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  • Muslims being picked up on cooked-up charges: Rihai Manch

    Rehai Manch has raised several questions over the operations of intelligence agencies citing the arrests of alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives from Bhatkal as staged-drama. Rihai Manch President, Advocate Mohammad Shoeb accused that the India...

  • Court raps CBI on Sohrabuddin probe

    A Mumbai special court rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for botching up its probe by not submitting key evidence about Sohrabuddin Sheikh-Tulsi Prajapati killings of 2005-6 and the receipt of an extortion sum Rs.70 lakh via an a...

  • Muslim trusts provide help to Muzaffanagar victims

    Victims of Muzaffarnagar communal violence are still making efforts to go around the district and state authorities for compensation but no one is listening to them. Hundreds of victims of Shamli and Muzaffarnagar are still waiting for compensa...

  • Muzaffarnagar riot-accused gets AMU panel seat

    The nomination of Kunwar Bharatender Singh, an MP from Bijnor and an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots of September 2013 as a member of the Aligarh Muslim University Court, the highest governing body of the university, angered the AMU communit...

  • Muzaffarnagar riots accused get clean chit

    A Special Investigation Team has given a clean chit to six accused in the murder of a Muslim youth, which led to the retaliatory killing of two Hindu youth before snowballing into communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining districts in Septe...

  • ‘Hindutva, a movement based on negative thinking to protect Brahaminism

    New Delhi: Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) recently organised a lecture on ‘Hindutva: ideology and practice in the perspective of Muslim Society’. Speaking on this topic, Jamiatul Ulama’s secretary and religious scholar M...

  • Winter kills children in Muzaffarnagar camp

    Forgotten by most people, 25 people died of chill this winter in Muzaffarnagar relief camps that continue to shelter thousands of riot refugees. Last year, though, was different. In January 2014, Mohammad Irfan would sit outside his tent in the...

  • US court dismisses case against Modi

    A US federal court dismissed a case against Narendra Modi which alleged that he was culpable for the 2002 ant-Muslim pogroms in Gujarat when he was chief minister of the state. On 14 January, federal judge Annalisa Torres dismissed the case bro...

  • Educational Privatisation a matter of concern: UN ambassador

    New Delhi: United Nation’s special education ambassador Kishore Singh, who was deputed by the UN to study the implementation of Right to Education Act (RTE) in India said while speaking at a function jointly organised by UNESCO and Educat...

  • Haryana Waqf Board loses income because of Waqf Amendment Act

    Panipat: Haryana Waqf Board is unable to generate any income for the past about six months because of Waqf Amendment Act, 2013 which was passed when K. Rahman Khan was union minister for minorities affairs. According to Maulana Jamshed Nadwi, C...

  • Madrasa course changed in MP to provide education to Hindu students

    New Delhi: There are many madrasas in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandasore district where Muslim boy and girl students take interest in education about Hinduism. In addition to Islamic education, they are also provided educaton about Hinduism&rsquo...

  • Anger over appointment of riot accused to AMU Court

    New Delhi: The appointment of persons accused in cases of communal riots like Bharatendra Singh, Lok Sabha MP from Bijnor and others of doubtful antecedents by the Union HRD ministry as members of an august and prestigious educational instituti...

  • AMU alumnus to help set up business management school

    Aligarh: Frank Islam, India-born industrialist in USA who was recently honoured with Martin Luther King Jr Award for Philanthropy in America and who is an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University said that he is indebted to AMU for what he is today...

  • Every effort to be made to protect AMU’s minority status

    Aligarh: A seminar on ‘AMU Act: Challenges and Solution’ sponsored by AMU Old Boys Association was held in AMU on 19 January in which the University’s Pro Vice Chancellor Brig (Retd) S. Ahmad Ali said that AMU administration i...

  • Kerala experts tour Madni Technical Institute

    Deoband: A team of technical experts from Kerala, Gujarat, Karnatak and Maharashtra visited Madni Technical Institute and Motor Driving Centre, Deoband and met the Director of the Institute and Chairman of Muslim Educational and Economic Counci...

  • Imarat-e Sharia budget for new year

    Phulwari Sharif: Aamrat-e Sharaiyya of Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and (West) Bengal presented its budget for the year 2015-16 in the budget session on 19 January in the presence of Ulama from all the four states. It was decided in this session th...

  • Woman who saved 10 persons from rioters honoured

    Patna: Fierce communal riots had erupted in Bihar’s Azizpur village on 18 January in which at least 5 persons were killed and many injured. Shail Devi, a 50 year-old widow of the same village, seeing that about 10 members (all Muslims) we...

  • Dr. Saeed Farani

    Dr. Saeed Ahmed Farani, whose forefathers hailed from Azamgarh in UP but settled down in Malegaon in the district of Nasik in Maharashtra long ago, always wanted to make his career in theatre or performing arts. The world of arts and culture at...

  • DR. ZAKIR NAIK

    Famous preacher of Islam, Dr. Zakir Naik won the King Faisal International Prize for 2015 for "Service to Islam". This was announced by Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al-Faisal (Director General) and Abdullah Al-Othaimeen (Secretary-Ge...

  • AWARDS

    Ms RUKHSANA ANJUM,a City Zone teacher of Old Delhi’s MC Primary Model School, Gali Qasim Jaan was honoured by Tech Mahindra Foundation with an Award at a function held at India Habitat Centre on 29/01/15. The Award, consisting of a shield...