Are madrasas anti-national? A historic perspective

Are madrasas anti-national? A historic perspective

Earlier this month, Allahabad High Court made it compulsory for all madrasas in Uttar Pradesh to sing the national song. This perpetuates the negative image of madrasas or Islamic centres of learning in India. An image surrounding the madrasas has...
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Dhanteras 2017: From Akshay Kumar to Hema Malini, B-town celebs wish their fans

Dhanteras 2017: From Akshay Kumar to Hema Malini, B-town celebs wish their fans

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 17, 2017 2:47 pm Bollywood stars wish fans on the festival of Dhanteras. The onset of the festival of lights Diwali is marked with Dhanteras. On this day, people worship...
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Shia board to gift 10 silver arrows for Ayodhya Lord Ram statue

Shia board to gift 10 silver arrows for Ayodhya Lord Ram statue

By: PTI | Lucknow | Published:October 17, 2017 2:13 pm Lord Ram during the Dusshera celebrations at the Parade Ground in Sector-17 of Chandigarh. (Source: Express photo by Jasbir Malhi) Noting that the construction of a statue of Lord Ram...
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Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh changes seat, to contest Assembly polls from Arki in Solan now

Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh changes seat, to contest Assembly polls from Arki in Solan now

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:October 17, 2017 2:08 pm Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh (File) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will contest the upcoming Assembly elections from the Arki seat in Solan district — and...
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‘Taj Mahal was built by blood and sweat of Indian labourers’: Yogi Adityanath’s harsh rebuttal to Sangeet Som

‘Taj Mahal was built by blood and sweat of Indian labourers’: Yogi Adityanath’s harsh rebuttal to Sangeet Som

A day after BJP MLA Sangeet Som declared that the Taj Mahal was a “blot on India culture”, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath broke his silence on the issue and said that it does not matter who built it and...
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West Bengal govt moves Calcutta High Court over withdrawal of central forces from Darjeeling, hearing today

West Bengal govt moves Calcutta High Court over withdrawal of central forces from Darjeeling, hearing today

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 17, 2017 1:42 pm The Calcutta High Court. (File Photo) The West Bengal government on Tuesday moved the Calcutta High Court for a stay on the withdrawal of central forces...
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Time for Ayurveda-led ‘health revolution’, says Modi

Time for Ayurveda-led ‘health revolution’, says Modi

NEW DELHI: Underscoring the importance of Ayurveda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said time has come for a “health revolution” under the aegis of the traditional medicine system and pitched for affordable and accessible healthcare. Addressing ...
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‘Modi ji, we have nothing but love for Gujarat’: Congress MP Shahi Tharoor

‘Modi ji, we have nothing but love for Gujarat’: Congress MP Shahi Tharoor

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday responded with a message of “love” a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged the party had “special hatred” for Gujarat and denied the people of the state their due. &#8...
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No Aadhaar-linked ration card leads to death of 11-year-old Jharkhand girl

No Aadhaar-linked ration card leads to death of 11-year-old Jharkhand girl

Simdega (Jharkhand): An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation in Jharkhand’s Simdega District recently, as her family’s ration card was not linked to the Aadhaar, the 12 digit unique-identity number issued to all Indian residents based on t...
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Gujarat Assembly polls: Narendra Modi’s defensive speech on GST shows nervousness building up in BJP

Gujarat Assembly polls: Narendra Modi’s defensive speech on GST shows nervousness building up in BJP

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was addressing the nation in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar on Monday, switched from Hindi to Gujarati half way during the course of his speech to speak on GST (goods and services tax), his audience suddenly narrowed down.....
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RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead in Punjab

RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead in Punjab

Ludhiana (Punjab): Unidentified assailants shot dead Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Ravinder Gosain on Tuesday in Punjab’s Ludhiana, police said. Eyewitnesses told the police that Gosain was shot from close range by two motorcycle-borne assailants in...
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