• Strive for Socio-religious Equilibrium to Ensure Peace, Prosperity

    10 May 2015 |
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    MOHAMMAD NAUSHAD KHAN analyses discrimination and atrocities against Dalits and Muslims in particular and other religious minorities in general, and urges them to strive for socio-religious equilibrium to ensure peace and justice in the country. Discrimination and atrocities against Dalits … More

The First Anniversary of Modi Government

As time draws closer to PM Modi’s completion of first year in saddle, he and his government both are in the eye of a storm, with his opponents getting ready to castigate him for his failures. Even BJP’s old friend … More

BOOK REVIEW

Agenda for Global Islamic Movements

GLOBAL ISLAMIC MOVEMENTS: WHY AND HOW? Shamim A. Siddiqui The Forum for Islamic Work, 265 Flatbush Avenue,Brooklyn, NY – 11355, USA2014$6.95 Reviewed by KHAN YASIR As described in a hadīth, Islam has become a “stranger” today. Shamim A. Siddiqui, author … More

COUNTER-NARRATIVE

Shaking the Foundations

By ARSHAD SHAIKH The United States has expressed anxiety over the suspension of registration of Greenpeace India and India’s crackdown on foreign NGOs operating in the country. The Ford Foundation has now been placed on a prior permission watchlist. Civil … More

AWQAF CONGRESS

Awqaf Experts Gather at Sydney Law School

The three-day Asia Pacific Awqaf Congress was held in April at the University of Sydney with a large contingent of delegates coming from all over the world as well as from various parts of Australia. The Congress included a two-day … More

DR. AMBEDKAR

Dr. Ambedkar’s 125th Birth Anniversary – the Real T...

By RAJINDAR SACHAR All newspapers on 15 April, 2015 were full of all parties in the country, though normally at each other’s throat, vying with each other in their full throated praise for Dr. Ambedkar as one of the greatest … More

Earthquake Appeal

Help Earthquake Victims Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Appeals

India’s neighbouring country Nepal has got huge loss of human lives and properties due to the massive earthquake and a big number of people have been wounded. The tragedy has shaken the mind and heart of all people and fear … More

MUSLIMS AND SECURITY

Muslims should not be Viewed through Prism of Security:...

By AHMED J VERSI Britain’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, insists that it is not his view to see Britain’s Muslim community through the prism of counter terrorism after his Government for the first time put the discredited Prevent extremism programme … More

POET OF THE EAST

Shaan Ankhon Mein Na Jachti Thi Jahan Daron Ki

  Shaan Ankhon Mein Na Jachti Thi Jahan Daron Ki Kalima Padhte The Hum Chaon Mein Talwaron Ki       Hum Jo Jeete The To Jungon Ki Musibat Ke Liye Aur Martey The Tere Naam Ki Azmat Ke Liye … More

SCIENCE

Role of Mathematics in the Development of Society and T...

By SAMEEN AHMED KHAN Mathematics is one of the most useful and fascinating areas of human knowledge. We start to learn mathematics almost as soon as we start to talk, and everyone uses mathematics in some way everyday. Every time … More

FACE-TO-FACE

Jamaat is a Blessing for Entire Nation

  PROFESSOR MOHAMMAD SALIM ENGINEER, popularly known as Salim Engineer, former Head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, is now Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. In a formal talk with SIKANDAR … More

INSIDE INDIA

VIOLENCE ERUPTS IN SHAMLI AFTER ASSAULT OF 5 MUSLIM SCH...

Kandhla town in Shamli district on 2 May witnessed rowdy crowds on the streets who resorted to violence to protest against the alleged assault of 5 Muslim scholars who were purportedly beaten up by miscreants in a train on Friday … More

INSIDE INDIA

‘SEEKING ISRAELI HELP TO REDUCE FARMER SUICIDES IGNOR...

A farmers NGO on 2 May criticised Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ recent initiative of seeking help from Israel to help “reduce” farmland suicides in the state as an attempt to “shift focus” from the core issues of agrarian distress. … More

INSIDE INDIA

MINORITIES PANEL TO PROBE ALAIR ENCOUNTER

The State Minorities Commission for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh will soon appoint an advocate commissioner to inquire and prepare a detailed report on the recent Alair encounter in which five suspected terror operatives were killed. The advocate commissioner will visit … More

INSIDE INDIA

SEVEN YEARS LATER, 17 ‘SIMI MEN’ ACQUITTED

Seven years after 17 Muslim men, many of them medical students and engineers, were arrested by the Karnataka police on charges of terrorism and criminal conspiracy, for allegedly being associated with the proscribed Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), a … More

INSIDE INDIA

US PANEL QUESTIONS RSS, VHP OVER ATTACKS AGAINST MINORI...

A US panel tracking international religious freedom has, in its latest report on India, noted that religious minorities in the country were exposed to “derogatory” comments by leaders of the ruling BJP as well as “violent attacks and forced conversions … More

INSIDE INDIA

1.76L BELOW AGE OF 15 MARRIED IN GUJARAT

The Hindu Marriage Act clearly states that the bridegroom should have completed the age of 21 years and the bride 18 years at the time of the marriage. But going by the 2011 census figures, 1.06 lakh girls and 70,312 … More

INSIDE INDIA

DAUGHTER-IN-LAW NOT ENTITLED TO CLAIM MAINTENANCE FROM ...

