Indian Muslim

Owaisi attends iftar in Meerut, to visit Agra

Lucknow: After many failed attempts to create a base for his party in Uttar Pradesh, All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday began a two-day visit to the state, attending an 'iftar' at Meerut.

He is slated to attend another iftaar party in Agra on Tuesday. While his supporters and party workers have termed it as a social and religious visit, insiders say the visit in two cities with significant Muslim presence is also aimed at energising his supporters.


“No foul play” rules AMU Enquiry Committee regarding MBBS/BDS entrance exam in Kerala

AMU rescinds earlier decision to cancel MBBS/BDS entrance exam result.

By Staff Reporter,

Aligarh: Thirty students out of 3,939 appearing qualified for the MBBS/BDS entrance exam in Kerala raised some eyebrows in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Percentage-wise that was just 0.76 % of all the students appearing at Farook College in Kozhikode but it was difficult to digest for some that only two other centres were able to get qualifying students in double digits.

Some practical steps for boosting Muslims in Civil Services

By Aabid Ali Haider for

On Saturday, July 4th, 2015, the UPSC had declared the much awaited results of the prestigious Civil Services Examination, 2014, naming 1,236 successful candidates.

The finally concluded results of Civil Services Examinations showed that the performance of women candidates are better than the male aspirants where women have secured top 4 positions. This is also the first time that the Commission has declared the results within the four days of the closing date for the personality tests or interview.

Assam CM appeals for harmony and brotherhood

By Staff Reporter

Guwahati: Attending Iftaar at one of the city’s oldest mosque – Burha Jamme Masjid – on Monday, Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi announced that a forum will be formed comprising leaders of all religions to bridge the gap among the different religions in the state.

Time to reflect on Article 370: union minister

Kolkata : Union minister Hansraj Ahir on Monday said it was time to reflect on the continuance of the constitution's article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Speaking at an event to mark the 115th birth anniversary of Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, he said it was time to "free Kashmir" and "make it a part of India without any limitations".

Author of album on 155 Muslim freedom fighters felicitated

By TCN News,

Chennai: Syed Naseer Ahmed, the historian from Andhra Pradesh who has compiled a new album of photographs of 155 Muslim freedom fighters in a coffee table book titled ‘The Immortals’, was felicitated here by the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML).

His splendid work reveals the scarifies of Indian Muslim community in the struggle for India’s freedom contains beautiful pictures with a brief sketch of all 155 Muslim freedom fighters, simultaneously in Telugu and English.

SIO Kota organises Iftaar

By TCN News,

Kota (Rajasthan): The Students’ Islamic Organisation of India’s (SIO) city unit organized a grand iftaar party on the occasion of 17th Ramzan (the day of Badr) here.

Campaign on ‘Building resources across the communities – Exploring the power of Zakat’ launched

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Islamic Relief India has launched its two-year long campaign on ‘Building resources across the communities – Exploring the power of Zakat’ with the objective of sensitizing Muslim’s about the importance of charity in Islam and how it can be utilized in a strategic way.

An hour long discussion was held on the theme on July 4, 2015 at Hotel Metro Star Hotel, Jasola, New Delhi, a release said here on Monday.

Former Urdu editor still grapples with Charlie Hebdo episode

By Preetha Nair

New Delhi : Six months after the attack on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the incident continues to haunt Shirin Dalvi in Mumbai. The former editor of Urdu newspaper "Avadhnama" Dalvi is an indirect victim of the damage wreaked by the attack.

Ramadan 1436: Fast friends

Asif and Ramesh_

By Raj Lalwani,