• Mulayam not Serious about Hashimpura Massacre Case: Rihai Manch

    31 May 2015 |
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    Rihai Manch has said that the very decision of the Samajwadi Party to challenge the acquittal of 16 policemen in the High Court of Delhi is yet another attempt to mislead people. It has repeatedly asked that if the party … More

  • Another Long-Drawn Legal Battle for Justice

    31 May 2015 |
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    MOHAMMAD NAUSHAD KHAN analyses the Uttar Pradesh Government’s bid to move the High Court of Delhi to challenge the acquittal of the 16 policemen accused of massacre in Hashimpura and the announcement of Rs 5 lakh each as compensation to … More

Execution at Will

Democracy sans opposition is inconceivable; for it is nothing short of despotism. If this is the case, the system may well be defined as ‘a government of we the rulers, for we the rulers and of course by we the … More

COMMUNAL AMITY

COMMUNAL AMITY The Need of the Hour

By M.S. QAIS Communal politics has been present in the country in some form or the other. But, today it presents a far more dangerous picture than it had been earlier. More than half a century ago India was in … More

DAWAH EXHIBITION

‘Know the Truth’ Exhibition by JIH-Pune

  By DR PARVEZ MANDVIWALA Making new and creative inroads into the field of Dawah, Islamic Information Centre- Pune held its 3-day exhibition “Know the Truth” at Raja Ravi Verma Art Gallery, Pune from 15 to 17 May. More than … More

DELHI SCHOOLS

Corruption, Malpractices Spoil Govt. Schools

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Our Government is responsible for providing free and qualitative education for every child up to Class VIII. But government schools suffer from corruption and malpractices. The infrastructure and system of education is not serving students properly. … More

ELECTRONIC CURRENCY

ELECTRONIC CURRENCY Bane or Boon?

By MOINUDDIN The journey of currency since the beginning of human life on this planet has been interesting. The earliest man too needed mutual transaction to survive. This was done through Barter system in which a commodity surplus with the … More

MASS EDUCATION

Prophet Muhammad and the Concept of Mass Education

By PROF. ZAFARUL ISLAM ISLAHI                                                                                         This is a well- known fact that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be to him) is the role model for all of us in every aspect of our life, including educational one. The … More

MODI SARKAR

PM Modi’s One Year in Office Reality and Illusion

By RAJINDAR SACHAR Last year when the B.J.P. with Narendra Modi as Prime Minister romped home with overwhelming majority of its own, people thought that for the next few years, this government was untouchable and any mass discontent would be … More

MORSI EXECUTION

Morsi Death Sentence Earns Worldwide Condemnation

The death sentence an Egyptian court awarded to the country’s first democratically elected and now militarily ousted President, Mohamed Morsi and over 100 other leaders, members and supporters of Ikhwan al-Muslimoon on 16 May has earned worldwide protests and condemnations. … More

MUSLIM AFFAIRS

Your Visit to the Mosque

By SAMEEN AHMED KHAN The word mosque comes from the Arabic word, Masjid, which means a place where one prostrates oneself, or a place of worship. The Mosque is the base and foundation stone for Muslim society and serves as … More

POET OF THE EAST

Tere Kaabe Ko Jabeenon Se Basaya Hum Ne

  Dasht To Dasht Hain, Darya Bhi Na Chhore Hum Ne Bahr-e-Zulmaat Mein Dauda Diye Ghode Hum Ne       Safah-e-Dahar Se Baatil Ko Mitaya Hum Ne Nau-e-Insaan Ko Ghulami Se Chudaya Hum Ne       Tere Kaabe … More

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

Preserve Heritage of Nature to Save Life on Earth

Is the destruction of environment not an act of encroachment on the rights of all living beings of today and tomorrow? wonders PROF. SHAISTA BANO and suggests “Zero Tolerance” as the formula to save the life on the planet earth … More

INSIDE INDIA

SC MOVES TO GET BAIL FOR POOR UNDERTRIALS

Noting that 67 per cent of those lodged in the prisons in the country are undertrials who are too poor to get bail, the Supreme Court has directed the National Legal Services Authority to coordinate with the Union Home Ministry … More

INSIDE INDIA

PUNISH MAKKAH MASJID BOMB BLAST CULPRITS, POLICE FIRING...

