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  • Washington Post makes fun of Modi

    Washington: The American daily Washington Post played a joke on PM Narendra Modi for his habit of embracing foreign political leaders, instead of the traditional way of shaking hands with them. Commenting on his habit, the paper wrote that Modi...

  • Pushp Sharma’s message to his readers after his temporary release

    Ayush RTI story journalist released, told to report back tomorrow morning. My stand is the same now after this ordeal at the hands of the Delhi Police. I got many papers from the Ayush Ministry which any journalist will use if he gets.

  • Statement by Pushp Sharma on Ayush Ministry RTI

    A good story should hurt people. Today I feel proud to be a journalist again -- Before being picked up by Delhi Police for question in the evening, Pushp Sharma had sent us this earlier in the day.

  • Ayush Ministry's reply is misleading

    We make it clear that the freelance journalist (Mr Pushp Sharma - pushpindian%gmail.com), who wrote the story, stands by his story.

  • AMU VC's clarification on meeting with Smriti Irani

    AMU VC's clarification regarding meeting of Smt. Smriti Irani, HRD minister with Chief Minister of Kerala on 08 January 2016 regarding AMU centre at Malappuram (Kerala)

  • Where Does The Muslim Money Go?

    Nisaar Y. Nadiadwala I visited Malad after ten years. It’s a crowded suburb of north Mumbai, dominated by Marwaris, Gujaratis and Punjabis . I was busy counting no less than 20 coaching classes within few buildings, offering expensiv...

  • ISIS-accused is innocent: family

    The family of a Kashmiri youth, Sheikh Azhar-ul-Islam, 22, arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi in the last week of January for his alleged links to Islamic State (IS) pleaded his innocence and said that he had gone abro...

  • Detenues maltreated

    Detenues booked under various criminal cases face multiple problems in the jails in Jammu province said Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association. Various Bar members including its vice president Aijaz Bedar visited various jails in Jammu on...

  • Political stalemate continues in J&K

    The political stalemate in Jammu and Kashmir continues with Governor N N Vohra appointing two advisors, former IAS officer Parvez Dewan and Khursheed Ahmad Ganie, February 4. The Advisors shall exercise the powers of Minister under the Jammu an...

  • Shaikhul-Hind Mahmood Hasan: symbol of freedom struggle

    Maulana Mahmood Hasan of Deoband dominated the Indian national freedom struggle movement for at least one and a half decades, from 1905 to 1920, so much so that he was named by the Khilafat Committee in 1920 as “Shaikhul Hind,” i.e....

  • Over one lakh students participate in Islamic exams

    Bhatkal: A total of 110,586 students took part in this year’s all-India Islamic exams conducted by Maulana Abul Hasan Ali Islamic Academy Bhatkal. These exams were conducted simultaneously at 442 centres across the country from Andoman &a...

  • Grand Ram Mandir to be built by the year-end: Swamy

    New Delhi: Delhi University (DU) administration’s decision to permit a two-day seminar (9-10 January) on Ram Janmbhoomi temple by a VHP affiliate drew criticism from both the teachers and students of DU who accused the administration of v...

  • Malda Violence: Secularists are’nt silent, it’s just that some have turned deaf

    The violence in Malda poses a basic question: Is it a case of communal violence or is it just a criminal act, anti-social violence as some are claiming?   On January 3, a large Muslim crowd mobilised to protest against a slanderous ...

  • Arrest of Muslims on ISIS pretext aimed to create hatred against them

    New Delhi: Eminent members of civil society in Delhi expressed heir deep concern at the recent arrests of around two dozen Muslim youth from different parts of the country for their alleged connection with the terrorist group, ISIS. They said t...

  • The Minority Status of AMU

    Nafees Ahmad Professor Retd, AMU The issue of the minority status of Aligarh Muslim  University (AMU) dates back to 1965, when Govt of India promulgated an Ordinance, suspending the AMU Act with the intention to introduce certain ra...

  • Report of the Fact-Finding Team of The Independent Peoples Tribunal on Human Rights and the Environment

    The Indian Peoples Tribunal’s fact-finding team to investigate into the death of Rohith Vemula on 17th January 2016 on the Campus of the University of Hyderabad was comprised of Justice (Retd) Justice Suresh H, Sujata Surepalli (editor, D...

  • DM takes meal prepared by widow

    Patna:  At Kalyanpur Middle School of Braoli thana, Gopalganj DM, Rahul Kumar, has put a rare example by taking the mid-day meal prepared by a widow employee. The appointment of a widow here was objected to by parents of the students. Loca...

  • North Assam Muslims decry terror allegation

    Tezpur (Assam): A public meeting was held here at the Idgah Community Bhavan on 31 January, 2016 regarding the claim that there are “Jihadis” in Kamarkuchi, Nalbari in Assam. Office bearers of various organizations and the Masjid Co...

  • Saffron brigade and police harassing Muslims in Kushinagar village

    Padrauna (Kushinagar): Nabwanaurangia thana area in Kushinagar district, which is notorious for fake arrests and harassment of Muslims by saffronites in connivance with police, is once again in the news because of misbehaviour with and harassme...

  • No longer a male bastion

    The row over the entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of Shani Shingnapur and also Haji Ali in Bombay has a deep-rooted angle to it. It goes beyond ostensible gender equality. It’s actually and rightfully a stubborn defiance of a reg...