• Pune Becomes Corona Hotspot, Yet Again

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      By Arshad Shaikh   The globe is once again in the grip of a corona pandemic. For some countries, it is the third wave and for many, it is still the second. At the time of writing, some numbers … More

When will the Ideal India of Our Dreams Emerge?

    The state of the nation is extremely worrying. Morally and ethically, socially and economically we are a broken nation and a frustrated people. Our leaders and political parties have almost destroyed us. What else can be expected from … More

LAW & ORDER IN UP

Despite CM Yogi’s Zero-Tolerance Polic...

  Muslims, Dalits and weaker sections are being persecuted by invoking dreaded laws   By ABDUL BARI MASOUD   Please keep the following 3 points in 3 column A 17-year-old boy was booked for allegedly sexually assaulting a four-year-old Dalit … More

POLITICAL JIGGERY-POCKERY

In Defence of West Bengal

  By Soroor Ahmed   Part-time election season experts – this correspondent may be one among them – often jump to somewhat wayward conclusion. For example, a large number of them who have landed – perhaps from moon – on … More

QURAN STUDIES

In Faith All are Brothers

  By Syed Akbar Hassan   The Qur’ān (18: 28-29) says: “And contain yourself in patience with those who call on their Lord morning and evening, seeking His countenance. Let not your eyes pass beyond them in quest of the … More

RAMADAN

Importance of Ramadan in Our Lives

  By Shaikh Imtiyaz   Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic Lunar Calendar, is the most awaited month. It was during Ramadan when Allah the Exalted embarked on to reveal the Qur’ān, the Ultimate Guidance to mankind, through Archangel … More

FACE-TO-FACE

Electoral Bonds are Final Nail in the Co...

  PROFESSOR JAGDEEP CHHOKAR is former Director in-charge of Indian Institute of Management, (IIM) Ahmedabad and one of the founding members of Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). He is a technocrat and has a PhD from Louisiana State University, USA. … More

HEALTHCARE

Role of Public Health Expenditure in Tot...

  By Dr. Gulnawaz Usmani   Over the past several decades, the world has witnessed remarkable progress in terms of growth and development. Standard of living in some high income countries rose to a level which was not in the … More

INSIDE INDIA

Inside India 18-Apr-2021

ARE YOU PLANNING TO DEMOLISH LODHI ROAD MOSQUE: HC The Delhi High Court on April 6 asked the Centre and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to inform it if it has plans to demolish the Lal Masjid, an ancient mosque … More

MUSLIM WORLD

Muslim World 18-Apr-2021

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEFICIENCIES ON RIGHT-WING EXTREMISM A report prepared jointly by the UK’s Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) and Hedayah, a UAE-based violent extremism research centre, has named Anti-Muslim populist movements as the predominant actor behind … More

IN MEMORIAM

In Memory of Professor Siddique Hassan S...

  By  ABUBAKER. A   Almighty blessed Siddique Hassan Sahib with many talents and knowledge, which he utilised for the welfare of downtrodden and socially and educationally backward people. He was a man of truth, honesty and hard work. He … More

OBITUARY

Former JIH Vice President Prof. Siddique...

  Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) President Syed Sadatullah Husaini has expressed his profound condolences over the demise of former JIH Vice President Prof. K.A. Siddique Hassan, who was a renowned social activist, Islamic scholar and an inspiring leader. He passed away … More

ARAB PRESS

Gleanings of Arabic Press 18-Apr-2021

France Meddling in Lebanon’s Politics France has expanded its circle of contacts as its initiative for Lebanon. It has recently communicated with the US, Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. For eight months, Lebanon has been waiting for the political wheel … More

HUMAN CATASTROPHE IN SYRIA

2.7M People Live in Difficult Conditions...

  The Turkish diplomat heading the UN General Assembly on April 10 said that the greatest human catastrophe the world has ever seen after the World War II is being experienced in Syria, Anadolu Agency reported. Volkan Bozkir, accompanied by … More

READERS' PULSE

Readers' Pulse 18-Apr-2021

France’s Endgame in Mali In a recent report, the United Nations Mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA, concluded that, on January 3, French warplanes had struck a crowd attending a wedding in the remote village of Bounti, killing 22 of … More

PERSONALITY

Siddique Hassan Saheb: End of An Era!

  By T Arifali   With the demise of Prof. KA Siddique Hassan Saheb, an era has come to an end. Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Raji’oon. Janab Siddique Hassan Saheb was one of the 21st century’s leading figures of … More

ULTIMATE SUCCESS

Reflecting on Qur’ān Leads to Success

  By Sikandar Azam   Ramadan once again has come to bless the believers with its blessings and bounties, limitless and graceful. Muslims fast from dawn to dusk all through this blessed month. This makes some of our fellows to … More