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 consecutive term during a meeting of the working committee of the body here on Tuesday. All the state units unanimously recommended the name of Madani. According to the by-laws, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind holds the membership campaign every two years. After his…

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American Muslim Council issues rebuttal to defamatory Islamophobic article in Newsweek

IAMC challenged Newsweek to present a single piece of evidence in support of the claim that the IAMC was linked to SIMI, a banned organisation in India Press Release WASHINGTON DC — The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, on Thursday issued a detailed rebuttal to an Islamophobic article published in Newsweek in December and asked the newsmagazine to publish the rebuttal immediately. The defamatory piece, titled “COVID Relief Funds Went to Violent Extremists” and published by Newsweek website on December 7, 2020, had alleged…

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Sir Syed Educational Society Kanpur sets an example, elects all office bearers unanimously

By Special Correspondent Kanpur : The Alig fraternity of Kanpur has set an example as they conducted a fair election for Executive Committee of Sir Syed Educational Society Kanpur and elected all office bearers unanimously. The development is remarkable as associations run by alumni of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) are generally marred by groupism and internal rift. Sir Syed Educational Society Kanpur is a platform to help students get quality education. So far, the society has established two schools where over 1800 students are enrolled. The society unanimously elected its fifteen…

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Court stays search warrants against Delhi pogrom victims’ lawyer Mehmood Pracha

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday stayed the search warrant issued against advocate Mehmood Pracha, who is fighting cases of several victims of the anti-Muslim pogrom witnessed in the national capital last year. The development comes a day after a team of Delhi Police went to Pracha’s office but returned as the premises was locked. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate at the Patiala House Court Pankaj Sharma said that he will pass an order on Pracha’s application on March 12. The court also directed the investigating officer in the matter to produce…

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After controversy over ‘Jirga’ S .Y. Quraishi dissociates himself from ‘ closed door meeting’

New Delhi: Following a spate of reactions from different sections of the community over the Jirga, former Chief Election Commission and retired IAS S.Y. Quraishi on Wednesday chose to distance from the controversial closed-door meeting held IIC in the national capital recently. The  meeting, dubbed “Jirga for stronger India”, was held on March 3 and after the day-long deliberations a committee was setup. It  was headed by Supreme Court lawyer Mahmood Pracha and S. Y. Quraishi.  Following the controversy generated in the community over Muslim Mirror’s coverage of the meet, former Chief Election Commissioner said he never…

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