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Students Islamic Organisation has urged the Union government not to make the Aadhaar card mandatory, reports The Hindu.

Students Islamic Organisation has urged the Union government not to make the Aadhaar card mandatory for obtaining scholarships and other benefits. SIO members took out a rally in Basava Kalyan on Thursday and submitted a memorandum to the government saying that this rule would keep out majority of the students from the minority community from the social welfare net. The government accepts that only 22 per cent of students are covered under the scheme. How can a scheme based on such poor coverage be called universal? The government should withdraw the circular stating this rule, they said. The leaders submitted …

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Study Centre for Student : Daily Inquilab

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  SIO Mumbra-Kausa  started a study centre for the students of 10th and 12th in the Al-Aqsa Mosque of Tanwar nagar. Students from near by slum and residential building are using first floor of the Mosque as Study Centre. So far 25 to 30 students are studying here. Saad Shaikh a student of the study circle said ” we are not getting necessary atmosphere at home like what we usually get in school and here we are. We study here from 9Pm to late night 2Am, sleep in the Mosque and after offering early morning prayer leave for our home. Thou we study individually but being here in groups help …

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Implement Educational Policies Effectively, Demands SIO


National president of Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) Ashfaq Shareef said that better implementation of educational policies is mandatory for improvement in educational standards. Taking a note of student community’s issues in newly formed Telangana State, he said those exist and SIO would want to see it addressed properly so that the new state may find no hurdles in making itself the leader in education other sectors. He said this while addressing a press conference on September 6 in Hyderabad, as part of the organization’s national caravan of peace and freedom. He appealed students to join the cause and …

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SIO urges Centre to curb terrorism firmly, reports The Hindu


Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) National president Ashfaq Ahmed Shareef has urged the Central government to suppress terrorist activities with an iron hand in India. He asked students and youth to keep away from communal elements in wake of the al-Qaeda’s tapes announcing that they would spread their activities in India. Responding to media queries after attending a meeting of the SIO here on Sunday, Mr. Ashfaq said the SIO was opposed to terrorist activities by groups including al-Qaeda, which was causing communal violence and creating unrest among people. The government should take steps to prevent the spread of …

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Super 30 fame Anand Kumar praises educated Muslims


New Delhi: This past week Anand Kumar, Director and Founder of world-renowned Super 30 coaching was in Okhla locality of New Delhi on invitation of non-government organisation Human Chain. Internationally acclaimed teacher and speaker Mr. Kumar addressed the students, people from academia, activists and people from different profession at the headquarter of Students Islamic Organisation (SIO) on Sunday, February 9, 2014. Mr. Kumar first delivered a lecture mainly revolving around the need of education and related areas. Amidst the pin-drop silence the apt audience was listening to Mr. Kumar and after his talk finished a number of queries were put …

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TOI reports ‘Students must fight social evils: Ashfaq Shareef’

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PANAJI: Students must uphold democratic traditions and stand united to fight against social evils like poverty, corruption, violence, communalism, etc. This was stated by Ashfaq Shareef, national president of Students Islamic organization of India at a state-level campaign on the theme of “peace and harmony; towards a better society” recently. The campaign concluded with a students’ convention on the theme “students’ voice for a peaceful India”. Shareef, who was the chief guest, said that students have to play a role in the progress of the nation. Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Students-must-fight-social-evils-Ashfaq-Shareef/articleshow/30241729.cms

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SIO welcomes Lucknow University’s apology to student frisked at convocation

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Lucknow University vice-chancellor on Wednesday apologised to a BA second year student who was frisked thrice at the convocation ceremony for resembling an Indian Mujahideen terrorist. Mohammad Zahid was body searched thrice for sporting a long beard before he was allowed to attend the convocation on January 9. The frisking was done on the orders of hostel warden OP Shukla. TOI had reported the incident on January 14. LU vice-chancellor SB Nimse condemned the incident but termed it a case of “media hype”. “Frisking was not in the hands of university officials. The incident was not in good spirits but …

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SIO Udupi’s Protest coverage in The Hindu


  ‘The Act is a betrayal of poor students as professional courses will then be beyond their reach’ Members of the Udupi unit of the Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) staged a dharna to protest against the State government’s move to implement the Karnataka Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission and Fixation of Fees) (Special Provisions) Act 2006 for professional courses. President of Udupi unit of SIO Mohammed Zeeshan said that if the government went ahead with its move, it would be a clear betrayal of the poor students as professional courses such as engineering and medicine would then …

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SIO demands total Prohibition in Tamil Nadu : The Hindu


The members of the Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) formed a human chain at Chinthamani in the city on Saturday urging for total Prohibition in the State and to create awareness among the common people, particularly the youths on the ill-effects of consuming liquor. Apart from the members of the SIO, school and college students, representatives of various organisations too participated in the human chain agitation. Syed Abuthahir, SIO State president who led the human chain, lashed out at the government for spoiling the future of the younger generation by opening liquor shops. Close all liquor shops He said …

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