National

  • Riots in Gujarat continue unabated

    The crimes committed by the Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi are in public domain. However, whenever these are probed deeper the findings conclude that though he is guilty of those crimes yet he cannot be prosecuted. The latest SIT report a...

  • Communal riots in Rajasthan force Dalits to migrate

    Husheypur (Rajasthan): Communal riots between Muslim and Dalits in this village of Alwar district of Rajasthan resulted in large scale exodus of Dalits to other places. The origin of this unfortunate situation started on 19 January when a resid...

  • CBI challenges Lucknow Bench’s verdict on Advani & Co.

    New Delhi: CBI has challenged the verdict of Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow Bench of 20 May 2010 in which it upheld the earlier verdict of a special court of withdrawing criminal conspiracy charges against 21 BJP and RSS leaders in Babri ...

  • Seminar on Sirah literature

    Aligarh: Inaugurating a two-day national seminar on "Biography of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in modern Arabic Literature", Dr. Ibrahim Mohammad Al-Batshan, Cultural Attaché of the Saudi Arabia Embassy, said here on February 17 tha...

  • Godhra victims deserve our generous help

    Gujarat Muslims have been suffering under the BJP rule, especially since 2002. The lot of Godhra Muslims has been even worse since the fateful day when a coach of the Sabarmati Express was burnt there in February 2002. In the wake of that fateful ...

  • Symposium on communal harmony

    An Interfaith Symposium on the "Role of Religion in Maintaining Communal Harmony" was organised by Jamaat-e-Islami at Aligarh on 22 February. The symposium was organised as part of a one-week programme by Jamaat-e-Islami in Western Ut...

  • Service to mankind? How about donating 60 litres of blood

    Srinagar: Forty-five-year-old Srinagar resident Shabir Husain Khan has been rendering service to people in distress ever since he was thirteen when he for the first time donated his blood to save the life of his friend. His blood group is O-neg...

  • Jamia Millia Islamia is a minority institution

    New Delhi: National Commission for Minorities Educational Institutions, (NCMEI) which enjoys a semi-judicial status and powers, has granted minority status to Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia as it was founded by Muslims for the benefit of Musl...

  • Bajrang Dal leader arrested in Sultan Bellari murder case

    In a major breakthrough, the Maina Curtoriam police on 10 February recovered a chopper, koita and a knife from a river at Dabal Kirpal-Sanguem believed to have been used in the murder of Sultan Bellary. Sultan Bellari's headless body was fo...

  • Demand to keep Urdu out of regional list

    By including Urdu in the category of 'regional' languages, has not only secretly and fraudulently tried to kill Urdu and Urdu journalism but also tried to hurt the feelings of crores of lovers of Urdu and secular-minded people of the country by ch...

  • Kerala govt to use Shariah-based fund for roads

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Left Front government in Kerala plans to depend heavily on Shariah-based fund from Islamic countries for developing the road network in the state. The budget for 2011-12, presented by Finance Minister Thomas Issac in the...

  • Middle East Conflict discussed at AMU, Aligarh

    Aligarh: AMU students with the support of the newly elected students union organised a public meeting on 13 February at JF Kennedy Hall on Middle East and the origin of Israel. It was addressed by Dr. Obaidullah Fahad of AMU and Omair Anas of J...

  • Probe profiling of Muslims: Indian civil society

    Civil society in an open letter to the Home Minister P Chidambaram has demanded the appointment of a separate commission to suggest requisite changes in the law to ensure that the Muslims can also live as equal citizens in this country. These c...

  • Salma Ansari’s achievements — "Colours of my Rainbow"

    Bollywood actor Aamir Khan made a special trip to Delhi from the Berlin Film Festival to participate at the launch of a book Colours of my Rainbow on Vice President Hamid Ansari’s wife Salma Ansari’s work. The book highlights ef...

  • Deoband gets acting rector

    New Delhi: Darul Uloom Deoband's Majlis-e Shoora in its meeting held on 23 February unanimously decided to appoint Maulana Mufti Abul Qasim No’mani Banarsi, a member of Majlis-e Shoora, as the acting Mohtamim (Rector) of Darul Uloom w...

  • Modi wins hearts of Bohra community

    Ahmedabad: He came, he spoke and he conquered can sum up the one-and-a-half hours that he spent at the Burhani Expo, Chief Minister Narendra Modi did a Caesar two days back. Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community participating in the event from...

  • Brakes on the progress of Muslims in Gujarat

    New Delhi: Government of Gujarat and BJP leaders are never tired of saying that after Narendra Modi becoming the chief minister, all sections of the state’s population are making progress. Their claim is that Muslims also are getting opportunities...

  • Kashmir: Republic Day under tight security

    Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir): All roads leading to historic ‘ghanta ghar’ (clock tower) in Lal Chowk and the Bakshi Stadium, main venue for Republic Day parade, remained under tight security vigil here on the eve of January 26. ...

  • Kashmir: Banking takeover by RBI decried

    Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir): Both separatists and main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), criticized “handing over” of some of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank functions to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). They plead that the ...

  • Kashmir: Extension to Judicial Commission

    Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir): The Jammu and Kashmir government on February 1 granted two month extension to the Judicial Commission probing the killing of 17 civilians during the summer unrest here last year. A law ministry order said, &l...