Indian Muslim

Delhi 1984 & Gujarat 2002 and tales of complicity and cover-ups: Manoj Mitta

By Kashif-ul-Huda,,

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Sr. Journalist and author Manoj Mitta delivered the Omar Khalidi Memorial Lecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Sunday night.

In his hour-long talk Manoj Mitta who is the author of When a Tree Shook Delhi (published 2008) and The Fiction of Fact-Finding (published 2014) drew parallels between the government response and investigations following the anti-Sikh violence in Delhi in 1984 and anti-Muslim violence in Gujarat in 2002.


British parliamentarians to Assam on good will visit

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: British Deputy High Commissioner Furssedonn Wood said that a delegation of British parliamentarians is likely to visit Assam as part of goodwill visit to India in the first part of next year.

The British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata, also met Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi in this regard.

Sir Syed remembered worldwide on 197th birth anniversary

By TCN News,

Aligarh: 197th Birth Anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was celebrated with great zeal and exuberance in different parts of the world. The Alumni Associations all over the globe paid rich tribute to Sir Syed, the great social reformer and one of the architects of modern India.


Free recruitment coaching in Patna

By TCN News,

Patna: Peace Foundation, a non-profit and non-government voluntary organisation from Patna, has announced Merit-cum-Means Scholarship as an interest-free-loan to the needy minority students who are aspirants of Staff Selection Commissions/ Railway Recruitment Boards and other competition examinations.


The toilet test

By Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam,

On the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, on October 2, 2019, nobody will defecate in the open anywhere in India. By then every one of us will have a toilet to go to. This is the target of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan that the Prime Minister launched earlier this month to mark the mahatma’s 145th birth anniversary.

7th accused gets bail in country’s first IM case; Is the prosecution case failing?

By staff reporter,

Mumbai: A special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court, established inside Arthur Road Jail of Mumbai, on Friday granted bail to one of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspects in a six year old case of threatening Email (five minutes before Gujarat 2008 blasts) investigated by Mumbai crime branch.


Mohammedan Sporting temporarily shuts football activities

Kolkata : Mohammedan Sporting -- one of the country’s oldest soccer clubs -- has decided to temporarily close down its football wing following financial difficulties.

The 123-year-old club has been unable to pay salaries to its players, support staff and other employees for the past three months. The club working committee decided not to take part in major tournaments like I-League second division and Durand Cup in the coming season.

However, club president Sultan Ahmed categorically said that Sporting was not winding up.

Upto BJP whether or not to accept NCP offer: RSS

Lucknow : The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Monday left it to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to accept or turn down the offer of unconditional outside support by the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for government formation in Maharashtra.

Talking to media persons after the conclusion of a three-day conclave here, Sah Sarkaryavahak Bhaiyyaji Joshi said the RSS was aware of the offer made by the NCP but added that it "was best left to the BJP to take a call on the issue on merit."

Asma Nama- Sensitivity Quotient: A Simple Note on Simplicity and Sensitivity

By Asma Anjum Khan for,

A Face book post said.

An Afghani child falls asleep after hard work at a brick kiln. Children as young as three year olds do hard labour, as seen here.

What to do, wonders BJP in Maharashtra

By Quaid Najmi,

Mumbai : The BJP seems to have been caught in a cleft-stick in Maharashtra, thanks to a fractured mandate in the 13th assembly elections.

With no political party securing clear majority in the 288-member assembly, a period of political instability looms ahead in Maharashtra - though the Nationalist Congress Party has taken the lead to prevent such a situation.