August 2004


Letters to the Editor

On marriage and divorce, family dispute, knowledge of the unseen, islamic banking and many more…


Crime and Punishment

Why is it, it is often asked, that those who do not worship One God should stay in Hellfire forever, as promised in the Qur’an. Isn’t that unreasonable?

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Hud (50-60)

[50] And to ‘Aad60 (We sent) their brother Hud.61 He said, ‘My people! Worship Allah (alone). You have no other god besides Him.… more »
The Hadith

The Number Forty in the Ahadith

Here are a few ahadiththat use the number forty 1. On the authority of Abu Hurayrah, the Prophet said, “There isn’t any Prophet… more »

Muslim Media in India: Predicament and Promise

The Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM) in Bangalore is a premier institution for Media Studies in South India which is closely affiliated to Columbia University