• Rohingyas Deserve Compassion, Not Deportation

    8 Oct 2017 |
    0 Comments

    UN being a global body must urgently play a critical role in the establishment of peace in Rakhine region in Myanmar and end the genocide, opines SIRAJ UR RAHMAN New Delhi has decided to deport nearly 40,000 Rohingya Muslims to … More

  • Let’s Strive to Save the Rohingyas

    8 Oct 2017 |
    0 Comments

    By Firasha Shaikh The Indian Government is planning to deport the 40,000 Rohingya refugees currently residing in India, who have recently escaped from ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. The petition favouring the Centre’s stand along with the PIL filed against deportation … More

Bullet Train’s Thrill and Indian Travellers’ Plight

Scores of deaths in train derailments during the last few months and the recent stampede on the narrow over bridge in Elphinstone road suburban station in Mumbai have brought to sharp focus the conditions of rail travel in India. Ours … More

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Anti-Sikh Saffron Ideology Anti-Sikh Violence in Rajast...

By DR. SYED AUSAF SAIED VASFI Majoritarian aggression continued unprovoked and unquestioned. After allegedly hitting at the Muslims, Christians and even the Dalits for the past three years, the Hindutva forces have, it is said, decided to cast their net … More

BHU EPISODE

JIH Sec-Gen Condemns Inept Handling of Protesting BHU G...

The Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Dr. Muhammad Salim Engineer has expressed concern over and condemned the lathi-charge on protesting girl students in Benares Hindu University (BHU). In a statement to the media on 27 September the JIH leader said: … More

DUSTING THE MIRROR

Abd al-Rahman Ibn Khaldun

By PROF IRFAN SHAHID In the previous article we have discussed the contributions of a great scientist, philosopher and zoologist, Jahiz. His marvellous contribution to the field of the Arabic literature and zoology has become the centre of attraction of … More

MUSLIM QUOTA

RSS Opposes Move for 12% Muslim Quota

In the backdrop of Telangana government’s efforts to increase the reservation for Muslims to 12 per cent, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on 24 September came down heavily on the move and said that minority appeasement had divided and destroyed India. … More

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Modi’s Clean India Mission Merely a Slogan or a Commi...

By PACHU MENON As the third anniversary celebrations of ‘Swachch Bharat Abhiyan’ commences, one can’t remain without commenting that the mission as the brainchild of Narendra Modi has been receiving the sort of attention and nationwide response as no other … More

FACE-TO-FACE

Funds, Faculty, Freedom Keys to Growth of Higher Educat...

Prof. FURQAN QAMAR, an expert on Higher Education nationally and internationally, is presently Secretary General of Association of Indian Universities. Qamar was the Vice-Chancellor of University of Rajasthan and Central University of Himachal Pradesh and also an advisor to the … More

HEALTHCARE

Chronic Kidney Disease Continues to Rise

By ANIS ANSARI The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) continues to increase due to epidemic cases of diabetes, hypertension and obesity. Obesity seems to have a direct correlation with the development of chronic kidney disease. Two-thirds of people with … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 08-oct-2017

Have Enough Evidence Against Ex-Gujarat Cop In Ishrat Jahan Encounter Case, CBI Tells Court A special CBI court 24 September asked the lawyer of victim’s kin in the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others, to argue … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 08-oct-2017

ROHINGYA REFUGEES ATTACKED BY SRI LANKAN BUDDHIST MONKS Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) on 27 September urged the UN to intervene urgently to protect Rohingya Muslim refugees in Sri Lanka, where they are under attack by Buddhist monks. Several … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 08-oct-2017

Truth will Never be Silenced Support and protest should be only of ideas, not of persons. Contrary to it, our country witnessed protest of persons of ideas in the last few years. Rationalists and progressive thinkers, social activists and journalists … More

REPORT

German Muslims Worried over Surge of AfD

Germany’s Muslim community is voicing concern over the surge of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) in September 24 federal election. Aiman Mazyek, who chairs the Central Council of Muslims in Germany (ZMD), said they feared increased discrimination and violence … More

REPORT

A New Book, Qur’ān, Science and Cosmos Released

A new book on the scientific aspects of the holy Qur’ān and Cosmos written by Qari Wasi Ahmad Nomani, Advocate of Supreme Court of India, was released at India Islamic Cultural Centre in New Delhi on 29 September. The writer, … More

REPORT

Fake News Damaging Social Fabric, Instilling Fear in Mi...

Media expert and senior journalist Prashant Tandon expressed grave concern over the negative impact of fake news on the people, society and the country. He said it is damaging the social fabric and instilling fear in the mind of people. … More