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  • Hindu converted to Islam doesn’t lose backward class status: Madras HC

    Chennai: The Madras high court has ordered the Tamil Nadu government to instruct its officials to issue backward class (BC) community certificates to people who embrace Islam, categorically saying that a BC member would get all the benefits mea...

  • One third children in Gujarat are malnourished and underweight: CAG Report

    Gandhinagar: Comptroller & Auditor General of India has stated in its latest report that every third child in Gujarat is underweight. Criticising the state government for its poor implementation of Integrated Child Development Services (ICD...

  • Vote for Subhashini Ali!

    Subhashini Ali, CPIM candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Bengal, is an upright and principled secular politician who has fought all her life for the rights of marginalised people and minorities and has worked for women’s empow...

  • CPI’s manifesto focuses on problems of Muslims

    New Delhi: Communist Party of India in its election manifesto for the general elections 2014 has given priority to the problems of Muslims and has laid emphasis on reviewing government’s policy on terrorism, punishing the guilty officers ...

  • GIVE ONE-TO-ONE FIGHT TO BJP IN 2014:

    New Delhi: Syed Shahabuddin, ex-MP and former president of AIMMM, issued the following press note on 9 April, 2014: In the General Election 2014, BJP is trying to  write a new history in independent India. Not only its prospective Prim...

  • 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 s...

  • WATCH THIS Before Voting for Modi/BJP

    It contains a first hand account of the victims and of the men who plotted, planned and executed the genocide, clearly bring forth the role of Narendra Modi. The video shows how the of politics of Modi / BJP is based on communal hatred and fascism.

  • Mushawarat issues legal notice to BJP's Malhotra over his slur

    His statements have caused immense and irreparable damage to the reputation of an entire locality, its residents, its co-religionists as well as such other localities.

  • Okhla youth arrested, released amid high drama

    New Delhi: Around 10 pm in the night of 23 March, two youths picked up from Jamia Nagar area earlier in the day were released by the Special Cell of Delhi Police. Hundreds of residents had blocked the Delhi-Noida road since afternoon in protest...

  • Shutdown over killing of youth

    The state authorities here, clamped curfew and separatists called for a shutdown, in response to the killing of a youth in alleged police firing in Naidkhai-Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Protests and demonstrations were he...

  • Election activity and boycott calls

    As Parliamentary elections are fast approaching, separatists here campaign for a poll-boycott and Congress has decided to surrender all the three Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir to its coalition partner, National Conference. Hurriyat Conference Jamm...

  • Crimea fires the imagination of Kashmiris

    Welcoming Crimea’s decision to declare independence from Ukraine, separatists, here, look towards it as a morale-booster for Kashmir and believe that the same has reinforced the peoples’ belief that one day their wishes and aspirati...

  • Wages of Hate – still time for Advani to repent

    By Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam The shabby way in which LK Advani has been regularly treated by the BJP and its mentor RSS over the last few years is pitiable. It shows that hate, vandalism and mass murder finally come back to visit upon the p...

  • Roguery under the rogue: Gujarat under Modi

    The apothegm a man is known by the company he keeps is illustrated in the campaign for 2014 election where Chief Minister Narendra Modi of Gujarat is invariably seen with the workers of Hindutva party, BJP. The overwhelming ethos of the party i...

  • Reservation to Jats is because of anti-Muslim policy of Congress

    Deoband / New Delhi: Many Muslim leaders and organisations have expressed their strong anger and disapproval over the double standards of the Congress, seeing that in spite of the backwardness of Muslims in economic, educational and social fiel...

  • The 32nd Conference of All India Jamiat Ahle Hadees

    New Delhi: According to a press release by Markazi Jamiat Ahl-e Hadees, 32nd All India Ahl-e Hadees Conference concluded satisfactorily at Ram Lila Maidan on the night of Sunday 2 March. The vast gathering who had come from all parts of the cou...

  • Mushawarat letter to Union Home Minister

    24 March 2014 Shri Sushil Kumar Shinde, Hon’ble Home Minister of India, New Delhi Respected Sir, A number of recent developments show that your stated concern and your two recent letters to state chief ministers are being flout...

  • Muslim leaders angry at silence of govt over threats to Mahmood Paracha

    New Delhi: Strongly condemning death threats to eminent Delhi lawyer Mahmood Paracha, Muslim community leaders here on 21 March expressed anger over the silence and inaction of the Central and state governments despite the mobile numbers used t...

  • Talaq & its Prior Conditions

    By M.R.Shamshad Time and again the issue of Talaq and the consequences thereof has remained an issue of cantankerous debate in the country as well as within different sections of the Muslim community. This issue has also gone to courts of ...

  • AAP’s Senior Muslim Leaders are Two Women

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is a nascent political party that in fact took shape only three months ago when they won a state assembly election and formed government in the small but strategic state of Delhi. But their lofty vision, honesty, courage a...