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UCC, Triple Talaq and Polygamy: Myths vs Facts
Quick Statistics 5.7% Muslims and 20.4% Hindus are polygamous, 5.63 Muslims and 7.3 Hindus, per 1,000 women, are divorced/separated and in Malegaon, a city with 5 lakh Muslims, only 0.10 % Muslims are polygamists
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Among divorced Indian women 68% are Hindus, 23.3% Muslims: 2011 Census data

151 men with 02 wives, 02 with 03 in Indian city of over 05 lakh Muslims: Survey


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Yashwant Sinha-led delegation meets Hurriyat leaders

Two Pakistani sisters married to Indians go missing

Decision on mandatory CBSE Class X exam soon: HRD Minister Javadekar

A little lie may make you a big liar

Make sports a compulsory subject in schools: Sports Minister

Maharashtra, New Zealand sign deal for cooperation in higher and advanced education

This is how human brains 'slack' with age

Old blood as good as new for patient survival: Study

3-D-printed 'heart on a chip' offers alternative to animal testing

Using NAC as a prophylactic may help prevent age-related health problems

Justice Bilal Nazki appointed Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission Chief

Terrorists attack Police Academy in Quetta, Balochistan; 59 killed, 116 injured

Online exam-rigging gang busted in Uttar Pradesh, 10 held

Atmosphere of trust needs to be built for changing personal laws: Congress

Supreme Court to hear if names of bank defaulters can be made public

Sri Lanka scholars protest killing of two students in Jaffna

Dargah Trust agrees to women access up to 'sanctum sanctorum' of Haji Ali

Singapore sets new hub to scale up halal food exports

Architect of Modern Qatar Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani dies at 84

Massive fire in Bhopal plastics factory

Artificial Intelligence predicts outcomes of human rights trials

Physical activity does not improve after hip surgery: Study

Revealed: Why teenagers indulge in risk-taking behaviour

Fed up with one-sided affair, army doctor kills self

Contract labourers threaten strike in Mumbai, Thane

Woman set on fire over dowry demands, severely injured

Appetite-modifying foods do not affect calorie intake

Ritu Arora wins Rs 50 lakh in Quaker Bring Your Tastiest Bowl contest

Two giant pages of ancient copy of Holy Quran on display in Washington

Hundreds protest in London against Aleppo bombardment

Heavy clashes hit Aleppo after ceasefire ends

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil release: Fadnavis slammed for 'brokering deal' with MNS goons

First linked with RSS teachings, later to Israel’s exploits, surgical strikes political

Youths attending mental health services have unmet sexual health needs: Study

Immigration, Int trade deals among Trump's proposals for first 100 days as President

Donald Trump supporters heckle media, call them 'liars'

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu equates opposition with terrorists

Hundreds of Muslims protest over unfair restrictions on practicing faith in Italy

Kerala dress code row: "Why not 'mundus' for men, if 'sarees' for women"

US warns of 'overwhelming' military response if DPRK launches missile successfully

Ali Shah Geelani's son arrested, family barred from meeting ailing leader

Indian-origin researcher's smart textiles to measure illness

Is Kanpur sitting on powder keg?

MNS calls off protest against "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" after government's tough stance

Solved: Mystery behind Bermuda Triangle where planes and ships vanish

Markets close flat; foreign fund outflows subdue sentiments

Don't kill missing Kashmiri youth, bring them back: Mehbooba to police

Jayalalithaa's health shows further improvement: Apollo Hospital

Supreme Court to examine petition seeking action against cow vigilantes

All-rounder Iqbal Abdullah steers Kerala to 506/9 against Hyderabad

Right wing Hindu group gives a call to boycott Chinese goods this Diwali

Teacher beats mother, other family members to death in Barmer, Rajasthan

Researchers develop novel method to turn footsteps into usable electricity

Pune students win hackathon organised by US based Envestnet

Three win innovation challenge to reduce pollution in Delhi

Smartphone batteries emitting over 100 toxic gases: Scientists

Avoid giving smartphone to calm down your kid: Experts

Scrapped six years ago, CBSE Class X board exams likely to be reintroduced

In a first, South Africa withdraws from International Criminal Court

US urged again to facilitate movement of Indian professionals

Running can improve swotting for exams: Research

Congenital Hypothyroidism scan vital to avoid mental damage in new borns: Govt told

First time in 5 years, India's Public Sector Unit profits fell in 2015

Pre-Diwali panic grips people over 3 mn 'tainted' debit cards

Telescope in Maharashtra's Pune tracks European Schiaparelli's Mars landing

12 J-K government officials sacked for alleged anti-national activities

Palestinian car enthusiast builds vintage Mercedes replica despite Gaza challenges

News at a Glance

Online petition "Justice for Jashodaben" Modi's estranged wife accuses PM of hypocrisy

Mr. Prime Minister, why don't you first practice what you preach, and put your house in order, before giving hollow speeches to trump up communal discord in the country, the petition asks
Started what it appears to counter Narendra Modi's assertions about 'triple talaq' and 'Rights of Muslim women' made  ..... More

