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  • Peaceful coexistence possible with unity among the followers of Abrahamic faith

    New Delhi: Asad Mirza, Urdu journalist who was at one time associated with BBC and now with the British High Commission in Delhi as the editor of its Urdu magazine British Jaaiza (British Review), points out in his book The Abrahamic Religions ...

  • BJP suspends 7 J&K MLAs for cross-voting

    New Delhi: The BJP Parliamentary Board on 20 April suspended its seven MLAs in Jammu & Kashmir Assembly, including Leader of the Opposition and veteran party leader Chaman Lal Gupta, for defying party whip and voting for the ruling National...

  • Corruption galore

    According to the data from the National Crime Records Bureau, in 2008, of the 8,554 cases that came up for investigation with state anti-corruption/vigilance departments under the PCA and related IPC sections, only 268 persons were punished by ...

  • Why WB Muslims left the Left?

    Kolkata: The Sachar Committee report, which exposed the real socio-economic and educational condition of Muslims in West Bengal, ignited the fire that is now set to burn down the 33-year-old regime of the Left Front. Other major factors why Mus...

  • IOS silver jubilee celebrations

    New Delhi: “India will be ahead of the US in knowledge and development in the next three decades. At a time when it is emerging rapidly as a country having the greatest population of youths in this world, it is very necessary to put in gr...

  • Workshop on awareness and capacity-building of Muslim Women

    Bangalore: A two-day workshop was held here during 9-10 April on awareness and capacity-building of Muslim Women organized by the Indian Social Institute, Centre for Study of Society and Secularism and the Talent Promotion Trust. Dr. K. M. Geor...

  • Congress and BJP want to grab a share of the pie from Anna’s crusade

    Anna Hazare virtually hijacked the corruption issue from the BJP. But towards whom he is tilted or who encouraged him to do so is a wild guess for every one of us to make. Congress and BJP want to extract political mileage out of Anna Hazare&rs...

  • Anjuman Taraqqi-e Urdu Bihar’s old demand fulfilled partly

    Patna: Abdul Qaiyyum Ansari, secretary of Anjuman Taraqqi-e Urdu, Bihar said in a press statement that the decision taken by Bihar’s chief minister Shri Nitish Kumar to appointment Urdu teachers in 67,000 primary and middle schools of Bih...

  • Shibli Academy releases Hindi biography of Shibli

    Azamgarh: Shibli Academy commenced the programme of Hindi translation of its books with the publication of the Hindi version of Rahmat-i Alam famous biography of the Prophet (peace be upon him). There has long been a demand for a biography of A...

  • Modi wanted Muslims to be taught a lesson: top cop

    Ahmedabad: A senior police officer from Gujarat, Sanjiv Bhatt, has accused Chief Minister Narendra Modi of wanting to teach Muslims “a lesson” after the Godhra train attack in 2002 killed 59 Hindus. Modi reportedly told senior offic...

  • Of Praise for Mr Modi

    Calling the chief minister of Gujarat “Nero” by the Supreme Court was a way of describing the rule of Ravana that Gujarat has been undergoing even now. Modi may gloat over the praises showered on him by an American officer of the US...

  • Fight between Deobandis and Barelvis leads to the death of a person in mosque

    Muradabad: Fight between Deobandis and Barelvis is nothing new. One such fight in a mosque in Dalpatpur in Muradabad district resulted in the death of a youngman and serious injuries to seven persons. According to police, tension and disagr...

  • “Waqf Development Agency a conspiracy”

    New Delhi: A news item published in an Urdu daily said that the ruling UPA government through its ministry for minorities affairs has been using, or proposes to use Waqf properties worth billions or even trillions of rupees spread throughout th...

  • Rahmania Inter College recognised as Muslim minority institution

    Modha (Hamirpur): Rahmania Inter College of Modha, Hamirpur district (UP) has at long last, after 35 years of legal battle, been recognised as a Muslim minority educational institution but the bureaucratic class of the state is even now trying ...

  • Amendment bill takes away Waqf from Muslim domain: Zafar Mahmood

    While framing the Waqf Bill 2010, the Ministry of Minority Affairs has provided that where the line of succession of Mutawalli (person incharge of a certain waqf property) breaks, the income of the waqf shall be spent for education, development...

  • Saffron War unveils Hindutva terrorism: Sandeep Pandey

    Lucknow: Saffron War - A war against nation - a documentary based on the communal terrorist politics being pursuaded by the BJP MP and the current head of the Gorakhnath Peeth Yogi Adityanath - was screened here on 16 April at UP Press Club. Th...

  • Lucknow shows solidarity with Bahrain & Libya

    The echo of Middle East has reverberated through India and equally spilled over the streets of Lucknow where, on April 3, a procession of more than 25,000 people marched from Maqbara Saadat Ali Khan to Imambara Shahnajaf, covering in-between a ...

  • Christians up in arms against profiling order in MP

    Christians in Madhya Pradesh are demanding probe by a Central agency over a police circular on 22 March that ordered profiling of Christians and churches in the state. The order has triggered alarm and anger in the community. The Madhya Pradesh...

  • It’s Islam versus Muslims in UP Census 2011

    It isn’t long back, as memory is still fresh, about how the erstwhile National Democratic Alliance (NDA) went to town, over the findings of the Census 2001, which was released in 2004, and it was declared that Muslim growth rate had incre...

  • Fight against corruption & communalism must go hand-in-hand

    New Delhi: South Asian Minorities Lawyers Association (SAMLA) on 21 April called upon the government and civil society groups to give equal importance to the fight against communalism as has been afforded against corruption. In a resolution pas...