Jail ke badle vote: Sunita Kejriwal leads roadshow in West Delhi

NEW DELHI: Sunita Kejriwal, the wife of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, currently in jail, held a roadshow in West Delhi on Sunday. This was her second roadshow as part of the party’s ongoing campaign for the Lok Sabha elections. “In the first rally, all the faces of the opposition are blurred. For whatever oppression BJP […]

Telangana polls: Muslim voters to be game-changers for Congress to come to power

HYDERABAD: One factor that could decide the outcome of the Telangana polls is the turnaround in the minority vote preferences which is influenced by the Anti-BJP stance taken by the two main contenders in the state — the Bharat Rashtriya Samiti and the Congress. Issues like the Uniform Civil Code, and the Palestine conflict are […]

Islamophobia is a term coined to shut down criticism

Islamophobia Awareness Month is an annual event that takes place in November in the United States and Canada. The campaign was initiated by the Muslim advocacy groups in the US in 2012. The stated objective of the campaign was to increase awareness of “Islamophobia” and promote religious tolerance. The Muslim advocacy groups are a part […]

The handcuffs of morality: From Prithviraj to Israel

Prithviraj Chauhan, after defeating the Afghan ruler Muhammad Ghori in the First Battle of Tarain in 1191, magnanimously spared him. However, in the ensuing Second Battle of Tarain (1192), Ghori triumphed and later executed Prithviraj.  This historical episode, deeply ingrained in India’s collective memory, raises questions about the costs of moral decisions: while Prithviraj’s actions […]

Assam’s indigenous Muslim communities back socio-economic survey

GUWAHATI: Assam chief minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has directed officials to carry out a socio-economic assessment of the state’s indigenous Muslim communities – Goria, Moria, Deshi, Syed, and Jolha. The findings will guide the government in taking measures to uplift the communities socio-politically and educationally. The announcement has received support from indigenous Muslim communities, especially […]

Man with intellectual disability beaten to death in Delhi, 7 arrested

NEW DELHI: Seven people, including a 17-year-old juvenile, have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 26-year-old man with an intellectual disability in northeast Delhi’s Nand Nagari area. The victim, Israr, was tied to a pole and beaten by a group of people on suspicion of theft on September 26. He succumbed to his […]

Muslims must learn from Hindus to donate organs: MoS Baghel 

NEW DELHI: Minister of State (MoS) for Health S P Singh Baghel has appealed to the Muslim community to start donating organs to save and protect the life of others on humanitarian grounds, even if it means circumventing the popular belief that such an act is prohibited in some faiths. “Muslims don’t believe in the […]

INTERVIEW: ‘EU responsible for radicalization, reckless immigration’

Widely known French anthropologist Florence Bergeaud Blackler in conversation with Editor-in-chief Aarti Tikoo

‘Brotherhood reinvented halal, sowing seeds of separatism in Europe’

Widely known French scholar Florence Bergeaud Blackler's interview with The New Indian

Delhi teacher booked for telling Muslim kids ‘you’re not Indian’

The teacher allegedly made derogatory remarks against Muslims & Islam