Islam

OPEN TO OPINION

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Islam, Manto, Minorities, Quran

No, hypocrisy is not a Muslim problem

To say Muslims are responsible for their backwardness is the worst form of victim blaming.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
History, Hinduism, Islam, Mughals

Truth about whether Hindus were forced to convert to Islam during Mughal rule

[Book extract] Political relations should be examined in terms of the politics of the time.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Religion, Islam, Manto, Gustakh Manto

Aaj ka muslaman hypocrisy ki ek aala misaal hai: Muslims must stop being hypocrites

Matters concerning education and employment find no place in the community’s scheme of things.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read

VOICES

 |  Tarar Square  |   Long-form
Islam, Islambad High Court, Ahmadi Muslim, Pakistan

Why Ahmadi Muslims are doomed in Pakistan

There are no sounds of a Sunday mass, bells of a temple, chants of Gurbani, or recitation of the Quran from an Ahmadi mosque in the country.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Women, Fatwa, Bangladesh, Islam

How maulanas in Bangladesh use fatwas to oppress women

[Book extract] Though passing a fatwa was illegal as per the laws of the country, it was allowed within the tenets of Islam.

ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  Breaking views  |   Long-form
South Asia, Gulf, Mughal Empire, Islam

Who are the Indian Muslims (and what is their 'brand' of Islam)?

[Book extract] The Islamic Connection, edited by Christophe Jaffrrelot and Laurence Louer, explores the eclectic Indo-Persianate world.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Christianity, Islam, Caste system, Lok Sabha polls 2019

Hinduism today is in need of reform

Caste looms large as one of its biggest dangers.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Constitution, Islam, Supreme Court, Triple Talaq

Why the BJP's triple talaq bill is flawed

It is a product of the party's majoritarianism.