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Conversion row continues to rock Rajya Sabha

The uproar over reported conversions and comments by MPs of the ruling BJP continued to rock the Rajya Sabha for the third consecutive day Wednesday, forcing several adjournments. The opposition was also upset that Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a comment on the issue at a meeting of BJP’s parliamentary party, but did not come to the house. As soon ...

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Hajj Pilgrimage Begins Amidst ‘Selfie Fever’; Indian Consulate Releases ‘Accommodation’ Locator App

Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudhi Arabia begins today and the event, perceived as the “religious high point of a Muslim’s life”, sees every year millions of Muslims from all over the world to fulfill one of the five pillars of faith. This year’s hajj is expected to fall between Oct. 2 and Oct. 7, based on the ...

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