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Madrassas help students make sense of the world (Comment)


April 20th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
When I first came to Jamia Millia Islamia to teach, some 30 years ago, the madrassa in my mind was a quaint holdover from the past. In the course of studying ... Read more...

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Convenient for Congress I didn’t come: Rushdie


January 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Salman Rushdie Tuesday said "it was very convenient for everyone in the Congress that he did not come to India just before the Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Rushdie does not need visa, has PIO card: Khurshid


January 11th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Amid the controversy over the visit of Salman Rushdie, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said the concern over the visit will be conveyed to ... Read more...

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Congress steers clear of Rushdie visit controversy


January 10th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought to steer clear of the demand by Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband to not allow author Salman Rushdie to visit the ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s Jaipur visit under cloud (Second Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Jaipur for the Literary Festival has come under cloud with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband saying Monday that ... Read more...

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Accused in Ghaziabad wedding shooting held


January 10th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 9 (IANS) A criminal, allegedly involved in the shooting at a Ghaziabad marriage last November, and his accomplice were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district after ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s Jaipur visit under cloud (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Jaipur for the Literary Festival has come under cloud with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband saying Monday that ... Read more...

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Vastanvi praises Assam opposition leader Ajmal


April 29th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 29 (IANS) Skipping the convention of not commenting on politics or endorsing politicians, the prestigious Darul-Uloom Islamic seminary's vice chancellor Friday praised Assam United Democratic Front (AUDF) ... Read more...

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Grand Imam of Mecca Masjid attends religious congregation in Delhi


March 27th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): Sheikh Abdul Rehman Sudais, grand imam of Masjid-al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, attended the Azmat-e- Sahaba conference, a religious congregation organized by Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind at the Ramlila ... Read more...

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Lakhs throng Deoband for prayers led by Saudi cleric


March 25th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), March 25 (IANS) Lakhs of Muslims from different parts of the country thronged the prestigious Darul-Uloom seminary in this Uttar Pradesh town to participate in the Friday ... Read more...

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Federation of Muslim educational institutes launched


March 12th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Aiming to modernise the community's educational centres, including the madrasas (religious schools), the Jamat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) Saturday launched an association of the management bodies of ... Read more...

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Maulana Vastanvi to stay as Vice-Chancellor of Dar-ul-Uloom


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Deoband, Feb 23 (ANI): Maulana Gulam Mohammad Vastanvi, who stirred a controversy with his remarks on Gujarat, will stay on as Vice Chancellor of Dar-ul-Uloom, the seminary in Deoband.The decision was ... Read more...

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Was Pakistani Maulana’s visit aimed at reinforcing anti-Vastanvi lobby?


February 17th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) The two-day India visit by Islamic hardliner and Pakistan's Jamiat-ul-Islami chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman is believed to be aimed at reinforcing the lobby against recently-appointed ... Read more...

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Modi can never be forgiven for Godhra riots: Dar-ul-Uloom chief


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Jan.23 (ANI): Maulana Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi, the newly-elected chief of the Dar-ul-Uloom in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, has said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi can never be forgiven ... Read more...

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My Modi remarks misquoted: Deoband seminary chief


January 21st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prominent Islamic seminary Darul Uloom's chief Maulana Ghulam Mohammed Vastanvi Friday denied praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he had been misquoted. "I have ... Read more...

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Muslim group condemns Varanasi blast


December 9th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 9 (IANS) Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) Thursday condemned the Varanasi blast, which killed a toddler and injured more than 20 people Tuesday, saying that terrorism was against the principles of Islam."Muslims ... Read more...

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Nirmohi Akhara wants Kalam, Deoband in Ayodhya mediation


October 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) Nirmohi Akhara, a key party in the Ayodhya legal battle, wants former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, spiritual gurus Baba Ramdev and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar as well as ... Read more...

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CPI-M condemns “illegal detention” of Muslim cleric


May 15th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday condemned "the illegal detention and arrest" of Maulana Noor-ul-Huda, a respected cleric from Deoband who was deplaned from an Emirates ... Read more...

