• The Simmering Cauldron Called NRC

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      By Arshad Shaikh American historian Oscar Handlin said: “Once I thought to write a history of the immigrants in America. Then I discovered that the immigrants were American history.” Although Assam is no America, when you study the demography … More

Is Man the Greatest Enemy of Man?

Human history is full of atrocities on fellow humans right from the time when a son of Adam had killed his brother. The documented history is barely 12000 years long or may be a little longer. In this limited span … More

AMENDMENT IN NHRC

There can Be No Lasting Peace without Respect for Human...

By Mohammed Naushad Khan Amendment and any effort to reform bodies like NHRC or any other institution should always be welcomed if the amendment and reform aims at strengthening the institution and making it more effective in order to serve … More

ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN

Economic Slowdown ‘Very Worrisome’: Raghuram Rajan

Calling the recent slowdown in the economy “very worrisome”, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said the government needed to come out with a new set of reforms to revitalise the ailing sectors, a report said on August 20. Rajan … More

HISTORY, NAY PERSPECTIVE

The Historian’s Hero

By Dr. Parvez Mandviwala While in school, when I learn about Adolf Hitler, I noticed that he was being portrayed as the epitome of evil. This image of Adolf Hitler as an undisputed villain is ubiquitous all over the world, … More

THE YUNUS BUSINESS CENTRES

MUHAMMAD YUNUS Nobel Laureate Who Revolutionised World...

By Mohammad Yacoob The transformation of global economy is desperately needed if we want to continue to serve the needs of all humanity. This can be done by combining the talent of the young and the old to bring peace … More

VALUE-BASED POLITICS

Value-Based Politics in the Age of Defections

By DR. SIRAJ UR RAHMAN The State of Karnataka witnessed dramatic changes on July 22, 2019, when the 14 months old Coalition Government of Congress and JDS led by H.D Kumaraswamy failed to win the trust vote in the Assembly. … More

WEST ASIA

Jewish Settlers Rule the Roost in Israel, But at What P...

By Ramzy Baroud Israeli Jewish settlers are on a rampage in the occupied Palestinian West Bank. While settler violence is part of everyday routine in Palestine, the violence of recent weeks is directly linked to the general elections in Israel, … More

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

Never Say Never

By Khawlah bint Yahya I switched off my bedside lamp and closed the notebook in which I had written ‘inspirational quotes’ from the Qur’an over the last few weeks. Not raised upon any faith, I had studied books of different … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 01-sep-2019

Fresh Plea FileD in SC Challenging New Law on Triple Talaq A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on August 22, challenging the newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through ‘triple talaq’ among Muslims a … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 01-sep-2019

STC Controls Military Police Headquarters in Abyan The forces of the UAE-backed STC have taken over the headquarters of the Yemeni government’s military police in the city of Al-Koud, near the city of Zanzibar, a report said on August 21. … More

OBITUARY

Dr. Syed Ausaf Saied Vasfi (1939-2019)

Dr. Syed Ausaf Saied Vasfi, en eminent journalist and former Deputy Editor of Radiance Viewsweekly, breathed his last on August 23, 2019. He was 80. Suffering from multiple diseases, Dr. Vasfi was admitted to Max Hospital, Patparganj for about 10 … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 01-sep-2019

Let’s Win Kashmiris’ Hearts and Minds The US Security Council’s informal meeting on the Kashmir issue had some mixed result for India. Indian diplomacy was successful in blocking Pakistani and Chinese attempts to bring the Kashmir issue back. Most permanent … More

REPORT

Dr Ausaf Saied Vasfi was a Trailblazer on Muslim Issues

By our staff reporter Senior journalists, family members, staff of Radiance Viewsweekly, close friends and well-wishers gathered at JIH headquarters on August 25 to pay tribute to Dr. Syed Ausaf Saied Vasfi, who had passed away on August 23 following … More