Issues

  • Haj Hijacked

    By Omar Khalidi okhalidi@mit.edu The Haj in India has been hijacked by those who want to perpetuate state monopoly over air travel and related politics from Jawaharlal Nehru to Manmohan Singh. The central government is involved in two Ha...

  • Pew Report on global Muslim population

    Providentially it was Friday, the most auspicious day of the week for the Muslims, when India's largest circulation daily newspaper, The Times of India came out with its report headlined: One in four people worldwide is Muslim. Any news...

  • Muslim India 2008 - ii

    The opposition of the leading Madrasas and Muslim organizations throughout the country slowed down the government project of creating the Central Madrasa Board The existing scheme for Modernization of the Madrasas has failed to elicit much ...

  • Confusing Eid with Ramazan

    By Soroor Ahmed Printing mistakes in newspapers are a global phenomenon. In the case of dailies it is sometimes overlooked. They are printed at odd hours at break-neck speed. But some mistakes are too glaring to be ignored. They are no...

  • Social Democratic Party of India’s vision

    Today, on 18th October 2009, we are in an auspicious occasion of dedicating a new national political party to the people of India. It was on 21st June 2009, the humble formation of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) took place in a hotel r...

  • Central Madrasa Board must be opposed

    The Madrasa as an institution has always been an eye-sore for the Sangh Parivar. They see it as the defence line for Muslim identity and an obstacle to eventual assimilation of Muslims in the Hindu fold. Under the NDA government the Madrasas, p...

  • “Mahatma” Obama: Will He Stop Killing Innocent Afghans?

    By Salman Sultan In recent years especially after 9/11, the term "Terrorism” has become synonymous with ‘Jihad’, ‘Islamic Terrorism’ etc. It seems that our media is adept in parroting views propagated by ...

  • Vande Mataram: Facts and Fiction

    By Shyam Chand Controversy over Vande Mataram (Hail Mother) never ceases to die down in Parliament and outside. HRD Ministry's circular making singing Vande Mataram optional in schools has again raised this controversy. Vande Matar...

  • On The Current Situation of AMU

    Within the precincts of  AMU mosque, The great patriarch is lying in anguish; His sighs are  convulsing every  heart, His agony is  grieving  every  mind.    You  must also listen to them, ...

  • Universal Code for Treatment of Minorities

    By Syed Shahabuddin Among nearly 200 member-states of the UN, there is hardly one which has a homogenous population in terms of religion, language, race or culture. This implies that all of them have minority groups in relation to the majo...

  • Marathi vs Hindi: a ploy to get political mileage

    By Danish Reyaz danishreyaz@gmail.com Is Maharashtra going to be another Assam? May be and may be not. The recent war over language in Maharashtra is totally uncalled for. It is being fought on baseless ground with false belief system. A...

  • Growth of Muslim population - no case for rejoicing

    By Dr. M.I.H. Farooqi mihfarooqi@gmail.com   According to a recent report from US-based Pew Research Center, there are 1 billion 570 million Muslims living in the world today, and thus every fourth person on this earth is a Muslim. I...

  • Liberhan Report- Half Truthful & Half Untold

    Historians will indeed take a poor view of the national leadership in the critical days of 1992: a Prime Minister who was either naïve or incompetent and least interested in performing his Constitutional and legal duties: an opposition lea...

  • Mushrif's outspokenness is thought-provoking indeed

    The Ex-Maharashtra IG, S.M. Mushrif has done a great service to our country. The Brahminists, who are just like the Zionists, are crushing their religion in the name of religion for selfish worldly gains. They are ruthlessly resorting to lies a...

  • Qurbani stories from Mumbai

    In the city of Mumbai, where Muslims number about 3 million, in a total Metropolitan population of 13.6 million, the difficulties that Muslims face in carrying on their religious duties, is something the world is yet to know about. Though there...

  • Follow Islamic Measures To Combat Rapes

    In the wake of the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi, platitudes are being mouthed by politicians and people. But the only way to deal with the potentially pervert rapists is to promulgate the Sharia, which is followed in Saudia A...

  • India calls for Sharia Punishments to rapists

    The recent gang-rape and murderous assault on a young girl in New Delhi is rocking the nation, as it has never before. Practically an entire nation, women’s organisations, politicians, parliamentarians, print and electronic media and gene...

  • Iraq 55000, Afghan 17000, Palestine 3000 children killed, but Obama cried only when his home attacked

    “Our hearts are broken today,” Obama said on December 15. A tearful President Barack Obama expressed “overwhelming grief” for the victims of a shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school. Mr. Obama, did you e...

  • Rampant Rapes In Delhi

    The news that a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was raped by at least five drunken men in a private bus which was audaciously driven around South Delhi localities on Sunday night (December 16) must have shocked people and jolted the collectiv...

  • Khaqsaars in Ayodhya!

    The site of two whistle-blowing individuals, with polished shoes, well crafted belts in their waists with a look alike police uniform, controlling traffic, in Ayodhya, would necessarily arrest one’s attention. “I am the salar-e-...