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Amjad Sabri assassination: Why do the Islamic jihadis hate the Sufis so much?
World

Amjad Sabri assassination: Why do the Islamic jihadis hate the Sufis so much?

Amjad Sabri's assassination is a reminder that when religious bigotry takes over, nations self-destruct.

India and Iran: How these two ancient civilisations can curb radicalism
World

India and Iran: How these two ancient civilisations can curb radicalism

As Narendra Modi pointed out, India and Iran are not new friends. Their friendship [or ‘dosti’ in the Persian language] is as old as history.

Syed Ahmad Rai Barelvi and the 18th century mujahidin movement in the Indian subcontinent
India

Syed Ahmad Rai Barelvi and the 18th century mujahidin movement in the Indian subcontinent

Syed Ahmad Rai Barelvi (1700-1850) is considered one of the early Muslim freedom fighters of India. But is this the complete picture?

Brussels attacks: Belgium is haunted by a historic Saudi deal; it's time India awoke to the threat
World

Brussels attacks: Belgium is haunted by a historic Saudi deal; it's time India awoke to the threat

The death toll in the Brussels attack is expected to go up from 31 at present with over 60 people in critical condition, according to Belgian authorities

The Walter Andersen interview: The RSS is no more a brahmanical organisation
Politics

The Walter Andersen interview: The RSS is no more a brahmanical organisation

After attending a series of meetings at the World Sufi Conference in New Delhi, Walter Andersen spoke at length about Prime Minister Narendra Modi, secularism and Indian politics

Rectify historical blunders; alleviate sense of fear among Muslims: Sufi leader tells PM Modi
India

Rectify historical blunders; alleviate sense of fear among Muslims: Sufi leader tells PM Modi

A Sufi outfit asked the government to alleviate the "sense of fear" among Muslims over riots even as it urged Modi to rectify "historical blunders" in India

Bollywood unfortunately doesn't explore poetry or respect poets: Muzaffar Ali
Entertainment

Bollywood unfortunately doesn't explore poetry or respect poets: Muzaffar Ali

Muzaffar Ali is an artist who not only wields the brush and the pen, but also expresses his master strokes on celluloid and through fashion

World Sufi Forum: Islam originally was a radical inter-faith movement, says Kabir Helminski
Life

World Sufi Forum: Islam originally was a radical inter-faith movement, says Kabir Helminski

Kabir Edmund Helminski is the director of the Threshold Society and was present at the World Sufi Forum. He spoke to Firstpost about his journey from being a Catholic to a follower of Sufism and Islam.

99 names of Allah, none of them stand for violence: What PM Modi's speech at World Sufi Forum suggests
India

99 names of Allah, none of them stand for violence: What PM Modi's speech at World Sufi Forum suggests

Modi, in his speech had said, “It reminds us that when we think of the 99 names of Allah, none stand for force and violence, and that the first two names denote compassionate and merciful. Allah is Rahman and Raheem. Sufism is the voice of peace, co-existence, compassion and equality; a call to universal brotherhood.”

Sufism is the voice of peace, co-existence and equality, says PM Modi at World Sufi Forum
India

Sufism is the voice of peace, co-existence and equality, says PM Modi at World Sufi Forum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was greeted by loud chants of Bharat Mata Ki Jai by a large Muslim audience, inaugurated the World Sufi Forum in New Delhi on Thursday.

World Sufi Forum: How Sufism runs as a counter to hardline ideologies?
India

World Sufi Forum: How Sufism runs as a counter to hardline ideologies?

Sufism-inspired discourses on peacemaking and counter-extremism and deradicalisation have created interesting debates, enlarging the ambit of modern approaches to peace, pluralism and non-violence.

Countering the narrative of Jihadists: World Sufi Forum in Delhi will attempt to delink religion from terror
India

Countering the narrative of Jihadists: World Sufi Forum in Delhi will attempt to delink religion from terror

Delhi being one of the most revered place for sufism will be carrying this tradition of Sufism by hosting a four-day World Sufi Forum from Thursday. This initiative by All India Ulama Masharikh Board (AIUMB), the apex body representing Dargah in India, is being seen as attempt to present an effective antidote to terrorism masked as religious ideology.

Discrimination at Haji Ali Dargah cannot be passed off as Islamic: Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan
India

Discrimination at Haji Ali Dargah cannot be passed off as Islamic: Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan

Discrimination cannot be passed off as Islamic. To us it is clear that denying access to women to the mazaar is a violation of the Quranic principles of justice and fairness.

Promote Sufism to counter terrorism: Muslim body writes to Modi
India

Promote Sufism to counter terrorism: Muslim body writes to Modi

A Muslim body on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote Sufism as a counter to terrorism.

Why Kishtwar violence won't fracture the Sufi legacy that unites Kashmir
India

Why Kishtwar violence won't fracture the Sufi legacy that unites Kashmir

In the final analysis, incidents such as Kishtwar constitute aberrations, and don't disturb and fragment the multi cultural and multi denominational fabric of J&K