Focus

  • Neros watch as Kashmir burns

    By Anis Ahmad anis49@gmail.com   Since the beginning of armed insurgency in Kashmir Valley in the late 1980s, there has hardly been any long stretch of time when the violence has subsided. However, before the beginning of the present...

  • Poetic Justice From Prosaic Nitish

    By Soroor Ahmed Patna: As you sow, so do you reap. The upper caste leaders, bureaucrats, academics and opinion-makers and the Hindutva Brigade are ruing their lot in Bihar. The man they promoted, nurtured and projected as the backward cast...

  • Communal elements make life for Muslims difficult in U.P. villages

    Communal elements are making life difficult for Muslims in U.P. villages. After the spate of riots, come kidnappings and rapes of vulnerable Muslim women in villages.

  • Sikhs rebuild mosque demolished in 1947

    In a historic gesture, Sikhs of Punjab have rebuilt a mosque demolished during the Partition riots of 1947 and handed it over to the Muslims of the area. The mosque is situated in village Sarwarpur which is situated at a distance of ten kilomet...

  • Deoband fatwa and media politics

    A fatwa was picked up recently by a national daily, known for its periodic itching to make fun of Islam and Muslims. It splashed it on the front page on 12 May with a misleading headline saying "Women’s earning haram, says Deoband&qu...

  • Muslims compelled to leave Swarnim Gujarat

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar): This city recently witnessed the fact that the atmosphere created by the Gujarat pogrom of 2002 is still fresh and Muslims of that state are even now migrating from that state due to persecution. A group of 22 Muslims from ...

  • 85 more families need urgent help

      Following the fire in two villages on 5 and 6 April 2013 in Murshidabad (West Bengal) as reported in the previous issue on this page, we at Charity Alliance were only able to distribute tin corrugated sheets to 40 families out o...

  • New Urdu daily from Delhi

    New Delhi: A new Urdu daily newspaper, “Qaumi Salamti” has been launched here on 17 April. This newspaper was in fact registered in 2006 but has been launched only now. The printer and publisher of this Urdu daily is Siraj Paracha, ...

  • Demographic Dividend and Indian Muslims - i

    The objective here is to drive the community to face the challenges and prepare to capitalize on the dividend. It will be a dividend if we accelerate our preparation, else it will be a curse.

  • Muslims and Congress

    Home Minister Shinde’s apology to the BJP/RSS was seen as a slap in the face of the Muslim community which is the victim of the Hindutva terror twice over

  • Mulayam out to woo Muslim religious heads

    As the Muslims await for the release of their innocent youths arrested on fake charges of terrorism and fulfillment of other promises made by the Samajwadi Party over a year back during UP assembly elections

  • Three innocent Muslim “terrorists”

    New Delhi: Though there are thousands of prisoners in Indian jails who even after long years of incarceration are still waiting for their cases being taken up by courts for hearing, there is no dearth of persons who are wrongly arrested by poli...

  • Terror against Muslims is not accidental

    Indian police is biased against Muslims. This is a known fact and Muslims have been for decades crying hoarse about it. Even an IPS officer, Vibhuti Narain Das (now vice chancellor of a university), has authoritatively stated this fact of daily...

  • Delhi Muslims protest for the Rohingyas

    New Delhi: Indian Muslim organizations and human rights bodies demonstrated near Myanmar embassy in the capital on 9 April against the continuous violation of human rights and violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Indian Muslim ...

  • After EU’s tight slap, “Muslims” lick Modi’s feet

    Ahmedabad: “United Force for Peace & Harmony”, an unknown social group of some Muslims living in Gujarat led by financier Zafar Sareshwala, has taken a “serious note” of statements made by German members of Parliamen...

  • Jamia graduates earn laurels

    New Delhi: An alumnus of Jamia Millia Islamia has achieved a significant honour for himself, his alma mater and the country. A paper co-written by Danish Nadeem, who graduated in computer science from the Jamia in 2002. Later he obtained Master...

  • UPA Govt routinely spies on Muslims

    New Delhi: In what gives away the treacherous, conspiratorial and anti-Muslim nature of our intelligence agencies, the central government has acquired sensitive technology from Israeli companies (Comverse and Verint) among others to routinely s...

  • Mr. Tariq Anwar, it’s your NCP in Maharashtra which has done the greatest damage to Muslim image

    What should be done if we want to put a full stop to fake encounters, false terror attacks, their fabricated investigations and arrests of innocent Muslim boys. There is at least one thing we should learn from Modi?

  • Katju appeals to Media: exercise restraint in terror cases

    Chairman of the Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju has appealed to the media to exercise restraint in reporting cases of bomb blasts and other terrorist activities. Asking the media to avoid anything which could promote communal ha...

  • Where is Indian Mujahidin’s headquarter?

    The government must tell: who is the chief of Indian Mujahidin, where is its headquarter and why its HQ has not been sealed so far? Has the opening of Israeli embassy in India anything to do with the sudden wave of hatred against Muslims? If no ba...