• Institutionalising Violence!

    9 Oct 2016 |

    FR. CEDRIC PRAKASH SJ writes how violence is being institutionalised to promote gun culture at the cost of peace and innocent lives. The famed Swedish sculptor Carl Fredrik Reutersward (who died in May this year) has made one of the … More

  • Let’s Save the Country from Communal Conflagration

    9 Oct 2016 |

    By M.S. QAIS           Communal riots do not take place on their own. It is not a natural phenomenon. Earthquakes, eruption of volcano, etc. take place because of certain natural changes in the earth crust. However, communal violence is caused … More

Nation Building The Task Ahead

It is a sign of maturity that, after a show of jingoistic patriotism, both India and Pakistan, their governments and their opinion makers as well are turning their attention to the permanent task of nation building.We know well that war … More


Niyaz Ahmed Conferred Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in ...

By SAMEEN AHMED KHAN Professor Dr. Niyaz Ahmed has been conferred the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Medical Sciences.  A Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), Royal Society of Biology (UK) and the National Academy of Sciences … More


Stop Execution of Egypt Campaign Relaunched

Stop the Execution of Egypt campaign has been relaunched (the second time in three years), as the junta regime in Egypt persists in its absurd policy of confusing and linking legal and political issues, and ferociously seeks to eliminate opponents … More


A Small Thriving Community

By ABU ZAFAR-TAIWAN For the Taipei Grand Mosque, as for many others across the world, Friday is not a normal day. Unlike on other weekdays, the Mosque, which has the capacity of around 1000 people, is generally overcrowded on a … More


Four Quadrant Theories of Personality

By SYED KAZIM Islam is a holistic system that impacts all areas of a person’s life. To this effect, a Muslim should strive to attain a strong body, good character and cultured thought. He should be able to earn a … More


Aligarh Movement is Becoming More Effective and Challen...

PROF. SHAN MOHAMMAD, who is considered an authority on Sir Syed, has served as the Chairman Department of Political Science, Director Sir Syed Academy, Director Career Planning Centre and Principal Women’s College, AMU. He was also Professor of Political Science … More


INSIDE INDIA 09-oct-2016

AIMPLB LAUNCHES DARUL QADHA IN VIJAYAWADAAll India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on 18 September launched the first Darul Qadha in the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh to resolve matrimonial disputes of Muslim couples as per the Shariat (Muslim personal … More


MUSLIM WORLD 09-oct-2016

ALEPPO HUMANITARIAN CATASTROPHE ‘UNLIKE ANY’ IN SYRIAThe United Nations aid chief on 29 September warned that Aleppo faces a humanitarian catastrophe “unlike any” witnessed so far in Syria’s brutal five-year war. “Let me be clear: east Aleppo this minute is … More


READERS' PULSE 09-oct-2016

Towards Post-Antibiotic EraAntibiotics were hailed as “magic bullets” when they were created in the middle of the 20th century. They have been a pillar of modern medicine, transforming human health and saving millions of lives. But the progress of about … More


Jewish Woman’s Car Breaks Down, Two Muslim Men Rescue...

A Facebook post by a woman who describes how two Muslim men came to her rescue when her car broke down has gone viral, a report said on 29 September. Susan Frankel, an 8th grade teacher from San Francisco was … More


NHRC Report on Kairana ‘Prejudiced and Partisan’

Muzaffarnagar Riot-Victims living in Kairana, along with Harsh Mander, Aman Biradari (Delhi); Akram Chaudhury, Afkar India (Shamli); Madhavi Kuckreja and Mamta Verma, Sadbhavana Trust (Lucknow); and Farah Naqvi, an independent writer and activist based in Delhi; in a press statement … More


Even after 70 years, Govt. Schools Lack Basic Facilitie...

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Highlighting the pathetic condition of government schools, Ambarish Rai, convener Right to Education Forum, expressed grave concern over the lack of basic facilities in government schools. He said that even after 70 years of Independence, government … More


India, Pakistan Must Show Wisdom and Sincerity in Resol...

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, in its monthly press briefing at its headquarters on 1 October strongly condemned the terror attack at the army camp in Uri of Jammu and Kashmir and expressed that every country has the right … More


National Leaders to Participate in Tahafuz-e-Shariyat C...

A galaxy of national leaders, including heads of some leading political parties, is likely to participate in the Tahafuz-e-Shariyat Conference being held in Hyderabad on 13 November. The conference against the Uniform Civil Code is being organised by Tahreek Muslim … More


Mushawarat to Hold Grand Meet in Mumbai

The All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM) is set to hold its grand four-day programme in Mumbai from 13 to 17 October 2016. Aamir Edresy (President, AMP), while explaining the objectives of the event at a press conference, said: “Under the … More