The Egalitarian Messenger of God

Egalitarian means a person who believes that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities. If, in the human history, any one person deserves to be honoured with this title, it is the Last and Greatest Messenger of … More

AYODHYA SEIGE

Stop the Siege of Ayodhya and the Feared Carnage of Mus...

  By S.M. MOHAMED IDRIS Reuters has reported that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its affiliates are organising a siege of Ayodhya by 100,000 Hindu extremists on November 25. The siege is to put pressure on the government to introduce … More

DEALINGS WITH 'OTHERS'

How the Prophet ﷺ Dealt with ‘Others’

By Dr. Parvez Mandviwala Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, contrary to popular perception, was not just a saint who used to preach righteousness. He was also a statesman, commander, law-giver, social reformer and the first president of the erstwhile State of Madinah. … More

LESSONS

Lessons from the Blessed Prophet for a Plural Society

By Dr. WAQUAR ANWAR Pluralism amounts to positive and purposeful coexistence of diverse streams of people. This phenomenon may be described as ‘Unity in diversity’ and a ‘group of heterogeneous persons behaving like a homogeneous whole.’ The diversity may be … More

MADINAH CHARTER

First Written Constitution of the World

[As translated by DR. MUHAMMAD HAMIDULLAH] In the name of God, the Beneficent and the Merciful (1) This is a prescript of Muhammad (peace and blessings of God be to him) the Prophet and Messenger of God (to operate) between … More

MESSAGE TO PLURAL WORLD

Prophet Muhammad’s Message to Plural World: Plurality...

By Dr. Javed Jamil God says in the Qur’an, “We have sent you (Muhammad!) purely as Boon for the Multi-world.” Rahmat-al-lil-aalameen is often translated as “Boon for all the Worlds”; but when speaking in the context of the world existing … More

SCIENCE

Muslim Woman Discovers a Whole New Type of Galaxy

  As a child growing up in Turkey, astrophysicist Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil used to enjoy looking up at the stars in the night sky. Little did she know that thanks to her scientific skills, a galaxy sitting 359 million light-years from … More

SOCIAL COTACT

How People-to-People Contact can Help Remove Misunderst...

By SYED NOORUZZAMAN What well-known English litterateur George Bernard Shaw commented years ago – “ISLAM is the best religion and Muslims are the worst followers” – may not be acceptable to many today, but it is quite logical that people … More

UNITY IN DIVERSITY

Prophet Muhammad ﷺ Striving for Unity, Living with Di...

By M S Khan Whether we like or dislike, diversity is the reality of life. Diversity is pervasive in creation. It is manifested in ethnicity, temperament and intellect. It is also reflected in belief, behaviour and practice. The former is … More

FACE-TO-FACE

Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was a Global Reformer: Islamic Sch...

PROF. Dr YASIN MAZHAR SIDDIQUI, a renowned Islamic scholar and former Chairman, Department of Islamic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, in an interview with MOHAMMAD NAUSHAD KHAN, said we the Indian Muslims should present the vision of Prophet Muhammad as a … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 02-dec-2018

WPI DEMANDS SECURITY TO MINORITIES, STATUS QUO AT DISPUTED SITE Dr SQR Ilyas, President Welfare Party of India, in a statement on November 24, said, “On the call of Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s ‘Dharm Sabha’ lakhs of karsevaks and workers from … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 02-dec-2018

SAUDIS BANNED KHASHOGGI FOR CRITICISING TRUMP Slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi was barred from media appearances after criticising U.S. President Donald Trump in late 2016, a report citing the US State Department said on November 22. In its most recent report … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 02-dec-2018

It Looks Quite Delusional Leaders belonging to the Hindu Right are hell-bent on purging India of its Islamic traces. The ongoing project of rechristening places is part of this exercise. But getting rid of the country’s Muslim legacy is not … More