Special Reports

  • Yeh musalmaan jinhen dekh ke sharmaayen yahood

    Hyderabad: This is a scene three days before the Amawas Puja ceremony the Thousand Pillar Temple situated at Main Hanamkunda, Warangal. Many Muslim men and women participated in  the ceremony (left). Some Muslim women came in burkha with c...

  • Hindutva terror comes to Nepal

    By Zafarul-Islam Khan Police in Nepal on 5 Sept. arrested a man accused of masterminding a series of attacks on churches and mosques that have killed at least eight people in the last two years. Ram Prasad Mainali, who authorities allege i...

  • Priority to Muslim women: Khurshid

    New Delhi: In a meeting with the delegation of All India Democratic Women Association on 28 August, Minister for Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid assured that the Central Government will give priority to Muslims women. The delegation led by Sub...

  • Equal Opportunity Commission discussed

    By NM Salih New Delhi: India, the most unequal society with an alarmingly developing inequality, lacks proper authority to thwart growing disparity in social life of its people. To bridge this gap, the central government took a positive step ...

  • Human rights of prisoners stand suspended

    By Subhash Gatade subhash.gatade@gmail.com The letter sent by an undertrial Mukesh Kumar, at present lodged in Karnal Jail (Haryana) through his counsel to the Chief Justice of India makes depressing reading. The letter talks about the m...

  • Poor rendered shelterless in Bangalore

    The recent eviction drive which started on 18 January in Koramangala, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) quarters and its related devastation manufactured under the garb of providing better housing for the poor without any alternate arrangements...

  • WPI Holds Press Conference on Saffron Terror

    New Delhi: The Welfare Party of India held here on 23 January a press conference at the Delhi Press Club. Party Vice Presidents Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan and Maulana Abdul Wahab Khilji, General Secretary Dr SQR Ilyas and Secretary Dr Taslim Rahmani...

  • Owaisi’s official residence in Delhi attacked by Hindutva goons

    New Delhi: Hyderabad Member of Parliament and Majlis Itehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi’s official residence on the Ashoka Road in New Delhi was attacked by Hindutva goons in the evening of 8 January. Goons reportedly belonging...

  • Waqf Bachao Tehreek formed in Delhi

    New Delhi: A “Waqf Bachao Tahreek” was formed here during a meeting of concerned milli and social activists on 6 January. Though waqf properties have been systematically usurped and stolen over the years, the immediate provocation i...

  • Sale of children by father

    Hyderabad: Mohammad Aiyub, a resident of this city's Mumtaz colony went to Hyderabad Press Club to sell his children. His 5-year daughter was holding a placard on which was written 'Aulad barai farokht: Panch bachchian, do ladke' (c...

  • AWMELA holds awareness program for Swine Flu

    Azamgarh: Association for Welfare, Medical, Educational and Legal Assistance organized a program on 13 September 2009 in the Hall of Shibli National Inter College, Azamgarh, to create awareness for Swine Flu. Dr. K.M. Agarwal, CMO Azamgarh, Dr....

  • An evening with a “terror mastermind”

    Today I received a wonderful gift. It was from a boy called Imran, one of the 40 innocent Muslim boys (all between 17 and 25 years of age) who were arrested in relation to the bomb blasts in the twin cities of Hyderabad and  Secunderabad. ...

  • RSS and BJP script farwell of Adavni

    For the time being there has been an uneasy calm in the BJP camp.The dust seems to have settled for now but not for too long. After initial hiccup and confrontation L.K Advani has finally bowed reluctantly to the will of the RSS after having se...

  • Partition-Jinnah debate: don’t demonize Jaswant Singh

    By Firoz Bakht Ahmed firozbakhtahmed07@gmail.com The ghost of Partition is haunting us even today. Though I am a staunch supporter of Maulana Azad and not Jinnah, I feel that Jaswant Singh, the erstwhile Bhartiya Janata Party leader has ...

  • Popular Front forms Imam Council

    Chennai: Speakers at the All India Imams Council (AIIC) said that religious scholars, imams and madrasa teachers can play a leading role like a mentor in nurturing and empowering the Muslim community. Through their sermons, these religious head...

  • Qudsia Bagh to become Aggarwal Park!

    By Firoz Bakht Ahmed As Delhi’s famous Qudsia Bagh is going to be named “MM Aggarwal Park” (thanks to the MCD commissioner), a lot of ill-will has been created among the connoisseurs of history and lovers of this old-time...

  • Azamgarh reels under police high-handedness

    By Haider Abbas In what can be called as a proverbial indigenous narrative, Arvind Murti, a resident of Mau near Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, who is the editor of “Sachi Muchi” monthly published from Lucknow and an activist assoc...

  • What happened after the 2007 Hyderabad serial blasts?

    Two years have passed on the serial blasts which rocked the Hyderabad city in the year 2007, the first major one at Macca Masjid and subsequent police firing on innocent people and the twin blasts, one at Lumbini Park and another at Gokul Chat ...

  • KhaNdhar bataa rahe hainN imaarat buland thee...

    During a recent visit to Badaun, I snapped the house where Shakeel Badauni, the great poet of yester- years, was born and brought up. This house is situated on Shakeel Road. Like many houses in this locality, it looked in a dilapidated conditio...

  • Qila of Mahmoodabad on World Monument Watch List

    By Haider Abbas Lucknow: There are some moments of relief and contentment too, for instance, in the otherwise stiff circumstances, since at least 2005, when Raja Amir Muhammed Sulieman Khan of Mahmoodabad, district Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh, ...