• Will Corporate Tax Cuts Revive the Economy?

    6 Oct 2019 |
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    By Arshad Shaikh India’s finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced slashing of corporate tax rate from 30% to 22% for existing companies and from 25% to 15% for new companies. Including surcharge and cess, the effective tax rate for existing … More

How Many Pandora’s Boxes?

The ruling party of India and its leader are senselessly leading the country on the path of disaster. Inexperience, mis-governance, self-deception and overconfidence have led to this mess. As if the looming economic crisis, lower GDP growth, worsening law and … More

APPLIED ISLAMICS

Dr. Javed Jamil advocates “unity of all religions on ...

By Staff Reporter A talk of Dr. Javed Jamil, Head of Chair in Islamic Studies & Research, Yenepoya University, Mangaluru, was organised in School of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The subject was “Need … More

CHINAS ORGAN TOURISM

China is killing religious, ethnic minorities, harvesti...

The Chinese government is harvesting and selling organs from persecuted religious and ethnic minorities on an industrial scale, the UN Human Rights Council has been told, reported Adam Withnall, Asia Editor of Independent. Speaking at the council’s headquarters in Geneva … More

DALIT AGONY

Dalits and Their Woes

By M.S. Qais Dalits, who comprise Chamars, Dusadhs, Mehters, Safai Karamchary.  et el, are the most downtrodden as well as despised members belonging to the majority community, verbally only. Taking the ground reality into consideration, it becomes crystal clear that … More

HOUSTON EVENT

Two ‘Authoritarian Minds’ in Praise of Each-Other, ...

By Syyed Mansoor Agha Howdy Modi event in Huston, USA on 22nd September emerged like a mega ‘rock show’ with a difference that two world leaders replaced rock-stars and the orchestra. They played politics and were well received by enthusiastically … More

PERSONALITY

Who is Sule Yuksel Senler?

By Dr. Syed Kazim This Turkish Hijab activist was sued, charged and imprisoned but it didn’t stop her. Sule Yuksel Senler was born in 1938 and grew up in Istanbul. Despite having to drop out of school in the 8th … More

QURAN STUDIES

Ethics of Islamic Charity

By SYED AKBAR HASSAN The Qur’an (2:261-262) states: “The parable of those who spend their wealth for the cause of Allah is like that of a grain that brings forth seven ears, each bearing a hundred grains. Allah gives manifold … More

TUEM TRAGEDY

Raising Queries on Quarries, The Fallout of the Tuem Tr...

  By Pachu Menon The news that four students of a boarding school met with a watery grave after they ventured into a water-filled laterite stone quarry for swimming at Tuem in Pernem taluka was indeed shocking! However, such incidents … More

UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD

Nationalism, Nay, Globalism

By Sikandar Azam With US President Donald Trump’s address to the UN general assembly on September 24, the issue of nationalism versus globalism has once again come to the fore. President Trump, in his typical muted monotone, exploited the international … More

WEST ASIA

Netanyahu on Steroids, What a Gantz-led Government Mean...

By Ramzy Baroud Experience has taught Palestinians not to pay heed to Israeli elections. But to every rule there is an exception. Although it is still true that no Israeli Zionist leader has ever been kind to the Palestinian people, … More

WOMEN IN SOCIAL REFORMATION

Reformation of Society is Women’s Responsibility Too!

By Dr. Raziul Islam Nadvi (Translation: Dr. Maaz Amjad) A misconception regarding women which is quite common in our society is that the work of preaching and reformation is not of their concern. Their job is only to serve their … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 06-oct-2019

Two journos ‘attacked’ in his office, MLA blames djinn Two journalists were allegedly attacked by masked men inside the premises of a BJP MLA’s office in Ghaziabad on September 19. Nand Kishor Gurjar, the MLA from Loni, however, claimed the … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 06-oct-2019

WORLD LEADERS SHOULD STOP SISI’S REPRESSIVE CRACKDOWN: AMNESTY Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on world leaders to act to stop Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s repressive crackdown on protesters. Over the past week, Egyptians have heeded a call … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 06-oct-2019

Challenges and the Response This refers to the interview, “Unemployment, Poverty, Corruption are the Biggest Challenges: Nejatullah Siddiqi” (Radiance Viewsweekly, 11 August). So nice to see and read Prof Siddiqi once again. He has a rare grip on the contemporary … More