M Tariq Khan is a Special Correspondent with Hindustan Times political bureau in Lucknow. He has spent over a decade doing development and investigative journalism. Apart from covering political parties and various departments of Uttar Pradesh Government, he also writes on minorities politics and has a flair for offbeat stories.
While the session was closed to the media, a member who attended said on condition of anonymity said the RSS chief spoke on a number of significant issues, including the new citizenship law and the abrogation of Article 370. read more
The Jamiat Ulama-i- Hind (JUH), one of the largest Islamic religious organisations in India, had joined the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) last Sunday in opposing the unanimous SC decision favouring the construction of a Ram temple at the... read more
AIMPLB member Kamal Farooqui said AIMPLB’s executive body members, legal experts and advocates of Muslim litigants in the Ayodhya case are attending the meeting at Lucknow’s Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulema seminary. read more
The proposals by Muslim organisations and prominent citizens of the community vary from outright rejection, to payment for the plot, setting up a hospital, college or vocational institute on the land which the Supreme Court has directed the government... read more
At least one million people are expected to reach Ayodhya for what is the first Hindu festival after the apex court ruled in favour of a Ram temple in Ayodhya in a landmark decision on Saturday that capped decades of communal tensions and riots after... read more
Sanjay Kumar Singh, additional district judge (III) of Rampur, handed the death sentence to Mohammed Sharif, Imran Shahzad, Mohammed Farooq and Sabauddin, who were found guilty of direct involvement in the attack.. read more