• The Compelling Memoirs of Ali Abumghasib

    24 Jan 2016 |
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    RAMZY BAROUD records the memoirs of a Fatah fighter, who is now too old to read the current intrigues of the Fatah Movement. Ali Abumghasib knows little about the current intrigues of the Fatah Movement, or, perhaps, he is just … More

Maintain Minority Status of AMU, JMI

The recent stand of the Union Government on the minority character of Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia has sent shockwaves across the country. During a hearing of the case in the Apex Court on 11 January, Attorney General … More

BOOK REVIEW

A Book with a Peculiar Name

IththaqaltumDr. V. Abdur RahimIslamic Foundation Trust, Chennai – 600 012Pages: 110Price: not mentionedYear: 2015 By AKM SIRAJUL ARIFIN Renowned Arabic language scholar and teaching expert, Dr. V. Abdur Rahim’s latest book, ‘Iththaqaltum’ ((اثّاقلتمis mainly a study of some lesser-known phonetic … More

DOWRY

Dowry System A Curse

By GHULAM HAMDANI KHAN As we are well aware of the fact that the evil practice of dowry has turned the sacred relationship of marriage into a commercial relationship which makes the life of chaste girls and their parents a … More

SOLIDARITY WITH SANDEEP PANDEY

Support to Magsaysay Awardee Dr Sandeep Pandey Gains Mo...

By OUR STAFF WRITER The campaign by IIT BHU and BHU students in support of Magsaysay Awardee Dr Sandeep Pandey and against the premature termination of his contract by IIT BHU has gained momentum and is growing by the day. … More

UNESCO SULTAN QABOOS PRIZE

2015 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Prese...

by SAMEEN AHMED KHAN The 2015 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Award for Environment Preservation has been awarded to Fabio A. Kalesnik, Horacio Sirolli and Luciano Iribarren of the Wetlands Ecology Research Group of the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Prize … More

FACE-TO-FACE

I Am Gandhian and a Universalist: Sandeep Pandey

SANDEEP PANDEY, a recipient of Ramon Magsaysay Award (popularly known as ‘Asian Nobel Prize’) in 2002, is also founder of Asha Parivar and leads National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM), believed to be the largest network of grassroots people’s movements … More

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

Don’t Judge Islam by Looking at Particular Individual...

By YASMIN UMM AMANI I was born in the 70s to a middle-class family consisting of my mother, father and two elder brothers. My memories of family life are of a happy, secure, very close and loving family. Although my … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 24jan2016

GOVT. SHIFTS STAND, AGAINST MINORITY TAG FOR AMUUnperturbed by the ‘intolerance’ charge flung at it prior to Bihar elections, the BJP-led NDA government appeared to ruffle fresh feathers by taking a stand in the Supreme Court on 11 January that … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 24jan2016

23,144 US BOMBS HIT MUSLIM COUNTRIES IN 2015Council of Foreign Relations, a New York-based think tank, has estimated that 23,144 bombs have been dropped by the U.S. on Muslim-majority countries in 2015, a report said on 13 January. The chart, … More

OBITUARY

Maulana Abdul Raheem Qureshi

Maulana Abdul Raheem Qureshi, President of All India Majlis Tameer-e-Millat and Assistant General Secretary All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), breathed his last at a private hospital in Hyderabad on 14 January. He was 82. On the national front, … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 24jan2016

The Agony of Bereaved Grandparents…Gone are the days where they held our hands and taught us the golden values for life. Gone are the days when they protected us from our parents’ caring but rigid control and cane touching our … More

REPORT

MSS Organises Blood Donation Camp in Jaipur

Rajasthan unit of Medical Service Society (MSS) of India organised a blood donation camp at Health Line Hospital, Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur on 11 January.   MSS State president, Dr. Faraz Ahmad said that in the camp organised jointly by Jamaat-e- … More

REPORT

Only Social Reform Can Remove Dowry: HC

The Bombay High Court on 8 January directed the Maharashtra government to list steps taken to mitigate instances of dowry harassment in the state, and observed that dowry was a social problem which can be solved only through social reform. … More

REPORT

Sudheeran Comes Down Heavily on Hindutva Politics

Whether or not it was a deft strategy to win back a section of votes which the Congress-IUML combine lost to the CPI (M)-led LDF in the three-tier local bodies’ polls in November, KPCC president V.M. Sudheeran’s speeches during his … More

REPORT

IIC Stall at World Book Fair Delhi A Grand Success

By OUR STAFF REPORTER The 24th New Delhi World Book Fair was opened by Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 9 January with China as the Guest of Honour country. The Fair, … More

REPORT

Community Leaders, Alumni should Take up Minority Chara...

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Masoom Moradabadi, a senior journalist, while addressing the weekly meet organised by Jamaat-e-Islami Hind at its headquarters on 16 January, said that the apprehension of the people about BJP that the party will take up its … More

REPORT

Muslims should Be Proactive in Policymaking Process

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Dr. Syed Qasim Rasool Ilyas, President Welfare Party of India, while addressing the weekly meet organised by Jamaat-e-Islami Hind at its headquarters on 9 January said that policy should be made while keeping in mind the … More

REPORT

Live Life as Shown by the Prophet

By DR. MUHAMMAD IQBAL SIDDIQUI It is the responsibility of the Ulema to protect people from falling into the hell. People can get their problems solved only by following in letter and spirit the path laid down by the Prophet … More