Monthly Archives: December 2006

Hajj 1427 report – Day of Arafah

Arafah, KSA – More than 3 million muslims reached the plains of Arafah on Friday to seek forgiveness from God for their past sins & promised to turn over a new leaf in an emotionally charged atmosphere. The grand Mufti … Continue reading

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Hajj 1427 report – Day 2

Mina, KSA – Pilgrims reached the tent city of Mina and spent the day in preparation for the ‘Day of Arafah’. Traditionally, the stay at Mina was used to rest the camels and quench their thirst. However, as no camels … Continue reading

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Hajj 1427 Day 1 report welcomes another contributor to the IM Blog. Abdul Matin has gone for Haj this year and he will report on a daily basis through his mobile. Makkah, KSA – Large crowds of pilgrims converged upon Islam’s holy city as … Continue reading

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IITs & IIMs exclusively for Muslims?

Few of the Muslim MPs have demanded opening of separate IITs and IIMs for Muslims A senior HRD official, present at the meeting, said, “The MPs said since IITs and IIMs have less than 2 per cent of Muslim students, … Continue reading

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If they can eat the cow, they can do anything

A senior police official argues that there are “absolutely no biases” within the force. That is far from the truth, says Ram Punyani, an activist working on communal issues. At a workshop conducted for lower-ranking policemen, Punyani said it was … Continue reading

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And This Is Why We Need This Blog-II

We may talk at length about how India is changing and also express hope that situation might improve with time but the ground realities always present a dismal picture. It’s always the poor who are at the receiving end, irrespective … Continue reading

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Bosnian war criminal gets 24 yrs jail, what about rioters in India?

The appeals chamber of Bosnia’s war crimes court has sentenced Bosnian Serb Nedjo Samardzic to 24 years of imprisonment for persecution, sexual crimes against women and massacre of the Muslim populace. The sentence has come after the 13-year jail term … Continue reading

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Is Minorities’ Affairs minister’s anti-reservation stance justified!

The Union Minister for Minorities’ Welfare Abdur Rahman Antulay’s remarks that reservation in jobs can’t ensure progress for Indian Muslims, has angered several Muslim groups and organisations. ‘Is Antulay unaware of the benefits derived by the SC/ST and other backward castes … Continue reading

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