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Muslim Hope: Salvaging Lost Pride in Gujarat

A week after the Gujarat election verdict, the overwhelming mood in the Muslim community is one of insecurity. But there are also strong signs of hope. Vadodara’s Chhota Udepur region witnessed some of the worst communal violence earlier this year. Now, many Muslim families have returned to their homes. They say they have put the […..]

PM Defends Modi, Godhra Rhetoric Dominates Campaign

Ahmedabad: Hitting the election tracks towards the fag end of the campaign in Gujarat, Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee today came out in full support of Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing his first election meeting in Vadodara, Vajpayee asserted that there should be no dispute over religion. Though he avoided making any direct references to […..]

Who is responsible for Gujarat carnage?

Barring a stabbing incident in Rajpipla town of the Narmada district, the situation was today normal in other parts of strife-torn Gujarat. Indefinite curfew was imposed in the Rajpipla town following a tense situation after a man was stabbed to death by a group of people. ‘ Life in parts of the state was fast […..]

Monuments in Gujarat Bear the Brunt of Communal Hatred

An estimated 300 monuments in Gujarat have been completely destroyed or defiled in the recent communal riots and conservationists warn that unless restoration work on these sites starts soon, they may be lost forever. Although the Gujarat government has said it will act upon the NHRC’s recommendations to restore these monuments, no work has yet […..]