Month: August 2011

Eid Greetings from IAMC

The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC –   http://www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has wished all American Muslims as well as Muslims worldwide,  a very joyous and blessed Eid. The Eid celebrations mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic sacred month in which all adult Muslims fast from …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – August 29th, 2011

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup News Headlines 17 ‘scams’ that Narendra Modi doesn’t want Lok Ayukta to probe Gujarat minister murder: All accused acquitted Sohrab case: ‘Narendra Modi’s babus, cops tried to help accused minister’ Ahmedabad blasts: A horrific story about manufacturing an accused Communal violence erupts in Bahraich of UP Top cop …

Hon Judge Don’t Preach, Ugly Can’t Be Beautiful – By Syed Ali Mujtaba (Aug 16, 2011, Countercurrents)

The statement made by former Supreme Court judge K T Thomas, praising Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its style of functioning as an organization is debatable. Notwithstanding the right of freedom of speech, the comments made by the learned judge are disturbing. It’s more so, because K T Thomas belongs to a Christian community that …

Battle between Modi and IPS officers escalates in Gujarat (Aug 17, 2011, Twocircles.net)

The battle between the Narendra Modi government and a section of senior IPS officers seems to have escalated with several of them having challenged the government by filing affidavits or taking action uncomfortable to the government. The latest among them is Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Rajnish Rai. In an affidavit filed with the Central Administrative …

Ex-BJP CM, eminent citizens demand governor’s intervention in Gujarat (Aug 20, 2011, Twocircles.net)

A delegation of eminent citizens from Gujarat and Maharashtra led by former Gujarat BJP chief minister Suresh Mehta on Wednesday called on state governor Dr. Kamla Beniwal and sought her intervention alleging that a constitutional crisis has arisen in the state under Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The delegation submitted a memorandum to the governor alleging …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – August 22nd, 2011

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup Announcements IAMC Expresses Grave Concern Over Warrant Against Sanjiv Bhatt Communal Harmony Communal harmony fortnight begins at DLW News Headlines Ex-BJP CM, eminent citizens demand governor’s intervention in Gujarat Battle between Modi and IPS officers escalates in Gujarat Sohrabuddin: CBI court denies bail to Chudasama Who killed RTI …