Issues

  • A wild-goose chase in Kashmir

    By Sameer Arshad Reports about the Centre’s attempts to fuel sectarianism in Jammu & Kashmir have revived the debate about its dangers while drawing parallels with a similar disastrous strategy involving Sikh fundamentalist Jarnai...

  • Discovery of God through the footprint of ‘God particle’?

    By K.S. Faiyaz Pasha Scientists are claiming now that they have discovered the footprint of ‘God particle’ known as ‘Higgs Boson’ after having ‘read the mind of God’ who is beyond the reach of human perce...

  • Swamy on Chidambaram’s role in Hashimpura & Maliana

    Subramanian Swamy, President of Janata Party, is a well-known Muslim baiter. He dutifully follows extremist Hindutva organisation RSS's agenda; at times exceeding RSS zeal and doggedness in pursuing Anti-Muslim projects. His latest case inv...

  • Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb’s Reign

    + Pic By Habib Siddiqui It is difficult to untangle this historical mess without scrutinizing the accusations against Aurangzeb rationally. Fortunately, in recent years quite a few Hindu historians have come out in the open disputin...

  • How long will it take to establish Hindu Rashtra, Mr. Chidambaram?

    By Mushtaque Madni If dreams have an old habit of dying unceremoniously, cherished dreams have a worse habit: killing others mercilessly. If India’s forefathers and freedom fighters were ready to lay their lives for a secular Independ...

  • Why Only Article 370?

    By Mansoor Ahmad Ajazi Some narrow-minded people not only question the necessity of article 370 in the Constitution of India, but they demand its removal. Antagonists of article 370 should know that there is also an article 371 in the Const...

  • Human life remains as cheap as a bullet

    By Suhas chakma Each year law enforcement personnel violate the right to life of many citizens of India. The killing of Altaf Ahmad Sood, a class 12 student on 2 January 2012 at the NHPC premises in Baramulla district of Jammu & Kashmir...

  • Muslim votebank: myth or reality?

    By M. Ameen Shahid Siddiqui (“The Myth of Muslim votebank”, The Milli Gazette, 16-29 February 2012) forcefully asserts that Muslim votebank (MVB) is a myth. Quite true. May be for 65 years after independence Muslim disunity has ...

  • Why the West craves materialism & why the East sticks to religion

    By Imran Khan My generation grew up at a time when colonial hang up was at its peak. Our older generation had been slaves and had a huge inferiority complex of the British. The school I went to was similar to all elite schools in Pakistan. ...

  • Need for radical electoral reforms

    The concern over reducing Muslim representation in our parliament and assemblies is not without any reasons for they do not even have reserved constituencies though the Dalits and Aadivasis in particular feel that reserved constituencies have not ...

  • Muslim leaders should learn from Sikh leaders

    By Kaleem Kawaja Rajoana is a Sikh terrorist in Punjab who has been convicted by several high courts and Supreme Court for assassinating Beant Singh, the then chief minister of Punjab in 1995. After his mercy petition was rejected by the Pr...

  • Is Indian Judiciary above reproach?

    Is Indian judiciary above reproach? Narendra Modi getting clean chit in Gulbarg Society massacre, that witnessed 63 Muslims getting burnt and butchered, is a clear indication that the entire government machinery is anti-Muslim. Though it’...

  • Indian society at crossroads

    Only 3% of India's 1 billion population, India's Brahmin, who claim Aryan descent, have switched from their Vedic culture to not only ban consumption of Beef for their community, but through socio-religious propaganda has forced all oth...

  • Rushdie Affairs and the Demonization of Islam

    By P.A.Mohamed Ameen There is a long history of messiahs like Rushdie who preach gospels of free speech and utopian harmony but who succeed in producing disharmony in search of material greed, name and fame. Rushdie, the champion of free sp...

  • Secularism in India is an illusion

    + Pic By Mukul Sinha This is an edited text of the First Shahid Azmi Memorial Lecture, held on 11 February 2012 at Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh, Mumbai, organized by Friends, Comrades and Students of Advocate Shahid Azmi, the 32-y...

  • Chargesheet filed by CBI in Gopalgarh firing case

    CBI has filed chargesheets against 15 people from the Meo Muslim and Gujjar communities for violence that killed 10 people in Gopalgarh on 14 September last year. Ten persons belonging to the Meo Muslim community were killed in clashes and poli...

  • Homosexuality not alien to Hindu ethos

    By Dr Sumit S Paul In the wake of government legalising homosexuality and lesbianism, it must be noted that prior to 1860, when the Indian Penal Code was imposed by the British, the Hindu India was very ‘liberal’ towards homosex...

  • Why the custom of dowry is increasing in our society?

    By Arif Aziz The world has stepped today into the twenty-first century and people are living in the electronic and computer age. Man has made extraordinary progress because of his vast knowledge but our Indian society remains a victim of ma...

  • Until Muslims forgive him, Modi has no hope outside Gujarat

    + Pic By Kaleem Kawaja kaleemkawaja@gmail.com In the ten long and miserable years since the horrible 2002 genocide of Muslims in Gujarat, Modi’s vast machinery, the vast wealth and cunning of BJP and Modi’s Gujarati ...

  • Bengal inching towards social, political & financial bankruptcy

    By Aziz A. Mubaraki The West Bengal government has a lot to answer for in the Park Street rape case which was earlier ridiculed by it, but the CCTV footage from the hotel provided vital clues about the attack and showed the victim was indee...