• Minimum Income Guarantee (MIG) Takes off

    7 Apr 2019 |

    By Arshad Shaikh On March 26, India’s GOP the Indian National Congress (INC) announced a “Direct Benefit Transfer” scheme as part of its manifesto for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Appropriately named “NYAY” (Nyuntam Aay Yojana) / Minimum Income Guarantee – … More

India Needs Honest Leaders, Not Crorepatis

It goes to the credit of India that it has preserved democracy in spite of multiple dangers from unscrupulous politicians and their use of money and muscle power. Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has been waging a jihad (struggle) against … More


There is Institutional Bias against Religious Minoritie...

  By OUR STAFF REPORTER I think it is high time in India we begin to acknowledge institutional bias against religious minorities, against Dalits, Adivasis and others,” said Supreme Court Lawyer and Human Rights activist, Vrinda Grover while delivering the … More


New Zealand Mosque Attacks and the Emergence of Rightwi...

By Dr. Siraj Ur Rahman March 15 was one of the darkest days in the history of New Zealand, a country in South-western Pacific Ocean, known for serene and peaceful living. A rightwing terrorist attacked two mosques in Christchurch by … More


Will ASAT Test Ensure Peace in the Region?

By SIKANDAR AZAM With the March 27 launch of Mission Shakti, India has emerged as the fourth country in the world, with the U.S., Russia, and China, to have the capability to intercept a low-earth-orbit satellite and shoot it down … More


DMC Holds Colloquium on Muslim-Christian Relations

Delhi Minorities Commission in cooperation with the Islamic Studies Association held a seminar on Muslim-Christian relations. Religious leaders, scholars, intellectuals and mediapersons from both communities participated. The seminar started with a one-minute silence in prayer and remembrance of the martyrs … More


Two Cs mustn’t be Ignored

By M.S. QAIS Max Mueller, a German thinker, in his essay “The Movement for Religious Reform in India inaugurated by Raja Rammohun Roy” expressed the view that the people of India are ready to be led, but they expect a … More


Can Christchurch Heal Our Collective Wounds?

By Ramzy Baroud I visited the city of Christchurch on May 23, 2018, as part of a larger speaking tour in New Zealand that also took me to Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Dunedin. New Zealand is an exceptional country, different … More


Opposition has Failed to Make 2019 Polls a Contest of V...

YOGENDRA YADAV, founding member of Swaraj Abhiyan and Jai KisanAndolan, is a noted psephologist and renowned political scientist. He was a Senior Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) and former member of University Grants Commission … More


I Have to Say Just Do It

By RASHEED I’m from Florida, in the United States. I came to Islam when I was 17. I want to tell my story of how I came to Islam, and maybe give some advice to people who are trying to … More


INSIDE INDIA 07-apr-2019

VIDEO OF ‘BJP LEADER’ EXCHANGING MONEY AFTER NOTE BAN RELEASED The Congress and other opposition parties on March 26 released a video purportedly showing a “BJP leader” exchanging old notes after demonetisation on a commission of 40 per cent, but … More


MUSLIM WORLD 07-apr-2019

UNICEF WARNS OF RISING CHOLERA CASES IN YEMEN UNICEF and the WHO on March 27 warned of a sharp increase in the number of reported cholera cases in Yemen since the start of this year. This came in a joint … More


READERS' PULSE 07-apr-2019

Swami Aseemanand’s Acquittal a Shock NIA court’s acquittal of Aseemanand in the Samjhauta Express bombing case in which 68 people were killed is indeed shocking. It follows the recent pattern of acquittal of those belonging to extremist Hindutva groups. Swami … More


4,250 People Still Missing in Raqqa: Rights Group

The whereabouts of 4,247 residents of Raqqa is still unknown, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) that called on the international community to make discovering their fate a priority after the fall of Daesh. During Daesh’s four-year … More


Radiance Manager Retires, New Manager Takes Charge

  By OUR STAFF REPORTER Radiance Viewsweekly organised a farewell cum get together on 30th March to pay tribute to its outgoing Manager, Mr. Kamal Ahmad, who had rendered his services to the weekly for about 13 years. Mr. Ejaz … More