1-15 April 2014

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Special Reports

Yaqub Bhai Zinga: NRI philonthropist

Ahmedabad: Yaqub Bhai Ibrahim Bhai Zinga, an NRI settled in Preston (Britain), is a trustee of North West Relief Trust which has been spending huge sums for humanitarian causes. It began operating when Gujarat was devastated by an earthquake in...

11-Year-Old Farman Knows Five Languages

Farman Ahmad Khan is an eleven-year-old boy who is learning in standard six now in a local Urdu medium school in Pusad in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra. He is the son of an Urdu, Hindi, Persian and English poet and writer, Khan Hasnain Aaqib...

Medical camp in Azamgarh

Azamgarh: A free medical camp was organised here at Kaonra Gohni village near the town of Saraimir on 28 April. A team of physicians participated in the camp and offered free services to the people of the area. Dr Mohsin Raza of AMU inaugurated...

Seminar on Shah Waliullah and book release of collection of his treatises

New Delhi: A seminar including a book release was organised here on 7 May by Shah Waliullah Institute headed by Mufti Ataur Rahman Qasmi, a well-known scholar and teacher of Islamic sciences. Union Minister of Technology Kapil Sibal graced the ...

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National

Vote for a govt that’s inclusive: Bollywood, Activists

As Indian citizens who love our motherland, we appeal to you to vote for the secular party, which is most likely to win in your constituency.

Students condemn the Secret Visit of Israeli Ambassador at JNU

Stop the Misuse of Professorial Posts to Legitimise the Official Representatives of the Racist, Imperialist, Occupier Israeli State inside JNU!

Shameful Police Brutality — Where is Justice?

Shameful police brutality in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Are we going to suspend these police officers? We should demand to get these officers removed and have criminal charges placed against them. Does Indian constitution allow to do this? Wher...

An Indian Christmas story

Baby Jesus and his mother are, of course, at the centre of the Christians story of the World’s redemption. But to me, it is the Shepherds of Bethlehem who are major characters of the celestial drama. After Mary, they are the ones to see h...

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Analysis

Why Moral and Social Vices no issues in Indian Elections?

Abortions 60 lakhs a year; AIDS kills 2 lakhs, Alcohol 5000, Road accidents 1.4 lakh, Murders around 35000 every year, prostitutes approx 30 lakhs, human trafficking industry in India is estimated at $4 Billion a year

Muzaffarnagar 2013: Violence by Political Design

The fact finding team has concluded that there was a plan to end decades of coexistence and 'cleanse' certain villages of the Muslim presence.

Demographic Dividend and the Indian Muslims - ii

While the global Muslim population is expected to grow at a faster rate than the non- Muslim population, the Muslim population nevertheless is expected to grow at a slower pace in the next two decades than it did in the previous two decades.

Karnataka: Sonia Succeeds, Modi Fails!

The sweeping victory of Congress in Karnataka assembly polls has certainly turned tables against the BJP in more ways than one. BJP had apparently expected that its campaign-strategy, a preparatory exercise for coming parliamentary elections, w...

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Community News

‘Umeed’, ‘Himayet’, and ‘Self Help’ organisations in J&K

Srinagar: Union minister for rural development Jairam Ramesh said here that during the past 5 years under the ‘Umeed’ Programme, more than 9 lakh women have associated with 90 thousand ‘self help’ groups. He said that th...

Haroon Yusuf’s illegal use of Waqf driver

New Delhi: Haroon Yusuf, presently Delhi’s minister for energy and power was Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board about a decade ago i.e. from March 1999 to March 2004 (5 years). Simultaneously, he was also an MLA from Ballimaran assembly constit...

Maulana Azad’s anthology of poems released

New Delhi: Few people know that Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, first education minister of India was, in addition to being an author, was a poet also. No one had earlier shed light on this aspect of Maulana Azad but now Husn Ara Trust has compiled an...

Darul Qaza set up in Mumbai

Mumbai: For the first time Darul Qaza (Shariat arbitration committee) has been set up in Mumbai on 29 April by All India Muslim Personal Law Board. The committee will hear and try to settle civil and marital disputes of the Muslim community. Th...

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Focus

Demographic Dividend and Indian Muslims - i

The objective here is to drive the community to face the challenges and prepare to capitalize on the dividend. It will be a dividend if we accelerate our preparation, else it will be a curse.

Mr Minister! Jamia is Our Offspring

More damaging than demolishing historical mosques

Mr. Tariq Anwar, it’s your NCP in Maharashtra which has done the greatest damage to Muslim image

What should be done if we want to put a full stop to fake encounters, false terror attacks, their fabricated investigations and arrests of innocent Muslim boys. There is at least one thing we should learn from Modi?

New Urdu daily from Delhi

New Delhi: A new Urdu daily newspaper, “Qaumi Salamti” has been launched here on 17 April. This newspaper was in fact registered in 2006 but has been launched only now. The printer and publisher of this Urdu daily is Siraj Paracha, ...

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