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Just after his victory in the 1984 elections, #RajivGandhi faced his first big challenge. On 23rd April 1985, the Supreme Court ordered the ex-husband of a Muslim woman from Indore, Shah Bano, to pay her maintenance under Section 125 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). 1/13
Shah Bano's ex-husband Mohammed Ahmad Khan had argued in the Madhya Pradesh High Court, that under Islamic Law, he had paid his divorced wife three months' maintenance, and he wasn't obliged to pay any more. 2/13
But the apex court maintained that "there is no conflict between the provisions of Section 125 and those of the Muslim Personal Law on the question of a Muslim husband's obligation to provide maintenance for a divorced wife who is unable to maintain herself". 3/13
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1. The attack on #Kabul Cricket Stadium is as yet unclaimed, but it’s worth noting that, as of today, #ISKP has been inactive for 13 days in a row.

That’s the longest period since September 2021, when it was gearing up to launch the most intensive campaign in its recent history.
2. This summer’s slump has seen #ISKP become somewhat sidelined as an issue in #Afghanistan.

This graph shows mentions of the keyword “Daesh” on #Taliban social media since mid-2020.

Note how things peaked in Q4 2021 when #ISKP was at its most virulent.
3. We’ve also seen a slump in official #ISKP media releases (as in, those published through #IS’s Central Media Diwan).

Importantly, this lull hasn’t been reflected in the activities of #ISKP’s less globally prominent Pashtu and Dari media offices.
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Thread for AAP Ka News #E99 - 26th July 2022

Add your news articles & links to the last post in this thread.

#aapKaNews #aap #News

@phani_nath @Randhr602 @Gokul_kool @RupamCh81732018

#thread : post 1 / n
#news Thread 2/n

The probe agency said the mountain of cash found at Chatterjee's aide's home belonged to the minister.
#WestBengal #sscscam #politics #corruption… #MamataBanerjee #Bhubaneswar #ParthaChatterjee
#news #thread 3/n
#Gujarat hooch tragedy: Village head had approached police in March seeking action against illegal #liquor trade…

#ModiHaiToMumkinHai #bjp @AAPGujarat @HasanSafin @AAPYouthWing
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Thread for AAP Ka News #E98

Add your news articles & links to the last post in this thread.

#aapKaNews #aap #News

@phani_nath @Randhr602 @Gokul_kool @RupamCh81732018 #thread
#Delhi CM #ArvindKejriwal on Sunday said the Delhi government has made arrangements to set up a separate isolation ward at the LNJP Hospital for patients infected with #Monkeypox.…
Mr. #arvindKejriwal tweeted, “The patient is stable and recovering. There is no need to panic. The situation is under control. We have made a separate isolation ward at LNJP. Our best team is on the case to prevent the spread and protect Delhiites.”

#aap #news #thread
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Who are the #Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vysyas & Shudras?

In #Hinduism, neither a caste structure nor any divisions of labour are established for a certain vocation of life with watertight compartments.
The extraordinarily divine compere is devoid of any divisions of labour, social communalisms, or other unimportant issues.
The 4 "so-called" classes r castes represent the different stages of human growth (yogam).
It is untrue to say that #Jatis must pursue a certain line of work in the outside world. All of this discourse is the pitiful outcome of Toto's ignorance of the genuine meaning of our texts
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A brief on Secularism in India by Sita Ram Goel. A Thread...

The concept of Secularism is western and denounced by Ilam and Christian. They prescribe theocracy (ruling in the name of God by priests or mullahs) where in state acts as secular arm of Church or Islam.

Christianity has reconciled itself of theocracy whereas Isalm has not. Trend in Islam has been to return to theocracy.

Word #Secularism is nowhere to be find in writings of Jawaharlal Nehru before Independence. Even in constitution of India enacted in January 1950, the...2/n
word does not find place in preamble or anywhere else. It was inserted by #IndiraGandhi in emergency she imposed in 1975-76.

