Nehru not pandit as he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA

Nehru not pandit as he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA

Jaipur: Rajasthan BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja has said that the country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was not a ‘Pandit’ as he “ate beef and pork”. Often in the news for his contentious statements, the legislator from Ramgarh constituency of Alwar district blamed the Nehru-Gandhi family for all the social evils prevailing in the […]

Protests continue against mosque demolition in China

Protests continue against mosque demolition in China

Beijing: Chinese state media has defended the planned demolition of a mosque in the country’s north west, saying that no religion is bigger than the law even as thousands of ethnic Hui Muslims continued sit-in protests against the plan. Thousands of protesters thwarted attempts by officials in Wuzhong city on Thursday to demolish parts of […]

JKCSCC calls for state-wide shutdown on August 27 to protest onslaught on Article 35-A, 370

JKCSCC calls for state-wide shutdown on August 27 to protest onslaught on Article 35-A, 370

Srinagar : J&K Civil Society Coordination Committee on Saturday called for a state-wide shutdown on August 27 to protest “onslaught” on Article 35A and Article 370. Addressing press conference at a local hotel here, Deputy Grand Mufti, Nisar-ul-Islam and Awami National Conference president Muzafar Shah said that it was a collective responsibility of the people […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Aug 15

JRL calls for shutdown on Aug 15

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday called for complete shutdown on Aug 15 (Wednesday). In a statement issued to KNS, JRL said that appealed people to observe this day as ‘black day’. (KNS)

Police foil SSA teachers protest march in Srinagar

Srinagar : Police on Thursday foiled a protest march of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers, who were demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission, in Srinagar. Scores of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers assembled at the Sher-e-Kashmir Park in the summer capital of the state and started a protest march towards Lal Chowk. The employees […]