PM Modi's estranged wife takes centre stage as debate on triple talaq heats up
Prime Minister Modi "bats" for Muslim women, blasts triple talaq

Next Gaza war will be ‘last’ , says Israeli Defense Minister

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in an interview with a Palestinian newspaper Monday that Israel’s next war with Gaza fighters would be their last “because we will completely destroy them”. ... More

Ensure missing student's safety, JNU students urge Rajnath Singh

GST to boost domestic demand, drive job creation: Prime Minister Modi

Addressing the valedictory function of an international conference on arbitration, the Prime Minister said India is experiencing a digital revolution which is bridging the digital and economic divide in the ..... More

Uniform Civil Code is part of Hindu nationalist agenda to 'discipline' Muslims: Feminist scholar

Goa holds the lowest record of failed marriages whereas the highest population of divorced men in the country resides in Modi's Gujarat
The data - circulating   ... More

Pushing Uniform Civil Code counterproductive to rights of women: CPI-M

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board and Women Activists both are hiding key facts

Hyderabad emerges as major hub of campaign against Uniform Civil Code

'Hindu, Christian personal laws also 'deficient'; Move to bring in UCC obnoxious'

News Pick

They wanted to kill the missing JNU student, says eyewitness

Vikrant is reported to have gone to Najeeb's room to campaign for the post of Mess-Secretary and got into an altercation with him. ABVP members have claimed that Najeeb started the fight upon seeing Vikrant wear the  ... More

Ensure missing student's safety, JNU students urge Rajnath Singh
Protest over missing student turn volatile; JNU VC, other senior officials locked

Rafale Deal: Manohar Parrikar fumes over allegation that India paid double the price

In yet another glaring example of Islamic justice system, a Saudi prince and one of the members of the powerful royal family was executed in Riyadh on Tuesday for murdering a compatriot, according to a statement  ... More

PM Modi's estranged wife takes centre stage as debate on triple talaq heats up

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's marital life and his estranged wife Jashodaben once again took centre stage - this time in Urdu press and social media, as the debate on reform in the Muslim personal law, especially ... More
Pushing Uniform Civil Code counterproductive to rights of women: CPI-M

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board and Women Activists both are hiding key facts

Hyderabad emerges as major hub of campaign against Uniform Civil Code

Petition against reform in triple talaq, other Muslim personal laws crosses 75,000 marks

Polygamy a blessing, not curse for women: All India Muslim Personal Law Board to SC
Over 44,000 sign online petition against reform in triple talaq, other Muslim personal laws

Saudi Prince, found guilty of killing a compatriot, executed

In yet another glaring example of Islamic justice system, a Saudi prince and one of the members of the powerful royal family was executed in Riyadh on Tuesday for murdering a compatriot, according to a statement from the Ministry  ... More

Hillary Clinton wins final debate, Trump says won't accept election results

The showdown began with the two candidates -- Clinton dressed in an off-white signature pantsuit and Trump in a black suit with a contrasting bright red tie -- taking the stage at University of Nevada's Thomas and Mack Centre  ... More
Why do Indian-Americans support Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump?
Hillary Clinton to clinch majority of Muslim votes: Latest survey results

Trump challenges 'pumped up' Hillary Clinton to take drug test before final debate

2016 US Election: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash in feisty debate

Blood and water cannot flow together: PM Modi tells on Indus Water Treaty

Blood and water cannot flow together, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reported as saying while chaired    ... More

Act to designate Pakistan 'State Sponsor of terrorism' introduced in US Congress
Experts warn against using Indus Waters Treaty as a strategic tool
Shiv Sena takes a dig at Modi, says Pakistan PM now showing "56-inch chest"

Justice and Development Party PJD wins Morocco parliamentary elections

Codified Muslim law essential to provide constitutional right: Triple talaq petitioner

13-yr-old student beaten to death by classmates in Gaurabadshapur, UP

Village court in Bihar's Aurangabad bans Made in China goods

White Helmets: 'Heroes' who run towards bombs to save victims in Syria

Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde denied permission to address Dassehra rally

First give justice to Zakia Jaffrey, Ishrat Jahan then bat for women's rights: Owaisi

Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Uniform Civil Code and alleging that his cries for rights of Muslim women are hollow, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday sought justice for Gujarat .
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Iran steps up weapons transfers to Yemen's Houthis via Oman: officials

The increased pace of transfers in recent months, which officials said include missiles and small arms, could exacerbate a security headache for the United States, which last week struck Houthi targets with cruise missiles in retaliation for failed missile attacks on a ... More

NCSC chairman slams Prime Minister Modi over Dalit attacks, Rohith Vemula

Criticising the Narendra Modi-led central government, National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) Chairman P.L. Punia said the Prime Minister has made baseless statement about the protection of Dalits..... More

'Name Virat Kohli's girlfriend' - Bhiwandi school exam question!

Drinking too much water in a day is not good for health: Research

Intex launches 3G-enabled 4-inch smartphone for Rs 2,400

Skipper Faiz Fazal leads Vidarbha to first innings lead against Odisha

Madrasa Modernisation: Who will decide boundaries of their curriculum?

