Moin Qazi
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The writer is a researcher and development professional who has spent four decades in the development sector. He holds doctorates in economics and english, and has authored books on religion, rural finance, culture and handicrafts.

VARIETY

 |   9-minute read

Why I am a better person after every Ramadan

For the first time, I was doing something that wasn't primarily for myself, or for my parents.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Farmers in crisis: Why loan waiver is both bad politics and bad economics

India’s farm distress needs structural solutions, quick fixes won’t do.

VOICES

 |   13-minute read

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.

POLITICS

 |   11-minute read

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

Heat wave is snatching the juicy and famous Nagpur orange from us

Unusual heat this summer has resulted in higher fruit-dropping.

VOICES

 |   8-minute read

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

 |   6-minute read

What Yogi Adityanath can do for madrasas

The very first revelation to the Prophet - “Read, in the name of your Lord” - and numerous Hadiths stress the superiority of the scholar over the worshipper and the martyr.

POLITICS

 |   11-minute read

Why Modi's 'housing for all' may turn out to be a game-changer

While we have been able to fight poverty and continue to record improvement, homelessness remains a big challenge.

VARIETY

 |   10-minute read

A look at 150 years of India’s Deoband seminary, Darul Uloom

We should strive to make new madrasas religious seminaries as well as universities, like Cairo's al-Azhar.

POLITICS

 |   13-minute read

BJP affidavit on triple talaq is part of saffron agenda - even Muslim women are jittery

It is using the issue and the BMMA campaign as a tool for wholesale changes in Islamic rules.