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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.
Jan 09, 2017
Pakistan: At least four activists with secular, leftist views missing; NGO, relatives voice concernAt least four Pakistani activists known on social media for their secular leftist views have gone missing this week, relatives and NGO workers said on Monday, as analysts voiced rights concerns.
Jan 08, 2017
Payal Rohatgi's Jet Airways flight rant: Dissecting everything that is wrong with her bizarre outburstPayal Rohatgi decided to use social media and her 'celebrity status' to play the victim card, social media rightly decided to call her out instead
Jan 03, 2017
BJP never engaged in politics of religious polarisation: Rajnath SinghBJP never did nor will it do politics of religious polarisation, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.
Jan 02, 2017
Supreme Court terming seeking votes based on religion illegal, a positive development: CPIThe CPI on Monday welcomed Supreme Court holding that appeal for vote on ground of religion amounts to "corrupt practice", but said the issue of caste and language needs to be addressed "carefully".