India can't go to war with Pakistan while 'anti-national' Kejriwal is CM: Swamy

Muslims pray for Jayalalithaa's speedy recovery outside Apollo Hospital in Chennai

Modi govt believes in politics of 'empowerment', not 'appeasement': Naqvi

Mira Road Call Centres: 70 held, 600 booked for cheating US nationals

Israel intercepts Gaza-bound all-women flotilla, detains activists

Hurricane Matthew kills at least 17, Haiti presidential election postponed

Modi government continues to push privatisation of essential services

Northwestern Medicine scientists find novel way to ease depression

Modi government mulls ban on celebrities for misleading advertisements

Singer Kelly Clarkson calls her 2-year-old daughter River Rose “terrorist”

Throwing ink to protest maturing as hasty non-violent concept

Madhya Pradesh BJP leader's son booked for rape

California students body hosts hijab challenge event for non-Muslim students

29 percent more Muslims issued 'Green Cards' under President Obama

Rahul Gandhi calls on Muslim Personal Law Board chief at Nadwatul Ulema, Lucknow

Icons of communal harmony: Hindu, Muslim donate kidneys to each other's wives

India to take 126 yrs to reach global education level: Assocham

Smartphones more effective in teaching sexual health to teen girls

'Impartial' Rakhine Commission will not police human rights: Kofi Annan

China surpasses India in craze for work

RSS affiliate ABVP sweeps DUSU polls, Congress backed NSUI wins just 1 post

This is the last chance for Republicans to win US President election: Trump

Denying sex to spouse a long time mental cruelty, ground for divorce: Delhi HC

Assam CM Sonowal calls for honesty, efficiency from Civil Service Officers

Left backed AISA-SFI alliance wins all posts in JNUSU polls; ABVP, NSUI trail

Over 17,000 voters chose NOTA in DU students union polls

Oxford hosts 11th Forum of British Muslim Youth Leadership

Greta Friedman, the nurse kissed by a sailor in iconic World War II photo, dies

Washington State University students to build Trump-inspired anti-immigrants wall

Amnesty International blames India for arbitrary, excessive use of force in Kashmir

Russia suspends deal with US on plutonium disposal over hostile actions

Mohammad Ayyub Mev, attacked by cow vigilantes on Eid day, dies in Ahmedabad

'MaharashtraNet' to be set up to provide online health, education facilities

We don't kill civilians, says Saudi-led Coalition after mourners' death in Yemen

Cyrus Mistry, the outsider, had to exit without completing Tatas 'Vision 2025' plan

In an interview to the Tata Group's online platform last month, Mistry said that the high debt levels of some group companies should be seen in the context of business growth, increasing cash from operations and capital projects underway which would lead to future ... More
Ratan Tata returns as Tata Sons Chairman, Cyrus Mistry sacked

Aghas of Haram: The elite group serving Holy Mosques in Makkah and Madinah

Currently there are 14 Aghas in Makkah and 12 in Madinah. King Abdul Aziz, the founder of Saudi Arabia, gave instructions that no one should interfere in the affairs of Aghas. King Fahd used to send gifts in cash and kind to the Aghas every year. Apart from monthly  ... More

Simon Collis, a convert to Islam, first British envoy to perform Hajj

Simon Collis, the United Kingdom’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, has performed Hajj after recently converting to Islam while still on duty. The diplomat was pictured with his wife in the traditional white garments of the annual pilgrimage, which is   ... More

Jailed Hindu embraces Islam in prison, performs Haj

Indian Army killed 8 Pakistanis in 2011 surgical strike: The Hindu publishes evidence

Festivity to elude real estate this season, says Assocham latest survey

British mosques to impart training on lifesaving skills to people of all faiths

Muslims in Italy offer prayers on streets after govt closed mosques

Govt using fascist methods to achieve "intolerant Hindu Rashtra" goal: Yechury

Congress, BJP in war of words over army's 2011 'Operation Ginger'

Second Presidential Debate: Clinton, Trump spar over lewd comments, emails

Modi's Digital India takes a beating as Nashik police cracks whip on internet

Israel suspends UNESCO ties over 'Al-Aqsa sacred only for Muslims' resolution

Soli Sorabjee slams Muslim panel over Uniform Civil Code, its stand on triple talaq

24 killed, over 60 injured in stampede at Rajghat bridge, Varanasi

Israeli human rights group calls for end of Palestine occupation

RSS urges Muslim women to take to streets against "orthodox elements"

HRD panel finds activist Teesta Setalvad culpable for 'spreading hatred'

Law on prevention of communal riots more important than Uniform Civil Code: Madani

