Special Reports

  • Origin and Development of Hinduism

    The Institute of Objective Studies organised a lecture on the “Origin and Development of Hinduism” on September 12, 2015. President, Universal Knowledge Trust and former Secretary General, IOS, A R Agwan, spoke on the subject. He he...

  • The Killer Dengue and the sordid saga of poor governance!

    Last week there was an outcry in the print, electronic and social media as Avinash Rout, 7, and Aman Sharma, 6, died of dengue after allegedly being denied treatment by private hospitals. Avinash's parents committed suicide following his de...

  • Qaidi No. 100 released in Srinagar

    Srinagar: The second edition of Anjum Zamrooda Habib’s Qaidi No. 100 as well as its Hindi translation were released here by New Delhi-based Pharos Media publishing house on September 5. Zafarul-Islam Khan speaking during the book...

  • Building an Inclusive Civilisation in India

    New Delhi: The Institute of Objective Studies organised a lecture on “Building an Inclusive Civilisation in India: Experiments in Good Governance and Human Rights by Muslim Rulers”  here on 22  August. Delivering the lectu...

  • Mushawarat golden jubilee celebrated

    All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the apex body of Indian Muslim organisations and eminent personalities, held its golden jubilee at Delhi’s India Islamic Cultural Centre on 31 August. Inaugurated by the Vice President of India, Moham...

  • Prominent Faizabad mosque attacked

    Early on 18 August anxiety gripped the town of Faizabad as word spread about a prominent mosque being set afire by unidentified miscreants the previous night. A part of the Madani Masjid, located in Faizabad’s Mughalpura locality...

  • India Frees Top Hindu Terror Suspects

    Rudabah Simrah   New Delhi: Rights activists and Muslims in India are outraged as the country’s National Investigating Agency (NIA) has decided not to oppose the bail application of a Hindu terror suspect, who confessed being a m...

  • JIH demands release of Caste & Religion-Based Data

    New Delhi: Jamaat-e Islami Hind on 1 August demanded the release of the caste-based data through the recently released Socio Economic and Caste (SECC) Census. Addressing JIH's monthly press conference at its headquarters here, Secretary Gen...

  • Mysuru youth bags Rs. 1 cr. fellowship

    Mysuru: A city youth, Syed Usman Taqui, has topped the global ranking list for the Erasmus Mundus fellowship, a European scholarship programme. The fellowship, amounting to 1,29,900 euros (almost equivalent to Rs. 1 crore), has been awarded...

  • Hapless Rohingyas of Mewat get aid

    New Delhi:  Thousands of Rohingya Muslims residing in six camps across Mewat received aid from Indian Muslims on 3 August. The provision of the aid was made possible with the efforts of former MP, Muhammad Adeeb and his friends who had ear...

  • IOS Eleventh Shah Waliullah Award to Maulana Syed Mohammad Rabey Nadwi

    New Delhi: Institute of Objective Studies conferred its eleventh Shah Waliullah Award “on Education in Islamic Perspective,” upon Maulana Syed Mohammad Rabey Hasani Nadvi, President, All India Personal Law Board and Rector, the worl...

  • Civil outrage in India, abroad at govt. action against Teesta

    New Delhi: Demonstrations were held across the country and abroad in solidarity with Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand and their colleagues who are being hounded by the Gujarat government and Central agencies for their consistent support to the vict...

  • "Father of Modern Lahore" remembered

    Islamabad / Karachi: Patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hindu Council and MNA Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani has asked the Punjab Government to include introductory lessons for awareness about the "Father of Modern Lahore", Sir Ganga Ram, in the e...

  • Shia-Sunni pray Eid together

    New Delhi: Almost 10,000 devout from Shia and Sunni Muslims offered Eid prayers together - for the first time in memory - at the Jamia Millia Islamia mosque here on the occasion of Eidul Fitr on 18 July. The All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat...

  • A new innovative magazine for children

    Bangalore: There are scores of  Islamic children's magazines, print as well as online.  Considering the technological advances made and kids'  tech-savviness, these magazines hardly cater to their needs. In this scenario,...

  • Rohingya refugees at Aligarh get aid, first time

    New Delhi:  198 families of Rohingya Muslims, staying in Aligarh's Turkman Gate, near Allana factory, got any kind of aid for the first time on 8 July, when a delegation of Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat, led by its general secretary, Muft...

  • VP to inaugurate Mushawarat golden jubilee

    New Delhi: 7 July, 2015: The All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the apex body of Indian Muslim organizations and eminent personalities, will celebrate its golden jubilee by holding a conference on 31 August. Vice President Shri Hamid Ansari ...

  • Record number of Muslims selected for UPSC

    By Abdul Rashid Agwan The UPSC 2014 civil services results have been declared. Top four positions went to women and a record 37 Muslim candidates cracked the exam. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced on 4 July the ...

  • Goan Muslims welcome Ramadan

    Goan Muslims welcome Ramadan by distributing food kits. All Goa Muslim Educational & Social Welfare Society welcomed Ramadan by organising ‘Ramzan Kit’ distribution programme on 21 June at Posh English School, Navelim, ...

  • First Telugu Islamic TV Channel

    India, with the second biggest Muslim population in the world, has hundreds of TV channels mostly news and entertainment in almost all the regional languages but almost none to present Islam and Muslim issues. To fill this gap, Univers...