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Srinagar Dy Mayor Sheikh Imran asks Kashmiri youth to add ‘Mujahid’ prefix to social media handles

SRINAGAR Srinagar’s Deputy Mayor Sheikh Mohammad Imran Friday asked Kashmiri youths to add the prefix ‘mujahid’ to their names to send a strong message that the term is in no way related to terrorism and also to defeat those fighting elections stoking “communal hatred”. “The word ‘mujahid’ means one who is engaged in jihad …

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Row as Maneka asks Muslims to vote for her or no jobs, EC issues notice

LUCKNOW Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday asked Muslims in Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh to vote for her, failing which she would not consider their requests for jobs “when elected”, after which the Congress demanded the cancellation of her nomination as a BJP candidate. Maneka Gandhi was issued a show-cause notice by Sultanpur’s District Magistrate as the Election Commission took congnizance of the matter …

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EC issues show cause notice to Srinagar Mayor Junaid Mattu for poll code violation

SRINAGAR The election authorities Friday issued a show cause notice to Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu allegedly for violating the Model code of Conduct (MCC) by distributing mobile phones among corporators of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation. The notice issued by Additional Deputy Commissioner K S Sidha, who is the Nodal officer, MCC, for Srinagar parliamentary constituency, came after a complaint by Showkat Ahmad …

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‘Vote for me, you will need me once elections are over’: Maneka to Muslims

SULTANPUR (UP) In a controversial remark, Union minister Maneka Gandhihas told Muslims to vote for her as they will need her once the Lok Sabha elections are over. “We are not Mahatma Gandhi’s children that we keep giving and not get anything in return,” she said in Sultanpur’s Muslim-dominated Turabkhani.area on Thursday. District poll authorities issued her with a show …

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Army doctor saves poll officer’s life after cardiac arrest in Rajouri booth

JAMMU An Army doctor has saved the life of a polling officer, who suffered a cardiac arrest during the first phase of the Lok Sabha election at a high-altitude polling station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said on Friday. Mohamad Riyaz, 44, who was posted at polling station number 126 at a government higher secondary school at Samote, …

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‘I’m a Guard too’: Iranians march in thousands to protest Revolutionary Guards blacklisting by US

DUBAI Thousands of Iranians carrying signs reading “I’m a Guard too” and “Down with USA” marched on Friday to protest against the U.S. designation of the elite Revolutionary Guards as a foreign terrorist organisation. State television showed crowds shouting “What’s America thinking? Iran is full of Guards” after leaving Friday …

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At Syria camp, teenage ‘jihadi brides’ trapped between violent Islamic State fanatics and their victors

AL-HOL CAMP Rawan Aboud tried to escape Islamic State after the death of her abusive first husband, a militant killed fighting for the group. She was jailed and forced to marry another fighter. When he died, she finally fled. Now she is interned with fanatic supporters of the violent jihadist …

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