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Mar 23, 2017
London Parliament attack: Denial, dishonesty biggest obstacles in fight against Islamist terrorismThe London terror attack on Wednesday brings attention back to the discourse around terrorism, an issue which global liberal media and politicians either suppress or banish to the fringes.
Mar 17, 2017
Two US judges block Donald Trump's revised travel banTwo American judges have halted Donald Trump's revised travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations.
Mar 14, 2017
EU apex court allows companies to bar staff from wearing headscarf; human rights groups protestBy Alastair Macdonald | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS Companies may bar staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols under certain conditions, the European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday, setting off a storm of complaint from rights groups and religious leaders.In its first ruling on a hot political issue across Europe, the Court of Justice (ECJ) found a Belgian firm which had a rule barring employees who dealt with customers from wearing visible religious and political symbols may not have discriminated against a receptionist dismissed for wearing a headscarf.The judgment on that and a French case came on the eve of a Dutch election in which Muslim immigration is a key issue and weeks before France votes for a president in a similarly charged campaign.
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 09, 2017
Ajmer blast case: Aseemanand's acquittal indicates fate of Samjhauta Express, Mecca Masjid attacksThe acquittal of right-wing activist Swami Aseemanand and six others in the 2007 Ajmer blast case is a probably a sign of things to come.
Mar 09, 2017
US lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard alleges 'sensational and false' reporting by CNN on HinduismTulsi Gabbard, the first and only Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, on Wednesday accused CNN of "sensational and false" reporting about religions.
Mar 04, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Election 2017: How burqas are changing the dynamics of politics in the stateBJP's demand that the Election Commission deploy women police officials to check the identity of burqa-clad women in UP has touched upon an emerging issue.
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
Mar 03, 2017
Islam will become largest religion in the world if current demographic trends continue: Pew reportA new report by Pew Research Center has said that Islam will become the largest religion in the world by 2050 if the current demographic trends continue.
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.