21st National Urdu Book Fair inaugurated in Solapur - a treasure-house of Urdu books Culture 

21st National Urdu Book Fair inaugurated in Solapur – a treasure-house of Urdu books

I remember Choudhari Charan Singh once said that, Urdu is language of Turks and Mughals although their language was either Persian, Turkic or even Arabic. Can we deny the fact that the major slogans during the freedom struggle to kick out the British were penned in Urdu? Can we also deny the fact that the immortal narration of our country… Read More
Three Muslims writers among 24 winners of Sahitya Akademi Award 2017 Culture 

Three Muslims writers among 24 winners of Sahitya Akademi Award 2017

New Delhi: The Sahitya Akademi – India’s National Academy of Letters has announced its annual awards recognising the literary works of 24 writers including three Muslims in 24 Indian languages on Thursday. Baig Ehsas for his Urdu short story ‘Dakhma’, Afsar Ahmed for his Bengali novel ‘Sei Nikhonj Manusta’ and noted Tamil poet Late Inqulab for his Tamil poetry ‘Kandhaal… Read More
Jashn-e-Rekhta: a celebration of Urdu by country’s younger generation Culture 

Jashn-e-Rekhta: a celebration of Urdu by country’s younger generation

Urdu, which is said to be declining steadily in India after the partition, however now found new love from the country’s younger generation. The fourth edition of “Jashn-e-Rekhta” saw an eclectic mix of literary discussions and joyous sessions. The festival kicked off at Delhi’s Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on cold evening of 8th December and ended on a musical… Read More
Milad-un-Nabi celebrated with religious fervor across India Culture 

Milad-un-Nabi celebrated with religious fervor across India

Every year, on the 12th of the Islamic month Rabi’ al-Awwal Muslims around the world celebrate the Prophet’s birthday. The celebration is known as the Milad-un-Nabi or Mawlid al-Nabawi. Eid-e-Milad is celebrated in most Muslim countries with processions on streets and decorations on homes and mosques. While the day is widely celebrated in India and Pakistan, it is not celebrated… Read More
70th annual Aalami Tablighi Jamat Ijtema unfolded from Nov 25 in Bhopal Culture 

70th annual Aalami Tablighi Jamat Ijtema unfolded from Nov 25 in Bhopal

Bhopal: The three-day 70th annual Aalami Tablighi Jamat Ijtema (International Islamic congregation) unfolded in Bhopal on Saturday Nov 25. The congregation is said to be the third largest for Muslims after the Haj gathering in Makkah and Bishwa Tablighi Ijtima in Bangladesh. The annual congregation draws several lakh Muslims from all over the globe. A marquee over 60 acres of… Read More
World’s largest dining table at Nizam’s Taj Falaknuma Palace decked for Modi-Ivanka dinner Culture 

World’s largest dining table at Nizam’s Taj Falaknuma Palace decked for Modi-Ivanka dinner

Hyderabad: Taj Falaknuma, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hosts Ivanka Trump for a dinner on Tuesday.  The venue for the dinner will be the Nizam of Hyderabad famous ‘101 Dining Hall’ at the Palace hotel. The spectacular dining hall is the world’s largest and can seat 101 guests as its name suggests, according to Taj Hotels, which runs the… Read More
Google Doodle celebrates Urdu writer Abdul Qavi Desnavi's 87th birthday Culture 

Google Doodle celebrates Urdu writer Abdul Qavi Desnavi’s 87th birthday

Search engine giant Google today celebrated literary critic and Urdu writer and linguist Abdul Qavi Desnavi’s 87th birthday through its doodle. Desnavi is known for his huge contribution towards the enrichment of Urdu language. Designed by guest artist Prabha Mallya, The doodle showed Desnavi wearing a black bandhgala sitting in the middle and writing. The letters of the ‘Google’ were… Read More
Urdu does not belong to any religion Dastangoi artist Danish Hussain Culture 

Urdu does not belong to any religion: Dastangoi artist Danish Hussain

LONAVLA: Dastangoi artist Murtaza Danish Hussain said that in the old days, Urdu was spoken by all, irrespective of their religion, but the fact that it is now being politicised and being related to a specific religion, is wrong. Danish who is active in both the theatre and film worlds was at the LIFFT India Filmotsav 2017 where he entertained the… Read More
ہندوستان کی وہابی تحریک اور جنگ آزادی Culture Urdu Articles 

ہندوستان کی وہابی تحریک اور جنگ آزادی

وہابی تحریک کے قائد اول شیخ الاسلام محمد بن عبدالوہاب نجدی ؒ (1703 -1792) کی دعوت توحید کو وہابی تحریک کا نام دیا گیا۔ عالم اسلام اور نجدوعرب کے کلمہ گو اخوان دین کے ہر شعبہ میں انحطاط پذیر تھے۔ شرک و بدعات میں پھنسے ہوئے تھے۔ ایسے حالات میں محمد بن عبدالوہابؒ نے اصلاح و تبلیغ کی دعوت چلائی… Read More
Wahabi movement and Indian freedom struggle Culture 

Wahabi movement and Indian freedom struggle

The monotheism movement by Shaikh-ul-Islam Muhammad ibn Abdul Wahab Najdi (born 1703), was named as Wahabi Movement. Islamic world and Arab Muslims were deteriorating in every section of religion. They were caught in polytheism and innovations in religious matters. In such circumstances, Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab preached and corrected people to the right path of Allah and succeeded after tireless… Read More