National

  • Upheaval in Indian polity over corruption and Saffron terror

    Political parties are gearing up for the assembly elections in five states during April-May this year. In wider perspective, India at this moment is witnessing an upheaval in its polity over corruption and Saffron terror. Congress is harping on...

  • Concern over illegal imprisonment of Muslim youth

    If two Indian Police Service (IPS) retired officers are to be together to address an issue as sensitive as terrorism then fissures are bound to be made. The same happened, on Jan 27, at UP Press Club, Lucknow, when Manzoor Ahmed (IPS) and forme...

  • Police informers waging war against the nation

    It is a sad day that police have nurtured informants into waging war against the nation! Sajid Shaikh overheard three Kashmiri men in Secunderabad in January 2006. They were hatching a conspiracy against India. Hundreds of miles away from there...

  • RSS leader Indresh Kumar paid for Samjhauta blast

    Vasudev Parmar, one of the prime accused in Sunil Joshi murder and mastermind of a number of terror attacks, during interrogation has said that his groups approached many RSS leaders for help and it was Indresh who helped them by giving Rs 70,0...

  • Purohit team targeted Muslims as well as Christians: Army

    Military Intelligence after interrogating Lt Colonel Purohit has in its report said that not only Muslims, but also Christians were the targets of Purohit team. According to the report, Abhinav Bharat targeted Christians at Kandhamal in Orissa,...

  • Passive membership of banned outfit will not make a person criminal: SC

    The Supreme Court has held that passive membership of a banned outfit will not make a person criminal unless he is in person involved in violent activities. The ruling was passed by Justices Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Mishra which said, &ld...

  • Target of scholarship scheme for minorities exceeded

    New Delhi: According to union ministry for minorities affairs, more than 34 lakh pre-matric scholarships have been awarded to the students belonging to minority communities in the first nine months (April to December) of the current financial y...

  • Joshi killed by his own men: Muslim family bears the brunt

    The Madhya Pradesh Police have made it clear that Joshi was killed by his own men. But Muslim family paid with lives and still those who survived bear the brunt till date. In the aftermath of Joshi’s murder the right-wing organisation bla...

  • Aseemanand wept bitterly on learning the plights of victims

    Hyderabad: Kaleem, after his release on bail following Swami Aseemanand’s confession, told reporters: “someone had informed Aseemanand that I (Kaleem) was a suspect in Mecca Masjid blast and was lodged in jail for a period of 18 mon...

  • Outrage over panel’s clean chit to Sangh in Church attacks

    The Somashekhara Commission that probed attacks on 57 churches in Karnataka in 2008 has given a clean chit to the Karnataka government and the Sangh Parivar. This final report is in contrast to its own prima facie report issued in February 2010, i...

  • Advani’s Rath Yatra gave rise to terrorism

    He accused Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar and said that he was the first person to propound the two-nation theory and it was only later that Jinnah adopted it. This is a historical fact, he said. He also accused BJP-ruled states of sheltering pe...

  • Bharat Jyoti Award for Gujarat lady

    Vankaner: Three women were honoured with “Bharat Jyoti Award” for their presentations at the “Global Participation in India’s Economic Development” seminar at Delhi organised by the India International Society. Amo...

  • Mass marriage programmes in Gujarat

    Anand/Bharuch(Gujarat): Returning to the frugality and simplicity of Islam, people have begun responding warm heartedly towards mass marriage programmes. Two such programmes were recently organised at Anand and Bharuch. The programme at Ana...

  • 3000 Muslim women attend BJP seminar on employment

    Mumbai: The minority cell of BJP organised a seminar on development. The seminar was to deliberate on creating jobs and job awareness. More than 3000 women from different parts of the state attended the seminar organised at Dadar. Najma Heptull...

  • "Enemy" Property Bill — immediate action required

    Forty two years after it was first enacted, the government of India is going to pass a revised act through Parliament to deprive thousands of Indian Muslims of their legal right to seek judicial redressal and claim their properties wrongly and unj...

  • Arjun Singh: with his death forces of harmony and secularism feel orphaned

    The news of the death of Mr. Arjun Singh has come as a shock for the civil society of India which was always richly benefited from the visionary guidance and pluralistic ethoes for which Mr. Arjun Singh stood for several decades. He was one of the...

  • Rashtriya Muslim Manch — faithfully “theirs”

    New Delhi: The Sangh had disowned Sunil Joshi. So are doing many of its cadre. But there is one tribe of the most trusted ones which refuses to part company from their well-wisher Indresh Kumar.

  • Zakat Foundation of India holds empowerment workshop

    On 22 January 2011, Zakat Foundation of India organized in New Delhi, the first of its series of 12 National workshops on “Economic Empowerment of the Deprived through Timely Information and its Utilization”. The twin objectives of ...

  • Arrest of the informer who got Mumbai Haj House Imam arrested

    Mumbai: Sajid Javed Sheikh, a police informer of Malegaon who got Mumbai Haj House Imam Ghulam Yahya Bakhsh and three suspected Kashmiri terrorists arrested by ATS was himself arrested because of the presence of mind of senior Police Inspector ...

  • Lakhs of Muslims face unemployment

    Because of removal of tanneries in Kanpur, the way Muslims and Dalits were deprived of their livelihood after the removal of Subzi Mandi.