• Brunei and Shari’ah

    27 Jan 2019 |
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    By AFTAB HUSAIN KOLA Brunei has come of age.  The Sultan of Brunei, who marked 50 years on the throne in spectacular style in 2017, has made Brunei a prosperous nation and proved that people in the country enjoy lasting … More

India’s Expectations in 2019

The year 2019, election year, will be of utmost importance for the 135-crore Indians. In a way it would decide the future course of this second most populous country of the world. It is the Constitution, democratic institutions, and regular … More

ASSAM NRC

The Theatre of the Absurd

By RAVI NAIR In the NRC case in the Supreme Court, one of the petitioners, Assam Sanmilita Mahasangha, on S. 6 A of the Citizenship Act, which lays down the cut-off date of 24 March 1971, on which organisation for … More

BANGLADESH ELECTIONS

TIB Finds Polls Anomalies in 47 of 50 Constituencies Su...

Electoral irregularities like stamping ballot papers the night before the polls and ballot stuffing by capturing booths on the election day took place in 47 out of 50 constituencies surveyed, says a Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) study on the December … More

NAJEEB FILM SCREENING

‘Ammi’ – A Documentary on a Mother’s Struggle f...

  By RAHEEM KHAN A JNU Muslim student Najeeb Ahmed went missing on October 2016. Najeeb was studying in MSc first year at JNU’s School of Biotechnology. After a brawl with members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) at … More

PERSONALITY

SHEIKH BHIKHARI, A GREAT MARTYR (2 October, 1811 – 6 ...

By Prof. Ahmad Sajjad Sheikh Bhikhari, the greatest martyr, is among the chivalrous personalities who gladly accepted martyrdom for the sake of his country. Sheikh Bhikhari along with Tikait Singh of Jharkhand, who set the British teeth on edge in … More

QURAN STUDIES

Man is Made of Haste

By SYED AKBAR HASSAN And if We give man a taste of mercy from Us and then take it away from him, he is then utterly desperate, ungrateful. 11:9 In this ayah an instinctively bad human habit has been mentioned … More

QUESTION-ANSWER

SELLING BEFORE GETTING POSSESSION

  By Dr. WAQUAR ANWAR Question: As an exporter I receive my consignments on ports and get them transferred to my warehouse. Often, I get orders for these goods before they reach my store-place and divert the same to the … More

FACE-TO-FACE

The Narrative of South African National Visit to Intern...

MOHAMED AMRA, an academician, Edupreneur from South Africa and Director of WonderKids Education who had come to India to visit International Book Fair, shared his perspective on many issues related to India and South Africa and his experience during the … More

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

I Knew I didn’t Need to Worship Jesus as God

By JAMEELAH I think it all began as a 5-year old child, perhaps slightly younger. I can remember sitting watching my great uncle as he read the Bible in the bedroom. He had lovingly made a reading stand for it … More

HEALTHCARE

WHY AM I SO SLEEPY ALL THE TIME?

By POOJA BAJAJ Sleep is that golden chain that ties HEALTH and our BODIES together” as quoted by Thomas Dekker If this golden chain is broken, our health falls apart. Sound sleep is a critical component of our health as … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 27-jan-2019

ADDING ‘FUEL TO FIRE’ IS PARTY’S WAY OF DOING POLITICS: BJP MLA BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa has denied all allegations against his party of attempting to topple the Congress-JDS government in Karnataka, but all his party MLAs may not … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 27-jan-2019

US, AFGHAN FORCES RAID TALIBAN PRISON IN AFGHANISTAN Afghan Taliban on 13 January claimed U.S. and Afghan forces raided their detention centre in northwestern Afghanistan and released 40 Daesh terrorists. In a statement, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the raid … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 27-jan-2019

Defence Ministry is Not to Defend the Govt. It is interesting that both former and serving defence ministers are defending the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi over Rafale deal. Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman and her predecessor, Mr. Arun Jaitley faced Mr. Rahul … More