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Danish Ahmad Khan

Danish Ahmad Khan is a Journalist, originally hails from Gaya (Bihar) but is currently based at New Delhi for past several years. He is presently Founder-Editor of India’s First Online Muslim Newspaper IndianMuslimObserver.com, which he founded in March 2009. He worked with IANS (Indo-Asian News Service) as Chief Sub Editor. Earlier, he worked as Assistant Editor for Noida-based eGov (The e-Government magazine for Asia and the Middle East). He worked as News Editor for New Delhi-based The Milli Gazette. He also worked with Patna-based The Times of India as Press Correspondent. Before joining The Times of India, he worked with Patna-based The Qaumi Tanzeem (Urdu Daily) as Copy Editor for Career Edition and Science Edition. He launched the weekly Career Edition and introduced English simultaneously with Urdu for the first time in the history of Daily Urdu Newspapers in India. Besides, he also worked for fortnightlies, trade publications, ezines etc. He is also passionately involved with The Gaya Muslim Orphanage, Cherki (Gaya). The institution was founded by his paternal grandfather Enayeth Khan in October 1917. He is a social activist and keeps a keen watch on the happenings in the Indian Muslim community and raises his voice through writings and other platforms. He can be contacted at indianmuslimobserver@gmail.com or on his Mobile at 09990179721.

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Saudi Arabia: Camel owners asked to swear on Holy Quran, 12 Botox-injected camels disqualified from 2nd annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival

By Danish Ahmad Khan An unprecedented decision was taken at the recently-concluded 2nd annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival held at Dahna desert, 128-km from Riyadh, from January 1 to February 1. The judges disqualified 12 camels for being administered Botox injections during the competition. It was found that the owners …

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IMO EXCLUSIVE: AAP government appoints controversial Muslim scholar Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan as new Delhi Minorities Commission chairman

By Danish Ahmad Khan The three-member Delhi Minorities Commission has been constituted recently after Anil Baijal, Lt. Governor of Delhi, gave his assent. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has chosen controversial Muslim scholar Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan to head the state minorities body as its new chairman after recommendations from …

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OPINION: Aadhar-linked Biometric EVMs needed to save democracy in India

By Danish Ahmad Khan Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to make #Aadhar mandatory in every aspect of lives of common Indians. He has even succeeded in this to a large extent. However, the present NDA government led by Modi has deliberately chosen to turn a blind eye and leave …

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INTERVIEW: Indian-American Dr. Tausif Malik – A Man on a Mission to establish E-Cells and incubators at Muslim-run colleges and schools

Dr. Tausif Malik is a man of many parts. This dynamic, versatile Indian-American is originally a native of Pune (Maharashtra) and is based in Chicago. Dr. Malik is Founder of America’s largest community based Spelling Bee competition (MuslimSpellingBee.com). Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi aggressively started pursuing and implementing programs …

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SPECIAL REPORT: Race for new Aligarh Muslim University Vice chancellor gains pace, Dr Abusaleh Shariff among frontrunner

By Danish Ahmad Khan New Delhi/Aligarh: The race for vice chancellorship of the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is gaining pace. The process was set into motion after a special meeting of the AMU Court, the supreme governing body of the Aligarh Muslim University, on February 4 recommended a panel …

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Indian-American Tausif Malik launches series of Startup Festivals to kickstart innovation & entrepreneurship

A series of Startup Festivals being launched to kickstart innovation and entrepreneurship • www.AIMBSN.com (All India Business Startup Network) IndiaStartupFest.com • GCCStartupFest.com • www.Schoolpreneur.Biz By Danish Ahmad Khan Indian-American Dr. Tausif Malik is in India now with a dream. Unlike other Indian Muslims who only believe in chest thumping and …

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A “New Swadeshi Movement” takes shape with the I-Day launch of IndiaStartupFest.com by Indian-American Tausif Malik

By Danish Ahmad Khan Pune: A “New Swadeshi Movement” is in the offing, what Indian-American entrepreneur and Founder of World’s First Muslim Spelling Bee Competition Tausif Malik calls, with the launch of IndiaStartupFest.com on 15th August 2016 to coincide with 70th anniversary of India’s Independence Day. “IndiaStartupFest.com is India’s First …

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EDITORIAL: Independence Day speech worst ever made by any Indian Prime Minister in recent memory

EDITORIAL | Danish Ahmad Khan The word “Muslim” is anathema and most hated for Prime Minister ‪Narendra Modi‬. His ‪‎Independence Day speech‬, on the occasion of India’s 70th anniversary of freedom from British Colonial rule, from the ramparts of Red Fort is quite evident. The Prime Minister while addressing the …

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Interview with Afaque Ahmad Khan, National Secretary and Spokesman, Janata Dal (United): Politics has become a commercial, organized event

Afaque Ahmad Khan, a young dynamic leader from Gaya (Bihar), has been into politics since 1974 when JP movement began to overthrow the dictatorial Congress regime of Mrs. Indira Gandhi. Politics has come full circle since then and Mr. Khan has been a witness to many political upheavals during these …

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IMO EXCLUSIVE: Asaduddin Owaisi plays double game with Muslims, AIMIM MLAs ditch Yaqub Memon over political backing

By Danish Ahmad Khan Yaqub Memon was finally sent to the gallows on July 30, 2015 thus handing partial justice to the victims of ghastly 1993 Bombay blasts in which 257 people were killed and over 900 injured. The hanging of this conspirator was long overdue, but the lethargic judicial …

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IMO EXCLUSIVE: Hamdard Public School rewards Hindu teacher for repeatedly insulting Prophet Muhammad and Islam

By Danish Ahmad Khan Muslims and Prophet Muhammad are fair game for insult these days. Whether it’s the Western countries or those in the East, this has become a regular phenomenon, and rather Muslim hatemongering is increasing at a frenetic pace across the world. In the recent past this has …

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Indian-American entrepreneur Frank Islam presented prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. Award

By Danish Ahmad Khan Frank F. Islam, an eminent Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist, was recently presented the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr Award. Popularly known as Frank Islam, the award has been bestowed on him to recognize his efforts in international service and civil engagement. The award, named after Martin …

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SPECIAL REPORT: US-based terrorism watchdog puts RSS under ‘Threat Group’ category, calls it “a shadowy, discriminatory group”

By Danish Ahmad Khan New Delhi: Hindu rightwing nationalist organization Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which is presently functioning as patron-guide of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Narendra Modi government at the centre, is being widely seen as a disruptive organization whose sole purpose is to browbeat the minority religious groups, particularly …

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SPECIAL REPORT: Muslims lash out at Jama Masjid Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, say he is a thug who has lost confidence of Indian Muslims

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani and Danish Ahmad Khan Ahmedabad/New Delhi: As was expected New Delhi’s Jama Masjid’s ‘Shahi’ Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari revealed his true color when he invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for Dastar-e-Bandi (anointment) of his son Shabban Bukhari as Naib Imam (Deputy Imam) and flagrantly used …