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  • JUH chief to meet CEC about Assam Muslim voters

    New Delhi: Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind’s president Maulana Arshad Madni said that when he met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently about the possibility of about 42 lakh Muslim voters of Assam being deprived of their voting rights, the latter...

  • Indian religious leaders against euthanasia

    After the Supreme Court rejected a plea to allow active euthanasia for Aruna Shanbaug, religious leaders urged the state to protect life under any and all circumstances. Aruna Shanbaug, a victim of sexual assault has spent 37 years in a Mumbai ...

  • Forty-three years of Maktaba Jamia’s Aligarh branch

    Aligarh: Aligarh Branch of Maktaba Jamia has completed 43 years of its existence. On this occasion intellectuals of Aligarh who had assembled at a meeting held in Maktaba’s premises acknowledged the valuable services rendered by this inst...

  • Jamia Millia Islamia 15th important university of the country

    New Delhi: A survey has revealed that Jamia Millia University is one of the 50 top class universities of the country and its rank is 15th among all these educational institutions. According to the survey, first rank is given to Chennai’s ...

  • Rajasthan Waqf Board to build hostel for Muslim girls

    Jaipur: President of Rajasthan Muslim Waqf Board, Liaqat Ali Khan while addressing a meeting of women at Rajasthan Muslims Education Society’s premises said that the Board will build a hostel for Muslim girls who are acquiring education. ...

  • The Qur’an is the need of every soul

    New Delhi: On 5th March a monthly magazine, Afkare Qur’ani, held a meeting at India Islamic Cultural Centre in which Afkare Qur’ani editor Aslam Maqbool said that Qur’an is the book of God which is for the people of the whole ...

  • “Shias being ignored since Independence”

    Lucknow: President of All India Shia Personal Law Board Maulana Mirza Athar said in a press conference here on 9 March that Dalits, oppressed and backward class people of different sections of Indian society are getting reservation but people o...

  • RSS-backed Bihar survey irks Nitish Kumar

    Survey by India Policy Foundation, an outfit of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), to study social, economic and political changes in Bihar has irked Nitish Kumar. The survey has created a kind of fissure between JD(U) and the BJP.

  • DMK allots three seats to Muslim League

    The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has allotted three seats to Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) for the coming assembly elections in May this year. In the last assembly elections IUML had got two seats from the DMK. K A M Abubaker, sta...

  • UPA government not sincere about the progress of the Muslim minority

    New Delhi: During the discussion on Union budget for 2011-12 in Parliament where Congress and other Alliance members welcomed the budget allocated for minorities, opposition members described it insufficient for their education and progress in ...

  • On-time publishing of Urdu text-books demanded

    New Delhi: In a meeting held by Friends for Education, several important decisions were taken. A demand was made to Urdu Academy, National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCUPL) and Ghalib Academy to give priority to matters regarding Urdu...

  • Centenary celebration of Khatme Nubbuwat Movement

    Ludhiana: Protection of Khatme Nubuwwat (finality of prophethood) movement, which was started by ulama of Punjab in 1911, will be completing a century this year. A great convention at the first centenary celebration will be held in Ludhiana, Pu...

  • Trinamool & Left likely to give more tickets to Muslims

    In a bid to woo Muslims because of their sizeable presence in the state the Left and the Trinamool Congress are likely to field a large number of Muslim candidates in the forthcoming assembly elections. In the last couple of months, both these ...

  • Depriving Urdu schools of privileges is regrettable

    Mumbai: Opposition leader in Maharashtra state assembly, BJP-MLA Eknath Khudse said while speaking to Urdu journalists on 10 March that Maharashtra State Waqf Board authorities themselves have no detailed knowledge of Waqf properties.

  • No implementation of Sachar Committee’s report in MP

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh’s chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said in reply to a question in the state assembly that recommendations of Justice Sachar Committee will not be implemented by his government. He said that some reports, recomme...

  • Selections from the Holy Quran for AMU Events

    Aligarh: At a function in the Faculty of Theology, AMU, Professor Abdur Raheem Kidwai’s book “Selections from the Holy Quran for AMU Events and Programmes” was released by the OSD Development, Prof. Akhtar Haseeb and the Court...

  • Book on Muslim Freedom Fighters from Andhra

    Known Telugu writer Naseer Ahmad’s latest book is just out and it is about the prominent Muslims of Andhra Pradesh in the freedom struggle. Titled “Bhatatha Swatantrodyamam: Andhra Pradesh Muslimlu” (Indian Freedom Movemen...

  • Outstanding services to popular science in Urdu

    Mohammad Ashfaque Qureshi was born on June 10, 1938 in a Delhi middle class family and died on January 7, 2011 at Delhi after reaching the age of about 72 years.

  • Awards for Indian Muslims last fortnight

    SHIEKH B. ALI, noted historian and educationist and author of about two dozen books has been selected by Institute of Objective Studies, New Delhi for being honoured with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Native of a town in Karnataka, he is 86 y...

  • Obituaries (last fortnight)

    Dr KM Bahauddin (picture on left)  of Kochi, Kerala, former Pro-VC of AMU and former head of several prestigious educational institutions passed away on 20 March at the age of 83. He is a famous academician and writer. Born and brought up ...