding reconstruction of mosques

New Delhi: Despite strong opposition by the police, the members of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) and other Muslims on Sunday offered mid-day prayers on a road near  Telangana Secretariat. They took the step as a part of their ‘Chalo Secretariat March’ to seek immediate reconstruction of two mosques demolished six months ago. After the JAC’s announcement for protest programme at Secretariat, since morning the police were maintaining alert across Hyderabad and many leaders of MBT were detained and placed under house arrest. The JAC convenor Mushtaq Malik and other activists…

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