Word became frequent in writing of Jawaharlal Nehru after death of Sardar Patel. The word has gained parlance in parties that have nothing in common...3/n
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Gyanvapi dispute | #VaranasiCourt to resume hearing on the plea challenging maintainability of the suit filed by 5 Hindu women devotees for performance of all rituals of Hindu deities within the Gynavapi complex.
#GyanvapiHearing #Gyanvapi
The hearing is to take place before District and Sessions Judge Dr. AK Vishvesha. Counsel for Muslim parties is likely to continue his arguments.
#GyanvapiHearing #Gyanvapi
Parties to the case and respective counsel have reached the courtroom, however, Judge Dr. AK Vishvesha is yet to arrive.
Media entry is barred inside the courtroom as was on earlier dates of hearings too.
#GyanvapiHearing #Gyanvapi
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Scorecard - killers v/s victims:

Read this #thread to know the ground realities of #Hindu's predicament in the secular #India v/s the benefits it offers to the Islamic terrorists/extremists.

1. Swargiya Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered by 2 Islamic terrorists on 18/Oct/2019 in his own house in Khurshidbagh of #Lucknow on the accusation of blasphemy

2. His wife Kiran Tiwari has now received a death threat on 22/Jun/22 in a letter written in Urdu
3. This threat letter also has @myogiadityanath ji's face marked with a cross

4. The promise to run this case in a fast track court was never fulfilled. The pace with which it is moving, it may take well over 50 years to reach the verdict

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In 2 books, Manoj Mitta revealed how investigators ignored evidence of State complicity in 1984 anti-#Sikh riots & 2002 #GujaratRiots.
As #SupremeCourt lauds SIT that exonerated Modi, Mitta’s 2014 book puts forth the questions it did not ask
Modi was allowed to distance himself from police failure to prevent 2002 #GujaratRiots, despite SIT evidence of police presence at siege of #GulbergSociety and related wireless communications 2/6
SIT acknowledged #GulbergSociety was set ablaze & many killed there by 3.45 pm. It recorded that #Modi had, meanwhile, held meetings with his officials tracking the violence as it unfolded and issuing instructions
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Manoj Mitta revealed how investigators ignored evidence of State complicity in 1984 anti-#Sikh riots & 2002 #GujaratRiots. As #SupremeCourt lauds SIT that exonerated Modi, Mitta’s 2014 book reveals what it didn’t do. 1/6…
Modi was allowed to distance himself from police failure to prevent 2002 #GujaratRiots, despite SIT evidence of police presence at siege of #GulbergSociety and related wireless communications. 2/6
SIT acknowledged #GulbergSociety was set ablaze & many killed there by 3.45 pm. It recorded that #Modi had, meanwhile, held meetings with his officials tracking the violence as it unfolded and issuing instructions. 3/6
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Amidst the recent judgement of US Supreme Court about #AbortionBan, it's interesting to look at what the #Hindu scripture of *Garbha #Upanishad* says regarding embryonic development.

In this #thread, I'll try to compare its observations with modern scientific findings as well
Garbha Upanishad is a very concise Upanishad, which deals with the constitution of body, the embryonic development, and concludes beautifully with guidelines regarding Moksha.
'Through having the union at the ṛta (season), the embryo is formed.
In 7 days, it becomes like a bubble.
In 2 weeks, it becomes like a ball.

In 4 weeks, the ball hardens.
By 2 months (8 weeks), the head is formed.
By 3 months (12 weeks), the feet emerge.'
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Happy Raja Parba to each and every girl/woman out there🙏🏻 A special festival which celebrates womanhood and menstruation😇.

