People: The Mines of Gold and Silver

The Census 2011 figures of religious composition of India have been released by the Government, with a delay of three years. We have 96.6 crore Hindus (79.8%), 17.2 crore Muslims (14.2%), 2.78 crore Christians (2.3%), and 2 crore Sikhs (1.7%). … More

AIMMM GOLDEN JUBILEE

Vice-President Inaugurates Mushawarat Golden Jubilee Ce...

By OUR STAFF REPORTER The All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM), while celebrating its Golden Jubilee, at the India Islamic Centre on 31 August, took stock of its journey made so far, its contribution, effects and challenges. The day-long jam packed … More

AIMMM GOLDEN JUBILEE

Fifty Years of AIMMM and Indian Muslims

SYYED MANSOOR AGHA analyses the march of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat amidst odds and underlines its importance in the prevailing situation. All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM), a broad-based consultative body of Indian Muslims, was founded during a meeting of Indian … More

FEAR OF GOD

FEAR OF GOD The Best Provision

By FARHENA HUSSAINY Every human being plays a certain role in the society. If we know that all our secrets, thoughts, words and actions would be displayed publicly so that everyone could watch them and evaluate them, it would make … More

PANCHAYAT RAJ

Most Undemocratic Act

By RAJINDAR SACHAR Haryana Chief Minister Khattar has come out with most undemocratic and unconstitutional legislation – Changes in Haryana Panchayat Act, namely that the candidates keen on contesting the forthcoming gram panchayat, panchayat samiti and zila parishad elections in … More

POPULATION BOGEY

Opaque Glasses, Jaundiced Eyes and Garbled History

DR. S. AUSAF SAIED VASFI comments on the untruth of Muslim population explosion. The first disconcerting question that has arisen in the minds of media persons and practitioners of politics is: Had enough thought been given to the unpredictable consequences … More

AWARD

Suhail Zubairi Conferred with Best Book Award

By AMMAR AHMED H Abdur Raqeeb, Trustee of Human Welfare Trust and General Secretary, Indian Centre for Islamic Finance (ICIF) presented a Certificate of Appreciation as ‘Best English Book of the Year 2014’ to Mr. Sohail Zubairi for his book … More

Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai

Nationwide Screening of Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai

By OUR STAFF WRITER Social activists, peacemakers and human right activists gathered at Gandhi Peace Foundation on 25 August in the national capital to watch screening of Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai, a documentary by Nakul Singh Swahney, prepared to find the … More

SCIENCE

What is Chemistry?

By SAMEEN AHMED KHAN Chemistry is the study of the properties and structure of substances and of the changes they undergo.  The term chemistry comes from the Arabic Al-Kimia, which means the art of transformation.  Chemistry is all around us.  … More

WEST ASIA

‘Islamic State’ Pretence and the Upcoming Wars in L...

Regardless of whether Arabs bomb Libya, or Western powers do so, the crisis in that country is likely to escalate, if not worsen, as history has amply shown, writes RAMZY BAROUD Another war is in the making in Libya: the … More

FACE-TO-FACE

Indian Economy Remains Vulnerable to External ‘Shocks...

AUROBINDO GHOSE, who did PhD from Delhi School of Economics and also taught there and is also a human rights activist, shared his views on the recent global economic crash and its impact on the global economy. He cautioned against … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 6-SEP-2015

PUBLICITY OF BANNED ITEMS DURING HAJJ TRIP MISCHIEVOUS: JIHJamaat-e-Islami Hind has termed as mischievous the improper publication of the Hajj Committee advisory over banned items during Hajj trip. While strongly condemning it, Jamaat has advised the Ministry of External Affairs … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 6-sep-2015

HRW URGES COALITION TO STOP USING CLUSTER BOMBS IN YEMENHuman Rights Watch on 27 August urged the Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed rebels in Yemen to stop using cluster munitions, saying it had uncovered new evidence of their devastating impact. The … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 6-sep-2015

Muslims Disenchanted with Secular PartiesMore than half a century after Independence Muslims have woken up to realise that election after election, the pattern of under-representation of the community persists and raises a question-mark on the credibility of so-called secular parties. … More

REPORT

Gearing Up For Hajj

By DR. PARVEZ MANDVIWALA A unique Audio-visual Hajj camp was successfully organised by the Mira Road chapter of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind from 10am to Asr on 30 August. It was attended by around 30 pilgrims. The programme began with recitation of … More