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Dharma Matters

Dharma Matters

~By Inderjit Badhwar Twenty-five years ago, shortly before the Sangh Parivar-led kar sevaks destroyed the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, a young BJP lawyer who...
US Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to take full effect

US Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to take full effect

In a significant victory for President Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court on Monday (December 4) allowed the newest and amended travel ban of...
Rohingyas in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

Rohingya Muslims a security threat, says Centre to Supreme Court

Above: Rohingyas in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya The Centre on Monday (September 18) stuck to its decision that the Rohingyas staying in India...
Sikhs in America: A History of Hate

Sikhs in America: A History of Hate

Above: In Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the congregation gathers at the gurdwara during prayer services. (Photo: Chad Batka, special to ProPublica) Demonized as immigrants.  Mistaken...
Not In My Name protest meet draws first Modi comment against killings

Not In My Name protest meet draws first Modi comment against killings

Above: Muslims with placards at the protest event, “Not in My Name”. Photo: Anil Shakya The PM finally broke his silence on June 29 and...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

US Appeals court refuses to remove stay on travel ban

US President Donald Trump just cannot get past the legal hurdle in trying to get his pet executive order on a controversial travel ban...
Devotees throng Ayodhya, after taking a holy dip in Saryu river on the occasion of Ram Navami. Photo: UNI

Mandir-Masjid in Perfect Harmony

Sane voices from both communities have suggested solutions which could restore peace and harmony at the disputed site    ~By Firoz Bakht Ahmed   Even as a...
Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

The overwhelming victory of the BJP in the UP assembly elections fuels expectations that the party would use its electoral majority to build the...
The centre contended that gender equality was part of the basic structure of the constitution and could not be denied to Muslim women. Photo: UNI

SC clarifies its stand on Triple Talaq

Says it will deal with only the legal aspects of the issue In dealing with the critical issue of the personal petition by Shayara Bano,...
(L-R) A screenshot of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit website and US President Donald J Trump. Photo: UNI

Appeals Court Clamps Down Trump’s Executive Order

The Temporary Restraint Order of Judge Robart was upheld by US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit thereby foiling President Trump’s bid to...
Hardik Patel being welcomed by supporters on arrival at his hometown Viramgam, after his release from Lajpore Central Jail in Surat, this year

Gujarat: BJP Blunders On

A new political axis has emerged in this state as OBCs, Dalits, Muslims and Patidars join hands to take on a government that seems...
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at a rath yatra in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

UP’s Modern Kurukshetra

As this crucial state goes to the polls next year, political parties gear up for a royal fight in the face of demonetization, caste...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...
As per the Quran, a man had to pay a bride price to the family of his future wife for depriving them of a valuable working member

Quran is Fair to Women

Prophet Muhammad laid great emphasis on the protection of women. But as Quranic commentaries became the domain of men, they weakened the position of...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...
Muslims attend a rally against a proposed Uniform Civil Code and demand a reservation quota in colleges and in government jobs in Mumbai. Photo: UNI; Muslim women participating in a protest against Uniform Civil Code in Surat

Firoz Bakht Ahmed: Down with the Personal Law Board

Most Muslims agree that they do not require bodies such as All India Muslim Personal Law Board but would want ones that address and...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Lawyers, rights activists, Muslims, Dalits, Innocence Network, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Official Secret Act (OSA), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Justice AP Shah, Supreme Court.

Wrongly-Framed Persons: Scars of Innocence

A new network of lawyers, rights activists and those exonerated in terrorism-related cases dedicates itself to fight for compensation and rehabilitation of those wrongly...
Firoz Bakht Ahmed’s mother would describe the gory sight of trains from both side of the border during Partition. Photo: YouTube

Why Partition Shouldn’t be Forgotten

A moving account of how two women, one, the wife of Maulana Azad’s nephew, Nooruddin Ahmed, and the other, her sister, preferred India to...
Men load a cow onto a truck in the Jantar Mantar area of New Delhi

Milking the Cow

Way back in the fifties, the Supreme Court ruled that a ban on cattle slaughter would seriously affect some occupations. But today, we are...
Bodies are seen on the ground after at least 30 people were killed in the southern French town of Nice when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday

Islam does not justify killings

Recent acts of terror perpetrated in the name of faith across the world are at variance with what Prophet Mohammad had preached and how...

Minority Malaise

The story of traditional Muslims facing housing problems is an old one. But now, even educated and well-travelled Muslims are finding the door shut...

No home to call my own

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Little has changed for many victims of the 2002 Gujarat riots as their wounds continue to fester By Fayeza Pathan <span style="flat"]T he...

