Indian Muslims

OPEN TO OPINION

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Intolerance, Indian Muslims, Hamid Ansari

Trolling Hamid Ansari is shameful

The outgoing two-term vice-president of India put his finger on the pulse when he mentioned the ‘unease’ that many feel in this day and age.

POLITICS

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Minorities, Indian Muslims, Independence, Jamia Millia Islamia

Minority status for Jamia Millia Islamia: Government has no regard for freedom fighters

The historical identities of our institutions ought to be safeguarded rather than distorted and manipulated.

POLITICS

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Book Extract, Narendra Modi, Indian Muslims, 2002 Gujarat riots

What it means to be Muslim in secular India who saw 2002 Gujarat massacre

[Book extract] 'Modi has blood on his hands, can never become clean, whatever he may do or whatever he may become.'

VOICES

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Tolerance, Islam, Indian Muslims

Being Muslim and Indian go hand-in-hand. You don’t need to compromise your faith

There is no issue in wearing religion on your sleeve, but your commitment to secular ideals has to be unflinching.

VARIETY

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Minority politics, Indian Muslims

Some good news for Indian Muslims, against all odds

50 Muslim candidates clearing civil services exam this year becomes more significant at a time when the community is facing constant attacks under the Modi government.

POLITICS

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Indian Muslims, Modi government, Triple Talaq

Why I couldn't find a single case of triple talaq

Was the issue raked up to divert the nation from serious issues and pre-poll promises of the government?

POLITICS

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Indian Muslims, Minorities, Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah’s views on being an Indian Muslim cannot be dismissed

What his writing did in its imperfection was perhaps greater than what a perfect piece would have been able to achieve.

VOICES

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Lynchings, Indian Muslims, Naseeruddin Shah

An Indian Muslim on why Naseeruddin Shah’s piece filled him with rage

His essay comes out as little more than the rant of a privileged, elite Muslim who, sitting on a pedestal, speaks in a patronising tone about his poor cousins.

POLITICS

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Indian Muslims, Prophet Muhammad, Islam

The Brahmins among Muslims we don't talk about

Justification of casteism is a direct attack on Prophet Muhammad's life and an injustice to Islam's ideals and teachings.