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Mar 23, 2017
Yogi Adityanath's assertions apart, co-existence of different cultures is at the crux of India's formationFor many, the ascendance of Yogi Adityanath is unthinkable, while for others it is a positive development.
Mar 20, 2017
Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: From the ashes of pseudo-secularism rises the phoenix of hardline HindutvaHad the UP mandate been the result of a Hindutva agenda, Adityanath's appointment would have been interpreted as a natural, obvious step. But the referendum was on Modi and his vikas agenda
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 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
Feb 20, 2017
Modi's graveyard remark: Outrage over PM's comment points to sorry subversion of 'secularism' in IndiaThe sagacious heads who drew up the framework of modern India were not fools. They were well aware that the concept of western secularism, which was rooted in the movement for personal freedom against largely Christian theocratic states, would be ill-suited for the multi-cultural ethos of the Indian melting pot.
Feb 14, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Secularism versus communalism at election timeAn article on the electoral politics in Uttar Pradesh, published in the Urdu Times of 7 February and written by one Muhammad Jaseemuddin Nizami, interprets the secularism-communalism debate by an interesting analogy
Feb 07, 2017
Triple talaq: India will remain failed state unless we ensure dignity of Muslim womenIt seems incredible that Indians are still debating the merits and demerits of abolishing a regressive social custom such as triple talaq when several Islamic theocratic states have discontinued the practice
Feb 03, 2017
UP Election 2017: Uninformed minority voters keep SP, Congress' 'secular' claim intactThe BJP is supposed to be the epitome of communal hate politics and anybody in opposition to it automatically gets the label of secular. It is this popular notion that helps Akhilesh to be easily termed secular
Jan 23, 2017
UP Election 2017: Behind SP-Congress alliance lies the open pursuit of a polarising agendaThe Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance, stitched at the last-minute amid familiar dramatics, serves to define the ideology of coalition politics.
Jan 11, 2017
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif reaches out to Hindus, says country will soon be recognised as 'minorities-friendly'Pakistan will soon be recognised as a "minorities-friendly country", Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday as he ordered renovation of Katas Raj complex, one the most sacred places of Hindus in the Muslim-majority country.