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  • 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...

  • JUH to build Gharib Nawaz Uni in Ajmer

    New Delhi: General secretary of Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) Maulana Syed Mahmood Madni has decided to build a grand Khwaja Gharib Nawaz University in Ajmer Sharif with help and cooperation of Dargah Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishiti’s Sajj...

  • Like Sikhs, management of auqaf affairs should be given to Muslims

     New Delhi: A 2-day international seminar on ‘Auqaf in India:Challenges and Difficulties’ sponsored by Islamic Fiqh Academy was held in Dehi in the last week of August in which almost all the speakers in one voice demanded that...

  • Ayodhya’s crumbling mosque to be built at Hindu trust cost

    Ayodhya: Notwithstanding the bad blood and bitter communal disharmony created between Hindus and Muslims in the aftermath of demolition of Babri Masjid about 24 years ago, conditions have changed very much now, seeing that Mahant Gyan Das of Ha...

  • Number of Muslim graduates increasing

    New Delhi: It is stated in a report based on the statistics of 2011 census that as regards the educational progress of different communities, awareness about education is increasing fast among Muslims and Buddhists. According to this report, aw...

  • Results of Fauqania in Bihar declared, 73% success

    Patna: Bihar State Madrasa Education Board declared the results of Fauqania on 31 August. Madrasa Board’s Chairman Prof. Shamshad Husain and secretary Khurshid Alam jointly issued the results of Fauqania 20% exams on the Board’s web...

  • Notices issued at govt level to vacate 74 Waqf properties

    New Delhi: SDM (Kotwali), Akhil Kumar in an important step issued notices under section 55 (of the amended Waqf Act) to the occupants of 74 Waqf properties to vacate these properties within 15 days and hand these over to Waqf Board. Issuance of...

  • Restrictions on opening of middle, Urdu medium schools

    Delhi: All India Urdu Educational Committee’s spokesman and state convener of UP, Mukhtar Siddiqi said in a press conference on 24 August that the present UP government in its election manifesto at the time of assembly elections in UP in ...