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  • 92-year old Afaq Khan in jail for 38 years

    Lucknow: A two-judge Bench consisting of Justice Imteyaz Murtaza nad Justice Ashok Pal of Allahabad High Court’s Luckonw Bench, in response to a writ petition filed by advocate Suresh Kumar Gupta on behalf of Aftab Khan, son of Afaq Khan,...

  • Rajasthan ATS arrests student let off by Delhi Police

    New Delhi: Khan, a chief loco inspector in the railways, said the college authorities claimed Yasir had not been attending classes for the last two years. A 22-year-old engineering student who had been questioned by the Delhi Police in conn...

  • Councillor attacked and abused because of her proximity to Muslims

    Mangalore: A lady councillor was attacked, molested, taunted and abused by a group of about 30 members of Hindu Jagran Vedike, a right-wing RSS outfit for her proximity and friendship with some Muslim councillors who were her colleagues. Some o...

  • Three-fourth of country’s population below the poverty line: JNU Professor

    New Delhi: Prof (Ms) Utsa Patnaik of Jawaharlal Nehru University and an economist, while speaking on ‘Poverty: What should be the true meaning of Progress?’ on the occasion of 26th Zakir Hussain Memorial Lecture at Zakir Hussain Del...

  • Outfits like Boko Haram and ISIS are terrorists and enemies of Islam and Muslims: Mushawarat

    New Delhi: President of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan on 7 May condemned organisations like Boko Haram in Nigeria and the “Islamic State in Iraq & Syr...

  • Ayatullah Khamenei’s fatwa welcomed

    Saharanpur: Saharanpur’s religious personalities called an important meeting here on 18 March in which leaders of Minhajul Qur’an International also participated. In this meeting an important Fatwa recently issued was welcomed. It w...

  • Due to the curse of dowry, Muslim girls prefer to marry and live with non-Muslims

    By  Shakeel Ahmad Rahmani New Delhi: Milli and social organisations and their leaders as well as imams of mosques may very well be trying to spread Islamic education among common people in the name of social reforms but in some parts of ...

  • Irreparable loss, Noted lawyer and activist Mukul Sinha passes away

    Irreparable loss to the society. Noted lawyer and activist Mukul Sinha passed away yesterday, 12th May 2014. He was suffering from lung cancer. Apart from fighting cases of the Gujarat 2002 riot victims and fake encounters, he regularly brought...

  • Cat Out of the Bag

    By Badri Raina Finally, the cat is out of the bag. That has been now said in so many words which the weltanshauung of the right-wing Hindutva election campaign has been remorselessly leading up to, namely that those who are inimical to a l...

  • Govt rejects to renew lease to army

    Following massive public outcry, the state government here, didn’t extend the Tosamaidan (in central Kashmir’s Budgam district) lease to the Army. The 50-year-old lease period allowed the Army to use the sprawling meadow for artille...

  • Geelani’s claim aboaut BJP overtures

    Amidst the controversy over Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s claim that BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to meet him on the Kashmir issue, the party, April 19, demanded an apology from...

  • All-round attack against BJP stand on Article 370

    Reacting sharply to Bharatiya Janta Party’s (BJP) pledge to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution of India, if voted to power, both, mainstream political parties and separatists, here, have expressed their resentment while questioning ...

  • Election ritual in a nation lacking rule of law!

    The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) congratulates the people of India for their participation to elect the 16th Lok Sabha. The process has attracted, as usual, considerable media attention across the world. Media claims the process to be &...

  • Whither Community Profiling?

    Adam Goldman, a journalist who, with the help of his colleague Matt Apuzzo, first broke the story about New York Police Department’s Muslim Spy Programme in a series of articles he wrote for Associated Press must be a happy man these days...

  • The Vegetarian Snobbery of Hindus

    I’m tired of hearing a refrain. especially by vegetarian Hindus, that Muslims are cruel because they’re incorrigible meat-eaters. First of all, we must get rid of this engrained and inveterate misnotion that Muslims are cruel. This ...

  • Is a majority of India non-veg?

    India is a land of vegetarians, right? Wrong, says a recent study by the National Institute of Nutrition. A majority 64% of Indian households are meat-eaters. The South, at 92.2%, more than the North, at 40.4%, another surprise. The study o...

  • The Hindu bans non-veg food in its canteen & dining halls

    C. Sreetharan, Vice-President - HR, issued a notice dated 10 April, 2014 stating that non-veg. food is “not permitted” in all canteens and dining halls of The Hindu offices. He cited complaints from employees of The Hindu. He says &...

  • Innocents continue to be falsely charged in terror cases

    The Muslim minority across the country was hopeful that the 2014 election would pave the way for their innocent youth to breathing fresh air outside the dungeons after years and even decades of wrongful imprisonment. But the election heat and f...

  • Slaughtering Animals for Food

    By M.R. Shamshad Recently the Supreme Court issued direction to all the states and the Union Territories to submit their response on the humane method of slaughtering animals for the purpose of food by proposing the mechanical stunning of ...

  • Cattle trader killed as a “Naxal”

    Shimoga (Karnataka): Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) in Malnad killed point-blank a Mangalore-based Muslim cattle trader identified as Kabeer and arrested another trader identified as Sarfaraz. The incident took place late last month when a Mahindra pic...