Our Team

Danish Ahmad Khan

Danish Ahmad Khan is a Journalist based at New Delhi. 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 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. 

Hareesh Ahmad Minhaaj
Legal Editor

Hareesh Ahmad Minhaaj is M.A, LL.B. He is an Advocate at Supreme Court of India. He is Member of International Council of Jurists, London (The international Council of Jurists is a body of jurists from different countries working together to establish a healthy development of justice and equality around the world); Friends of the United Nations, Australia (Friends of the United Nations is an independent, non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the United Nations' activities, and to inform and educate people about the UN's efforts on behalf of peace, human rights, the environment, children and responsible development); and South Asian Minorities Lawyer Association (SAMLA work towards the protection of rights of all South Asian minorities.). He is also Joint Secretary of Federation of the Indian Muslim NGOs. He is also Secretary of Anjuman Foundation. Hareesh Ahmad Minhaaj is associated with IndianMuslimObserver.com as Legal Editor. 
Pervez Bari
Bureau Chief (Madhya Pradesh)

Pervez Bari is a Bhopal-based senior Journalist, who has been in the field of Journalism for more than last three decades. He worked as Sports Editor of National Mail for 15 years wherein he covered 1987 Cricket World Cup, One-Day Internationals, Indo-Pak Hockey series in 1990, India-Russia Badminton Test in 1987, National Athletics & National Table Tennis Tournament. He stepped out as a freelance journalist in 2001 filing political, sports, general human-interest stories, news analysis and articles. He has been contributing into a number of national and international newspapers and web news portals. He has been associated with Arab News of Saudi Arabia, Meantime, The Siasat Daily, Etamaad, Thejas Daily, M. P. Chronicle (now Central Chronicle), Daily Nadeem, The Hitavada, Bhaskar & Radiance Viewsweekly. A post graduate in Science with degrees of LL.B and B. Ed, he started his journalistic journey in 1978 as a Sub Editor-cum-Reporter under the watchful eyes of legendary journalist late Mr. K. P. Narayanan, father of famous International cricket commentator late Mr. J. P. Narayanan, the then Editor of Madhya Pradesh Chronicle. As a cub reporter he had covered Mrs. Indira Gandhi’s Press conference in 1978. Pervez Bari is associated with IndianMuslimObserver.com as Bureau Chief (Madhya Pradesh). 
Abdul Hafiz Lakhani
Bureau Chief (Gujarat)

Abdul Hafiz Lakhani is a senior Journalist based at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He is in journalism for almost 20 years now. He was with Gujarat Samachar (Ahmedabad) and Mumbai Samachar (Mumbai) as Senior Sub Editor. He was also with Dalal Street - famous Business magazine as Assistant Editor. At present, he is with a news agency based at Ahmedabad as Chief Sub Editor. He also writes extensively for many Muslim publications. His special stories also appear in Mumbai based Urdu dailies. He knows Gujarat politics very closely. He is a good and vivid commentator about Gujarat Muslim related issues. abdul Hafiz Lakhani is associated with IndianMuslimObserver.com as Bureau Chief (Gujarat). He can be reached at lakhani63@yahoo.com. 

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