Analysis

  • A judicial murder and desperate politicians

    This opportunistic killing by a vengeful State presided over by a calculating party, shrugging off all Gandhian pretences of non-violence and secularism. If the Congress thinks the Muslims would forgive and forget come 2014, it had better think a...

  • Works waiting for K. Rahman Khan - iii

    By Syed Zafar Mahmood In order to ameliorate the long-drawn severe Muslim under-representation in India’s governance (less than one-fourth of the Muslim share in population), the Sachar Committee made a highly reasonable recommendati...

  • BJP vs Shinde & their Secular Credentials

    It is indeed an irony that BJP leaders are fairly agitated over the silence of some Congress leaders and remarks of others. Addressing his first news conference after being selected as BJP president, Rajnath Singh expressed astonishment over Pr...

  • Manmohan Singh - conspiracy theorist?

    By Feroze Mithiborwala & Kishore Jagtap The lies and misinformation campaign continues unchallenged.. But the issues raised by the PM are of immense significance to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and for those of us who have been ch...

  • Jaswant Singh: BJP’s Political “Pawn”?

    Notwithstanding all the hype raised about Jaswant Singh’s expulsion from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), one is compelled to deliberate on what could be the party’s actual political strategy behind the entire drama. His expulsion has ...

  • Demand for expulsion of Shahnawaz and Naqvi to purify BJP

    New Delhi: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Shahnawaz Hussain, Muslim members of BJP, appear to have become eye-sores to VHP's senior leader and former MP, Ram Vilas Vedanti because, according to him, BJP cannot win the hearts of Hindus unless the M...

  • RSS: BJP- Father, Son and Unholy Mission

    Mr. Advani has been calling Manmohan Singh as the weakest Prime Minister for quite some time. Recently Manmohan Singh decided to hit back and he reminded the nation about the role of Advani in Kandhar episode, Babri demolition and Gujarat viole...

  • High Court accepts CBI’s report in l'affaire Irshad and Qamar

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court has overruled lower court's verdict in which, while describing CBI's report as incomplete it had refused bail to alleged terrorists Irshad Ali and Moarif Qamar who were given clean chit by CBI. The High Court...

  • NHRC Batla House Report: an analysis

    By Salman Sultan NHRC in its report on seemingly fake Batla House encounter has stated that "The scope of enquiry before the Commission is very limited.  The only question which we propose to consider is whether the police had op...

  • Political Drama: BJP Against Jaswant Singh

    Despite all the hype raised about Jaswant Singh’s expulsion from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over his book “Jinnah: India,Partition, Independence, ” the fact remains that little attention has been paid to his remaining listed...

  • Maharashtra appeals against MCOCA repeal and says that MP Govt helping Hindutva terrorists

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government on 24 August filed an appeal in the Bombay High Court challenging the revocation of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) provisions in the September 2008 Malegaon blasts case. On 31 July,...

  • Dilemmas of Defeat: Whither BJP?

    The humiliating electoral defeat continues to dodge the BJP. In quick succession lot of things are happening, old pillars are crumbling, earlier cracks are on display with bigger clarity and those who joined the party in the hope of basking in ...

  • Draconian IT Act in need of amendment

    By Aaliya Khan “With all respect, every day, thousands of people die, but the world moves on. Just due to one politician dying a natural death, everyone just gone bonkers. They should know, we are resilient by force, not by choice. W...

  • RSS Mission 2014

    By AG Khan Indore / Ujjain: With three mega events organised in quick succession within three months, there should be no doubt that RSS is preparing the ground for 2014 - one year in advance. Needless to say that it is fully confident of B...

  • Rahul’s Political Future: A Challenge For Sonia?

    Notwithstanding noise made about the secular agenda of the Congress party and the hype raised about some of its leaders blaming saffron brigade for several terrorist incidents, let us accept it, these are empty rhetoric. They have been probably...

  • Akbaruddin’s hate-speech

    Don’t we universally and unanimously believe in the most fundamental rule of nature that every action has an equal, at times even greater, reaction? If there’re Togadias in the majority, why can’t a counter-Togadiya in the for...

  • Mera Bharat mahan!

    I thought that I won’t write anything even remotely related to rape as it’s become nauseating because of constant regurgitations, but RSS chief’s stupid statement has made me express my views on this much-laundered issue. The ...

  • Works waiting for K. Rahman Khan - ii

    By Syed Zafar Mahmood The Sachar Committee has painfully reported that the parliament and assembly constituencies where Muslims have substantial presence and where the number of Scheduled Castes (SCs) is insignificant have been reserved fo...

  • Capital Punishment & Certain Social Crimes!

    With legal proceedings having begun regarding the trauma that the 23-year old woman was subjected to, it is hoped that adequate attention is paid to the criminals having been then in a drunken state. Clearly, execution of gang-rapists can elimi...

  • Political Iftars: just a farce?

    How critical should one be of Iftar parties hosted particularly by Indian politicians to apparently attract Muslims to their respective political parties? Undeniably, each individual- whether politically associated with any group or not- has th...