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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
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
Mar 04, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Govt must address 'minority' syndrome which causes social conflictThe current polls in UP have ensured that political parties such as the Samajwadi Party, Congress, and the Bahujan Samaj Party used the minority card.
Mar 02, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Understanding the Shia-Sunni Muslim divide in the countrySunni Muslims are a majority but they lack education. However, right among this majority there exists a minority of Shia Muslims who are doing exceptionally well in education.
Mar 02, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Farangi Mahal, once a bastion of Islamic education, looks to regain lost gloryVying alongside Islamic centres of Deoband and Bareilly, Farangi Mahal has been competing for space in India's political conversation.
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.
Feb 21, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Be it Kairana, Muzaffarnagar or Aligarh, India is headed towards multiple 'Partitions'The nature of the partition need not always be territorial. India is heading towards multiple religious partitions in the midst of its cities and regions.
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 16, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Should taxpayers be funding AMU’s imams, muezzins, theology department?Intellectually, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is dead at the feet of excessive influence of Islam in its academic and social life.
Feb 15, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Is rise of religiosity on AMU campus a precursor to another 'Partition'?The rise of burqas and skullcaps on Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus could lead to another 'partition' of India, which need not be territorial.