Latest research shows women prefer smartphones to their spouses

Former Delhi Commission for Women calls for consensus on triple talaq

Dalit woman removed as Sarpanch in Madhya Pradesh; A Conspiracy, she says

Gülenist terror-cult inspired by medieval Hashashin? People in Turkey believe so

Modi insulted cow protectors by dubbing them as 'anti-social': VHP

These ventilation fans take care of sunstrokes, heat exhaustion during Haj

American Muslim flight attendant sues ExpressJet for insisting to serve alcohol

US Muslim athlete wins bronze in women's sabre in Rio Games

FIR against Amnesty International India for "independence" slogans by Kashmiris

Narendra Modi wants 'captive, not independent judiciary': Congress

PM Modi's I-Day Speech: Silence on judicial appointments upsets CJI Thakur

BJP keen to appoint lawyers linked with RSS as HC judges: Kejriwal

Uttar Pradesh Police recruiting Class 10 pass girls as 'power angels'

Faizul Hasan, Nabeel Usmani elected President, Secretary in AMU students' election

Talegaon village in Nashik tense after rape of 5-yr-old girl

Views & Analysis

India's Directional Change- Predicaments and Prospects

Well GST was Congress baby that was rejected by the BJP while in opposition. Now it’s brought back to revive the economic vigor of the country. But the question remains when it will deliver results who deserve credit.
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Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board and Women Activists both are hiding key facts

Against this backdrop, it also becomes clear that the demand by the women activists and the members of the Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) has concrete ground in the Islamic Shariah, and meeting their demand would not  ... More
Talaq, Talaq, Talaq is a crime but it kills
Polygamy a blessing, not curse for women: All India Muslim Personal Law Board to SC
Triple Talaq: Women activists train guns at Muslim panel for counter affidavit in SC

Why India should avoid calling Interest free banks as Islamic banks?

So in 1957 few Muslims established Al Rajhi Bank. Today it is the largest interest free bank in the world. In 1975 the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the name of Isl .... More

As Kashmir burns, Nero’s of Delhi durbar are playing ‘Vade Matram

The states like Uttar Pardesh (Northern Province) and Madhya Pradesh (Central Province) are colonial legacies. If we apply the benchmark of regional, linguistic and cultural entities these states do not have any rational basis ... More

Salafis risked their safety to condemn terrorism, British author finds after research

Rejecting the myth that Salafis secretly support terrorism while publicly claiming to respect the law of the land, a British author after an extensive rsearch of more than two and half years found that they are actually explicitly.. More

Burkini ban: Latest tool to fight ISIS terrorists?

Modi government spent more than Rs 36 crore on publicity to mark two years

Rising obesity in pregnancy raises risk for mother, child: Study

Top 10 tweeted food list has just one healthy item!

MPs, doctors, tobacco victims, public health advocates GST regime

Russia-India oil deal challenges Saudi Arabia's supremacy in Asia

Uniform Civil Code divisive, will lead to social unrest, say Muslim scholars of all sects

House where Adolf Hitler was born to be demolished, says Austria

Indians used own cooking pots in Egypt during ancient Indo-Roman trade

Sena takes jibe at Modi over Maharashtra minister's Maratha Morcha remarks

Marty's family to return medal, commit suicide over government apathy

Irom Sharmila launches own political party, to contest against Ibobi

Bahrain to host 23rd edition of World Islamic Banking Conference in December

Rohingya Groups: Rakhine deaths are new excuse for crackdown on civilians

Ban polygamy in Goa before touching Muslim personal law: Asaduddin Owaisi to BJP

I can make tea, play drums, I can be Prime Minister: Azam Khan's latest jibe at Modi

People want Ram Temple, not 'lollipop', Katiyar tells Centre on Ayodhya Museum

Saffron Heads with Neutral Masks: ‘Manufacture consent’ through social media

Will Patidars finally say good bye to BJP in Gujarat?

Rajiv Gandhi-the 21st century Prime Minister of the 20th century

Uniform Civil Code: Why and How?

Muslims under Narendra Modi: The dark side to India's Prime Minster

Tremors from failed coup in Turkey rattle US and EU

Record number of people participate in Maratha 'silent march' in Kolhapur

Five girls met District Collector Amit Kumar Saini at around 12.30 PM and submitted a memorandum listing the demands, which included quota for community members in government jobs and education, scrapping   ... More
Lakhs turn up in Nashik as jailed OBC leader Bhujbal's supporters flex muscles

Hundreds of thousands attend Maratha Kranti Morcha in Nashik, Demand action against Kopardi culprits
Maratha morcha takes out silent protest march in Jalna

Marathas march near Mumbai, Thackeray demands assembly special session

Muslims mimic Maratha Morcha, but leave behind garbage, unanswered questions

From designing t-shirts, caps and flags to chosing a girl-student to address the rally in the end, the organisers of Muslim Reservation Morcha in Malegaon and Mumbra, did everything in hand to mimic the Maratha Kranti Morcha on Friday. They, however, missed  ... More

Israel suspends UNESCO ties over 'Al-Aqsa sacred only for Muslims' resolution

Al-Aqsa Mosque compound is the third-holiest site in Islam. It is located in East Jerusalem, which Israel annexed following its invasion in 1967 - in a move never recognised by the international community - as part of its subsequent   ... More
Al-Aqsa in danger means humanity is in danger: Muslim scholars at Istanbul summit

