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  • Electronic voting machines (EVMs) deserve multi-party control

    To conduct the polling for parliamentary election and those for the provincial assemblies the election commission of India (ECI) procures the EVMs from two public sector undertakings namely Bharat Electronics Ltd, Bangalore and Electronics Corp...

  • Modi needs to be cautious about Yogi’s agenda!

    BJP’s sweeping victory in UP assembly elections followed by the selection of Hindutva mascot, Yogi Adityanath, as the chief minister is a hard reality which is not being welcomed by most secular Indians and Muslims at large. They are natu...

  • J&K government organisations not serious about RTI

    Srinagar: As the Jammu and Kashmir Right to Information Act (J&K RTI Act) entered its ninth year, a rapid study of the official websites of 230 public authorities under the state government conducted by J&K RTI Movement and Commonw...

  • Advent of Aditya Nath reign in UP spells doom

    Doomsday looms large for the state of Uttar Pradesh with the appointment of Yogi Adityanath as chief minister. Well, that was my first spontaneous reaction as soon as that news had trickled in. And this reaction is getting compounded as disaste...

  • U.P. Govt is harassing ordinary Muslims

    This is really an extremely disturbing, though not unexpected, development. In the name of combatting 'SP goondaism' and 'illegal slaughter',  UP Govt is harassing ordinary Muslims. Today, in and around the Hazratganj area ...

  • Parliamentary by-bolls to be held in Kashmir

    Srinagar: As the by-polls to two Parliamentary constituencies (Srinagar and Anantnag) in Jammu & Kashmir draw closer, the stage is all set for the electoral battles especially between the two regional parties, National Conference and People...

  • J&K editors protest against government advertisement policy

    J&K editors protest against government advertisement policy - 15 March 2017 Photo released by JAMMU AND KASHMIR MEDIA ASSOCIATION  

  • RTI reveals one-rupee note issued only for craze of signature on it

    It refers to RTI-response dated 21.02.2017 from Department of Economic Affairs (Government of India) which establishes that a hurried exercise was made to get signature of the then senior-most Secretary in Union Finance Ministry Ratan P Watal o...

  • 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.