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Jammu: Reacting to a Tweet by former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti, the Inspector General of Police Jammu on Monday said that police has registered a case against a mob for physically assaulting a Muslim family and a statement has been recorded from one of the family members who sustained injuries in the attack. In Samba district of Jammu, a Muslim man and his family was physically assaulted by a group of…

Ghaziabad: A Muslim child was mercilessly beaten by a man for drinking water inside a temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad. The disturbing video of the incident has gone viral on social media. In the video, the accused, identified as Shringi Nandan Yadav can be seen asking the child’s name, to which the child replies ‘Asif’. In no time, the accused is seen brutally beating the child and twisting his hand for just drinking water inside…

New Delhi: Despite an internal assessment calling for a ban on ‘dangerous’ Hindu nationalist group Bajrang Dal for its support to violence against minorities, Facebook has not cracked down on the group over financial and safety considerations, a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report said. Facebook has dithered on acting against the right-wing group with ties to the ruling BJP because “cracking down on Bajrang Dal might endanger both the company’s business prospects and its staff…

Indian stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra, who’s presently facing charges of contempt over his tweets which criticised the Indian Supreme Court, today took to Twitter to say that he would neither ‘retract his posts nor apologise for them.’ Kamra had taken a jibe at the Indian Supreme Court for granting TV anchor Arnab Goswami a reprieve after his arrest in an abetment to suicide case. “I don’t intend to retract my tweets or apologise for them.…

Paris: In wake of the criticism France is witnessing against its President Emmanuel Macron’s remarks against Islam, Macron said that he could understand if Muslims were shocked by caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed (ﷺ) but he will never accept that “violence can be justified”. Earlier on Saturday, French authorities sought to ascertain if a young Tunisian suspected of killing three people in a knife rampage inside a Nice church had outside help. France is on edge…