Muslims

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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.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Minorities, Reservation, Muslims, HRD

Jamia Millia Islamia: Do minority students not deserve higher education?

The HRD ministry has decided to withdraw its earlier support for the central university's minority status.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Muslims, Fundamentalism, Ajanta-Ellora, Taslima Nasreen

Taslima Nasreen: What my Ajanta-Ellora experience taught me

Faced with restrictions and living in exile, acclaimed author of Lajja asks if she has no country, no land to call her own.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Hindutva, Muslims, Hindu right, BJP-RSS

Why Kalam - despite being a Muslim - is a favourite of Hindu Right

The BJP won't let the former president of India rest in peace.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  6-minute read

VOICES

 |  5-minute read

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Communal Violence, Muslims, RSS, Hindutva

Mob violence in Bengal over FB post can’t be equated with organised riots by RSS-Hindutva

Sadly, the liberal classes are behaving weakly in succumbing to a false binary pushed down their throats by the Hindutva bigots.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Muslims, Tenants, Home, Delhi

Experiences of a Muslim on finding a home in Delhi

The word 'Mohammadan' is anglicised, tailored, or I dare say, circumcised to meet the urban youth's shallow needs.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Modi, Hindutva, Muslims, Gau Rakshaks

Why cow politics is rearing its ugly horns in Modi's India

A secular party flirting with communalism can never defeat an organised communal campaign by a communal party.