Indian Muslim

A Pakistani woman expatriate struggling in acquiring inherited properties

By Naveed Baloch,,

Islamabad: “I came to my homeland with a hope, a belief in the system of justice, but it is too late for me”. These were the words of a senior citizen and Pakistan origin British national woman who is stranded in Pakistan as she is in litigation of her family shares. Despite knocking every door to get timely justice, she is not expecting to fly abroad until late September this year.

Ramadan 1435: Charity

By Shuchi Kapoor,


Ramadan is also a month of charity giving. In Chennai a Muslim beggar on the road who was mute and also seemed to have polio in one leg. Watching the world go by in their fancy cars. He couldn't tell me his name, neither could the woman with him.


Jummah khutba: a missed opportunity

By Sheikh Khurshid Alam,

Ramadan has instilled a sense of piousness in many netizens. People keep forwarding all sorts of “Islamic messages” to all their contacts in this month. Whatsaap, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and all those social networking sites, which you know better, are abuzz with such “Islamic messages”.

AMU Alumni Association of Washington organizes Iftar-fundraiser for education

By Dr. Zafar Iqbal

“Education is important because it prepares us with expertise that is required in helping us realize our potential,” said Dr. Tariq Husain, a retired World Bank Executive. He was the keynote speaker for the evening at the annual iftar-dinner organized by the Aligarh Alumni Association of Washington (AAA) on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Rockville, Maryland to raise funds for the scholarship program run by the Association.


Sayyid Ghalib Thangal re-elected KKMCC president

By TCN News

Kuwait City: Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre (KMCC), whose followers in GCC Countries include more than 250,000 has re-elected unanimously, Dr. Sayyid Ghalib Al-Mashoor Thangal as the President of Kuwait based KKMCC Kannur District Committee for the year 2014-2015.

Kuwait KMCC is a registered Socio-cultural Association with a non-profit status at Indian Embassy in Kuwait is considered to be one of the biggest member associations in Kuwait. KKMCC national committee Vice President P.V. Ibrahim controlled the election as Returning Officer/the Election commissioner.


Ramadan 1435: Choices

By Shuchi Kapoor,


A woman in jilbab checks out a wide variety of Hijab that is available for purchase in a shop in Chennai.

Ramadan 1435: TCN series

Aligarh official held in mid-day meal scam

Ghaziabad : The CBI Wednesday arrested the vice chairman of the Aligarh Development Authority (ADA) over his involvement in the Rs.6.5 crore mid-day meal scam, officials said.

Jitendra Bahadur Singh, a senior administrative officer of the 1984 batch, was found to be involved in the scam during his posting as chief development officer (CDO) of Mainpuri 2008-2011, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials said.


BJP decries Telangana honour for Sania Mirza

Hyderabad : The BJP Wednesday criticised Telangana for appointing tennis star Sania Mirza its brand ambassador and giving her a grant, saying she is a non-local and "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan.

K. Laxman, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in the Telangana assembly, alleged the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) did this to appease minorities in view of the coming elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

Online visa for Indians travelling to Bahrain

New Delhi : Indians travelling to Bahrain will be able to apply for electronic visas from October this year under new visa rules announced in the Gulf country.

Such e-visas can be obtained ahead of travel to Bahrain through a simple online application process, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) said in a statement.

The new visa policy, which will be implemented in 2015, was announced by Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa at a cabinet meeting earlier this month.

Had no idea staffer was Muslim: Shiv Sena MP

New Delhi : Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare, who was seen in a video clip trying to put food into the mouth of a Maharashtra Sadan staffer observing Ramadan fast, Wednesday defended his action, saying he had no idea about the man's religion.