Delhi pogrom: Court frames charges against seven Hindu men for killing a Muslim man

New Delhi: A Delhi court has framed charges against seven persons in connection with the killing of a Muslim man during the widespread pogrom witnessed in the city in February 2020, Live Law reported. The deceased man was identified as Monis, a resident of Samaypur Badli. He had been thrashed by the rioters and then shot dead in northeast Delhi’s Chand Bagh area on February 25, last year. Monis’s alleged killers have been identified as local residents of Brijpuri — Aman Kashyap, Arun alias Munna, Pardeep Rai, Ashish alias Goli,…

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‘Indian government would realize the futility of its decisions’ Gupkar Alliance on 2nd anniversary of abrogation of Article 370

By Special Correspondent New Delhi: On the second anniversary of   the unilateral abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) issued a statement terming the Modi government’s decision as “the unprecedented assault on the constitution of India”. It also said “the hoax of BJP’s ‘Naya Kashmir’ is a joke now” and the decision made people of Kashmir more distanced from the rest of the country. The Gupkar Alliance said the Government of India would realize the futility of its decisions viz a viz August 05 2019.  The statement issued…

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Taliban seeking ‘lion’s share’ of power in any peace deal, says US envoy

WASHINGTON:  The Taliban are seeking to ensure it receives the “lion’s share” of power in any prospective peace deal, the special US envoy for the conflict said on Tuesday. Addressing the Aspen Security Forum, Zalmay Khalilzad said the Afghan government is currently trying to “find its military bearings after the losses that it suffered in recent weeks and to develop a new military strategy” following the Taliban’s sweeping battlefield gains. Without that, Kabul believes “it’s in too weak a position to pursue a negotiated settlement,” he said. “The Talibs have…

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Israeli premier threatens to ‘act alone’ against Iran

JERUSALEM:  Israel’s prime minister Tuesday threatened to “act alone” against Iran in response to an attack on an Israeli-managed oil tanker last week off Oman. “They can’t sit calmly in Tehran while igniting the entire Middle East – that’s over,” Naftali Bennett said during a visit to the Israeli army northern command, escorted by Israeli army top commanders. Bennett said following last Thursday’s attack on the oil tanker, Israel shared intelligence information with the US, UK, and others that point towards Iran’s involvement in the attack. “We are working to…

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Ifta Dept. of Jamea Tul Hidaya Jaipur launches online classes

By Pervez Bari JAIPUR: The Department of Ifta in the Jamea Tul Hidaya (University of Hidaya), Jaipur has been inaugurated with the commencement of one year Online Ifta Course from Sunday. In the Online inauguration ceremony Maulana Rabey Hussaini, president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), presided while Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani, acting General Secretary of the AIMPLB, was the chief guest of the programme. Maulana Mufti Atiq Ahmad Bastavi, Professor of Hadith and Jurisprudence, Nadwat Ulema, Lucknow, was Guest of Honour on the function. Maulana Fazlur Rahim Mujaddidi, Rector…

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