Indian Muslim

Modi realised worth of Muslims after by-poll drubbing: Goa Congress

Panaji : Has Prime Minister Narendra Modi realised the worth of Indian Muslims only after the bashing the BJP took in the recently concluded by-polls, Urfan Mulla, a Congress spokesperson and the head of the state Urdu Academy asked Friday.

"Modi has realised this now, what Indian Muslims are about, after the drubbing received by the party in by-polls," Mulla said, on a day when Modi in an interview to CNN, said that Indian Muslims will not pander to the Al Qaeda and that "Indian Muslims will live for India, they will die for India - they will not want anything bad for India".

Bypolls: BJP to petition EC on SP leader's bogus voting

Lucknow : The BJP Friday accused a senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader of Uttar Pradesh of bogus voting in the assembly bypolls and said it will petition the Election Commission (EC) over it.

Referring to pictures of Samajwadi Party's Moradabad district president Iqram Qureshi in local papers with the indelible voting ink on his index finger, suggesting he voted in the Thakurdwara assembly polls held Sep 16, BJP's state spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak said he should explain the mark.

Jamia deliberates on “South-South Cooperation”

By TCN News,

New Delhi: The growth of bilateral trade between Brazil and India mirrors the strength of BRICS and it augurs well for all the developing countries, said Mr. Carlos Duarte, Ambassador of Brazil. He observed that any multilateral arrangement should be guided by a common interest of development, integration and industrialization. He averred that an international conference in Jamia on South-South Cooperation was not only 'timely' but also 'pertinent'.


Minorities at Cross Roads: Comments on Judicial Pronouncements

By Fali S Nariman,

The elections in April-May, 2014 this year have put a strong majoritarian Government in power at the Centre. I welcome it.

Whilst I welcome a single-party majority government, I also fear it.

I fear it because of past experience with a majoritarian government in the nineteen sixties and nineteen seventies: when the then all-Congress Government had unjustifiably imposed the Internal Emergency of June 1975. And rode rough shod over the liberties of citizens.

The Islamic State and the "Caliphate" of Al Baghdadi – Implications for Indian Muslims

By Dr. Ajmal,

In the last article - The Islamic State and the Caliphate of Al Baghdadi – Of Power, Politics & Legality , we had discussed briefly, the origins, politics and also the legality of ISIS.

To sum up, ISIS started as an Iraqi Resistance Movement against the Shite Maliki Regime, which, with active support of Saudi and others went on to become a major force. They supported ISIS in order to derive political benefit i.e. to overthrow Maliki and to reduce Qatar’s influence in Middle East, even if it meant strengthening Assad.

सेना-भाजपा का गठबंधन सबसे कमज़ोर दौर में, सीटों पर स्थिति स्पष्ट नहीं

By TCN News,

महाराष्ट्र में विधानसभा सीटों के बंटवारे को लेकर जारी तनाव के कारण भाजपा-शिवसेना का पच्चीस साल पुराना गठबंधन बेहद कमज़ोर दौर में पहुंच गया है. शिवसेना के तेवर यदि गर्म हैं तो भाजपा भी तनाव की स्थिति में है. इस बीच एक और कोशिश करते हुए भाजपा ने सीट बंटवारे का नया फॉर्मूला पेश किया है, जिसमें वह 135 के बजाय 128 सीटों की मांग पर आ गई है.

Assam CM unveils Angel Fund for first-generation entrepreneurs

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi unveiled the Angel Fund floated to help first generation entrepreneurs and skilled youths aspiring to set up micro and small enterprises in the state on Friday.

AMU VC vows to make university a brand name

Hyderabad : AMU Vice-Chancellor Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd.) Friday said here that he has vowed to make the university a brand name like IITs and IIMs by improving the quality of instruction and focus on research.

Speaking at a function where he was felicitated by Indo-Arab League chairman Syed Vicaruddin, who is also editor of Urdu daily "Rehnuma-e-Deccan", the former Indian Army deputy chief said Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students will get best opportunity and best employment.


Lest we Forget: The Batla House Case, six years on

By Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association,

19th September marks the sixth anniversary of the Batla House ‘encounter’. Six years ago, on this day, the Special Cell of Delhi Police claimed to have hit upon the perpetrators of the serial blasts that had struck the capital city the previous week. The so-called encounter resulted in the death of Inspector Sharma, a veteran of dozens of encounters and two young men, Atif Ameen and Sajid.

Indian Muslims will live and die for India: PM Modi

News Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said the Indian Muslims will live and die for India and the Al Qaeda is "delusional" if it thinks Indian Muslims will dance to its tunes.