• Will the ECI Roar Again?

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    By Arshad Shaikh Every competitive game has a referee that monitors violations of the rules of the game and also ensures a level playing field for all. Similarly, any process has certain guidelines and a standard operating procedure (SOP) which … More

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Challenges and Opportunities

The most well organised countrywide Islamic organisation has opened a new chapter in its history by electing 46-year old, modern educated professional and Islamic scholar, Syed Sadatullah Hussaini as its Ameer. A respected scholar and former president of Students Islamic … More

BOOK RELEASE

RSS Principles have Serious Socio-Political Implication...

  By OUR STAFF REPORTER The RSS has, over the years, developed public policy orientations and influence through the large number of its affiliates and by grafting and promoting Hindutva as a concept of cultural revitalisation and political mobilisation, which … More

CORRUPTION

CHORs AND CHOWKIDARI

By PACHU MENON Election time, they say, is the true test of any government’s credibility! After the Rafale deal which gave the Modi-dispensation sleepless nights, the BJP will now have to pray for something else to crop up so as … More

COUP AGAINST MORSI

Israel was Behind Coup against Egypt’s Morsi: Israel ...

Israel worked to overthrow Egypt’s first democratically elected President, Mohamed Morsi, and to orchestrate a coup against him in 2013, Israeli army Brigadier General, Aryeh Eldad, is reported to have written in a local newspaper on April 3. The writer … More

DEMOCRACY

Kachera Holds Mirror to Democracy

By Sikandar Azam Politics is the last refuge of a scoundrel, so goes the saying. Our modern-day politicians love politics only to ensure their achche din. They have nothing to do with the progress and development of the nation nor … More

ELECTIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA

2019 Lok Sabha Elections and Social Media

By Mohamed Inam Ulla Khan Media plays a vital role in a democracy, informing the public about political issues and acting as a watchdog against abuses of power. During election campaigns media provides information and analyses about political parties’ programmes, … More

IMPACT OF MANIFESTO

Does Manifesto Impact Voting Behaviour?

By MOHAMMAD NAUSHAD KHAN Historically manifesto has been considered a trivial document and political parties have treated it as a ritualistic formality and never as a sacred document that could reflect the idea of governance of the political party. Generally … More

MUSLIM HERITAGE

New Exhibition Sheds Light on Indian Muslim Heritage

In 1952, the town of Kadayanallur in Tamil Nadu, India, was gripped by a prolonged drought. And due to the high taxes on cottage industries imposed by the British, Madam Asial Beevi and Mr O.M. Abdul Kader, along with their … More

QURAN STUDIES

Actions are Judged According to Intentions

By SYED AKBAR HASSAN Those who have been intending (to achieve) the worldly life and its beauty, We shall fully recompense them herein for their acts, and herein they shall not be given less. Those are the people for whom … More

SHARIAH IN BRUNEI

Shariah Comes into Force in Brunei

Brunei’s sultan on April 3 called for Islamic teachings in the country to be strengthened as strict new Shariah punishments, including death by stoning for gay sex and adultery, were due to come into force. The tough penal code in … More

WEST ASIA

‘The Essence of Being Palestinian’ What the Great M...

By RAMZY BAROUD The aims of the Great March of Return protests, which began in Gaza on March 30, 2018 are to put an end to the suffocating Israeli siege and implementing the Right of Return for Palestinian refugees who … More

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

Taking Shahadah was a Cleansing Experience

By DAWOOD KINNEY As far back as I can remember as a child, I was always astounded by this universe in which we live; how everything works perfectly. I used to lie outside at night on my parent’s lawn, staring … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 14-apr-2019

Muslim Constable Dies in Police Custody, CBI Probe Urged Custodial deaths of policemen are a rarity. Hence the sudden death of Manjur Alam, a Muslim constable on March 30, shocked many. Alam was first suspended and then arrested for his … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 14-apr-2019

Floods in north Syria destroy camps hosting 40,000 people Floods in the north of Syria have affected more than 40,000 displaced people living in refugee camps near the Turkish border, the UN announced on April 2. Speaking as some 24 … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 14-apr-2019

State of Indian Economy This refers to article, “Debate around State of Indian Economy” (Radiance Viewsweekly, March 31). It was a very timely piece, particularly when political parties are gearing up for the 2019 polls. The timing is perfect because … More

REPORT

Syed Sadatullah Hussaini Elected Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami ...

Syed Sadatullah Hussaini has been elected Ameer (National President) of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. He was elected by Jamaat’s 157-member Markazi Majlis-e-Numaindagan (Council of Representatives) after thorough deliberations on all aspects. He has been elected for a 4-year term from April 2019 … More