Community News

  • Fatwa issued against Patanjali products containing cow urine

    Bareilly: Religoius leaders of Dargah Ala Hazrat in Bareilly have issued a Fatwa against the use of Patanjali medicines and other products which allegedly contain cow urine. The Fatwa was issued in response to a question by a local resident, Mu...

  • Counselling programme held for minority community students

    New Delhi: A counselling programme for minority community students of 10th and 12th classes was held in Gokulpuri’s Harnam Place on 24 May in which about 700 boy and girls students belonging to the Muslim community took part. This program...

  • Annual prize distribution by Delhi Urdu Academy

    New Delhi: Delhi Urdu Academy held its annual prize distribution in Delhi Secretariat on 20 May when the authors of best Urdu books published in the years 2014 and 2015 were honoured with prizes. On this occasion 15 authors whose books (in pros...

  • Kerala mosque opened for the first time for women

    Kottayam: Masjid Committee of about a thousand years old Juma Masjid at Thazhathangady in Kerala’s Kottayam district opened its doors for Muslim women for the first time last month (April). Women were allowed to enter this mosque on Sunda...

  • Bridge Course in AMU

    Aligarh: Director of AMU’s Bridge Course, Prof. Rashid Shaaz while speaking at the farewell function of Bridge Course here on 28 May said that this University’s Bridge Course is proving a torch bearer for other universities and educ...

  • Maulana Sultan Ahmad Islahi

    By Ashhad Rafiq Nadwi Maulana Sultan Ahmad Islahi, religious scholar, founder of Fikr-o-Amal Movement, former senior fellow of the the Idarah Tahqiq-o-Tasnif Islami, founder-secretary of Idarah Uloomul Qur’an, a prominent member of t...

  • AWARDS

    Prof. ABDUL GHAFOOR, Bihar’s minister for minorities welfare was honoured with Rashtriya Gaurav Award by India International Friendship Society in recognition of his valuable services in social and political fields. The Award was given to...

  • Obituaries

    Hakeen MIRZA LUTFULLAH BAIG, founder member of All India Unani Tibbi Congress (AIUTC) and Patron AIUTC’s Telangana Branch and famous hakeem died in Hyderabad on 2 June at the age of about 90 years. He used to hold a Unani Medical Camp eve...

  • Men & Women In News

    Prof. SHABAHAT HUSAIN, Head of AMU’s Department of Library and Information Science and Coordinator of DRS Programme has been elected and appointed Chairman of Indian Library Association. He is the first Librarian from AMU who has been app...

  • Five Muslim children out of 5000 selected for admission in Jawahar Navodya School, Hardoi

    Hardoi (UP): Tests for admission in class VI of Jawahar Navoday School in Atara village (Pahani Block) of Hardoi district were held recently. About 5 thousand students had appeared in this examination for the selection of 80 students for admiss...

  • BJP leaders arrested while leaving for Azamgarh

    Lucknow:    Two BJP leaders were arrested at Barabanki while going to the riot-torn Azamgarh district for “studying” the situation. Two members of a delegation, under the leadership of the former director general of p...

  • Communal violence in Nizamabad, Azamgarh

    Sarai Meer/Azamgarh:  Communal violence erupted in village Khudadadpur under thana Nizamabad of Azamgarh district on 14 May, in which ten people were injured, including the SDM. Police had to resort to lathi-charge and fire teargas shells ...

  • Goons prospering in the name of ‘cow protection groups’

    Chandigarh: The Punjab & Haryana High Court, taking a firm stand on the crimes committed in the name of ‘cow protection’, has asked the Chief Secretary of the state and the Director General of Police (DGP), Haryana, to deal firm...

  • Cases of the disappeared in J&K

    The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) here on May 10 said that 44 cases of disappearances have reached a stage where judiciary has ordered arrest of armed forces involved in the crime. The court has ordered sanction from the ...

  • Keeping of imported beef no longer a crime in Maha

    Mumbai: Bombay High Court’s constitution bench consisting of Justice AS Oka and Justice SC Gupte, in a significant verdict said on 6 May that keeping and eating of beef (cow meat) imported or brought into Maharashtra from other states wil...

  • Communal flare-up in Shri-Rampur, Dist. Ahmadnagar

    Shri-Rampur:  In village Shri-Rampur of Dist. Ahmadnagar, a tempo and motorbike met an accident opposite Nehru vegetable market. The motorbiker, who was a local Hindu Vahini member, tried to give the accident a communal colour and, calling...

  • Riot in Razzaqpur village of Phoolpur

    Phoolpur (Azamgarh):  Rioters caused communal violence in village Razzaqpur under thana Pawai, using the loudspeaker of the village mosque as a bone of contention. They beat up the ‘muazzin’ with sticks, who had started calling...

  • UP Navnirman Sena chief, Amit Jani, held

    New Delhi:   Amit Jani, the UP Navnirman Sena chief, was arrested from Greater Kailash on 12 May for allegedly threatening to kill JNU Students’ Union president, Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid. He is alleged to have planted a lo...

  • Muslim children in RSS schools: ignorance and insensitivity of Muslim leaders regrettable

     According to a report published in a pro-RSS Hindi newspaper, after the formation of Modi government at the centre, there has been an extraordinary increase in the number of minority community children in shishu mandirs, schools run by RS...

  • Notice to physician for instructing patients to adopt Islamic principles

    Jaipur:   A doctor working in a government dispensary in Bikaner has been accused of instructing patients to adopt Islamic principles along with the medicines they were given. After the complaint, the Medical Department has issued a w...