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Business Standard India
LPG subsidy flow stops after credits to Airtel accountsWaseem Khan, a resident of Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh, is among the 3.72 million
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
Waseem Khan, a resident of Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh, is among the 3.72 million beneficiaries facing difficulties in getting a domestic gas subsidy in their bank accounts. Khan claimed his family has not received any subsidy for the past few months... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Senators demanded formation of judicial commission to probe Faizabad sit-inISLAMABAD: The legislators in Upper House of parliament on Thursday demanded fo
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
ISLAMABAD: The legislators in Upper House of parliament on Thursday demanded formation of a judicial commission to probe Faizabad sit-in, which according to them was a well-planned conspiracy to weaken the democratic government. In a discussion on... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
I do not see any threat to the government: Shahid Khaqanfrom 2002 and 2008,” he had said, in reference to the continuing political saga
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
from 2002 and 2008,” he had said, in reference to the continuing political saga in the country following the ‘botched’ Faizabad crackdown as well as the situation arising after the release of the Model Town inquiry report. The prime minister,... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Ayaz Sadiq does not see assembly completing its tenuredifferent from 2002 and 2008.” He was referring to the continuing political sa
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
different from 2002 and 2008.” He was referring to the continuing political saga in the country following the ‘botched’ Faizabad crackdown as well as the situation arising after the release of the Model Town inquiry report. While the Pakistan... Read more
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asianage
BJP to see impact of GST, demonetisation in Gujarat polls: Akhilesh Yadavis seeing a downward trend. Alleging poor law and order situation in the state
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
is seeing a downward trend. Alleging poor law and order situation in the state, Akhilesh cited crime cases in Mathura, Faizabad and Sitapur and assured traders that SP would always be there to fight for their interest. "The traders are... Read more
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The Hindu
What happened that December night in Ayodhyato stay undercover for more than 48 hours. “We got food and water only after tw
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
to stay undercover for more than 48 hours. “We got food and water only after two days when we were rescued and taken to Faizabad by the CRPF. When we approached the State police and PAC, they said they didn’t have any order to shoot the kar... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Ram temple case: Muslims say Ayodhya row no more relevant to them, hope for a peaceful end“It’s been quite a long time since we are facing this issue and living in fear.
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
“It’s been quite a long time since we are facing this issue and living in fear. I cannot bear it anymore.” In Gonda and Faizabad districts, people blamed the BJP for raking up a matter they said was no longer relevant to their lives. “People... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Home to decrepit temples and mosques, Ayodhya not just a signpost of dispute1816 in memory of the begum. The tomb is made of white marble. Politically, th
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
1816 in memory of the begum. The tomb is made of white marble. Politically, the BJP dominates Ayodhya. Its mayor, MLA, and MP (Faizabad seat) are all from the saffron party. The town’s newly elected mayor, Rishikesh Upadhyay, is from the BJP as we... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Babri demolition anniversary: Bajrang Dal takes out rally in Ayodhya, Muslims fumein groups. Mehboob also handed over a memorandum addressed to Prime Minister N
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
in groups. Mehboob also handed over a memorandum addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through district magistrate, Faizabad, accusing Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders of fanning communal hatred by making announcements related to the Ram... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pir of Sial announced to end his support for PML-Nchange, which was termed by the government as a clerical mistake, was rectified
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
change, which was termed by the government as a clerical mistake, was rectified through an amendment before the sit-in at Faizabad was staged by the activists of Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah. What do you think about the story ? Leave your... Read more
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asianage
Foes who were friends: Ayodhya remembers two Babri litigantsin 1961. He repaired cycles for a living. Paramhans, one of the pioneers of th
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
in 1961. He repaired cycles for a living. Paramhans, one of the pioneers of the Ayodhya movement, had filed a petition in Faizabad court in March 1950 seeking the right to protect the idol. Vivek Kumar Srivastava, a senior lawyer in Faizabad... Read more
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The Hindu
25 years on, Ayodhya waits for a solutionThe Faizabad administration on Wednesday ordered a First Information Report (FI
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
The Faizabad administration on Wednesday ordered a First Information Report (FIR) against some alleged Bajrang Dal activists for violating prohibitory orders and taking out a bike rally in Ayodhya while waving saffron flags to celebrate the 25th... Read more
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dna
Sena, Bajrang Dal activists defy prohibitory orders in Ayodhya to take out 'victory procession'Ayodhya, despite enforcement of Section 144. The procession went through main t
