• NRC: Is B’desh Really Unperturbed?

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      By Syed Nooruzzaman There was much excitement about Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s just concluded visit to India mainly because of the over 1.9 million people in Assam having failed to get their names included in the National Register … More

Is India Heading towards Hindu Rashtra?

Savarkar gave the concept of Hindu rashtra and Guru Golwalkar gave the final shape to the vision.  Now, from 2014 when the BJP, the political wing of RSS, captured power at the Centre, it appears that the journey towards the … More

COMMUNAL HARMONY

Mira Road Masjid Opens up its Doors to Non-Muslim Breth...

  By Dr. Parvez Mandviwala In an exemplary display of social amity and bonhomie, about 30 Hindu and Christian residents of Mira Road and beyond were invited to a guided tour of a masjid this evening (October 6) by the … More

HAJJ ACCOUNT

Hajj – Headlining the Universal Bond of Brotherhood

Hajj is an obligation on every able-bodied, of sound mind and financially capable Muslim. However, only a fortunate few undertake this journey every year. Alhamdulillah, I was chosen as Allah’s guests to perform Hajj this year. Here’s giving my personal … More

MADRASA DISCOURSES

Dream of a Copernican Revolution among Madrasa Graduate...

By Talha Rehman In an online discussion on an unusually cold evening in February 2019, some Madrasa graduates, students of Islamic Studies and international faculty joining in from across several timelines were discussing medieval Arabic texts. The readings comprised epistemological … More

MENTAL HEALTH

Islamic View of Mental Health

By Dr. Meraj Ahmad Meraj 10th October is observed as World Mental Health Day for awareness and advocacy of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. It aims to educate … More

NAVLAKHA CASE

The Curious Case of Gautam Navlakha

Gautam Navlakha is a Delhi based civil liberties and human rights activist. He along with four others was arrested by the Maharashtra Police on 28 August 2018. They were charged with an alleged Maoist plot to assassinate PM Narendra Modi. … More

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali was on October 11 awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to resolve his country’s conflict with bitter foe Eritrea, the Nobel Committee said. Abiy was honoured “for his efforts to achieve peace … More

PROTECTION OF WAQF PROPERTIES

The Community should Become the Custodian of Waqf Prope...

By our staff reporter Professor Kahkashan, Y Danyal of Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, while speaking on Status of Waqf Properties in Delhi at a seminar organised by Awqaf Educational Foundation of India in the national capital on 12 … More

QURAN STUDIES

Giving Away the Best

By Syed Akbar Hassan In the Qur’an (2:267-271) Allah says: “Believers, spend on others out of the good things you have earned, and out of that which We bring forth for you from the earth. Do not choose for your … More

REALITY OF AYODHYA

The Ayodhya Claimed in Religious Scriptures isn’t the...

  By our staff reporter Abdul Rashid Agwan, President, All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat Delhi and president of Indian Institute of Policy Studies, while introducing his book, “Clinching Evidence on Ayodhya”, at Mushawarat headquarters on 9 October, said that this book … More

SAFETY AND SECURITY

Only Islam Ensures Safety and Security

By Sikandar Azam The October 12, 2019 incident of snatching the handbag of Damyanti Ben Modi, the niece of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, outside the entrance of Shree Delhi Gujarati Samaj guesthouse in New Delhi, has once again brought the … More

THE WORD LYNCHING

Bhagwat Not Worried About Death of Innocent but the Wor...

By Mohd Naushad Khan For many it was quite surprising to note Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat’s speech at the recent Vijayadashmi function in Nagpur. Addressing the RSS anniversary function at Reshimbagh ground recently, Bhagwat said, “There is … More

FACE-TO-FACE

SBF Plans to Make Assam a Disaster Ready Model State

IRFAN AHMAD MODI, National Coordinator, Society for Bright Future, New Delhi, an NGO Working in the field of disaster management in 13 States in North India, is also member of United Nation (GNDR), IRCS Delhi, HM Foundation, UP, Voluntary Health … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 20-oct-2019

NRC PANIC IS ALREADY TAKING LIVES IN WEST BENGAL Towards the end of September, Kamal Hossain Mondal, had been spending sleepless nights. Mondal, a resident of Soladana village in Basirhat of West Bengal, was worried about his family’s fate if … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 20-oct-2019

ENNAHDA WINS TUNISIA’S LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS Tunisia’s Ennahda will be the largest party in Tunisia’s new parliament, preliminary official results showed on October 9, but with only 52 of 217 seats it may struggle to build a governing coalition. The results, … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 20-oct-2019

Weak and Ineffective Opposition This refers to article, “Defanging the Opposition” (Radiance, 19 October). The writer has summarised the present political scenario in a very convincing manner and the political position of opposition. I have never seen opposition so weak … More

REPORT

Ameer Jamaat Bereaved

Syed Zakaullah Husaini, nephew (son of cousin) of Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Syed Sadatullah Husaini, passed away on October 10. He was 23. انا للہ و انا الیہ راجعون He caught dengue and in critical condition was brought from Gulbarga to … More