Indian Muslim

Mirza Aejaz Baig: An ordinary teacher with an extra-ordinary zeal for poor to complete their matriculation

By A Mirsab,,

Central government is spending crores of rupees to eradicate illiteracy through scores of schemes such as Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (The Education for All Movement) and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (National Mission for Secondary Education). But still there are many in the country that is deprived of such schemes due to various reasons.

SC to search for any bar to state funding for religious structure repair

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to examine the issue whether there was any constitutional embargo on the powers of the state government to frame a law for awarding compensation to repair and restore religious structures damaged during rioting as state failed to uphold the law.

Sufi ideology integral part of Indian ethos: Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the ideology propounded by Sufi saints is an integral part of Indian ethos, and has contributed significantly to the creation of a pluralistic, multi-cultural society in the country.

The remarks came during a meeting with a delegation of 40 Barelvi Sufi scholars.

WhatsApp Muslims: Is this your identity?

Social networking applications (apps) like WhatsApp may be creating more anxiety, confusion and divisions, rather than love, brotherhood, and peace within the Muslim community.

By Qutub Ahmed Siddiqui for

Are all secular parties callous towards Muslims?

Should Muslim Parties oppose secular parties or have alliances with them?

By Kaleem Kawaja,

To answer the above questions we should first not put all secular parties in the same bag. Look at each of them separately. Congress, the largest secular party was not callous against Muslims up until the time when Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi were leaders of Congress. In those days Congress leadership did pay attention to the problems of Muslims though not full attention.

AMU students launch a monthly literary magazine- The AMUSE

By TCN News

Aligarh: Now students of Aligarh Muslim University have a magazine of their own for their creative output. The AMUSE short for Aligarh Muslim University Students Edition was launched on August 25th, 2015 by the Vice Chancellor Lt. Gen. Zameer-ud-din Shah.

Why is Gujarat burning?

By Jaspal Singh

"Gujarat is burning" " Gujarat is on a boil", headlines of TV and other media are screaming, with images of police attacking the people, stone pelting, buses burning and arson and violence. Another headline is asking why the Patels who were the bulwark of support of BJP and Modi are on war path with them? Some people abroad are asking that why those people who organized a big show in Madison square about Gujarat Model and Modi are now cursing them?

VHP demands uniform policy to control population

New Delhi : Demanding a uniform population policy for every community in the country, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Thursday expressed concern at the fall in percentage of the Hindu population.

"This has happened for the first time in the history of country that the percentage of Hindu population has gone down to 80. This is a cause of great concern not only for India but for the entire world," VHP spokesperson Surendra Jain said in a press conference here.

Remembering Muzaffarnagar

By Abul Kalam Azad,

"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce" - Karl Marx

Trumpets blaring, announcing the ending of a prolonged beginning! Delirious youth holding cans vomiting white dust, like blood of a snowy dawn. Booze unleashed on streets strewn with garlands, like colourful scars on stony faces. A person, visibly shaken with elation, beams, as if in a trance, that the wheels of time have turned and the leaders can no longer betray the 'Hindu community'.

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: To Each Ones’ Own!

By Ram Puniyani,