Community News

  • Obituaries

    SANAULLAH ZEBA JAUNPURI, noted Urdu poet died in Delhi on 4 February. Born in Rampur town of Jaunpur district of UP in 1937, in addition to being a poet he was also a good Hakeem who worked in Hamdard Dawakhana, Delhi for a long time. His antho...

  • Men & Women in news last fortnight

    SARFARAZ AHMAD SIDDIQI, secretary of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee and a member of Union steel ministry’s Steel Consumers Council has been appointed a member of Delhi Building & Other Constructions Welfare Board by Delhi government...

  • Kerala High Court clears way for India’s first Islamic bank

    Trivandrum: India is all set to have its first Islamic bank. The Kerala High Court on 3 February dismissed petitions challenging the Kerala government’s decision to establish India’s first Islamic Bank which will work on the princip...

  • MCOCA comes in handy for Delhi police in criminal cases

    Delhi police finds MCOCA to be the best weapon against hardcore criminals in the city. In the year 2010, 27 people were arrested and prosecuted under this act. MCOCA, Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act of 1999 had been initially used by...

  • Ishrat’s fake encounter: SIT member spills the beans

    New Delhi: Satish Verma, IPS and a member of the SIT probing Ishrat Jahan’s encounter, in an affidavit filed in the High Court submitted that evidence suggested that Ishrat’s was a fake encounter. The 80-page affidavit enlists sever...

  • Minorities Cell in NIOS wound up by School management

    New Delhi: The management of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has closed down minorities cell in the school, a complaint against which has been made by the chairman of Muslim Intelligentsia Forum, Dr. Anwar Pasha, to government with ...

  • Govt claims about release of Malegaon accused hollow

    Mumbai: All claims by the central and state governments about the release of nine innocent Muslim youths accused in Malegaon bomb blasts of 2006 turned out to be hollow and false when both the CBI and Maharashtra ATS jointly opposed their bail ...

  • Hindutva Terror trail: Samjhauta Express to Modasa

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has now conclusive proof of the role of Hindu terror groups in the Samjhauta Express blast as well as in the Modasa blast. It is contemplating filing chargesheet by naming Aseemanand as the conspirat...

  • Kashmir Institute of Strategic Studies

    Srinagar: A new organisation, ‘Kashmir Institute of Strategic Studies’, was set up in a local hotel of Srinagar on 7 January with the objective of suggesting ways and means for the solution of Kashmir’s social, political and e...

  • NRI Rais Malik signs 300 cr MoU with Gujarat govt.

    Ahmedabad: Rais Ahmad Malik of Bharuch (Gujarat) has returned to India after 20 years stay in the Gulf countries to sign a 300 crore MoU with the Gujarat government in the energy sector. He will take over the Connect Power Private Limited at Va...

  • Hindu terrorists wanted to kill 5000 Muslims: CBI

    Hyderabad: The 76-page chargesheet filed in the Nampally court states that aggrieved by cross-border terrorism in India, Hindu outfits vowed to avenge the killings of Hindus. Hence, a conspiracy was hatched in Jaipur at the Gujarati Samaj Guest...

  • 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...

  • Demand to free innocent Muslims after Swamy’s confession

    New Delhi: General secretary of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), MP and leader of the party in Rajya Sabha, Tariq Anwar, in a letter to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has stated that after the Makka Masjid bomb blast accused and RSS leader...

  • Riot victims still live in unbearable surroundings in Gujarat

    New Delhi: Zakat Foundation of India Chairman, Dr. Syed Zafar Mahmood, in a meeting here after return from his tour of Gujarat said that most of the riot-affected people of Gujarat are still facing great difficulties, particularly in those loca...

  • Scholarships to be given by Jamiat Ulama

    New Delhi: Jamiat Ulama-e Hind’s general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madni, who is also Rajya Sabha MP, said here on 10 January that, as in the past, scholarships to technical education students would be given for the year 2010-11. He said ...

  • Computer Learning Centre of IOS, Delhi

    New Delhi: The Computer Learning Centre started by the Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) in cooperation with Delhi Minorities Commission one year ago for Muslim girl students has completed one year and the first batch of about 40 girl studen...

  • Indian Muslim boy becomes CA in Australia

    Prantij (Distt. Sanbarkatha, Gujarat): A Muslim boy from a village Prantij passed C.A. examination in Australia. He scored fifth rank in Taxation. Mannan Rashid Ahmad Chamdawala after passing 12th examination from Ahmedabad went to Australia si...

  • Contract killing planned by one’s only son

    Dhampur (UP): The only son of a wayward father was compelled to plan contract-killing of his father. Shahzad confessed that he gave Rs 20,000 to two contract killers to eliminate his father. He told the police that his father Kalwa (45) was a d...

  • Mass-marriage programme at Darul Uloom Hasaniah

    Mangrol (Gujarat): In these days of sky rocketing prices, marriages have become a great anxiety for the poor who cannot afford to bear the burden. Director of London-based Al-Falah Trust (U.K.) Haji Abdullah and Darul Uloom Hasaniah, engaged in...

  • Stop harassing Kashmiris: Central advice to states

    New Delhi: In an advisory issued by the centre to state governments, the union home ministry has directed them to exercise sensitivity while making enquiries about J&K residents living in different parts of the country. This has come as one...