Hazrat Omar Al Khattab(RA): The Epitome of Good Governance

Hazrat Omar Al Khattab(RA): The Epitome of Good Governance

ZAHID MAJEED “Behold each one of you is a guardian; each one of you will be asked about his subjects .A leader is a guardian over people and he will be asked about them. “Prophet Muhammad (SAW) [Bukhari] Good Governance a buzzword today, rests on the principles of the rule of law, responsiveness, transparency, participation, […]

Muslim world protests

Muslim world protests

SRINAGAR: Thousands took part in anti-US demonstrations around the Muslim world Friday over the Trump administration’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Protests in Pakistan Pakistan’s religious parties and lawyers’ associations held protests on Friday against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In Peshawar, the Difa-e-Pakistan Council, an amalgamation of […]

Significance of Admonition (Tadhkῑr) From a Qur’ānic Perspective

Significance of Admonition (Tadhkῑr) From a Qur’ānic Perspective

Gowhar Quadir Wani The word tadhkῑr translating to admonishing/reminding is the verbal noun carrying the Arabic radicals dh, k, r. Of this root, 19 different forms occur 292 times in the Qur’ān: dhakara 73 times, dhukira 11 times, dhakkara 8 times, dhukkira 10 times, dhikrun 76 times and so on The occurrence of these radicals […]

Intellectual Discourse and Muslims

Intellectual Discourse and Muslims

By Tahir Iqbal The Islamic tradition has its origin(s) directly from the Divine lap. The whole Islamic civilization and ethos is the emanation of the revealed knowledge from the Eternal Spring of God. The pre-prophetic Arabs were in dogmatic slumber, divorced of the cosmic message and intellectual civilization. They were thinking that a man is […]

Right is Might: Lesson from Karbala

Right is Might: Lesson from Karbala

By Mohammad Zubair Ud Din History has witnessed numerous incidents which are a blot on the human conscience and humanity. The broad humane and moral values were trampled over and there was the gory dance of barbarism, cruelty, death and destruction. However, the majority of these incidents faded into oblivion with the passage of time. […]

The Historical Narrative of the Tragedy of Karbala

By Abid Qayoom Mir Amir Muawiyah died at the age of 80 after having ruled as a Governor for 20 years and as a ruler for 20 years. He became ruler of the whole Muslim world after the abdication of Hadrat Hassan(AS). He wisely consolidated and extended the vast area of Islam and brilliantly established […]

UP govt extends deadline for registration of madrassas by 15

UP govt extends deadline for registration of madrassas by 15

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government today extended the deadline for all madrassas of the state to register themselves on the state government’s website by 15 days. The last date for registration is September 30, Minority Welfare Minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary told PTI. He said there were some technical bottlenecks, which have been removed. “The last […]

The Cosmic Message of Religion(s)

The Cosmic Message of Religion(s)

By Tahir Iqbal Religion is not the cause of violence and devastation as new atheism believes but it teaches us to be kind and peaceful. Buddha, for example, was a champion of peace and non-violence who promoted love, kindness and spirituality. “A monk should abstain from all types of ill-deeds,” Buddha has said. His ‘Eight […]

Islamic Eschatology and the Global Power Structure

Islamic Eschatology and the Global Power Structure

By Mudasir Sheikh The last 150 years have witnessed an extraordinary change in every sphere of life. The foundation of the modern banking system, two world wars, the economic depression of 1929, development of fission and fusion devices, cold war, space race, the collapse of more than 100 governments, the 2008 economic recession and by […]

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