Thousands to join hands for harmony on January 30

Muralidhara Khajane BENGALURU, JANUARY 27, 2018 22:57 IST UPDATED: JANUARY 28, 2018 08:30 IST To mark the 70th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and oppose the threat to communal harmony in Karnataka. To mark the 70th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and oppose the threat to communal harmony in Karnataka, Souhardategagi Karnataka, a forum floated for the cause, has called for the formation of …

Books on Muslims’ contribution in Indian freedom movement released by Harsh Mander

  In a glittering ceremony, two books on Muslims’ contribution in India’s Freedom movement were launched in Patna on December 17 . The function was presided over by Harsh Mandar, former IAS officer and human rights defender in the country. The books ‘Muslim Freedom Fighters: Contribution of Indian Muslims in the Independence Movement’ and its Urdu version ‘Muslim Mujahideen-e-Azadi aur …

On His Birth Anniversary, ‘Karwan-E-Mohabbat’ Makes Final Stop at Gandhi’s Birthplace

Porbandar: It’s a bit surreal, staying in a small, rather seedy, very dirty little hotel surrounded by members of the Sangh Parivar. Around mid day, the president of India, with Amit Shah, will do the usual – start the honours for commemorating Gandhi Jayanti in Porbandar. I’m here for the final day of the Karwan-e-Mohabbat, brainchild of activist Harsh Mander, to pledge …

Caravan of Love takes its peace message to Indian families touched by hate

As tide of caste or religious violence rises, one activist is taking his message of peace around India, meeting families of people killed in hate crimes. A police escort is a must when travelling in the Karwan-e-Mohabbat, or “Caravan of Love”. Its leader, Harsh Mander, can see the irony. The caravan – an air-conditioned coach emblazoned with a banner proclaiming a …

This Gurudwara welcomed Muslims to offer namaz on Eid; social media erupts in joy of communal harmony

People celebrating Eid offered prayers at a Gurudwara in Joshimath as they were unable to do it at Gandhi Maidan due to heavy rains, news agency ANI reported. By: FE Online It is a beautiful example of communal amity! A gurudwara on Saturday offered its space to Muslim brothers to offer namaz on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha (Bakreid). People celebrating Eid …

This Iconic Photograph of Jawans Standing for Communal Peace in J&K Is a Ray of Hope Amid Unrest

The image of a Muslim jawan and a presumably Hindu CRPF personnel is shot in one of the most sensitive zones in the country. Breaking all notions of communal disharmony prevalent in the country, one picture posted on the Srinagar CRPF’s official Twitter account has taken the internet by storm. The iconic picture is an accurate depiction of the real …

Mere Ghar Aakar Dekho- an effort to erase preconceived notions and build communal harmony

By Sneh Singh  The objective of Mere Ghar Aakar Dekho is for people to go to each other’s house, eat and have tea, or just water, and by these simple, yet powerful steps, break socially-constructed barriers In today’s India, we hear news of communal violence almost on an everyday basis. In such circumstances, a campaign called ‘Mere Ghar Aakar Dekho‘ (Please …