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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
Feb 27, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Tracing the rise of Barelvi Islam in Indian politicsFor more than a decade, the northern Indian town of Bareilly – the seat of the Barelvi school of Sunni Islam – has grown in prominence in national politics.
Dec 06, 2016
Battling radicalism with Sufism: Is Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind using Ajmer Sharif for political gains?While at one end the Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind is using Sufism to appeal to the liberal Muslims in India, its rejection to identify it as a part of Islam shows its dual political stand, which also spans across issues like Triple Talaq and uniform civil code
Jun 13, 2016
'An un-Islamic sin': Group of Pakistani clerics issue fatwa against honour killingAt least 40 clerics of the Barelvi school of thought in Pakistan have issued a fatwa against honour killing, declaring it 'un-Islamic and unpardonable sin' amidst a series of such incidents.
May 22, 2016
Syed Ahmad Rai Barelvi and the 18th century mujahidin movement in the Indian subcontinentSyed Ahmad Rai Barelvi (1700-1850) is considered one of the early Muslim freedom fighters of India. But is this the complete picture?