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Donald Trump's anti-Muslim remarks are offensive and dangerous: Hillary Clinton

US Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton today lashed out against her Republican rival Donald Trump, calling his anti-Muslim rhetoric as “offensive and dangerous”. “We need to understand that American Muslims are on the front line of our defence. They are more likely to know what’s happening in their families and their communities, and they need to feel not just invited, but welcomed within the American society,” Clinton said participating in Democratic

Twitter suspends 125,000 terrorism related accounts

Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts, most of them linked to the Islamic State militant group, “for threatening or promoting terrorist acts” even as handles of India-centric terrorist organizations and individuals on the micro-blogging site remain untouched. In a blog, the US-based firm said, “As the nature of the terrorist threat has changed, so has our ongoing work in this area. Since the middle of 2015 alone, weve suspended over

ISIS Persecution Of Yazidis Is Genocide: Hillary Clinton

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that ISIS violence against Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East is genocide. “I think I was asked this a couple months ago, and I said that term carries with it legal import, it is a very important concept and label for behavior that deserves that name,” Clinton said answering a question at a town hall in Berlin,

Indian Muslims will never let their children get radicalised by ISIS: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that there was no fear of Islamic State increasing its tentacles in the country as Indian Muslims do not let their children tread the wrong path. “I am very sure ISIS can’t ever strengthen a hold in India, I hold our cultural and traditional values responsible for this,” he said as per media reports. “As Home Minister, I want to tell you,

Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton 'Liar' For ISIS Recruiting Claim

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Sunday that Democrat Hillary Clinton was a “liar” for claiming that his proposal to ban entry of all foreign Muslims into the United States has aided Islamic State’s propaganda efforts. Speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Trump said Clinton had no evidence to back up a charge she made during a debate on Saturday that the Republican front runner is becoming the

Hillary Clinton slams Donald Trump, calls him 'ISIS' best recruiter

Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton today slammed Donald Trump’s recent comments about banning Muslim immigrants, saying the Republican front- runner was “becoming ISIS’s best recruiter”. “He is becoming ISIS’s best recruiter. They are going to people showing videos of Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists,” she said. She said that “it was not in America’s interest to react with this kind of fear and

Government downplays Manohar Parrikar remarks on anti-ISIS operations under UN flag

India today downplayed remarks of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar that the country could undertake anti-ISIS operations under a UN flag if the global body adopts a resolution in this regard. “It is not as if India has been part of every UN-led mission. We have participated in peacekeeping operation but then we pick and choose where we need to participate. “It is a hypothetical situation. Right now there is no UN

Narendra Modi 'worships weapons'; Muslims his number one 'enemy': Islamic State

The Islamic State in its new manifesto – Black Flags from the Islamic State – has said that Narendra Modi is a ‘right-wing Hindu nationalist’ who ‘worships weapons’ and is ‘preparing his people for a future war against their number one enemy – Muslims’. According to a report published in The Indian Express, the Islamic State has vowed to expand its fight to India. “The Islamic State would now expand

Congress coined 'intolerance', trying to defame India: BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain

The BJP on Sunday said the word ‘intolerance’ has been coined by Congress as the party is not being able to “accept” an elected and popular government at the Centre. “Congress is not being able to accept an elected and popular government at the Centre. Hence, it has coined this word, intolerance to malign the NDA government. There is nothing called intolerance in India. Congress, while opposing the BJP, has

British PM David Cameron pressures lawmakers over Syria strikes vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Monday to make his case for Britain joining air strikes on Syria this week as he unveiled a new defense strategy stressing counter-terrorism and intelligence. Cameron said he would make a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday as he steps up pressure for MPs to back joining international action against Islamic State jihadists following the November 13 attacks in Paris, which killed

Arvind Kejriwal hails Amir Khan's remark on intolerance

Shortly after Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Monday said that violence in the name of religion is condemn-able, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal came out in support of him for speaking out against the ‘growing intolerance’. On micro-blogging website Kejriwal wrote: “Every word that @aamir_khan said is so true. I admire him for speaking up.” Arvind Kejriwal ✔@ArvindKejriwal Every word that @aamir_khan said is so true. I admire him for speaking

India is alert to the threat posed by ISIS: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said yesterday that India is alert to the threat posed by terrorist group Islamic State after the Paris attacks. “ISIS is not a threat for any particular country but for the entire world. India is alert about ISIS,” he said. The Indian security establishment suggests that around 20 odd Indians are currently fighting for ISIS in Iraq-Syria. They include two youths from Kalyan, an Australia-based