National

  • Educational progress in forty years

    Nusrat Shervani In 1976, we collected XII board examination results from Muslim girls inter-colleges in Uttar Pradesh. In 18 girls colleges, out of 1026 Muslim girls appearing, only 579 or 56 percent had passed. The rest, about 44 percent,...

  • Kashmir imbroglio

    At times, I feel that Kashmiris should be given the right and choice to decide their fate. It’s high time, Kashmir got independence both from India and Pakistan. I might sound very unpatriotic but then I’ve never believed in the con...

  • India’s Jews - a sharp contrast

    India’s minuscule Jewish community has got a shot in the arm in the form of an official decree recognising the sect as a minority. This wealthy and undoubtedly intellectual community, though sporadically scattered in India, has got everyt...

  • They were warned

    British-era Bombay-Goa highway bridge, near Mahad in Konkan’s Raigad district, that collapsed due to torrential rains had already served its utility and was warned by the British government in 2013 that it needed to be demolished because ...

  • Hindu broke idols to cause a riot

    Sikandarabad: On 2 August, police arrested and sent to jail a Hindu man on charges of breaking idols to instigate a riot. The incident occurred on 17 July when one Nisho son of Nareshchand Yadav of village Sarondhan broke idols of the local tem...

  • Dalit who died in cops’s custody was ‘beaten like a football’

    Kanpur:  For hours on 2 August night, 25-year-old Kamal Valmiki was beaten with rods, abused and humiliated at a police outpost in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur, where he had been brought in for questioning over a robbery. “We wer...

  • Panchayat decides to expell all Muslim students and staff

    Chandigarh:  A Haryana panchayat decided to order expulsion of the lone Muslim staff of a local school and all its Muslim students, in punishment for organising a special programe on the occasion of Eidul-Fitr. This programme was organised...

  • Martial arts training to Muslim girls dubbed as ‘jehadi’

    New Delhi: It appears that the general trend of the national mainstream media to associate Indian Muslims with Da’ish and terrorism is now being extended to local and state media also, an example of which is clear from a news item / story...

  • Muslim youth kidnapped, buried alive

    New Delhi:  Police has arrested three people on the allegation of beating up a person mercilessly and burying him alive. The arrested youth are 20-25 years of age. According to police sources, a report about the disappearance of a person, ...

  • Story of oppression of Dalits in Gujarat is old

    The incident of atrocities on four Dalit youth in Gujrat’s Una district has once again exposed the excesses of saffron brigade in the country. This is nothing new because the atrocities meted out to Dalits and minorities in Gujrat during ...

  • Anglo-Arabic School in ruins

    New Delhi: The future of historical and oldest school of Delhi, Anglo Arabic School at Ajmeri Gate, which spread the light of education for more than three hundred years, now appears to be bleak. Originally set up in 1692 as Madrasa Ghaziuddin,...

  • Would you like to be a mere spectator in the game of dividing Muslims?

    For the past about one week the blitz of media trial against Dr. Zakir Naik has been going on which indicates that on this pretext the long cherished desire of BJP leader Subramanium Swamy of dividing Muslims in many factions is about to be ful...

  • A Morning with Maulana Sultan Ahmad Islahi

    Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander During February 2016, I had the privilege of meeting scholars, theologians and traditional Ulama while working on a research project about reforms in madrasa curriculum and the Bridge course initiative started...

  • Untying Kashmir knot

    Many have questioned the wisdom behind the Milli Gazette editor's participation in discussions with the Home Minister to solve the Kashmir problem.

  • Dalit-Muslim Unity Impact May Be Marginal in Gujarat

    The Muslim presence at the Ahmedabad Dalit rally was significant. It reflects the growing Dalit-Muslim understanding at the grassroots level.

  • Dr Zakir Naik

    The media trial against renowned Islamic scholar and founder of Peace TV and Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) Dr. Zakir Naik was widely condemned across various strata of the society here. Threatening of dire consequences Hurriyat (G) chai...

  • Pellet guns to stop stones

    Relentless use of pellet guns by the security forces in curbing the protests that broke out across the Valley after the killing of militant commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani and his two associates in south Kashmir’s Kokernag area on July 8 h...

  • Burhan’s brief profile

    Burhan came from a well-off and educated family in south Kashmir’s Tral. His father, Muzaffar Ahmad is the principal of a Higher Secondary School and his mother, Maimoona, a Science Post-graduate. His elder brother, Khalid Muzaffar, who w...

  • Forces run riot in Kashmir... kill, maim, blind innocents

    Forty-seven people lost their lives and more than 3000 people sustained injuries, mostly eye-injuries, (when this report was last filed) in massive clashes and protests that followed the killing of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffa...

  • Media not trustworthy

    Commenting on the Dr. Zakir Naik controversy, Union minster Venkiah Naidu said, “What is coming in newspapers is very objectionable. A question haunts me: Is today’s media faithful? Are false lines not mixed with news? Do journalist...