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  • DMC issues notice to Delhi Election Commissioner over deleted voters

    New Delhi (16 November 2018): Taking suo motu cognizance of various reports that many names have been deleted from voter lists, Delhi Minorities Commission has issued a notice to Delhi Election Commissioner to inform DMC about its position, exp...

  • Palwal mosque—Release of the fact-finding report on terror-funding claims

    New Delhi: Delhi Minorities Commission constituted a fact-finding committee to investigate and report on the allegations that foreign funds have been used to build a mosque in Attawar village of district Palwal, Haryana in which a citizen of De...

  • Symposium held on promoting interfaith understanding in AMU

    ALIGARH (September 12, 2018): The Centre for Inter-Faith Understanding, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) organised a symposium and discussion on "Ways to promote Inter-faith Understanding". Swami Shri Hari Prasad of Vishnu Mohan Founda...

  • Jamia professor wins women scientist's prize

    Dr. Shama Parveen, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has been selected for the prestigious “Sayeeda Begum Women Scientist Prize 2018”, instituted by Jamia ...

  • Karimganj Muslim Academy gets new executive committee

    Karimganj (Assam): The new Executive committee of Karimganj Muslim Academy for the period 2018-21 was formed in a recently held general meeting. Former Deputy Home Minister of Assam, Abdul Muktadir Choudhury became the new president against the...

  • Compensation to father of Ankit Saxena, victim of honour killing

    New Delhi: Chief Minister of Delhi Shri Arvind Kejriwal has accepted the recommendation of Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan, Chairman of Delhi Minorities Commission, to pay a compensation to the father of the slain youth who was killed by a Muslim family ...

  • Notice for planting idol on Masjid wall in Delhi's Sarai Rohilla

    New Delhi: Recently police dismantled a jhuggi built against the wall of Fidayee Khan Masjid in Vivekanandpuri, Sarai Rohila. The owner of the jhuggi, a name-sake Muslim, has now planted an idol against the mosque wall and has declared that soo...

  • Help extended to destitute orphans in Moradabad village

    New Delhi: A recent press report said that some young orphans in village Mandia Ganu of Moradabad are left to fend for themselves after the death of their father and mother in quick succession. The children are surviving on doles given by their...

  • Senior advocate Salar Khan is no more

    New Delhi: Senior advocate Salar Muhammad Khan died here on Saturday, 8 April. He was 52 years old. He is survived by wife, daughter and son. He basically belonged to Jaipur in Rajasthan but had made Delhi his home where he practiced law for th...

  • A Tribute to Uncle Dr. Irfan Ahmad Khan: A legendary scholar of the Quran

    He was over 85, unable to walk properly, living on medicine more than the food, yet, until the last conscious minute of his life he was inviting people to the Quran.

  • Glimpses of good Hindu-Muslim relations despite avalanche of hate

    Gujarat mosque becomes functional with Hindu help Ahmedabad: A mosque abandoned for the last 30 years has become functional once again with the help of Hindu residents of the area. This hundred-year-old mosque is situated in a Hindu lo...

  • AMU's Prof Samdani receives ‘Legal Expert Award’

    Aligarh, November 22, 2017: Professor Shakeel Samdani (Department of Law, Aligarh Muslim University—AMU) has been conferred with the ‘Legal Expert Award’ by a leading Urdu daily in a special function held at the Kala Mandir Au...

  • Mumbai's Ghulam Muhammed Siddiqui Saheb is no more

    Ghulam Muhammed Siddiqui (better known as G.M. Siddiqui), a writer of copious letters to the editor on all issues concerning the Muslims of India, is no more. He simply wrote his name as Ghulam Muhammed without attaching Siddiqui to it. ...

  • Veteran Assamese director Abdul Majid passed away

    Guwahati (27 September 2017): Veteran Assamese director Abdul Majid passed away on 24 September in a city based hospital. Popular for his amiable nature among everyone in Assam, the progressive octogenarian actor and playwright was lately admit...

  • Delhi — Teasing and harassment of girl students in Okhla, Jamia Nagar

    The Memorandum reads as under:   To   The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast Delhi) Sarita Vihar New Delhi   Sub: Memorandum regarding increasing acts of teasing of school going girls in...

  • Striving Against Casteism, Students' Islamic Org holds iftar with Chakliyar community

    Calicut: The state council of Students Islamic Organization conducted iftar meet at Muthalamada Ambedkar colony in solidarity with the Chakliyar community, where casteism is practised against the lower castes in every nuance of daily lives. Rup...

  • Ruckus at Jamia, Iftar by RSS, protest by students, who is to benefit?

    The RSS-backed outfit ‘Muslim Rashtriya Manch’ a few days ago on Monday, June 5, 2017 threw an Iftar party at the Jamia Millia Islamia campus with the prime invitee being the RSS leader Indresh Kumar.  In his speech at the said...

  • AMU completes Jama Masjid Restoration Project

    A request has been made to the Jama Masjid Committee to provide a praying space for women in the mosque. He further said that Jama Masjid is unique as different sects of the Muslim community pray in the mosque.

  • Muslim women lambaste Modi’s anti-Shariah tirade

    MALAPPURAM — The women’s wing of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) in Kerala has lambasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP party for shedding crocodile tears for a few Muslim women suffered by Muthalaq (pronouncement o...

  • Jasim of Aligarh wanted ban on BJP, now gives scholarship in Modi's name

    On 14 April 2017 we received a press release which read "Forum for Muslim Studies & Analysis (FMSA) presented Narendra Modi Scholarship for Muslim Students to the beneficiaries amid a discussion held on Education: A Tool of Development...