Books

  • Un-equal security: minorities in India’s security sector

    Book: Khaki and Ethnic Violence in India - Armed Forces, Police and Paramilitary During Communal Riots (2nd ed) Author: Omar Khalidi Price: Rs 300/US$12 Publisher: Three Essays Collective, Gurgaon - info@threeessays.com Trilok Si...

  • The lost art of reading

    Why would a life-time lover of books suddenly discover that he’s having trouble sitting down to read? “It isn’t a failure of desire so much as one of will,” writes David Ulin, book editor of the Los Angeles Times. &ldquo...

  • The Ordeal of a Kashmiri journalist

    Book: Shabistaan-e  Wajood Author: Maqbool Sahil Publisher: Meezan Publishers, Srinagar J&K Year: 2009 Price: Rs 350 Pages: 355   Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander Jail is altogether a different world w...

  • How Babri was occupied in 1949

    Book: Ayodhya: The Dark Night (The Secret History of Rama’s Appearance in Babri Masjid) Publisher: HarperCollins (2012) Author: Krishna Jha, Dhirendra K. Jha Pages: 192. Price: Rs 499 Dr Aga Syed Sameer This is one of ...

  • Manufacturing “Terrorists”: (T)errors of “War on Terror”

    By Mahtab Alam In 1958, while passing a judgment in the case of Sherman v. United States, the US Supreme Court famously said, “the function of law enforcement is the prevention of crime and the apprehension of criminals. Manifestly, ...

  • Books: Outstanding Voice of Muslim India; Muslims Most Civilised; Nuclear India...

    Compilation of articles by eminent personalities on Syed Shahabuddin; Dr Jamil’s work is a wonderful study that will puncture the Western claims of civilization; Nuclear India—Illusion and Reality; My Reflections [Poetry in Urdu along with English...

  • Ilaiah’s Tilak is communal to the core

    Book: Untouchable God Author: Kancha Ilaiah Publishers: Samya Pages: 248 Price: Rs 350   Kancha Ilaiah is not an easy scholar to digest, with his brutal polemic against the Brahminical dominance of the Indian caste order. His...

  • The Truth of Communal Violence

    Book Reviewed: Sampradayik Dangon ka Sach Written and Compiled by L.S. Hardenia Publisher: Bhartiya Gyan Vigyan Samiti, Delhi, bgvsdelhi@gmail.com Year: 2012 Pages: 200 Price: Rs 200 Ram Puniyani Communal violence has...

  • Islami Ulum ka irtiqa ‘Ahd-i Sultanate ke Hindustan mein

    Aligarh: A new Urdu book by Prof. Zafarul Islam Islahi, “Islami Ulum ka Irtiqa-Ahd-i- Sultanate  ke Hindustan mein,” was released by Prof. Akhtarul Wasey, Director of Jamia Millia Islamia’s Institute of Islamic Studies in...

  • Islamic Jurisprudence made easy

    Book: Usul al Fiqh: Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence Author: Syed Iqbal Zaheer Publisher: East West Education Tools, Bangalore Year: 2012 Pages: 109 Price: Not mentioned ISBN: 978-81-9153-0-4     ...

  • Muslims most civilised but...

    Book: Muslims Most Civilised, Yet Not Enough Author: Dr Javed Jamil Year: 2013 Pages 364 Mission Publications Price: Rs 800 ISBN: 81-88268-09-7   Syed Adil This is now increasingly clear that the so-cal...

  • Eighteen fifty-seven

    Book: Eighteen fifty-seven [English] Author: Surendra Nath Sen Publisher: Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India Year: 1957 Reprited: 1995 Pages: 470 Price: Rs 200   ...

  • Muslim voices against terrorism

    Book: Voices Against Terror: Indian Ulema on Islam, Jihad and Communal Harmony Edited and Translated by Yoginder Sikand Publisher: Vikas Adhyayan Kendra, Mumbai (vak@bom3.vsnl.net.in) Pages: 207; Year: 2010 Price: Rs. 100 Islam, li...

  • A laudable addition to Rumiana

    Book: Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi Author: B. Sheik Ali Publisher: Knowledge Society Publications, Mysore, India Year of Publication: 2009 Price: Rs 200 Pages: 158 Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikander Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi is a...

  • Democracy and violence in India

    Book: The Clash Within; Democracy, Religious Violence and India's Future Author: Martha C Nussbaum Publisher: Permanent Black, India Price: Rs 595 Pages: 403 Mushtaq ul Haq Ahmad Sikander The word "clash&quo...

  • "Sachar Ki Sifarishein"

    This is a book written in simple Hindi is riveting account of the present socio-economic and education condition of Indian Muslims. Civil engineer from IIT-Kanpur and a 1997-batch IPS officer of Maharashtra cadre, currently serving in Pune Abdu...

  • New books

    Book: Kitabiyaat-e Shibli Compiler: Muhammad Ilyas Azmi Publisher: Darul Musannifin, Shibli Academy, Azamgarh 27600 (U.P.) Year: 2011  Pages h/b: 271 Price: Rs. 250 ISBN: 978-93-80104-89-8 This is a bibliography of works on and...

  • An eye-opener on the state of Indian security

    Book: India’s Internal Security: The Actual Concerns Author: Dr. N.C. Asthana (I.P.S.) & Dr. Anjali Nirmal Publisher: Pointer Publishers, Jaipur Year: 2012 Price: Rs. 1200 Pages: 326+xvii ISBN: 978-81-7132-28-7 Dr A...

  • Dilemma of living in an alien culture

    Book: Daughters Of Shame Author: Jasvinder Sanghera Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London Year: 2009 Price: Rs 295 Pages: 304   What makes people distinct as well as distinguishable? Race? Country? Ethnicity? Reli...

  • The Last Lecture

    Name of the Book: The Last Lecture Author: Prof. Randy Pausch Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, UK Year: 2008 Pages: 216 ISBN : 978 0 340 977736 Khwaja Shahid khwajashahid@hotmail.com It is an interesting practice...