National

  • Unprecedented calamity in Kashmir Valley

    Srinagar/New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir, particularly the Valley, is reeling under unprecedented floods since 3 September. Lakhs of people are untraced. Until 10 September, more than 50,000 people were rescued while hundreds of thousands were s...

  • One hundred days of Modi Sarkar

    In the campaign for the recent elections in India, Mr Modi and his BJP followers barnstormed the nation for many months finding fault with almost every government in the last 67 years, and proclaimed that if elected they will hit the ground run...

  • Leveraging Haj savings for community uplift

    By Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood Never in the annals of history were all monetarily eligible and physically robust Muslims of the world able to perform Haj. In future too only a select few would be fortunate enough to perform Haj. That is as per t...

  • Pulwama killings; 23 years later, victim families still await justice

    Srinagar: It was 1st September of 1991 when forces attacked militants who were travelling in a tonga (horse cart). Two militants were killed as a result. According to local residents of Safa Nagri, Nelura and Aglar Leter  Pulwama, Security...

  • Muslim businesses face heat in Gujarat

    Ahmedabad: PM Narendra Modi’s brainchild Vibarant Gujarat will be held this time under the leadership of the new Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel. Tthis time, while western diplomats and investors are making a beeline to seek fa...

  • Hate Propaganda on the Rise in Gujarat

    By Fr. Cedric Prakash sj Continuing hate propaganda seems to be on the rise in Gujarat. As always, this propaganda targets the minorities of the state, particularly Muslims and Christians. The latest is an inflammatory leaflet which is distri...

  • UP sitting atop dynamite

    By Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam The recent weeks have been trying for Uttar Pradesh, which  witnessed a staggering 600 “communal incidents” since the last Lok Sabha polls. “Communal incidents” is an official euphem...

  • Report on Bhiter Gaon, Kanpur, communal violence

    Lucknow/Kanpur:  An investigation team visited the site of violence in Bhiter Gaon near Kanpur to enquire into the entire matter. The team consisted of leaders of the Indian National League, Aam Jan Morcha, All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushaw...

  • RSS groups secret plan: mythological stories to be projected as historical facts

    New Delhi: RSS is now busy in re-writing history on the basis of Puranas, one of the ancient Hindu scriptures and for this purpose a group of 100 historians have been hand picked and given the task of rewriting Indian history which they have to...

  • Muslims and NDA Govt: Emerging Trends

    By Mazher Hussain Muslims, who constitute about 13.8 percent of the population of the country and 73 percent of the minority population (as per the 2001 census) are recognised as the most backward among all minorities requiring special att...

  • Hate Crimes and Communal Polarization

    The Modi Sarkar is in power for over three months now. While there are lots of hope from this government by sections of society, there are other types of fears which have started getting actualized and the consequences of that are being felt wi...

  • Media silent as Prabhat Thakur, who sent threats in the name of IM, arrested

    New Delhi: The man who had sent a threatening e mail in the name of Indian Mujahideen threatening to highjack an aeroplane from Karnataka airport has been arrested a few days ago from Gujrat and has been identified as 19-year old Prabhat Kumar ...

  • Biased media has hijacked the system: Adv Pracha

    Mumbai: Noted Supreme Court advocate Mahmood Pracha said here that Maulana Abdul Qawi’s arrest by the police is an example of how the Indian Police arrests innocents. He said that despite all claims, police has failed to date to offer any...

  • Beating of two Muslims leads to tension

    Shamli: With the merciless beating of two hawkers belonging to the minority community communal tension is rife in Mokhmalpur village of Kandhla (Shamli district) and police is in search of the culprits. Thirty-year old Moqeem and his friend Gul...

  • Tension in Pilibhit district over religious activities at a Peepal tree in a mazaar

    Faridpur: Religious activities by majority community people under a Peepal tree has led to tension in this village in Pilibheet district of UP which may result in communal riots any time. Insistence on their part to continue religious activitie...

  • Saharanpur riots result in great loss to business

    New Delhi: Recent communal riots in Saharnpur have greatly affected business there and because of band (hartals), arson and destruction of properties, city’s business suffered losses to the tune of about 287 crores of rupees. This is the ...

  • Gujarat HC gives bail to Maulana Abdul Qawi

    Hyderabad / Ahmedabad: Hyderabad’s prominent religious scholar Maulana Abdul Qawi was released on bail from Sabarmati Jail on orders of the Gujrat High Court’s Divison Bench, consisting of Justices Dave and Mahinder Pal on 8 August ...

  • Over 85k kids in Indian orphanages

    The government on 24 July said that according to details available to the government, some 85,069 children are living at present in 1,373 orphanages across the country. Answering a written question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of Women and Child De...

  • Al-Qaeda must keep away from Indian Muslims: Mushawarat

    New Delhi: The apex body of Indian Muslim organisations condemned and decried the alleged statement of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman Al-Zawhiri that his terrorist organisation has decided to establish an Indian branch. Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan, Presid...

  • Police report of Muslims purchasing lands for building mosques smacks of conspiracy to incite communal riots

    New Delhi: With BJP governments at the centre and in some states, the communal atmosphere appears to be going from bad to worse in the country and now even government officers appear to be preparing ground for communal riots. An example of this...