Indian Muslim

Mamata, TMC wrong in attacking Election Commission: Quraishi

By Nirendra Dev

New Delhi : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress are "absolutely wrong" in attacking the Election Commission, former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said.

At the same time, Quraishi lauded efforts of the poll panel in overseeing the staggered ongoing assembly elections in West Bengal.

'Cow worship more to do with rural economy than religion'

New Delhi : The Indian trait of worshiping cows should not be strictly linked to religiosity as this had more to do with creating a strong rural economy, union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said.

"Even these days, any rural family that breeds a cow will never die of starvation. It will be wrong to link cow worship to religious feelings alone. The religious sentiment is one side of it, it should be respected. But cow breeding as an habit must be understood as a basis of traditional India's rural economy," Singh said at a book release function on Wednesday night.

265 dailies and counting! Will Kashmir's 'media malaria' end soon?

By Sheikh Qayoom

Srinagar : At 265 and counting - both in English and vernacular - Jammu and Kashmir’ summer capital could well have the largest of such 'daily newspapers' in the country given its population of 1.4 million.

What is intriguing about these 'daily newspapers' is the fact that most of them are not available at news stands in Srinagar and other places in the Valley.

Why are so much daily newspapers published in a city that does not have a readership for more than two dozen vernacular and English language dailies?

प्रशासन के फैसले के खिलाफ़ अनिश्चितकालीन भूख हड़ताल पर बैठे जेएनयू के छात्र

By Staff Reporter

नई दिल्ली: जवाहरलाल नेहरू विश्वविद्यालय में पैदा हुआ शोर अभी निकट भविष्य में शांत होता हुआ नहीं दिख रहा है. जेएनयू के मौजूदा हालात विश्वविद्यालय के भीतर सिविल युद्ध जैसे दृश्य दिखा रहे हैं.

जेएनयू छात्रसंघ अध्यक्ष कन्हैया कुमार, उमर ख़ालिद और अनिर्बन भट्टाचार्य के साथ-साथ विश्वविद्यालय के कई छात्र अनिश्चितकालीन भूख हड़ताल पर बैठ गए हैं. यह हड़ताल विश्वविद्यालय प्रशासन द्वारा की गयी अनुशासनात्मक कार्रवाई के खिलाफ हो रही है.

Efforts of IMRC make drinkable water accessible to drought-affected rural areas in India

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

As a debilitating drought enters its thrird successive year in Marathwada region of Maharashtra, Mohammad Yousuf, 45 a farmer from village Waranga in District Hangoli recollects how they have been struggling to find potable water to survive on.

Why the opinion piece in Indian Express on Fatwas must be critiqued

By Umair Azmi for

An opinion piece in the Indian Expresspublished on April 22 asks Indian Muslims to flout the fatwa of the Darul Uloom (Deoband) Islamic seminary. Doing so is the democratic right of the author, but the arguments make for an interesting reading, especially if the position held by the author—of a IAS officer—is also kept in mind.

Ajmal seeks Rs 1,000 crore relief package for Assam floods

By TCN News
Member of Parliament and AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal raised the issue of floods in Assam during the Zero Hour of the Lok Sabha on April 27, and asked the central government to announce a relief package of Rs 1,000 along with the deployment of the NDRF team.

AMU seeks CBI inquiry into killings

Aligarh : Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has sought a CBI or SIT probe into the violence on the campus that left two students dead.

Vice Chancellor Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah made the request in a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

He also wanted the probe to cover the damage done to vehicles and the proctor's office on the night of April 23.

Aligarh District Magistrate Balkar Singh has already ordered a time-bound magisterial inquiry into the violence.

AMU VC writes to Akhilesh Yadav, wants CBI or SIT to probe April 23 violence

By TCN News

Aligarh: The Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah has written to the Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav, asking for a CBI enquiry or a probe by Special Task Force (STF) in the violence that occurred in the night of April, 23, the University said in a press release.
The release that the District Magistrate of Aligarh, Dr. Balkar Singh has already ordered a time bound Magisterial Enquiry into the incidents.

Maulana Azad University to offer UGC-NET coaching for minorities

By TCN News

The UGC-NET Coaching Centre at Maulana Azad National Urdu University will offer coaching classes for the UGC-NET exam scheduled to be held on July 10. The Central University, in a press release, said that the Centre will arrange Coaching classes from the month of April to June 2016 for Paper-I compulsory subject (General Studies and Teaching Aptitude) and in Papers II & III in the following subjects: Urdu, English, Hindi and Education. Coaching in paper-II & III will be provided if there are more than 10 applicants in a particular subject.