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  • Saga of corruption in India, most accused go scot free

    Corruption is undoubtedly eating into vitals of the contemporary society especially when poor conviction rate is indicative of the lack of certainty about being punished for corruption, revealed latest findings.

  • Can Madarassas be compared with RSS run Schools?

    Digvijay Singh’s tweet ‘Madrasas and Saraswati Shishu mandirs (SSM), both spread hate’ (Feb. 23) has evoked a lot of response from diverse sections. On one hand, Muslim groups have taken him on for demonization of madrasas, an...

  • All-round condemnation of the statement of the J&K police chief

    Srinagar: Reacting sharply to Director General of Police (DGP) Dr S P Vaid’s warning to militants asking them not to forget that they too have families, AIP chief and MLA Langate Er Rashid said in a statement here on March 8, “Undou...

  • Kashmir: militants killed in encounters amid popular support

    Srinagar: Two civilians and two militants were killed during an encounter between militants and security forces in Padgampora village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on March 9. Fifteen-year-old boy Aamir Nazir Wani was killed dur...

  • FIR Registered Against Hate-monger Tarek Fatah in Deoband

    Residents of this historic town have filed an FIR against the Pakistani fugitive Tarek Fatah for hurting the sentiments of Muslims. The complainants have submitted examples of Tarek Fatah’s remarks in support of their allegations.

  • A Genius that was Syed Shahabuddin

    The passing away of Syed Shahabuddin, Advocate, former MP, retired IFS officer and Editor of Muslim India, is a great loss to the Indian Nation at large. It is particularly a very great loss to the Muslim Community. It is so tragic that cer...

  • Syed Shahabuddin: The Man Who Changed the Culture of Post-Independence Indian Muslim Politics

    Like millions of other Indian Muslims who knew, admired and loved Shahabuddin Saheb, I am deeply saddened at his death. His death is a great Milli loss especially at a time when...

  • Fifteen years on Gujarat Riots

    It’s fifteen years today! How soon the years fly by. Some things however, are never forgotten. The memories are still fresh. The pain, the suffering, the trauma – though not visible – still lingers on. Only those who have gone...

  • Popular Front demands withdrawal of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

    New Delhi (28 February 2017): The National Executive Council of Popular Front of India demanded immediate withdrawal of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 since it violates basic democratic and secular ethos enshrined in the In...

  • Hundreds of women march against Tarek Fatah and Zee TV’s mischief, FIR filed

    Hundreds of women in this historic town marched together in protest against the presence of the Pakistani Islamophobe Tarek Fatah in India and his hatemongering here.

  • Army encounters escalate amid popular support to the militants

    Srinagar: Eight militants, six Army personnel and two civilians were killed in three separate encounters in north and south Kashmir, early this week. Four militants, two Army personnel and two civilians were killed in a gunfight in Frisal villa...

  • Sonia Gandhi Fails to Campaign

    Ironically, despite Sonia Gandhi being given the stature of the most important Congress leader and also, at least formally, of UPA, it is difficult to state that she has fully succeeded in these capacities.

  • The price of empire: what the British did to India

    Britain destroyed India through looting, expropriation and outright theft — all conducted in a spirit of deep racism and amoral cynicism.

  • 'Unite India' mobile App for Diploma in Communal Harmony will help defeat hate-mongers

    Hyderabad: Author Ram Puniani on Saturday launched a unique Diploma Course in Communal Harmony through a Mobile App ‘Unite India’ designed by All India Secular Forum member Syed Khalid. Speaking after launching t...

  • PM Modi’s Muslim Bashing in U.P. Elections: Carrying Forward the RSS Legacy

    As the multi-phased UP assembly elections progress, PM Modi as the only mascot of BJP’s campaign is becoming more belligerent in his communal polarizing rhetoric.  Speaking in an election rally on (February 20, 2017) at Fatehpur, PM ...

  • Stories about Police lawlessness and impunity — Why no ‘LOOKING’ into the prison Hell-holes?

    After twelve years, two innocents and one ‘half-innocent’ walked out free from the confines of the Tihar Jail, yet not a word of apology, nor a rupee in terms of compensation from the State to the three Kashmiri men – Hussain ...

  • The futility of Women' Day in an uncaring society

    New Delhi: Countdown for the International Women’s Day has begun. Nah, no lessening of rapes and molestations and trafficking! Its just that the political speeches are more than laced with concern for women’s ‘safety’ an...

  • Demand for a Parliamentary Panel to enquire into death of Mr. E. Ahamed

    Respected Prime Minister, We would like to bring to your attention an extremely shocking incident relating to the passing away of the veteran Parliamentarian and former Minister of State for External Affairs, Railways, Human Resource d...

  • Kashmiri soldier carries body of mother to his village

    Srinagar (5 February, 2017): Battling mounds of snow and biting cold for almost a week, a soldier, Mohammad Abbas Khan, had to struggle hard to lay his mother to eternal rest at his ancestral village in Karnah in Kupwara district in north Kashm...

  • US denies visa to Kashmiri athletes

    Srinagar (5 February, 2017): In the wake of the ban on entry of nationals from seven Muslim countries in the United States by its president Donald Trump, two Kashmiri snowshoe athletes were allegedly denied visa to visit the country. The snowsh...