Indian Muslim

Kashmir polls chance to elect strong government: RSS

New Delhi : The RSS Monday said the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir were a chance to bring back the lost "Kashmiriat" in the state.

"The coming assembly elections is a right chance for all right-minded people to vote and elect the BJP to form a strong and people-friendly government in the hilly state, so that the lost 'Kashmiriat' could be brought back," Indresh Kumar, member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) national executive, said during the release of a book "Plight of Jammu and Kashmir - The Unknown Files".

MoU between AMU and RRUIM signed to encouraging pre-clinical, clinical studies

By TCN News,

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Aligarh (RRUIM) to provide new dimensions in the field of Unani Medical Research.


Mahesh Bhatt releases Sir Syed’s book; signature campaign demanding Bharat Ratna to Sir Syed launched

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Noted film director and social activist Mahesh Bhatt released Asrar-us-Sanadeed, a book authored by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, great Muslim thinker, reformer and founder of the Aligarh Muslim University, here on Monday.


Universities should focus on quality: President

New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said that leading educational institutions must approach the university ratings process in a more pro-active manner.

Speaking at the annual convocation of Jamia Millia Islamia, here, Mukherjee lamented the fact that with 723 universities and over 37,000 colleges in the country, not one featured in the top 200 universities of the world.


BJP only party protecting communal harmony: Jitendra Singh

Jammu : Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jitendra Singh Monday said that the BJP is the only political party committed to protecting communal harmony and ensuring development without discrimination.

Singh, who hails from Jammu region, appealed to residents of Kishtwar to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Kishtwar town in large numbers Nov 22.

Jitendra Singh Monday held a series of public meetings in far-flung areas of Marwah, Warwan, Nagsani and Duchhan.

Jamia has fostered understanding of India’s rich history, including cultural tradition of Islam, says Prez Mukherjee

By M Reyaz,,

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged the universities to assume greater responsibility for mitigation of problems concerning the society at large.

“The government has taken important initiatives recently aimed at financial inclusion, creation of model villages, Clean India and digital infrastructure. Universities have to be active participants in these programmes and undertake outreach activities for their successful implementation,” the President said while speaking at the annual convocation at the Jamia Millia Islamia here.


Dangerous social engineering in Delhi ahead of assembly elections

By M Reyaz,,

What had started from Meerut to Moradabad has come to play out in Delhi neighbourhoods. From Trilokpuri to Bawana to Okhla, a unique and dangerous kind of social engineering is at play. Drum up a riot, no casualty only some people injured but you have the desired impact – communal polarization.

Nehru messed up Kashmir issue: Subramanian Swamy

New Delhi : BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Monday accused India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru of being "short-sighted" and "contributing immensely" to the Kashmir issue.

"There is no record whatsoever in our parliamentary history that Nehru consulted his cabinet before going to the United Nations with the issue," Swamy said at a book release function here.

Home minister asks governments to celebrate 'Qaumi Ekta Week'

New Delhi : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday asked the central and state governments to organise and celebrate "Qaumi Ekta Week" to spread the message of communal harmony and national integration among people.

"With a view to foster and reinforce the spirit of communal harmony...the Qaumi Ekta Week will be observed all over the country Nov 19-25, 2014," said a home ministry release.


BJP will lose if regional parties unite: Mamata

New Delhi : The BJP will lose future elections if regional parties come together, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee said Tuesday.

"The Congress committed mistakes because of which they were voted out of power. The BJP is ruling India with only 29 percent votes. They won because regional parties didn't fight unitedly. If regional forces come together, the BJP will lose," she said.

Banerjee also alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party was "trying to incite communal violence".