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Citizens and Communal Harmony

| June 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Communal harmony is very much the need of the hour today in India. Each one of us can do our best in our own ways to nurture it. Every year, under the central government plan, during the month of November, a communal harmony week was being organized in memory of late Mrs Indira Gandhi. I [...]

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Good Step by Modi

| June 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi extended his invitation to the prime minister of Pakistan, to attend his oath-taking ceremony and by this single gesture, has given a delightfully unexpected turn to the diplomatic course in the region. As much as the gesture stunned the leadership across the border, it has aroused hope among the people in [...]

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Mughal Emperors Respected other Faiths

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

This has reference to Ayesha Abedeen’s letter about Muslim rulers of India, published in Islamic Voice of April 2014, under the heading “ Between Facts and Fabrications.” In this connection, startling new facts have come to light from the research done by Tarapande Mukherjee, Irfan Habib and B.N Pande on the “Firmans” of Mughal emperors, [...]

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God or Allah

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is with reference to a letter from Brother Mustafa on the “Malaysian Court Verdict” in the November 2013 issue of Islamic Voice. I differ with him on the grounds that “Allah” can never be a simply equivalent word for “the God” as Brother Mustafa opines, because God can become plural if we add ‘s’ [...]

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Matrimonial Advertisements and Mental Trauma

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I would like to share my thoughts through this column in Islamic Voice that many of the matrimonial advertisements published in many mainstream newspapers today cannot be believed or trusted. My own personal experience after getting into a marriage alliance through an advertisement published in the “so called today’s most popular mainstream newspaper” ended in [...]

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Fair Treatment for Unani Graduates

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is with reference to the inadequate representation of the Unani graduates in the government of India healthcare system, with particular reference to the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). It can be seen that out of 593 AYUSH medical officers working under NRHM in primary healthcare centres and central healthcare centres, only 24 are from [...]

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Between Facts and Fabrications

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Of all the Muslim rulers who ruled vast territories of India from 712 to 1857 CE, probably no one received as much condemnation from Western and few of the Indian writers as Aurangzeb did. He has been castigated as a Muslim who was anti-Hindu, who taxed them, who tried to convert them, who discriminated against [...]

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Empowering Muslim Politics

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am an ardent reader of Islamic Voice. It is noteworthy that all issues give me better reading about the Muslim world, Islamic jurisprudence with moderate stand, which was of Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) and of his companions. Having gained these all delicious resources, let me kindly request in terms of its political perspective ,that this [...]

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Betrayed by Tour Operators

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I had been on an Umrah visit through a private tour operator from February 14 to March 2, 2014. Our batch consisted of about 65 to 70 pilgrims. I had a bitter experience which I want to share with the readers in detail, so that future pilgrims going on Hajj or Umrah through tour operators [...]

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God and His Mercy

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have read with interest the question “With All My Sins, How to Be Mindful of God’’? and its answer given by IdrisTawfiq (Islamic Voice, March 2014) and wanted to write a few lines on his answer. The man who puts the question has kept his name concealed for the reason best known to him. [...]

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