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  • Agra to see "different Holi": Union Minister

    Meerut:  Union minister of state for HRD, Ramshankar Katheria, threatened the U.P. government on 19 March that Agra would witness a "different Holi" if the demands of the BJP and other Hindutva groups of withdrawing hate speech c...

  • Strike in Gangrar town of Chittorgarh over beef-cooking

    Chittorgarh:   In Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan, a dispute arose over cooking of "beef" in the campus of a private university, resulting in a strike in the bazar. Looking at the tension in the Gangrar town, additional po...

  • Charge-sheet against 3 more in Akhlaq lynching case

    Gautambudh Nagar:  Jarcha police has filed a charge-sheet against three more persons, one of whom is juvenile, in the Akhlaq lynching case. The three are already in police custody. The names of two mature persons are Puneet and Bheem. It i...

  • Urdu newspapers and magazines circulation over 40m

    New Delhi: According to the information given by the Director General of RNI (Register of Newspapers in India), S. M. Khan, a total of 41,273, 949 copies of Urdu newspapers and magazines were published in India in the year 2015. He said on the ...

  • Bharat Mata ki jai slogan is polytheistic in all respects: JIH

    New Delhi: Chief or Ameer of Jama't-e Islami Hind (JIH) Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umri said in a press conference here on 2 April that he fully supports the Fatwa issued by Darul Uloom, Deoband on the slogan 'Bharat Mata ki jai' accor...

  • Telangana's annual budget and proposals for Muslims and Urdu

    Hyderabad: Telgangana's finance minister, E. Rajinder presented the state's annual budget of Rs. 1,30,000 crores for the year 2016-17 on 14 March. This was the third budget of the state after its formation. Of this budget of rs. one lak...

  • Hindu Yuva Vahini runs riot in Kushinagar village

    Padrauna (Kushinagar, UP): Members of the Hindu extremist organisation, Hindu Yuva Vahini on the pretext of Holika rituals, after looting and destroying the houses of Muslims in a pre-planned manner and after attempts to rape women of a house, ...

  • Five schools to be set up soon on Waqf lands

    New Delhi: Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board, Amanatullah Khan who is also an MLA from Jamia Nagar Okhla assembly constituency, said at a reception meeting held in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area to honour him that protection of Auqaf lands and prop...

  • Work on building houses by JUH Hind starts in TN

    Chennai: After large scale devastations wrought by heavy rains and floods last year, milli organisation, Jami’atul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) which has been working from the very beginning for relief and rehabilitation of people afflicted by natu...

  • 52nd report on minority languages submitted to President

    New Delhi: Commissioner for Minorities Languages, Prof. Akhtarul Wase’y submitted this Commission's 52nd Report to union minister for minorities affairs Mrs. Najma Heptullah in the presence of this ministry’s secretary, Rakesh G...

  • Hurriyat Conf. docu on Kashmir shown in UNHRC, Geneva

    Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (Farooq faction)’s documentary film titled Children in Conflict-torn Kashmir’ was recently shown in the 31st session of UN Commission for Human Rights office in Geneva (Switzerland). According to a spok...

  • Central govt to open three Inter colleges for girls in Barabanki

    Baranbanki: Indian government, under Multi Sectoral Development Programme (MSDP) has given its approval for opening of 3 Inter Colleges for girls in Muslim areas in Barabanki to provide arrangements for better education for girls. Information t...

  • AMU’s ranking

    Aligarh: Whereas Aligarh Muslim University’s rank in India’s top 10 higher educational and technical institutions is 6th, according to US News list of Best Global Universities, among the Indian Universities, AMU enjoys Second Positi...

  • Kanjri Sarai is now “Phool Basti”, Bhatiari Sarai is “Gulshan Nagar”

    Abu Anas New Delhi:  If you want to extract the lowest strata of the Indian society out of the mire of educational and social backwardness, you must know the efforts of Muhammad Daud Multani who has been busy since 1971 despite extrem...

  • AWARDS

    Urdu Academy, Delhi announced its awards for the year 2015 in its meeting held on 26 March, according to which the Academy’s highest award, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Award of Rs. 5 lakh was given posthumously to (late) poet NIDA FAZLI (Muqt...

  • Obituaries

    MUHAMMAD TANZIL AHMAD, an officer on deputation to National Investigation Agency (NIA) and who had investigated many cases of terror involving Indian Mujahideen was waylaid and shot dead in the midnight of 2nd and 3rd April by some unknown moto...

  • Men & Women In News

    Mrs. FARZANA ALAM of Malerkota (Punjab) has been appointed Chairperson of Punjab Waqf Board. HAJI ISHRAQ KHAN, Aam Admi Party MLA from Seelampur assembly constituency was unanimously and without contest elected chairman of Delhi State Haj C...

  • Act Now before Modi's 'Enemy' Property Ordinance snatches your brother's land

    Readers have only two days to email their views and suggestions to the Rajya Sabha Select Committee (contact details below) on the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016

  • Mehbooba, Azaadi & Pratirodh (Resistance) Continues — Signs of the Times

    CHIEF MINISTER SAHIBA OF J&K, MEHBOOBA MUFTI I don’t believe in symbolic one -liners along the strain that a woman chief minister can do wonders for the women and men and children of the State. Women chief ministers in other state...

  • Jat men beat up Imam on bus, Shamli village tense

    Shamli: Communal tension prevailed in Shamli’s Babri village after some members of Jat community allegedly beat up an Imam on a bus travelling to neighbouring Muzaffarnagar district on 21 March. The incident sparked protests with Muslims,...