Indian Muslim

What to do, wonders BJP in Maharashtra

By Quaid Najmi,

Mumbai : The BJP seems to have been caught in a cleft-stick in Maharashtra, thanks to a fractured mandate in the 13th assembly elections.

With no political party securing clear majority in the 288-member assembly, a period of political instability looms ahead in Maharashtra - though the Nationalist Congress Party has taken the lead to prevent such a situation.

Injured in stone-pelting, cop dies in Kashmir

Srinagar : A Jammu and Kashmir Police constable, who was injured in a stone pelting incident, died of his injuries Monday in a hospital in Srinagar, an official said.

"Constable Waseem Ahmad Bhat, who was injured in stone pelting incident in Srinagar's Hazratbal area Aug 29, 2014, Monday succumbed to his injuries in SKIMS (Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences) in Srinagar," a senior police officer said here.

"The wreath laying ceremony to honour the constable will be held today (Monday)."


Indian scholar debunks ISIS claims about slavery in Islam

Islam does not allow enslavement of civilian population

By The Milli Gazette Online,

Zafarul-Islam Khan, senior Indian Muslim scholar, who is an alumnus of Al-Azhar and Cairo universities and holds a PhD in Islamic Studies from the University of Manchester, said it is a lie to claim that Islam allows enslavement of ordinary men and women of conquered lands.

Symposium on society and politics organised in Patna

By TCN News,

Patna: A Symposium (Paricharcha) was organised on 19th October by Samaaj Bachaho Aandolan in A.N. Sinha Institute, Patna on the topic "Samaaj se dur Rajneet". Intellectuals and social thinkers spoke on the occasion and expressed serious resentment and reservation on the attitude of political party towards society.


North East Racial Attack, Can It Be STOPPED?

By Madhu Chandra,

Utterly socked and indeed panic at the unprecedented hate crimes against the people from North East India in Delhi and now in other mega cities of India. A man from Manipur brutally attacked for not able to speak Kannada in Bangalore on 16 October, two other men from Nagaland attacked in Gurgaon on 17 October – threatening the entire North East people to leave Gurgaon and a young from Mizoram murdered in South Delhi on 17 October. These attacks are the unprecedented hate crimes against North East people for last almost a decade in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR).

MIM pulls over half million votes in Maharashtra election, won two seats, runner up in three, 3rd in eight seats

By Staff Reporter,

Mumbai: Maharashtra election results came as a huge boost for Hyderabad based All India Majlis-e-Itehadul Muslimeen which since past year was drumming the uproar of expansion in other states.

MIM fielded 24 candidates for Maharashtra assembly election, many of whom were new and political novice, out of which two registered victory while many others gave amazing performance.

Attack on teacher in Assam: BJP Yuvamorcha president arrested

By Mustafa A. Barbhuiya,,

On a successful lead by Officer in-charge Prafulla Borgohain, a breakthrough was made in the case of attack on the ambulance carrying lynched college teacher in Karimganj district of Assam. An FIR was filed by Sub-Inspector Swapan Kumar Nath of Karimganj Police who was escorting the ambulance in Silchar City Police where the incidence had happened.

Haryana returns three Muslim candidates, two less than 2009

By TwoCircles Staff Reporter,

Chandigarh: In the overwhelming saffron surge in the 90-member house, Haryana returned just three Muslim MLAs this election, result for which was announced on Sunday.

Naseem Ahmed (Indian National Lok Dal) beat Independent Mamman Khan to win the Ferozpur Jhirka seat by 3245 votes; at Nuh, Zakir Hussain (INLD) defeated nearest rival Aftab Ahmed of INC by 32796 votes and Rahish Khan, an independent candidate, won the Punahana seat by a margin of just 3141 votes over his nearest rival Mohammed Ilyas of the INLD.

MIM’s Dalit candidates give impressive performance in Maharashtra elections

By TCN Staff Reporter,

Mumbai: Since its entry into the Maharashtra politics, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) often spoke about Muslim-Dalit political alliance. Assembly election 2014 – the party did walk the talk, considering the performance of all its Dalit candidates.

MIM will now focus on UP, West Bengal: Owaisi

Hyderabad: After its impressive debut in Maharashtra, Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) will now focus on Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and other states, said party president AAsaduddin Owaisi.

The party, which won two seats in Maharashtra in its first attempt to expand its base outside Hyderabad, plans to open its branches and actively participate in elections in other states.

Asaduddin, who is MP from Hyderabad, thanked people of Maharashtra for their support to the party.