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Vol. L No. 6, 2012-05-06
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NOT TO WEAR BURQA: CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE TELLS STUDENTS
 

Apprehensions over failure of multiculturalism in coastal Karnataka, has surfaced once again, as a Christian institute in Mangalore has issued a diktat to students aspiring admission, not to wear ‘Burqa’ in the classroom or examination hall. A 130-year old reputed minority institution St. Aloysius College at Mangalore city of coastal Karnataka, in its prospectus has introduced a new clause banning women students from wearing the ‘burqa’ in classrooms. The clause of gen... More

 
 
 
LAND MAFIA SELLS WAKF LANDS, OFFICIALS KEEP MUM
 

A piece of prime land owned by the State Wakf Board Haryana, once used by the Muslim community as a graveyard, has been sold off. While the property dealers want to make lots of money, the government officials look the other way. The graveyard of Chand Sarai that had khasra number 4489, which stood in the name of the Wakf Board, was sold off by a local land mafia in connivance with officials, who, despite repeat... More

 
 
 
9 RSS-BJP WORKERS GET LIFE TERM IN MURDER CASE
 

The Thalassery sessions court in Kerala on Apr 23 awarded life term to nine RSS-BJP workers who were found guilty in the murder of National Development Front (NDF) activist P V Muhammad at Punnad near Iritty on Jun 7, 2004. Those who got life-term under Section 302 of IPC in the case are M Chandran (33), E Rathnakaran (42), P P Shaiju (31), P Pradeepan (38), P Baiju alias Vijeesh (31), K Babu (34), K K Padmanabhan (30), V Vineesh (31), and P Shaiju alias Unni (30). Out of the 26 accused, 16 w... More

 
 
 
RIOTS HIT ALL EQUALLY, NOT ONLY MINORITIES: ACTIVISTS
 

Junking the proposed Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence (access to justice and reparations) Bill, 2011, the civil society groups have suggested radical changes in the draft legislation. Raising objection to the definition of ‘Group’ — used in the bill for religious or linguistic minority or SCs and STs — civil society groups on Apr 21 sought uniform compensation for victims of communal violence, based on loss incurred and not on religion.

While questi... More

 
 
 
MEERUT VARSITY SCRAPS RESEARCH PROPOSAL ON RUSHDIE AFTER DEOBAND’S IRE
 

Meerut-based Chaudhary Charan Singh University (CCSU) has officially cancelled the post-doctoral fellowship (PDF) of Prabha Parmar as leading Indian Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has criticised the University for awarding research works on the novel of ‘controversial’ author Salman Rushdie. Darul Uloom Deoband believes that Salman Rushdie, the author of The Satanic Verses, has blasphemed against Islam and hurt sentiments of devoted Muslims across the world. Moreove... More

 
 
 
NUCLEAR SCIENTIST FOUND DEAD IN HIS KALPAKKAM QUARTERS
 

Nuclear scientist Mohammed Mustafa, 24, was found dead in his quarters at Kalpakkam, around 80 km from Chennai, with his wrists slashed on Apr 23, police said. A police official said: “We found Mustafa with his wrists slashed. We were called in when Mustafa’s roommate was not able to open the door as it was locked from inside.” The police broke open the lock and went inside the quarters to find Mustafa dead.

“We have recovered a note purportedly written by Must... More

 
 
 
KERALA-BORN YUSUFFALI MAKES WAVES IN GULF
 

Kerala-born M. A. Yusuffali has been dubbed one of the most influential Indians in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a political and economic alliance of six Middle Eastern countries – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. He is the first non-Arab elected member of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Thrissur-born Yusuffali is managing director of the Middle East’s retail giant Emke Lulu Group. The group is all set to register a 20... More

 
 
 
HAKEEM MUZAFFAR HUSAIN IS NO MORE
 

Former President Jamaat-e-islami Hind, Rajasthan, Hakeem Muzaffar Husain breathed his last at his residence at Delhi Road, Jaipur. He was 90 years old. He did his Umdatul Hukma degree from Rajputana Tibbiya College, Jaipur with Gold Medal. He served as the State President of JIH from 1988 to 1995. He had deep knowledge of the Qur’ān and Hadith as well as Seerah (Life of Prophet Muhammad) and delivered numerous lectures on related topics.  Mr. Husain also served as a Unani physicia... More

 
 
 
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Say a Big No to ‘Consensual Sex’EDITORIAL
Righteousness in TradeGUIDANCE - II
Moderation in ExpenditureGUIDANCE-I
NOT TO WEAR BURQA: CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE TELLS STUDENTSINSIDE INDIA
EGYPTIANS PROTEST AMID FEARS OVER MUBARAK OLD GUARDMUSLIM WORLD
Toil and Trouble vs. Joy and PeacePAYAAM-E-MAGHRIB
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