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  • Government belongs to RSS: BHU VC Girish Tripathi

    Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University, Girish Chandra Tripathi, said on 23 September that BHU belongs to the RSS. BHU  houses about 40,000 students making it one of the largest residential campuses in India. It is facing accusations ...

  • Slaughter of animals with electric shock condemned

    New Delhi:  The new system of slaughtering animals at the Ghazipur slaughter-house, by stunning them with electric shock before their slaughter, has been widely condemned. The problem came up as a result of the Central as well as the Delhi...

  • First Islamic Banking Service takes off in Maharashtra

    Sholapur:  The first Islamic banking service has started functioning in the country in Sholapur city of Maharashtra, where Bashri branch of its Lok Mangal Bank has started this service. Muslims depositing money in this branch would neither...

  • Acquittals: PIL should be filed in Supreme Court for justice

    New Delhi: A conference sponsored by former MP Muhammad Adeeb on behalf of Innocent India and chaired by Justie A. P. Shah was held in Delhi’s Constitution Club on 2 October in which it was decided by speakers including legal experts and ...

  • HC orders compensations to Hashimpura massacre families

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court’s constitution bench of Justice Gita Mittal and Justice P. S. Teji, while expressing concern over non-payment of compensations so far to the families of those killed in Hashimpurah massacre, directed the UP gov...

  • Justice Katju against criminalisation of Akhlaq’s family

    New Delhi: Though a year has elapsed since Dadri’s Muhammad Akhlaq was beaten to death by the so-called cow vigilantes on the rumour of keeping beef in his house, instead of taking action against his killers, efforts are being made, on th...

  • Jamia Hamdard secures PURSE grant

    New Delhi: Jamia Hamdard University has received PURSE (Promotion of University Research & Scientific Excellence) grant of Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India in 2016 for the first time as an incentive award scheme for promo...

  • Reading the Silence of Kashmiri Students at AMU

    Abhay Kumar Aligarh: On the 5th of October afternoon, when I entered Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), I felt silence reigning there amid the din of sloganeering days before students' union elections. The silence was about the recent ex...

  • Islamic system of marriage, divorce is best

    New Delhi: A discussion/conference on ‘The Validity of Three Talaq’s was held in Plenary Hall of Indian Law Institute in front of Supreme Court of India on 2 October in which senior lawyers of Supreme Court, ulama and Muslim intelle...

  • Jauhar University Amendment Bill passed

    Lucknow: Jauhar University Amendment Bill was passed in the UP assembly on the last day of monsoon session on 29 Sept. Though BJP’s floor leader Suresh Khanna had demanded a discussion on this (amendment) bill, on the request of UP’...

  • Maha cancels registration of MIM and 191 other parties

    Mumbai: Maharashtra State Election Commission has cancelled the registration of 191 local and regional political parties including Asaduddin Owaisi’s Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and former IAS officer Khobragade’s Republication...

  • War on Waqf mafia

    New Delhi: Union minister for minorities affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here while talking to media persons that the central government has initiated a crack-down against the nexus between land mafia and officials of state Waqf Board who have...

  • Farzand Ahmed

    Former India Today Deputy Editor, who earlier was attached to the Indian Express, Farzand Ahmed, considered to be a walking encyclopaedia on Bihar, passed away in Lucknow on 1 October. He was 68. Mr Ahmed started his journalist career from ...

  • Urdu journalist Anees Jama’ee

    New Delhi:    Renowned Urdu journalist, Anees Jama’ee, passed away on 20 September 2016, at Delhi. He was buried in the Batla House graveyard after Zohr prayers the same day. Anees Jama’ee (Aneesur-Rahman b. 5 June, 1...

  • AWARDS

    Dr. MUHAMMAD MA’ROOF KHAN, Principal of Dr. Zakir Husain Memorial Sr. Sec. School, Ja’ffarabad (Trans Yamuna area) has been honoured with ‘Golden Peak Award’ by the Institution for Environment, Yoga and Social Security i...

  • Obituaries

    Dr. DHARAMENDRA NATH, noted Urdu poet, author, promoter of Urdu, author of about 20 books (including 4 anthologies of poems), 3 times member of Urdu Academy’s Governing Council and son of veteran Urdu poet, (late) Gopi Nath ‘Aman&rs...

  • Men & Women In News

    Dr. SYED EHTASHAM HASNAIN, noted scientist and former Vice Chancellor of Hyderabad University and presently a visiting professor in IIT, Delhi’s Kusuma School of Biological Science has been appointed new Vice Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard U...

  • Jamiatul Ulama’s training course on Muslim personal and family laws for lawyers

    New Delhi: Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind’s (JUH’s) Law Institute has started a weekly training course on Muslim Pesonal and family laws for lawyers in order to train and familiarise them with Shariat and Muslim personal and family laws, so ...

  • Cow vigilantism behind Mewat gangrape

    Cow vigilantism under the BJP government at the Centre is targeting Muslims and minorities, Mewat, a place with 80 percent Muslims, was chosen by cow vigilantes to instigate violence. Victims of Mewat double murder-gangrape-robbery incident rev...

  • Anti-terrorism course included in Madrasa syllabus

    Bareilly: In view of the fact that anti-Islamic and Islamophobic forces in India as well as all over the world are associating terrorism with Islam, Muslims and Islamic madrasahs and despite the fact that dissenting voices against such allegati...