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Barkati gets sacked as Imam, but refuses to move out

Kolkata: Now, it’s official! Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, is no longer the imam of the iconic Tipu Sutlan Masjid. The trustees of the mosque, in the wake of his back to back controversial fatwas and...

Barkati’s henchmen attack media, community say “enough”

Kolkata: Armed with ammunitions, a group of over 20 men stormed into the premise of Akhbar-e-Mashriq, one of the most read Urdu daily in Bengal, around 9:45 pm on Monday, shouting and abusing the editor...

Raghubar adamant, not to review CNT/SPT amendments

Giridih: Last year, Raghubar Das, the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand, made a historical amendment to the Chota Nagpur Tenancy and Santhal Pargana Tenancy (CNT/SPT) Act, which now empowers the government to procure agricultural...

Muslims of Kolkata, done with ‘fatwa cleric’ Barkati

Kolkata: It seems, the days of Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of iconic Tipu Sultan Masjid is numbered, as the waqf estate trustee members have initiated the process for the removal of Barkati, the...

Dhanori: A village of war widows, and warriors in Rajasthan

Jhunjhunu: A common thread binds Sayera Bano, Hasan Bano, Anwar Bano, Mumtaj Bano and Alhamdo Bano, of Jhunjhunu’s Dhanori village. They are all war widows. This village in Rajasthan, has given Indian army, soldiers who...

Production of Mica: 12 thousand tones, Export: 14 lakhs

Ranchi: Mica, the crumbly shiny white mass, comprising silicates of several elements, is a natural insulator and is thus used in electrical appliances and even in computer chips. It is also, used in paints and...