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The first Muslim post graduate in Indian subcontinent: Rahimtulla M Sayani

Very few people know that besides Badruddin Tayabji, Rahimtullah M Sayani was among the first 10 people who became INC presidents. He was among the two Muslims present at the first Indian National Congress INC session in Mumbai, in 1885. Eleven years later his was the honour to preside over …

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AIUDF and ISF: New experiments in Muslim politics

Can a Muslim party as part of a secular coalition address the problem of Muslim marginalisation in politics? Muslims constitute more than one third of the population in Assam and more than one fourth in West Bengal and Kerala that are going to polls. Two political parties in Assam and …

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Five Muslim candidates win Valpoi Municipal Council elections in Goa

from Left- Idris Shaikh,Sharafat Khan, Sarfaraz Sayed, Vasiyuddin Sayed and Shaizin Shaikh By MM correspondent New Delhi: As many as five Muslim candidates have emerged as victorious on 5 out of 10 seats in the Valpoi Municipal Council. The winning candidates have been identified as Shaikh Idris ,Sharafat Khan, Sarfaraz …

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Religion must not be used as a political tool to oppose Govts or seize power

“The first step in his mission is to make sure that religion is positioned as an inspiration, not an aspiration. Religion must no longer be used as political tool in attempts to oppose the government or to seize power, nor for other purposes. Essentially, religion must promote the values of …

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Casteism among Indian Muslims

By M Ghazali Khan and Mohammad Tariq Ghazi Creating new mischiefs appears to be a favourite pastime for some lot. And the most unfortunate aspect of this is that innocent minds fall prey to the mischiefs of these mischief mongers. At a time when Muslims are passing through the worst …

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Assam BJP’s new list of 17 candidates includes 5 Muslim names

By Muslim Mirror Staff New Delhi: There are five Muslims on the list of 17 candidates announced by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for third phase poll constituencies in Assam. BJP minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had hinted that saying that the BJP will field Muslim candidates who have not challenged …

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Kerala Muslim League fields woman candidate after 25 years

This time the IUML will be contesting in 27 seats, three more than 2016 elections THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: For the first time after 1996, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) on Friday announced a woman among the list of its 27 candidates for the April 6 Kerala Assembly polls. In the 1996 …

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Education: The Way Out for Muslims

“The integrated development of the principles of Islam and of scientific knowledge (tertiary education) must be achieved irrespective of gender” ~~ King Mohamed VI of Morocco (UNESCO Conference, 2000) The book ‘A literary history of Persia, 1902)’ quotes Edward G. Browne from one of his speeches delivered in India in …

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Maulana Arshad Madani elected the president of JUH for the seventh consecutive term

After his election, Maulana Arshad Madani expressed concern over the deteriorating state of law and order, as well as other important national and social issues, especially education and the educational backwardness of the Muslims. NEW DELHI — Maulana Arshad Madani has been elected the President of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind for the seventh …

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