Articles by A Ashraf
May 29, 2017
The Hashimpura massacre: A short oral history, told by survivorsThirty years after the 1987 massacre in Hashimpura not much has changed for the survivors and the relatives of the people killed.
May 17, 2017
Narendra Modi's 2014 win: Don't think my poor 'chaiwala' joke doomed Congress, says Mani Shankar AiyarTo say that successive Congress governments have discriminated against Muslims is an irresponsible remark, says Mani Shankar Aiyar.
Dec 12, 2016
Sale of rape videos continues in Uttar Pradesh; no concrete action from cops, govtFirstpost followed up on an investigation by Al Jazeera to track down on sale of rape videos in Uttar Pradesh, and followed up on the response by the govt.
Sep 19, 2016
Bijnor ground report: Locals believe killings linked to creating pre-election animosityThe feud between the two communities of Pedda village near Bijnor took place early in the morning of Friday after a girl from a Muslim family was allegedly eve-teased by some Jats from the same village
Sep 09, 2016
Left in the lurch: Ahead of JNU polls, arch rivals AISA, SFI join hands to surviveThe growing influence of Right wing sentiments across the country and also the uprising of the Dalits have made matters even more complicated for the Left-oriented school.
Sep 01, 2016
Muslims' silence on gau rakshak-attacks points to lack of political agencyIt is time that the Muslim community comes out of the apologist mode and assures that it does not remain to be merely a constituency for mainstream parties.
Aug 14, 2016
Ahead of Independence Day celebrations, 'police' raid Jamia Millia Islamia hostels: Students see a dangerous patternHundreds of students gathered outside the main campus of Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi on Saturday and shouted slogans against the Delhi police and the University administration.
Jul 10, 2016
Violence and Islam not the same: Islamophobia will not solve the problem of terrorismThe biggest victim of terrorism are Muslims themselves, it is they who are being targeted by this menace of Islamic State.
May 28, 2016
Arnab Goswami-style journalism is killing the essence of debatesOn the Monday edition of Times Now's show The Newshour, editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami referred to journalist Asad Ashraf as a 'cover for the Indian Mujahideen'. The following is Asad's own take on that particular situation and the present state of journalism as a whole