Indian Muslims

OPEN TO OPINION

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.

VOICES

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Communal Polarisation, Islam, Indian media, Indian Muslims

Media must desist from fanning anti-Muslim sentiments

Journalism is failing in its role of objective reporting and analysis and continues its job by rehashing tired narratives of 'radical Islam'.

POLITICS

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Indian Muslims, Kashmiris, Kashmir

Meerut hoardings warning Kashmiris to 'leave UP or else...' is a barely hidden threat of ethnic cleansing

Despite Rajnath Singh tweeting assurance to J&K students across India, the climate of animosity is intensifying.

POLITICS

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Indian Muslims, Triple Talaq

Triple talaq issue shows Indian Muslims don't need bodies like AIMPLB

AIMPLB feels it is its right to dictate terms on issues that extend from the public domain of Muslims to the privacy of their bedroom.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read