dna / Posted 11 days ago
Ayodhya, despite enforcement of Section 144. The procession went through main thoroughfares of communally-sensitive town in Faizabad district, including high-security zone of the disputed site and Muslim-dominated areas of the temple town. Pitch of... Read more
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The Hindu
When the last dome fell: a first-person account of the Babri Masjid demolitionand disturbing its peace and communal harmony. As the BJP’s ‘Ram Mandir’ campai
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
and disturbing its peace and communal harmony. As the BJP’s ‘Ram Mandir’ campaign picked up Ayodhya and its twin town of Faizabad became my second home. Thanks to my frequent trips I got to know all the lanes and bylanes of the temple town very... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Not just Ram Temple on mind: Ayodhya’s youth look for jobs, security and educationthe parade and dream of a better future as a police officer. The 21-year-old tr
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
the parade and dream of a better future as a police officer. The 21-year-old travelled from her village in Uttar Pradesh’s Faizabad district to Ayodhya town to fulfil her dream. Now a student at the Saket PG College, Sonkar says she wants to ensure... Read more
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Business Standard India
Babri demolition, 25 years on: The push that shook Indiakar sevaks milled around, saffron bandanas emblazoned with “Jai Shri Ram” wrapp
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
kar sevaks milled around, saffron bandanas emblazoned with “Jai Shri Ram” wrapped around their necks and heads. Those from Faizabad-Ayodhya recognised the journalists from Lucknow frequenting the pilgrim town and darted hostile looks on those they... Read more
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Business Standard India
I demolished the mosque for Ram, and for India: Confessions of a kar sevakpulled out. After about two hours, I was taken to a hospital in Ayodhya. The fo
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
pulled out. After about two hours, I was taken to a hospital in Ayodhya. The following day, I was shifted to a hospital in Faizabad where I was kept for a week before being arrested. I spent four days in Faizabad jail. Then, I was moved to Lucknow... Read more
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Business Standard India
Babri demolition, 25 years on: Rising hopes, renewed tensionsMaulana Mahfuzurahman, says the Shia Waqf Board doesn’t have any holding in the
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
Maulana Mahfuzurahman, says the Shia Waqf Board doesn’t have any holding in the case. “They lost the case in 1946, when the Faizabad court ruled that the Babri Masjid and its surrounding land belongs to the Sunni Waqf Board,” Khan says. Khan says... Read more
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asianage
Key litigants of Ayodhya dispute not to be part of final hearing in SCthe Babri Masjid site on the night of December 22, 1949. He was the first to f
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
the Babri Masjid site on the night of December 22, 1949. He was the first to file the suit in the court of civil judge of Faizabad against the "illegal encroachment of Masjid by Hindu Mahasabha". With Ansari's death, an era in the Ayodhya dispute... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ayodhya-Babri dispute: Key litigants not part of final hearing in SCthe Babri Masjid site on the night of December 22, 1949. He was the first to f
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
the Babri Masjid site on the night of December 22, 1949. He was the first to file the suit in the court of civil judge of Faizabad against the "illegal encroachment of Masjid by Hindu Mahasabha". With Ansari's death, an era in the Ayodhya dispute... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Babri Masjid-Ram temple case: These are the new warriors in old Ayodhya disputemosque was its property. The move came 71 years after it lost the legal battle
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
mosque was its property. The move came 71 years after it lost the legal battle to the Sunni Waqf Board in a trial court in Faizabad. Board chairman Waseem Rizvi is facing the heat for alleged anomalies in waqf properties, which number around 5,000... Read more
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asianage
Is society moving to the right?whataboutery of epic proportions. Similar views have been witnessed after othe
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
whataboutery of epic proportions. Similar views have been witnessed after other such events, including the latest one in Faizabad. At a deeper level, some point to the popularity of diffused forms of religiosity as clear indications of the median... Read more
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asianage
Pak govt’s settlement with protesting Islamist leaders illegal: High Courtthe Terrorism Act be dismissed?" Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui asked during the
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
the Terrorism Act be dismissed?" Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui asked during the hearing regarding the recent sit-in at the Faizabad Interchange in the capital, Dawn News reported. The Islamabad High Court (IHC), however, had noted a "number of... Read more
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Central Chronicle
‘Godhra blaze survivor’ Bajrang Dal leader wants Hindus to vote for BJPminutely every detail of the fateful day – February 27, 2002. “I was in coach
Central Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
minutely every detail of the fateful day – February 27, 2002. “I was in coach S-7. The train Sabarmati Express from Faizabad had arrived Godhra station around 0740 hrs…..slowly the carnage started at the platform. ‘Suddenly we overheard... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
No one is allowed to use filthy-abusive language for the sake of politics: SCISLAMABAD: Against the backdrop of a 20-day-long Faizabad sit-in, the Supreme C
