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  • One thousand Muslims killed daily in the world; 90% killers are Muslims themselves

    Istamboul: According to Hurriyat Daily News, a Turkish newspaper, Prof (Dr) Mohmet  , Head of Religious Affairs Directorate while addressing a conference of World Islamic Scholars held in Istamboul said that about one thousand Muslims are ...

  • Muslims need not fear anybody; Azaan to be on loudspeaker as usual: BJP leader in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s BJP leader and also leader of the opposition in Maharashtra state assembly, Eknath Khadse assured a high level delegation of Bihar Residents Anjuman led by the Anjuman’s spokesperson Mahmoodul Hasan Hakeemi tha...

  • “Baghdadi’s movement is based on violence and narrow- mindedness; don’t get cheated by it: Maulana Salman

    Lucknow: Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama’s Hadees teacher and head of Jamiat Shababul Islam, Maulana Syed Salman Husaini Nadwi said, while describing the movement of Abu Bakr Baghdadi which  claims to aim setting up of an Islamic state in...

  • Modi’s inequality against non-Hindus questioned in European Parliament

    Member of the European Parliament Izaskun Bilbao Barandica on 23 July  raised question in the European Parliament on Prime Minister Modi’s remarks against Non-Hindus in India. The question has been directed to the European Commission...

  • Apex Court Acquits TADA Convicts

    By Wasi Ahmad Nomani In a historical judgment, Supreme Court of India has held that the statutory power given to a statutory authority can be exercised only by that authority, even a superior authority cannot exercise that power. Supreme C...

  • Threefold surge in male teenage drinking in India: Study

    New York: Revealing an alarming trend, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher has reported a threefold surge in the number of male teenagers drinking alcohol in India, especially in urban cities and poorer households. “The proporti...

  • Modi govt bans film on Muzaffarnagar riots

    Two hours and 27 minutes long “En Dino Muzaffarnagar” by Shubhradeep Chakravorty & Meera Chaudhary is going to be recorded in the history as the first documentary film banned under Prime Minister Modi. The gag order came on 30 J...

  • Indian scholar is revising Yusuf Ali's English translation of the Qur’an

    New Delhi: An Indian scholar is quietly revising the popular English translation of the Qur'an by Abdullah Yusuf Ali which was first published in early 1934 and later gained international popularity and acceptance when Saudi Arabia started ...

  • Misleading news about youths phone calls and joining ISIS angers parents

    Kalyan: The news published in newspapers that of the four Muslim youths missing from Kalyan, two have informed their family members on phone that they have joined ISIS ((Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) has made the parents worried and agitated...

  • Large quantity of dynamite and detonaters seized in UP town

    Lucknow: Large quantities of explosives including dynamite, wires and detonaters were recovered by police in Mahoba (UP)'s Kalpahad area on 11 July. According to information received from Police Directorate, Lucknow, Kalpahad police during ...

  • Anandpur's historical mosque awaits Muslims, Hindus illuminate it on festivals

    Lakhi Sarai: The old and historical mosque of Anandpur village (Bihar), like dozens of other historical and ancient monuments is deserted and is becoming a victim of the ravages of time because of neglect and absence of maintenance. There was a...

  • Azamgarh again targeted by secret agencies: raids on the excuse of 'Iraq connection'

    Azamgarh: These days secret agencies are out to find out Azamgarh's 'Iraq connection'. After the recent news of 4 (Muslim) youths living in Mumbai's Kalyan joining the onging war in Iraq secret agencies are trying to find out if...

  • Babri demolition case 22 years later

    Rai Bareily: The criminal case of the demolition of Ayodhya's Babri Masjid on 6 December 1992 which shook the entire country is pending in Rai Bareily's special court. Twenty-two years have elapsed since this mosque was demolished. Duri...

  • Prince Charming or the Vile Conjurer

    By Sanjiv Bhatt, IPS We have all heard of the fairy-tale where the frog turned into a prince when kissed by a princess. A somewhat similar situation seems to be upon us with 31 percent of the voters and the media having kissed and turned N...

  • Murder of youth, curfew in Sopore

    Curfew was imposed in north Kashmir’s Sopore town of Baramulla district, about 55 kilometres from city-centre, June 23, after a youth was killed and three others injured, when security forces allegedly resorted to firing to disperse prote...

  • Modi’s J&K visit

    In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the state, separatists here called for a shutdown and restrictions were imposed by the authorities in some parts of the old city. Almost all separatist groups here, including b...

  • J&K: High Court seeks status report on Kunan-Poshpura

    In a significant development here, High Court has sought status report on re-investigation and relief to victims in 1991 Kunan-Poshpora mass rape case. The High Court, July 1, sought status report of the reinvestigation into Kunan-Poshpora rape...

  • Dietary highhandedness of Jains

    Palitana, a town in Gujarat, dominated by ‘ahimsavaadi ‘ Jains, will soon be declared a ‘veg zone.’  Mind you, out of 50,000 people in this ‘sacred’ town, more than 15 percent are Muslims. Agreed, Jains ...

  • Irani & Azad: Chalk & Cheese

    Isn’t it ironic that Smriti Irani, HRD Minister looking after Education, is not even a graduate? One can check her affidavit at ECI site, page 11. It’s a matter of national shame that a semi-educated person like her will now appoint...

  • Comitted to progress of minorities: Najma

    New Delhi: Union minister for minorities affairs Mrs Najma Heptullah said here while talking to media persons that the BJP-led NDA government will leave no stone unturned for the welfare and progress of minorities, including Muslims. She said t...