SC bans illegal worship sites

NEW DELHI - INDIA'S Supreme Court slapped a ban on Tuesday on the construction of illegal places of worship on public sites such as streets and parks, reports said. Most Indian cities and towns are…

Human rights activist wins US courage award

Indian-American Human rights activist Mallika Dutt has won the American Courage Award for her human rights work in India and the United States. The 47-year-old activist, who grew up in Calcutta, will receive the award…

RSS steps in to oust ‘anti-brahmanical’ BJP candidate

The Bharatiya Janata Party had managed to ignore Rekha Khedekar’s anti-Brahmanical and anti-Hinduism stance when it came to giving her a ticket. Rekha, wife of Purushottam Khedekar, who commands rabid anti-Brahmanical and anti-Hinduism outfits like…

A Hindu extremist practising weaponing at a Bajrang Dal training camp

RSS volunteer dies by self gunshot during weapon…

[caption id="attachment_6049" align="alignleft" width="200"]Bajrang Dal Extemist[/caption]Bhopal, Sep.28 (ANI): Naresh Motwani, a volunteer activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) died in an accidental gunshot here on Monday. According to the police, the deceased, Naresh Motwani…

India's only Muslim TV channel banned on DTH…

Calicut (Sep 28, 2009)   Peace TV, India's only Islamic Television channel reportedly being banned  from broadcasting  through DTH (Direct to Home) providers in the country. Website of Consumer Welfare Society, Delhi is swamped with complaints…

Mumbai school issues fatwa against Henna

MUMBAI: A city school allegedly meted out corporal punishment, straight from the Middle Ages, to a 12-year-old  Muslim girl for coming to school with mehndi on her hands. Tinha Kausar, a Class VII student at…