Is the Republic in Peril?

We, the 134-crore strong Indians, celebrated the 69th Republic Day with great enthusiasm. This occasion prompts us to make a thorough stock-taking and sincere heart-searching. If we are not vigilant, we may lose our freedom which we reclaimed from a … More


Book on Auqaf Administration

Selected Papers on the Law and Administration of Auqaf in India”, is the title of a recently released book authored by Dr. Rizwanul Haque, better known as Mr. Qaisar Shamim, former Secretary of Central Waqf Board and a former Administrator … More


Zheng He China’s Greatest Muslim Explorer

By Firas AlKhateeb When people think of great explorers, they think of the usual names: Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, Evliya Çelebi, Christopher Columbus, etc. But not many know of one of the most interesting and influential of all time. In … More


Hajj Pilgrimage Freed from Subsidy Now Free the Pilgrim...

By SYYED MANSOOR AGHA Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister for Minority Affairs, while announcing the withdrawal of Hajj subsidy on 16 January, said, “This is part of our policy to empower minorities with dignity and without appeasement… The cut … More


Hidden Facts

By MEENAZ BHANU The sudden scraping of Hajj subsidy has now become yet another topic of discussion throughout the nation. The subsidy for Hajj pilgrims was started in the year1954 during Indira Gandhi’s governance.  Back then the un-stated need of … More


Wasimuddin Urges Bihar CM to Intervene for Speedy Relea...

By our staff writer Advocate Syed Wasimuddin Ahmad of Mohalla New Karimganj, Gaya, Bihar, has been fighting a long drawn legal battle since his licences for two arms stores were cancelled and all arms and ammunition therein was seized on … More


Is Your Father an Ape? Mine Neither

PARVEZ MANDVIWALA argues scientifically as well as religiously how man is the product of the Omnipotent God, and not son of a chimpanzee as a Darwinist believes. Being a true atheist is not everyone’s cup of tea. For, not only … More


Influenza Season Creates Havoc in US

By ANIS ANSARI This year influenza season seems to be moderately severe affecting all parts of United States with many sudden deaths reported in even young individuals. Unfortunately, this year’s vaccine against influenza has not been very effective. According to … More


INSIDE INDIA 04-feb-2018

ORIENTATION PROGRAMME ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY: ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE HELD AT AMU The faculty of Social Sciences , Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on 27 January organised and inaugurated the 14-day Orientation programme on “Research Methodology: Islamic Perspective” in collaboration with the Institute … More


MUSLIM WORLD 04-feb-2018

JIH AMEER CONDEMNS DEADLY ATTACK IN AFGHANISTAN The National President (Ameer) of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari has strongly condemned the deadly attack in Afghanistan on 27 January in which 102 people were killed and many others injured. The … More


READERS' PULSE 04-feb-2018

Scraping of Hajj Subsidy  Of course the scrapping of Hajj subsidy is a step in the right direction. However, it is highly unfair on the part of the Government to dub the phasing out as an end of minority appeasement. … More


Triple Talaq Bill against Muslim Women: Says AIMPLB Wom...

Muslim women got freedom over 1400 years ago. We are happy with our Shari’ah and we don’t want any interference in our personal laws. Triple Talaq Bill is illogical and against women in many ways. It is aimed at disturbing … More


Interest-Free Economy as an Option

Radiance Viewsweekly is going through a phase of development. A readership survey is under process. A questionnaire has been prepared and distributed through post and email, besides through personal contacts. It was decided that, in order to broaden the base … More