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  • Jibran Nasir launches political party called Aam Awam Movement

    Lawyer and activist Jibran Nasir, who contested the recently-held general elections as an independent candidate, has announced to form a new political party by the name of “Aam Awam Movement (AAM)”...

    Explaining reasons for the launch of a new political party, Nasir said that the election had laid the “foundation for new politics devoid of discrimination and fear, and now we need to build upon it”...

  • Kamal Rizvi’s Khoya Hua Aadmi to be staged at Napa from 4th

    KARACHI: The next production to be staged at the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) will be Khoya Hua Aadmi written by Kamal Ahmed Rizvi as a tribute to the legendary actor and playwright, it was announced at a press conference on Monday...

    Ahmed said Khoya Hua Aadmi was among Kamal Ahmed Rizvi’s favourite plays and was enacted several times on stage and aired on television...

  • Haryana discovery that promises to challenge our ancient history

    The discovery of a Harappan site at Rakhigarhi in Haryana, India, by archaeologists of the Deccan College Postgraduate and Research Institute, Pune, has set the Indian academic world alight...

    The archaeologists of the Deccan institute, and Haryana’s Department of Archaeology, have stated that the skeletons belonged to the Mature Harappan period (2600 BCE-1900 BCE)...

  • Shoot-on-sight orders in Haryana as caste violence flares

    Television images showed mobs wielding sticks rampaging through the streets in Haryana state, setting fire to a local government minister’s house and railway stations, damaging train tracks and blocking two key highways...

    The Jats make up 29 per cent of Haryana’s population and are traditionally a farming community...

  • Shoot-on-sight orders in Haryana as 10 dead following caste violence flare-up

    Thousands of troops with shoot-on-sight orders were deployed on Saturday in Haryana state, a day after week-long protests turned violent with rioters setting fire to homes and railway stations and blocking highways...

    Ten people have been killed and about 150 injured in the state since Friday when officers fired on rioters, Haryana police chief Yash Pal Singal told a press conference, updating earlier estimates of five dead...

  • Death toll in Haryana riots rises to 10; water supply to Delhi hit

    Rioting and looting in Haryana by the Jats, a rural caste, is symptomatic of increasingly fierce competition for government jobs and educational openings in India, whose growing population is set to overtake China’s within a decade...

    ” TV reports from Jhajjar, further west, showed troops fanning out on the streets against a backdrop of burning and damaged buildings — evidence of the fury of Jats who make up a quarter of Haryana’s...

  • Haryana Jats call off protests after winning job promise

    Days of rioting and looting across Haryana by the community had challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s promise of better days for Indians who elected him in 2014 with the largest majority in three decades...

    Dalal said he had appealed to the entire Jat community, which makes up a quarter of the population of Haryana, to return home...

  • East Punjab ordered to share river water with Haryana

    The water dispute between Punjab and Haryana has been simmering for over a decade, after a bilateral agreement to construct a 214-kilometre canal connecting two rivers in the states was unilaterally scrapped in 2004...

    The order was hailed as a “victory” by politicians in Haryana, which is ruled by an alliance led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party...

  • Mahatma Gandhi will disappear from currency notes: Haryana minister

    Haryana minister Anil Vij has kicked up another storm before the dust settled on a decision to replace Mahatma Gandhi with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the 2017 face of the government’s traditional handloom and cotton industry...

    Slowly Mahatma Gandhi will disappear from the notes," claimed Vij, who is a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), NDTV reported...

  • College student abducted and gang-raped in India's Haryana state

    A college student was abducted and raped by three men in India's northern Haryana state while on her way home from a tuition class, the latest sexual attack to shock the country...

    Haryana, governed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, is a largely rural and conservative state...

  • Erdogan’s opponent launches political party

    ANKARA: A Turkish former interior minister once dubbed Turkey’s Iron Lady and seen as a potentially strong challenger to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a political party on Wednesday after months of speculation...

    Meral Aksener delivered a defiant speech promising a “strong, happy” Turkey at the official launch of the Iyi (“Good”) Party in the capital Ankara...

  • Bhitai shrine custodian launches political party

    HYDERABAD: Sajjada Nashin (custodian) of the Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai shrine Syed Waqar Hussain Shah on Monday launched his political party by the name of All Pakistan Latifi Jamaat (APLJ)...

    He said he would get it registered with the Election Commission of Pakistan soon, adding that it would be based on Sufism...

  • Le Pen launches new party after expulsion from National Front

    PARIS: Jean-Marie Le Pen, the expelled founder of France’s National Front (FN), launched a new party on Saturday, adding fuel to a family feud that has dogged his daughter Marine’s campaign to become president...

    The announcement of the new party, to be called “Blue-White-Red rally” after the colours of the French flag, overshadowed an annual gathering of Marine Le Pen’s FN taking place in Marseille, three months before regional...

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