• Socio-Cultural, Demographic Identity of Lakshadweep in Jeopardy

    13 Jun 2021 |
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      By Abdul Bari Masoud   Public anger has been simmering in the overwhelming Muslim-concentration Lakshadweep, which occupies a unique place in India’s geographic and cultural diversity. Reason: on the pretext of development, the new administrator of the archipelago Praful … More

The Challenge in Uttar Pradesh

  India is still struggling to cope with the ferocity of the second wave of Covid-19. The poor citizens are hearing about a third wave, and God forbid a ‘child wave’ also. In this background our Home Minister Amit Shah … More

BLENDED LEARNING

Will Blended Learning Cater to Rural-Urb...

  By Mohd. Naushad Khan   The pandemic has not only impacted economic activities and exposed our healthcare unpreparedness but also posed serious challenges to our educational system. During the pandemic, digital learning, online classes were seen as an important … More

DEMOCRATIC AUDIT

Seven Years of ‘Achhe Din’

  By Arshad Shaikh   On 26 May 2021, Narendra Modi completed seven years as the Prime Minister of India. He catapulted himself and his party to power with the promise of ‘achhe din’ (good days). It is customary for … More

JIH RESOLUTIONS

JIH-CAC Voices Concern Over Present Soci...

  Calls World to Find Lasting and Just Solution to Palestinian Issue   The Central Advisory Council (CAC) of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) in its recently held session adopted several resolutions, expressing concerns over the present socio-economic, political and peace and … More

QURAN STUDIES

Lessons from Prophet Younus’s Story

  By Syed Akbar Hassan   the Qur’ān (21:87-88) says: “And remember Dhu’l-Nūn, when he went away in anger, thinking that We would not force him into a tight situation! But then he cried out in the deep darkness: ‘There … More

INSIDE INDIA

Inside India 13-June-2021

FARMERS OBSERVE ‘SAMPOORNA KRANTI DIWAS’ Hundreds of farmers protesting against the Centre’s three new farm laws in Western Uttar Pradesh marked one year of their agitation on June 5 by observing ‘Sampoorna Kranti Diwas’ and burning copies of the laws. … More

REAL INDIAN

I’m a Real Indian of Islamic Persuasio...

  By Mohammad Yacoob   In late 1960s three engineers and a purchasing manager from the electronic division of NCR (National Cash Register) Computer Division went to South Portland, Maine, for the certification of new plant of Fairchild Electronic that … More

MUSLIM WORLD

Muslim World 13-June-2021

RECOGNISE PALESTINE, IMPOSE SANCTIONS ON ISRAEL: GREEK PARTY The first general conference of the European Realistic Disobedience Front (MeRA25) in Athens has called for Greece and the EU to recognise the State of Palestine and impose sanctions on Israel. The … More

OBITUARY

Shah Abdul Hannan (1939-2021)

  Mr. Shah Abdul Hannan, Former Secretary of the Government of Bangladesh and pioneer of Islamic Banking in the country, died of old age complications at Ibn Sina Hospital on June 2. Born in 1939 in the city of Mymensingh, … More

ARAB PRESS

Gleanings of Arabic Press 13-June-2021

Jerusalem Uprising Flops Zionist Ambitions Zionism continues to have two objectives: one is to seize the land by force. This it did using military between 1948 and 1967. The other objective is to end the existence of Palestinians through their … More

POLITICAL JIGGERY-POCKERY

When So-Called Rulers of the World are U...

  By Soroor Ahmed   The formation of the eight-party coalition government in Israel under the Prime Ministership of Naftali Bennett, in some way resembles the politics of Maharashtra in India. If here an extreme right-wing party, Shiv Sena, joined … More

WEST ASIA

The Fumbling King of Palestine: Palestin...

  By Ramzy Baroud   The political discourse of Mahmoud Abbas, the head of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, is similar to that of an ineffectual king who has been isolated in his palace for far too long. … More

READERS' PULSE

Readers' Pulse 13-June-2021

An Obvious Decision to Cancel Exams The Government at the centre has taken an obvious decision but delayed too long. It was unfortunate that the decision was made so late and that too after the matter was taken to the … More

ULTIMATE SUCCESS

How to Effect Blanket Ban on Liquor

  By Sikandar Azam   Deaths from consumption of liquor have once again made headlines. The May 28 and later hooch tragedies in some villages in Aligarh district have claimed at least 45 persons, while some reports say the fatalities … More