Editors Guild, Press Club condemn scribe Muhammad Zubair's arrest, Jamiat calls it 'discriminatory action'
Both the media bodies pointed out that the action against Zubair came on a day when India joined G7 and four other countries to protect free speech, 'online and offline'.
The Muslim body in its plea has said that no demolitions of properties be carried out without following due process and such exercise is done only after adequate notice.
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The plea alleged that the adoption of such extra-legal measures is clearly in violation of the principles of natural justice, especially when the apex court is hearing the present matter.
It passed a resolution in its national governing body meeting calling for the immediate passing of a law to protect the sanctity and dignity of all religious personalities.
The VHP's attack came after the Jamiat accused the BJP government of protecting people engaged in poisoning the majority community's mind in the country.
The proposed Uniform Civil Code (UCC) would be in contravention of not only the Constitution of India but also Shariayat, the resolution said.
The two-day congregation of the governing body of JUH commenced at Eidgah Maidan in Deoband and was attended by nearly 2000 members and representatives of organisations from all over the country.
However, on a positive note, the JUH announced to hold 1000 'Sadbhawana Sansad' (goodwill conferences) to unite the society against hatred and Islamophobia in the days to come.
It claimed that the country's unity is being hampered in the name of 'false nationalism', which is dangerous not only for Muslims but the entire country.
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A local court is hearing a plea by a group of five Hindu women seeking the court's permission for daily prayers before the idols on its outer walls.
The petitioners have also prayed that police personnel be provided specialised training in handling communal riots and situations where populations become restive
Mufti Iftekhar Ahmed Qasmi, president of Jamiat Ulama, has said that Muslims should not discriminate based on religion.
In separate statements, the key Muslim bodies said the verdict would have a direct impact on religious freedom.
The petition, which has been filed by advocate MR Shamshad, also sought directions and orders for constituting an independent committee to compile all the complaints.
Greeting the farmers over the repeal of the farm laws, Madni said that it was proven yet again that a sustained and patient movement against any issue always reaped fruitful results.