One day ahead of the Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, there has already been a debate with one of the oldest litigants withdrawing from the case stating that he wants to set Ram Lulla free.
Mohammad Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case, had a couple of days back said that he wants to distance himself from the case as he was disgusted by the statement made by Azam Khan who had termed the Babri issue as dead.
In this context, Oneindia speaks with Dr SQR Ilyas, the convenor of the Babri Masjid Action Committee and member of the All India Muslim Law Personal Board. In this interview, Dr Ilyas says that the case will go on no matter what as today it has become case between the Muslim Community vs the state and the Centre.
There has been a hue and cry today following the statement in Parliament on the Saradha-Burdhwan link. Many termed the statement by the Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh, as a clean chit to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), which has been accused of shielding the accused of both the Burdhwan and Saradha incidents. Before we look into this, let us see what exactly the minister told the Lok Sabha in a written response, “The investigation has so far not revealed any such transaction where money was routed to Bangladesh to fund terrorist activities. Read more
Sections 66(A) and 74 of the Information Technology Act (IT Act) have been termed as two draconian laws by the Supreme Court of India.
The court even questioned the Centre and asked it to make its stand clear on these two sections which were passed by the UPA government which were invoked several times to harass internet users. Read more
Fighting a case which involves J Jayalalithaa, the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, is no mean task. Over a decade had passed and finally the court gave its decision which changed the dynamics in the politics of Tamil Nadu.
The case was initially conducted by BV Acharya who was appointed as the Special Public Prosecutor (SPP). Acharya stepped down as the Special Prosecutor after a controversy and he has mentioned several times after that there were attempts made to influence him a great deal.
Bhavani Singh was then appointed as the SPP in the case and it was under him that the final verdict was delivered in which Jayalalithaa was convicted and awarded a four year sentence which disqualified her from contesting the elections and also she had to give up her post of Chief Minister.
Kalyan a small town in Maharashtra famous for the Kala Talao, Ganesh Ghat and Birla Mandir is in the news for all the wrong reasons. The indoctrination of four youth including Areef alias Areeb Majid is what is keeping this town in the news today.
Kalyan which has withstood efforts by the Mughals from being evaded faces a unique problem today and that is pertaining to the recruitment’s by the ISIS. Majeed whose return has helped investigating agencies get a lot of details on the indoctrination into the ISIS will also be used as an example that the grass is not greener on the other side.
He is being mocked heavily on social media today and there are messages galore that he went in search of heaven and ended up cleaning toilets because the radicals from India part of the Hind camp just did not have it in them to lift a gun and fight.