Promoting Democracy with an Imperialist Mentality

  The humiliating withdrawal of America from Afghanistan has become the subject of debates in the whole world. In the past it was US which had trained and armed Taliban to counter the Russian influence. The sword the US wielded … More

BOOK REVIEW

A Book That Answers Most Questions Raise...

  Understanding Sufism Author: Dr Waquar Anwar Published by The Board of Islamic Publications Pages: 80 Price: ` 110   Reviewed by Syed Nooruzzaman   There  is no dearth of people who show considerable interest in what Sufism (Tasawwuf) stands … More

KISAN MOVEMENT

Karnal SDM’s ‘Crack-Heads’ of Farm...

  Mega Kisan Mahapanchayat launches anti-BJP campaign   By Abdul Bari Masoud   Giving in to pressure from the Opposition parties and farmers’ unions for action against Karnal SDM Ayush Sinha, who issued an express order to ‘break heads’ of … More

LAW AND ORDER

Criminal Cases against MPs, MLAs Can’t...

  The state governments cannot withdraw criminal cases against sitting MPs and MLAs without prior sanctions from the respective high courts, the Supreme Court has said. On August 7, a bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana and comprising Justices … More

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

APCR Legal Assistance Secured Quashing of 4 FIRs agains...

  The Delhi High Court quashed four of five FIRs lodged over an alleged incident of looting and arson of houses in a single compound during the northeast Delhi riots last year, after holding that there cannot be multiple FIRs … More

POLITICAL JIGGERY-POCKERY

Nitish Struggling to Catch the Caste Str...

  By Soroor Ahmed   After adopting a different tone from the alliance partner, the Bharatiya Janata Party, on two-child policy, Pegasus episode and Caste-based Census, is it really that the Bihar chief minister, Nitish Kumar, has once again started … More

POVERTY ERADICATION

The Islamic Movement for Poverty Eradica...

  Our Responsibilities in the Post-Covid Economic Crisis   By Mohiuddin Ghazi   What are our responsibilities during the Covid pandemic? The most important thing is to realise that our nation is heading towards an economic crisis. The already plunging … More

RENAMING CAMPAIGN

Aligarh Is Firmly Entrenched In Our Mind...

  By Frank F. Islam   The Aligarh district panchayat recently passed a resolution asking the government of Uttar Pradesh to change the name of the district and its eponymous city to “Harigarh.”  This proposed renaming is not an isolated … More

CARTOON
INSIDE INDIA

Inside India 12-Sep-2021

THERE IS AN ATTEMPT TO GIVE COMMUNAL COLOUR TO NEWS: CJI Web portals “only listen to powerful voices” and “write anything” against judges or institutions, the Supreme Court said in scathing remarks on September 2 while hearing a case against … More

MUSLIM WORLD

Muslim World 12-Sep-2021

  MALAYSIA, INDONESIA TO DEVELOP MUSLIM-FRIENDLY TOURISM Malaysia is keen to collaborate with the travel industry in Indonesia and Thailand to develop a common set of Muslim-friendly tourism standards in hopes of attracting more Muslim travellers to the destinations. The … More

ARAB PRESS

Gleanings of Arabic Press 12-Sep-2021

Qatar Top Player in Afghanistan Saudi Arabia was among first three countries of the world which have recognised the rule of the Taliban (which ended in 2001). On the contrary, Iran’s relationship with the Taliban was extremely tense. Now the … More

READERS' PULSE

Readers' Pulse 12-Sep-2021

Separate Time Zone for North-East The North-east is tired of asking for a separate time zone. Many politicians from the North-east over the years have tabled the request for a separate time zone for the region but to no avail. … More

REPORT

A Bangladeshi Scientist among Winners of Ramon Magsaysa...

  A Bangladeshi scientist who helped develop a cheap oral vaccine against cholera, a Pakistani microfinance pioneer and a Filipino fisherman were among the winners of Asia’s equivalent to the Nobel Prize declared on August 31. Bangladesh’s Dr. Firdausi Qadri, … More

ULTIMATE SUCCESS

Why the Qur’ān Informs Us about Other Creatures

  By Sikandar Azam   God is the Creator of the universe and all that is within it, animate or inanimate. Whether they are humans or jinn, earth or the sky, planets or stars, birds or animals, trees or mountains, … More