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Against the backdrop of a 20-day-long Faizabad sit-in, the Supreme Court has ruled that no one could be allowed to use “filthy-abusive language” for the sake of politics in the guise of an Islamic cause. “Freedom of speech and expression... Read more
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Business Standard India
Babri mosque demolition: There was never any Hindu-Muslim hatred in AyodhyaWhen it was attacked, our Hindu brothers formed a human shield around it and sa
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
When it was attacked, our Hindu brothers formed a human shield around it and saved it," Qaziana recalled to IANS. Faizabad district, in which Ayodhya falls, has about 30 per cent Muslim population. Qaziana said there is an unannounced... Read more
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The Indian Express
Returning to Ayodhya: In crumbling Ayodhya, civic poll is the buzz for future and December 6 is now historyUpadhyay who will be the first mayor of the newly constituted Ayodhya Nagar Nig
The Indian Express / Posted 14 days ago
Upadhyay who will be the first mayor of the newly constituted Ayodhya Nagar Nigam that will also administer adjoining Faizabad, the larger of the twin towns. Twenty-five years after the destruction of the Babri Masjid at the site Hindus call... Read more
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The Hindu
What is the Babri Masjid case all about?under the central dome of the Babri Masjid in 1949. The next year, Gopal Simla
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
under the central dome of the Babri Masjid in 1949. The next year, Gopal Simla Visharad filed the first suit in the Faizabad civil court for rights to perform puja to Ram Lalla. Paramahansa Ramachandra Das filed a suit for continuation of... Read more
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Business Standard India
From Narasimha Rao to L K Advani: The faces of the Babri eraAccused public servants R N Srivastava, (then District Magistrate of Faziabad)
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
Accused public servants R N Srivastava, (then District Magistrate of Faziabad) and Sri D B Rai (then SSP of Faizabad who later became Member of Lok Sabha from BJP) and Kalyan Singh were well aware that the central para-military... Read more
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asianage
BJP clean sweeps UP civic polls, wins 14 out of 16 seatsnagar nigam. He defeated transgender Gulshan Bindu (SP) with a margin of 4,600
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
nagar nigam. He defeated transgender Gulshan Bindu (SP) with a margin of 4,600 votes. SP leaders created a ruckus at the Faizabad district collectorate after the announcement of results, alleging malpractices by the local administration. Gulshan... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lotus blooms in temple town, Ayodhya gets its first mayorof weeks before he turns 41, Rishikesh Upadhayay virtually got the perfect birt
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
of weeks before he turns 41, Rishikesh Upadhayay virtually got the perfect birthday gift from the voters of Ayodhya and Faizabad, who elected him as the first mayor of the temple town situated around 120 km from the state capital Lucknow.... Read more
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dna
Lotus blooms in UP: BJP scores thumping victory in civic polls, BSP springs a surpriseyears when BJP candidate Sanyukta Bhatia defeated Samajwadi Party candidate Mee
dna / Posted 16 days ago
years when BJP candidate Sanyukta Bhatia defeated Samajwadi Party candidate Meera Vardhan. The BJP won prestigious Ayodhya-Faizabad seat when its candidate Rishikesh Updhayaya defeated SP transgender candidate Gulshan Bindu. The Chief Minister... Read more
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dna
UP civic polls 2017: Amethi shocker for Rahul Gandhi, Congress loses its strongholdseat of Moradabad.The BJP leads in 57 wards of the 98 wards getting counted in
dna / Posted 16 days ago
seat of Moradabad.The BJP leads in 57 wards of the 98 wards getting counted in Lucknow. Results come as a jolt for the Samajwadi Party as the BSP has dented their vote base in urban areas.The BJP has also won the prestigious Ayodhya-Faizabad... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
How govt would secure country if it could not even secure federal capital: SCISLAMABAD: Expressing dismay over handling of Faizabad sit-in by the religious
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Expressing dismay over handling of Faizabad sit-in by the religious parties and a consequent botched operation, the Supreme Court questioned on Thursday how the government would secure the country if it could not even secure the federal... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Demoralising to see failure of state in dealing with Faizabad protesters: Bilawal BhuttoBilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday said that it was demoralising to see the fai
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday said that it was demoralising to see the failure of the state in dealing with the Faizabad protesters. Addressing a press conference on the occasion of PPP’s golden jubilee celebrations, Bilawal said: “It... Read more
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Gulf News
Religious parties in Pakistan demand resignationsrole but does not even conclude in clear terms if they were responsible” accord
Gulf News / Posted 17 days ago
role but does not even conclude in clear terms if they were responsible” according to The News.In an earlier hearing of the Faizabad protest case, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui noted that: “Zahid Hamid was made a scapegoat to protect the Minister of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Islamabad sit-in: Pakistan has no hope of a state that can enforce its writThe Pakistan government recently bought peace with hardline religious groups st
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
The Pakistan government recently bought peace with hardline religious groups staging sit-ins at Islamabad’s Faizabad and paralysing life in the city, as well as neighbouring Rawalpindi, with Law Minister Zahid Hamid offering his resignation. This... Read more
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asianage
