National

  • Despite spending billions in the name of minority uplift, Muslims still most backward

    Discussions on why Indian Muslims are more backward as compared to other communities, why they do not get government jobs, why their overall condition became worse than that of dalits who, not long ago, were the most backward, why they did not ...

  • Jamia V-C supports distance education in Seemanchal

    Sehratola (Purnea): During a seminar on educational backwardness of Seemanchal, Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, announced to extend support to open a few centres of distance learning in the region. His announc...

  • Manufacturing Emotive Issues

    The new trend in our public life is forcing vulnerable-looking people to chant Barat mata ki jai. It is the latest test of nationalism. This was preceded by the “anti-national” label stuck dissenters of the present regime. These two...

  • Spiritual secularism in pluralistic India

    S. Khurshid For the last 65 years, after the formation of our republic in 1950, all was well with the concept of secularism till the BJP, riding piggyback on the RSS, was voted to power by 31 percent of the electorate. Ours is a countr...

  • The Never Ending Story of Kashmir

    I remember when I was a kid and was trying to make sense of a sport which looked very dull and boring but generated passion I had never seen in my hometown. Every time the game ended, the streets would be flooded by countless people with music,...

  • Is India for Hindus only?: Bombay HC

    The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court expressed strong reservations over the plan to recite ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ at an AIDS awareness event. Expressing anguish over the move, the Bombay High Court asked the BJP-ruled Nagpur Municip...

  • Five Year Plans to be abolished by Modi govt

    New Delhi: Five-year Plans, the legacy of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, and in the series of which there have so far been 11 Five-year Plans and the 12th Plan is in its last stages, will now be abolished by the present BJ...

  • Muslims advised not to be afraid of present conditions

    Mumbai: Former Chief Justice of India, Justice A. M. Ahmadi in an informal meeting with some select Muslim intellectuals consisting of lawyers, industrialias, journalists, professionals etc in Mumbai on 22 March made an appeal to Muslims not to...

  • No application under RTI in Urdu in 2.5 years

    Agra: UP’s RTI Commissioner Hafiz Muhammad Usman who had come to Agra as a guest in some programme during the first week of March told Inqilab’s correspondent in the Circuit House that he has been holding this post for about 2.5 yea...

  • More than 25,000 riots in the country, yet no law to prevent them

    New Delhi: During the past 25 years in India more than 25 thousand communal riots have taken place, in which about 25000 people have been killed but in spite of this the so-called ‘secular’ governments have not enacted a law strong ...

  • Mere angne mein...

    Grapevine has it that Narendra Modi is very keen on promoting and projecting Amitabh Bacchan as the successor to the President Pranab Mukherji. Modi already made him the brand ambassador of Gujarat. Now the gauche of ‘mere angne mein tumh...

  • Utter insensitivity

    Is cricket more important than the lives of scores of hapless people reeling under an interminable spell of unprecedented drought in Maharashtra? The whole state is facing severe drought and dams are getting dried up. Yet, 60 lakh litres of pre...

  • National shame

    We all seem to have got the exact connotation of Bharat Mata Ki Jai wrong. This innocuous slogan was never questioned by even the most devout Muslims till yesterday. Neither was it made mandatory by the majority Hindus or any government in the ...

  • Outrageous

    ISIS is believed to have tortured and crucified an abducted Indian Catholic priest on Good Friday a la Jesus. If the news is authentic, then one must say that ISIS has out-Heroded in cruelty and barbarism. These nuts have been decapitating, kil...

  • No Kumbh terror in Ujjain, cop planted explosives

    Bhopal: A 35-year-old Lokayukta constable and his aide were arrested on Tuesday for planting the explosives and detonators at a private hostel in Ujjain’s Nanakheda area to implicate some colleagues in the case.On March 19 police recovere...

  • Bajrang Dal activists attack church in Chattisgarh

    Raipur:  In Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh, miscreants entered a church on 6 March and damaged the church property. This incident occurred in Kachana town church, situated in Khamardeeh area. The chairman of the Chhattisgarh Christian For...

  • Communalism of the majority will destroy us

    New Delhi: A 2-day conference sponsored by Maulana Azad Academy, New Delhi held in Azad Bhawan (Indian Council of Cultural Relations) in which speakers and participants presented different aspects of Maulana Azad’s life and works about ma...

  • Sectarian strife in M.P. village

    New Delhi: Hidden sparks of sectarian hatred now appear to be turning into flames. Some people are seeing it in the background of recent Sufi Conference held in the country, though this has been going on since decades because instead of preachi...

  • Over 5000 fake police encounters in 11 years

    Bhopal: India leads all other countries of the world in fake police killings (“encounters”), seeing that during the past 11 years more than 5 thousand fake encounters had taken place in which 6,351 people were killed by police, larg...

  • A COMPARISON BETWEEN THE ENEMY PROPERTY ACT, 1968 AND THE ENEMY PROPERTY (AMENDMENT AND VALIDATION) BILL No. 53 of 2016

    Salient features of the Enemy Property Act, 1968 I. Under the provisions of the Act, the vesting is temporary (Refer to Sections of the Act, 1968: 5, 6, 8, 18), which has been the admitted stand of the Central Government thus far before all C...