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POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Muslims, Hate crimes, Dalits, Lynching

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: A Dalit's fight for dignity in Gujarat bodes well for all of us

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Hate Crime, Gau Rakshaks, Lynchings, Cow Vigilantism

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: When lynch mob killed a young Hindu man mistaken to be Muslim

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Sunni, Shia, Muslims, Prophet Muhammad

How interpretation of the word maula caused the Shia-Sunni schism

Dispute over whether Ali was declared 'wali' which means friend or 'khalifa' which means successor persists.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Hate crimes, Minority, Muslims, Hamid Ansari

Plight of Indian Muslims: What we can learn from APJ Kalam and not Hamid Ansari

Can Modi succeed where Mahatma Gandhi or rest of the world has failed in making Muslims feel less insecure?

POLITICS

 |  Between the Lines  |  5-minute read
Marriages, Hindus, Muslims, Triple Talaq case

Why triple talaq verdict won't change much for the Muslim women

The debate needs to shift to women abandoned by husbands, without a legal divorce, among all religious communities.

POLITICS

 |  Grade Crossing  |  3-minute read
AIMPLB, Muslims, Islam, Supreme Court

Abolition of triple talaq is abolition of slavery

It's a decision that should have been taken several decades ago,

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Triple Talaq, Divorce, Marriage, Patriarchy

Abhorrent practice of Nikah Halala is not sanctioned in the Quran

I wonder if the men who are prostituting themselves this way are even aware of the words of the holy book.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Independence Day, Patriotism, Islam, Muslims

What we can learn from Amir Khusrau's patriotism and his idea of India

Patriotism test for madrasas in Uttar Pradesh on Independence Day shows the rotten condition of our independent nation.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  3-minute read
Democracy, Muslims, BJP, Vice-President

Why can't we listen to Hamid Ansari as vice-president, and not as a Muslim?

The BJP, driven as it is by its anti-Muslim paranoia, could only read his comments as coming from a Muslim.