UP becomes the rape capital of India under Yogi government

By Abdul Sattar Shaik  In the last few months, UP has witnessed a flurry of rape cases, like no other states. So, what is wrong with UP? Do rapists find it daring to rape any women in this state? Or it’s the law and law-patrollers of UP slack, to register a complaint to get the rapist held accountable for crimes such as rapes and bring them to justice. Most of the women in this country are paranoid if the laws of this county stringent enough to stop them from being preyed…

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Iran’s top leader bans import of Covid-19 vaccines from US, UK

“American and British vaccines are not allowed in the country. The US and Britain are not trustworthy,” said Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. TEHRAN: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced in a televised address a ban on the import of coronavirus vaccines from the US and the UK, saying the two countries were “not trustworthy”. “I have already said it to government officials, and now announce it publicly. The import of American and British vaccines is prohibited,” Khamenei said in his address on Friday. “American and British vaccines are not allowed in…

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Could Darul Huda Islamic University be a model for other big Madrasas in India?

By Dr. Mohammad Ghitreef There is no dichotomy in Islam between knowledge of religious and secular learning. In the past our education system was a combination of secular and religious sciences. Revelation based sciences as Quran, Hadis,Fiqh and their principles had been an essential part of the prevalent curricula in Muslim societies, yet secular sciences as Philosophy, logic, languages, prose and poetry and the related sciences, history, Geography, math, Geometry, medicine and other branches of human knowledge were also a part of that curricula. It is a fact that in…

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Renowned Islamic thinker and Jamaat-e-Islami Hind ideologue Dr. Muhammad Rafat passes away

By Special Correspondent New Delhi: Islamic scholar, prolific writer and senior ideologue of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH), Dr Muhammad Rafat, who recently retired as a professor from Jamia Millia Islamia has passed away on Friday evening at the Al-Shifa Hospital, New Delhi. He was 65 years of old and is survived by three sons, two daughters and his widow. His widow-Nusrat-is the daughter of former President of the JIH and a well-known Islamic scholar, Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari. In the presence of hundreds of mourners, he was laid to rest today…

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NHRC issues show cause notice to Gujarat govt over custodial death

The NHRC noted that Ashok was normal at the time of entry into the jail and died within two days, and thus it was a clear case of unnatural death in judicial custody GANDHINAGAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Gujarat High Court to take notice of the unnatural death of an under trial prisoner (UTP) in Sabarmati Central Jail in 2017. Holding that the prisoner died on May 29, 2017 due to negligence and torture by jail officials, and that the enquiry by an Ahmedabad assistant chief…

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