Opinions

  • Kill merchants of Sex before killing the rapists

    By Javed Jamil   In the wake of the Delhi gang rape case, I had written several articles stressing the need for uprooting the real cause of the rise in all sex-related threats including dangers to health and security of human beings. B...

  • No Muslim Lyricists Worth Mentioning?

    How can one be so biased and anti-Muslim? Even those who condemn Muslims will have to hail the contributions of Muslim lyricists.

  • Execution of Kasab: Expression of our frivolity

    Why can't we be more humane? The way people are rejoicing and expressing their joy, one wonders as to whether we're really civilised?

  • Some Thoughts on the Syed Kazmi Case

    Any Indian can be a victim of the high-handedness of the 'forces of law and order': but it has become clear, from the fact that people from minority groups such as Muslims and tribals are singled out and form the overwhelming bulk of those detaine...

  • Muslims & Rumours on Social Media

    At a time when our credibility and integrity are under attack from left, right and centre, we need to exercise greater caution. You can see people questioning our intelligence, mocking at us for being fooled by handful of fake images that are bein...

  • Let's say Assalamu Alaikum, Muslim India!

    In one word, the object [of Muslim India] was to compile a record for the next generation of the events and happenings of the last quarter of the 20th century.

  • Why the West hates Muhammad?

    The problem is not just the film. The problem is the hypocrisy and dual standards of the western world, especially America. They want others to observe limits but they themselves reserve the right to cross all limits.

  • Sanjiv Bhatt's Open letter to Modi on his Swami Vivekananda Yatra

    Mr. Narendra Modi, Some very evocative thoughts shared by my dear friend and practicing Gandhian, Mr. Shrikant Barhate from Wardha in Maharashtra, has inspired me to write this open letter to you. You have recently embarked upo...

  • Freedom of Expression or Freedom to Blaspheme?

    In this version of civilization, it is civilized behaviour to insult a religion. But it is uncivilized behaviour to protest against that insult. Does this make sense to you? It doesn't to me.

  • Blood-bath at Naroda Patiya

    We talk about conscience and humanity. But the entire vegetarian Gujarat with Hindu and Jain majority chose to keep mum.

  • Tactical Voting Strategy for Indian Muslims

    Now the issue is: what is the point of having a greater number of Muslim parliamentarians and legislators if they do not have strong Islamic convictions, but are ready to sell their imaan for a trifle worldly gain.

  • Samajwadi Party and Muslims

    Samajwadi Party and Muslims During pre-election campaign in UP the SP under the dynamic leadership of Supremo Mulayam Sangh Yadav went on promising for the implementation of innumerable schemes for the progress, betterment and upliftment of M...

  • Churu (Rajasthan): miserable situation of Muslim minority

    Rajasthan is Congress ruled state where Ashok Gehelot is the chief minister who is claiming himself that he is the Masiha of the Muslim minority belonging to that state which is totally misleading and false. It may be proved by my observation when...

  • Election near – Congress crocodile tears for Muslims

    Congress led so-called secular UPA government has not done anything positive for Muslim but through R. T. E. devastated Constitutional guarantee under Article 29 & 30. Congress ruled country 55 years from 64 years of independence.

  • Letters: Why Muslims love Prophet intensely?

    Extradition of Abu Salem Correctly revoked the extradition by Portuguese High Court & terminated underworld don Abu Salem's extradition to India, for breach of agreement by India & for slapping offences, which attract death penalt...

  • Modi fast; Bypassing Congress Muslims; J&K: maintain pre-1953 status

    Narendra Modi’s fast has two clear implications, first either his is genuine change of heart towards Muslims falling short of saying sorry for 2002.Two,he is trying to show that he was sensitive to their needs so that he can easily mount ...

  • Mr. Bhagat: Please get off our backs, will you!

    Gratuitous advice is better ignored. Nevertheless, the ‘Underage Optimist’, Chetan Bhagat, intellectual icon of Generation Y, needs an answer. His advice for Muslims in his latest column, is, ‘Don’t let them divide and rule any more’. The assumpti...

  • An open reply to Modi's open letter

    Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of Gujarat wrote an open letter to citizens of India on 13 September 2011, in it he resolved to fast for three days from, Saturday, the 17th September 2011, starting a movement of "Sadbhavana Mission." Here is a reply...

  • Rooting-out Corruption is Good, but Parallel Government is Injurious to Democracy

    Democracy by its very nature is inefficient. The system of checks and balances is an impediment to quick solutions of long festering social problems. Simplistic and draconian solutions against an evil are easy to understand and support. Anna Hazar...

  • Beware of a Jewish invasion of India

    It is time the world should recognize and acknowledge a Jew as a Jew, first and last. World should acknowledge the tremendous good Jews, individually and collectively, contributed to mankind in practically every facet of human existence, especi...