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Apr 16, 2017
Triple talaq row: Muslims have 'constitutional' right to follow their personal law, claims AIMPLBStriking a defiant posture on the contentious issue of triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday asserted that Muslims have the "constitutional" right to follow their personal law.
Apr 09, 2017
JNU: Left-wing students shouldn't act superior, Islamophobia is running rampant among themThe Left rhetoric, which claims itself to be secular, enjoys hegemony in this campus in terms of number as well as academic respect.
Apr 05, 2017
Muslims’ self-imposition of the beef ban could be an endeavor to restore the religious syncretism in IndiaThe diwan of Ajmer shrine is also reported to have taken a pledge that he and his family ‘would never have beef for the rest of their lives’. This pledge is avowedly aimed at an ‘effort to stop communal disharmony’ in the country.
Apr 03, 2017
Congress needs to reinvent secularism in the age of nationalism; can Shashi Tharoor provide a way out?Congress, peddling 'BJP lite' is like Coke Zero, it will get us zero,” said Shashi Tharoor in an interview with The Times of India. He cautioned against the growing temptation among political parties to pursue the soft Hindutva line to counter the BJP. He urged the Congress to adopt an uncompromising position on secularism.
Mar 23, 2017
Yogi Adityanath's assertions apart, co-existence of different cultures is at the crux of India's formationFor many, the ascendance of Yogi Adityanath is unthinkable, while for others it is a positive development.
Mar 20, 2017
Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: From the ashes of pseudo-secularism rises the phoenix of hardline HindutvaHad the UP mandate been the result of a Hindutva agenda, Adityanath's appointment would have been interpreted as a natural, obvious step. But the referendum was on Modi and his vikas agenda
Mar 12, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Election Results 2017: Muslim voters may have backed BJP but they can't embrace the party yetCorruption, dynastic politics, nepotism are some of the keywords that have come to define secular parties like SP, BSP, Congress and TMC but they don't lie about who they are. They are what they are. Can you say the same thing about the BJP?
Mar 03, 2017
India will be home to world's largest Muslim population by 2050, but is the country ready for the change?The rise of increasing overt religiosity among Muslims in India and elsewhere, the supporting role of Indian Islamic movements worldwide and the emergence of the next-generation of jihadis will likely change the character of democracies worldwide
Feb 20, 2017
Modi's graveyard remark: Outrage over PM's comment points to sorry subversion of 'secularism' in IndiaThe sagacious heads who drew up the framework of modern India were not fools. They were well aware that the concept of western secularism, which was rooted in the movement for personal freedom against largely Christian theocratic states, would be ill-suited for the multi-cultural ethos of the Indian melting pot.
Feb 14, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Secularism versus communalism at election timeAn article on the electoral politics in Uttar Pradesh, published in the Urdu Times of 7 February and written by one Muhammad Jaseemuddin Nizami, interprets the secularism-communalism debate by an interesting analogy