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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.
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
Feb 20, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: How bridging religious, worldly knowledge gap can reform Muslim educationThe fundamental cause of Muslim backwardness in India is rooted in division of knowledge between deeni (religious) & duniyavi (worldly) taleem (education).
Feb 13, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Separatism and integration in the time of Uttar Pradesh electionsWith Uttar Pradesh in the thick of a tumultuous election it is necessary to decode the mind of its Muslim community - its anxieties, aspirations & impulses.
Dec 13, 2016
Assam Muslim bodies defy order to keep madrassas open on Fridays, govt not amusedSiddek Ahmed, former Congress minister, who was also present at the meeting threatened to take the issue to the high court if the government of Assam did not roll back its decision.
Dec 08, 2016
Assam madrassas sulk as govt knocks off Friday holidays calling it 'unofficial'The education department of Assam has repeatedly said this move as an attempt to bring in uniformity in the weekly holiday pattern followed by the schools, many view it as a move targeted at the madrassas.
Nov 29, 2016
Assam: Govt-run madrassas will not be allowed Friday holidayMaking it clear that there cannot be two holidays in a week for madrassas, the minister said that the madrassas in the state will be allowed one-hour break on Friday for prayers.
Sep 09, 2016
We are losing Kashmir to Islam: Ten ways to counter radicalisation in IndiaOne, Hindu Pandits were expelled from Kashmir but they, we, did not fight back or become suicide bombers. So, is cowardice built into the Indian mindset?
Aug 19, 2016
Zakir Naik’s Islamic International School: Here's what's part of its Salafi curriculumThe Mumbai Police have come up with a 71-page report on the Salafist Islamist televangelist Zakir Naik and his ‘unlawful activities’. However, what is worth deliberating is the ‘serious concerns’ of the police over the kind of education imparted to students at the Mumbai-based Islamic International School, founded and conceptualised by Zakir Naik.
Jul 05, 2016
Dhaka attack: Police hunts for six members of local Islamist group who helped attackersBangladeshi police hunted on Tuesday for six members of a domestic Islamist group they suspect helped gunmen attack a Dhaka cafe, as officials began questioning families of the militants for clues as to what turned them into killers.