INTACH members urge Bihar CM to protect portion of Khuda Bakhsh Library from demolition

New Delhi: Members of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar seeking his intervention to protect a portion of the historical Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library from demolition, reported Times of India. The front garden and a portion of the library will have to be demolished for construction an elevated road from Kargil Chowk to NIT Patna as proposed by the Bihar Pul Nirman Nigam Limited. INTACH, Patna chapter convenor JK Lal said they will be writing a letter to the CM…

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Muslim League worker killed in post-poll violence in Kerala

Violence broke out at Kannur between the Left workers and members of the IUML reportedly over allegations of bogus voting THIRUVANANTHAPURAM — A Youth League activist of Muslim League died in violence that broke out on Tuesday after the conclusion of polling at Kuthuparamba in Kerala’s Kannur district. The clash erupted reportedly over allegations of bogus voting. As soon as the voting ended in Kerala on Tuesday night, violence broke out at Kannur — the strongest bastion of the CPI-M — between the Left workers and members of the Indian Union…

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BJP, RSS must stop spreading hate: Digvijaya Singh

BHOPAL — Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, on Wednesday, accused the BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of spreading hatred among different religious communities. He said India can become a ‘vishwa guru’ (world leader) only with love and harmony and not hatred. The senior Congress leader in a series of tweets on Wednesday said, “Why is the BJP and Sangh Parivar miffed with me because I follow true Sanatani Hindu traditions. Stop selling religion, stop spreading hatred through religion and creating discord among people…

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Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani is the new acting general secretary of Muslim Board

By Special Correspondent New Delhi:  President of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Maulana Rabey Hasni Nadvi on Tuesday appointed Maulana Khalid Saifullah Rahmani as the acting General Secretary of the Personal Law Board following the demise of Amir Shariat Maulana Syed Muhammad Wali Rahmani. Maulana Saifullah Rahmani is the current secretary of the Personal Law Board who will discharge duties till the permanent arrangement is made. Expressing his grief on the demise of Maulana Wali Rahmani, Maulana Rabey Nadvi said there is an urgent need to appoint an…

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After Wali Rahmani, Anees Chisti also left for heavenly abode

By Abdul Bari Masoud Pune: Well known educationist, intellectual, thinker and author of several books, Professor Anees Chishti has passed away in Pune at the age of 79.  He was unsung hero of the community who made tremendous contributions in the progress of the community in the country.   He will be also remembered for his dawha works as he translated Islamic literature into local Marathi language. He was a close confidant of late Maulana Abul al Hasan Nadvi who launched All India Tahreek e payam e insaaniyat with an aim…

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