Don’t Defame and Destroy India

    India is once again suffering from election fever. The fascist elements are out to defame India. The first sparks were lit in Tripura, a small state with 40 lakh population with about 8 per cent Muslims. The excuse … More

Islamic Madrasa System, Past and Present...

  By Syyed Mansoor Agha   Madrasa (plural Madaris) is an Arabic word derived from the root word d-r-s meaning lesson. So Madrasa is a place where lessons are taught. In Persian, it is Maktab (plural Makatib), Pathshala in Hindi/Sanskrit, … More

All That Takes Place in the Universe is ...

  By Syed Akbar Hassan   The Qur’ān (30:2-7) says: “Defeated have been the Byzantines in the lands close-by; yet despite this their defeat, they will gain victory within a few years. All power of decision belongs to Allah before … More

Countering the Assault on Science

Arshad Shaikh analyses the relationship between science and religion and ways to avoid any attack on the pristine nature of science by the forces of regression and irrationality   There is a verse in the Qur’ān that sets the foundation … More

Open and Distance Learning has Great Pot...

  PROF M. ASLAM, Former Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU, is member of the Collegiums of Eminent Social Scientists constituted by the ICSSR; Fellow, EDI of the World Bank; Distinguished Fellow, AGRASRI, Tirupati, A.P; and Patron, Hope Foundation, Vadodara, Gujarat. He was conferred … More

Photo Essay 07-11-21

“Another sign for them is the night: We strip the daylight from it, and they are plunged in darkness. (37)” (Surah 36 – Yaseen – Ayah 37) When the night comes, light disappears and darkness spreads: this is something all … More