Indian Muslim

PM’s ‘Swachta Abhiyan’ will not succeed by symbolism alone: Haji Haroon

By TCN News,

Bhopal: Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachta Abhiyan’, Haji Mohammad Haroon, president of Madhya Pradesh unit of Jamiat-e-Ulema-Hind, has said that by handing over brooms in the hands of officials will not suffice to make India neat and clean.


Maha goes with cancellation of lapsed GR about reservations for Muslims without a new one

By Staff Reporter,

Mumbai: It is a double whammy for the almost 12-14 % of Muslim population in Maharashtra. After a complete ban on beef, even carrying it will invite fine, the state government showed its anti-Muslim face yet again. The BJP-Shiv Sena government has cancelled the earlier GR about Muslim reservation without putting in place a new one with suitable provisions.


Release innocent Kashmiri people languishing in jails, says former interlocutor Ansari

By Raqib Hameed Naik,,

New Delhi: Terming the decision of the PDP to form a government with the BJP in the state as historic, former interlocutor MM Ansari said it is the right time for both the parties to establish secular democracy in Jammu and Kashmir.

“People’s Democratic Party should be credited for bringing BJP on board to take oath under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir for forming the government in the state,” Ansari said here on Tuesday.


NHRC notice to Kerala government about alleged arrest of HR defenders leveling them as Maoists sympathizers

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Taking suo motu cognizance of a media report that Kerala government was targeting human rights defenders and rights activists by labeling them as ‘Maoists sympathizers’, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Director General of Police, Kerala, and called for a report within two weeks.


AMU, Jamia ranked ‘A’ by NAAC

By TCN News,

Aligarh/New Delhi: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), both have secured Grade A by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which recently conducted an assessment exercise at the respective University campuses.

Both the Universities had invited the NAAC for the first time.


Flood-hit Kashmir traders demand rehabilitation

Srinagar : Traders in Jammu and Kashmir shut their businesses on Wednesday to protest against alleged delay in release of rehabilitation and compensation for losses they suffered in the September 2014 floods.

A large number of traders assembled at city centre Lal Chowk and demonstrated demanding immediate release of compensation and rehabilitation package.

The call for Wednesday's demonstration was given by Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) and was supported by other trade bodies.


Jitan Ram Manjhi: Will he succeed in his gamble?

By Soroor Ahmed,,

Though the outgoing Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi earned political martyrdom, yet it is debatable who inflicted more wounds on him. True, the last bullet was fired by his mentor-turned-tormentor Nitish Kumar, the injuries caused to him by the BJP in the first seven months of his nine-month regime proved no less fatal.

WB Welfare Party opposes, protests centrals land acquisition bill

By Zaidul Haque,,

Kolkata: Welfare Party of India’s West Bengal unit has opposed the Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill 2015 brought in the Lok Sabha by the BJP-led government to replace the Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Act, 2013 that was passed by the UPA government then.


Jamia gets A grade from NAAC

New Delhi : Jamia Millia Islamia has been assessed and accredited by NAAC for the first cycle with an "A" Grade, the Delhi-based central university said in a statement on Wednesday.

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) assessment was carried out in the third week of February.

The assessment and accreditation has reinforced Jamia's outstanding credentials as an institution of excellence, the statement added.


Muslim chamber welcomes cow slaughter ban

Aligarh : The Muslim Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) here has welcomed the ban on cow slaughter in Maharashtra and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clamp a nationwide ban.

The chamber said the Maharashtra government's move will effectively help improve cattle wealth and increase milk production.

MCCI director Jasim Mohammad told IANS: "Earlier also there was a law in the state but it was not properly implemented. In the fresh law, slaughter of calfs and oxens have also been banned along with cow.