Indian Muslim

Rebuttal to NIA’s counter claim over PP Salian’s allegations of going ‘soft’ in Malegaon case

By Staff Reporter,

Mumbai: The genuineness of National Investigation Agency (NIA) in probing and prosecuting Hindu extremists in various blasts is now under public scanner after the explosive revelation by public prosecutor Rohini Salian that she was asked by NIA officer to go ‘soft’ in the proceedings of Malegaon 2008 blasts that is blamed on Hindu extremists.

A year of intimidations of minorities and their defenders

By Vidya Bhushan Rawat,

Ramadan 1436: Photos of Day 9

Night-life of Ramadan in Delhi; reading Quran in Kashmir; learning Arabic with all smiles in Delhi; community iftar at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah in Delhi; ibadat-e-ramzan in Delhi;


Ramadan 1436: Photos of Day 8

A cute child from Malegaon, Maharashtra; another cutie from Jamnagar, Gujarat; Juma prayer at a Bohri masjid in Surat, Gujarat; a "connected" couple in Delhi; Pakorhas for sale in Delhi; a family breaks fast in Delhi; dates for sale in Srinagar; women praying in jamaat in Srinagar; and Juma hangout with friends in Kerala.

Ramadan 1436: Homework


By Raj Lalwani,


Bring back iftar party tradition: Bengal Congress chief to PM

Kolkata : Claiming that there was resentment among the minority Muslim community over the central government breaking the age-old tradition of holding iftar parties during the month of Ramadan, West Bengal state Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to continue the ritual.

"Ever since independence, all governments had extended iftar party to the people belonging to a community to express love, affection and (sense of) brotherhood," Chowdhury said in a letter to Modi.

SDPI deplores at NIA for ‘go soft’ stance in 2008 Malegaon blasts case

By TCN News,

Bhopal: The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) deplored at the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for reportedly asking senior Public Prosecutor Ms Rohini Salian to “go soft” in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, wherein allegedly Hindu extremists are involved, after the NDA government came to power at the Centre in May 2014.

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.