• EGYPT’S CONVENIENT WAR Fighting for Survival in the Sinai

    9 Nov 2014 |
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    RAMZY BAROUD opines that behind the continued violence in Sinai lies Cairo’s political jiggery-pokery. Sinai is both heaven and hell. This triangular desert boasts an arid landscape of hopeless horizons often interrupted by leftover military hardware from previous wars. The … More

Sikh Carnage 1984 Long Wait for Justice

After 30 long years the heart-wrenching stories of murder and mayhem are once again on the pages of newspapers. Side by side, we come across the inspiring story of unending struggle of the Sikh community to secure justice. The first … More

DEBATE ON ISLAM

Who will Bell the Cat?

By MUHAMMAD SIRAJUDDIN Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, while addressing the UN General Assembly first time declared that we do not need any G-4 or G-8, but G-all. While this spirit, fully and sincerely, is incorporated already in declared … More

MANAGEMENT

Organising Skill in Islam

By SYED KAZIM Organising is the process of bringing together physical, financial and human resources and developing productive relationship among them for achievement of organisational goals. Organising includes identification of activities, classification of grouping of activities, assignment of duties, delegation … More

MUSLIM AFFAIRS

A Plea!

By MOHAMMED ABID HUSSAIN As I sit today and ponder at the developments around me, I fail to understand how things have come to such a pass. The recent elections and the present social and political discourse inspire no confidence … More

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Optical Sciences Bag 2014 Physics and Chemistry Nobel P...

By SAMEEN AHMED KHAN Optical sciences are the central theme of the 2014 Nobel Prizes in both Physics and Chemistry. The prizes were announced on 7 and 8 October respectively. Two Nobel Prizes were announced on two consecutive days, to … More

PURITY & CLEANLINESS

Islam on Cleanliness

By OBAIDUR RAHMAN NADWI The Swacch Bharat Mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an appreciable step and must get due attention by all and sundry. Islam is a complete code of life. It contains a clear and adequate guidance … More

WOMAN IN ISLAM

Status of Women in Islamic Society – Some Basic Tenet...

By SYED JALALUDDIN OMARI Translation SYYED MANSOOR AGHA   Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Omari is an eminent Islamic scholar. To his credit are many acclaimed books. Main thrust of his works is to defuse misconceptions and misgivings about basic tenets of … More

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

Far-right French Politician Reverts to Islam

In a shocking decision to Marine Le Pen’s party, a French far-right councillor has reverted to Islam, sending a video message to officials of the anti-immigration party to praise the Muslims’ holy book, the Qur’ān, and asking them to join … More

INSIDE INDIA

JIH GREETS WORLD MUSLIM COMMUNITY ON NEW ISLAMIC YEAR

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind on 25 October greeted Muslims in India and the world on the occasion of the new Hijri Year 1436 and wished them peace, prosperity and progress. In his New Islamic Year message, Mohammad Salim Engineer, National Secretary, Jamaat-e-Islami … More

INSIDE INDIA

MUSLIMS BLAMED FOR ‘MISMANAGING’ WAQF BODIES

Introspecting on the state of waqf management, prominent leaders of the Muslim community have blamed Muslims for the mismanagement of 1.10 lakh Waqf bodies holding four lakh acres of waqf lands all over the country. In a day-long national seminar … More

INSIDE INDIA

ROW OVER ENCROACHMENT OF WAQF PROPERTY

A public hearing meeting organised by the Gulbarga City Corporation and chaired by the Urban Development Minister Vinaykumar Sorake turned out to be a duel between Municipal Administration and Waqf Minister Qamarul Islam and the former Minister S.K. Kanta in … More

INSIDE INDIA

CIVIL, HUMAN RIGHTS CONDITION IN JHARKHAND VERY PATHETI...

A meeting of APCR Jharkhand state was held on 23 October in Ranchi to discuss the civil and human rights situation in Jharkhand and methodology to protect the rights of the citizens in the state. Twenty representatives from Ranchi, Jamshedpur, … More

INSIDE INDIA

NATIONAL SEMINAR ON SHEIKH NOORUDDIN WALI

The Department of Modern Indian Languages, Aligarh Muslim University organised a two-day national seminar on ‘Sheikh Nooruddin Wali: Thought and Art’ on 28 October. Inaugurating the seminar, the AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (Retd) said that Sheikh … More

INSIDE INDIA

JIH CONCERNED AT ATTACK ON SHAHI IMAM OF DELHI

Mr. Nusrat Ali, Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, has strongly condemned attack on Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Delhi, Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari during prayers at the mosque. The attack on him during Namaz and inside the mosque is not … More

