National

  • Modi: Yet another god in Hindu pantheon!

    “The butcher of Gujarat” is being hailed as god and his sycophants are chanting ‘Har Har Modi’ (in tune of Har Har Mahadev). Being an atheist, I’ve no problem as I don’t believe in sacrilege/kufr or shirk (an...

  • Steep rise in airfares

    Steep hike in airfares has raised serious concern among the masses here, especially those associated with tourism and allied sectors. They accuse the airliners of a deliberate attempt to cut-out influx of tourists. They further argue it has...

  • Election activities in top gear

    Since the time the election bugle has been blown in the state; the atmosphere has been abuzz with political activities. Separatists, on one hand, are campaigning for a poll-boycott and mainstream political parties, on the other hand, are trying...

  • Families of Pathribal victims demand probe by int’ntl org

    Holding a remembrance meet in south Kashmir’s Brari Aangan in Anantnag district, March 25, the victims families said they want to “convey to the Army that we haven’t forgotten our loved ones. The Army might be in a denial mode...

  • Joint Statement of Muslim Leaders against arrests of Muslim youths and scholars in false cases

    We the undersigned strongly condemn the arrest of educated innocent Muslim youths and Ulema (scholars) in false cases in different states of the country and demand the government to end its indifferent attitude towards the country’s large...

  • Re-writing even recent history

    The pogroms of Gujart 2002 are a matter of only just over a decade. Still, the Sangh Parivar and essentially BJP does not want to call them as pogroms or Holocaust or genocide. But they were just that. Officially, even today India calls them as...

  • If AAP was stronger nationally, we wouldn’t have backed anyone else: Muslim body

    By Pallavi Polanki New Delhi: In yet another indication of the growing political support for the Aam Aadmi Party in the Muslim community, the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM), an umbrella-body of Muslim organisations, has said ...

  • Azam Khan is correct: Kargil was liberated by Muslim soldiers!

    The denial by Azam Khan of the sacrifices of soldiers from other communities is shameful but what he has said about Muslims' role is true.

  • Students condemn the Secret Visit of Israeli Ambassador at JNU

    Stop the Misuse of Professorial Posts to Legitimise the Official Representatives of the Racist, Imperialist, Occupier Israeli State inside JNU!

  • Nimesh report and aquittals vindicate the stand of UP Government

    M.R. Shamshad A full bench of Allahabad High Court, Lucknow, took another serious view [after about three years of Ayodhya dispute verdict] in relation to the power and its exercise by the state government under the Code of Criminal Proced...

  • Malhotra statement is irresponsible, criminal and defamatory

    New Delhi: The All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, ,on 26 March condemned the statement of the senior BJP leader VK Malhotra in which he claims that Jamia Nagar and Batla House areas of South ...

  • How BJP has eroded the Constitution and Democracy

    By Dinesh Narayanan In February 1992, a top Intelligence Bureau man had bugged a room in which senior Sangh Parivar leaders met to discuss plans to demolish Ayodhya shrine. Investigative website Cobrapost’s sting operation on lea...

  • Abdullah and others freed after 8 years of imprisonment

    New Delhi / Kolkata: Muhammad Abdullah, a student was released on 27 February by a local court in Kolkata, City Session Court after 8 years of incarceration on charges of terrorism and not believing in the Indian Constitution. After his release...

  • Symptoms of Fascism

    Fascism, a phenomenon which emerged in Europe post-First World War has haunted the humanity since then. Its brutality, its crushing of democratic norms, its targeting of minorities, its megalomaniac projection of power of the nation, its ultra-...

  • Mushawarat supports Aam Aadmi and Congress

    New Delhi: The All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, issued a statement about its political agenda and advisory for secular, especially Muslim, voters, at a press conference held at its central ...

  • The Mumbai Mirror's “unconditional hypocrisy”

    “For the last 12 years we have been writing about the chief minister of Gujarat as being responsible for the happenings in his state. “We called him a communalist with no grip on his administration. A man unable to curb violence a...

  • De-reserving Muslim-dominated constituencies – BSP promises Delimitation Commission

    A delegation of Zakat Foundation of India led by its President, Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood had a long and frank discussion in Lucknow with the Bahujan Samaj Party General Secretary Satish Mishra. Through a PowerPoint presentation, Dr Mahmoo...

  • Muslims perturbed over clerics diversified appeals

    By Zafar Alam Khan Bhopal: Intellectual and elite class of the Muslim community here is perturbed over the unnecessary interference and diversified appeals of community clerics regarding voting for the 2014 general elections. Notably, ...

  • Modi in Azan, Modi in Qur’an!

    Despite the hue and cry over har har modi: ghar ghar modi in Varanasi, Modi mania continues unabated. He has been portrayed as Goddess Durga. In a daring display of Modi mania, Bhopal finds posters hurting the feelings of the Muslims. In a lett...

  • Indian Democracy at stake: EVMs can be manipulated

    New Delhi: In the wake of the latest incident in Assam where an electronic voting machine was only blooming “lotus”, noted academicians and social activists from Gujarat have demanded that the general election should be postponed fo...