Indian Muslim

Lack of development of AMU Malappuram may hurt chances of IUML's Manjalamkuzhy Ali

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

Kozhikode: The AMU Malappuram centre was established in 2010, but even after six years, it is no secret that the off-campus centre remains miles behind its dreams of being a full-fledged university. With elections less than a fortnight away in Kerala, the centre is turning out to be an important issue to corner the state’s Minority Welfare Minister Manjalamkuzhy Ali of IUML in the Perinthalmanna constituency of Malappuram.

Noted scholar Professor Asloob Ansari passes away

By TCN News

Aligarh: Professor Asloob Ahmad Ansari, a noted scholar, critic, educationist and a retired professor of the Department of English, Aligarh Muslim University, passed away today at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College. Professor Ansari, 91, is survived by two daughters.

उत्तराखंड में राष्ट्रपति शासन हटाने का आदेश देने वाले चीफ जस्टिस का तबादला Staff Reporter

नई दिल्ली: उत्तराखंड में व्याप्त राजनीतिक संकट के बीच केंद्र सरकार द्वारा राष्ट्रपति शासन लगाए जाने के आदेश को रोकने वाले उत्तराखंड हाईकोर्ट के चीस जस्टिस केएम जोसेफ़ का तबादला आंध्र प्रदेश कर दिया गया है.

Telangana urges centre to help migrants in Saudi firm

Hyderabad : The Telangana government has requested the central government to come to the rescue of migrant workers from the state working in Saudi Arabia with the Bin Laden Group of companies where large-scale retrenchments have been made.

NRI Affairs Minister K. T. Rama Rao has written a letter to external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, seeking her intervention in the matter, as the company retrenched 50,000 employees during last two to three months and cancelled their visas as it is not getting new contracts.

Azad asks about status of health schemes launched by UPA

New Delhi : Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday sought to know from Health Minister J.P. Nadda the status of all the health schemes started during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rule, including initiatives for mother and child and free drugs.

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Azad in a veiled jibe also hoped that Nadda would continue in the ministry till the end of the NDA government's term.

'Book Maharashtra ATS men for implicating innocents in terror cases'

Mumbai : The Jamiat Ulama-e-Maharashtra (Arshad Madni group) on Tuesday demanded action against officials of the state Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) for "falsely implicating" innocent Muslim youths in various terror cases.

JUeM legal cell secretary Gulzar Azmi said the ATS had probed the Aurangabad arms haul, the 7/11 Mumbai serial train blasts, and the Malegaon 2006 blasts in 2006.

He accused the ATS of lodging "false cases" against Muslim youths, many of whom were later found to be innocent by the courts.

How to explain these unsystematic investigation?

By Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam for,

Recently there was a talk about how people have been killed in fake encounters. The police have claimed that the victims were terrorists, but courts found no proof of terror against them. Yet they got no compensation. Well, the dead can’t be compensated for the life that was unjustly taken away from them.

By compensation we mean compensation to the next of kin. They were Muslims. The policemen guilty of the crime were not punished, which encourages other policemen to break the law.

India dismisses US watchdog report on growing religious intolerance

Washington/New Delhi : Religious freedom has been on a "negative trajectory" in India where faith-based minority groups were being subjected to growing violent threats, according to a US Congress-mandated watchdog report.

The annual report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) painted a sad picture of religious freedom across the globe and put India in "Tier 2" watchlist alongside Afghanistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Cuba and Indonesia.

Saarc ministerial in Nepal to forge cooperation on migrants' rights

By Anil Giri

Kathmandu : The eight-member Saarc grouping has for the first time started exploring possible areas of cooperation to ensure the rights of their migrant workers who go to the Gulf and Malaysia.

The migration issue was included among the areas of cooperation during the 18th Saarc Summit in Kathmandu, in November 2014.

Nepal is hosting the first Saarc ministerial summit, which began on Tuesday, to finalize the first Saarc Labour and Migration Action Plan and will approve a regional body to cope with the issue jointly.

Telangana's heat wave death toll shoots up to 219

Hyderaabad : The death toll due to heat wave in Telangana shot up to 219 as 41 more deaths were reported during last 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.

As many as 23 deaths were reported from the worst-hit Nalgonda district since Monday. The district now accounts for 76 deaths in the overall toll for the state.

An official in the state disaster management department told IANS that 12 more deaths were reported from Khammam district.