INSIDE INDIA

ISLAM IN 21ST CENTURY RELEASED

Dr. Zafar-ul-Islam Khan, President All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat released a book ‘Islam in 21st Century’ by Abdur Rashid Agwan, a well-Known writer, at Milli Model School in New Delhi on 2 November. The author introduced the book in brief and … More

MUSLIM WORLD

EGYPT VARSITIES SUSPEND, EXPEL ANTI-GOVT ACTIVISTS

At least 18 Egyptian student supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi have been expelled from their respective universities over the past three days for taking part in anti-government demonstrations, a report said on 28 October, citing university officials and activists. … More

MUSLIM WORLD

THAILAND URGED TO ACT ON DEATHS OF MUSLIM CHILDREN

A leading human rights organisation on 29 October called on Thailand’s government to take action against security forces accused of killing an ethnic Malay Muslim teenager. Human Rights Watch said military and paramilitary units have been involved in the killing … More

MUSLIM WORLD

ISLAMOPHOBIA THREATENS MUSLIMS’ RIGHTS IN BELGIUM

Hind is a 31-year-old Moroccan woman living in Brussels without a job. She also happens to be a Muslim who wears the Niqab, a hijab that covers the face. ‘‘I’m looking for a job… and here in Belgium there is … More

MUSLIM WORLD

TUNISIA’S ENNAHDA DOWN, NOT OUT AFTER ELECTION DEFEAT

After Tunisia’s Ennahda conceded defeat in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, there were no fireworks, concerts or cheering rallies outside the headquarters of its rival, the secular Nidaa Tounes alliance. Instead it was Ennahda’s leader Rached Ghannounchi who appeared before jubilant supporters … More

MUSLIM WORLD

EX-LIBYAN REBEL LEADER ALLOWED TO SUE BRITAIN OVER TORT...

A former Libyan commander won the legal right to sue Britain for damages over the years of torture he says he suffered at the hands of Muammar Gaddafi’s henchmen after being illegally handed to Libya by British and U.S. spies. … More

MUSLIM WORLD

SWEDEN BECOMES FIRST EU-MEMBER COUNTRY RECOGNISING PALE...

The Swedish government officially recognised the state of Palestine on 30 October, saying it hoped the move would help to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The decision drew praise from the Palestinian president and criticism from Israel. “Our decision … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MYANMAR LYNCH MOB MOSTLY UNJAILED

An international rights group has warned that most members of a mob that killed ten Muslim pilgrims in Myanmar two years ago have escaped justice. Human Rights Watch commented as seven men were jailed for the attack. “It was clear … More

MUSLIM WORLD

CHINA HOSTS SUMMIT ON REBUILDING AFGHANISTAN

China will donate 1.5 billion yuan ($244 million) to Afghanistan over the next three years, the country’s premier announced on 31 October at the opening of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan conference in capital Beijing. Stressing the summit should focus … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MALALA TO DONATE NOBEL PRIZE FOR GAZA SCHOOLS

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai is to donate $50,000 towards rebuilding schools in Gaza, she announced on 29 October. Malala was speaking in Stockholm where she received the World’s Children’s Prize. She announced that she would donate all the prize … More

READERS' PULSE

Let peace prevail in Delhi

After Trilokpuri communal riot which many believe was orchestrated to incite communal tension between both the communities and thereafter reap its benefit in the coming assembly elections in Delhi. Another attempt which has been to some extent foiled with on … More

READERS' PULSE

Searching for Godot by BJP

It is nothing but searching for Godot by BJP. They have two options left to select their icon, whom the nation will accept with them, Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Where Gandhi is already the icon of Congress and … More

READERS' PULSE

Left Parties for Anti-Communal Campaign

That the Left parties are coming together to launch anti-communal campaign is nothing short of desperation to counter BJP, spread across the length and breadth of the country. The secular forces are gearing up to form larger coalition which has … More

READERS' PULSE

Duplicity of ‘civilised’ western nations

The duplicity of the ‘civilised’ western nations has been exposed vis-à-vis Ebola, as they have done nothing so far, beyond quarantining their own citizens. The only reason why there was no R&D by the profit-oriented pharmaceutical behemoths to prepare a … More

REPORT

Dowry a Blot on Human Society

By OUR STAFF REPORTER While our society is suffering from a lot of evils, one of them that has hit the society hardest is dowry. Realising the curse of dowry, BAJI Forum, which has been fighting against it for decades, … More

REPORT

Behind the Mask of Development

By OUR STAFF REPORTER The Amir Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Omari along with other leaders of the organisation interacted with journalists and expressed his views on different national and international issues at a monthly press meet at JIH headquarters … More

REPORT

Practical Implications of Alternative Economy

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Dr Waquar Anwar, Secretary Board of Islamic Publications and Financial Adviser to Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, shared his perspective on the practical implications of and feasibility in alternative economy in the context of Islamic teachings, at a programme … More