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Vince Focarelli’s journey from a gang-leader to a devout Muslim

Vince Focarelli, a former leader of one of Australia’s most notorious motorcycle gangs has survived 6 attempts on his life.…

Meet Pyar Mohammed who drives taxi with feeding tube inserted into nose

Mumbai: Pyar Mohammed drives a taxi with a feeding tube inserted into his nose. He eats food through the mouth…

Muslim-unity need of the hour

Muslim unity is the need of the hour. Muslims should follow the hadeeth which states “in their love, kindness and…

Is every non-Hindu anti-national?

During Gujarat assembly election campaign BJP had challenged the religious identity of Rahul Gandhi. It had sought clarification whether Rajiv…

Who is responsible for India’s Partition and Kashmir Imbroglio?

By Ram Puniyani Political tendencies not only distort and ‘present the past’ to suit their political agenda; they can go…

‘Ram Masjid’ is the solution of Ayodhya imbroglio

By Syed Zubair Ahmad: Mooting the idea of renaming the shaheed Babri Masjid as “Ram Masjid” for its reconstruction at…

Gender Discrimination: Higher mortality for girls as compared to boys in India _ UNICEF

Gender discrimination is not new to India. A recent report of United Nations revealed that Indian parents avoid treatment of…

When NiMo meets NaMo

By Rajdeep Sardesai One good thing in the often joyless times in which we live is the flowering of satire…

Abandoned by children, old man spends chilly night at footpath

Hyderabad: One father can take care of ten children, but 10 children can't take care of one father. This axiom…

The ‘decline’ of All India Muslim Personal Law Board

Hyderabad: It is disgusting to see the Hyderabad MP and Majlis–e–Ittehad-ul Muslimeen Chief Asaduddin Owaisi stooping to such a low…

When I embraced Islam SP declared me runaway and removed from job: reverted Muslim Fayyaz

New Delhi: There is no religion like Islam. The truth and the virtues of Islam forced me to embrace it,…

Times Now wrongly attributes a speech starting with ‘Jai Siya Ram’ to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

NEW DELHI: Times Now is at it again. This time the fake news is timed with Prime Minister Modi’s trip…

Kasganj riots: What happens when the violence is no longer a ‘hot news’ for the media

From its colourful past to how it was not a clash but a politically motivated riot, the media did fail…

Kolkata couple named in viral Hindutva FB ‘love jihad’ list receives death threats

NEW DELHI: A Kolkata-based inter-faith couple named in a Hindutva Facebook ‘love jihad’ list lodged a police complaint alleging death…

Serial faker Prashant Patel Umrao spreads fake news about Rajdeep Sardesai’s son

After senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai filed a police complaint against lawyer Prashant P Umrao accusing him of spreading fake news…

Kashmir crisis: the other side of the story

Aakar Patel I want to write about violence in Kashmir, and I especially want to address India’s children who may…

85-yr-old, Noor Mohammed struggling to keep alive art of marble carving

Faridabad: Age has not deterred 85-year-old, Noor Mohammed for struggling to keep the art of marble carving alive. He has…

No justice for Kashmiris in India

I want to write about violence in Kashmir, and I especially want to address India’s children who may only know…

Sir Syed’s granddaughter had drafted model Nikahnama nearly half a century ago

New Delhi: Muslim Personal Law has begun its 2-day plenary session. Apart from other topics, the new model Nikahnama was…

Existence of secularism lies in struggle

Teesta Setalvad It was an act of violence and terror, albeit of a critically different kind. When 23-year-old Ankit Saxena’s…