Indian Muslim

BJP leader in TN alleges girls wearing purdah cheat in exams; MMK demands action terming it hate speech

By Ahamed Ansar MS for,

Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu): Condemning a fresh hate speech against Purdah by the BJP leader, the Manithaneya Makkal Katchi (MMK) has demanded the arrest of H Raja, National Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party under National Security Act.

Ramadan 1436: Friendship

By Raqib Hameed Naik,,

Srinagar: Amaan, Furqan and Azim are three close friends since childhood and live in a common neighbourhood. All of them are 11 years old, studying in their fifthstandard in three different schools in District Srinagar.

Round the year they don’t get to spend much time together due to cumbersome school timings and private tuition classes. But Ramadan have come like a blessing for them as their respective tuition teachers have considerably minimized the duration of their classes thus paving way for their reunion.

Jamia finally conducts entrance tests for BDS and B.Tech

Earlier, tests of two vocational courses had to be cancelled after allegations of paper leak

By Staff Reporter,

New Delhi: Putting behind past fortnight’s disruption in its examination process, Jamia Millia Islamia finally administered BDS and B.Tech Entrance tests. The B.Tech entrance examination was conducted flawlessly today in all the notified test-centres in the country and same was the case with BDS test that was taken by students day before yesterday.

Kashmir: Tourists’ paradise is also the paradise for non-local beggars

By Bilal Bashir Bhat

Srinagar: With the ongoing peak tourist season in Kashmir and the sacred month of Ramadan, a number of non-local beggars have rushed to the Valley. Possibly, they are being counted as tourists but factually it is the season for them to earn big.

Separatist shutdown affects life in Srinagar

Srinagar : A separatist-called shutdown to protest 'police high-handedness' affected normal life in Srinagar on Saturday.

The traffic on the strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway, however, moved without any hiccups.

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group has called the shutdown against alleged high-handedness by police in the Jamia Masjid area of old city on June 26 during the Friday prayers.

Zakat is a tool to empower life!

The objective of Zakat is to transform the beneficiary of today into benefactors of tomorrow.

By Aamir Edresy

The importance of Zakat can be very well understood with the number of verses commanding the believers to ‘establish the prayers and give zakat’ appearing in the Holy Qur’an. Almighty Allah at many places differentiated between believers and non-believers by whether or not they paid their Zakat.

पत्रकारों की हत्या में मक़सूर होता लोकतंत्र

मोहम्मद आसिफ़ इकबाल

सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने उत्तर प्रदेश के पत्रकार जोगेन्द्र सिंह को जिंदा जलाकर मार डालने के मामले में केंद्र सरकार और राज्य सरकार से जवाब तलब किया है. न्यायमूर्ति एम वाई इकबाल और जस्टिस अरुण मिश्रा की पीठ ने पत्रकार सतीश जैन की जनहित याचिका पर सुनवाई के दौरान केंद्र, राज्य सरकार और प्रेस काउन्सिल ऑफ इंडिया को नोटिस जारी करके जवाबी हलफनामा दायर करने के लिए दो सप्ताह का वक़्त दिया है. इस जघन्य केस के आवेदक ने मामले की सीबीआई से जांच कराए जाने के साथ ही पत्रकारों की सुरक्षा के लिए स्पष्ट दिशानिर्देश जारी करने की उच्चतम न्यायालय से अपील की है.

Muslim community leaders laud Adv Salian for her daring revelation in Malegaon blast case

By Staff Reporter,

Mumbai: Muslim community leaders belonging to different non-governmental organizations have unanimously praised special public prosecutor Rohini Salian for her courageous disclosure that since new government has took over in the centre she has been asked to go ‘soft’ in the trial proceedings of Malegaon 2008 blasts blamed on the Hindu extremists.

Opposition to ‘Yoga Day’ proves costly for Kashmir University Students

By, Staff Reporter,

Srinagar: Students protest, cancellation of Yoga Day, arrest of one of the protesting students and lock down of administration office, life at Kashmir University has been too hectic this past week.

The University witnessed massive protests these days by students following the arrest of a fellow student of English Department, which students allege was a result of police reprisal following anti-Yoga Day protests in the campus on the night of June 20.

CBI probe ordered against Teesta Setalvad's company

New Delhi : A CBI probe has been ordered against social activist Teesta Setalvad - owned Sabrang Communications and Publishing Pvt Ltd (SCPPL) for receiving foreign funds from Ford Foundation in violation of the law, a home ministry official said on Friday.

"The CBI has been asked to complete the probe as soon as possible," the official told IANS, adding that the bank accounts of SCPPL have also been frozen.

"The IDBI bank's Khar west branch has been asked to freeze the company's accounts," he said.