UP minister calls Mamata Banerjee ‘Islamic terrorist’

The minister also added the Muslims who say ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ and ‘Vande Mataram’ will be honoured in the country. LUCKNOW — UP Minister Anand Swaroop Shukla has called Mamata Banerjee an ‘Islamic terrorist’ and claimed the West Bengal Chief Minister will have to take refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh when the assembly elections in her state gets over. Shukla, who is Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, has also alleged that Banerjee ‘does not believe in Bharatiyata (Indianness)’ and has insulted Hindu gods and goddesses. “She is an Islamic terrorist.…

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Yousuf Deedat , the son of noted Muslim preacher shot dead in South Africa

A South African activist and son of a deceased prominent Muslim preacher has passed away after he was shot outside a court in the coastal city of Durban on Wednesday. Police colonel Thembeka Mbele said 65-year-old Yousuf Deedat – son of Sheikh Ahmed Deedat – was shot in the head as he walked towards the Verulam family court on the outskirts of Durban with his wife. Mbele said an unknown suspect opened fire, shooting Deedat in the head. He was later rushed to a hospital for medical attention where he…

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Proposed Jamiat Open School : An analysis

By Javeed Mirza The Jamiat Open School is a proposed venture to impart “Secondary Level Education to Madarsa Students”. The initiator of the project is the Central Academic council composed of the top leadership of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, Darul uloom Deoband, Markaz Deeni Talimi Board and Jamiat Ulama. These organizations have been running some of the Madrasa schools for the past many decades and have an enormous influence on all madrasas in the country. Two outsiders are inducted in the council. Dr P A Inamadaar of MCE society, Pune, and…

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‘Love jihad’: Jamiat moves Allahabad HC against harassment of Muslims in Sitapur

New Delhi: Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) has filed a plea in the Allahabad High Court seeking to quash a case registered against several persons including two women in connection with so-called ”love jihad” in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur. The police have arrested 13 members of a Muslim family in the case, a report by Newslaundry said. Jubraeel, 24, and Neetu Shukla, 19, allegedly eloped in the early hours of November 24 from Makhu Behad village, where they both live. Her father filed a complaint stating that she had eloped. On November 26, an…

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Muslim world lags behind in every sphere of life: Dr. Zubair Zafar Khan

By Special Correspondent New Delhi : Muslims are the second largest religious group on the planet earth after Christians but they stand nowhere in terms of scientific research and other indices of progress. This was stated by Dr Zubair Zafar Khan while delivering an extension lecture on “Muslim Progress in 21st century” at Jamia Millia Islamia here on Saturday.  Dr Khan, who is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Islamic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, said the comparative analysis of the 54 Muslim countries and developed nations, like USA, European…

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