ISIS un-Islamic; in the garb of Muslims, they are defaming Islam: Owaisi, Clerics

It noted that through its sustained but distorted propaganda on the social media, the IS has been making attempts to spread its nefarious designs and tentacles to various Muslim and non-Muslim countries, by seeking to recruit youth and enlist the support of fringe  ... More

Two Pakistani youngsters in Times' 30 Most Influential Teens of 2016

The youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai has been fighting for girls' right to education for almost a decade. At 17, Malala became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Her organisation 'The Malala Fund' has received funding from famous personalities ... More

1927 newspaper exposing Iranian design to undermine Haj resurfaces, viral on Internet

Netizens and internet users have uploaded on Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites a newspaper page that goes back to 1927, saying that Iran had been trying to undermine Saudi Arabia in connection with the Haj.  ... More

Muharram moon sighted, Islamic Year 1438 begins in India, Pakistan from Monday

The new moon of the month of Muharram-ul-Haram has been sighted in various parts of India and Pakistan today i.e. Sunday October 2, 2016 corresponding to 29th of Dhul Hijjah. Accrodingly, Monday October 3, 2016 will be the first day of the new month and the New ... More
Confusion prevails in Saudi Arabia, other Muslim states over start of the month of Muharram

Muharram moon sighted, Islamic Year 1438 H begins in Pakistan from Monday

Smriti Irani has taken charge as Textile Minister when the industry is in its worst phase

According to the Textile Ministry data, India has a total of 22.5 lakh power looms. Of them, more than 50% are in Maharashtra - with Bhiwandi and Malegaon, two Muslim dominated pockets, having the
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Irani shifted from Education to Textiles, Jaitley sheds I&B; Akbar MoS External Affairs
'Unhappy' at move to Textiles, Smriti Irani fails to hand charge to Javadekar
Smriti Irani takes charge of Textiles; says new role shows PM's faith
AEPC optimistic industry will benefit from Irani's enthusiastic, dedicated approach

Muslims work participation rate lowest, though literacy rate improves over a decade

The work participation rate of Indian Muslims is lowest though the community showed impressive improvement in literacy ... More

This is how reservation is helping disadvantaged-caste students get higher education

Muslims at bottom of higher education ladder; 'Supply side interventions' to fill gap

Saathi Nehal Ahmed: Socialist leader who refused to become CM despite numbers

Veteran socialist leader, former minister and one of the founders of Janata Dal (Secular) Nehal Ahmed who represented Malegaon assembly constituency for more than 30 years died today morning at about ... More
Thousands mourn as Nehal Ahmed laid to rest with full state honours
Nehal Ahmed to be laid to rest with full state honours
Veteran socialist leader Nehal Ahmed dies at 90

Sufi Conference or Plot to Create Rift among Muslims?

If the touch of Sufism is taken away from Persian and Urdu poetry then both will become an exercise devoid of any charm and very dry and tasteless. It were the high values of Sufism that rendered immortality
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Sufism is voice of peace, co-existence, compassion and equality: Modi

7-year-old British Pakistani boy becomes world's youngest computer programmer

State-of-the-art supercomputer 'Param-Ishan' unveiled at IIT Guwahati

Saudi Arabia, UAE condemn Uri terrorist attack

Nashik martyr Sandeep Somnath Thok cremated with full military honours

'Muslims Get Out' sign owner Dan Ruedinger invited to Minnesota mosque

Muslim US Army Veteran finds ‘terrorist’ written on his locker

Petition in Madras HC against Makkah Masjid Shariat Council

Mortal remains of Georgian Queen found in Goa, says ASI expert

Suu Kyi makes first UN address as Myanmar's leader; Skips Rohingya Muslims

Britain should apologize for 1917 Balfour Declaration: Palestinian President at UN

Panic as Samsung Note 2 emits smoke on board IndiGo plane

Haifa researchers develop device from spinach to produce electricity

Muslim teacher quits job in Sweden after being told to shake hands with male staff

'58 medical colleges to be upgraded, seats to go up by 10,000 in 2017'

'Love hormone' has potential to make men more spiritual: Duke varsity researchers

Modi govt's stand on minority status is "political": AMU to SC

Girl as Chief Election Commissioner; AISA, SFI alliance for first time in JNUSU polls

Instead of threatening artistes, Thackeray should send MNS suicide bombers to Pakistan: Abu Asim Azmi

Islam does not talk of equality, it talks of justice: Muslim Personal Law Board

Creation of Pakistan and its conflict with India are unending gift to Muslim-hating Hindus

Meet Fethullah Gülen - The man believed to be behind coup attempt in Turkey

Killing Muslims OK... Hope this is not what PM Modi wants to tell Gau Rakshaks

Introspecting 70 years of Indian Independence

New Education Policy 2016: Same Pizza With A Few Saffron Toppings?

