M Reyaz

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a journalist who also shares his knowledge with young minds as an assistant professor of media communication at Aliah University, Kolkata.

POLITICS

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Who is this Kolkata Imam who offered money to blacken PM Modi's face?

Maulana Nurur Rahman Barkati is Mamata Banerjee's 'rakhi-brother', but if he continues like this, he may soon lose favour with the West Bengal CM.

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POLITICS

 |   12-minute read

What actually happened during the Dhulagarh riots?

Walking through the BJP stronghold of Dewan Ghat, it was clear that the communal polarisation had done irreparable damage.

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POLITICS

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Why truth is a casualty in Syrian War

Some call it liberation of Aleppo while others see it as recapture of rebel-held Aleppo.

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POLITICS

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How does government plan to implement triple talaq ban?

It should refrain from talking about Uniform Civil Code in the same vein as protecting Muslim women, without taking the community on board.

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POLITICS

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Heart of Asia: Ashraf Ghani echoed Afghanistan's anger at Pakistan, not Modi’s

Afghan president and PM have brought back the bonhomie that Hamid Karzai and Manmohan Singh shared.

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POLITICS

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Heena Sidhu is right; Muslim nations can't have double standards

Iran must not force visiting tourists or athletes to put on headscarves.

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POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Zulfiqar: Yet another stereotype of the Muslim ‘other’ in Kolkata

Narrative of the upcoming Bengali film is a reflection of innate prejudices among the city’s bhadralok.

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POLITICS

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Dangers of misreporting Dhaka's 'river of blood'

Brandishing a community as backward people who must reform will only make them more aggressive.

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POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

France's burkini ban is Taliban-style moral policing, with a twist

While the country is disrobing women in the name of liberation, its 'Asian counterpart' forced them to cover up.

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POLITICS

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Assam’s political rhetoric over illegals is sending Indians to detention camps

Many poor ethnic Bengalis live with everyday apprehensions of being turned a ‘D-voter’, or ‘doubtful citizens’ in their own country.

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