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May 15, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Split between Hurriyat and Hizbul Mujahideen calls for caution to restore peace in ValleyThe split between Hurriyat and militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has emerged on account of the former’s viewpoint on the Kashmir issue being "political" rather than "religious". This accords scrutiny to the substantial standpoint that the Kashmir unrest is not just a law and order problem.
Apr 27, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Once a bastion of religious pluralism, the Valley is now a battleground of militancyWhile the Kashmiri youth choose between terrorism and tourism, the government’s job is to address their ideological predicament.
Apr 05, 2017
Muslims’ self-imposition of the beef ban could be an endeavor to restore the religious syncretism in IndiaThe diwan of Ajmer shrine is also reported to have taken a pledge that he and his family ‘would never have beef for the rest of their lives’. This pledge is avowedly aimed at an ‘effort to stop communal disharmony’ in the country.
Apr 03, 2017
Ajmer Dargah dewan defends beef ban, says it is essential to prevent violence and maintain harmonySyed Zainul Abedin, spiritual head of Ajmer Sharif Dargah and Chishti order of Sufism talks of why he thinks it is important to support the beef ban and make cow the national animal
Apr 03, 2017
Narendra Modi inaugurates Chenani tunnel: Development alone won't solve Kashmir muddleAny politician in India even remotely willing to tackle the Kashmir muddle must acknowledge that the language of unrest in the valley has changed. It's calling the Kashmiri youth to become soldiers of Islam, not for the creation of a separate nation-state
Mar 21, 2017
Indian Muslim clerics' detention is symptomatic of a disturbing, systematic attack on Sufism in PakistanThe recent case of the detention of two Indian Muslim clerics shows how Sufi-oriented people and Sufism is being systematically targeted in Pakistan today.
Mar 17, 2017
Gilgit-Baltistan move and Hizbul chief's video reveal Pakistan's true Islamo-fascist agenda in KashmirGilgit-Baltistan is a part of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and Islamabad's move to formally annex it will be in blatant violation of every agreement, resolution and declaration.
Mar 12, 2017
Rumi's descendant on the universal appeal of his works: It's all because of loveEsin Çelebi Bayru, the granddaughter of Rumi, 22 generations removed, spoke about his life, his love for God and the tradition he left behind
Dec 06, 2016
Battling radicalism with Sufism: Is Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind using Ajmer Sharif for political gains?While at one end the Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind is using Sufism to appeal to the liberal Muslims in India, its rejection to identify it as a part of Islam shows its dual political stand, which also spans across issues like Triple Talaq and uniform civil code
Nov 20, 2016
Rekha Bhardwaj: The musical compatibility between Vishal and me is extraordinaryRekha Bhardwaj spoke with Firstpost about her love for Sufism, creative collaborations with husband Vishal Bhardwaj (the filmmaker), and the songs she's sung in his film Rangoon