Special Reports

  • IG Khan Memorial Lecture

    Aligarh: Noted journalist and rural development expert, P. Sainath, delivered the Eighth IG Khan Memorial Lecture on 9 March at the Kennedy Auditorium of AMU. Sainath, Rural Correspondent of The Hindu, spoke on "India in the Age of Inequal...

  • Justice Verma and Sainath lecture at AMU

    Aligarh: Justice J.S. Verma, Former Chief Justice of India said that in any society the essence of justice is fairness. The plain truth is that our civil society cannot escape from the responsibility of fostering the concept of genuine gender j...

  • IOS holds two-day international conference on India and Muslim World in the 21st Century

    New Delhi: Institute of Objective Studies (IOS), a Delhi-based research centre, organised here a two-day international conference at the Constitution Club during 15-16 February on "India and the Muslim World in the 21st Century" with ...

  • PIL against mosque in Navi Mumbai

    Navi Mumbai: Hindutva communalists are up in arms to prevent construction a mosque in an area with a Muslim population of around 30% according to a local resident reached by MG. Sumitra Kadu, a resident of the area, has filed a PIL saying the 1...

  • PFI’s march for Muslim Reservation

    Trivandrum: Popular Front of India held Rajbhavan march today in Kerala on 11 March as part of its National campaign for Muslim reservation. Hundreds of people lined up in the march, which began in front of Press Club and was  stopped by t...

  • Silent march to protest fake Batla House Encounter

    Azamgarh: On 9 April, Association for Welfare, Medical, Educational and Legal Assistance (AWMELA), organised a peaceful march to protest the fake Batla House Encounter. The march was led by Dr. Javed Akhtar, President AWMELA, along with Maulana...

  • Muslims visit Kumbh

    A delegation of Muslim activists arrived at Kumbh on 29 March. They were warmly welcomed by Shiv Kumar Jha and Sadhvi Gita and stayed in the tent of Maa Shri Pragiyaa of Save Ganga Mission near the bank of Ganga. Within an hour of their arrival...

  • AWMELA meets press over Batla reports

    Azamgarh (21st March 2010): A young Muslim youth Afroz Alam Sahil, student of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, has sought Post-mortem reports of Atif, Sajid and Inspector Sharma (died as a result of Batla House fake encounter) through RTI. When...

  • Students Islamic Organisation of India demands judicial probe in Batla House encounter

    New Delhi: The Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIOI), a forum of Muslim students on 24 March sought judicial probe in the high profile Batla House encounter that took place in New Delhi in September 2008, in which the Delhi Police kille...

  • Celeberating Moosa Raza

    By Shafee Ahmed KO Chennai: Moosa Raza former I.A.S. officer who served as principal secretary to the chief minister of Gujarat and chief secretary of Jammu & Kashmir government and as an advisor to the UP governor, secretary to the go...

  • Statement by Home Minister is insufficient, practical steps needed: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind

    New Delhi: "We welcome the statement of Home Minister Shushil Kumar Shinde that the poison of hatred and communalism being spread for a long time in the country by organisations like RSS and BJP should be brought to an end.  Mr. Shind...

  • Seminar on Arabic in India

    A two-day national seminar on Arabic literature in India was held at the Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi during 6-7 February. The seminar discussed the past, present and future of Arabic in India. Besides teachers of Arabic from various Indian ...

  • Alliance School Murshidabad’s 5th annual day

    Uttar Ghoshpara, Murshidabad: Alliance School Murshidabad held its 5th annual day here on 29 January at the school campus near Jalangi in Murshidabad district. The school has now reached class 6 and has more than 400 students. Once the capital ...

  • A history sheeter called Ramakant

    Rama Kant Yadav, BJP-MP from Azamgarh is a classic example of political aaya Ram-gaya Ram for changing parties one after the other. A mafia don-turned petty politician, he joined and left almost all important political parties, i.e., Congress, ...

  • BJP gangster MP attacks Ulama Council activists

    Azamgarh: Tension prevailed in Phoolpur town of Azamgarh district in eastern UP with the death of one person and injuries to a few others in firing. According to available information, President of Rashtrya Ulama Council, Maulana Amir Rishadi a...

  • Gulf needs Indian workers: Arab League envoy

    Kochi: As the economic recession starts to fade away several Arab countries will continue to attract Indian professionals and skilled workers, said Ahmed Salem Al-Washishi, Head of Mission in India of the 22-nation Arab League here on 13 August...

  • PFI organises freedom parade in Kannur, Idukki

    Malappuram: The Popular Front of India (PFI) organised “freedom parade” in Kannur and Idukki on Independence Day. Nearly 1,500 PFI volunteers from various northern districts of Kerala including Malappuram and Kozhikode took part in ...

  • US panel puts India on watch list

    US government commission on religious freedom has placed India on its watch list citing an increase in violence against Christians in Orissa and Muslims in Gujarat. The US Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2009 country report ...

  • Not much done for Muslims: Buddha

    West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on 13 August accepted that there had hardly been any improvement in the condition of the community in the state in the last 30 years of the Marxist rule. The Chief Minister however quickly link...

  • West Bengal: bullets for seeking permission to offer namaz

    By Mukhtarul Haq Kolkata: What an irony that whereas on one side Budhadeb government of West Bengal after facing humiliating defeat at the hands of Muslims in the recent elections is trying to find ways to redress their grievances. On the ...