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Who Will Decide Who is a Kafir and Who is a Muslim?

Who Will Decide Who is a Kafir and Who is a Muslim?

M Ghazali Khan Some readers may not like this but the fact is that Zakir Naik’s style has antagonized many and his speeches sometimes contain objectionable expressions that cause unnecessary and avoidable misunderstandings. For this reason, he has been criticized several times in the past. Bangladesh incident has only provided an excuse to those, within […]

We Cannot Stand With the Enemies of Islam

We Cannot Stand With the Enemies of Islam

The incentive behind all of it is only Hate-Islam campaign.  Therefore in the face of blatantly anti-Islam forces, we stand with Doctor Zakir Naik. We cannot stand along with the enemies of the religion of Truth against a preacher of faith, writes senior Urdu journalist, Aalam Naqvi. Aalam Naqvi The Glorious Qur’an says: ‘Believers! Be […]

Professor Asloob Ahmad Ansari’s Sole Interest Was knowledge and Its Accumulation

Professor Asloob Ahmad Ansari’s Sole Interest Was knowledge and Its Accumulation

Professor Abdur Raheem Kidwai Originally written in Urdu and published in Tahzibul Akhlaq, Aligarh in June 2016, this article has been translated  by the author’s 18 years old son, Abdul Sabur Kidwai (email; askidwai@googlemail.com), doing  B.A.(English) at AMU, Aligarh On 4 May 2016, a peerless authority on English and Urdu literature, the ex-Chairman of the Department […]

Reports

Everyone Has Been Frozen Scared

Everyone Has Been Frozen Scared

Alam Naqvi ‘Haven’t they got a pen even?’ This phrase is from Rana Ayyub’s book titled Gujarat Files launched on Friday evening of 27th May 2016 at India Habitat Central Delhi. Its launch was as magnificent [and big] as were the shameful and despicable hurdles that were tried to create in its publication. Rajdeep  Sardesai, […]

Braggers of ‘Ghar wapsi’ Should Not Think Others as Weak: Maulana Arshad Madani

Braggers of ‘Ghar wapsi’ Should Not Think Others as Weak: Maulana Arshad Madani

The Struggle is not between Hindus and Muslims, It is between Communalism and Secularism: Ghulam Nabi Azad We will fight to the last breath of ours for the Constitution of the country and Secularism: Jamiat Ulema-i- Hind By Izharul Hasan New Delhi: ‘Any attempt to turn the country into a Hindu Rashtra will not be […]

Clouds of Doubts, Suspicions and fears Loom over Sufi Conference

Clouds of Doubts, Suspicions and fears Loom over Sufi Conference

    Many of India’s leading scholars and religious dignitaries will not be attending Mumbai’s Sunni organisations warn the community of the dangers of Sufi Conference Mumbai, 9 March (Jadid Khabar Bureau): While the clouds of doubts, suspicions and fears were already looming over the Sufi conference and seminar to be held in Delhi from […]

Book Excerpts

The Rational Evidence of Muhammad’s Prophethood

The Rational Evidence of Muhammad’s Prophethood

By Syed Abul A’lā Maudūdī, Translated by Prof Syed Asim Ali From  Tafhīmāt, Vol. 1, pp. 238-255 Close your eyes for a moment and fly back in time on the wing of imagination to have a glimpse of the world as it was fourteen centuries ago. The World before 1400 Years Ago How scarce were […]

Ji, I’m a bhangi! But you’re an Insan, too!

Ji, I’m a bhangi! But you’re an Insan, too!

Maulana Sayyid Nurul Hasan Bukhari writes and the scribes these lines(Amin Gilani) also heard it directly from Shah Saheb. The occasion was a public meeting at Darul Uloom Khayr-ul Madaris, Jalandhar. At lunchtime when everybody sat on the meal-spread, a young sweeper by the name of Prithi was also standing by. Sayyid Ataullah Shah Bukhari asked him to join at the meal. Humbly, he […]

My Story of Captivity

My Story of Captivity

By Hafeez Naumani Below are some translated excerpts from veteran Urdu journalist Hafeez Naumani’s book Roodad-e-Qafas (Story of Captivity).  As is obvious from his autobiographical account the policy of harassment, intimidation, humiliation and implication of Muslims (specially the youth) in fabricated and baseless cases has been in place since 1947 and continues to be followed […]

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کون مسلمان اور کون کافر ہے؟

کون مسلمان اور کون کافر ہے؟

محمد غزالی خان شاید بہت سے دوستوں کو یہ بات نا گوار لگے مگر حقیقت یہ ہے کہ ذاکرنائک صاحب کی تقاریر میں ادا کئے جانے والے بہت سے جملے قابل اعتراض ہوتے ہیں جن سے بلا وجہ غلط فہمیاں پیدا ہوجاتی ہیں۔ان وجوہات کی بنا پر ان کی تقاریر پہلے بھی مختلف حلقوں میں […]

سوشل میڈیا اور مسلمان

سوشل میڈیا اور مسلمان

محمد غزالی خان ایک دوست نے اپنی فیس بک پر ایک تصویرشےئر کی ہے جس میں قرآن مجید کے دو نسخوں سے صورۃ النّساء کی بارہویں آیت والے حصے کا عکس دیا گیا ہے۔ ان میں سے ایک میں غالباً کتابت کی غلطی کی وجہ سے ’’مماترکنَ ‘‘ کے بجائے ’’مماترکتم‘‘ لکھا گیا ہے ۔ […]

Social Media and the Muslims

Social Media and the Muslims

  M Ghazali Khan A friend has shared a photograph on his Facebook showing two images of a small section of the 12th verse of Surah An-Nisa (4:12) in one of which, perhaps because of a typo, مِمَّا تَرَكْنَ has been misspelled as مِمَّا تَرَكْتم. The caption beneath the photograph reads, “See the difference between […]

Such an Opportune Time May Not Come Again

Such an Opportune Time May Not Come Again

M Wadood Sajid The terrestrial distance between the two cities in Utter Pradesh i.e. Bareilly and Deoband is barely 299 km, yet, ideologically they are thousands miles away from each other. This distance has lengthened not in years but decades. Recently a coterie of the so called Sufis, in a conference held in Delhi, and […]

Sufi Conference or a Plan to Create Rift among Muslims?

Sufi Conference or a Plan to Create Rift among Muslims?

Hasan Kamal A major International Sufi Conference is going to be organised in the capital of the country. Sufism is the name of a search of spiritual relationship, from one’s birth till the end of one’s life, between the Creator and His servants; and is a very venerable effort to strengthen that spiritual relationship between […]