One can think of at least four such major hurdles to a truly independent India.
Bengaluru violence: 'We are everybody's punching bag,' says SDPI leader as Karnataka govt mulls banning party
The SDPI in its attempt to match the RSS, Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad has allegedly drifted from promoting positive politics committed to empower the Muslims, Dalits and deprived communities
Rajasthan: Two arrested for assaulting Muslim auto driver over refusal to chant ‘Modi Zindabad’, ‘Jai Shri Ram’
In his police complaint, the auto-rickshaw driver said the accused stole his wristwatch and money, broke his teeth and left him with facial injuries
Turkey appoints three imams, including professor, for Hagia Sophia ahead of prayers in Istanbul landmark
A Turkish high court recently ruled that the Hagia Sophia had been illegally made into a museum more than eight decades ago.
Resurrection: Ertuğrul, currently on Netflix, far exceeds its reputation as a ‘Turkish Game of Thrones'
Resurrection: Ertuğrul glorifies valour and bravery, but also warmth and tenderness.
Saudi Arabia in June decided to limit the number of domestic pilgrims attending the hajj to 1,000 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
Kashmiris and the myth of the monolith: How Valley 'experts' disregard internal dissent and resistance to regressive aspiration of azaadi
The hapless Kashmiris who were forced into this proxy guerrilla war in the late 80s and early 90s, have to deal with either the mainstream "narrative" terming them as secessionists or willy-nilly as terrorists, depending which side of the binary one is. Add to that the helplessness of having to prove your Kashmiri-ness time and again whether in public or private life.
In Eeb Allay Ooo!, Prateek Vats uses monkeys as metaphor to satirise blind faith and superstition in modern India
Ten years ago, Delhi-6 had an imaginary 'kaala bandar' as a symbol of communal bias. But in Prateek Vats' Eeb Allay Ooo!, monkeys pose a very real and urgent threat to society.
In Pakistan, casteism runs deep into its gutters as only Christians can apply for sewer cleaner jobs; neglected community mired in poverty, illiteracy
Doctors often refuse to treat the sweepers, who are seen as unclean and untouchable.
USCIRF names India among 14 'countries of particular concern', cites CAA and Delhi riots in annual report on religious freedom
In the 2020 edition of its annual report on International Religious Freedom, the USCIRF alleged that in 2019, the Government of India used its strengthened parliamentary majority to institute national-level policies violating religious freedom across the country, especially for Muslims
UP BJP MLA Suresh Tiwari tells people not to buy vegetables from Muslim vendors, claims receiving complaints of contamination by saliva
A video of BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria district, in which he is seen telling people not to buy vegetables from Muslim vendors, has been circulated widely online
Coronavirus Outbreak: Mohan Bhagwat’s words against stigmatisation and blaming of Muslims is timely; throws light on RSS philosophy
The RSS recognises that its strength lies in staying connected to the people, and it understands that any shift in collective mindset can only be done through conversation, engagement and persuasion over a long period of time.
Mumbai Police arrests Mira Road resident who refused to accept groceries delivered by Muslim during coronavirus lockdown
A 51-year-old man in Mira Road was arrested on Wednesday by the police for refusing to accept the grocery delivered by a Muslim man
Shab-e-Barat 2020: Shia, Sunni Waqf Boards in Uttar Pradesh ask people not to visit graveyards amid coronavirus lockdown
Muslim clerics have asked people in Uttar Pradesh not to visit graveyards on the forthcoming occasion of Shab-e-Barat in view of the lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus
Coronavirus Outbreak: Scrap dealers, zealots, arts students; Assam's hunt for Tablighi Jamaat participants spares few
The first obvious reaction was of suspicion and fear and a sense of tiredness and submission as they must have already received a huge number of calls by then.
British politicians are lecturing India on how to deal with matters of citizenship when Brexit, the biggest challenge the UK faces after World War II, is mainly predicated on Britons voting to end rampant immigration under liberal European Union laws.
Centre, NSCN-IM peace pact on the brink of collapse; separatist demands, unconstitutional expectations make negotiations with North East insurgent groups hard
It is clear that the Centre and the armed group are not on the same page while interpreting the Framework Agreement signed between the parties on 3 August 2015 which Prime Minister Narendra Modi had termed as historic.
Saudi Arabia bans travel to Muslim holy site Mecca amid coronavirus fear; no time frame indicated for resumption of pilgrimage
Saudi Arabia has banned citizens and residents from performing the Muslim pilgrimage in Mecca over fears about new virus
NCP's Nawab Malik says Maharashtra govt to give 5% quota to Muslims in education sector; Shiv Sena says no decision yet
An NCP minister in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra announced that a law will be enacted to give five percent quota to Muslims in education, but a senior Shiv Sena minister said later that no such decision had been taken
Lingayat mutt in Karnataka's Gadag district appoints married Muslim man as pontiff; to take charge on 26 Feb
A Lingayat seminary in Gadag district of northern Karnataka is all set to get a Muslim man as its pontiff.