Lutfi Hassan takes oath as chairman of Gandhi Mandela Foundation- American Continent chapter

New Delhi : Gandhi Mandela Foundation today welcomed its new member, Mr Lutfi Hassan, Founder Chairman of the Apex group of companies and a senior member of the Democratic Party in the United States of America. Mr Hassan today took oath as the Chairman of Gandhi Mandela Foundation, American Continent chapter. Shri Nandan Jha, Secretary General, Gandhi Mandela Foundation, administered the oath. The ceremony took place at the Gandhi Mandela Foundation headquarters in New Delhi. Syed Yahya Bukhari, President, Jama Masjid United Forum who was also present during the oath…

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Plea in SC seeking guidelines for compensation to victims of wrongful prosecutions

The Delhi High Court, on November 30, 2017, directed the Law Commission of India to undertake a comprehensive examination of issue of relief and rehabilitation to victims of wrongful prosecution and incarceration NEW DELHI – A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to frame guidelines to compensate victims, subjected to wrongful prosecutions, and implement the recommendations of the Law Commission’s report number 277, dealing with the issue. The plea, filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, contended that there are many startling cases which show…

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Supreme Court stays demolition of Dargah Mubarak Khan Shaheed in Gorakhpur

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed  the demolition of Dargah Mubarak Khan Shaheed in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur. The stay on the demolition comes as the court was orally informed by the petitioner—Dargah Mubarak Khan Shaheed—that it had received a letter dated March 8 from the secretary of the Gorakhpur Development Authority (GDA) requesting the city’s superintendent of police to deploy a force and begin the demolition work from Tuesday, reported LiveLaw. The petitioner in the plea has said that the idgah has a tomb of Saint Mubarak Khan Shaheed…

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UP STF searches PFI, CFI offices in Delhi

NEW DELHI – The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Wednesday carried out searches at the premises of the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its student wing Campus Front of India (CFI) here in connection with its probe of the alleged conspiracy in the Hathras incident and the events that took place after it. According to STF sources, the officers of the force from Noida branch carried out searches at the office of the PFI in south Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh. This is the second search operation at the office…

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Rohingyas, Suu Kyi and the gun

Pvt. Myo Win Tun said he received command from his chief who asked their company to “Shoot all they see and all they hear.” Win Tun said he carried out the orders and got into the act of killing 30 innocent faultless civilians and buried them in a mass grave near a cell tower and a military base. “We wiped out about 20 villages” said Pvt. Zaw Naing Tun adding further that he and his associates also dumped corpses in a mass grave. Myo Win Tun and Zaw Naing Tun…

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