Ayodhya firing: Woman drags Mulayam Singh Yadav to courtbrought him some trouble. The widow of a kar sevak, who was killed in the Ayod
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
brought him some trouble. The widow of a kar sevak, who was killed in the Ayodhya firing, has filed a petition in a Faizabad court seeking the prosecution of the veteran leader. The widow, Gayatri Devi, has said that her husband Ramesh... Read more
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Gulf News
Talk does rounds of interim government in Pakistanthe meeting to discuss the current situation and future political and administr
Gulf News / Posted 18 days ago
the meeting to discuss the current situation and future political and administrative decisions against the backdrop of the Faizabad protest.Meanwhile, Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) president and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
What happened in country during past 70 years is very unfortunate: Nawaz Sharifof the political party and deliberated over the situation that has developed af
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
of the political party and deliberated over the situation that has developed after a security operation was launched in Faizabad. Reportedly, he expressed resentment over alleged failure of the civil administration to have the 21-day sit-in... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Islamabad protesters threatened two police officials to burned them aliveRAWALPINDI: Two police officials who were allegedly abducted by participants of
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
RAWALPINDI: Two police officials who were allegedly abducted by participants of the Faizabad sit-in on Sunday have said that their kidnappers had threatened to douse them in gasoline and burn them alive but changed their minds after the two officials... Read more
18d
Pakistan News Tribune
Document of finishing dharna was not desirable: Ahsan IqbalISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said that the agreement tha
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said that the agreement that ended the Faizabad sit-in had not been desirable, but the government had been left with little choice in the matter. “Document of finishing dharna was not desirable but... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Who emerged the winner in the Islamabad protests?by the Islamabad high court, which forbade use of force in dispersing the prote
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 days ago
by the Islamabad high court, which forbade use of force in dispersing the protestors from a busy traffic intersection at Faizabad. It was the high court’s order, backed by comments made by the Supreme Court, that finally forced the government to... Read more
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Gulf News
Citizens relieved as Islamabad protests called offheaved a sigh of relief as normality returned to the capital city on Tuesday fo
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
heaved a sigh of relief as normality returned to the capital city on Tuesday following the end of a three-week sit-in at Faizabad due to an agreement between the government and protesters.The Faizabad Interchange has been finally opened for... Read more
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Gulf News
Small group continue protest Lahore despite Faizabad agreementan alleged attempt to revise the blasphemy law. However, the major protest by t
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
an alleged attempt to revise the blasphemy law. However, the major protest by the Rizvi group ended on Monday following Faizabad agreement and Law Minister Zahid Hamid’s resignation.The Jalali group, still protesting in Lahore, is demanding... Read more
19d
Aljazeera
Pakistan's deal with protesters a 'blow' to democracyis numb and the heart sinks". "The deal negotiated between the state, both civ
Aljazeera / Posted 19 days ago
is numb and the heart sinks". "The deal negotiated between the state, both civilian and military facets of it, and the Faizabad protesters is a devastating blow to the legitimacy and moral standing of the government and all state institutions,"... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pakistani cops, abducted by religious activists, found with torture marksand Islamabad. “Both Hayat and Ali were ruthlessly tortured by the kidnappers
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 19 days ago
and Islamabad. “Both Hayat and Ali were ruthlessly tortured by the kidnappers and were detained in a makeshift tent in Faizabad after they were kidnapped,” an unnamed Deputy Superintendent of Police was quoted as saying. A group of religious... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Using religion for political objectives is dangerous for country: Khursheed Ahmed Shahachieving political objectives was dangerous for the country. Mr Shah criticis
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
achieving political objectives was dangerous for the country. Mr Shah criticised the federal government’s handling of the Faizabad sit-in, saying that instead of tackling the issue politically the government had ordered a crackdown on the... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Two police officials kidnapped by religious parties found lying alongside a roadSI Aslam Hayat and Amanat Ali were ruthlessly tortured by the kidnappers and we
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
SI Aslam Hayat and Amanat Ali were ruthlessly tortured by the kidnappers and were detained in a makeshift tent in Faizabad after they were kidnapped,” the deputy superintendent of police (city circle) said. He said the police will record... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Opposition held govt responsible for mishandling Faizabad operationLAHORE: Major opposition parties have held the government responsible for ‘mish
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
LAHORE: Major opposition parties have held the government responsible for ‘mishandling’ the Faizabad operation. Asking Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to resign along with his cabinet for his failure to establish the writ of the state, the... Read more
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