Analysis

  • India will be a Hindu state in 30 years

    New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat said at a press conference in Delhi on 28 August that in the next 25/30 years Sangh will achieve its target i e India will become a Hindu Rashtra. In reply to questions about the on-going crisis and confus...

  • Ishrat Jahan: Murder in Cold Blood

    In the aftermath of Gujarat carnage the then Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee subtly reprimanded Modi Government that Raj Dharma should have been followed. The implication was that state should have actively intervened to protect the innoce...

  • Ishrat Jahan and Indian State

    + Pic A catalepsy (a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli) is the defining feature of our time. It is not just because the discovery of truth is painful, but the need of truth and the discov...

  • Ishrat Jahan and Indian State

    A catalepsy (a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli) is the defining feature of our time. It is not just because the discovery of truth is painful, but the need of truth and the discovery itself hav...

  • Communication Gap: Rahul Gandhi & Muslims

    It is indeed amazing that new generation of Indian politicians has suddenly woken up to political significance of reaching out to people at grassroots. This is marked by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi taking out time for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh. ...

  • With eggs on it face, India defends caste system

    Indian government defending the caste system at the UN has shamed the whole country. Despite the casteism eloquence of the Indian high caste representatives, the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva has clearly and unequivocally recognized caste-b...

  • Communalizing History: Shivaji & Afzal Khan

    The assembly elections have been declared in Maharashtra, and with this the atmosphere is heating up politically. In this state there have been substantial number of farmer’s suicides, all over there are serious issues related to rising p...

  • Milli Council’s memo on Karnataka situation

    The grave concern expressed by our Hon. Prime Minister over the law and order situation in Karnataka during the recently held Chief Minister's meet, is of course based on facts. The law and order situation in Karnataka has been deterioratin...

  • Maharashtra Elections: A Strong, Secular Message

    How should one view the victory of Congress in recent assembly polls, particularly that in Maharashtra? Muslims and all non-Marathi voters in Maharashtra should welcome the electoral verdict as it is indeed a blow against the attempt made by sa...

  • Government to recruit Muslims in security forces and secret agencies

    New Delhi: The central government, in order to stop large-scale infiltration from the neighbouring countries, has now decided to recruit Muslims in security forces, it is reliably learnt. Under this decision, Muslims will be recruited in large ...

  • Is it a crime to be born a Muslim in India?

    The rising tide of communal violence since 1980s has consolidated the communal politics in India. The party riding on the chariot of religious nationalism became the second largest party and tasted power at the center for six long years. Entren...

  • Dr Syed Abdul Mannan

    By Mohammad Himayatul Muqeet Siddiqi A well-known physician and a sincere humanitarian, Dr Syed Abdul Mannan, a true representative of Hyderabadi culture and traditions, passed away on July 17, 2009, at the ripe age of 94. Born in Hyde...

  • Masterminds of bomb blasts in the eyes of Police

    All Muslims of India are not terrorists but all terrorists caught are Muslims. After learning this lesson from CIA and Mossad, Indian police have found out a way of always harassing and humiliating Muslims. Now whenever a bomb blast takes place...

  • JUH-Fatwa: Needless Stir

    Ironically, political stir raised over fatwa issued by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) on Vande Mataram earlier this month at its 30th general session held in Deoband bears all possible symbols of being deliberately indulged in to gain some media cov...

  • Unholy Alliance using “Love Jihad” fiction

    At a point of time there was a slogan by RSS combine, "Pehle Kasai Phir Isai" (First the Muslims then the Christians). That was the pattern of communal violence. First it began against Muslims and in the decade of 1990s Christians wer...

  • 'Jeewan Citizens Service Centre' in Jama Masjid area

    New Delhi: A 'Jeewan Citizens Service Centre' was inaugurated in Jama Masjid area by Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit under Bhagidari plan. The Centre will be run and managed by Shahjahanabad Welfare Society. This Centre will be help...

  • Babri: the guilty 68

    The Liberhan Commission of Inquiry that probed the Babri mosque demolition on Dec 6, 1992 has found 68 people, including former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, culpable.  The commission’s report was tabled in Parliament on 24 No...

  • Babri Masjid Demolition And Liberhan Report

    Justice Liberhan Commission was set up 10 days after the demolition of Babri Masjid and it took 17 long years and 48 extensions before it submitted the report on 30 June 2009. It was tabled in Parliament on 24 November two days after the Indian...

  • Media & Terrorism

    There is little doubt that media can play a crucial role in influencing opinion of people regarding sensitive issues, including terrorism. At the international conference of jurists on terrorism in Delhi (Nov. 21-22), Chief Justice of India K.G...

  • Will Mulayam's return to Muslims make difference?

    Both Mulayam Singh and Kalyan Singh could not help each other and therefore they are back to their past folds. But given the political equation, things do not seem to be that easy for both of them. Mulayam is trying to woo Muslims back whereas ...