Indian madarsas to get American education

NEW DELHI: (AMN) In a latest revelation that could create another tremor in the Muslim community, particularly those associated with the madarsas in the country, the United States wants American teachers to impart education in madarsas across India. A proposal to this effect has been sent by ..

AMU suspends five students

ALIGARH: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Saturday suspended five students with immediate effect and banned their entry in the campus. The students are Mohd. Ibraheem, Adeel Ahmad, Mohd. Osama Shamsi, Mushtaq Ahmad and Syed Umar Ahmad Qadri These students have allegedly found to be ..

UPA not sincere for minority welfare: Minister

NEW DELHI: West Bengal Minority Affairs and Madrasa Education Minister Dr Abdus Sattar has alleged that the UPA government is not sincere with regard to minority welfare.
He said that Union Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid did not convene even a single meeting of state minority affairs ..

Ex CJI asks civil society to protect law

NEW DELHI: Former Chief Justice of India Justice AM Ahmadi on Saturday urged the civil society to wake up from the deep slumber to save the constitution and rule of the law in the country. In his presidential remarks at a symposium on ‘Save the Constitution: Role of Civil Society’, Justice Ahmadi ..

Modi gets SIT clean chit

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) has cleared Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi of the charges of failure to discharge his constitutional duty of swiftly intervening to stop the communal riots that engulfed the state in 2002. According to reliable sources ..

Omar Khalidi demise widely mourned

NEW DELHI: The untimely demise of renowned scholar and votary of India minority rights, Dr. Omar Khalidi is being widely mourned across the globe. Special prayers are being done for the departed soul. May his soul rest in peace. TIA here publishes some of the condolence messages that are pouring..

On a fast track to injustice in Orissa

Bhubaneswar: Verdicts from fast track courts set up to try cases related to the 2008 anti-Christian violence in Orissa have brought little solace to the victims.
Church workers, lawyers and activists assisting victims say anger and frustration is growing as murderers, rapists, arsonists and ..

Bari to be leader of opposition in Bihar

PATNA: The Muslims of Bihar might not have got a chief minister from the community for a long time, but they are all set to get an equally responsible post in the 243 members Bihar legislative assembly. The responsibility of the leader of opposition would go to the state Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)..

Orissa blast kills five Christians

PHULBANI (Orissa): The remains of a police vehicle that bore the burnt of a landmine attack at Tanginiguda in April

Five Christians, including a pregnant woman and a child, were killed in a landmine blast in Orissa, eastern India on Saturday.
The blast occurred around 11 p.m. on Saturday at ..

CBI quizzes Swamy in Makkah Masjid blast case

HYDERABAD: (AMN) The Central bureau of investigation (CBI) investigating 2007 Makkah Masjid bomb blast and related terror activities across the country on Saturday began interrogation of Swami Asimanand who is said to be mastermind behind the terror acts. CBI sleuths took him into their custody ..



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