Babri Masjid Case, Our Collective Conscience Demands Justice, Nothing but Justice

One may not agree with the former Supreme Court Judge Markandey Katju that our irresponsible politicians deserved to be hanged on the nearest lampposts. But it is a fact that a considerable number of political leaders fall under this category. … More


India to Face the Biggest Test of All in Coming Weeks: ...

By our staff reporter While referring to Citizenship Amendment Bill, the noted author and social and human rights activist, Arundhati Roy said in the coming weeks we are going to face the greatest test of all. Very recently, I was … More


JIH Joins Civil Society Delegation to Kashmir, Interact...

A joint delegation comprising prominent civil society members visited Kashmir from 7th to 10th October 2019. The team included S.R. Darapuri (Retd IG, UP Police), Malik Moatasim Khan (Secretary Jamaat-e-Islami Hind), Shweta Verma (Women & Child Rights Activist), Mujtaba Farooq … More


Peace is a Possibility: Dr. Abiy Ahmed Demonstrates

By Dr. MAZHAR QAIYUM This is a coincidence that soon after completing his 100 days in office Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, became the 100th Noble Peace Prize winner of this year. Applauding his tireless efforts in … More


A New-born Girl Found Buried Alive

By Sikandar Azam History repeats itself, so goes the adage. But it repeats largely for those who do not learn lessons from the annals of history. In human history, there was a time when people were callous enough to bury … More


A Victory for Movement against Global Poverty

By Arshad Shaikh On 14 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences issued a press release announcing the winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019. The winners were Abhijit Banerjee, Massachusetts … More


Poverty and Unemployment Rates in Gaza at 75%

The Ministry of Social Development in the Gaza Strip on October 17 said that the rates of poverty and unemployment in the Gaza Strip reached nearly 75 per cent in 2019. In a press release it added that 70 per … More


Charity Benefits the Charitable

By Syed Akbar Hassan In the Qur’an (2:272-274) Allah says: “It is not for you to make people follow the right guidance. It is Allah who guides whom He wills. Whatever good you may spend in charity is for your … More


Why Sedition Law must be Repealed

By Aftab Alam Though abhorred since Independence, the sedition law has gained more notoriety in recent years due to its gross misuse across the country. On August 20 sedition charges were slapped against the 49 celebrities including Aparna Sen, Shayam … More


Political Vendetta

By M.S.  Qais The distinguished Greek philosopher, Socrates had to lip the cup of poison as a reward for speaking the truth. At present most of our intellects who give uppermost importance to speaking the naked truth, have been projecting … More


Nobel Laureate Abhijit’s Vision can Transform Educati...

Dr AMIR ULLAH KHAN, a developmental economist, has worked as a Researcher for the Ministry of Finance, Government of India and the UNDP at Project LARGE (Legal Adjustments and Reforms for Globalising the Economy). He was Deputy Director and Policy … More


INSIDE INDIA 02-nov-2019

Islam is Extremely Attractive Faith: Rajeev Dhavan Senior Supreme Court Advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who is representing Muslim petitioners, said that the Babri Masjid should be restored at the site where it stood before its demolition on 6 December 1992. He … More


MUSLIM WORLD 02-nov-2019

We will support the just Palestine cause: New Tunisia president Tunisia’s new President Kais Saied said on October 13 that he “will work within the framework of the constitution and support the just causes, including that of Palestine.” “The Tunisian … More


READERS' PULSE 02-nov-2019

NRC will Ultimately Harm Muslims More This refers to the news item, “NRC an Effort to Make Minorities Second Class Citizens: Ravi Nair” (Radiance Viewsweekly, 8 September). There can be no second thought on it and everybody is aware of … More


Financial Discipline Vital to Social Welfare

By our staff reporter SAHULAT Microfinance Society (SMS) organised a two-day workshop on Financial Discipline on 21-22 September in the national capital to provide quality training for its affiliated Interest Free Cooperative Credit Societies (IFCCS). Around 70 representatives from 26 … More