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Aurangabad Special Court Acquits Four Muslims Booked on Terror Charges

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Siddhant Mohan The Aurangabad special sessions court has acquitted four Muslim youth from terror charges in a judgement on October 3. The accused, Shaker Khilji, Abrar Shaikh, Zafar Qureshi and Anwar Khatri were arrested in relation to Himayat Baugh encounter case, which happened on March 26, 2012, in which the Maharashtra ATS gunned down […]

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States Obliged to Compensate Victims of Cow Vigilante Groups: SC

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court has said that states were obliged to compensate the victims of cow vigilante groups and asked all of them to file a report on the compliance of its order by appointing a nodal officer to prevent violence by such vigilante groups. “Victims are to be compensated. It is obligatory on the part of the […]

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Muslims, Sikhs Join Hands to Contribute for  Rohingya Kitchen

Muslims, Sikhs Join Hands to Contribute for Rohingya Kitchen

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Shahi Imam Habib-ur-Rahman and Gurdwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib Mukh Sewadar Pritpal Singh felicitate functionaries of Khalsa Aid at Jama Masjid in Ludhiana. Ludhiana (Punjab): In a humanitarian gesture to Rohingya refugees taking shelter in Bangladesh, members of the local Muslim community have contributed Rs 9.32 lakh, which also include a contribution of Rs 1 Lakh […]

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Jamia Opens Graduate & PG Programmes for Army Personnel

Jamia Opens Graduate & PG Programmes for Army Personnel

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) recently opened its graduate and post-graduate programmes to Army personnel through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed between Vice-Chancellor, Prof Talat Ahmad and Lt. Gen. Ashwani Kumar, Adjutant General, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army). The army personnel can now register at the university’s Centre for […]

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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

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

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

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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Jamiat Organises Aman March

Jamiat Organises Aman March

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind, led a countrywide peace march–‘Aman March’ on August 13 to spread the message of communal harmony. The peace march was held in 800 cities across India and had participants from not only the Muslim community, but from all sections of the society. Apart from the major cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, […]

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Muslims Participate  in Gujarat Flood Relief Work

Muslims Participate in Gujarat Flood Relief Work

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In flood-clad town of Dhanera in Banaskantha (Gujarat), 64 people have lost their lives to floods recently. Considered as a Hindu-dominated town, some 3,500 Muslims from Dhanera, Deesa, Palanpur and nearby villages gathered under the banner of Jamiatul-Ulama-i Hind, to aid the town, cleaning places of worship and residence alike, after waters started receding slowly. […]

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Sanskrit Lessons for Aspiring Islamic Scholars

Sanskrit Lessons for Aspiring Islamic Scholars

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

K K Yatheendran teaches Sanskrit at the Academy of Sharia and Advanced Studies Thrissur (Kerala): An Islamic institution in Kerala is setting a fine example of inter-cultural understanding in the cultural capital of the state by teaching  Sanskrit. The Academy of Sharia and Advanced Studies (ASAS), which trains students to become scholars and madrasa teachers, provides […]

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