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While there are many debates going on whether menstruating woman are discriminated or not in our country.
Here is a festival from Odisha and odias which celebrates menstruation - 'Raja Parba'.
Raja is taken from the word Rajaswala, which means menstruating women. The people of Odisha believed that during the first three days Bhudevi (Mother Earth), the wife of Lord Jagannath undergoes menstruation and is given a ceremonial bath the fourth day.
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There are about 2.3 billion #Christians in the world & 1.8 billion #Muslims. That gap is expected to narrow by 2060, when there will be 3 billion #Christians & nearly 3 billion #Muslims. That’s because #Muslims, on average, are younger & have more children than do #Christians.
The countries with the 5 highest #Muslim populations are all in South and Southeast #Asia or in sub-Saharan #Africa, rather than the #MiddleEast; and the countries with the three highest #Christian populations are in the #Americas rather than in the #MiddleEast or #Europe.
By 2060, #India will retain a #Hindu majority but also will have the largest #Muslim population of any country in the world, surpassing #Indonesia. The current #Hindu population worldwide is approx 1.2 billion. Expected #Hindu population in 2060 will be nearly 1.5 billion.
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Wherever #Masjid premises are excavated, #Shivlinga's are found. I'm challenging #AsaduddinOwaisi that we'll dig all Masjid in state. If dead bodies recovered, #Muslims claim it. If Shivlinga is found, hand it over to us. Will you accept it?
#Telangana BJP chief #BandiSanjayKumar
"If the #BJP wins power, it will implement #RamRajya in #Telangana, we'll demolish all #Madrasa's, do away with reservations for minorities, & grant more quota for SCs, STs, OBCs, & EBCs. We'll also abolish Urdu as the second official language indefinitely.”
- #BandiSanjayKumar
“Shall we keep quiet if my sisters are trapped and cheated in the name of ‘#LoveJihad’. #Hindu society will not tolerate if the poor are made to change their religion." says #Telangana BJP chief #BandiSanjayKumar.
#Karimnagar #HanumanJayanti #HinduEktaYatra
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This is from #Mangalore, #Karnataka.

Opposing #Muslim girls who came to classroom wearing #Hijab at #MangaloreUniversity. #Hindu students held protests demanding to not allow them inside to wear hijab.
#KarnatakaHijabRow #HijabRow #HijabControversy #HijabMovement
#Hindu Students of #MangaloreUniversity protest outside campus alleging the college has failed to implement HC directions for months now as over 40 #Muslim girls come to classroom wearing #Hijab. They sitting outside the campus in protest.
#KarnatakaHijabRow #HijabControversy
#Muslim girl students protest in front of #Mangalore DC office demanding #Hijab should be allowed for degree students.

Students claim today's protest at University was planned by #ABVP, shares WhatsApp chats & alleges they're planning for even bigger protests.
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Supreme Court begins hearing plea against verdict on video survey

#GyanvapiCase live:

#GyanvapiMosque #GyanvapiSurvey
#SupremeCourt #Varanasi…
Supreme Court starts hearing the plea of Anjuman Intezamia Masjid, challenging the order of Varanasi court which ordered a videographic survey of the #GyanvapiMosque complex, which is adjacent to the famous #KashiVishwanathTemple in Varanasi.

Senior advocate Huzefa Ahmadi, appearing for #AnjumanIntezamiaMasjid Committee, starts arguments - says that the prayers filed by the #Hindu side in the #VaranasiCourt categorically speak about changing the character of the structure, which is a #mosque.
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All India Muslim Personal Law Board calls an urgent meeting of its executive committee. Issues, including #GyanvapiMasjid, #TipuSultan Masjid and others will be discussed and the board will decide its future course of action. (ANI)

#Gyanvapi hearing: While the #Hindu side has sought 2 more days to file a survey report; the #Muslim side has opposed the sealing order.

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Gangadeeswarar Temple located at Purasawalkam is a shrine of historical significance. The temple’s history dates back to the period of Rama’s forefather Bhagiratha, who first kept a Siva idol at this place and worshipped the deity. A temple was later built by Kulothunga Chola.
The temple is centuries old and speaking about its history, the priest says “Bhagiratha was a forefather to Lord Rama and it is said that due to a curse, Bhagiratha had to build 1,008 Siva temples around the country and when he was searching for a place for the 1,008th temple,
the God appeared before him and asked him to do so in a place which has a thick cover of Purasa trees
He chose this place and kept a Linga and started worshipping it using the Ganga water
Hence the Lord bears the name Gangadeeswarar.”
later built by Kulothunga Cholan.
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#OnThisDay, in 1951, the famous Somnath Temple in #Gujarat was restored to its former glory. In the words of the then President of India, Dr Rajendra Prasad, it proved that “the power of reconstruction is always greater than the power of destruction". 1/9
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The Somnath #Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva as ‘Lord of the Moon’, has been one of the most sacred shrines in #India for over 1,500 years. Due to its fame as a centre of wealth, it was attacked and plundered by Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni in 1026 CE. 2/9
#Hindu #religion Image
A few years after this infamous sack, the temple was restored and continued to serve as an important pilgrimage centre. But over the centuries, the temple was attacked and plundered repeatedly. 3/9
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Sudhir Hegde, 54, is a devotee of Sringeri Mutt & assistant commissioner of police. This #Ramzan, he & his officers visited 19 mosques & many of 100 temples during Ramzan/Ramnavami. @SauravK1890 reports on a unique initiative.1/n…
As first apprehensive, then relieved, faithful at mosques watched as uniformed officers met them & joined in iftar. ACP Hegde brought his considerable experience in keeping the peace to bear in Madiwala, #Bengaluru

