Salman Khurshid and CEC fight gets personal

The Election Commission had sent a warning for “violating the model code of conduct” in Uttar Pradesh to the Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid.

That was just a tailor; Now Salman Khurshid has once again covered under a controversy with it.

There is a fight between the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) SY Quraishi and Union Law Minister. A letter has been sending to PM by the EC in which he complained against Mr. Khurshid’s comment.

Mr. Khurshid’s comment was of took the Commission under the administrative control of the Law Ministry. However in a letter CEC is writing to Prime Minister that Law Minister was undermining the authority of the Election Commission. Read More

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Salman Rushdie brushes off calls for ‘blaspemy’ ban

salman rushdie 300x269 Salman Rushdie brushes off calls for blaspemy banIn India an influential Islamic seminary demanded that Salman Rashdie should be banned from entering the country to attend a literature festival later this month, but British author Salman Rushdie has dismissed their demand.

Along with his fellow writers such as Lionel Shriver and Richard Dawkins, Rushdieis due to speak in the city of Jaipur . He was threatened with death in a “fatwa” order from Iran over his 1988 novel “The Satanic Verses”.

However the world’s most important Islamic universities The Darululoom Deoband seminary has been accused in the media of inspiring radical Islamic groups such as the Taliban.

Calling Indian govt. for cancelling Rushdie’s Visa, Maulana Qasim Nomani, a seminary official said, ” The man whose blasphemous writings have hurt the sentiments of Muslims all over the world must not be allowed to set foot on Indian soil.” Read More

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