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  • Special Cell lies exposed in “IM” case

    New Delhi: Prosecution witnesses are disowning their earlier claims under the interrogation of the defence lawyers in the Indian Mujahidin case which is being heard in Patiala House court here. In the latest hearing on 7 September, two prosecut...

  • Muslims help stranded Hindu woman

    Riyadh: The Indian Social Forum has once again extended its helping hand to an Indian expat worker to return to India. Malathi, an Indian from Udupi, had come to Wadi Dawasir which is 600 kms away from Riyadh. She had a dream of earning good ...

  • Huge explosives seized, six arrested in UP

    Kanpur:  The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and police in a joint raid seized a huge cache of explosives from Ghatampur area here on 26 August and arrested six persons. Their names were not divulged to send a wrong message about the identity o...

  • Modi used Patidars in 2002 Gujarat riots

    Ahmedabad: Hardik Patel, leader of Patidar (Patel community) reservation agitation and founder of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) wrote a letter on 24 August 2016, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to release the Patidars jailed i...

  • Communal riots continue in post-2002 Gujarat

    New Delhi:  Despite the pogroms of 2002, riots continue in Gujarat. Although, PM Narendra Modi and his party claim that Gujarat is having “complete peace” after 2002, a Union Home Ministry report reveals that these claims are b...

  • Bomb-fabricating Kerala BJP worker killed

    A young BJP worker in Kannur, Kerala, was killed when a bomb he was fabricating at his home exploded. His name has been mentioned as Dikshit, aged 23 years. His father is too a member of BJP. According to local police, this accident took place ...

  • BJP and RSS biggest danger to national harmony: CPI

    Lucknow: Communist Party of India (CPI)’s general secretary Atul Kumar Anjan, while speaking at a function here on 19 August described BJP, RSS and VHP as the biggest danger to national harmony. Taking prime minister Modi strongly to task...

  • DDA occupies 264 properties of Delhi Waqf Board

    New Delhi: A tug of war between Delhi government and Delhi’s LG has been going on since long and now in addition to that, the tug of war is between the LG and Delhi Waqf Board whose Chairman Amanatullah Khan, who is also an MLA, said in W...

  • Zakir Naik’s open letter to India and Indians

    New Delhi: World-famous Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, who has been away from the country ever since several allegations against him were made in India, released an open letter to government and his fellow countrymen on 10 September. Talking a...

  • Zakir Naik’s open letter to India and Indians

    Naik says that none of his religious preaching over the past 25 years have resulted in any violence or violation of law and if Islamic Research Foundation is banned in India, Muslim countries would accept him with a red carpet.

  • Longest curfew in the Valley’s history

    Kashmir continues to reel under curfew, strict restrictions, shutdown and widespread protests with 68 people losing their life so far (till the report was last filed) and thousands sustaining injuries. The Valley has been witnessing widespread ...

  • Killing, blinding spree continues in curfewed Kahsmir

    The killing spree in Kashmir goes on unabated with the death toll mounting to 68 till the report was last filed. Thousands of people have sustained injuries and hundreds have suffered serious pellet injuries in their eyes with some reportedly o...

  • Advantages of cupping therapy

    Dr. Yasir Arafath and Dr. Safina Cupping therapy is an age old method of treatment through a local suction on the skin after scarification in order to promote healing. It is an antique medical therapy practised traditionally since primitiv...

  • Question Westernism and Hindutva

    The forces of falsehood keep questioning Islam and Muslims, and Muslims, naive as they are, not understanding the strategies of the global and national forces of hegemony, just keep answering their questions. There are innumerable questions and...

  • Sorrows of the Valley

    Humra Quraishi I realise for the last four weeks I have been focusing steadily on the Kashmir valley , an area I have been covering and reporting on for over 25 years. A region and its people I bond with. It gets emotionally traumatic ...

  • The horrors inflicted on Kashmiris

    Iftikhar Gilani In a surgical ward of All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi anyone, however  hard hearted he may be, happens to witnesses an eight year old Asif being consoled and encouraged by his father, Abdul Rashid,...

  • JNU researcher’s harrowing Israel experience

    Mohammed Sirajuddeen I am a regular PhD candidate working under the supervision of Dr. Ajay Gudavarthy at the Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. My research focus is the extraju...

  • Did Ashoka’s embracing Buddhism & promoting ahimsa weaken India?

    The past is used by communal politics to serve the present agenda. In India, we have the use of medieval history where Muslim kings are presented as “aggressors due to whom Hindu society had to suffer”. We are also witnessing the di...

  • What should be the Muslim electoral strategy

    Former MP, Mr. Mohammad Adeeb, in his article (MG, 1-15 July, 2016) has rightly pointed out the devaluation of Muslim leadership. He has exhorted all Muslim leaders, irrespective of their party affiliations, to get together to contemplate the p...

  • Achievements of NWADCO in 2.5 years almost nil

    New Delhi: National Waqf Development Corporation (NWADCO) was started about 2.5 years ago with great pomp and show but during this rather long period virtually nothing has been achieved. This was admitted by no other person than the minister fo...