Iraqi group seeks compensation for US invasion after '9/11 adventure by Congress'

UN Chief blasts Israel, says its denial of Palestinian rights ‘madness’

Education & Career

SBI JA/JAA Clerk Mains Examination 2016 results to be declared "very soon": Report

Amid wild speculations over the results of State Bank of India (SBI) JA/JAA Clerk Mains 2016 Examination, an unnamed official while talking to newspapers has assured that the results will be declared before Diwali - most probably in the last  .... More
Speculations rife as SBI JA/JAA Clerk Mains Examination 2016 results delayed
SBI Clerk Mains Examination 2016 results to be declared on or before September 30

Meet Ansar Shaikh - Jalna auto-driver's son who cracked UPSC Civil Services Exams

Ansar Shaikh, one among the 34 Muslims out of the total 1,078 candidates recommended by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) based on the 2015 Civil Service Examination for different government posts, is son of an auto
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My mother besides other things is the force behind my success: UPSC topper Tina Dabi

English, Maths to be optional; Engineers to work as teachers soon in Maharashtra

To address what he says the deteriorating education quality and making early choices for the students, Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Wednesday said the state government is considering making English and 
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2nd rank Athar Aamir only Muslim among top 100 selected based on UPSC Civil Services 2015 exam

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recommends posting of the successful candidates on the basis of their ranks. Top ranked candidates are recommended for Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian ..... More
05 Muslims among 369 recommended for Maharshtra Civil Services

Supreme Court cancels counselling by private medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh

Reports now say RRB NTPC 2016 results will be declared by Oct end or Nov first week

Karnataka TET 2016: Online registration begins, apply before November 9

NEET-PG and NEET-MDS 2016 exam schedule announced

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam results in October, 2nd stage NTPC Exam in Nov/Dec: Railway Board

Technical glitches make Civil Services aspirants hard to check UPSC CS 2016 Prelims results

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam results to be declared on or before September 20: Reports

FYJC Admission 2016: Special Round 3 Merit List to be released online today

Maharashtra SSC Class 10 Supplementary Exam results 2016 declared online

Maharashtra Class 10 SSC July 2016 supplementary exam results to be declared Tuesday August 30

Maharashtra SSC July 2016 Exam result delayed, Will there be Special Round for admission to FYJC

UPSC: e-Admit cards for NDA and Naval Academy Sept 2016 exams available for download

Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results declared; Check now at

Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results to be declared today at 01:00 pm

Maharashtra HSC/SSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results likely to be declared soon

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam Answer Key released online

NEET 2016 - Phase 1 and Phase 2 results declare; Het Shah topper, Ekansh Goyal 2nd

CBSE Class 10 Compartmental Exam 2016 results declared online

Madhya Pradesh Board HSC Class 10 Supplementary exam results 2016 announced

CGL 2016 Tier-I Revised Exam: SSC releases new schedule for Admit Card download

Madhya Pradesh Board HSSC Class 12 Supplementary exam results 2016 announced

Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims banned from teaching Holy Quran to their children

Arakan News Agency reported that the authorities summoned dozens of Rohingya teachers in a number of neighborhoods, south of Maungdaw city, and forced them to sign a written pledge not to engage in the future in teaching the Qur'an or anything related to Islamic religion even inside  ... More

Inside Syria: An eyewitness account of broken families, grief and survival

During the day I got news that my flight back to Damascus had been cancelled and there will be no flight on Saturday at all. Then, they got me a last-minute seat on Syrian Airlines departing at 2300 tonight. It gets delayed
 ... More

Malegaon on top in the list of 22 towns seeking district status: Maharashtra minister

Stating that the Nashik district is under proposal to be divided and a separate Malegaon district will be carved out, Minister of State Revenue Department, Govt. of Maharashtra Sanjay    ... More

Sleuths colluded with Hindu terrorists, Muslims nabbed deliberately: Ex IG Police

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Maharashtra SM Mushrif on Friday while demanding that the erring officers should be booked immediately alleged that the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) officers were
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UP Polls: SP, BJP in a neck-and-neck contest; BSP a close third: C Voter survey

Love amid tension: Kashmir policeman marries girl from Pakistan

Iran backed channel faked news to sabotage India-Saudi Arabia ties; routed

Mahatma Gandhi Murder: Battle lines drawn between Rahul, RSS

Pakistan's Punjab assembly to invite Arundhati Roy to talk on Kashmir

Mosque to be rebuilt on land donated to Ayodhya temple by Nawab Shujauddaulah

What, Paris is taught in lieu of Parsi!

