• Understanding Land Reforms and Landholding Consolidation

    2 Jan 2022 |
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      Arshad Shaikh examines the issue of landholding and land reforms in the context of India’s agrarian economy and farmers’ distress, checking if we achieved the objectives for which land reform was carried out. He looks at the concept of … More

Drowning India in Communal Poison

  The recently held Dharam-Sansad at Haridwar on 17-19th December has set fresh records of communalising the atmosphere of India. Besides this, it has set new goalposts of spoiling the inter-religious relations. There is no dearth of rabble rousers in … More

URBANISATION - The Best Bet for India

  Those championing the cause of largescale urbanisation should ponder over and adopt the concept of urbanisation, that is developing villages with all sorts of urban facilities, opines Soroor Ahmed   As urbanisation has become a sort of synonym to … More

The Gates of Allah’s Mercy are Wide Op...

  By Syed Akbar Hassan   The Qur’ān (39:53-61) says: “Say: ‘(Thus speaks Allah): You servants of Mine who have transgressed against their own souls! Do not despair of Allah’s mercy: Allah forgives all sins; He alone is Much-Forgiving, Merciful. … More

Increasing Age of Marriage for Women fro...

  Indian women are vulnerable and often not in a position of autonomous decision-making. This is a societal problem the government needs to address hand-in-hand with civil society organisations, women’s movements, and other stakeholders, writes Shayma S   The recent … More

Animal Rearing: Key to Boost Agro-Econom...

  By Syyed Mansoor Agha   Livestock rearing has been a support activity for farming, to boost income. Animals are reared for multiple purposes like producing milk, butter, yogurt and cheese. They also produce fur, fibre, fats, and meat. Hoofs, … More

With Demise of Maulana Yusuf Islahi, JIH...

  Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) President Syed Sadatullah Husaini has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of renowned Islamic scholar Maulana Muhammad Yusuf Islahi, calling his death a great loss of the JIH and the Muslim community. Author of many best … More

A Formal Guarantee for MSP will be a Sig...

  By Abdul Bari Masoud   When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the repeal of the three controversial farm laws on November 19, he also declared that the Union Government will appoint a committee to look into how the minimum … More

Prashant Bhushan, Mr. R. Suri Bag SAMLA ...

  By OUR STAFF REPORTER   At a symposium on Minorities under threat in South Asian Countries organised by South Asian Minorities Lawyers Association (SAMLA) to observe International Day for the Rights of Minorities, prominent lawyers and intellectuals and members … More

Importance of Assam’s Agricultural Eco...

  Jahidul Islam Khan delves deep into the possibilities of as well as impediments in the development of agricultural sector in Assam and its impact on the State Domestic Product.   While many states in India are gradually moving away … More

MSP as Insurance against Price Risk is I...

  A AMARENDER REDDY, is Principal Scientist (Agricultural Economics), ICAR-Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad. He worked as Director (Monitoring and Evaluation) and is Director Centre for Knowledge Management, ICT and Mass Media in Agricultural Extension at National Institute … More

Maulana Muhammad Yusuf Islahi (1932-202...

  Maulana Muhammad Yusuf Islahi, an eminent Islamic scholar, author, orator and member of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind’s Central Advisory Council (CAC), breathed his last at Fortis Hospital, Noida, UP on December 21 following a short illness. He was 89. Born on … More

Photo Essay 02-Jan-2022

“Lord of the heavens and the earth and everything between them, Lord of all the points of sunrise.” Surah 37 – As-Saaffaat – Ayah 5 The heavens and the earth stand before us, speaking to us about the Creator who … More

In Tracts of Land, There’re Signs of G...

  By Sikandar Azam   Reflection always yields good, healthy results, sometimes astonishing. If we reflect on the tracts of land and observe them carefully, we can find all-comprehensive divine wisdom and design in the diversity of the structure of … More