On completion of eight years of Makkah masjid bomb blast and subsequent police firing, Civil Liberties Monitoring Committee expressed its concern over the inaction by the government of Telangana towards the criminals of blast and police firing in which many … More

INSIDE INDIA

WELFARE PARTY TO RELEASE CHARGESHEET AGAINST NDA GOVT

Charging the BJP-led NDA Government with failure on all fronts, Welfare Party of India (WPI) on 19 May said it would release a ‘chargesheet against it in “the People’s Court”, on May 26, co-inciding with the first anniversary of the … More

INSIDE INDIA

INDIAN FARMERS SELL THEIR CHILDREN TO SURVIVE

The farmer from Mohanpura village in central India’s Madhya Pradesh state had seen unseasonably heavy rains and hailstorms destroy crop after crop, while he fell deeper into debt. Finally, last August, with no way to feed his family, Singh felt … More

INSIDE INDIA

MUSLIMS UNHAPPY OVER COMPULSORY FEE FOR SACRIFICE DURIN...

Several Muslim organisations expressed strong anguish over compulsory advance fee for ‘qurbani’ or sacrifice from Haj pilgrims and have termed it as “anti-Shari’ah”. General Secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Maulana Nizamuddin reportedly said that the Haj … More

INSIDE INDIA

12,000 URDU BOOKS THROWN INTO THE GANGA OVER LAND DISPU...

An Urdu library at Munger in Bihar was ransacked and thousands of rare books were thrown into the Ganga following a dispute between its management and shopkeepers occupying a part of its land, a report said on 20 May. Two … More

INSIDE INDIA

UP TO INCLUDE RECOGNISED MADRASAS ON GRANT LIST

The Uttar Pradesh government on 19 May gave nod to a proposal to include 99 recognised madrasas in the aided category and launch of Janeshwar Mishra Solar Street Light scheme. The decisions were taken during a cabinet meeting chaired by … More

INSIDE INDIA

URDU GETS FIRST LANGUAGE STATUS IN TELANGANA

Students in Telangana can now opt for Urdu as their first language. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on 19 May approved this age-old proposal for use of Urdu as first language for both school and higher education. Currently, Urdu is … More

INSIDE INDIA

KEEP TAJ FREE OF CONTROVERSY

The legal case on the plea to declare the Taj Mahal a Shiva temple took an interesting turn on 13 May with several tourist bodies in Agra asking the district court not to allow the monument to become a “Babri … More

INSIDE INDIA

ISRAELI JAILED IN INDIA ATTEMPTS ESCAPE WITH US JEW’S...

An Israeli man jailed in India for alleged possession of illicit drugs reportedly attempted a daring escape on 14 May with the help of a Jewish-American accomplice, only to be foiled by local police, a report said on 17 May. … More

MUSLIM WORLD

TURKISH MILITARY SHIP JOINS EFFORTS TO REACH ROHINGYA M...

The Turkish navy is carrying out efforts to reach Rohingya Muslims stranded in boats off the coast of Thailand and Malaysia, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said. Addressing a group of young people at Çankaya Palace May 19, Davutoğlu said that … More

MUSLIM WORLD

UN WELCOMES MALAYSIA, INDONESIA PLEDGE ON MIGRANTS

The United Nations refugee agency on 20 May welcomed a promise by Malaysia and Indonesia to offer temporary shelter to 7,000 migrants adrift at sea and called for them to be brought to shore immediately. Further steps will be needed … More

MUSLIM WORLD

GERMAN PARLIAMENT SPEAKER DECLINES TO MEET SISI

German Parliament Speaker Norbert Lammert on 19 May announced that he has cancelled a planned meeting with Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during his planned visit to Berlin next month, due to human rights violations in Egypt. Lammert’s office said in a … More

