Mawlānā Wahiduddin Khan`s English Translation of the Quran: An Introduction

By Abid Qayoom Mir Mawlānā Wahiddudin Khan, an Indian Muslim scholar, was born on 1st January 1925, in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. The Mawlānā has authored many books to present message of the Islam. Apart from his books, he has also done a translation of the Quran. “The Qur’an” (without the Qur’ānic text in Arabic) which […]

GoI duty bound to ensure safety of Indian Muslims: Mirwaiz

GoI duty bound to ensure safety of Indian Muslims: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday strongly condemned the lynching of an “innocent” Muslim Umar Khan in Alwar, Rajasthan by fanatics, saying the “politics of hate and polarisation” is being deliberately promoted and promulgated for electoral dividends and Muslims across India are being made its target in a well-planned manner. In […]

GoI announces multiple embarkation points for Haj pilgrims

GoI announces multiple embarkation points for Haj pilgrims

Mumbai: Haj travellers can now fly to Saudi Arabia from multiple embarkation points in the country, which will make their travel “economical”, GoI Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi announced here on Sunday. The facility will come into effect from November 15. “There are 21 major embarkation points in the country, but Haj travellers have […]

Not to pursue Islamic banking in India, says RBI

Not to pursue Islamic banking in India, says RBI

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided not to pursue a proposal for introduction of Islamic banking in the country. Replying to an RTI query, the central bank said the decision was taken after considering “the wider and equal opportunities” available to all citizens to access banking and financial services. Islamic or […]

Zakir Naik to be chargesheeted by NIA this week

Zakir Naik to be chargesheeted by NIA this week

New Delhi: Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will be chargesheeted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) this week for his alleged role in terror funding and money laundering cases in the country, officials said. The formalities to file the chargesheet against Naik, who left the country in July last year, have been completed and it will […]

UP govt extends deadline for madrassas to register on website

UP govt extends deadline for madrassas to register on website

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government has for the second time extended by 15 days the September 30 deadline for all the madrassas in the state to register themselves on the government website, an official said on Tuesday. The state government had earlier fixed September 15 as the deadline for their registration, but it was extended […]

Madarsas should also impart modern education: MP CM

Madarsas should also impart modern education: MP CM

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged the madarsas to impart modern education to students along with religious training. Chouhan, while addressing the 20th foundation day of Madhya Pradesh Madarsa Board here on Friday, also announced to raise the annual infrastructure development fund of each madarsa in the state from Rs 25,000 […]

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