Special Reports

  • Communal Riots 2009 – a review

    The year 2009 also did not witness major riots and this pattern is continuing since Gujarat riots of 2002. However, no year so far has been riot-free. Communal violence erupts on smaller scale in different places throughout India. It is interes...

  • Lucknow’s Amiruddaula Library

    Lucknow: At a time when several libraries including the British Council had shut down, the Amiruddaula Public library of Lucknow attracts readers from all age groups as one can go through rare ancient manuscripts to latest publications. Sit...

  • PFI’s health campaign

    Kadayanallur: Under Popular Front of India’s campaing for health and hygeine, a medical team and officials from health Department arrived at Kadayanallur and inspected drinking watertanks to search for mosquito larvae that cause viral fev...

  • Campaign against female foeticide

    Goa: The Girls Islamic Organization of India (GIO) Goa Chapter in association with Women’s Wing of Jamaat-e Islami Hind (JIH) Goa organized a week long statewide campaign against female foeticide in Goa during 9-16 January. The campaign w...

  • “The notorious tag will stick with me forever”

    On Sunday, 17 January, after Sewri Sessions Court acquitted him of terror charges, Maulana Ghulam Ilahi Yahya Baksh, 49, walked out of Arthur Road Jail, four years after his arrest on 13 January 2006. Maulana Yahya had been charged with harbour...

  • Ghalib’s decrepit haveli in Purani Dilli

    Firoz Bakht Ahmed   Poochhtey hein who ke Ghalib kaun hai/ Koi batlao ke hum batlayen kya? More weightage is given to politics than poetry, history or writing, it would seem. This is what I conclude after getting restored six (of a...

  • From Hut to IIIT

    Hyderabad: Here is the story of two poor students who got admission in IIIT, the prestigious institute being run by the Govt. of A. P. Interestingly both the students studied from 1st to the 10th class in Urdu medium schools. The first is M...

  • Tipu Sultan heritage in ruins

    By Azmathulla Shariff   The Tipu Sultan summer cottage atop famous monolithic rock of Nandi Hills, which bears testimony to the Tipu reign, is in need of immediate attention. The Archaeology as well as Horticulture departments seem...

  • Enough is Enough, Stop Arresting Innocent Youths

    New Delhi: Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) is deeply concerned over the continued chain of kidnapping and arresting of innocent Muslim youths in the name of counter-terrorism across the country since long time. On one side, the pol...

  • SIO protests against illegal arrests of innocent youths and students

    New Delhi: “Hundreds of Muslim youths arrested under charges of terror have been declared as innocents and released from jails. In many cases, courts have castigated the police and intelligence agencies for filing false cases and fabricat...

  • Jamia alumnus gets French PhD in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

    + Pic HAMID KHAN has just been awarded a degree of PhD in Electrical Engineering by University Blaise Pascal in France. His topic was “Optimised Space Vector Modulation for Variable Speed Drives”. The research was carried ou...

  • MIT innovation award for Jamia graduate

    + Pic ASIF IQBAL, currently a System Design and Management Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology won the MIT Dr. Shoji Annual Award for Innovation in Information Technology this past November. Asif did his B.Tech. in Elect...

  • JIH decries arresting spree of Muslim youths on concocted terror charges

    + Pic By MG Correspondent New Delhi: Mere change of faces will not suffice because people of India demand performance, said Nusarat Ali, Secretary General Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) commenting on the recent cabinet reshuffle. The JIH...

  • Apex Court bails out Kazmi

    + Pix MG Correspondent New Delhi: Noted Urdu journalist Muhammad Ahmad Kazmi was finally a free man when Supreme Court of India granted him bail on 20 October with conditions that he will surrender his passport to the court and will ...

  • Mushawarat deliberates on burning issues

    + Pix New Delhi: The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM), the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, met here on 6 October at the AIMMM central office. The meeting was chaired by the...

  • ‘Ignorance is the mother of misunderstanding’

    Patna: Syed Abdullah Tariq, popularly known as the ambassador of communal harmony, said here ‘Ignorance is the mother of misunderstanding’. Many social conflicts take place because of misconceptions. Delivering a talk on ‘...

  • Urdu Caravan flagged off

    New Delhi: Last month a first of its kind initiative was taken to restore the lost glory of Urdu by launching the Urdu Heritage Caravan (UHC)  which was flagged off on 19 September from New Delhi. UHC is organised by Indian Development &am...

  • PFI holds rally at Jantar Mantar for release of innocents

    New Delhi: Thousands of people joined hands together on 15 September demanding the release of under-trail innocent Adivasis, Dalits and Muslims on bail. It was the culmination of PFI’s "Bail is the rule, release innocents from jail&q...

  • Association of Muslim Professionals meets at Delhi

    New Delhi: Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) Delhi Chapter organized a meeting here on 16 September. It was attended by its key members and associates from Delhi and northern cities. The meet was organized to interact, network and have ...

  • Goa’s Malbhat Masjid committee elected peacefully

    Margao: Sunni Jammat Musalmeen (SJM) Masjid at Malbhat here created history by electing it’s mosque committee peacefully instead of selecting as is usually done. The voting was held with ballot papers. Margao police said that the process ...