Missing AMU student Ashraf Ali remains untraceable

AMU Proctor Waseem Ali told reporters that they have tried to locate him at all possible locations and contacted his family and relatives too, but no one is aware about his whereabouts. ALIGARH — A student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), who has been missing since the past three days, remains untraceable. The 26-year-old BA (Hons) final year student, Mohd Ashraf Ali, went missing on Tuesday and AMU authorities lodged a police complaint on Wednesday. According to the police, Ashraf Ali, who is pursuing BA (Hons) in Spanish and is…

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One RSS worker killed in clash with SDPI members in Kerala’s Alappuzha

Thiruvananthapuram : Police has taken eight SDPI workers into custody in connection with the killing of a RSS worker. The incident took place in Alappuzha district of Kerala on Wednesday night, police said on Thursday. Police said that the clash happened after provocation from both sides and eight SDPI workers have been arrested in the case. The 23-year-old man, identified as Nandhu, was allegedly hacked to death by Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) workers after they clashed with RSS men near Vayalar town in Alappuzha. The SDPI is the political…

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Hamas and Palestinian struggle misrepresented in media: Israel historian

Participants in online seminar highlight resistance group’s efforts in Palestinian struggle, forging ties with countries- Ankara: The Palestinian resistance group Hamas is being misrepresented in the mainstream media, an Israeli historian said Wednesday. Ilan Pappe made the comments in an online seminar on Hamas’s foreign policy hosted by the UK-based Cordoba Foundation with the participation of prominent intellectuals from the UK, Turkey and South Africa in which a new book was launched titled “Engaging the World: The Making of Hamas’s Foreign Policy” published by South African think-tank the Afro-Middle East Centre.…

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Saffronization of Education : Brahmanical worldview of women introduced in text book

By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi: Students’ Federation of India (SFI) on Wednesday condemned the inclusion of sexist stereotypes in the NCTE textbook which reflects the Brahmanical worldview of women. It alleged that the government is setting up a dangerous precedent of saffronizing educational literature and institutions. SFI said that a chapter titled ‘Vasuki ka Prashna’ in an NCTE textbook was introduced. The chapter indulges in creating and upholding a sexist stereotype of a meek and docile housewife whose only duty is to serve the version, embodied in the alleged…

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Self-styled Muslim Delegation Meets I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar, Thanks Him for Dealing with ‘Corona Jihad’ Issue During Lockdown

New Delhi:  A self-styled delegation of Muslims called on the Union Minister of Environment, Industry and Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar and thanked him for his support and the Ministry of I&B issuing an advisory to media during the peak of Corona “Jihad”, which had created extremely hateful anti-Muslim environment. A note of the meeting posted on the Facebook wall of Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) did not mention what assurances the minister has given to the delegation. According to the note: “ As part of policy advocacy…

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