Indian Muslim

IMRC serves over 10,000 people during Iftar Program in Manipur and J&K

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Imphal: In order to reach out to the poor in different Indian states and to feed them during the holy month of Ramadan, US-based Indian Muslim Relief & Charities (IMRC) organised a series of Iftaar cum dinner in various villages of four districts of Manipur under its “Village Iftaar Program”.

Changing women identity in Kashmir

By Bilal Ahmad Malik,

Kerala state Haj Committee promises improved facilities at Haj camp

By Shafeeq Hudawi,,

Kozhikode: In light of the rise in the number of Haj pilgrims from Kerala, the State Haj Committee has decided to arrange enhanced facilities at the haj camp at Nedumbassery airport.

This year, a total of 10,028 pilgrims--the highest in 15 years--are expected to leave for Haj through State Haj Committee quota.To put this in perspective, 5,633 pilgrims from the state visited Mecca last year.

Jamia's journalism school rated 'best' in India

New Delhi : The journalism school of Jamia Milia Islamia has been rated as the best in India by a weekly after a countrywide survey.

"Jamia Millia Islamia's Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC) has retained its first position for the second consecutive year in an all-India ranking survey of top professional educational institutions having government accreditation or affiliation, conducted by Outlook magazine," the university said in a statement on Monday.

March of Fascism, Across the Land

From the world’s oldest democracy to the largest -- and from America to Australia, fascism has been on the rise. Liberal democracies have been silently watching as the forces of darkness stalk the land

By Aijaz Zaka Syed

Tablighi Jamat at crossroads

By *M. Burhanuddin Qasmi for

Impossible to not miss home during Ramadan, say NRI Muslims

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

Kozhikode: For most Indian Muslim expatriates, Ramadan is the time they most wish they could be home, so that the most important month in the Islamic calendar is spent with family. However, the reality of the modern life can often be harsh; most end up remaining at their working places, far away from their homes. So, even as they work across the globe, they cannot help but feel homesick at the thought of special prayers, Iftar and pre-dawn food (Sehri).

UP Congress cancels iftar programme

Lucknow : The Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) would not be holding a 'roza iftar' programme this year, an official said on Monday.

This will be for the first time that the high-profile event has been called off.

Though no official reason has been attributed to the cancellation, insiders said the decision followed a similar one at the national level.

Newly appointed party-in-charge Ghulam Nabi Azad was to attend the programme on July 1.

Photo exhibition on hand-pulled rickshaws in Kolkata

Kolkata : The hand-pulled rickshaw, which has through the decades emerged as a symbol of Kolkata despite facing threats to its existence in an age of speed and mechanised transport, is the cynosure of all eyes in an ongoing photo exhibition depicting the trials and tribulations of the pullers.

Part of A big project "Stone - Being and Becoming", the 14-day exhibition that began on Friday, showcases 15 freeze shots of the slow-moving but environmental-friendly vehicles, which run through large parts of the eastern metropolis carrying passengers.

Ramadan 1437: Mohammad Basit

Mohammad Basit

By Asif Khan,