• Is Pegasus a Tool to Undermine Democracy?

    8 Aug 2021 |

      Arshad Shaikh describes how the Israeli spyware decimates the innate right to privacy and why its unbridled deployment is a threat to our personal liberty   On July 18, news about names of people who were allegedly targeted by … More

Looking at the Judiciary with Confidence and Hope

  It is welcome that the Supreme Court of India has agreed to take up the case of use of Pegasus Military grade spyware in the country. It is a matter of great concern and the ramifications of the snooping … More


Poor Kalaburagi boy Scores 600/600 in PU...

  Poverty is not a barrier to any achiever as shown by Mateen Jamadar who has achieved a feat by scoring 600 out of 600 marks in the Arts stream in the second PU, reported Deccan Herald on July 27. … More


Afghanistan: Towards a New Great Game

  By Syed Nooruzzaman   The Americans are finally leaving Afghanistan to the Afghans and the Taliban movement is set to capture power again after a gap of two decades. The Taliban factions have proved that they can be defeated … More


For Public Welfare, Caste Based Census s...

  By Mohd. Naushad Khan Data collection through census or any other means is welcome. But its sole purpose should be to strengthen the idea of India, to add more feathers to our concept of India which is unity in … More


JIH President Inaugurates Covid-19 Handh...

  Come forward to lend a helping hand to Covid-19-distressed people: Syed Sadatullah Husaini   By OUR STAFF REPORTER   Sahulat Microfinance Society (Sahulat), a voluntary apolitical, non-profit making social service organisation running as part of Vision 2026, has decided … More


Lessons from Qarun’s Story - 2

  By Syed Akbar Hassan   The Qur’ān (28: 79-84) says: “And so he went forth before his people in all his pomp. Those who cared only for the life of this world said: ‘Oh, would that we had the … More


Religious Leaders Meet Online with PM Mo...

  Various religious leaders, including Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) Vice President Prof. Mohammad Salim Engineer, have talked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a virtual meeting and offered support to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic challenges. In a media statement, Prof. Salim … More


Yediyurappa’s Exit Exposes Flaw in BJP...

  By Soroor Ahmed   A strong central government does not necessarily mean frequent change of government in the states – be it of the opposition or of the own party. The removal of B S Yediyurappa from the post … More


Pegasus Spyware and the Consequences for...

  It’s not that long ago that people were preoccupied with the hacking of some social media sites, including those believed to be immune from such things, such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, for example. Now we have Pegasus spyware, … More


Socio-Political Turmoil in Tunisia

  Tunisia is in political turmoil after President Kais Saied suspended the Parliament, dismissed the government and assumed executive powers. Experts are of the opinion that it is too early to say how it is likely to impact Tunisia. Dr … More


Inside India 08-Aug-2021

  GYAN VAPI MOSQUE, KASHI VISHWANATH TEMPLE EXCHANGE LAND Just three months after a Varanasi court permitted a survey of the Gyan Vapi Mosque – Kashi Vishwanath Temple complex by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the committee that runs … More


Muslim World 08-Aug-2021

  MARGINALISING MUSLIMS, FRENCH BILL ADOPTED France’s adoption of a bill titled “reinforcing respect for the principles of the Republic” has been criticised for marginalising Muslims. The controversial anti-separatism bill in France limits the existence and rights of Muslims. “The … More


Gleanings of Arabic Press 08-Aug-2021

Turkey’s Objectives in Gaza‎ Turkey has come forward to mediate between Hamas and ‎Bennett-Lapid government on the issue of prisoners’ ‎exchange. It has provided Turkey with an opportunity to move ‎forward in its relations with Israel and Gaza. This is … More


Libya Reopens strategic coastal road, Tu...

  Turkey has welcomed the reopening of a strategic coastal road linking Libya’s east to its west, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on July 31. “We welcome the official opening of the Misrata – Sirte Coastal Road on 30 July … More


‘New Form’ of Ice Cream ‘Terrorism’

  How Ben & Jerry’s has Exposed Israel’s anti-BDS Strategy   By Ramzy Baroud   Ben & Jerry’s decision to suspend its operations in the occupied Palestinian West Bank is an event that is proving critical to Palestinian efforts, which … More


Readers' Pulse 08-Aug-2021

Feel It on Your Own Pulse In the Radiance Viewsweekly (24 July 2021) article titled “Campaign for live-in without marriage” Dr. Javed Jamil has pointed out serious issues. Speaking anything before thinking is dangerous. During the time of Allah’s Messenger … More


Farmers Hold ‘Kisan Sansad’ at Janta...

  By OUR STAFF REPORTER   Even after eight months of protests at the borders of Delhi and 477 deaths of farmers during this period as claimed by the Kisan Morcha (though the Centre maintains there is no data on … More


Justice is the Bedrock of Society

  By Sikandar Azam   Justice is the bedrock of society. It ensures peace, due opportunity, prosperity and smooth functioning of society. This is why Islam gives much importance to justice. The Qur’ān repeatedly enjoins us to uphold justice and … More