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Archive for October, 2017

Violence in the Name of Cow Vigilantism Must Stop: SC

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court has recently said any violence in the name of cow vigilantism must stop in the country. It asked all the states to appoint a nodal officer in each district to check such violence and incidents. “If the law is in place, why can’t the violence stop. Who will do it? This must […]

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Support for Rohingyas – BJP Expels Muslim Leader

Support for Rohingyas – BJP Expels Muslim Leader

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Guwahati: Benazeer Irfan, the BJP leader from Assam, has been suspended from the party for attending a programme organised by a Guwahati NGO, United Minority People’s Forum on September 16 to support the cause of Rohingya Muslims. Benazeer had supported the Prime Minister’s plea for ban on triple divorce as she herself had been a […]

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Creating Social Entrepreneurs

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The Association of Muslim Professionals met in Mumbai recently to work out a time-bound plan for the economic empowerment of the Muslim community. By Zeeshan Shaikh While a slew of efforts have been undertaken over the years for the educational upliftment of Muslims, a new initiative being planned aims at the economic upliftment of the community. […]

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One-day Workshop on Inclusive Policies for Minorities – Revisiting the Development Strategies

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A one-day workshop on “Policy formulation for the Development of Minorities in Karnataka” held on August 31 under the aegis of Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) threw up a host of issues thwarting the development of minorities in Karnataka. Prof. Abdul […]

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Extremism can be Defeated with  Sir Syed’s Vision​, says AMU VC

Extremism can be Defeated with Sir Syed’s Vision​, says AMU VC

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Aligar: The Department of Shia Theology, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in collaboration with Iran Cultural House, New Delhi recently organised an International Seminar on ‘Reason and Religion: Way to Defeat Extremism, Contribution of India and Iran in Development of Kalam-e-Jadid (with special reference to role of Sir Syed as the founder of Kalam-e-Jadid)’. Presiding over the […]

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Muslims and the Internet

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I am thoroughly disgusted with the verbosity I encounter on the Internet, irrespective of where it is coming from: Sunni, Barelvi, Deobandi or any other mouth. By Waheeduddin Ahmed One of the greatest blessings for mankind in modern times is the Internet technology. Through it, information of any kind and on any subject is at […]

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Thanks for the Encouragement!

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was very happy to receive such a beautiful response from one of the readers of Islamic Voice (Miss Dolcy from Bengaluru ), for my story which was published in the children’s page of the paper. Thank you very much for your precious words that encourage me a lot, and I promise to write more […]

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Deal Cautiously with Rohingya Issue

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The plight of Rohingyas has received international attention, with the junta in Myanmar going on a ‘kill, rape, burn and loot’ campaign in the Rakhine region. A huge number of Rohingya refugees have streamed across into impoverished Bangladesh, a nation itself in perpetual misery. The fresh onslaught of the Myanmar military is said to be […]

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Rise in Demand for Mufti Course among Women

Rise in Demand for Mufti Course among Women

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The Jamiat-ul-Mominath seminary at Moghalpura in the Old City is the first and only institution to offer a Mufti course for women. Hyderabad: More women are now becoming muftis in the city in order to reach out to Muslim women who are hesitant to approach male muftis to sort out their problems. A mufti is […]

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Laws  For Women, Not Against Muslims

Laws For Women, Not Against Muslims

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It is anybody’s guess as to how many ordinary Muslims understand the spirit of the Holy Quran or its underlying principles of gender justice. By Noorjehan Safia Niaz and Zakia Soman The reform of personal laws is critical for Indian democracy and citizenship, but it has been neglected too long. On one hand, Muslim women […]

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