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Udhayanidhi Stalin condemns chanting of 'Jai Shree Ram' in India-Pak Cricket World Cup match

Tamil Nadu minister and DMK leader Udhayanidhi Stalin has condemned the chanting of "Jai Shree Ram", a slogan used by the country's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politically, during the India-Pakistan match in the Cricket World Cup 2023 at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad last Saturday.

UP: Muslim man tied to tree, beaten up and forced to say Jai Shree Ram, 2 arrested

Police have arrested two people in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district after a video went viral on the social media where an alleged Muslim labour was seen tied to a tree on the suspicion of theft, beaten, and forced to raise Jai Shri Ram slogans.

West Bengal: Stones pelted at Vande Bharat Express days after launch

Kolkata/IBNS: India's seventh Vande Bharat Express was on Monday attacked by an unknown mob in West Bengal's Malda, three days after it was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, media reports said.

Vande Bharat inauguration: Mamata refuses to take stage after BJP workers chant 'Jai Shree Ram' slogan

Kolkata/IBNS: In a deja vu of what had happened at Victoria Memorial in 2021, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday refused to take the dais after the "Jai Shree Ram" slogan was raised by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers upon her arrival at the Howrah Station here during the Vande Bharat Express inauguration.

Hindu priest in Uttar Pradesh caught in video giving rape threat to Muslim women

Lucknow/IBNS: A Hindu priest in Uttar Pradesh was heard in a video giving rape threat to Muslim women while addressing a gathering in Sitapur district, media reports said.

Bhoomipujan: Light spell of rain makes Ayodhya's weather pleasant

Ayodhya/UNI: Weather in Ayodhya turned pleasant after light spells of rain on Wednesday morning as the fortress city awaits Ram Temple bhoomipujan with invitees pouring in from all around the country to witness foundation stone laying ceremony by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this afternoon.

Gujarat: Muslim youth beaten for not chanting Jai Shri Ram, police declines claim

Godhara, Aug 2 (UNI) Gujarat Police on Friday said the allegations by three Muslim youths that they were allegedly beaten up in Godhara town of Central Gujarat by a group of unknown people, for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram,' was not correct.

No restriction in Islam to say ‘Jai Shree Ram’, says Assam BJP leader

Guwahati, July 29 (IBNS) : Amid reports of mob lynching and Muslims being forced to chant ‘Jai Shree Ram’ in Assam and other parts of the country, Assam BJP unit spokesperson and Assam Minorities Development Board chairperson Syed Muminul Aowal said that, there is no restriction in Islam to say ‘Jai Shree Ram’.

Chant Jai Shree Ram: BJP Jharkhand MLA tells Congress MLA Irfan Ansari

Ranchi, July 26 (IBNS): At a time when several intellectuals have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the 'Jai Shree Ram' slogan issue, a BJP MLA from Jharkhand was caught on camera asking a Congress MLA to chant the slogan in the name of the Hindu God.

PM should intervne: Aparna Sen says after intellectuals write to Modi over Jai Shree Ram slogan issue

Kolkata, July 24 (IBNS): Noted Indian filmmaker Aparna Sen on Tuesday said there is no 'political colour' to the letter written by 49 intellectuals to PM Narendra Modi over the 'Jai Shree Ram' slogan issue.

Jai Shree Ram became provocative war-cry: Intellectuals write to PM Modi over mob-lynching

Kolkata/New Delhi, July 24 (IBNS): Days after Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said "Jai Shree Ram" is not associated with Bengali culture, 49 intellectuals have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the slogan in the name of God has become a "war-cry".

Mamata Banerjee is trying to bring equality among all religion: Nusrat Jahan

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Countering the BJP charges that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was indulging in appeasement of Muslims, Trinamool Congress MPs Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty have said ‘Mamata Didi’ was trying to bring equality among all religions. 

He should stick to his subject: Meghalaya Guv Tathagata Roy on Amartya Sen's 'Jai Shree Ram' remark

Kolkata, July 8 (IBNS): Reacting to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's comment where he said "Jai Shree Ram" slogan is not associated with the Bengali culture, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy said Sen should stick to his own subject, media reports said.

Jai Shree Ram not associated with Bengali culture: Amartya Sen

Kolkata, July 6 (IBNS): Weeks after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had objected to the "Jai Shree Ram" chant by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said the slogan is not associated with the Bengali culture, media reports said.

West Bengal: Muslim teacher alleges he was pushed off a train for not chanting 'Jai Shree Ram'

Kolkata, June 25 (IBNS): While a young Muslim man succumbed to a mob assault in Jharkhand when he was forced to utter "Jai Shree Ram" as witnessed in a viral video, a   madrassa teacher in West Bengal has alleged that he was beaten up and pushed off a moving train by a group of men for not chanting 'Jai Shree Ram'. Police said they are investigating the charge, media reports said.