MUSLIM STUDENTS

  • NY: Police check of Muslim students sparks outrage February 22, 2012

    New York: The mayor faced off with the president of Yale University on Tuesday over an effort by the city's police department to monitor Muslim student groups for any signs that their members harboured terrorist sympathies. It was revealed over the weekend that in recent years the New York Police Department...
  • South Asians, including 6 Indians, attacked in London November 11, 2009

    London: A group of Muslim South Asian students, including at least six of Indian origin, were attacked near the prestigious City University in north London on Tuesday. Three students and a passerby who tried to intervene had to be hospitalised with facial and head injuries when a mob of...
  • SC to Christian school: Admit bearded Muslim student September 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday suspended a Madhya Pradeshbased Christian school's order expelling a Muslim student for sporting a beard. A Bench of Justice B N Agrawal and Justice G S Singhvi asked the unaided minority institution of one community to allow the schooling of the student from another minority...
  • Exclusive: Modi deprives poor Muslims of scholarship August 8, 2009

    New Delhi: More than 50,000 poor minority students in Gujarat have been reportedly denied central scholarship. This report has once again put Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in a spot. His is the only state government in the country which is not willing to bear 25 per cent share of...
  • SIMI members: Antinationalists or just fall guys? August 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Yasin Patel has no qualms admitting to his SIMI links. "In 1983 in JamiatulFalah Azamgarh, I joined as an initial member. And in 1987, I became an Ansar which was the basic membership," he says. For this 40yearold US Green Card holder, and for many youth like him, SIMI's ideology...
  • Govt announces scholarships for Muslim students August 3, 2007

    New Delhi: The first scheme based on the Sachar Panel Report for minorities is ready to be rolled out. This programme will help students from the community prepare for top institutes like IITs and IIMs. It will also grant scholarships for meritorious students. This plan goes beyond modernising madrassas and introducing...