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Muslims dare Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

September 7, 2011


This was not done by any of her preceding Chief Ministers in Bengal even but without doubt, Mamata Banerjee, present Chief Minister, West Bengal, is of a different nature and surely has the conviction to overwhelm her illustrious predecessors. She was invited to grace the recently held giganticId congregation held on Red Road of Kolkata; definitely she charmed […]

Burqa row: Aliah teacher still out

April 20, 2011


Somdatta Basu TNN Kolkata: Shirin Midhya no longer has faith in the promises and assurances made by ministers or even Aliah University. Despite instructions from minority welfare minister Abdus Sattar and the higher education department, Aliah University has not taken her back yet. Reason — she refused to accept the fatwa to wear a burqa. […]

Now comes demand for Muslim reservation in Parliament and State assemblies

April 7, 2011


New Delhi: Following demands for Job reservation and reservation in Educational institutions for Muslims in the country, Samajvadi Party Chief harp on Muslim reservation in assemblies and Parliament. The demand for reservation for Muslims in state assemblies and Parliament was made in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Before coming up with such sops to divide […]

Aligarh Muslim University’s Murshidabad campus tarnishes Bengal’s secular image

March 21, 2011


Without a shred of doubt right to education is one of the choicest and most revered columns of human civilization from time immemorial and the same has been enshrined in the majority of modern nations too. Hence, the commencement of any educational institution is a great act and must be acknowledged as the blessing of […]

Buddha plans housing scheme for minorities

March 3, 2011


The state government is considering a housing programme for minorities, weeks before the Assembly polls. After announcing reservations for minorities in 2010 – according to which 10 per cent government jobs would be reserved for them — the government has now promised relief for Muslims who do not have access to housing. Chief Minister Buddhadeb […]

West Bengal: the Hotbed of Communal Politics

February 16, 2011


Mamata Bannerjee ends her public speeches nowadays with “khoda Hafiz;” she does fake namaj wearing a hizab whenever she visits Muslim majority areas in course of political propaganda, desperate for the communal which she needs to become the Chief Minister of West Bengal. Her opponent the Left does not need any encouragement to woo vote […]

PIL against govt’s quota for Muslims in West Bengal

November 27, 2010


The reservations for Muslim OBCs, announced by the West Bengal government, has come under the scanner of the Calcutta High Court. A public interest litigation was moved in the Calcutta High Court today challenging the notifications issued on September 24 by the state government for the reservation of the Muslim OBCs. Nilmadhab Karmakar, president of […]