Articles by Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi
Aug 06, 2018
Ban on Mulk in Pakistan ironic: Indian movies that dispel anti-Muslim stereotypes don't bode well with film censors across borderThat Mulk attempts to restore the honour of an Indian Muslim family accused of ‘treason and ties with the Pakistanis’ based on a true event, is precisely the reason why the ban on Mulk seems ironic and deplorable.
Jul 27, 2018
Pakistan Elections: How the country's judiciary and military gagged media and influenced public opinionAhead of the general election, the Pakistan Army, which has always been extremely sensitive about what is written about the country's domestic or foreign policies, tamed media outlets, reporters and columnists
Mar 07, 2018
State of emergency in Sri Lanka: 'Supremacism' of Sinhalese Buddhists or ‘segregation’ of Wahhabi Muslims?Sri Lanka's Buddhists often accuse Muslims of desecrating the Buddhist structures and forcibly converting "the Buddha's devotees" to Islam.
Mar 02, 2018
Indian Muslims must heed Jordan's King Abdullah's message: Ending takfirism key to getting rid of radicalismJordan’s importance for Indian Muslims lies in an inclusivist non-takfiri (not accusing other Muslims of apostasy) interpretation of Islam which King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein championed through the Amman Message
Feb 12, 2018
Narendra Modi's Ramallah 'outreach' policy could go a long way in establishing peace between Israel, PalestineNarendra Modi's outreach to the Palestinian people reaffirms that the Indian government wants to continue its historic engagement with the Palestinian cause.
Aug 23, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Despite SC ruling, ulema continue to support practice, campaign against Uniform Civil CodeThe Supreme Court verdict on instant triple talaq will not make any meaningful change in the daily life of most Indian Muslims as they look up to the ulema as their eternal mentors
Aug 11, 2017
Babri Masjid case: Shia waqf board's effort at religious harmony has created acrimony among MuslimsThe Shia Central Waqf Board's affidavit on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case, which came only three days before a crucial hearing in the Supreme Court, has opened the Pandora's box
Jul 01, 2017
'Not In My Name' protests: Contrasting coverage in Hindi and Urdu press shows deep ideological divideThe Hindi and Urdu media's coverage of last week's 'Not In My Name' protests shows that the chasm between the two is deep and profound, and too difficult to be bridged
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.
May 02, 2017
Narendra Modi govt must act cautiously in dealing with Turkey's Erdogan, not fuel a radical Islamist fireGiven Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party's inclination towards a radical Islamist world and the establishment of an Islamic caliphate, the Narendra Modi government must act cautiously in its bid to enhance ties with the political Islamist regime of the present-day Turkey