Firoz Bakht Ahmed

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer, grandnephew of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, is a social commentator.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Sanjay Leela Bhansali is equally to blame for Padmavati controversy

The principle of freedom has to be practised within some rationale.

VOICES

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I'm an Indian Muslim and I'm proud to sing Vande Mataram

The national song is one that has a universal appeal for all Indians irrespective of caste, creed and faith.

VOICES

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Kashmir needs to once again be the seat of Sufism

What is most heart-rending is that for the last three decades, the Valley has turned into hell.

VOICES

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Indian Muslims are unnecessarily feeling marginalised

It's time to shun godmen, superstition and, of course, communal frenzy.

POLITICS

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I have worked with Arvind Kejriwal. This is how AAP has failed aam aadmi

The so-called people’s movement against corruption has been exposed, ironically, within two years in power.

POLITICS

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Triple talaq issue shows Indian Muslims don't need bodies like AIMPLB

AIMPLB feels it is its right to dictate terms on issues that extend from the public domain of Muslims to the privacy of their bedroom.

POLITICS

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