Indian Hindu Brahmin Rahab Dutt Fought for Imam Hussain (AS) in the Battle of Karbala
1395/9/1 | 07:09
Who are Dutt or Datt ?
They are Mohyal Brahmin clan from Punjab and Haryana. Dutts are the only warrior clan among the Brahmins. Majority of Dutts are Hindus but many follow other religions as well. They are 1 of the 7 clans of Mohyals who are Sarawat the 6 other clans are Bhimwal, Bali, Lau, Vaid, Chhibber and Mohan.
Gotra – Bhardwaj
They are descent from Rishi Bharadwaj, hence they derive their Gotra from his name. Dutts/Datts were classified as Martial Race in the British rule in India.
According to Pune’s hussaini Brahmins Punjabi ...
Rio Olympics: Wrestler Sakshi Malik sensationally clinches bronze to open India's medal account
1395/5/28 | 07:09
Gritty woman wrestler Sakshi Malik ended India's painful wait for a medal at the Rio Olympic Games by clinching the bronze in the 58kg category, pulling off a sensational 8-5 victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova in the Play-off bout, here.The 23-year-old from Rohtak became only the fourth woman athlete from India to win an Olympic medal as she earned the dramatic win after falling behind 0-5 in the do-or-die bout on day 12.Weightlifter Karnam Malleshwari (2000, Sydney), boxer MC Mary Kom (2012, London) and shuttler Saina Nehwal (2012, London) were ...
If you love cow so much keep them at your shakhas: Nitish Kumar tells RSS & BJP
1395/5/17 | 07:09
Amid the raging debate over so-called cow vigilantism, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday launched a scathing attack on BJP and RSS saying if they love “the gai (cow) and the nilgai so much they should keep them at their shakhas”. Kumar, who was at Ghatampur village in Kanpur to attend a JD(U) ‘karyakarta sammelan’, said RSS talks of protecting cow, and nilgai, which destroys farmers’ crops.“If the cow protectors have so much of sympathy towards ‘gai and nilgai’ then they should keep them at their shakhas. Don’t let ...
Are Masjids in India serving their role?
1395/3/31 | 07:09
Mosques or Masjids are typically a place of worship where the Muslims gather to pray in congregation. Over the years Masjids have been playing an important role in the Muslim societies but sadly the role of these Masjids is changing today. Initially the masjid was not merely a place of worship but used to be a center of all activities in Muslim society. Everything from prayers, sermons, education and welfare activities took place in and around the Masjid .Historically the first task the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) undertook after migration to Madinah, ...
Gulberg verdict ; will justice remain elusive for Indian Muslims ?
1395/3/31 | 07:09
Aazeen KirmaniIf it was not enough to be dragged out, hacked limb by limb and burnt alive, 14 years later Ehsan Jafri has been killed once again, this time not by a frenzied mob of ill educated ill motivated hooligans but by an honourable judge of SIT court. Precisely that place, where justice should have been served to the 69 innocent unarmed civilians killed in Gulberg society massacre, has become the site of assassination of not just Jafri’s credibility but also of survivor’s faith in judiciary.According Special SIT court judge P.B. Desai’s ...
Yoga not a religious practice: Ramdev
1395/3/31 | 07:09
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday said yoga was not a religious but a spiritual practice and did not make a practitioner lose his religious identity.“Practicing yoga is not a religious practice. It’s spiritual and secular practice,” Ramdev said.“Doing ‘Surya Namaskar’ does not convert a Muslim into a Hindu,” he said, while leading a rehearsal at the Rajpath on Sunday for the second International Yoga Day on June 21.Union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu was present on the occasion.Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for getting global respect ...
BJP’s love for Dalits false: Shankaracharya Swaroopanand
1395/3/21 | 07:09
In a dig at BJP president Amit Shah, Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati today dubbed as false the party’s love for Dalits and said leaders dining with Dalit families was a “purely political act”.“Why don’t they dine with them without prior information,” the Shankaracharya of Dwarkapeeth and Shardapeeth questioned.“For political gains, a new tradition of Dalit bathing at Kshipra river in Ujjain was established. There is no differentiation on the basis of caste, creed or colour in rivers, temples and religious places,” he argued.Terming ...
IS to plan, LeT to execute terror attacks in India
1395/3/19 | 07:09
Islamic State (IS), the world's deadliest terror group, is reported to have tried hard but failed to make its presence felt in India.And now, the IS is reported to have changed its tactics and is believed to be co-ordinating with regional terror groups like the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) to carry out attacks in India.The Deccan Chronicle reported on Wednesday about an alert issued by the Intelligence Bureau. The alert states: “ISIS is desperate to make its presence felt in India and for this purpose is trying to co-ordinate with LeT to outsource ...
Judiciary only intervenes when governments fail: Chief Justice Thakur
1395/3/18 | 07:09
Judiciary is not interested in interfering in the affairs of the executive and it comes into picture only when people approach the courts after getting frustrated with the inaction of the governments, Chief Justice of India T S Thakur has said.“The courts only fulfill their constitutional duty,” he told ETV channel, according to a release from the television channel here.The CJI said “85 percent of the citizens” knock the doors of the courts only when they are “disappointed” by the governments. “We only fulfill our duties as laid ...
Book review: Gujarat Files
1395/3/15 | 07:09
When award winning investigative journalist Rana Ayyub went undercover as Maithili Tyagi, an independent film maker from USA and moved around among powerful IPS officers extracting potentially explosive information from them about Haren Pandays murder, Ishrat-Sohrabuddin fake encounter and 2002 Gujarat riots she had literally put her life on the edge for eight months.One miscalculated step could have seen her martyred for India’s cause and in that case, unlike the jawans who give up their life fighting for the country she would have remained ...