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Muslims on their own after Delhi riots 2020

Muslims on their own after Delhi riots 2020

These are terrible times. Delhi has lost the aura of being an island of peace. The national capital was subjected to the worst possible communal violence over the last five days. For five days and nights the violence raged against a particular community that has been on the edge following the promul...

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Kejriwal's trial by fire

Kejriwal's trial by fire

Arvind Kejriwal has won a landslide in an election that was fought on very divisive agenda. Throughout the election every, effort was made by the BJP leadership to drag him into speaking out on communal issues and respond to high decibel electioneering of the BJP. However, Kejriwal sidestepped emoti...

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Indian Muslim women breaking the shackles

Indian Muslim women breaking the shackles

Muslim women's obvious backwardness is something that has been debated for decades. They sit pretty precariously on the margins in a society bisected by backwardness and marginalization within the larger Indian Muslim society. While the overall condition of women in the country has nothing to gloat ...

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Delhi assembly election was most Islamophobic in nature

Delhi assembly election was most Islamophobic in nature

The just concluded Delhi assembly elections must be the most Islamophobic elections in the history of the independent India. The sort of anti-Muslim hatred visible throughout the electioneering was simply unbelievable. This has shocked not just the Muslims, who were called names under different pret...

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Jamia remains alive to Gandhian ideology

Jamia remains alive to Gandhian ideology

A day when students of Jamia Millia Islamia were on their way to pay homage to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, a man brandishing a gun in front of a large posse of police personnel fired at peaceful students, injuring one of them. Protesters at Jamia Millia Islamia, a central university in...

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Why Kejriwal is sticking to local issues to win Delhi again

Why Kejriwal is sticking to local issues to win Delhi again

The forthcoming assembly elections in Delhi seem to be a huge test for not just Delhi chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, but also for the BJP top brass including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. While Manoj Tiwari may be the state party chief of the BJP, but the election campa...

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Why I will not chant Islamic slogans at anti-CAA, NRC protests

Why I will not chant Islamic slogans at anti-CAA, NRC protests

There has been a raging debate over chanting of religious, or rather Islamic slogans in the ongoing anti CAA, NRC protests throughout the country. From the beginning of the protests, and particularly since the use of lethal force against Jamia Millia Islamia students in Delhi, who were beaten brutal...

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Self disciplined protesters of Jamia and Shaheen Bagh

Self disciplined protesters of Jamia and Shaheen Bagh

The anti Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests across the country seem to have taken on a scale that no one originally anticipated. To be true, when the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) was introduced in Lok Sabha and then Rajya Sabha and became an Act when the presidential seal was put on it, no...

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Resetting Indian Muslim leadership following CAA, NRC protests

Resetting Indian Muslim leadership following CAA, NRC protests

The latest rounds of protests across the country seem to have woken up almost everyone, except one specie, the Muslim leadership. When the students of all hues, along with Muslims are protesting over the recently passed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) over it being communal and anti-Constitutional i...

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Why CAB should be opposed?

Why CAB should be opposed?

The entire nation seems to have erupted against the recently passed Citizenship Amendment Act. From Assam to Bengal, Bihar, Delhi, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and almost every state and major town there are widespread protests across the country with protesters in their thousands coming...

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