National

  • 11 Remedies for Children’s Winter Ailments

    By SCA Svenska Winter is here, bringing with it congested noses, sore throats, fevers, inflammations and, of course – the flu. Modern medicine offers a variety of cures for each disease, but I believe that it’s worth trying goo...

  • How the Sangh Parivar systematically attacks the very Idea of India – i

    By Anand Patwardhan After serving his prison term, Gopal (Godse) conceded in interviews that neither he nor (his brother and killer of Mahatma Gandhi) Nathuram (Godse) had ever left the RSS but told lies in court to protect the RSS as well...

  • The Nanavati Commission: Another hoax

    By Fr. Cedric Prakash Ahmedabad: Finally, on 19 November, twelve  years after it was constituted by the Gujarat Government on 6 March, 2002 to probe the burning of the Godhra train and the subsequent carnage which broke out in several...

  • Shahabuddin questions nomination

    “Imam Syed Ahmad Bukhari of Jama Masjid, Delhi has announced the nomination of his son as the Naib Imam on 22 November, 2014, following the example set by his father a decade ago. Then I had expressed my reservation and issued a Press Not...

  • Delhi “Shahi Imam” anoints son as his deputy

    Delhi: Jama Masjid “Shahi Imam” Syed Ahmad Bukhari anointed his 19-year-old son Sha’ban as the Naib Imam (deputy Imam) of the 17th century mosque at a public ceremony here on 22 November. However, due to the raging controversy...

  • Attack on houses and properties of minorities in Palwal

    New Delhi: Communal riots erupted in Palwal district (Haryana’s Hatheen Tahsil) on 12 November when communal and mischievous elements demolished the wall of a mosque and indulged in spreading hatred against minorities. In this riot, about...

  • Finalise Gulbarg Society case in 3 months: SC

    New Delhi: A special bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu directed the trial court in Ahmedabad on 13 November to complete in three months the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case, one of the nine large-scale murder cases of th...

  • India World Capital of Slavery

    Over 14 million adults and children are trapped in modern slavery in India today, a recent report has revealed, the most of any country in the world. The 2014 Global Slavery Index collected data on 167 countries, each of which was cited as havi...

  • “21st Century awaits Muslims’ constructive role” says author

    In a book introduction programme held here on 2 November, the author of the book “Islam in 21st Century: The Dynamics of Change and Future-making”, Abdul Rashid Agwan anticipated that Muslims will play their constructive role in the...

  • Transplanting elephant head on human body: The magic of mythological fiction

    One of the best parts of childhood for me was to enjoy the mythological tales and become aware of the world where Lord Hanuman could fly as the emergency herbal treatment was to be delivered to his master’s brother, Laxman. Lord Ram trave...

  • Media’s Devious Misrepresentation

    In the wake of the recent uncalled for controversy over library entry at AMU we have witnessed the media’s malicious attitude once again. The V-C’s pragmatic step of not disallowing undergraduate boys, but only girls access to libra...

  • Making wrong mountain of a right molehill: Case for defamation proceedings

    An innocuous remark by the Aligarh Muslim University vice-chancellor seems to have been used by the local correspondent of a national newspaper as a bait to lure media attention revolving around his byline. But, in the process, the 136-year-old...

  • ATS Crack-down in Panvell’s Abdur Razzaq Kalsekar College

    Mumbai: In consequence of the report about three youths from Kalyan (near Mumbai) joining ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the ATS squad has started questioning the teachers of Panwel’s Abdur Razzaq Kaleskar Engineering College which is being run ...

  • Khalid Mujahid’s death: court rejects police report

    Barabanki: Chief Judicial Magistrate Vijendra Tripathi, after rejecting the police’s final report on the custodial death of Khalid Mujahid, directed Inspector Incharge of Barabanki city kotwali to ensure a fresh investigation by a high of...

  • Brutal treatment being meted out to Muslim prisoners in Sabarmati Jail

    New Delhi: It appears that after the massacre of Muslims in Gujarat in 2002 riots, which defamed the state and India, the brutal and inhuman treatment being meted out to Muslim prisoners in Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Jail, whose cases are pend...

  • JIH holds 5-day teachers training programme

    New Delhi: The Education Department of Jamat-e Islami Hind (JIH) held a five-day teachers’ training programme during 6-10 November at the well-equipped studio hall of the JIH headquarters here. About 40 selected pre-primary teachers parti...

  • Acchay din for accused Gujarat cop

    New Delhi: The CBI on 11 Nov. told the Supreme Court that it would not press for cancellation of bail to suspended Gujarat police officer N.K. Amin in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. The agency said as the other accused were out on ...

  • Court has no time for Hemayat Baig

    Mumbai: Bombay high court’s Justice Kanaday and Justice Prabhu Desai deferred the hearing of Hemayat Beg case on 17 November saying that the court has a load of cases, hence it cannot hear his case now. Now the court will consider on 5 De...

  • Delegation to Iraq stopped at airport

    Concerned about the atrocities inflicted on the Shia community in the war-torn Iraq, a delegation of five Shia clerics and well-known lawyer Mehmood Pracha planned to travel to the Shia majority region. The group of Shia clerics included Maulan...

  • Riots erupt again in Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar: Communal riots erupted again in Tigri village of Muzaffarnagar on 6 November when a dispute about building of road and gutter took an ugly turn and about a dozen people of the majority community including Sanjay, Sunil, Sunil, Ba...