“Muslims’ blood on its hands”, Salman Khurshid on anti-Muslim riots during Congress rule Current Affairs 

“Muslims’ blood on its hands”, Salman Khurshid on anti-Muslim riots during Congress rule

Aligarh: Senior Indian National Congress leader and former Law minister Salman Khurshid on Monday made a sensational admission about Congress having “Muslims’ blood on its hands”. The remark came during an interactive session with students of Aligarh Muslim University. When asked about anti-Muslim riots and Babri Mosque demolition under Congress rule, Khurshid said, “There is blood on our hands. I am also a part of the Congress so let me say it, we have blood on our hands. Is this why are you trying to tell us that if someone…

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Solapur Municipal By-Polls Congress manages to retain seat Current Affairs 

Solapur Municipal By-Polls: Congress manages to retain seat

Solapur: Indian National Congress candidate Haji Toufiq Hatture has managed to retain the Block No. 14 seat by a margin of 1700 votes in Municipal by poll which was scheduled on Friday, 6 April. AIMIM candidate Peer Ahmed Shaikh stood second by grabbing 3250 votes. The result was declared on Saturday morning at around 11.30 am. The seat was lying vacant since January 2018 due to sad demise of sitting councillor Rafique Hatture. Haji Toufiq is youngest brother of veteran Congress leader late Rafiq Hatture who had registered five consecutive…

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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 accounting for 9.65 per cent of the population. Considering that Gujarat has 182 assembly seats, and a high percentage of the population is Muslim, they should have 17 MLAs from…

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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 ride in the first two hours, the leads for the Gujarat Assembly election have now more or less settled. The celebrations have begun in the BJP offices across the country,…

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