Pune couple seeks entry for Muslim women in mosques, SC issues notices Current Affairs 

Pune couple seeks entry for Muslim women in mosques, SC issues notices

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice on a Writ Petition seeking permission for Muslim women to enter all mosques and offer prayers. The petition moved by Pune-based Yasmeen Zuber Ahmad Peerzade and her husband Zuber Ahmad Nazir Ahmad Peerzade contended that “the act of prohibition of females from entering Mosque is void and unconstitutional as such practices are not only repugnant to the basic dignity of a woman as an individual but also violative of the fundamental rights guaranteed under Articles 14, 15, 21 and 25 of…

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Syed Sadatullah Husaini elected President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Current Affairs 

Syed Sadatullah Husaini elected President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind

New Delhi: Syed Sadatullah Hussaini has been elected new Ameer (National President) of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH). Jamaat’s 157 members Markazi Majlis-e Numanidgan (Council of Representatives) after two days of deliberations zeroed in on his presidency. Syed Sadatullah Hussaini elected new Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind#WelcomeAmeerJIHhttps://t.co/KhJSTv3IpG pic.twitter.com/4pxXEsHnFM — Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (@JIHMarkaz) April 6, 2019 Husaini has been elected for a 4 year term from April 2019 till March 2023 and preceded Maulana Jalauddin Umri who headed the organisation successfully for several years. Born in Nanded Maharashtra, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in…

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30 Muslims among 759 successful candidates In Civil Services Current Affairs 

30 Muslims among 759 successful candidates In Civil Services Examination

New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday declared the results of the Civil Services 2018 examinations. Among 759 successful candidates, 30 Muslims have been recommended for appointment in Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Central Services. Kanishk Kataria has secured the top position in UPSC civil services examination 2018. Akshat Jain and Junaid Ahmad stand second and third respectively in the examination. Junaid who hails from Nageena town of Uttar Pradesh is the only Muslim to secure place in top…

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Moemin 3rd social summit 2019 Current Affairs 

MOEMIN announces details of 3rd Social Leadership Summit 2019

New Delhi: Movement for empowerment of Muslim Indians (MOEMIN) announced the dates, location and the schedule for its 2019 Social Leadership Summit. The national level event will be held March 1-3, 2019 at India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC), New Delhi. The proposed summit aims to engage and start the process of intra community and inter community dialogue. It also look forward to interact with the young social leaders to help and motivate them to strategize for future challenges. MOEMIN – an advocacy group working for the empowerment of Muslim Indians…

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After criticism, Maulana Badruddin Ajmal backtracks controversial Salafi sect statement Current Affairs 

After criticism, Maulana Badruddin Ajmal backtracks controversial Salafi sect statement

New Delhi: AIUDF leader and Member of Parliament Maulana Badruddin Ajmal Qasmi in a statement issued yesterday backtracked from his controversial comments made against Salafi sect during his speech in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. AIUDF leader in a signed statement issued on his official letter head said whatever he spoke about “his Salafi brothers” in the Parliament was “unintentional” and “far from truth”. “My utterances about Salafis vis-à-vis terrorism were without any basis and far from truth, it was never my intention that Salafi brothers are involved or support…

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Salafi sect is responsible for promoting terrorism in India Maulana Badruddin Ajmal Current Affairs 

Salafi sect is responsible for promoting terrorism in India: Maulana Badruddin Ajmal

New Delhi: AIUDF leader and Assam Jamiat Ulama chief Maulana Badruddin Ajmal while participating in the debate on the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2018 (Triple Talaq) held Salafi sect responsible for promoting terrorism in India. AIUDF leader while replying to BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi said, “The books referred by you are not the right books. I will sit with you and refer the correct books. You have mentioned Salafi sect, this ideology has been held responsible for promoting terrorism. We don’t follow this sect. I would like…

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Petition seeking ban on 'Ram Janambhoomi' movie filed Current Affairs 

Petition seeking ban on ‘Ram Janambhoomi’ movie filed

Pune: A petition seeking ban on the movie ‘Ram Janambhoomi’ which is written and produced by Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi, has been filed in Bombay High court for promoting deliberate obscurity and social unrest. Social activist Azhar Tamboli, who filed the petition, said that the film, if released, could create rift among two communities and break the social fabric. The film’s trailer, released in mid of November, came at a time when the RSS and the BJP used every muscle to mobilise people for the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP)…

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Education neglected by all segments and confined to small section of Muslim community, says Hamid Ansari Current Affairs 

Education neglected by all segments and confined to small section of Muslim community, says Hamid Ansari

New Delhi: Former vice president Hamid Ansari on Friday said that “Education has been neglected by all segments of the Muslim community and it has only confined to a small section of the community”. Former Vice-President while delivering 12th Dr Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture On ‘Muslims of India: Past and Present’ said that among the identified issues faced by the Muslim community, education has been the most important one and is neglected by all the segments of the community, Reports The Indian Express. “Delhi has a large number of…

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Babri Masjid politics of polarization Owaisi donated Rs 1.62 Cr to Muslim Personal Law Board Current Affairs 

Babri Masjid politics of polarization: Owaisi donated Rs 1.62 Cr to Muslim Personal Law Board?

New Delhi: While BJP is politicizing the building of Ram Mandir ahead of 2019 elections, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) jumped into the fray in politics of polarization by raking up Babri Masjid issue. Akbaruddin Owaisi has claimed the donation of 1.62 Cr rupees to Muslim Personal Law Board in an election meeting address. After the rhetoric against Kapil Sibal and Congress, AIMIM has now inadvertently made an attack on Muslim Personal Law Board. The video of younger brother of party Chief Asaduddin Owaisi is fast making rounds on…

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Urdu stage plays needs extra attention from Maharashtra State Urdu Sahitya Academy, demands veteran dramatist Current Affairs 

“Urdu stage plays need extra attention from Maharashtra State Urdu Sahitya Academy”, demands veteran dramatist

Solapur: There is a need of regional level Urdu drama competitions and regular workshops for Urdu drama writers, directors and other technicians to brush up their skills, demands veteran dramatist Raja Bagban. 61 year old Raja Sahab Ahmed Sahab Bagban is a well-known Urdu drama personality of Maharashtra state since last four decades. With his exceptional contribution in 55 dramas, He directed 40 dramas and wrote 15 one act plays. He received prestigious lions club’s life time achievement award for his outstanding contribution in the field of dramas, recently. The…

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