Saba Rahman

Assistant Editor

Living in merciless times: For Muslims in India, the othering starts in school
Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Many called the AIMIM chief’s demand bizarre, some buffoonery. Of course, there cannot and should not be any law that violates the freedom of speech.

TISS woman denied job in Delhi orphanage. Reason: She is a Muslim with hijab
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

In the following mail that came on Tuesday, Varma, in an angry tone, wrote he was “shocked” to know that "conservative Islam was Zoya’s priority not humanity" and that "her higher education has gone down the drain".

Case of usual suspects
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

On Ryan International murder case, middle-class reveals deep-set prejudices.

After triple talaq win, BMMA proposes Muslim family law based on Quran and Constitution
Fri, Sep 08, 2017

BMMA was one among the five petitioners on whose plea the Supreme Court invalidated the practice of instant triple talaq (instant divorce) or talaq-e-biddat wherein a Muslim man could divorce his wife by pronouncing talaq thrice in one go.

This Eid, an opportunity to give zakat with a strategic outlook
Sun, Jun 25, 2017

Zakat is 2.5 per cent of a family or a person’s wealth and annual savings. It is given mostly during Ramzan as Muslims believe blessings become manifold in this holy month of fasting. It is not a charitable contribution, it is considered to be a tax.

Hello Taimur, what’s your surname?
Wed, Dec 28, 2016

Dear Taimur, I hope you also grow up with the freedom one day to do whatever you want with your name. Include your illustrious mother in it. Or break free from all.

AMU V-C General Zameer Uddin Shah pulls out of event by PM Narendra Modi aide
Sun, Sep 06, 2015

The event held in Patna was part of an ongoing campaign started by Sareshwala to propagate Modi government’s plans for the education of minorities.

AMU clears prof of sexual harassment charge, triggers row
Sat, Jun 14, 2014

Professor Mohammad Shabbir, a member of the law faculty, was accused of sexual harassment by the student on December 3 last year.

Uttar Pradesh: Samajwadi Party MLA booked for killing murder witness
Fri, Dec 06, 2013

The victim,Ram Mohan Gupta,22,was a witness to the murder of his uncle.

A disorder in disguise
Sat, Sep 24, 2011

While nine out of 10 Sjögren’s Syndrome patients are women in the age group of 20-40,the delay in its diagnosis averages six-eight years given its wide-ranging symptoms

Slovenia PM seeks friendship,business in India
Tue, Jun 14, 2011

Slovenian Prime Minister Borut Pahor arrived in India on Monday with his cabinet colleagues and industry leaders to explore business and trade opportunities.

Ladies,mind your heart
Sat, Apr 23, 2011

Heart diseases have replaced cancer to become the leading cause of death among Indian women.

Sachar sought a dedicated wakf cadre,govt said no
Thu, Mar 03, 2011

Nationwide,wakf properties constitute a land bank worth Rs 1.2 lakh crore.

New girl gets elected to AMU old boys’ body
Tue, May 11, 2010

For all its worldwide repute,the Aligarh Muslim University has always lived with an uncomfortable charge-that of excluding its women from public spaces.

‘I had underwear put on my door… porn slipped in’
Fri, Apr 16, 2010

He is an open gay and knows homophobia,and what AMU Professor S R Siras may have gone through in the days leading up to his sudden death,too well....

Shadow of AMU’s spy wing on Siras sting
Sun, Apr 11, 2010

The death of Aligarh Muslim University reader S R Siras and the sting operation on him have brought into focus a shadowy intelligence unit inside the university that spies on students and teachers.

‘Very apprehensive… I don’t want to be a martyr’
Mon, Mar 22, 2010

My area of concern is health and human rights. Right now I am talking about nutrition,which is much prior to the idea of health.

‘Very apprehensive… I don’t want to be a martyr’
Mon, Mar 22, 2010

Dr Binayak Sen,the Chhattisgarh-based public health professional who was kept behind bars by the state for a long time on charges of having Naxal links...

‘Anti-Maoist action adding to malnutrition woes’
Sun, Mar 14, 2010

National vice-president of People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Dr Binayak Sen has said the action against Maoists is only accentuating the problem of malnutrition in tribal areas....