Jamia VC Says University Will Defend Its Minority Character, slams self-styled leaders Current Affairs 

Jamia VC Says University Will Defend Its Minority Character, slams self-styled leaders

New Delhi: Prof Talat Ahmad Vice-Chancellor Jamia Millia Islamia on Tuesday said that the university will defend its minority character. He also slammed the “self-styled leaders” who accused the university administration of mishandling the issue pending before the Delhi High Court. The VC’s remark came a week after the Modi government had filed a revised affidavit in the Delhi high court this month opposing the Minority Status of Jamia Millia Islamia and also claimed that the premium institution was not founded by the minorities – read Muslims. “I am pained that…

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Jamiat Ahle Hadees issues fatwa against ISIS during 34th All India Conference Current Affairs 

Jamiat Ahle Hadees issues fatwa against ISIS during 34th All India Conference

New Delhi: In first of it’s a kind Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadees Hind, closely associated with Salafist ideology has issued a fatwa or religious edict against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and declared it “un-Islamic”. The fatwa has been endorsed by 40 senior scholars during 34th All India Ahle Hadees Conference held under the title “Restoration of World Peace and Protection of Humanity” on March 9 and 10 at Ramleela Ground in New Delhi. Mufti of the Holy Mosque of Madina, Sheikh Ibrahim bin Ibrahim Al…

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Maulana Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical, Dr Zafarul Islam Khan backs shifting of mosque Current Affairs 

Maulana Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical, Dr Zafarul Islam Khan backs shifting of mosque

New Delhi: Senior Islamic scholar and Delhi Minority Commission chairman Dr Zafarul Islam Khan has come forward in support of Maulana Salman Nadwi saying Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical. Delhi-based Khan, who is a former president of All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat, an umbrella body of over 40 Muslim organisations, in a piece he penned on Saturday published on News 18 Urdu, backs Nadwi for making efforts to end the dispute but disagrees that Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar will succeed in convincing…

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“War against terror is not against any religion but between moderates and extremist”, King Abdullah of Jordan Society 

“War against terror is not against any religion but between moderates and extremist”, King Abdullah of Jordan

New Delhi: Global war in the world today against terror is not a fight against different religion or its people but between the moderates of all faith and extremist whose faith is hate and violence, said Abdullah II bin Al Hussein, King of Jordan, at an event organised by the India Islamic Cultural Centre in New Delhi on Thursday. King of Jordan, who is known for his global initiative to fight deradicalisation and terrorism, delivered a lecture on Islamic heritage and promoting understanding and moderation. This speech was the highlight…

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