Delhi Police summon Narsinghanand over his ‘insulting’ remarks against Prophet Muhammad

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday summoned Hindu priest Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati in connection with a case registered against him for making ”insulting” remarks about Prophet Muhammad. Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Eish Singhal said, ”We have issued notice to Narsinghanand, asking him to join the investigation” Saraswati, who heads Dasna Devi temple in Ghaziabad, used abusive language against Prophet Muhammad at a press conference held at the Press Club of India. He has reiterated the same and endorsed violence against Muslims on several occasions as well. The Delhi Police…

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European MPs flay RSS over its ‘fascist’ activities

New Delhi: European Members of Parliament have raised serious concerns over the rise of RSS, a Hindu paramilitary group, which is the ideological mentor of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. Recently, Deputy Clémentine Autain came down heavily on French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs regarding a 9 February visit by France’s Ambassador to India, Emmanuel Lenain, to the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). ”The RSS is a Hindu nationalist paramilitary group, whose early leaders openly admired Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, and which has been repeatedly accused of stoking…

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Palestinian women recalls 1948 massacre in Deir Yassin

JERUSALEM, Palestine An 83-year-old Palestinian woman who managed to survive the Deir Yassin massacre 73 years ago, remembers that time with great sadness and pain. More than 250 Palestinians were killed on April 9, 1948, by Zionist gangs when they carried out a deadly attack on Deir Yassin, located west of Jerusalem. Meryem Akil (Umm Osame) lost her father, mother and two brothers in the massacre when she was just 10 years old. Akil, who lives in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem and who is one of…

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