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  • NCM junks NHRC’s Kairana report

    Meerut: A team from the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) that visited Kairana on 17 October trashed the recent National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) report which said there had been an “exodus” of Hindu families from the r...

  • incredible eye doctor

    An eye-specialist by training and a campaigner against blindness by choice, Dr. Abdul Moiz Shams is an Aligarian and a true follower of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. In an age when the medical profession has become highly commercialized and doctors have...

  • AWARDS

    Four Urdu teachers of Mumbai viz ANSARI IMRAN AMEEN of Dharawi Municipal Urdu School No. 1, QURESHI ZUBAIR AHMAD MUHAMMAD HUSAIN of Shivaji Nagar Municipal Urdu School No. 9, ANSARI AKHLAQ AHMAD MUHAMMAD RAMZAN of Naupara Municipal Urdu School,...

  • Obituaries

    Dr. KHALIQ ANJUM, Vice President of Anjuman Taraqqi-Urdu Hind (ATUH), critic, noted researcher, and considered an authority on Ghalib died in Delhi on 18 October at the age of 83 years. An author of about 85 books, he served as general secretar...

  • Men & Women In News

    Dr. SAIMA SAEED, a Professor at the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance at Jamia Millia Islamia University has been selected as a member of the Board of Media Culture & Society, a leading international journal published by Sage Publica...

  • Complaints made against former Waqf Board’s chiefs to Anti-Corruption Bureau

    New Delhi: Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board, Amanatullah Khan while talking to media persons said that complaints against former heads of Delhi Waqf Board have been made to the Anti-Corruption Bureu with a request to investigate the decisions taken...

  • 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...