At a time when #Hindu fundamentalists, aided by govt, have pushed or enforced #hijab ban, boycotts, demanded bans on halal meat & azaan over loudspeakers, Hegde’s personal touch helped locals recall inter-faith traditions. 3/n
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At Lucknow food stall @hunarhaat BKC Mumbai, guy on the counter very proudly bragged to me repeatedly,
“मैं शुजा उद दौला की 14वीं पीढ़ी हूँ, लखनऊ नाम उन्होंने ही दिया लक्ष्मणपुरी से बदल के”
An average muzlim still believes Hindus are his subjects!
Realize yet,what we are in for?
Says @naqvimukhtar , @hunarhaat provides employment to craftsmen & traditional culinary experts- indeed to Shuja-ud-Daula’s descendent (from 1000th concubine)😅
Don’t believe me?

Hunar Haat exhibitions are organised under the USTTAD scheme of the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
Hindus, you’ve given no Art, No Handicraft to your country, the credit of all HUNAR in Bharat goes to Mughal aulaads, hence it needs promotion!
From the said 1,000 artisans, max’re M ‘traders’ from Saharanpur, Moradabad,Bhadohi,Khurja,few from Bhagalpur, fewer from Gujrat, M.P
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Jack Ma, the richest person in China, says :-If you put bananas and lots of money in front of the monkey, the monkey will pick up the bananas, not the money. Because he doesn't know that money can buy a lot of bananas.
In the same way, if in reality today the people of India ..
are asked to choose between their personal interests and national security, they will choose their personal interests. They don't understand that national security is in their personal interest and they sell their family's safety and future for free power, water, rice, 1000₹
India is a poor country so bullet train is not needed.
India is rich enough to support millions of Rohingyas!

There is opposition to GST in the country.
Ever seen the opposition to increase in population???

The joke is that those with 2 kids pay taxes.
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Learnt today that #alexanderthegreat of #macedonia #Greece had an #Indian guru the Greeks called "Kalanos" some say this was because he was a devotee of Kali .This #Hindu #Brahmin & Yogi stayed with Alexander till he was 73 & died by voluntarily walking into his own pyre
Ptolemy actually built his pyre & records the death as having taken place in Susa in 323BC .Kalanos distributed all the costly gifts he got from the king to the people and wore just a garland of flowers and chanted Vedic hymns as he walked into the Pyre.
He presented his horse to one of his Greek pupils named Lysimachus. He did not flinch as he burnt to the astonishment of those who watched. Although Alexander was not personally present at time of his immolation, his last words to Alexander were "We shall meet in Babylon".
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CLAIM: #Rama is not known/ worshipped in Tamil Nadu (#Jothimani Congress MP)

REALITY: Incorrect, likely untrue and deliberate disinformation. Here is why👇

Thread on references to rāma/#rAmAyaNa in Tamil literature till 1000 CE prior to kamban (12-13th C CE)

#TamilNadu #Tamil
Puṟanāṉūṟu (5th C CE or earlier)
notes rAma, sIta & monkeys (vAnara). It refers to sIta’s abduction by the rAkShasa & her dropping jewels

கடுந்தெறல் இராமன் உடன்புணர் சீதையை
வலித்தகை அரக்கன் வெளவிய ஞான்றை
நிலஞ்சேர் மதர் அணி கண்ட குரங்கின்
செம்முகப் பெருங்கிளை

#puRanAnURu 378
aganaṉūṟu refers to the victorious rAma in dhanuShkOTi, studying vedas under a banyan tree

வென் வேற் கவுரியர் தொல் முது கோடி
முழங்கு இரும் பௌவம் இரங்கும் முன் துறை,
வெல்போர் இராமன் அரு மறைக்கு அவித்த     15
பல் வீழ் ஆலம் போல,
ஒலி அவிந்தன்று, இவ் அழுங்கல் ஊரே.

#aganAnURu 70
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