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  • Pitiable condition of Urdu schools

    A letter written by a former student of Yaqoob Baig Urdu School describing the pitiable and neglected condition of this and other Urdu schools, which had appeared in an Urdu newspaper (Sahafat) of 13 January was so popular among the lovers and ...

  • Road in Delhi named after Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan

    New Delhi: A new road linking Ring Road near Sarai Kale Khan with Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station has been named Ustad Haafiz Ali Khan Saheb Marg in the memory of the great Sarod master Ustad Haafiz Ali of Gwalior Gharana. Ustad Hafiz Ali Kha...

  • New lease of life for Chashma Building Girls School

    New Delhi: Chashma Building in Ballimaran, a Muslim dominated locality in which Government Girls Senior Secondary School is housed was declared by CPWD  (Central Public Works Department) about a year ago a very old and dangerous building. ...

  • Gujarat far behind, Muslims most backward there

    New Delhi: Dr. Abu Saleh Sharif, noted economist who was also a member of Justice Sachar Committee which submitted a report on the overall condition of Muslims in India, said here while speaking in a conference on ‘Social and religious di...

  • Road named after Sikandar Bakht

    New Delhi: Nawab Road in Bara Hindu Rao area near Sadar Bazar was named Sikandar Bakht Road in his memory. He was a former MP, freedom fighter and a former central minister in Janta Government headed by late Morarji Desai. At a function held on...

  • Attempt to give a minor clash communal colour

    Rampur: A minor clash in Parana Ganj area of this city suddenly took a serious turn and in no time a curfew-like situation developed in the entire area. It so happened that an exchange of hot words took place between some youngmen of two commun...

  • Madni’s bail application rejected

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court’s Justice V. Jagannathan rejected on 11 February the bail application of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasir Madni who was arrested in this city in 2008 in connection with serial bomb blasts. ...

  • Gandhi killers are real enemies of India

    New Delhi: A book, Christianity, Hindutva, Conversion: FAQs, written by Father Dominique Emmanuel, was released by Digvijay Singh, Congress general secretary, at a largely attended meeting at Delhi Catholic Archdiocese Community Centre on 5 Feb...

  • SC’s notice on Afzal Guru’s petition for transfer to J&K jail

    New Delhi: Supreme Court’s bench of Justices Aftab Alam and R.M. Lodha, in response to Afzal Guru’s petition to transfer him from Delhi’s Tihar jail to a jail in his home state Jammu & Kashmir because it is very difficult ...

  • Ali Day celebrated at AMU

    Aligarh, February 21: The Ali Society of the Aligarh Muslim University celebrated ‘Ali Day’ at the Kennedy Auditorium. Dr. Karim Najfi, Cultural Counsellor of Islamic Republic of Iran graced the function as Chief Guest. On this occa...

  • Sir Syed lecture at Tata Institute of Social Sciences

    Aligarh: The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai held the first lecture of the Sir Syed Lecture Series. The talk was delivered by the former Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, Professor Mushirul Hasan on “Voyage to Mode...

  • Practical steps needed for release of innocent Muslim youths

    New Delhi: A delegation of Muslim leaders and intellectuals led by Raza Academy Mumbai’s Chairman Muhammad Sayeed Noori, and chairman of Darul Taleem, Maulana Yaseen Akhtar Misbahi met Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh in Delhi on...

  • Jamiat Ulama’s Assam unit dissolved

    New Delhi: Jamiat Ulama-e Hind (JUH) (Arshad Madni group) in its executive committee’s meeting held in Delhi on 8 February under the presidentship of Maulana Arshad Madni dissolved its Assam unit headed by Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, MP who ...

  • Muslim leaders’ guidance to Muslims for census

    New Delhi: Muslim leaders at different forums are trying to convince Muslims that there is a planned conspiracy in the whole country to show a much smaller population of Muslims in the country by hiding their true population and there is a whol...

  • Indian Muslims in Oman to support Vision 2016

    Muscat: Prominent Indian Muslims based in the Sultanate of Oman have come forward to support the Vision 2016 programme initiated by the Human Welfare Trust, New Delhi. A poor village called Milak under the Panchayat Pallapura, district Muradaba...

  • Two-nation theory is a gift of Savarkar

    New Delhi (27 January 2011): Digvijay Singh, Congress general secretary, holds Veer Savarkar responsible for postulating the two-nation theory which is wrongly attributed to Jinnah. The original idea propounded by Savarkar was, later on, hijack...

  • Kashmir: HC notice to police for civilian killings

    Srinagar: While acting on a petition filed by JKLF chief Yasin Malik the J&K High Court asked the Director General of Police to explain why FIR was not filed in case of 80 killings (out of 117 during the last summer). “The Director Ge...

  • Rs 21,000 to each BBA/BCA student of Deoband college

    Deoband: Islamia Degree College Deoband’s Principal, Dr. Asjad Turki said here on 20 February that the state government has given Rs 21,000 to every boy and girl student of this college of Chaudhari Charan Singh University, Meerut, who ha...

  • HC directs government to pay enchanced compensation

    New Delhi: Holding the government fully responsible for its failure to curb terrorism, Delhi High Court directed the Delhi government to pay enchanced compensation to victims of terror attacks. The Court expressed its disgust on government&rsqu...

  • Ekta Yatra fetches BJP political dividends

    New Delhi: The showdown at Lal Chowk has further fuelled BJP’s ambitions which is contemplating to move the court on the one hand and also to raise the issue in Parliament on the other hand. It wants to make the debate a vigorous one. ...