Indian Muslim

Minister resigns in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu : Sham Lal Sharma, senior Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir minister for public health engineering, irrigation and flood control, has quit.

"I called on the state president of my party Saif-ud-Din Soz yesterday (Friday) evening and handed over my resignation. I have asked him to submit my resignation to Chief Minister Omar Abdullah," Sharma told IANS Saturday.

‘Haider’- miles away from reality

By Saquib Salim,

Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Haider’ is the flavor of the season – you like it or not. I cannot take away any credit from him as a great narrator, who can adapt Shakespeare for the Indian scenario and can captivate the audience so well.

Madrassa student burning case: Investigating team formed, No arrest so far

By Zaidul Haque,,

Kolkata: Police Super of Purba Medinipur district Sukesh Jain informed on Friday that an enquiry team headed by DSP Syed Ahmadullah has already started investigation in the burning alive case of a 16 year old Madrassa student Amiruddin Khan.


Gandhi’s people in Maoist land

By Aishik Chanda,

Kukurbhukka, Jashpur district (Chhattisgarh): They travel in a van donated by a Gondi Adivasi organization of Bastar. They spend the night with benevolent villagers and eat whatever is offered. The 12-member CGNet Swara team that travels through central India promoting citizen journalism through mobile radio is a diverse lot.

Hyderabadi youth denies involvement in SIMI activists' case

Hyderabad : Cleric Abdul Aleem Islahi has denied charges by Hyderabad Police that his son Motasim Billah motivated and was helping two SIMI activists from Maharashtra to go to Afghanistan for Jihad training.

Islahi told reporters Friday that after failing in its previous attempts police is again trying to implicate his son in false cases.

Claiming that Billah has no links with SIMI, he pointed out that the court had acquitted him in all the cases booked by police in the past.


Former IAS officer Dr Ibrahimi’s book released

By TCN News,

Patna: ‘My Experience in Governance’ written by former IAS officer Dr MA Ibrahimi was released by Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi here on Wednesday.


Honour for AMU teacher

By TCN News,

Aligarh: Dr. Ghazala Yasmin, guest teacher, Department of Applied Mathematics, ZH College of Engineering and Technology at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been awarded the “A K Agarwal Prize for Best Publication of the Year 2014”.

Madrassa student set afire; communal tension builds up in West Bengal village

By Zaidul Haque,,

Kolkata: Close on the heels of negative propaganda by media post-Burdwan blasts, a mysterious incident of attempted burning of a Madrassa student in a village near here, allegedly by a suspected radical group, has given rise to communal tension.


AMU Kishanganj Centre organizes orientation programme for MBA entrants

By TCN News,

Kishanganj, Bihar: Following the footprints of its parent department, the Department of Business Administration, AMU Centre Kishanganj organized an orientation program for the first batch of MBA students admitted to the centre. A total of 60 students have been admitted on the basis of All India test for AMU Centre Kishanganj centre.


Silent diplomacy more effective than high-profile one

By Soroor Ahmed,,

Diplomacy is not just about hype and hoopla as many of our television era journalists would like us to believe. It is a serious business and there is little scope for theatrics. Sometimes too much publicity and media-hype harms the larger cause of the nation.