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‘Vande Mataram controversy uncalled for’


November 18th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Stating that the controversy over 'Vande Mataram' was uncalled for, several prominent Muslim personalities Wednesday said the issue if Muslims can recite the national song had been ... Read more...

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‘Vande Mataram’ controversy needless: Mohsina Kidwai


November 17th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary Mohsina Kidwai Tuesday said the controversy over "Vande Mataram" was needless and added that it was up to the people whether they wanted to ... Read more...

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‘Ulemas won’t stop Muslims from singing Vande Mataram’


November 9th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) In a bid to tone down the row over its fatwa against the singing of 'Vande Mataram', clerics from the Deoband Islamic seminary have said they won't ... Read more...

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Moderate to brisk voting in Assam by-polls (Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) Moderate to brisk polling was recorded till Saturday afternoon in two Assam assembly constituencies, officials said. "More than 50 percent polling as been recorded in both the constituencies," ... Read more...

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Voting for two assembly seats in Assam begins


November 7th, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) Voting for two Assam assembly constituencies began Saturday amid tight security, officials said. An Election Commission official said voting for the Dhekiajuli and South Salmara seats began at ... Read more...

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‘Vande Mataram’ should be respected by all Indians: Congress


November 6th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The Congress party Friday said 'Vande Mataram', around which a controversy has arisen after a Muslim clerics organisation endorsed a fatwa (decree) against it, should be ... Read more...

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VHP demonstration against dictum of Muslim clerics on Vande Mataram


November 6th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Deoband, Nov 6 (ANI): Activists and supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) staged a mass protest in New Delhi against Muslim clerics for issuing fatwa (legal pronouncement in Islam), asking ... Read more...

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Muslim clergies dictum on Vande Mataram evokes protest


November 6th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Nov 6 (ANI): Activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) staged a mass protest here against the Muslims clergy for issuing fatwa, asking the Muslims not to sing India's national song Vande ... Read more...

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Stage set for polls in two Assam assembly seats Saturday


November 6th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 6 (IANS) Two Assam assembly constituencies go to polls Saturday amid tight security, officials said. An Election Commission official said voting for the Dhekiajuli and South Salmara seats would begin ... Read more...

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‘Vande mataram’ not un-Islamic, say two Muslim groups


November 5th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 5 (IANS) It is not un-Islamic to sing "Vande mataram", two prominent Muslim groups in Madhya Pradesh said Thursday, two days after the clerics' body Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind approved an earlier ... Read more...

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Jamiat downplays Vande Mataram issue


November 4th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind, which issued a fatwa (legal pronouncement in Islam) against singing of India's national song Vande Mataram by Muslim community, down played the issue ... Read more...

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No resolution passed during Chidambaram’s visit to Deoband


November 4th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): No resolution was passed during Home Minister P. Chidambaram's visit to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind (JUH) conference at Deoband on Tuesday.According to Home Ministry statement, no resolution ... Read more...

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Unaware of resolution against Vande Matram: Chidambaram


November 4th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday clarified that he was not aware that a resolution had been passed against the national song 'Vande Mataram' by Muslim clerics ... Read more...

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Give up arms, Muslim clerics tell terrorists and Maoists (Roundup)


November 3rd, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 3 (IANS) Terrorists and Maoists were urged Tuesday to give up arms by a mass gathering of Muslim clerics at India's oldest Islamic seminary here, prompting Home ... Read more...

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Two terrorists convicted for possession of explosives


August 27th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A city court Thursday convicted two members of terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed for possessing explosives. The two were arrested with RDX in the national capital in 2006. Additional Sessions ... Read more...

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Taliban’s actions totally ‘unIslamic’, claims top cleric


June 19th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 19 (ANI): Top cleric and rector of the Darul Uloom Waqf (Deoband), Maulana Salim Qasimi, has denounced the Taliban for its unIslamic viewpoints and actions, saying that the banned ... Read more...

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Scramble for Muslim votes in Uttar Pradesh


April 28th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) Three major political parties in Uttar Pradesh are locked in a race for the Muslim vote, seen to be floating in these Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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