MUSLIM WORLD

ANTI-MUSLIM FILM BACK UP ON YOUTUBE

An anti-Muslim film, Innocence of Muslims, that sparked violence in the Middle East was reposted to YouTube on 19 May, a day after a federal appeals court ruled the website should not have been forced to take it down. The … More

MUSLIM WORLD

GAZA’S ECONOMY ‘ON VERGE OF COLLAPSE’

Gaza’s economy is in a worse state than any other in the world, with unemployment at a global high, output contracting sharply and the long-term prospects worrying, the World Bank said on 22 May. Repeated rounds of conflict, internal divisions … More

MUSLIM WORLD

PA REQUESTS ICC DATE FOR ISRAEL WAR CRIMES LAWSUIT

The Palestinian Authority said it had asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to set a date for submitting the case files pertaining to the settlements and war crimes lawsuits against Israel to the court, a report said on 18 May. … More

MUSLIM WORLD

TENN. MAN WHO PLANNED ATTACK ON NY MUSLIMS SHOULD FACE ...

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on 16 May called on the Obama administration to treat a planned religiously-motivated attack on a Muslim community in New York as an act of terrorism and to charge the alleged organiser of the … More

MUSLIM WORLD

HALAL FOOD INDUSTRY INCREASES IN RUSSIA

The market for halal products and services in Russia has been increasing year by year, Russia Muftis Council, or RMC, vice-chairman has claimed. Rushan Abbasov, who is on the organising committee of the sixth Moscow International Halal Expo, which started … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIMS CONGRATULATE ELECTED PRESIDENT OF GUYANA

The Anna Catherina Islamic Complex (ACIC) & The Guyana United Sadr Islamic Anjuman (GUSIA) on behalf of the wider Muslim community expressed heartfelt congratulation to Mr. David A. Granger, as the 8th elected President of the Republic of Guyana. “In … More

MUSLIM WORLD

ANWAR IBRAHIM’S WIFE SWORN IN AS OPPOSITION LEADER

The wife of Malaysia’s jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has assumed his post after taking an oath in parliament on 18 May. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, 62, won her husband’s stronghold of Permatang Pauh parliamentary constituency, Penang state, in a … More

READERS' PULSE

Indian Muslims Play Key Roles in Development

The interview of Dr. Jaweed Mukarram Siddique highlights how Muslims are contributing to the science sector which can add to the country’s development. His association with Jamaat-e-Islami Hind is an indication that this organisation is not only a group of … More

READERS' PULSE

Ensure Accountability

No amount of meetings, conclaves, resolutions will make any difference to the Muslims, who are rounded up and put behind bars on flimsy grounds. The government thought CBI would be more efficient in investigating the cases impartially. They did not … More

READERS' PULSE

Adult Juvenile

It refers to ‘Juvenile Justice Bill Lacks Reformative Measures’ (Radiance, 24-30 May). In the report, social activists and lawyers have objected to treating 16-year-olds as adults even if they commit harsh crimes. Juveniles are treated differently by laws only because … More

READERS' PULSE

Not a Single Inch of Land for Them

The very horrible and painful condition of Rohingya migrants questions our humanity. No one is ready to give them shelter. Even their own country refused to accept them. They are dying in ocean without food and shelter. This is very … More

READERS' PULSE

Plight of Rohingya Migrants

Fate of Rohingya migrants! Yes, it is the worst form of human indignity. I am surprised that the world can even become so insensitive towards human beings. Why the world community and international human care organisations are silent. Won’t their … More

REPORT

Order CBI Inquiry into Attacks on Dalits in Jaipur: Civ...

  By OUR CORRESPONDENT Various civil society groups and social organisations protested over brutal attack on Dalits at Statue Circle in Jaipur on 20 May and demanded CBI to arrest the culprit and punish the perpetrators of this horrific incident … More

REPORT

Institutionalised Sectarian Differences More Dangerous

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Dr. Javed Jamil, a renowned author and social thinker, while addressing the weekly meeting organised by Jamaat-e-Islami Hind in the national capital on 16 May, said that there is no scope of differences in our Deen. … More