The Muslim personal law board should accept the Supreme Court judgment on Ayodhya as people across religious communities, including Muslims, feel that this verdict will strengthen harmony and the country, BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said on Sunday.The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has favoured a review of the apex court's Nov 9 verdict giving the entire 2.77-acre disputed land to the deity Ram Lalla, one of the three litigants in the title dispute. AIMPLB said it is also against accepting the five-acre plot at an alternative site for a mosque.But Hussain described the verdict as a "unifier" and said it should be welcomed by all communities.Close "And before the judgment was pronounced by the Supreme Court, all 130 crore Indians irrespective of their religion, whether Hindus or Muslims, were of the view it should be welcomed. I have spoken to many people in the Muslim community, and they are of the opinion that this verdict will strengthen the country and harmony among … [Read more...] about AIMPLB should accept SC verdict on Ayodhya, it will strengthen harmony: Shahnawaz Hussain
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The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), on November 17, announced that it will file a review petition in the Supreme Court of India (SC) against the Ayodhya land dispute case verdict."We have decided to file a review petition in the SC. Since the SC, in its judgement, said that the mosque was not built by demolishing a temple, still the mosque was not given to us. So, we will file a review petition and ask for what is rightfully ours," Arshad Madani of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind said, according to News18.The AIMPLB held a meeting, on November 17, to decide whether it should seek a review of the apex court's verdict.Close According to news agency PTI, the decision was taken after the Jamiat's highest decision-making body, the working committee, gave its nod for filing the review petition following extensive deliberations involving lawyers and experts. related news Odisha govt approves investment proposals worth Rs 1,753.82 crore Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs … [Read more...] about Ayodhya Verdict: AIMPLB to file review petition
As the audience and user-base of social media networks continues to expand in both number and age, industry sectors that previously had no presence online and now learning how to leverage these tools to extend their impact. advertisement advertisement In particular, the non-profit sector is one of these sectors to watch. It seems as if social media was made for it. Established social cause groups like PETA and Greenpeace, along with newcomers such as Kiva and Charity Water, are moving efforts to the digital space, but still maintaining their presence on the ground. With these methods working hand-in-hand, social cause and non-profit groups are able to reach more people than ever before. We’ve analyzed, identified, and ranked the top 50 new and established leaders in social cause based on digital efforts through social media, online engagement, and stretch. From this study, we can see just how much of an impact social networking and media can have, and the good they can … [Read more...] about Examining the Digital Influence in Social Cause Report
Citing his relentless fight against corruption, whistleblower bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi has sought deputation in the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.The 2002 batch Indian Forest Service officer, who made headlines during his tenure as the Chief Vigilance Officer of AIIMS, Delhi, has written a letter to the Lokpal seeking deputation to serve in its investigation branch.“I belong to a respectable family of freedom fighters and my entire career has been that of persistent struggle /resistance against corruption of high and mighty of ruling establishment, with unflinching commitment in the face of relentless persecution of all form,” he has said in his letter, written via the Uttarakhand government.Close Chaturvedi is at present serving as Conservator of Forest (Research) at Haldwani, Uttarakhand. related news Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta win 2015 Magsaysay Award Winner of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2015 for his fight against corruption, … [Read more...] about Whistleblower bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi seeks deputation in Lokpal
In our culture, there’s this idea that enduring a tragedy can be good for your personal growth. You’ll have a newfound appreciation for life. You’ll be grateful for your friends and family. You’ll learn from the experience. You’ll become more resilient. advertisement advertisement This theme appears in media coverage, time and again, in the wake of natural disasters and terrorist attacks. But what does the science say? Is there actually value in pain and suffering? Was philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche onto something when he said, “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger”? A powerful narrative As psychologists, we’ve been studying this question for the better part of the last decade. We’re not the first to grapple with these questions. Psychologists Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence Calhoun have written about how, after experiencing loss or trauma, people reported feeling a greater appreciation for life, closer to their … [Read more...] about Can everyone bounce back from adversity?