Indian Muslim

APCR workshop on police encounter and civil rights protection

By Kashif Ahmed Faraz,

New Delhi: Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR) conducted a workshop on Encounters and Civil Rights Protection in India on 19 October at Jamia Nagar here to train its volunteers about legal aspect of encounters.


अच्छे दिनों के साथ अच्छी दीवाली आई है : राम नाईक

By TCN News,

लखनऊ: उत्तर प्रदेश के राज्यपाल राम नाईक ने अपने हालिया बयान से प्रदेश की राजनीति में एक भूचाल ला दिया है. अपने ताज़ा बयान में श्री नाईक ने कहा है कि उत्तर प्रदेश में कानून व्यवस्था में सुधार लाने की ज़रूरत है. उनके इस बयान के बाद समाजवादी पार्टी ने कहा है कि राज्यपाल उत्तर संवैधानिक सत्ता के रूप में व्यवहार कर रहे हैं.

Missing prior strategy reduces Muslims’ representation in Assembly

By A. Mirsab,,

Mumbai: Maharashtra Muslims have collectively managed to send total 9 MLAs of their community to the assembly for the next five years which was made clear on Sunday after the counting of votes for 15th October elections in the state. Earlier there were 10 MLAs from the community belonging to different parties.

Delhi 1984 & Gujarat 2002 and tales of complicity and cover-ups: Manoj Mitta

By Kashif-ul-Huda,,

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Sr. Journalist and author Manoj Mitta delivered the Omar Khalidi Memorial Lecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Sunday night.

In his hour-long talk Manoj Mitta who is the author of When a Tree Shook Delhi (published 2008) and The Fiction of Fact-Finding (published 2014) drew parallels between the government response and investigations following the anti-Sikh violence in Delhi in 1984 and anti-Muslim violence in Gujarat in 2002.


British parliamentarians to Assam on good will visit

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: British Deputy High Commissioner Furssedonn Wood said that a delegation of British parliamentarians is likely to visit Assam as part of goodwill visit to India in the first part of next year.

The British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata, also met Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi in this regard.

Sir Syed remembered worldwide on 197th birth anniversary

By TCN News,

Aligarh: 197th Birth Anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was celebrated with great zeal and exuberance in different parts of the world. The Alumni Associations all over the globe paid rich tribute to Sir Syed, the great social reformer and one of the architects of modern India.


Free recruitment coaching in Patna

By TCN News,

Patna: Peace Foundation, a non-profit and non-government voluntary organisation from Patna, has announced Merit-cum-Means Scholarship as an interest-free-loan to the needy minority students who are aspirants of Staff Selection Commissions/ Railway Recruitment Boards and other competition examinations.


The toilet test

By Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam,

On the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, on October 2, 2019, nobody will defecate in the open anywhere in India. By then every one of us will have a toilet to go to. This is the target of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan that the Prime Minister launched earlier this month to mark the mahatma’s 145th birth anniversary.

7th accused gets bail in country’s first IM case; Is the prosecution case failing?

By staff reporter,

Mumbai: A special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court, established inside Arthur Road Jail of Mumbai, on Friday granted bail to one of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspects in a six year old case of threatening Email (five minutes before Gujarat 2008 blasts) investigated by Mumbai crime branch.


Mohammedan Sporting temporarily shuts football activities

Kolkata : Mohammedan Sporting -- one of the country’s oldest soccer clubs -- has decided to temporarily close down its football wing following financial difficulties.

The 123-year-old club has been unable to pay salaries to its players, support staff and other employees for the past three months. The club working committee decided not to take part in major tournaments like I-League second division and Durand Cup in the coming season.

However, club president Sultan Ahmed categorically said that Sporting was not winding up.