Indian Muslim

A tragic tank burst in TN kills 9 Muslim labourers from WB district of West Medinipur

By Zaidul Haque,,

Kolkata/Medinipur: A tragic tank burst on the morning of Saturday in leather tannery in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu has killed 10 labourers who were sleeping in an adjoining room, almost all of them from the West Medinipur district of West Bengal.


When children got back their cricket ground in Kashmir

By Sheikh Qayoom,

Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) : It is difficult to believe such an audience would ever be granted. It is even more difficult to believe it would provoke prompt administrative action.

Over a dozen children - none of them above the age of seven - carrying cricket bats, wickets and crooked willow sticks they use for hockey sticks started marching towards the office of the district magistrate (DM), the top official of the area, in this north Kashmir town the other day.

After Ramlila Maidan no-show, BJP delivers far better show at Modi’s East Delhi rally

By Nivedita Bhardwaj,,

New Delhi: As one approached the venue of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in east Delhi’s Karkardooma on Saturday evening, it had all the trappings of a typical political rally.

Banners and hoardings of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announcing the rally, party flags after every second power pole and big direction boards announcing ‘Parking for rally vehicles’ every once in a while. Almost half a kilometre before the actual venue, vehicles were stopped and scores of people were seen walking towards the rally ground. Buses parked along the footpaths and in service lanes were a clear indicator that people were brought for the rally.

14 prominent citizens of Assam honoured with ERDF Excellence Awards

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: Keeping alive its decade long tradition, the Education Research & Development Foundation (ERDF) honoured 14 eminent senior citizens of Assam for their outstanding contributions in different fields of public life.

Hyderabadi girl planning to join ISIS returns home

Hyderabad : Hyderabad police Saturday said that a city girl residing in Qatar planned to join ISIS and went up to Turkey but came back without joining the terror group.

The teenager has returned to her parents in Hyderabad and police have counselled her.

Commissioner of Police M. Mahendar Reddy, however, clarified that she neither joined the terror outfit nor underwent any training.

The police chief said the 19-year-old was not brought back by police but returned on her own.

Modi Govt targets Muslim educational institutes in the name of national security

Those running study centers are worried that now madrassa students have been declared officially as suspects and opposed such branding and ‘social profiling’ of Muslim institutions.

By Mohd Ismail Khan,,

New Delhi/Hyderabad: National Council for the Promotion of Urdu Language and National Security in the same sentence may appear awkward to many; but for the Union Home Ministry, NCPUL is the new archery bow to take arrows of for the purported ‘war on terror’ for its desire target, the Muslim run educational institutes.


Muzaffarpur: Love affair leads to hate killings; survivors, families of dead gather pieces of their lives

Blame game ensues after communal riot in the run up to the Bihar assembly elections later in 2015

By Mudassir Rizwan,,

Muzaffarpur (Bihar): It is more than a week when neighbours turned enemy, when people who cohabited peacefully were left shocked by the hatred around in Azizpur-Bahilwara village, about 70 kms from state capital Patna.

Muslim body organizes lectures on concepts of Hindutva

By TCN News,

New Delhi: The Institute of Objective Studies organised lecture on the “Hindutva: A Concept and Practice in the Context of Muslim Society” on January 24 at the Conference Hall of the Institute.

Delivering the lecture, Secretary, Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, Maulana Abdul Hamid Nomani, explained that Hinduism and Hindutva connoted different meanings. While Hinduism was a religion based on a positive outlook, Hindutva, as defined by the Supreme Court, was a way of life, he said.


Expelled Minority Commission members approach Bombay HC against Maharashtra Govt order

By A. Mirsab,,

Mumbai: All the minority commission members who were recently expelled by the BJP-Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra have filed a petition here on Friday against their sacking before the Bombay High Court.

The former members, including vice Chairperson of the commission have contented their sacking as ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘unlawful’ and have prayed for intervention of Bombay High Court to reinstate then on their position till they complete remaining tenure in the office.

Attempt to undermine secularism: testing waters!

Words Socialism and Secularism missing in BJP Government ads

By Ram Puniyani,