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Triple talaq: When will Muslim intellectuals take up the responsibility?

Sep 25, 2016

Triple talaq: When will Muslim intellectuals take up the responsibility?

While it is interesting to note that a few Muslim women intellectuals are leading the charge, and doing well at it, for a change male voices have been more or less inaudible. #Supreme Court #CriticalPoint #Muslims in India #Muslims #All India Muslim Personal Law Board #Muslim personal law #triple talaq #Muslim intellectuals
Obama's final speech at UNGA: US President laments refugee crisis, terrorism

Sep 20, 2016

Obama's final speech at UNGA: US President laments refugee crisis, terrorism

President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that the United States and other world powers have limited ability to solve the most profound challenges facing the world, while calling for a "course correction" for globalisation to ensure that nations don't retreat into a more sharply divided world. #United States #Barack Obama #Donald Trump #globalisation #Syria #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #Vladimir Putin #UN General Assembly #Bashar Assad #Muslims
Hajj 2016: More than 1.8 mn Muslims climb Mount Arafat

Sep 11, 2016

Hajj 2016: More than 1.8 mn Muslims climb Mount Arafat

The annual hajj pilgrimage reached its climax on Sunday when Muslims from across the world swarmed a stoney hill in western Saudi Arabia to pray and recite from the Koran. #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Saudi Arabia #Hajj #Muslims #Mount Arafat
After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to Mecca

Sep 10, 2016

After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to Mecca

Last 24 September, Mina was the scene of the worst disaster in hajj history, when the stampede occurred as pilgrims made their way to the Jamarat Bridge for a stoning ritual. #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Mecca #Hajj #Muslims #Prophet Mohammed #Mina #Grand Mosque #Mount Arafat
Zakir Naik's open letter is an attempt to communalise Muslims and a veiled threat to govt

Sep 10, 2016

Zakir Naik's open letter is an attempt to communalise Muslims and a veiled threat to govt

In his 'Open Letter to Indians', released Saturday morning, radical Islamic preacher Zakir Naik positions himself as the ‘biggest name and most popular figure of the (Indian Muslim) community’ and portrays the government action against him as an attack on the community. #India #NewsTracker #Democracy #Peace #indians #Open Letter #Muslims #FCRA #Quran #Indian democracy #IRF #Zakir Naik #Dhaka attacks
Islamic conference in Chechnya: Why Sunnis are disassociating themselves from Salafists

Sep 09, 2016

Islamic conference in Chechnya: Why Sunnis are disassociating themselves from Salafists

An Islamic conference was organised in Chechnya recently by Muslim clerics from around the world to take an uncompromising stand against Takfiri terrorism. #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Russia #Saudi Arabia #Muslims #Chechnya #Sunnis #Al-Azhar University #Salafists #Islamic Conference #Takfiri #Sunni conference
We are losing Kashmir to Islam: Ten ways to counter radicalisation in India

Sep 09, 2016

We are losing Kashmir to Islam: Ten ways to counter radicalisation in India

One, 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? #Terrorism #Pakistan #Islam #InMyOpinion #Kashmir #Muslims #Quran #Kashmiri Pandits #Madrassas #Radicalisation #Jihadism #Counter-radicalisation law
Saudi cleric calling Iranians 'non-Muslims' and deriding Zoroastrians is religion-based persecution

Sep 08, 2016

Saudi cleric calling Iranians 'non-Muslims' and deriding Zoroastrians is religion-based persecution

Many moderate Muslims in the two countries are coming out to question the chauvinistic theocracy of Iran and Saudi Arabia. #Religion #Islam #ConnectTheDots #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Muslims #persecution #Non Muslims #Zorashtrians
Muslims' silence on gau rakshak-attacks points to lack of political agency

Sep 01, 2016

Muslims' silence on gau rakshak-attacks points to lack of political agency

It is time that the Muslim community comes out of the apologist mode and assures that it does not remain to be merely a constituency for mainstream parties. #Gujarat #ConnectTheDots #beef #Dalits #Muslims #Asaduddin Owaisi #Mohammad Akhlaq #cow vigilante