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  • Popular Front of India not terrorist organisation: SC

    Popular Front of India has defended its activists facing charges of attempt to murder under the Explosive Substances Act and Unlawful Activities prevention Act for chopping off the hand of a blasphemous professor. in its affidavit submitted to ...

  • Kashmir’s new top cop talks tough on Baramulla deaths

    Newly appointed Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Range) SM Sahai has taken a serious note over the death of four persons, including a student in police firing during a protest in Baramulla district on 8 September. Expressing his concern ove...

  • 8000 Kashmiris disappeared since 1989

    Relatives of disappeared Kashmiris every year gather on human rights day at a central park in Srinagar to find out the truth behind those disappeared since separatist rebellion began in 1989. The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons wa...

  • NGO seeks withdrawal of Jamia Millia Islamia admission notice

    With National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) yesterday clearing grant of minority status to Jamia Millia Islamia (a Central university) in south Delhi, Nawa-e-Haque, a Delhi-based NGO has written to its Vice-Chancellor se...

  • Bhat advocates merger of Urdu and Hindi media

    New Delhi: Hamidullah Bhat, director of NCPUL, said here while talking to editors of UNI Urdu Service, Urdu, Hindi and English newspapers on 30 December that for building and development of the country and nation, merger of Urdu, Hindi and Engl...

  • Attempt to occupy Masjid land in Darya Ganj, Delhi

    New Delhi: Paltan Wali Masjid in New Delhi’s, Darya Ganj area has once again come in the limelight when an attempt was made to gradually occupy it by placing idols on its land. VHP is in the forefront in this mischievous attempt. In fact,...

  • Kerala madrasas ahead of their northern counterparts

    New Delhi: National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT) conducted a study of Kerala’s madrasas and found that madrasas in this state are better and more reformed in many respects as compared to the 'stereotypical' madrasas in north ...

  • Unani therapy: civilisational accomplishment

    Deoband: A felicitation programme was organised by Dr. Bashir in honour of the newly elected members of Indian Medicine Board of Uttar Pradesh – Dr. Akhktar Saeed and Dr. Qamaruzama Quraishi. Faculty of Jamia-Tibb, students and prominent ...

  • Mosque demolished in Gujurat by mistake

    Ahmedabad: Estate section of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (Western Zone) demolished Fatima Masjid and an adjacent temple without serving even a formal notice in Sabarmati extension area. This has created great resentment among local shopkeep...

  • Mehfil-e-Gang-o-Jaman: literary meet at Ghalib Academy

    New Delhi: Ghalib Academy witnessed Mehfil-e-Gang-o-Jaman in which literary figures of three Indian languages - Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi participated. Presided by renowned literary figure G.R. Kanwal; the programme had K.L. Narang Saqi as the ch...

  • Sheikh Abdullah’s grand-daughter voices female woes

    Srinagar: Female woes and concerns have been highlighted by Sheikh Abdullah’s grand-daughter Nayla Ali Khan in her latest book Hind-Pak Raqabat ki buniyad: Kashmir. with the rise of militancy in 1989 and armed clashes between the militant...

  • Waqf Board has no money to pay employees and widows

    New Delhi: Delhi Waqf Boad has no money to pay to its employees. In addition to this, the Imams of Masjids under the Waqf Board have not been paid their salaries for two months and pensions to widows have not been paid for eight months. To ...

  • Deal sternly with Qadiani mischief: Ahrar

    Rampur: All India Majlis Ahrar Islam held a meeting here to discuss Qadiani activities in the area. Muslims were warned about the growing menace of Qadiani mischief who are misleading ignorant and gullible Muslims to their faith. Agents who are...

  • Swami Agnivesh must apologise to Muslims: Punjab Imam

    Ludhiana: Swami Agnivesh, who had recently participated in a conference organised by Qadianis at Qadian (Punjab), had reportedly said there that he was happy to participate in that conference, 'today I came to know about the true teachings of Isla...

  • Firaq Memorial Lecture on Amir Khusro

    New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia organised Firaq Memorial Lecture on Amir Khusro. Speaking as chief guest, eminent Urdu critic Gopi Chand Narang established him as the first person who portrayed Indian culture and civilisation in Urdu and Hindi....

  • Symposium on Urdu elegy at Ghalib Academy

    New Delhi: A symposium on Elegy: Literary & Cultural Heritage of India was organised at Ghalib Academy under the auspices of Imam Raza Shaqafati Markaz and Sa’adat Amroha Welfare Organisation, Delhi. The programme was presided by Dr. ...

  • Khwaja Hali Award presented

    Sanoli Khurd (Haryana): “Khwaja Altaf Husain Hali was an inspired person who through his prose and poetry tried to awaken his community from deep slumber by attracting it towards knowledge.” Such were the feelings of renowned schola...

  • Nawabgarhi panchayat takes commendable decision

    Meerut: Nawabgarhi in Sardhana tehsil of Meerut district has made a few commendable decisions towards reforms. The Muslims have resolved that there shall neither be D.J. (song-dance) nor fireworks during marriages. Those who transgress the panc...

  • Seminar on Ghalib and his poetry

    Amroha: Urdu department of Hashmi Girls PG College organised a seminar on Ghalib’s life and his poetry. Several papers were presented. Expressing her opinion Dr. Parveen said that Ghalib’s uniqueness lies in the fact that he touched...

  • ZFI apprises Abdul Kalam of govt apathy on Sachar report

    New Delhi: In a press release, Zakat Foundation of India, appraised that a delegation under its chairman Syed Zafar Mahmood met the former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, and apprised him about the backwardness of Muslims pointed out b...