'Muslims' - 23 News Results

Dharma Matters

Dharma Matters

~By Inderjit Badhwar Twenty-five years ago, shortly before the Sangh Parivar-led kar sevaks destroyed the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, a young BJP lawyer who...
US Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to take full effect

US Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to take full effect

In a significant victory for President Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court on Monday (December 4) allowed the newest and amended travel ban of...
Rohingyas in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

Rohingya Muslims a security threat, says Centre to Supreme Court

Above: Rohingyas in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya The Centre on Monday (September 18) stuck to its decision that the Rohingyas staying in India...
Sikhs in America: A History of Hate

Sikhs in America: A History of Hate

Above: In Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the congregation gathers at the gurdwara during prayer services. (Photo: Chad Batka, special to ProPublica) Demonized as immigrants.  Mistaken...
Not In My Name protest meet draws first Modi comment against killings

Not In My Name protest meet draws first Modi comment against killings

Above: Muslims with placards at the protest event, “Not in My Name”. Photo: Anil Shakya The PM finally broke his silence on June 29 and...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

US Appeals court refuses to remove stay on travel ban

US President Donald Trump just cannot get past the legal hurdle in trying to get his pet executive order on a controversial travel ban...
Devotees throng Ayodhya, after taking a holy dip in Saryu river on the occasion of Ram Navami. Photo: UNI

Mandir-Masjid in Perfect Harmony

Sane voices from both communities have suggested solutions which could restore peace and harmony at the disputed site    ~By Firoz Bakht Ahmed   Even as a...
Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

Ayodhya dispute: Temple Tensions Rise Again

The overwhelming victory of the BJP in the UP assembly elections fuels expectations that the party would use its electoral majority to build the...
The centre contended that gender equality was part of the basic structure of the constitution and could not be denied to Muslim women. Photo: UNI

SC clarifies its stand on Triple Talaq

Says it will deal with only the legal aspects of the issue In dealing with the critical issue of the personal petition by Shayara Bano,...
(L-R) A screenshot of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit website and US President Donald J Trump. Photo: UNI

Appeals Court Clamps Down Trump’s Executive Order

The Temporary Restraint Order of Judge Robart was upheld by US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit thereby foiling President Trump’s bid to...
Hardik Patel being welcomed by supporters on arrival at his hometown Viramgam, after his release from Lajpore Central Jail in Surat, this year

Gujarat: BJP Blunders On

A new political axis has emerged in this state as OBCs, Dalits, Muslims and Patidars join hands to take on a government that seems...
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav at a rath yatra in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

UP’s Modern Kurukshetra

As this crucial state goes to the polls next year, political parties gear up for a royal fight in the face of demonetization, caste...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...
As per the Quran, a man had to pay a bride price to the family of his future wife for depriving them of a valuable working member

Quran is Fair to Women

Prophet Muhammad laid great emphasis on the protection of women. But as Quranic commentaries became the domain of men, they weakened the position of...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...
Muslims attend a rally against a proposed Uniform Civil Code and demand a reservation quota in colleges and in government jobs in Mumbai. Photo: UNI; Muslim women participating in a protest against Uniform Civil Code in Surat

Firoz Bakht Ahmed: Down with the Personal Law Board

Most Muslims agree that they do not require bodies such as All India Muslim Personal Law Board but would want ones that address and...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Lawyers, rights activists, Muslims, Dalits, Innocence Network, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Official Secret Act (OSA), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Justice AP Shah, Supreme Court.

Wrongly-Framed Persons: Scars of Innocence

A new network of lawyers, rights activists and those exonerated in terrorism-related cases dedicates itself to fight for compensation and rehabilitation of those wrongly...
Firoz Bakht Ahmed’s mother would describe the gory sight of trains from both side of the border during Partition. Photo: YouTube

Why Partition Shouldn’t be Forgotten

A moving account of how two women, one, the wife of Maulana Azad’s nephew, Nooruddin Ahmed, and the other, her sister, preferred India to...
Men load a cow onto a truck in the Jantar Mantar area of New Delhi

Milking the Cow

Way back in the fifties, the Supreme Court ruled that a ban on cattle slaughter would seriously affect some occupations. But today, we are...
Bodies are seen on the ground after at least 30 people were killed in the southern French town of Nice when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday

Islam does not justify killings

Recent acts of terror perpetrated in the name of faith across the world are at variance with what Prophet Mohammad had preached and how...

Minority Malaise

The story of traditional Muslims facing housing problems is an old one. But now, even educated and well-travelled Muslims are finding the door shut...

No home to call my own

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Little has changed for many victims of the 2002 Gujarat riots as their wounds continue to fester By Fayeza Pathan <span style="flat"]T he...

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