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Jamia Millia to defend its minority status, oppose GoI’s affidavit

Jamia Millia to defend its minority status, oppose GoI’s affidavit

New Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia (JNI) University has decided to challenge the Narendra Modi government’s move to oppose its minority status in court, reports said today. The Modi government had earlier this month filed a revised affidavit in the Delhi High Court opposing the minority status accorded to JMI. The government reversed the Congress-led United […]

GoI challenges Jamia Millia Islamia’s minority status

GoI challenges Jamia Millia Islamia’s minority status

The BJP government has filed a revised affidavit in the Delhi High Court opposing the order of the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) that declared Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) as a religious minority institution. The fresh affidavit, filed by the BJP-led government on 5 March 5, reverses the previous government’s stand on the […]

Kashmir’s azadi is inevitable: Ambassador Buch

Kashmir’s azadi is inevitable: Ambassador Buch

The de-annexation process is inevitable in the post-colonial age. The only question is whether it is accomplished by armed struggle, resulting in a spiral of violence and counter-violence, or through negotiations   Veteran Kashmiri diplomat, Ambassador Yusuf Buch, has said that if there had been popular support in Kashmir for the Indian rule, the dispute […]

2 soldiers killed in Indian firing on LoC: Pak

2 soldiers killed in Indian firing on LoC: Pak

Pakistan Army said two of its soldiers were killed Wednesday when Indian forces opened “unprovoked fire” across the Line of Control (LoC). “The latest incident of unprovoked firing occurred in the Bhimber sector of the LoC,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing, in a statement, according to reports. It identified the dead […]

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