Finally, India decides to join flourishing 'Islamic Banking Club'

India, Vietnam elevate relationship to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Focus on Alternative Energy: India to be zero petroleum import country soon: Gadkari

Barelvi clerics mull peace march of Sufi scholars in Kashmir led by Rajnath Singh

Punjab polls in mind? 28 anti-Sikh riot cases reopened; to be probed by SIT

Govt announces new scholarships for IIT students to promote innovation

Man kills self over 'social boycott' by caste panchayat in Maharashtra

RSS using Kerala temples for illegal activities: Kadakampally Surendran

Woman rapes minor boy, makes video in Uttar Pradesh; booked

AMU’s Formula Race Car ranks 31st best in the world at London event

Muslims are part of India, shouldn't feel unwanted or unsafe: Union Minister Goyal

Pope declares Mother Teresa a Saint of the Catholic Church

US rating agencies politically biased, make intentional mistakes: Erdogan

Indian Muslim army officer elevated, Entire village join family members in celebrations

Pregnant Dalit woman beaten up for refusing to clear animal carcasses in Gujarat

Highly qualified specially-abled girl in Bhopal seeks euthanasia after failing to get a job

Over 12 lakh railway employees likely to get 78-day wages as bonus before Dussehra

Facebook apologises for disabling accounts of Palestinian journalists, activists

Indian merchant too high-toned for trade in Dubai

Khizr Khan leads '31st Annual United American Muslim Day' parade in Manhattan

First mosque in Manitoba, Canada celebrates 40th anniversary, Honors its founders

Urdu World





Absolutely unblemished and world class: Zafar Sareshwala on Saudi handling of Haj

Stating that outsiders will never be able to appreciate or understand what Saudi Arabia has done, and is doing, to ensure the smooth flow of what is an unbelievably massive congregation, Zafar Sareshwala, the  ... More
Iranians flock to Karbala as Muslims move to Arafat to perform Hajj

Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais leads the prayers on Arafat Day, calls for Muslim unity

New Kiswa, embroidered with 120kg of gold, 25kg of silver threads, put on Holy Kaaba

Hajj 2016: Pilgrims perform stoning of devil ritual, King Salman in Mina to oversee security
Around two million Muslims from around the world move to Arafat for key Hajj ritual

With prayers on their lips, pilgrims stream into Mina as first leg of Haj journey begins

Animal Sacrifice or Direct Cash To Poor People - The Upshot

Muslims are not alone who consume meat as a powerful lobby is trying to project. A huge majority in the world considers non-vegetarian food as their first choice. Likewise, animal sacrifice is not the monopoly of Islam and Muslims alone. Religious scriptures are testimony   ... More
Muslims earn peanut; Govt, Hindus benefit most from animal slaughter in India

Haj affairs handed over to Ministry of Minorities despite opposition by Muslims

Ignoring the strong opposition by the Muslims, the Modi government finally handed over the management of Haj affairs to Ministry of Minorities. The Haj affairs, which till now were handled by Ministry of External Affairs, have been given under the charge of Minorities . ... More

Islamic Finance

Reserve Bank of India invites suggestions on 'Interest Free' windows in commercial banks

The committee headed by Deepak Mohanty in its report posted on the RBI website on December 29, 2015 had recommended that banks open a separate window offering interest-free deposits and advances to address financial .. More

Islamic Finance to grow to $3 trillion by 2018: Report

Islamic finance has been growing rapidly over the past decades, reaching $1.8 trillion in 2014 and is expected to exceed $3 trillion by 2018, according to - a leading online platform for the management consulting ... More

UN study charts extent of unregulated gold mining in Colombia, links to organized crime

Christian-majority Kenya to allow use of Islamic finance, join OIC

Islamic Finance set to expand in more countries: David McLean

Al-Hillal Bank rolls out Shariah-compliant MasterCard

Halal India launches online restaurant guide

'Buddhist' Cambodia mulls Islamic Finance to attract investment

'Prime Minister bats for Islamic Finance when away, ignores at home'

Rampant misconceptions about Islamic banking stop its growth

Shariah Portfolio Management Services (PMS) launched in Mumbai

Islamic Banking more than Muslims beneficial for India: British Advisor

Islamic fashion council introduces modest fashion designs to global fashion schools

LG launches dual camera smartphone in India; Price Rs 19,990, Battery 2,520mAh

New radio technology lets smartwatches use power from larger devices

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Health & Technology

Google launches 'Artificial Intelligence' powered Pixel smartphone

With powerhouse specifications, both the devices have similar hardware under the hood. Pixel smartphones are fitted with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 821 Quad core (2x 2.15 Ghz and 2x1.6 Ghz) processors, 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and run on Android Nougat   ... More
Rs 9,499 Xiaomi Redmi 3S Plus now available in retail stores

Coolpad Note 5 with Qualcomm SD 617 Octacore processor launched at Rs 10,999

Naureen Taj among 12 innovators to represent India at Intel Science and Eng Fair

Naureen Taj Qabeera T N of Lakshadweep is among 12 next-generation innovators part of the 'Team India 2016' to represent the country at the prestigeous Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in May 2016 at 
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  Uzma's solar-powered air conditioner among 800 projects on display at Science Fest

  Syed Sajjad of Bengaluru travels 3,000 km in self-built solar car

  15-year-old Jharkhand student develops jacket that helps the blind

Junk food TV commercials trigger unhealthy choices among kids

Turns out, virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

Drunk women may engage more in unprotected sex: Study

Painkillers, antidepressants work differently for men, women

Want a better memory? Eat Mediterranean diet

Internet Saathi: Transforming lives of women through digital education

Household air pollution may up risk of heart attack

One woman dies every 5 minutes during pregnancy: WHO

Over 2,500 Indian kids suffer from brain tumour every year

Diabetes-heart disease, a deadly combination

Weight-loss surgery may improve sex life too


Reliance Jio, Civic officers issued notices over Telecom Tower Scam; JD(S) fast unto death ends

