Indian Muslim

Ehsan Jafri fired or not but can it justify lesser punishment to killers of 69?

By Masood Peshimam for,

After 14 years of sweat and toil A SIT Court held a mirror to reality by terming the Gularg society massacre in Gujarat the darkest day in the civil society and awarded the life terms to 11 convicts for burning alive 69 people, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, in one of the worst riots of post Godhra violence of 2002.

जहां रमज़ान की बरक़त हिन्दुओं पर बरसती है

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

दिल्ली: दिल्ली का एक इलाक़ा है जामिया नगर. इस इलाके के बारे में पहली तस्वीर यह बनती है कि यह एक मुस्लिमबहुल इलाक़ा है. ज़्यादातर लोग इस बात को मान भी लेते हैं, क्योंकि यहां मस्जिदों से अज़ान की आवाज़ें आती हैं. सड़कों पर टोपी पहने लोग दिखते हैं. महिलाएं बुर्के में चलती हैं. पहली नज़र में यह सौ फीसदी मुस्लिमबहुल इलाक़ा ही दिखता है. यह बात भी सही है कि जामिया नगर नई दिल्ली का सबसे घना मुस्लिमबहुल इलाक़ा है.

Literary journal ‘Andaz-e-Bayan’ is the quest for understanding feminine pain and protest

Literary journal ‘Andaz-e-Bayan’ is the quest for understanding feminine pain and protest

By Manzar Imam for,

Ramadan 1437: Danish Qavi

Danish Qavi

By Asif Khan,

After Iftar, Danish was explaining the importance of interpersonal behaviour to one of the employees at his upmarket multi-utility store in the central part of Lucknow.

US-based IMRC provides over 48 lakh meals to poor across 22 states during Ramadan

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Hyderabad: Hamida Bee, 55 lives alone in a single room rented accommodation, after losing her husband to an illness, some years ago. Even her own son, who lives in another locality of Hyderabad, doesn't visit her, forcing her to venture out and earn on her own. At 55, with myopia, she has to work as a house maid to sustain herself.

साध्वी प्रज्ञा की ज़मानत अर्ज़ी ख़ारिज, हाईकोर्ट जाएंगे परिजन

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दिल्ली: साल 2008 के मालेगांव बम धमाकों के मामले में राष्ट्रीय जांच एजेंसी (एनआईए) की स्पेशल कोर्ट ने साध्वी प्रज्ञा सिंह ठाकुर की ज़मानत अर्ज़ी खारिज कर दी है.

साध्वी प्रज्ञा सिंह ठाकुर इस मामले में प्रमुख अभियुक्त हैं और पिछले 8 साल से जेल की सलाखों के पीछे हैं. हालांकि प्रज्ञा सिंह के परिवार वालों का कहना है कि वो एनआईए की स्पेशल कोर्ट के फैसले के खिलाफ़ हाईकोर्ट जाएंगे.

दरअसल पिछले सप्ताह साध्वी प्रज्ञा सिंह ठाकुर की ज़मानत याचिका पर बहस हुई थी, जिसके बाद विशेष जज श्रीपद टेकले ने अपना फ़ैसला सुनाने के लिए 28 जून की तारीख सुरक्षित कर ली थी.

Israel to shut Al-Aqsa mosque site to Jewish visitors

Jerusalem : Israeli police on Tuesday said east Jerusalem's flashpoint, the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, will be closed to Jewish visitors until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

The move aimed at soothing newly erupted clashes at the site between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces, Xinhua news agency reported.

The decision came on the third day of clashes, which included Palestinians hurling stones and firecrackers and Israeli firing gas cannisters. At least seven Palestinians were injured in the clashes, according to Palestinian medical officials. announces e-greetings design contest for Eid

New Delhi : An e-greetings design contest to mark and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr has been announced by, with the top three designs to be awarded cash prizes., an interactive portal launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said in a post: " is hosting an e-greetings design contest to mark this day and celebrate the spirit of Eid-Ul-Fitr by creating intriguing designs."

The top three winners would be rewarded cash prizes of of Rs 10,000, Rs 7,500 and Rs 5,000 respectively.

Sadhvi Pragnya's bail plea rejected in 2008 Malegaon blast case

Mumbai : A special NIA court here on Tuesday rejected the bail application of 2008 Malegaon blast accused, Sadhvi Pragnya Singh Thakur.

In her plea, she argued that no case was made out against her as per evidence collected by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) but Special Judge N. A. Tikole ruled that prima facie materials are available against the accused, hence the bail application cannot be considered.

The NIA had last month given its no-objection to the bail and said that the evidences on record against Sadhvi are not sufficient to prosecute her.

Achyuta Samanta and the role of KISS in empowering Odisha's tribals

By Rajaraman Sundaresan for