• Riots Rooted in the Policy of Suppressing Dissent?

    8 Mar 2020 |
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    By Syed Nooruzzaman The Northeast Delhi riots resulting in the death of a large number of innocent persons in three days were too painful to be described in words. What was more shocking and surprising was the failure of the … More

When Delhi was Burning, the Neros were Fiddling

Once again, the powers-that-be have defamed India and tarnished its reputation in the whole world. In the three-day long carnage in the thickly populated Northeast Delhi, riots started even when US President Trump was present in the capital. Actually, there … More

AN OPEN LETTER

An Open Letter to President of India

To                                                                                                                           25 February 2020 Mr. Ramnath Kovind Hon’ble President of India New Delhi Respected Sir, For more than 70 days now, our country has seen massive and sustained protests against the union government’s divisive and dangerous Citizenship Amendment Act. This … More

BOOK RELEASE

OUP Launches ‘Poetry of Belonging’: Muslim Imaginin...

Oxford University Press, the world’s largest university press, launched ‘Poetry of Belonging – Muslim Imaginings of India 1850-1950’ by Ali Khan Mahmudabad on February 24. The book engages with the question of Muslim rootedness in India. Using poetry as an … More

CONCERNED CITIZENS DEMANDS

Concerned Citizens Demand High-Level Inquiry and Adequa...

By our staff reporter The concerned citizens of India, in the aftermath of Northeast Delhi riots, while addressing a press conference at the Press Club of India on 28 February, strongly condemned the role of the establishment and police force … More

COUNTERING FEAR

Over 100 Muslims from TN Village Withdraw Savings from ...

More than a hundred members of the Muslim community from a village in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam district have withdrawn a major part of their savings from a bank over the last few days as they feared they might lose their … More

DIVISIVE AGENDA

Delhi Violence a Doing of Divisive Political Agenda

  Police Inaction and Bad-Action under Scanner By Syyed Mansoor Agha The violence that hit Northeast Delhi (23 to 28 Feb) is not a case of “communal violence” or “a clash between anti- and pro-CAA groups”, but a political vendetta … More

FOREIGN MEDIA ON DELHI RIOTS

OF SMOKE AND SMOKESCREENS How the foreign media covered...

  By Arshad Shaikh Nero (died 68 CE) was the last Roman Emperor of the Julio Claudian dynasty. The Great Fire of Rome occurred in 64 CE that went on for 9 days, in the aftermath of which nearly two-thirds … More

JIH CHIEF ON DELHI VIOLENCE

Situation Extremely Worrying in Delhi, Urgent Need to R...

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind President Syed Sadatullah Husaini has expressed concern over the situation in the nation’s capital and made certain specific demands related to the spiralling violence that has led to the loss of 10 lives thus far, said a statement … More

MORAL VALUES

How to Cope with Degenerating Moral Values in Politics

By Prof. Atiq Ahmad Faruqi The present age is the most turbulent one for independent India. Undoubtedly, earlier too our country has been through various phases of turmoil. Thousands were massacred just after getting independence. A spate of Hindu-Muslim communal … More

QURAN STUDIES

Divine Guidance for Endangered Family Life

By Syed Akbar Hassan The Qur’an (4:34) states: “…As for those women from whom you have reason to fear rebellion, admonish them [first]; then leave them alone in bed; then beat them. Then, if they pay you heed, do not … More

TRUMPS INDIA VISIT

Trump’s India Visit: Beyond the Optics

By Syed Nooruzzaman US President Donald Trump’s just concluded two-day visit to India in an election year in America was quite significant in many ways. One needs to look at it beyond the optics and expressions used to shower praise … More

VISITING AFFECTED AREAS

Muslim Leaders Visit Riot Affected Areas

  A delegation comprising leaders of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and APCR on February 25 visited riot affected areas of Northeast Delhi today morning and met some of the wounded victims. The group happened to move through many … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 08-mar-2020

USCIRF Condemns Violence in India’s Capital City The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has expressed grave concern over the ongoing violence taking place in Delhi, a report said on February 26. As President Donald Trump’s inaugural visit … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 08-mar-2020

US, Taliban sign historic troop withdrawal deal in Doha The United States on February 29 signed a deal with Taliban insurgents that could pave the way toward a full withdrawal of foreign soldiers from Afghanistan over the next 14 months … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 08-mar-2020

Riots in the Capital of World’s Largest Democracy During nationwide protests against CAA, NRC and NPR we have seen how peaceful and democratic struggle were forcibly curbed and all efforts were made to intimidate the protestors or dislodge their protests. … More

ULTIMATE SUCCESS

Palpable Precursor to Peace

By Sikandar Azam An accord is the palpable precursor to peace provided it is signed in in earnest. This is why the societies and communities save and except hardcore fascists prefer to dialogue aimed at reaching an agreement. The recent … More