Gurgaon Villagers Form ‘Khap Panchayat’To Boycott Those Disrupting Namaz At Public Spots

Gurgaon Villagers Form ‘Khap Panchayat’To Boycott Those Disrupting Namaz At Public Spots Members of the khap panchayat have called for “boycott of forces responsible for communal flare-ups” in the city. Gurgaon | Press Trust of India | Updated: May 17, 2018 00:15 IST Gurgaon:  People from a number of villages in the Gurgaon district have formed a “Sarva Khap Panchayat” …

Saharanpur Violence: In riot-hit Muzaffarnagar’s vicinity, Akbargarh stands as shining example of communal harmony

Editor’s note: The BJP, its ideological lodestar RSS, and even the BSP, a party with moorings in Dalit identity, have, in recent months, outdone themselves to court the Dalit constituency. The community itself has found new ways to assert its leverage over Indian political parties and reinforce its place in society. Firstpost will travel across Uttar Pradesh, the test bed of India’s Dalit …

Let’s give peace a chance: Communities join hands to end communal violence in Bihar

Patna, April 2: As incidents of communal violence have been reported from different parts of the nation in the last few days, people belonging to various communities took part in a peace conference in Gaya, Bihar on Sunday. In Gaya, the land of Lord Buddha, a peace conference, titled– Sarvdharm Samvad (Dialogue between all religions)–was organised to send the message of …

Heroes of new India: When they rose above personal loss to uphold humanity

  ASHUTOSH SHARMA  Published: Apr 01st 2018, 02.58 PM   Maulana Imdadul Rashidi, Yashpal Saxena, Mariam Khatoonand others stand out as a silver lining amid dark clouds of communal hatred and sectarian violence Heart-warming tales of humanity, compassion and love getting the better of communal hatred, violence and temptation to retaliate have been resonating across the country during the past …

Abul Kalam Azad’s commitment to religion, the nation, lights the path for Muslims, secular Hindus

I, who live in a “Muslim ghetto”, have sat up all night with five pieces of writing before me. They are from the “Minority Space” of The Indian Express, which was initiated by Harsh Mander’s article, (‘Sonia Sadly’, IE, March 17). All the writers are my friends and colleagues. Ramchandra Guha is my colleague from the Nehru Memorial Library. I …