National

  • Modi flatters Gujarat Muslims

    There’s one Muslim MLA of Congress who is inching closer to Chief Minister Narendra Modi day by day. Sabir Kabliwala, two-time Congress MLA from Ahmedabad’s Muslims dominated Jamalpur constituency. Next year in December Gujarat ...

  • Modi, law-and-order and Hindutva

    Gujarat CM Narendra Modi has successfully cultivated the image of a no-nonsense, law-and-order enforcing politician among Gujarat voters. This image of Modi as a strong, decisive leader is what his BJP supporters hope will help him establish a ...

  • In Gujarat, only Modi is safe

    Speaking on the demands of Home and Education Department, Leader of opposition in the State Assembly Shaktisinh Gohil said that in Gujarat both “education and protection” have gone to the dogs. There are lots of vacancies in the police department....

  • Salam from Iraq — An Arab student’s ode to India

    Five years ago, when my friends and I arrived from Iraq to India, through ICCR scholarships, we were astonished by the noticeable contradictions. Despite being a non-petrol-exporting country, India is so rich in its agriculture, water resources, i...

  • Bhopal survivors ask India to learn from Fukushima

    By Pervez Bari (pervezbari[@]eth.net) Bhopal: Following the catastrophic tragedy that struck Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and Tsunami on March 11 last, the leaders of five NGOs working for the survivors of the December 1984 Bhop...

  • Verdict on Godhra: farcical conspiracy

    By A.J. Philip There are some incidents in life which we never forget. I was tuning into my transistor radio at a “technology-free” tourist resort in Assam, when I heard the news about the burning alive of several Hindu &ldqu...

  • JIH delegation visits Imam University in Riyadh

    Riyadh: Dr. Suleiman Abalkhail, president of Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh on 22 February held talks with a delegation from Jamaat-e-Islami Hind led by Professor Siddique Hassan Abdullah. Abdullah briefed the universit...

  • Govt turned down Sachar’s recommendation for Wakf cadre

    In order to minimise irregularity pertaining to waqf land across India and to ensure proper functioning of the Central Waqf Council and State Waqf Boards the Sachar Committee had recommended a new cadre on the line of civil services. But the re...

  • Demand for separate budget for Muslims out of the minorities budget

    The budget allocated for minorities is spent mostly for non-Muslim minorities and Muslims, the biggest minority, in actual practice are ignored or stand to lose but in spite of this bitter truth, RSS and its outfits make a hue and cry and accuse g...

  • Tomb being converted into a temple

    New Delhi: Delhi is probably the city where there are maximum number of tombs and mosques of historical importance in addition to many important buildings and monuments of national and historical importance.

  • Libyan oil is West’s main target

    New Delhi: Zafarul-Islam Khan, editor of the Milli Gazette delivered a lecture on the Libyan crisis on 19 March 2011 at the Jamaat-e Islami Hind headquarters here. It was chaired by JIH chief Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umri.

  • Pogrom 2002 an “internal Gujarati matter”: Modi

    When an American diplomat raised the horrific Gujarat communal violence of 2002 with Chief Minister Narendra Modi in November 2006, he was lectured by Modi on the “horrific human rights violations” by the United States. Michael S. O...

  • Black Money focus on the man at the back!

    Apart from the 18 names provided by the German government, there are hundreds more, yet the focus is only on Ali Hassan and Shahid Balwa. Any common denominator?

  • 26 names: the tip of black money iceberg

    New Delhi: Compelled to name the 26 Swiss bank depositors (in a sealed cover) to the Supreme Court, the nation is deprived of their names of this tip of the iceberg which threaten to ultimately destroy the Indian economy. At stake is the 22.5 l...

  • Anguish over the Muslim-specific Enemy Property Bill

    Lucknow: The political debate around the Enemy Property Amendment and Validation Bill 2010, seems to go on unabated. The last monsoon and the winter sessions of parliament witnessed uproarious scenes over the same.

  • Deep in Kandhamal villages, thugs enforce boycott

    As Archbishop Raphael Cheenath, now on a farewell pastoral tour of Kandhamal, extols the courage, faith and perseverance of the Dalit Panos and Tribal Kondh Christians of the central Orissa district in the face of unceasing Hindutva pressure, deep...

  • Police theory on Ishrat death doubted

    Special Investigating Team probing Ishrat Jahan encounter case has got some fresh evidence that questions Gujarat police claims that it was a genuine encounter. Police had claimed that they had fired in self defence. Some photographs recove...

  • Malegaon RDX was stolen from Army

    Malegaon residents have claimed that CBI while re-investigating 2006 Malegaon blast case in the town after Aseemanand’s confession told the local people that their investigation revealed that the RDX used in the Malegaon blast was stolen ...

  • Army directed to reopen Purohit probe

    The armed forces tribunal on 9 March has directed the army to reopen the Court of Inquiry against Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit, an accused in the Malegaon blast case. According to the tribunal the investigation against Purohit suf...

  • Muslim Police officer burnt alive in Rajasthan

    Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan): A police officer, Phool Muhammad, Station House Officer (SHO) of Mantown, district Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan was burnt alive in his car by an angry mob on 18 March. His brutal death led to a severe law and order pr...