Indian Muslim

Judges should help create social harmony; says Law minister

By Andalib Akhter,

New Delhi: Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday said that it was desirable that judges should not pass a ruling or observation that could create disharmony and disenchantment in the society. Moily was speaking at ‘meet the press’ organised by Press Association of India here today.


Central Government acts against Telugu TV channel for anti-Madarasa report

By Mohammed Siddique,

Hyderabad: In a big relief to the Madarsas, who are often at the receiving end of maligning propaganda by a section of media, the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has ordered a Telugu regional news channel to apologise for one such report.

TV5, a Hyderabad based channel has been directed to telecast a scrolling for three days from July 3 to July 6 expressing its apology for branding the Madarsas as the den of terrorists in one of its reports.


Darul Musannefin Shibli Academy: Present needs and future Plans

By Prof. Ishtiyaq Ahmad Zilli,

Govt may appoint a special officer for AMU - Kerala Education Minister

By Najiya O.,

Cochi: State government is thinking of appointing a special officer to accelerate the procedures of setting up the off-campus centre of the Aligarh Muslim University in Malappuram district, said Mr. MA Baby, Minister of Education, in the Assembly. He added that the cabinet has decided to acquire 397 acres of land via fast track facility.


Strike cripples life in parts of Kashmir


Srinagar : Life across Kashmir was crippled Friday as separatists called a shutdown to protest the rape and murder of two young women in the state's Shopian town and the continued detention of hardline leader Syed Ali Geelani.

Schools, government offices, banks, business establishments and shops remained shut in summer capital Srinagar and other towns of Kashmir. Vehicles were also off the roads.


AMU VC conferred honorary rank of Colonel Commandant of NCC

By News Desk,

Aligarh: The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis was today conferred the honorary rank of Colonel Commandant on behalf of Director General of NCC.

Before conferring the honorary rank, NCC Cadets of boys and girls presented a Guard of Honour to Prof. Azis.


In Ajmer, before the saint’s court

By Malik Rashid Faisal

797th Urs is being commemorated in Ajmer at the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. It is a six day affair that invites devotees from all over the world. Malik Rashid Faisal writes about the Urs of the previous year.

After Mumbai attacks Chamliyal Mela brings Indo-Pak closer

DIG BSF-Brigadier Masood exchange gifts at Ramgarh border

By News Agency of Kashmir

Ramgarh): The Chamliyal Mela (Fair) was celebrated with full fervor and joyfulness by the people of both sides India and Pakistan in Ramgarh sector of International Border, today.

After Mumbai attacks this is first time that Indo-Pak troops are meeting each other and distributing sweets among each other.

Beemapalli incident a stain on the government: Kerala Home Minister

By Najiya O.,

The Beemapalli incident is a stain on the government, said Mr. Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, state Home Minister, in the Kerala Legislative Assembly. The police failed to control the attacks of goons in the area. However, all organizations, especially Muslim organizations, cooperated and acted well, he added.


Sibal to evolve consensus on Madarsa Board

By Andalib Akhter,

New Delhi: Union minister for human resources development, Kapil Sibal today pledge to renew government’s effort to evolve consensus for the establishment of an All India Madarsa Board.

He said this while outlining the 100 days programme of his ministry here. When asked as how he would evolve consensus as his predecessor failed to achieve the goal, the minister said: ‘we will renew our effort for the purpose”. He refused to elaborate his strategy but said all effort would be made for the modernisation of Madarsa education.