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Iran-India relationship friendly; Haaj Mahdi Mahdavipor than...

( India )

New Delhi: Expressing gratitude to the people and government of India for sending their humanitarian aid to the flood victims and standing alongside with the Iran during the recent devastated flood, Representative of Supreme Leader for India, Ayatollah Haaj Mahdi Mahdavipor termed the relation between Iran and India friendly and expandable. Wilayat Times reports that While talking with the Fars News Agency, Representative of Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Syed Ali Khamanei for India, Ayatollah...

GOI sets up Terror Monitoring Group to check flow of illegal...

( India )

The government of India Friday set-up a multi-disciplinary monitoring group to “ensure synergised and concerted action” against militancy financing and militancy-related activities in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to an official order, the “multi-disciplinary terror monitoring group (MDTMG)” will have representatives from the Jammu and Kashmir police, intelligence bureau, central bureau of investigation (CBI), national investigation agency (NIA), and the income tax department. The...

Willing to stay in Kashmir to help find solution: Mamata Ban...

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New Delhi:TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that she was willing to stay in Kashmir to find a solution so that there can be peace in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Mamata Banerjee was speaking after the release of the TMC manifesto for Lok Sabha elections 2019. The TMC will work for the revival of the Planning Commission, institution of a judicial inquiry into demonetization and a review of the GST if the opposition alliance is voted to power in the Lok Sabha...

Daesh, Al-Qaeda and Taliban heirs of murderers of Hazrat Ali...

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New Delhi:Terror outfits, including Daesh, al-Qaeda and Taliban, are heirs of the murderers of Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib (PBUH), popularly known as Hazrat Ali, said Hojjat al Islam Mahdi Mahdavipour, representative of Iran’s supreme leader Ayatullah al Uzma Imam Syed Ali Khamenei. “These terror organizations are so called Muslims but in reality are extremist enemies of Islam and against the fundamental teachings of peace, harmony and coexistence in Islam,” Hujat al Islam Wal Muslimeen Aqai...

Intl. Seminar on Ayatollah Gufran Maab held in Lucknow, spea...

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New Delhi: One of its first kind of one day international seminar on Ayatollah Syed Dildar Ali Gufraan Maab held in Lucknow on 9 March at Madrara tul Waezeen. The seminar was aimed to depict the life, works and contributions of Late Ayatollah Gufranmaab. The seminar was started with the recitation of Quran Qari Mohammad Ilyas followed with supplications and hymns by the students of Hoza e Dildar Ali Gufran Maab. While delivering the speech famous Indian Scholar Syed Qalbi Jawad Naqvi said...

Pakistan returned Indian pilot as a “peace gesture...

( India )

New Delhi:A pilot shot down in a dogfight with Pakistani aircraft returned to India on Friday, after being freed in what Islamabad called a “peace gesture” following the biggest standoff between the two countries in years. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, shot down on Wednesday over Kashmir – divided between the nuclear-armed rivals since 1947 – crossed into India at the famed Wagah crossing point, sporting a black eye from his ordeal. Thousands of Indians, waving...

Lotus blooming in Kashmir, not bothered by increasing NC-PDP...

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Srinagar: BJP’s National Vice President Avinash Rai Khanna on Sunday said that his party’s migrant councilors declared elected unopposed will work under Government security and BJP is not bothered about increasing approachment between National Conference and PDP for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. Talking to  (KNS) Khanna said “local body elections show lotus is blooming in Kashmir as most of the BJP candidates have been declared elected unopposed.” When asked that will migrant...

Supreme Court of India adjourns hearing on Article-35A of J&...

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today adjourned hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35-A, which gives special rights and privileges to people of Jammu and Kashmir, saying its three-judge bench has been hearing the case and will consider whether it has to be referred to a larger bench. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar said the matter has to be heard by a three-judge bench and Justice D Y Chandrachud, who is also a part...

Ready to talk to Hurriyat, Pakistan, says HM Rajnath Singh...

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Srinagar:Stating that the Government of India was ready to hold talks with Hurriyat, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday said that if Hurriyat leadership is ready to come to the table for talks, the government is ready for it. “If Hurriyat is ready to come to the table for talks, we are ready for it. However, as on date, there is no indication from them to this effect,” Rajnthat Singh said. He also said that New Delhi is ready to hold talks with Pakistan if it comes forward to hold...

India approves death penalty for rapists of girls under 12 a...

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New Delhi:India’s Cabinet on Saturday (April 21) approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to widespread outrage and protests over a series of cases. The executive order amends the criminal law to also increase the punishment in other rape cases. For the rape of a girl below the age of 16, the minimum punishment will go up from 10 years to 20 years, while the penalty for the rape of women will...