‘AMU, Jamia, Darul Uloom Deoband should be bombed’ says Narsinghanand Saraswati

By Special Correspondent New Delhi : The Dasna Devi Temple priest, Narsinghanand Saraswati, who is famous for his hate speeches against Muslims, has said that bombs should be dropped on Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), a premier seat of learning in the country where the majority of students are Muslims. “AMU should be bombed and destroyed, “Saraswati says in the video which went viral on social media. “AMU continues to produce anti-nationalists and anti humanitarians. If a ‘man’ comes to power in Delhi (the national capital), the first thing he should…

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In Iran-brokered talks, Taliban, Kabul agree war no solution in Afghanistan

TEHRAN: Top-ranking Taliban officials and a group of mainstream Afghan politicians, who participated in Iran-brokered talks in Tehran on Wednesday and Thursday, agreed that there is no alternative to peace. In a joint declaration issued after two days of intra-Afghan talks facilitated by Iran’s Foreign Ministry, the two Afghan sides recognized the “dangers of continuing the war” and its impact on the “health of the nation,” Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem said in a series of tweets. The two opposing sides agreed that war is “not the solution to the Afghan…

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Witness to 1995 genocide, Srebrenica struggles to survive

BELGRADE, Serbia: Bosnia and Herzegovina’s small town of Srebrenica which was subject to genocide in 1995, struggles for its existence as its young people migrate and elderly slowly die out. Situated in the east of the country, it continues to evoke traces of the pain unleashed on its inhabitants atrocities that took place there 26 years ago. Elvis Spiodic who was an 11-year-old boy during the genocide, told Anadolu Agency that he had been sure Srebrenica would regain its old spirit, but that the genocide had taken everything away from…

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“It’s a gimmick to gain a foothold among the Muslim masses,”: Experts on Mohan Bhagwat’s statement on lynchings

By Ubair Ul Hameed New Delhi: Reacting to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statement prominent experts on RSS have said that RSS is trying to gain a foothold among the Muslim masses, that’s why they’re making statements that seem to be in favor of Muslims. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, on Sunday, said that the DNA of all Indians is the same and that those indulging in lynching are against Hindutva. Reacting to the statement, former professor of Political Science at the Delhi University and author of several books on Hindu Nationalism,…

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US Commission slams Indian govt over death of Father Stan Swamy

New Delhi: The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom slammed the Indian government for the deliberate neglect and targeting that led to the death of Father Stan Swamy, an 84-year-old Jesuit priest and longtime human rights defender. “USCIRF is deeply saddened and appalled by the death of 84-year-old Jesuit priest Stan Swamy. For years, he fought for the rights and dignity of low-caste and poor people across India,” said USCIRF Commissioner Anurima Bhargava. “Father Swamy died in the custody of Indian authorities who targeted him for giving voice to the human rights concerns of…

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