National

  • 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.

  • Dalits remain highly deprived

    Kolkata: A national seminar on “Dalit households in village economies” sheds light on the poor plight of Dalits in the rural areas. Based on actual surveys conducted by various agencies and organisations, the seminar papers presente...

  • “Congress has done nothing for Muslims”: RSS ‘Muslim Morcha’

    New Delhi: Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), an RSS offshoot, held a press conference here at the Press Club of India on 12 January wherein it stated that the objective of the press conference was to create a public awakening against Congress gover...

  • BJP begins polarisation game

    The BJP in its usual polarisation drive is trying to fuel the anti-immigrant feeling in Assam into a Hindu versus Muslim conflict in order to extract political dividends in the upcoming polls. The polarisation drive may be extended to different...

  • Army chief doubts the legal system in J&K

    Army chief, General V K Singh, has raised a question mark on the fairness of the legal system in Jammu & Kashmir over inquiry into the Machhil fake encounter. He said that the Army would conduct its own inquiry before reaching any conclusio...

  • J&K records highest number of civilian killings in 2010

    According to a report released by the Coalition of Civil Societies on World Human Rights Day, the highest number of killings had taken place in the year 2008 and maximum number of civilian’s death was in 2010. Least number of killings too...

  • Panel rejects govt plan to boost fertility rate of Parsis

    A proposal by the minority affairs ministry to boost the declining population of Parsi community has been turned down by the Planning Commission on the ground that the intervention by the government in social issue may not go down well with oth...

  • Low-waist jeans indecent: Circle inspector Shamsudheen, Kerala

    Police in coastal Kerala have launched a drive against youths wearing low-waist jeans. Circle inspector Shamsudheen has said that a warning has been issued and those found violating would be punished. Shamsudheen further added that these drive ...

  • BJP headquarters carry out temple demolition

    New Delhi: An organisation which protests vehemently on the possibility of demolishing or attempt to damage a temple allowed demolition of a temple at its own headquarters to make available adequate space for its media hall. Persons residing in...

  • Islam is the best system for eradicating poverty: V.S. Vyas

    Jaipur: Renowned economist and member of financial advisory group to the Prime Minister, V.S. Vyas, urged that economic policy should be planned by integrating it with ethics and moral values. Equal development of all the communities should be ...

  • “Militants killed Lone & Mirwaiz Farooq”

    Senior leader and former chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M), Abdul Gani Bhat on January 2 said that security forces had played no role in killings of separatist leaders Abdul Gani Lone, Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Prof. Abdul Ahad Wani.

  • Kashmir - Bail to lecturer arrested over exam paper

    Jammu and Kashmir High Court granted bail to Noor Mohammad Bhat, lecturer of Gandhi College on December 31 after he was detained for 20 days for setting controversial examination paper about summer unrest for undergraduate students, here.

  • Kashmir - Friday prayers prevented in Jama Masjid

    Jammu and Kashmir police on December 22 said it was -forced- to impose curbs on Friday prayers at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar’s old city as politics can’t be allowed at religious places.

  • Week-long curfew in Inderkote-Sumbal

    A week-long curfew (December 19-26) was imposed in north Kashmir’s Inderkote-Sumbal in Bandipora district, about 40 kilometres from city-centre after group clashes broke out in the area on December 19. Violent clashes broke in the area when a scuf...