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Bidar lynching

Child lifting rumour takes another life, this time Google engineer lynched in Bidar

A 32-year-old software engineer working with Google was beaten to death and four others, including a Qatari national, were seriously injured over WhatsApp-driven rumours of child kidnapping in Karnataka's Bidar .... More

Mukesh Ambani

With the kind of support Mukesh Ambani enjoys, any Indian can become Asia's richest

With the kind of support Mukesh Ambani is reported to have been receiving from the present and earlier dispensations, any Indian, howsoever small or big he or she may be, can overnight become .... More

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Muslim Personal Law Board

Muslim panel's opportunistic, unscrupulous politics is only aiding Hindutva brigade

Reneging on its commitment,the AIMPLB is yet to come out with a model Nikahnama with clauses for maintenance to deserted/divorced wives and against instant triple divorce. Its reluctance to disband nikah halala also reveals a lot about its intent. ... More

Mob Lynching

Worries accelerate as 2019 nears and number of deaths piles up in India

Today, of course, lynching and killings are spreading out to the other states of the country. There is a clear and apparent pattern to them. There is a direct connect between the killings and the hateful violence spreading out. Alibis could ... More

Indian Civil Service

Indian Civil Services: A bureaucracy must be an enabler and not a hinderer

Jawaharlal Nehru once said the Indian Civil Service was Neither Indian, nor Civil, nor a Service. However, his Deputy Sardar Patel considered the civil service the steel frame of Government machinery. Both worked to create a model .... More

Education & Career

  Exploring Ramadan


Part I: Fasting is prescribed so that you may learn self-restraint

Ramadan, the Muslim Holy month of fasting is here again. Though most of us are aware of the virtues, and dos and don’ts of this holy month, they are worth ... More


Part II: Offer prayers in Ramadan nights to seek forgiveness

Tarawih, the Special Night Prayer is the first prayer that Muslims offer immediately after the new moon pronounces the beginning of the Holy month Ramadan... More

Ramadan Iftar

Part III: 'Fasting is Mine and it is I who give reward for it'

Saum i.e. the fast begins with Suhur – the pre-dawn meal and ends with Iftaar – the food taken at the dusk. Taking Suhur is Sunnah and though it is not ... More

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