Indian Muslim

Swaraj Abhiyan demands PM to break silence and act on Atali

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Swaraj Abhiyan has issued a statement on the Atali violence demanding from the Prime Minister to act.

“It is a matter of extreme shame that just 40 kms from the Indian Parliament, Indian citizens have to live in much fear and terror and have to leave their land, their villages, their ancestral past in search of a "safer" place,” a statement by Swaraj Abhiyan said.

Discrimination against Dalit women in Ahmedabad

(Editor’s Note: This is Case Study which is part of a new annual report titled ‘State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2015’ prepared by Minority Rights Group International’s.)

By Rajiv Shah,

19 Jamia students get into Civil Services 2014

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Nineteen students from the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) run by the Centre for Coaching and Career Planning (CC&CP), Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, have been finally selected for country’s most coveted civil services. These students appeared at the main examination conducted by the Union Public service Commission in December, 2014, followed by personality tests taken in the months of May and June.

The Union Public Service Commission has announced the result of Civil Services examination, 2014.

RJD to protest withholding caste Census data: Lalu

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday announced that his party would compel the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government to make public the caste-based Census data.

The former Bihar chief minister said people of the country have right to know the details of caste-based Census and the Narendra Modi-led government should make the data public soon.

15 students of Zakat Foundation clears UPSC

By TCN News,

New Delhi: 15 students of Zakat Foundation of India has cleared the 2014 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations. Zakat Foundation every year selects some Muslim IAS aspirants from across the country through written and oral test and offers them financial support for coaching and boarding in New Delhi.

Of the 15 students of ZFI selected this year, four are non-Muslims. Below is the complete List:


Sumptuous dates from the world over in Delhi markets

By Ruwa Shah

New Delhi: This Ramzan, replenish your Iftar delicacies with dates from almost all the countries around the globe.

In the holy month of Ramzan, a lot of seasonal products find their way to the streets of the capital city - but the sumptuous dates are exceptionally cherished.

Sujab: First boy from a slum in Guwahati to successfully finish class X

Sujab wants to continue his study further and become an IT Engineer, but finance is holding him back.

By Abdul Gani,

Guwahati: There are hundreds others in this slum in Guwahati which was set up some 40 years back; but Sujab Ali was always different from the rest. Son of a rag picker, Sujab recently cleared the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) exam and became the first person from this slum called Hafiznagar in city’s Bamunimaidam area to achieve the feat.

95 widows remarried with help of NGO in Andhra-Telangana living happily

By Syed Khaled Shahbaaz for,

Hyderabad: A widow is no less than a destitute in an impoverished society, especially the young who are subject to occasional jeering in addition to being blatantly ignored by the society they live in. Without money - and in most cases - food and shelter, they have nowhere to go. Those with young children - innocently incognizant of their mother's suffering - are coerced to do menial chores to survive the whip.

Nine candidates from J&K in UPSC final list of 1236

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Srinagar : Nine candidates from the state of Jammu and Kashmir have been selected for the coveted the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations 2014.

Security tightened at Hyderabad prison to foil Bhatkal's escape

Hyderabad : Authorities have beefed up security at Cherlapally prison here following reports that Indian Mujahideen founder Yasin Bhatkal might try to escape.

The security was stepped up in the wake of reports that Bhatkal told his wife over phone that he would be out soon with help from Damascus. The telephonic conversation, reportedly intercepted intelligence agencies, triggered fears that he may get help from Islamic State (IS).

The jail officials, however, said National Investigation Agency (NIA) or other agencies have not shared any information with them.