Articles by Tufail Ahmad
May 15, 2017
Triple talaq hearing: Arguments before SC show Muslim minds still unwilling to think outside religion's frameworkSupreme Court must send out hope to Muslim women on the issue of triple talaq. If the women are turned down at the door of the constitutional bench, it would cause a long-term threat to India's flourishing democracy
May 10, 2017
Madrassas are counter-liberty movements: By abolishing them, Assam govt has taken revolutionary stepMadrassas are counter-liberty movements, not educational institutions. Madrassas excel in teaching religious orthodoxies.
May 03, 2017
JeM begins conducting conferences across towns in Pakistan to explain Quranic verses on jihadThese conferences are called 'Daurat-e-Tafseer Ayaat-e-Jihad' or Tours for the Explanation of the Verses on Jihad and are undertaken by radical Islamic clerics associated with JeM
Mar 28, 2017
Triple Talaq: Muslim Law Board's stand in Supreme Court rebuffs Quran, ConstitutionIf the Supreme Court declares the practice of instant triple talaq, which is given in one sitting, as illegal, the apex court's decision will still be as per the Quran
Mar 16, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Madrassas play key role in inducing orthodoxy among Azamgarh's MuslimsIndian Muslims, including those of Azamgarh, need to come out of denial and understand that radicalism and their social backwardness are rooted in the teachings of religious organisations and Muslim intellectuals
Mar 12, 2017
UP election results will herald a funeral of 'counterfeit' secularism in IndiaThe counter-secularism forces have registered a decisive victory in UP and this trend is likely to continue through the 2019 elections and beyond.
Mar 12, 2017
UP Election Results 2017: Muslims need to embrace development, rise above 'counterfeit' secularismUnless the Muslim leadership abandons their historical legacy of separatism and stop seeing BJP or the government as an enemy, its betterment cannot follow
Mar 08, 2017
Travels of a Political Pilgrim: Mubarakpur sits at the junction of Islamic doctrinal sects divided by TaqleedMubarakpur, less than an hour from Azamgarh town by an autorickshaw, is a small town with not even a government-run degree college or a railway station
Mar 04, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Election 2017: How burqas are changing the dynamics of politics in the stateBJP's demand that the Election Commission deploy women police officials to check the identity of burqa-clad women in UP has touched upon an emerging issue.
Mar 04, 2017
BJP not our enemy, Muslims need to dispel ‘pseudo-secularist’ parties: Rashtriya Ulama Council chief'In India, neither Hindus nor Muslims are terrorists...only the governments are terrorists,' RUC chief Maulana Aamir Rashadi tells Firstpost in an interview