Terrible Terror Strike

The whole country was shell shocked to learn about the attack on the convoy of CRPF in Pulwama which claimed the lives of over 45 security personnel. Indeed most disturbing and shocking. All political parties and organisations joined in condemning … More

BOOK REVIEW

Invite All to Thy Lord….

INVITING TO ISLAM English translation of Islam ki Dawat Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari Markazi Maktaba Islami Publishers, New Delhi Pages: 395 Price: 180 Reviewed by DR. PARVEZ MANDVIWALA Calling fellow human beings to their Lord, to Islam, is not only … More

ALLAMA IQBALS PHILOSOPHY

Iqbal’s Concept of Khudi and Tasawwuf

By SYED KHALID HUSAIN Khudi ko kar buland itna ke har taqdeer se pehle / Khuda bande se khud poochhe bata teri raza kya hai. (Elevate the Self to such heights that, before issuing every decree of destiny, God Himself … More

AMU CONTROVERSY

Why They Target a Premium Muslim University

By Prof. Shah Alam Khan The single most dangerous preposition of fascists is persistence. Persistence with brutality and hate form the lynchpin of their efforts to control the masses. The disproportionate logic of hate cannot work unless it is hammered … More

BANGLADESH ELECTION

Civilian Coup D’état

By WILLIAM MILAM   The Awami League (AL) has finally proven what many outside observers had thought since 2011: a free and fair election is not possible in Bangladesh under its current political structure. The December 30 election appears, from … More

IN SEARCH OF ICON

APPROPRIATING AN ICON RSS Celebrates Netaji Subhash Cha...

  By RAM PUNIYANI On 23rd January BJP-RSS organised various programmes to honour Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. In one of these programmes, a clash took place leading to a curfew in Kendrapada, Orissa. In different meetings organised by BJP-RSS, an … More

MASJID PARICHAY

Clearing Doubts and Connecting Hearts in a Mosque

What comes to your mind when you think of a mosque? Domes and minarets, rows of pious men praying in unison or something sinister? A group of men in Kalyan got their answers first hand when they visited Jama Masjid … More

PULWAMA TERROR ATTACK

Pulwama Terror Attack Widely Condemned

  The February 14 terrorist attack in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir, which claimed over 45 security personnel, has earned wide criticism from government authorities and the various organisations and institutions in India and abroad. The President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) … More

QURAN STUDIES

The Obligation of Acquiring Religious Knowledge

By Syed Akbar Hassan Muslim scholars have written books on the merits of religious knowledge, great rewards (thawab) it brings and aspects related with it. The Holy Prophet (Peace and blessings of Allah be to him) said: “Whoever travels on … More

VENEZUELA CRISIS

Enough Western Meddling and Interventions Let the Venez...

By RAMZY BAROUD American politicians from the two main parties have finally found something to agree upon: more intervention in Venezuela. “Now, despite (President Nicolas) Maduro, there is hope (in Venezuela)”, wrote Democratic Senator, Dick Durbin, in USA Today. “These … More

HEALTHCARE

Night Shift can Damage Your DNA: Study

Do you frequently work in night shifts? Lack of proper sleep and night-time wakefulness can cause damage to the structure of the human DNA and lead to many diseases, including cancer and diabetes, as well as cardiovascular, neurological and pulmonary … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 24-feb-2019

NO PROOF OF SEDITION AGAINST AMU STUDENTS IN EARLY PROBE: POLICE A day after filing a sedition case against 14 students of Aligarh Muslim University, the Uttar Pradesh police February 14 said there is no primary evidence against them and … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 24-feb-2019

TWO US CONGRESSWOMEN OPENLY ENDORSE BDS The first two Middle East Congresswomen, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, have openly endorsed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Michigan congresswoman Tlaib said on February 9 that she wanted to highlight “issues … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 24-feb-2019

Intelligence Failure The death of 40 CRPF jawans in a suicide bombing attack at Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir has evoked much anger across the country. The JeM suicide bomber rammed his explosives laden vehicle into the CRFP convoy near … More

REPORT

Revoke Sedition Cases against AMU Students: Student Lea...

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Student leaders from various universities in a joint press conference in the national capital on 15 February expressed solidarity with students of Aligarh Muslim University and demanded immediate revocation of sedition cases against 14 students of … More