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Famous Indian Spiritual guru asked to leave housing society in Mumbai

MUMBAI — Constantly harassed and troubled by the constant presence of spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Z-plus security in plush Juhu housing society, he has called home for the past few days, and the multiple checks the residents have Read more ›

India’s biggest minority grows anxious about its future

FOR a community of 172m, almost 15% of the population, Muslims at first glance appear oddly absent from the pages of India’s newspapers. In fact, they crop up a lot, but not by name. Instead, reporters coyly refer to “a Read more ›

Declare black money or face punitive action: PM Narendra Modi

BE2C2 Report, Jul 23, 2016 —  Warning black money holders of stringent action including imprisonment after September 30, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said those with undisclosed wealth, most of which is parked in jewelry and real estate, Read more ›

کشمیر پر مودی کی کلمنجارو پہاڑ جیسی خاموشی

ارشاد سلیم —  غیرمنطقیت وادیٔ کشمیر سے کِلِمَنجارو پہاڑ کے ملک لئے سفر پر نکلی اور سر اٹھائے اپنی منزل پر پہونچی گئی۔  یہ ملک تین آتش فشاں پہاڑوں ’’کیبو‘‘، ’’ماوینزی‘‘، اور ’’شیرا‘‘ کا مخروطہ ہے۔ تنزانیہ میں واقع جبلِ Read more ›

The US has cut off the path to citizenship for India and China’s most exceptionally talented people

JUL 14, 2016 — For the first time in nine years, the cap on a prized US visa for the most skilled Chinese and Indian workers is set to be reached. On July 11, the US State Department announced that Read more ›

India to allow private companies to explore for diamonds and gold

NEW DELHI: India is seeking the participation of Rio Tinto and Anglo American’s De Beers to explore for diamonds and gold, part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambition to make the country a major mineral producer, the mines secretary said. Read more ›

In India, Muslim women call for end to ´triple talaq´ divorce

BHOPAL: Only three words were scrawled on the letter from her husband and posted to her parent´s home in central India, but they were enough to shatter Sadaf Mehmood´s life. Using an ancient and controversial Islamic practice, Mehmood´s husband wrote Read more ›

The many deaths of Ishrat Jahan—an alleged Muslim terrorist in India

By HARSH MANDER — In the early hours of a midsummer morning, at the outskirts of Ahmedabad near the city’s waterworks, on June 15, 2004, the Gujarat police shot dead four occupants of a car. One of those killed was Read more ›