Books

  • The Rejecters of Hadith

    Book: Questioning the Authority of the Past - The Ahl al-Qur’an Movements in the Punjab Author: Ali Usman Qasmi Place: Karachi, Pakistan Publisher: Oxford University Press Year of Publication: 2011 Pages: 348 Muhammad Ali...

  • Taking the veil off the valley

    Book: Secrets of the Kashmir Valley: My journey through the conflict between India and Pakistan Author: Farhana Qazi Publisher: Pharos Media & Publishing Pvt Ltd. New Delhi Year of Publication: 2016 Pages: 308 Price: Rs ...

  • The great Derangement: Climate change and unthinkable

    Md. Imteyaz Alam The great Derangement: Climate change and unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh (University of Chicago Press, 2016, 176 pp, Rs. 399) tells stories, history and politics of climate change in a single book. The deftness of storytellin...

  • Palestinian reality through a darkly glass

    Book: I Remember My Name (Poetry) Authors: Samah Sabawi, Ramzy Baroud and Jehan Bseiso. Vacy Vlazna Year: 2016. Publisher: Novum Publishing Hatim Kanaaneh In penning this review, the primacy of Israel in North America&rsquo...

  • Recent books on Indian Muslims

    Nida Kirmani Muslims in India form the largest religious minority in the country. According to the 2011 Census, they comprise 14.4 per cent of India’s total population - roughly 174 million people. To use the word ‘minority&rsq...

  • Saeed Naqvi’s narrative: trapped in a sectarian perspective

    Book: Being The Other Author: Saeed Naqvi Publisher: Aleph Book Company, New Delhi Pages: 239 h/b Price: 599 ISBN: 978-93-84067-22-9   Imteyaz Alam mimteyaz@gmail.com   Saeed Naqvi’s Bein...

  • History and Nation-Making

    Book: Indian Nationalism versus Hindu Nationalism: Politics of the RSS Combine Author: Ram Puniyani Publisher: Pharos Media, New Delhi (info@pharosmedia.com) Year: 2016 Pages: 235 Price: Rs. 250 ISBN: 978-81-7221-077-9 ...

  • Al-Qaradawi’s tome on Jihad - 2

      Book: Fiqh Al-Jihad Author: Dr. Yusuf Al-Qaradawi Publisher: Wahba Bookshop, Cairo Year: 2009. Pages: 1439   Dr. Rajab Abu Maleeh Islamonline.net   After the introduction and preliminary def...

  • Failing to Protect

    Book: The UN and the Politicisation of Human Rights Auhor:Rosa Freedman Publishers: Hurst & Co. Publishers Paperback / 240pp / RRP £16.99 Every year tens of millions of individuals suffer grave abuses of their human right...

  • Al-Qaradawi’s tome on Jihad - 1

    Book: Fiqh Al-Jihad Author: Dr. Yusuf Al-Qaradawi Publisher: Wahba Bookshop, Cairo Year: 2009 Pages: 1439   Dr. Rajab Abu Maleeh Islamonline.net   Why Al-Qaradawi? And Why Jihad? In recent time...

  • Glory and downfall of Insan School

    Book: A False Alarm: The Rise and Fall of INSAN Mission Author: Dr. Equbal Wajid Publishers: Arshia Publications, Delhi - 110095 Year: 2015 Pages: 183 h/c Price: Rs. 300 Asif Anwar Alig    Educational insti...

  • Pakistan between Mullas and Generals

    Book: Pakistan: between mosque and military    Author:  Hussian Haqqani Publisher: Penguin-Viking Books Publication year: 2016 Pages:  464 Price: Rs 559 p/b Zaboor Ahmad Hussian Haqqani’s book ...

  • From the Aizawl bombing to the Mizo Accord

    Anand Ranganathan   Wars don’t end that easily, and peace doesn’t last that long. Mizoram is an exception. It deserves our attention, and so does its history. Tucked away in a corner, ignored by the madding crowd that i...

  • BOOKS FLOW....

    Several new books have been launched in the last few days. . The Kiss of Life by Emraaan Hashmi with Bilal Siddiqui (Penguin - Ramdom House). It focusses on this actor’s young son’s battle with cancer and, of course, his survival....

  • India through the eyes of Amartya Sen

    Book: The Country of first boys Author: Amartya Sen Publisher: Oxford University Press Year: 2015 Pages:  273 Price: Rs 413 (h/b).   Zaboor Ahmad ahmadzaboor@gmail.com   Amarty Sen has alw...

  • Book on ISIS/Daesh

    The Arab Spring marked a change for the Middle East and North Africa and the many ethnicities found within the region. What started off in hope, led to a spread of ethno-centric conflicts, leaders seeking revenge and rise of extremism. In 2011,...

  • A Muslim Vision of Secular India

    Book: Muslim Vision of Secular India: Destination & Roadmap Author: Dr. Javed Jamil Pages: 352 Price: Rs 540 Year: 2016 Publisher: Misson Publications, New Delhi Available from The Milli Gazette / Pharos Media ISBN 81-88268-13...

  • The Story of My Captivity

     Hafeez Naumani   Below are some translated excerpts from veteran Urdu journalist Hafeez Naumani’s book Roodad-e-Qafas (Story of Captivity).  As is obvious from his autobiographical account the policy of harassment, int...

  • Secrets of Kashmir Valley

    New Delhi: Set in the Kashmir Valley, an American award-winning writer and speaker takes a transformational journey through one of the world’s oldest conflicts. This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir finds compassion, courage, warmth,...

  • Engaging with Communalism

    Book: India Since 2002 Author: Mukul Dube Publisher: AlterNotes Press, New Delhi Year: 2015 Pages: 198 Price: Rs 380 Ram Puniyani Many progressive writers have taken up issues related to sectarian politics and violenc...