Special Reports

  • First Karkare Award presented

    Chennai: The first 'Karkare Award' was presented to the Lohiate socialist leader Radha Kant Yadhav on 27 February. The award carries a citation and One Lakh rupees cash award.

  • Young Hussain has big "robotic" dreams

    Ishan Hussain (right), a student of the 8th grade at Somerville School, Vasundhra, Delhi, won his first-ever award recently. He is the 3rd position holder of the robotics event of the technocultural fest at the faculty of Engineering and Techno...

  • Ms. Rahila Khatoon, the first visually-challenged research scholar

    First visually challenged research scholar, Ms. Rahila Khatoon has been conferred upon the doctorate in Urdu at the Aligarh Muslim University. Ms. Rahila Khatoon was awarded PhD on “Literary Contributions of Ahmad Jamal Pasha" u...

  • AMU students new team inaugurated

    Aligarh: The installation function of the office bearers of the newly elected Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union (AMUSU) was organized here on January 27 in the Kennedy Auditorium. The programme was presided over by the Vice Chance...

  • Young orphan wins award and accolades

    For 13-year-old Master Mohammad Nurul Huda, it was a moment of great pride as the young orphan received accolades from thousands of citizens who came to see the Republic Day parade on 26 January at the historical Vijay Chowk. Nurul Huda was awa...

  • Mushawarat statement on Jasmine Revolution

    New Delhi, 5 February 2011: All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM), the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, said here today that the wishes of the Egyptian and other Arab peoples for a free and democratic polity must be respecte...

  • India supports Egyptian people’s struggle

    New Delhi: Students and political activists across India came out in strong support of the people of Egypt against the tyranny and US-backed dictatorship of President Hosni Mubarak who has been ruling Egypt for the last three decades presiding ...

  • The last voyage of a non-Muslim devotee of Imam Husain

    Faizabad: The city of Faizabad was filled with an air of gloom and mourning on the death of Ishwar Chand Sharma, a great devotee of Hazrat Imam Husain, who used to come to Faizabad every year from his hometown Kaithal in Haryana for the past 28 ye...

  • Myth of Vibrant Gujarat

    Nearly nine years after the carnage of Gujarat (Feb 2011), a perception has been created that Gujarat is developing with rapid strides, there is all peace and harmony and minorities are happy. Like ‘Shining India’ a word has been coined, ‘Vibrant ...

  • Assam under National Register of Citizens cloud

    Minority bodies argue that as the 1951 NRC was not prepared under any specific rule, in contrast to the present NRC which is going to be prepared on the basis of Citizenship (Registration of Citizenship and issue of National Identity Cards) Rule 2...

  • Munshi Nawal Kishore & Indo-Islamic culture and civilization

    New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia’s Department of Urdu organised Munshi Nawal Kishore Memorial Lecture on 20 December in which Prof. Shah Abdus Salam, OSD of Rampur’s Raza Library said that in view of his (Nawal Kishore) overall services and his cul...

  • The Man who dared to defy the majority

    'Who breaks the ice is also ready to pay the price,' wrote the US President Gerald Ford. A whistle-blower has the courage of conviction to face the music because he’s an upholder of truth, justice and integrity. Bullets and threats don’t frighten ...

  • Muslim education is a must for India’s growth: AFMI

    Ahmedabad: India cannot achieve progress, prosperity, growth and development without the involvement and contribution of educated Muslim community was the core message of American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) convention which was ...

  • Burqa-clad Tamil woman shows the way

    The Muslim society never approved us as social activists, and we were often scoffed at and jeered rudely. This happened more than once, recalls Umai adding that while seeking donations, a pittance would be thrown at us with an advice to sit in our...

  • "Sons of Babur" - Search for Indianness

    New Delhi: With stage production of Sons of Babur (Babur ki Aulad), Salman Khurshid asserts his Indian identity inspite of his alien roots. Grappling with the contemporary contempt for all Indian Muslims who have been castigated as Babur ki Aulad ...

  • Nuclear treaty: American and Hindu “bomb” to rule the world

    New Delhi: There may be strong difference of opinions between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi over extreme Hindutva; but USA is, on a large scale, Promoting Hindutva through indoctrination or propaganda. State’s financial support for research on Hi...

  • VHP reiterates Ram Mandir resolve, Mahant Gyandas says VHP a collection of fraudsters

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad in a rally in the national capital on 12 December said that the VHP would not tolerate construction of any mosque at the disputed area in Ayodhya. The VHP has asked the political parties to work towards building a Ram temple ...

  • Peace posture unmasked: fangs bared

    Those who were commending that both sides demonstrated restraint in post-30 September phase must correct themselves. The peace posture was a façade. How does a crane gobble its prey in a pond. By standing motionless, without stirring so that a gul...

  • Right to Education Act to safeguard minorities

    New Delhi: Kapil Sibal, union minister for human resources development, had to face strong opposition on certain provisions of the compulsory Right to Education Act from minority institutions and Muslim leadership. Concerns were voiced about a few...

  • Jangpura Masjid: High Court did not order demolition

    The High Court did not order the demolition of the masjid. The Delhi Wakf Board had informed DDA on 26 Oct 2010 that the 30-year-old masjid is located at a land owned by Delhi Wakf Board as per 35-year-old gazette notification and the Jamabandi of...