Five days after ten Janata Dal (Secular) activists went on fast unto death against rampant corruption in Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC), the commissioner sent  ... More

Malegaon civic body leased out land to Reliance Jio for peanuts, Auditor wants deal cancelled

  'Water Grace, corporators get richer while Malegaon becomes filthier day by day'


Bombay HC says 'Surya Namanskar' a form of exercise, declines stay on BMC move

Observing that 'Surya Namaskar' is just a form of exercise good for the body, the Bombay High Court Friday declined to grant an interim stay on a resolution by   ... More
'No matter if they remain illiterate, but I can't allow Muslim children do Surya Namaskar'

Forced Yoga, Surya Namaskar in schools attempt to convert Maharashtra into Hindutva Lab: Owaisi's AIMIM

Muslim female entrepreneurs rule the show at first IMEN summit, Start-up showcase

A new initiative aimed at driving Muslim involvement in India’s startup and technology economy hosted by Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network (IMEN) in Pune last Sunday ended in   ... More
Pune to host first Muslim Entrepreneurs Network Conference on February 7

Without legs, Hijabi, from Urdu medium - yet a doctor, Roshan also has golden voice

Having lost both legs in a train accident, facing acute poverty, studying in a Urdu medium school and belonging to a conservative Muslim family. She would not have needed r  
... More

Una incident has bridged gap, opens the doors of Dalit Muslim unity

Somnath is the place which is also known for Advani's infamous Rath Yatra. The yatra began from Somnath on 25 September 1990, and passed through hundreds of villages and cities ... More

Una assault lifts lid on atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat

Ahmedabad Dalit rally calls for end to discrimination, oppression and political apathy

How police act and media cover murder and rape of poor in India?

Hearing their cries, Zahur’s son-in-law Zafruddin and his wife, sleeping a few meters away on the charpoys in the open, rush to the room. Both of them are badly thrashed. Zafar is in a critical condition. He has been shifted to the Trauma ... More

After LPG, Hyundai now launch Grand i10, Xcent sedan with dealer-fitted CNG kits

Meet the 'Gubbare Wale Chacha' spreads message of communal harmony in Kanpur

Faith beats time and heat as Rozedars in India meet longest and hottest Ramadan

Though challenging for the faithful who are fasting, Ramadan in summer however has brought cheers for those in air-conditioner and air-cooler business. Realizing the severe weather conditions, many trustees ... More

Ramadan 2016 fasting will be longest in Denmark and Sweden, shortest in Argentina and Australia

Fasting has positive impact on human body, confirmed once again

2015 In Retrospect

2015 In Retrospect: Start-ups, Digital India dominated IT growth

The software services and product-driven industry have been on track this year to register again a double digit (12-14 percent) growth in fiscal 2015-16. But the surge in start-ups and the Digital India plan have redefined the rules of the game," industry body Nasscom president R. Chandrashekhar
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2015: The deadliest year on record for American Muslims

The USCMO are: American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA), Muslim American Society (MAS), Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA)
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2015 in Retrospect: Indian foreign policy initiatives - Lahore the showstopper

Water on Mars, new human relative made science headlines

Call drops to 4G: Full spectrum of bad, good for telecom

ISRO: A year of commercial launches

Mix of red, amber, green light for auto industry

From to drones, India enters new technology era

Obama's brother, a Muslim, says he'll vote for Donald Trump in US election

Malik Obama criticised President Obama's record in the White House saying he had not done much for the American people and his extended family despite the high expectations that accompanied his election in 2008, both ... More
2016 US Election: Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton in latest national poll

Kashmiris deserve empathy and affinity, not ruthlessness, iron fist: Asaduddin Owaisi

Lambasting the government for its Kashmir policy and taking it to the task for the civilians killed and injured in the last twelve days, Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi  ... More

India lashes out at Pakistan over Kashmir; Asks it to vacate POK

Congress questions government silence on China’s Kashmir comment

MIDC comes to rescue of industrialists without power connection in Malegaon

Taking a swift and commendable action, senior Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) officials Tuesday visited the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution... More
Industrial area under MIDC, and without electricity - it can happen only in Maharashtra

Muhammad Ali laid to rest, Thousands line up to pay last respect

Muhammad Ali was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky, after one last drive through his hometown in a motorcade ... More

Once a 'church boy' this is how Muhammad Ali became Champion of Muslims

Thousands bid farewell to ‘Ambasador of Peace’ Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali dies: Messages of condolence pour in from across the world

Indian boxer who accepted Muhammad Ali’s challenge twice is victim of govt apathy

Survival, not aspirations, key for over 65% Muslim students in Maharashtra: Study

Though enrolment rate of Muslim students, especially the girls, in Maharashtra schools has improved in recent years, an alarming number - more than 65% of them, worry more . ... More





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