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Karnataka witnesses a politically turbulent 2012

BS Yeddyurappa breaking ranks with BJP and floating his own party, another change of guard, the Cauvery issue, busting of a terror module and an ugly incident of three ministers watching porn clippings in the assembly marked the year 2012 for Karnataka.

The year also saw attacks on girls and boys at...

Babri Demolition: Two Decades Later

Twenty years ago (on December 6, 1992), Babri Mosque was demolished. This demolition remains a major blot in the history of India. It was the act of demolition by communal forces which reflected the changing polity of India and it in turn further changed the polity in a very adverse direction. Liberhan Commission showed that it was a pre-planned act...

Noam Chomsky: What the American Media Won't Tell You about Israel

An old man in Gaza held a placard that read: “You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us all, humiliate us all, but I am to blame: I shot a rocket...

'Modi can be finished only in the political arena'

Autorickshaw drivers know the way to Sanjiv Bhatt's house in Memnagar, Ahmedabad. It currently resembles a campaign office as Shweta Bhatt, the IPS officer's wife, gears up for electoral battle against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Outside, a motley group of cops shuffles about with no obvious purpose. Inside, between many phone calls,...

Growing Israeli passion for business with India

Bilateral trade between India and Israel has gone up from a mere $120 million to $5 billion since the two nations formally established relations in 1992, but as president of the Israel-India Friendship Association (IIFA) she sees a much higher potential.

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An informer's confession

Abrar Ahmad Ghulam Ahmad, 40, lives in a house with no number or calling bell in the Bage Mahmood locality in Malegaon, Maharashtra. Finding the man or the house is a difficult task. He anyway does not want visitors, and the people of Malegaon are not keen to drop in either.

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Acquitted man takes three dailies to court for calling him “terrorist”

Kanpur, December 1: Alleging that he was being labelled a “terrorist” in media reports despite having being acquitted after serving an eight-year jail sentence, a 40-year-old has filed writs against three Hindi dailies.

Kanpur-based Syed Wasif Haider, who was arrested in August 2001 on 12 charges, has...

Bombay Police's ugly face

Mumbai Police earned laurels for its restraint at Azad Maidan but bared its ugly face inside police stations and Arthur Road jail with the youth arrested in the wake of the rioting at the Maidan. One of its victims is 26-year-old Abbas Ujjainwala who was picked up by the...

Mr. Modi, Muslims may join hands with you if

Open letter to Mr Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of Gujarat from Joint Committee of Muslim Organisations for Empowerment, Delhi

The Milli Gazette

Published Online: Nov 23, 2012

16 November, 2012

Mr. Narendra Modi...

Acquitted man's mother narrates ordeal

In a corner of a dimly-lit room, Padsha Begum, 65—whose son was Thursday acquitted after 17 years by Delhi High Court in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case—is on a prayer mat with both joy and sorrow reflecting on her face. Her daughter Nighat is reciting some verses from the holy Qur'an loudly....