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  • Bodo Terrorists kill over 50 Assamese Muslims

    New Delhi / Guwahati: Communal riots in Assam, mainly between Bodos and Muslims appear to have become a regular feature erupting at short intervals. In the latest round that started on 1  May, over 50 persons, all Muslims have been killed ...

  • Some Thoughts on Campaign 2014

    Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam Campaign 2014 was like no other in India’s election history in its scale, intensity, deployment of technology, human resource and staggering amount of money. This is particularly true of BJP, as no other part...

  • Dal Khalsa sends alarm bells ringing on the rise of majoritarian extremism

    Hoshiarpur (Punjab): Sending alarm bells ringing, the Dal Khalsa on ??? said the rise of majoritarian extremism is on rise in the country with BJP’s PM pick Narendra Modi as its face. Holding Modi responsible for the massacre of Musli...

  • Worshipping Gods in the times of Elections

    Arun Shourie, who was part of NDA, a fellow traveller and an ideologue of BJP wrote several books, many of them against minorities and dalits in particular. One of these which was strongly protested against by large sections of people, dalits i...

  • Abu Asim on “True Muslim”

    By Masoom Moradabadi What we had known until recently was that a true Muslim is the one who worships the Almighty  (the Creator and Sustainer) and follows His Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). But the leader of the Samajwadi Party Maharashtra,...

  • Congress alleges Modi of having links with Hawala traders

    New Delhi: The Congress has distributed photographs and a CD that it alleges show the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with a man that it claims is a “hawala operator”. Congress spokesman Randeep Surjewala, stat...

  • Mushawarat condemns detention of Dr Ghulam Qadir Lone in Kashmir

    New Delhi: The All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, on  7 May condemned the arrest of Kashmir’s renowned scholar and thinker Dr Ghulam Qadir Lone on 2 May by the Dangiwacha police fo...

  • Urdu media’s PR job for Modi

    New Delhi: In order to become acceptable in the eyes of minorities, especially Muslims, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has been desperately trying to don a secular image and in this quest he reached out to the Urdu media....

  • “Pink Revolution”

    Allah ta’ala has bestowed on human beings mouth so that they can articulate. Narendra Modi, the BJP prime ministerial candidate, is a human being and so is capable of articulating and entitled to articulate. Besides, our country’s C...

  • 92-year old Afaq Khan in jail for 38 years

    Lucknow: A two-judge Bench consisting of Justice Imteyaz Murtaza nad Justice Ashok Pal of Allahabad High Court’s Luckonw Bench, in response to a writ petition filed by advocate Suresh Kumar Gupta on behalf of Aftab Khan, son of Afaq Khan,...

  • Rajasthan ATS arrests student let off by Delhi Police

    New Delhi: Khan, a chief loco inspector in the railways, said the college authorities claimed Yasir had not been attending classes for the last two years. A 22-year-old engineering student who had been questioned by the Delhi Police in conn...

  • Councillor attacked and abused because of her proximity to Muslims

    Mangalore: A lady councillor was attacked, molested, taunted and abused by a group of about 30 members of Hindu Jagran Vedike, a right-wing RSS outfit for her proximity and friendship with some Muslim councillors who were her colleagues. Some o...

  • Three-fourth of country’s population below the poverty line: JNU Professor

    New Delhi: Prof (Ms) Utsa Patnaik of Jawaharlal Nehru University and an economist, while speaking on ‘Poverty: What should be the true meaning of Progress?’ on the occasion of 26th Zakir Hussain Memorial Lecture at Zakir Hussain Del...

  • Outfits like Boko Haram and ISIS are terrorists and enemies of Islam and Muslims: Mushawarat

    New Delhi: President of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan on 7 May condemned organisations like Boko Haram in Nigeria and the “Islamic State in Iraq & Syr...

  • Ayatullah Khamenei’s fatwa welcomed

    Saharanpur: Saharanpur’s religious personalities called an important meeting here on 18 March in which leaders of Minhajul Qur’an International also participated. In this meeting an important Fatwa recently issued was welcomed. It w...

  • Due to the curse of dowry, Muslim girls prefer to marry and live with non-Muslims

    By  Shakeel Ahmad Rahmani New Delhi: Milli and social organisations and their leaders as well as imams of mosques may very well be trying to spread Islamic education among common people in the name of social reforms but in some parts of ...

  • Irreparable loss, Noted lawyer and activist Mukul Sinha passes away

    Irreparable loss to the society. Noted lawyer and activist Mukul Sinha passed away yesterday, 12th May 2014. He was suffering from lung cancer. Apart from fighting cases of the Gujarat 2002 riot victims and fake encounters, he regularly brought...

  • Cat Out of the Bag

    By Badri Raina Finally, the cat is out of the bag. That has been now said in so many words which the weltanshauung of the right-wing Hindutva election campaign has been remorselessly leading up to, namely that those who are inimical to a l...

  • Govt rejects to renew lease to army

    Following massive public outcry, the state government here, didn’t extend the Tosamaidan (in central Kashmir’s Budgam district) lease to the Army. The 50-year-old lease period allowed the Army to use the sprawling meadow for artille...

  • Geelani’s claim aboaut BJP overtures

    Amidst the controversy over Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s claim that BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to meet him on the Kashmir issue, the party, April 19, demanded an apology from...