Islamism’s long-term endgame

A few days ago, Ruwa Shah granddaughter of the Jamaat-e-Islami ideologue, the late Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the hardliner separatist Hurriyat leader advertised her dissociation from her family’s ideology. The same week Sama Shabir, the elder daughter of the jailed Democratic Freedom Party founder and separatist leader Shabir Shah made a similar announcement through an […]

Kashmir’s unheard majority navigating identity, Islamism

When analysts, commentators, and Kashmir experts write that abrogating Article 370 and converting J&K into two Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh was fraught and that statehood should be restored, native Kashmiris like me wonder what is next.

Decoding France’s deepening immigration conundrum

22% of the French population are either immigrants or have at least one immigrant parent

Islamism and need for critical evaluation of first Muslim community

The personal character of Muhammad’s companions should be emulated, but the political system they created, which resulted in assassinations, civil wars, and other conflicts, should not be seen as a model for the future