Special Reports

  • Protest at the Egyptian embassy in Delhi

    Representatives of a number of students and youth organisations organised a protest at the Egyptian embassy in Delhi on 1 August against the military coup, overthrow of the elected government and wholesale murder of protesters exercising their ...

  • Protest for Muslim victims of terrorism

    Mumbai: More than 40 Muslim organisations held a protest and public meeting at Azad Maidan here in wake of Swamy Aseemanad’s statement in front of a Delhi judge owning up responsibility for Malegaon 2008 and other bomb blasts. More than 7...

  • Seminar on Travelogues

    New Delhi: A 3-day national seminar on Indian travelogues as a source material for the Arabian peninsula’s history and culture was held here at the India Islamic Cultural Centre during 21-23 January. A joint venture of the office of the S...

  • Mohammed drops in for Zakir lecture

    It was a pleasant surprise on 19 July for more than 5,000 people attending an Islamic lecture at the Ramadan Forum when Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, walked in unannounce...

  • Condolence Meeting For Victims Of Uttarakhand

    Mumbai: A condolence meeting was organised here to condole the loss of life and property in Uttrakhand. It was held  jointly by Urdu Markaz and Uttrakhand Literary and Cultural Forum. The speakers condoled the death of a thousands of peopl...

  • PROTEST AGAINST RAMBAN (J&K) KILLING AT JANTAR MANTAR

    New Delhi: At the appeal of Save Sharmila Campaign and Mission Bhartiyam, a protest was organised here on  July 21 against the Ramban massacre by BSF that claimed six lives and injured 44 others. Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign is a ...

  • A Documentary on Khalid Mujahid

    New Delhi: It’s two months since the Jaunpur youth Khalid Mujahid died mysteriously in police custody in Uttar Pradesh. Now a Delhi-based Muslim news portal, muslimmirror.com, has released a documentary capturing the six years of a painfu...

  • Delhiā€™s Qaumi School on verge of closure

    Old Delhi’s Qaumi School was established by the Muslim community in 1948 in Sarai Khaleel. Over the years it flourished and had a 5-storey building with hundreds of students from the local poor families. During Emergency, the area was ear...

  • Permission to sell waqf properties will destroy waqfs

    New Delhi: The inclusion of a proposal to allow the sale of waqf properties in the proposed Waqf Bill will be detrimental to the future of waqfs in India, said Mufti Ataur Rahman Qasmi, Chairman of the Shah Waliullah Institute, while delivering...

  • Maulana Marghoobur Rahman

    Deoband, U.P.:  The new Hijri year 1432 came with a sad news for Darul Uloom Deoband and its alumni spread all across the world. Maulana Marghoobur Rahman, Mohtamim (Rector) of the great institution, died on 8 December in his hometown Bijn...

  • Books written by Dr Omar Khalidi

    Muslims in Indian Economy (2006) Publisher: Three Essays Collective. Muslims in the Deccan: A Historical Survey (2006). Publisher: Global Media Publications. An Indian Passage to Europe: The Travels of Fath Nawaz Jang (2006). Publisher: Oxf...

  • Omar Khalidi, chronicler of Indian Muslims

    By Mohammed Ayub Khan The untimely death of Dr. Omar Khalidi leaves a huge void in the field of Indian Muslim studies in general and in Hyderabad studies in particular. The author of more than two dozen books and scores of academic article...

  • No culture or civilisation without tolerance

    New Delhi: “We need tolerance today more than any time in the past. There will be no civilzaion and culture in the world without tolerance. It is important to note that all religions have taught tolerance”, said Vice President of In...

  • JIH Press Meet

    New Delhi: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind held its monthly press meet on 6 July in which it said the sacking of the elected democratic government of Dr Mursi in Egypt is a murder of democracy and  conspiracy of anti-Islam internal and external force...

  • Support to Ishrat family

    Encounter victim Ishrat Jahan’s mother Shamima Jahan and sister Musarrat Jahan visited Delhi in early July where a number of programmes were held in their honour and to show support to their cause. This included a media interaction at the...

  • Lecture on the counter-revolution in Egypt

    New Delhi: Dr. Mohammad Morsi and his team were unable to apprehend the dangers in advance as they were new to the art of administration and political manipulations, said Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan, editor of The Milli Gazette while delivering a lec...

  • A solo exhibition of calligraphic art

    Aligarh: A solo exhibition of Islamic Calligraphy by Afzal Ahmad titled Reflections was held recently in the Kennedy Auditorium of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh .Afzal Ahmad who comes from Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh did his graduation and pos...

  • Matheran loses heritage marathon

    Matheran Rails could not find a berth in the UNESCO list of “heritage” sites. Inspite of best efforts the Indian Railways could not sustain its campaign and had to withdraw its application. Jantar-Mantar could get its claim recognis...

  • Qutub Shahi legacy of Hyderabad

    By Azmathulla Shariff azmathulla35@gmail.com The remnants of Qutub Shahi heritage of Golkonda fort and Qutub Shahi tombs that lie to the southwest overlooking the city of Hyderabad remained ignored by successive governments. These herita...

  • Grand international mushaira in Washington

    By Zafar Iqbal raabta.india@gmail.com   “   The Washington Aligarh Alumni mushaira is unique and I had been looking forward to come back here,” said Javed Akhtar, fam...