Hyderabad High Court has ruled that there is no obligation on the part of the father-in-law to provide maintenance for the daughter-in-law. Equally, there is no obligation on the part of the paternal grandfather to provide maintenance for the grandchildren. … More

INSIDE INDIA

CO-OPT CIVIL SOCIETY IN FIGHT AGAINST FEMALE FOETICIDE:...

NGOs campaigning against the growing menace of female foeticide on 24 April made a strong pitch for including civil society actors in efforts to check sex determination tests that have been banned under the Preconception & Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) … More

INSIDE INDIA

DR MUJEEBUR RAHMAN KHAN BAGS OUTSTANDING SCIENTIST AWAR...

Dr Mujeebur Rahman Khan, Department of Plant Protection, Aligarh Muslim University was recently conferred with the prestigious Society of Plant Protection Sciences (SPPS) Outstanding Scientist Award-2015 at the 11th National Symposium on ‘Dynamics of Crop Protection: Challenges in Agri-horticultural Ecosystems … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MASS GRAVES OF MUSLIM ROHINGYA FOUND IN THAI SOUTH

The bodies of 32 Rohingya Muslims thought to have been trafficked into Thailand from Myanmar were discovered buried near a clandestine jungle work camp in the Thai south, a report said on 1 May. A Malaysian is reported to have … More

MUSLIM WORLD

BOSNIANS REMEMBER AHMICI MASSACRE

Bosnians in the village of Ahmici recently gathered to remember 116 civilians killed 21 years ago in the April 16, 1993 massacre during the civil war. 73 men, 32 women and 11 children were murdered by Croatian Defense Council (CDC) … More

MUSLIM WORLD

SHOOTOUT OUTSIDE US ANTI-ISLAMIC CARTOON CONTEST

Two suspects were shot dead on 3 May in the U.S. state of Texas after they opened fire outside a contest for cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be to him) , a report citing authorities said … More

MUSLIM WORLD

FIGHTING ANTI-MUSLIM POSTERS WITH HUMOUR

A poster campaign that says “Muslims are coming!” by a bigot would ring alarm bells but in NYC from this month on this will only guarantee a good tight bear hug if the latest posters that are coming are anything … More

MUSLIM WORLD

PRESS CONDITIONS IN EGYPT ‘GLOOMY’

The head of Egypt’s Journalists’ Syndicate on 3 May described the conditions of the press in his country as “gloomy.” “Despite the fact that the situation is dim, we will continue to say that the press would continue to defend … More

MUSLIM WORLD

FRANCE BERATED FOR ‘RELIGIOUS’ SKIRT BAN ON MUSLIM ...

French anti-Islamophobia groups have strongly condemned the recent school suspension of a Muslim girl for wearing a long black skirt to class. Abdallah Zekri, president of the National Observatory against Islamophobia, said that it was “outrageous and unacceptable” that a … More

MUSLIM WORLD

ISRAELI TROOPS TOLD TO ‘KILL ON SIGHT’ IN GAZA WAR

An Israeli NGO on 4 May expressed concern over the Israeli army’s “indiscriminate fire” policy against Palestinians after collecting testimony suggesting that soldiers were ordered to “kill on sight” during last summer’s military onslaught on the Gaza Strip. In a … More

MUSLIM WORLD

ISRAEL USED GAZA AS ARMS TESTING FACTORY

The UK’s role in the Gaza attacks by Israel last summer have come to the surface with the Manchester Jews for Justice for Palestine writing an open letter and calling for an end to the arms deal with Britain and … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MOROCCO OFFICIALLY CANCELLED INVITATION OF PERES

Morocco has backtracked an earlier invitation extended to the former Israeli president Shimon Peres to pop in the Kingdom to attend the Clinton Global Initiative’s First Middle East and Africa Conference set to kick off on 5 May in the … More

READERS' PULSE

This is in Islamic Spirit

This is with reference to the Rejoinder by Moinuddin (Radiance 3-9 May, 2015) wherein he has commented on the interview of Amir Jamaat published by you earlier. The writer has rightly appreciated the humility of the Amir Jamaat in saying … More

READERS' PULSE

A Point of Order for the Government

Justice Rajindar Sachar’s Cover Story (Radiance 19-25 April 2015) is not only an Eye-Opening article but a point of order for the Central Government. This issue should be debated at common places and must be a subject for high level … More

READERS' PULSE

Maintain Communal Harmony

This refers to our Home Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh’s putting the responsibility of maintaining communal harmony on state governments and asking the house to permit him to pass anti-convention law. His statements are contrary to our Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra … More

READERS' PULSE

When Indian Media Shames India

When the entire world was mourning on the huge loss of lives and properties in Nepal earthquake devastation, the Indian media was busy to utilise this whole tragedy as a TRP phenomenon. It was busy to glorify Narendra Modi as … More

REPORT

Earthquake beyond Human Control

By OUR STAFF REPORTER The earthquake devastation in Nepal which caused huge loss of lives and property forces us to take a lesson from this natural calamity. Dr. Raziul Islam Nadwi, a renowned Islamic scholar, shed light on what lesson … More

REPORT

Set Up National Commission to Address Farmers Plight: J...

By OUR STAFF REPORTER At the monthly press meet, usually called to take stock of the situation at home and abroad, at its headquarters in the national capital on 2 May, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind expressed sympathy with the victims of devastating … More

REPORT

WPI Launches Save the Nation Campaign

  By OUR STAFF REPORTER The Welfare Party of India has launched the national capital on 2 May a nationwide Save the Nation campaign against the anti-people policies of the BJP government to make people aware of the dangers and … More