November 2013


Letters to the Editor

On khilafah, sharp practice, key to success, the hadith and fuqaha, dad’s disapproval and more…


From 30 Degrees to 45 Degrees

In times of internal schism within the Muslim world, the definitive agenda of the rebels has been in their effort to deflect the movement of the Ummah along the safely trodden path of the Salaf, the earliest predecessors.

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Anbiya’ (41 – 50)

[41] Messengers were indeed mocked before you. But those who mocked them, were hemmed by the very thing they were mocking. [42] Say,… more »
The Hadith

Divorce and Period of Waiting

The main object of marriage is that, by entering into it, people led a clean and virtuous life, and just as they were… more »

On the ‘Strategic Agenda for the Empowerment of Minorities’

Bangalore Friday Forum (BFF) organized an event on the 5th of October 2013, attended Mr. Syed Zafar Mahmood, the officer on special duty to Sachar committee, and Justice Mohammed Anwer, former judge, high court of Karnataka.

Children’s Column

Children’s Column

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 43 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »
News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

INDIA Jamat-e-Islami to adopt 1,000 riot-hit families Jamat-e-Islami Hind has decided to adopt 1,000 families, displaced from five villages of riot-hit areas of… more »
Contemporary Issue

Yasser Arafat was Poisoned

Swiss radiation experts have confirmed they found traces of polonium on clothing used by Yasser Arafat.


Uganda Oil Biggest in Africa

With huge resources of oil being discovered in Uganda, it should not be too difficult to fathom the true reason for US aid pouring in.


An American Journalist on the Hajj (Part 2)

The second part of the American journalist, Michael Jansen’s personal account of her first Hajj experience. The first part was published in the October 2013 issue of YMD.


Karzai Disowns NATO without Naming USA

Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, has had troubled relations with his Western backers in recent years for openly criticizing NATO, whom he has accused of having no respect for Afghan sovereignty.


The First Food of This World: Mother’s Milk

Every factor to facilitate the baby’s adaptation to a new life has been put into effect. The clearest example of this is the formation of Mother’s Milk.


The Best of Ibadah

A lovely poem by a Muslim brother.


The Key to Happiness

Is happiness a feeling that dwells within or is it to be sought outside our being? What has our potential and talent got to do with this long sought after need?


In an Unprecedented Move, Muslim Mushawarat Groups Merged

In an unprecedented development in the 180 million-strong Indian Muslim community, the two factions of the apex body of Indian Muslims, the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, merged together recently.