Books

  • Anthologizing Islam in South Asia

    Book: Islam in South Asia, vol. VI: Soundings on Partition and its Aftermath Editor: Mushirul Hasan Publisher: Manohar, Delhi Year: 2010, Pages: 369 h/b ISBN 978-81-7304-827-2 Price Rs. 950   (Available from Pharos Media)&...

  • Dossiers of a “Very” Special Cell

    Book: Framed, Damned, Acquitted: Dossiers of a ‘Very’ Special Cell Publisher: Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association (JTSA) 1st Edition, September 2012 Pages: 200 (also available in Hindi) (Available from Pharos Media ...

  • A Book with Insight into Kashmiri problems

    Hashim is progressive in his views and wishes his people to benefit from modernity, education and technological progress but is disheartened to find hypocrisy among people, apathy of the administration plus exploitation by leaders of every shade o...

  • Tasmia Library houses rare Qur’an manuscripts

    Dehradun has the honour of being the centre of a large rare collection where different manuscripts, calligraphic and artistic samples of the Qur’an and other related things and memorials are preserved in Tasmia Holy Qur’an Library.

  • The way it “spozed to be” - a sanitized version of U.S history

    Book: Democratization in the Arab World - Prospects and Lessons from Around the Globe. Authors: Laurel E. Miller, Jeffrey Martini, F. Stephen Larrabee, Angel Rabasa, Stephanie Pezard, Julie E. Taylor, Tewodaj Mengistu. Publisher: RAND Natio...

  • Colour revolution – an American analysis

    Book: The Color Revolutions Author:  Lincoln A. Mitchell Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia Year: 2012. This proved an interesting book to review for two main reasons. First it discusses a region that I do ...

  • Pathways to Justice and Peace

    Book: Education for Peace: Guideline for Frontline workers Authors: Ranu Jain and Taha Abdul Rauf Publisher: Institute for Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Mumbai (ipscri1@gmail.com) Year: 2012 Pages: 133 Price: Rs 150 The n...

  • Freedom Movement and Indian Muslims

    Book: Freedom Movement and Indian Muslims Author: Santimoy Ray Publisher: National Book Trust, Delhi Year: 2011 (reprint of PublisherPeople’s Publishing House, 1983 Pages: xvi+159. Price: Rs 60   How many people ...

  • Sectarianism, Politics and Development

    This volume is a compilation of 11 essays by academics, social Workers and human rights activists. It examines the impact of sectarianism; politics in the name of religion on politics and development with a focus on Gujarat. The politics in the...

  • Meadows of 1995 - where the terror began

    By Prof. Ali Sukhanver    The Meadow: Kashmir 1995 - Where the terror began is a book recently released. Adrian Levy & Catherine Scott-Clark are the authors of this book. The authors say they spent a long time on doing researc...

  • An insight into the malaise prevalent in Church system

    + Pic Church leaders are always cautious to allegations of conversion, especially when it involves fraud, deceit and greed. They outrightly reject such allegations. People who make such allegations are told to present proof. Budhiya...

  • Justification of Partition in Books & Educational Syllabi Breeds Hatred and Terrorism

    + Pic By Nasim Yousaf “The last remedy under the present circumstances is that one and all rise against this conspiracy [partition of India] as one man. Let there be a common Hindu-Muslim Revolution…it is time that we ...

  • Marginalisation of Indian Muslims

    Book: Muslims in Indian Cities: Trajectories of Marginalisation Editors: Laurent Gayer and Christophe Jaffrelot Year: 2012 Publishers: C. Hurst & Co. Pages: 320 ISBN: 978-0-231-70308-6 Price: $40.00 Numbering more than 180 m...

  • Book, film start debate in Bengladesh

    A new book and film recently released downplaying Pakistani atrocities in Bangladesh have caused outrage among Bengalis.   Subir Bhaumik Two Bengali women - one from India, the other from Bangladesh - are now embroiled in...

  • Autobiography of a restless soul

    Book: Then We Were One, Fragments of Two Lives Author: Fred A. Reed Publisher: Talon Books Pages: 294 Price:  $19.55.   M. Azhar Ali Khan This book is both enchanting and disturbing. It’s written in a beau...

  • Shari’ah in the Service of Monogamy

    Book:    The Arab Spring Author:    Ishtiyaque Danish Publisher:    Pigeon Books, New Delhi Pages:     199 Price:     160   Mohammad Zeyaul Haque ...

  • 9-11 and other challenges: a call for introspection

    Book: Dawat-e Fikr-o Amal (Urdu) Author: Waris Mazhari Publisher: Foundation for Islamic Studies, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi Year of Publication: 2009 Price:  Not Mentioned Pages: 176   Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander ...

  • Protecting Plurality

    Book: Teen Sau Ramayan (Hindi) Author: A.K.Ramanujan Translation by Dhaval Jaiswal Publishers: Vani Prakahan, Delhi Year: 2012. Pages 80. Price: Rs 125   How does one react to the omission of a learned essay from the curricul...

  • Aggressor and victim’s versions of Palestine

    Book: Side by Side - Parallel Histories of Israel-Palestine. Editors: Sami Adwan, Dan Bar-On, Eyal Naveh Publishers: New Press, New York Year: 2012   Jim Miles This is an intriguing work of historical writing. For t...

  • Asghar Ali Engineer’s life and work

    Book: A Living Faith, My Quest for Peace, Harmony and Social Change, An Autobiography Author: Asghar Ali Engineer Publisher: Orient Blackswan, New Delhi Year of Publication: 2011 Pages: 345 Price: Not Mentioned ISBN: 978 81 250 4197...