The Challenge and Response

Life is nothing but a series of challenges and their positive and constructive responses. This is the scheme of the Almighty God who created the earth, evolved the human beings, made them inhabit the earth and gave them ability to … More

A FACT-FINDING REPORT

Legal Status of Religious Spaces in and around West Del...

[Report of the fact-finding committee formed by Delhi Minorities Commission to probe the claim of BJP MP from West Delhi constituency, Shri Parvesh Verma, about “mushrooming of mosques on government land” in NCT of Delhi, especially in his constituency. Another … More

CURRENT AFFAIRS

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Are We Ready?

  By Anees Ismail You will not have to learn driving in your entire life… Isn’t that something interesting? You may learn driving for FUN, but it will not be necessary to drive a car, since future cars will be … More

AWARD

Shafiq R Khan First Indian to Receive “Grinnell Prize...

Shafiq ur Rahman Khan has been chosen as the winner of the coveted “Grinnell prize” for the year 2019, a report said on July 30. Notably, he is also the first Indian to receive this award in recognition of his … More

CITIZENSHIP ISSUE

NRC and Citizenship Issue

By Bazlul Basid Choudhury We will celebrate the 73rd Independence Day on 15th August 2019. But even after the passage of seven decades plus since our hard-won Independence, you know our beloved country is passing through a very critical phase. … More

COMBATING HATE

Mature Citizenship Needed to Combat Hate

By Asif Hussain The journey of world politics has reached its zenith. From now on we will see fall in the quality of leadership and governance. There is nothing more that this world can offer as ideas for governance. All … More

DECREASING BIRTHRATE

Deadly to Nation

By Rahmathunnissa It was a public transport bus. It wasn’t a fully loaded one. In fact, two passengers were sitting in most of the three-seaters stretching out lavishly and keeping their luggage also next to them in the seats. When … More

MOB LYNCHING

It’s a Political Conspiracy against Muslims: JIH Mumb...

By Dr. Parvez Mandviwala In a public address attended by hundreds of people from all over the city, renowned social activist, Mr. Nadeem Khan related the sordid tales of mob lynching witnessed in the past couple of years and spoke … More

PLURALISM

Pluralism in India in Peril

By Dr. Siraj Ur Rahman Pluralism, which was once the epitome of India’s cultural values and ethos, is on a fast waning trajectory. Thanks to the concerted efforts of the myopic, fascist and communal-minded politicians, the virtue of pluralism has … More

QURAN STUDIES

Time to Review our Values

By Syed Akbar Hassan In Surah 10 – Yunus – Ayah 58 Allah the Exalted states in the Holy Qur’ān: “Say, ‘with the grace of Allah and with His mercy’ – with these they should rejoice. It is far better … More

SOCIAL INEQUALITY

Social Inequality in India

By Dr. Syed Kazim The United Nations describes inequality as “the state of not being equal, especially in status, rights and opportunities”. Social Inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly based on norms of a society … More

TRIPLE TALAQ LAW

Triple Talaq Law will Cause More Harm than Good to Musl...

The President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Syed Sadatullah Husaini has expressed concern over the passage of the Triple Talaq Bill and its assent by the President of India. In a statement to the media the JIH President said on August 1: … More

VALUE-SYSTEM

Threat to Constitutional Values

By Arshad Shaikh According to the Cambridge Dictionary “values” imply – the principles that help you decide what is right and wrong, and how to act in various situations. Literature around ethics talks about “protected value” and defines it as … More

FACE-TO-FACE

Unemployment, Poverty, Corruption are the Biggest Chall...

Prof Emeritus, Dr MOHAMMAD NEJATULLAH SIDDIQI, a renowned expert in Islamic Finance, was professor of Economics, Centre for Research in Islamic Economics, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah; professor of Islamic Studies, AMU and recipient of King Faisal International Prize for Islamic … More

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

I Was Afraid of Islam and Muslims

  By Larissa Bennett How Did I “End up” a Muslim? That’s the question I often get asked, but, in my opinion, it’s more of a how did I get so lucky to see the mercy, love and peace in … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 11-AUG-2019

Aligarh mufti orders Friday namaz on terrace, instead of roads In a decision that could end confrontation between two communities, the Aligarh Shehar Mufti, Mohammad Khalid Hameed, has directed administrators of all the mosques in the city to make arrangements … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 11-AUG-2019

17 Idlib villages destroyed in regime offensive: UN At least 17 villages have been “completely destroyed” as the regime of Bashar al-Assad and its principal international ally, Russia, press a military offensive on northwestern Syria’s Idlib province, the UN said … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 11-AUG-2019

Farmers’ Distress In recent times there is an alarming rate of incidents of farmers committing suicide. In Maharashtra alone, since 2015, 12842 farmers had chosen to such frantic end. The import of food grains at cheaper rate due to liberalisation … More