First late night arrest over D voter suspicion, Now threatened by unknown miscreants Society 

First late night arrest over D voter suspicion, Now threatened by unknown miscreants

Guwahati: Recently many cases in which genuine Indian citizens have been harassed in the name of doubtful voters (D voter) in Assam came to the forefront. Marzina Begum – resident of Goalpara district was one of them; she was wrongly arrested as being a D voter in Nov 2016. After spending 8 months in Detention camp and almost a year-long legal battle, Guwahati High Court declared her Indian citizen in July 2017. Later, she filed a petition for compensation of Rs 1 crore after her release. The petition was filed…

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FIRs filed against Maulana Arshad Madani; Assam Police examining ‘provocative speech’ Current Affairs 

FIR filed against Maulana Arshad Madani; Assam Police examining alleged ‘provocative speech’

Guwahati: Three FIRs have been lodged in different police stations in Assam against Maulana Syed Arshad Madani, president of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, for making a statement amounting to “promoting enmity between communities” in the backdrop of updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state. Assam DGP Mukesh Sahay who confirmed the report said that the police is examining various evidences including the original audio and video recordings of a speech that Madani had reportedly made in a seminar in New Delhi on Monday, and ‘appropriate action’ would…

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Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind multi-religious conference adopts violence against innocent is anti-Islamic and anti-humanity Current Affairs 

Violence against innocent is anti-Islamic and anti-humanity, adopts Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind multi-religious conference

New Delhi: A multi-religious conference organised by the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind (JUH) on Sunday at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, which saw thousands of people came together to adopt a declaration that any kind of violence against the innocent is anti-Islamic, anti-India and anti-humanity. The conference named “Aman and Ekta Sammelan” saw participation from top religious leaders of various faiths and sects besides several thousand Islamic clerics from across the country. Maulana Arshad Madani said that communalism posed a greater threat to India than terrorism in the present scenario. “Rising communalism is…

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Mann Ki Baat Narendra Modi hails Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind for for setting 'fine' example of unity during Gujarat floods Current Affairs 

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi hails Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind for for setting ‘fine’ example of unity during Gujarat floods

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed Muslim organisation Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind, saying its volunteers had recently cleaned 22 temples and two mosques affected by floods in Gujarat, setting a “fine” and “inspiring” example of unity. He noted that India is a land of diversities which are not limited to cuisine, lifestyle and attire but can be seen in every walk of life. “Gujarat saw devastating floods recently. Many people lost their lives. When the waters receded, there was so much filth everywhere. “That is when, in Dhanera in the…

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Vande Matram A revered song for some and controversial to others Featured Society 

Vande Matram: A controversial song for some and revered to others

Recently Madras High court has made it compulsory to sing Vande Mataram in educational institutes across Tamil Nadu. Also Mumbai civic body passed a resolution to mandatorily sing Vande Mataram in schools. Nowadays some or the other news related to singing Vande Matram or some fatwa against it become a routine. Before getting into the right or wrong of it, let’s first discuss the origin of this song. Vande Mataram is a poem composed by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1870s and later included in his novel Anandamath in 1881. The first…

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