In blow to US and Israel, UN rejects US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli Capital Current Affairs 

In blow to US and Israel, UN rejects US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

Washington: A majority of world’s nation including India in United Nations General Assembly denounced the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. 128 of the 193 members on Thursday voted in favour of a resolution calling on the United States to withdraw its decision. Trump had earlier threatened to cut off financial aid to countries… Read More
Muslim family accused of ‘land jihad’ in Meerut, forced to give up house after Right wing groups protest Society 

Muslim family accused of ‘land jihad’ in Meerut, forced to give up house after Right wing groups protest

A Muslim family in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut district was denied entry into a house that they had bought from a Hindu man and were accused of committing ‘land jihad’. The incident happened around 8 pm on Sunday when the family reached the new home to take possession of the house. Usman Ahmad, whose elder brother Nauman purchased the property said,… Read More
All 2G scam accused acquitted, Manmohan says massive propaganda against UPA govt was baseless Current Affairs 

All 2G scam accused acquitted, Manmohan says massive propaganda against UPA govt was baseless

New Delhi: A Special CBI court in New Delhi acquitted Former telecom minister in UPA government A Raja, DMK leader Kanimozhi and all other accused today in a 2G spectrum allocation scam which stirred the country politically. The special court held that the prosecution “miserably failed” to prove the charges. In the 1,552-page order, special CBI judge OP Saini faulted… Read More
Shop, dine and play 24x7 in Maharashtra from today Current Affairs 

Shop, dine and play 24×7 in Maharashtra from today

The Maharashtra government has allowed shops and other establishments like cinema halls, salons, hyper malls, restaurants (that do not serve alcohol) and businesses such as banks, medical establishments and tax consultancies to remain open 24×7 in the state from today. The state government has amended the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Service Condition) Act, 2017 and issued… Read More
Solapur Urdu Ghar construction yet to see the light of the day Current Affairs 

Solapur Urdu Ghar construction yet to see the light of the day

Solapur: Solapur is still waiting for promised Urdu Ghar for more than 3 years. The Government of Maharashtra made an announcement in 2014 to build Urdu Ghar in six districts across state. Solapur being one of them have been sanctioned Rs 5 crores but the construction is yet to see the light of the day. Ex. Mayor and sitting corporator… Read More
Current Affairs 

Gujarat Elections 2017: Three Muslim MLAs elected in Gujarat Assembly compared to two in 2012

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Assembly has seen a sharp dip in Muslim representation in the state legislative Assembly in the past three decades, reflective of the sharp religious polarisation in the state. But this time, Three Muslim MLAs have been elected to Gujarat Assembly as compared to two in 2012. According to 2011 census, Muslims are the biggest minority in Gujarat… Read More
Gujarat Election 2017 BJP continues winning streak, to Form Government sixth time in Gujarat Current Affairs 

Gujarat Election 2017: BJP continues winning streak, to Form Government sixth time in Gujarat

Ahmedabad:  In a winning streak, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has secured a sixth term in Gujarat after a high-pitched and bitterly-fought Assembly election. The Election Commission’s official trends for Gujarat show BJP leading in 99 seats, Congress+ in 77, Nationalist Congress Party in one, and others in one out of a total 182. After a bit of a roller coaster… Read More
Akshardham Terror Attack ‘Mastermind’ granted bail in 40 Days, National Media overlooks Current Affairs 

Akshardham Terror Attack accused ‘Mastermind’ granted bail in 40 Days, National Media overlooks

Ahmedabad: Abdul Rashid Ajmeri, a key accused in 2002 Akshardham terror attack has been granted bail by the court and released from the Ahmedabad jail on 16th December. He was arrested in a dramatic style by Ahmedabad crime branch soon after he landed at the Ahmedabad International Airport from Saudi Arabia on 4th November. The national media presented Ajmeri as… Read More
Temple President donates land for Mosque expansion Society 

Temple President donates land for Mosque expansion

Mangalore: Recently, several incidents of hatred between Hindu and Muslim community is making news headlines in the country. But in an exceptional move, in Karnataka, a Hindu has set the example of Hindu-Muslim unity by donating his land for the expansion of a mosque. Mohan Rai, the president of Eliya Sri Vishnumurthy Temple in Olemundovu village under Keyyur gram panchayat… Read More
Zakir Naik Current Affairs 

Interpol cancels Red Corner Notice against Zakir Naik, gives clean chit

New Delhi: The Interpol cancelled the Red corner Notice issued against Dr. Zakir Naik contending that there was a severe lack of evidentiary basis, a failure by Indian authorities to follow due process of law, political and religious bias that formed the basis of such a notice, and lack of international interest. The decision was taken by the Interpol’s Commission… Read More