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Despite muted denials, NRC will target Muslims

Despite muted denials, NRC will target Muslims

National Register of Citizenship (NRC) has started haunting a large number of people across the country. While it was meant to address a localized problem of Bangladeshi infiltrators in Assam, the BJP Government is trying to expand its scope to every region across the country. Unfathomable, as it so...

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How Owaisi rattled the political stage in West Bengal

How Owaisi rattled the political stage in West Bengal

Asaduddin Owaisi, the rising star of Indian politics, has expressed his intent to fight the next assembly election in West Bengal. This has come as a rude shock to many people who thought that the next election in the state is going to be a grand finale between the incumbent Trinamool Congress of Ma...

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Why not to go in for review of Babri Masjid verdict

Why not to go in for review of Babri Masjid verdict

After dithering for a few days, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has finally decided to move the Supreme Court and file a review petition over its Babri verdict. Earlier there were signs that the leadership of the community had accepted the court verdict in Babri Masjid/ Ram Janambhumi title ...

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Babri verdict: Muslims disappointed, but have no reason to lose hope

Babri verdict: Muslims disappointed, but have no reason to lose hope

The Babri Masjid judgement has shocked Muslims across the country. Muslims, who across the board have been claiming for many years that they will abide by the Supreme Court order, have begrudgingly accepted the verdict. To say that Muslims have accepted the verdict happily will be a misnomer. On th...

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Why Badruddin Ajmal is so wrong?

Why Badruddin Ajmal is so wrong?

Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, a Deobandi cleric turned perfume baron turned politician has shocked almost everyone by asking Muslims to produce more children. His comment came following the Assam government's new criteria for providing employment to people having two or less children. Ajmal, whose politi...

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The rise of Muslim polity in Indian politics?

The rise of Muslim polity in Indian politics?

Whoever emerged winner or loser in the just concluded assembly elections in Maharasthra, Haryana and by polls in more than fifty seats, a small, regional party seems to have emerged the happiest. The outfit has not just extended its area of influence, but has also broken some new grounds in areas wh...

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Indian Muslims have betrayed Mahatma Gandhi

Indian Muslims have betrayed Mahatma Gandhi

Indian Muslims have betrayed Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. The doyen of world peace, whose life is being celebrated the world over, in almost every nation and in every known language of the world, seems to have been completely forgotten by the Muslims. If you are an avid Urdu reader and ...

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Bhagwat, Madani meet: End of the maddening divide!

Bhagwat, Madani meet: End of the maddening divide!

Some Muslim intellectual's pettifoggery over RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Jamiat Ulama e Hind chief Maulana Arshad Madani's meeting has been in full display over the past two days. The meeting of Mohan Bhagwat and the venerable cleric who is one of the most renowned Islamic scholars in the country ...

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Ahmadullah Shah: Hero whose head and body are buried

Ahmadullah Shah: Hero whose head and body are buried

As India prepares to celebrate its 72nd Independence Day, we remember a renowned freedom fighter, Maulavi Ahmad Ullah Shah, who not just led the 1857 uprising, but also gave the supreme sacrifice for the nation, his life. His head and the body are buried separately at two difference places in Shahja...

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Muslim women's entry in mosques: What is the truth?

Muslim women's entry in mosques: What is the truth?

Earlier this month, Supreme Court rejected a petition by a Hindu outfit demanding that women should be allowed to enter mosques. Nonetheless, this petition was not rejected over merit and the apex court clearly said that it would happily consider the issue when Muslim women approach it for redressal...

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