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  • Advantages of cupping therapy

    Dr. Yasir Arafath and Dr. Safina Cupping therapy is an age old method of treatment through a local suction on the skin after scarification in order to promote healing. It is an antique medical therapy practised traditionally since primitiv...

  • Question Westernism and Hindutva

    The forces of falsehood keep questioning Islam and Muslims, and Muslims, naive as they are, not understanding the strategies of the global and national forces of hegemony, just keep answering their questions. There are innumerable questions and...

  • Sorrows of the Valley

    Humra Quraishi I realise for the last four weeks I have been focusing steadily on the Kashmir valley , an area I have been covering and reporting on for over 25 years. A region and its people I bond with. It gets emotionally traumatic ...

  • The horrors inflicted on Kashmiris

    Iftikhar Gilani In a surgical ward of All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi anyone, however  hard hearted he may be, happens to witnesses an eight year old Asif being consoled and encouraged by his father, Abdul Rashid,...

  • JNU researcher’s harrowing Israel experience

    Mohammed Sirajuddeen I am a regular PhD candidate working under the supervision of Dr. Ajay Gudavarthy at the Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. My research focus is the extraju...

  • Did Ashoka’s embracing Buddhism & promoting ahimsa weaken India?

    The past is used by communal politics to serve the present agenda. In India, we have the use of medieval history where Muslim kings are presented as “aggressors due to whom Hindu society had to suffer”. We are also witnessing the di...

  • What should be the Muslim electoral strategy

    Former MP, Mr. Mohammad Adeeb, in his article (MG, 1-15 July, 2016) has rightly pointed out the devaluation of Muslim leadership. He has exhorted all Muslim leaders, irrespective of their party affiliations, to get together to contemplate the p...

  • Achievements of NWADCO in 2.5 years almost nil

    New Delhi: National Waqf Development Corporation (NWADCO) was started about 2.5 years ago with great pomp and show but during this rather long period virtually nothing has been achieved. This was admitted by no other person than the minister fo...

  • Implicated in terror for teaching cupping

    Mumbai: Maharashtra ATS implicated a Muslim youth in terror for teaching Hijamah (cupping). Mullawala Muhammad Yusuf Shaikh of Mumbai was deported by the US in 2007 on suspicion of being in contact with some terror organisation only because he ...

  • Review of Sachar Committee’s impact on Muslims: Prof. Kundu suggests their inclusion in SC

    New Delhi: A meeting sponsored by Delhi Minorities Commission's Chairman, Qamar Ahmad was held in India Islamic Cultural Centre on 4 August to review and discuss the impact / progress of Sachar Committee’s recommendations for improvin...

  • Saffron camp’s disrespect for dissent

    The peremptory sacking of Outlook magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Krishna Prasad provides another example of the saffron camp’s disrespect for dissent. It does not take much insight to realise that the editor paid the price for his b...

  • Sartorially fixated PM

    This is the achievement of this sartorially fixated PM who’s too fussy over his appearance in public. This shows his chaiwala complex. When a person rises to a very high position from a humble background, s/he is more conscious about peri...

  • My professor, Dr Said

    I can’t claim to being a direct student of Edward W Said, one of the greatest minds in the recorded history of mankind, along with Jacques Derrida of Sorbonne University, Paris and the Italian genius Umberto Eco of Bologna University. Ala...

  • NDA govt close to restoring land to RSS outfits

    New Delhi: The BJP-led NDA government has inched closer to restore prime plots allotted to 26 socio-cultural organisations in the Capital that were cancelled by the previous UPA regime in 2004 citing norm violations. A majority of these organis...

  • Gau rakshaks taught lesson to Dalits

    Raja Singh (39), who is an MLA from Goshamahal in Hyderabad, is known as Rajabhaiyya in his constituency and claims protection of cows to be his life’s mission. He said that Dalits who were found skinning dead cows or carrying cow meat de...

  • BJP worker killed by cow vigilantes

    Udupi :  In the coastal district of Udupi of Karnataka, members of VHP and Hindu Jagran Vedik (HJV) killed a BJP activist by beating him to death. According to information, as soon as a tempo reached the site with three calfs, VHP and HJV ...

  • Bullying by Jats pushes labourers to migration

    Bijnore:  Dozens of Muslims from a village under thana Kotwali Shehr of Bijnore, who are fed up with the highhandedness of the Jats of the village, are about to leave the area. They wrote a letter to the area Superintendent of Police warni...

  • 2078 communal riots during Modi’s rule

    New Delhi: Congress spokesman and former union minister Kapil Sibal while speaking in a press conference in AICC (All India Congress Committee) meeting, said that whereas on one side there have been as many as 2078 communal riots in the country...

  • Ban on “red meat” in Allahabad

    Allahabad: Pollution Control Board (PCB) has suddenly banned red meat i.e. mutton and buffalo meat in this city and issued notices to slaughter houses and shops selling meat because of which the old slaughter house in Itala has closed and peopl...

  • Muslim condition unchanged even ten years after the Sachar Report

    New Delhi :  The Sachar Committee Report, submitted ten years ago, had stressed intensive work for Indian Muslims’ economic, educational and political empowerment. But even ten years later the situation on the ground has not changed....