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Watch: This powerful short film thanking PM Modi for banning Triple Talaq

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Social Coffee published a video expressing its gratitude towards Prime Minister Modi for outlawing the inhumane practice of Triple Talaq, the traditional Islamic practice permitted Muslim men to divorce their wives by repeating the word ‘Talaq’ thrice. The video was conceptualized, written and …

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Anti-Muslim memes have no place in our politics | Editorial

There is a flyer circulating among voters in Piscataway that uses the kind of coded anti-Muslim language that makes most of us uneasy. The bigger problem is that the person who funded the flyer — powerful state Senator Bob Smith, the Middlesex Democrat — doesn’t see the necessity to repudiate …

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Lok Sabha to have more number of Muslim MPs as 27 emerge victorious

NEW DELHI: The number of Muslim MPs in the Lok Sabha has increased to a decade high of 27, up from 23 last time, with a dozen of them winning from Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal even as none of the six Muslim candidates fielded by BJP tasted victory. Registering …

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US approves to sell 24 multi-mission helicopters to India

Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Apr 03, 2019, 11:57 pm IST Updated: Apr 03, 2019, 11:57 pm IST Washington: The United States has approved the sale of 24 MH-60R multi-mission helicopters to India in order “to improve the security of a major defensive partner which continues to be an …

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It’s me, not my ghost: Sushma clarifies on tweets

Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Mar 31, 2019, 6:32 pm IST Updated: Mar 31, 2019, 6:32 pm IST New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is known for her prompt replies on Twitter, on Sunday clarified that it was her who sent out the tweets and “not her …

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Nirav Modi’s bail plea rejected

Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Tanveer Published: Mar 30, 2019, 11:30 pm IST Updated: Mar 30, 2019, 8:20 pm IST NEW DELHI: The Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday rejected the bail plea of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi suspecting he could “flee” Britain and “interfere with witnesses”, said sources. Judge …

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Governor Ram Naik writes to Yogi endorsing name change of Sultanpur

Category: India, News Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 31, 2019, 10:42 am IST Updated: Mar 31, 2019, 10:42 am IST Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik Naik has written a letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath endorsing the changing on Sultanpur city’s name of Kushbhawanpur. While mentioning about …

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India ‘disappointed’ with Pakistan’s response on Pulwama dossier

Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Mar 28, 2019, 11:57 pm IST Updated: Mar 28, 2019, 11:57 pm IST New Delhi: India on Thursday expressed its disappointment over Pakistans response to its detailed dossier on Jaish-e-Mohammeds (JeM) complicity in the Pulwama terror attack and said that identical script was followed …

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ED to sell Nirav Modi’s 173 paintings, 11 cars

Category: India, News Posted by Younus Published: Mar 20, 2019, 10:56 pm IST Updated: Mar 20, 2019, 10:56 pm IST New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will soon start the auction of 173 paintings and 11 vehicles of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi after it obtained permission from a special court …

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