Articles by Tufail Ahmad
Dec 09, 2016
Triple Talaq violates Fundamental Right: Supreme Court should rule against itOn 8 December, the Allahabad High Court used strong words against the practice of triple talaq, describing it as “unconstitutional” and a violation of the rights of Muslim women, but such strong words do not mean anything practically and certainly do not settle the issue in law.
Nov 10, 2016
India's ex-Muslims: Shedding traditional Islam for scienceSuch youths — both men and women, and well educated — are typically in their twenties and thirties and describe themselves as ex-Muslims, atheists or cultural Muslims.
Oct 21, 2016
Triple talaq issue: Muslim women fighting for their rights is a great moment for democracyMuslim women are going to the Supreme Court with constitution in their hands to assert their fundamental rights and get rid of triple talaq.
Oct 14, 2016
Triple talaq: Urdu media agog with conspiracy theories to force changes in ShariahA movement, led predominantly by Islamic clerics and some Muslim politicians, is underway among Indian Muslims to defend any likelihood of change or reform in Muslim Personal Laws.
Oct 11, 2016
India's ex-MuslimsIndia is witnessing the emergence of a movement of ex-Muslims
Oct 10, 2016
Triple Talaq: Abolishing the practice will grant Muslim men divorce with dignityWhile the demand to abolish triple talaq is seen as a Muslim woman's liberation, it is also a Muslim husband's need.
Oct 05, 2016
Quota politics: Religious leaders of all hues are creating fear among Muslims to further their own causesIt suits some Hindu leaders in India to abuse the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to get the support of Muslims to advance their quota politics
Sep 26, 2016
Al-Qaeda and Pakistan's ISI are one and the same: Their differences over Kashmir is a smokescreenOn 22 September, just four days after the Uri attack, Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a statement accusing Pakistan and its military and spy agencies of betraying Kashmiris.
Sep 22, 2016
Uri attack: Both India and Pakistan have nuclear bombs, why is only India anxious?Hostility was on display again on 18 September, when eighteen Indian soldiers were killed and dozens wounded in an attack on the Indian Army camp at Uri, planned, sponsored and executed by Pakistan. Each time, we have prior intelligence input. Each time, we wait. Each time, we do not engineer a response.
Sep 13, 2016
Eid al-Adha in India: Decoding the rationale behind sacrificing cowsBeef, the meat of cows, has been the subject of political and religious controversies in India for several centuries.