Muslims

‘Ye Sarkaar Topi walon ke khilaf hai’, says Lucknow’s Muslims

Maruf, a Lucknow resident of 40 years, expresses concern over the escalating tensions between the communities, "The government is running an agenda. I've been in Lucknow for 40 years."

Kerala CM sparks controversy over origin of Jai Hind

Vijayan criticised the Sangh Parivar for promoting these slogans while advocating for Muslims to leave India for Pakistan. He urged them to acknowledge the historical contributions of Muslims to these slogans. The Kerala BJP leader, P K Krishnadas, questioned whether Vijayan and other Left leaders would be willing to chant these slogans given their Muslim origins.

Kerala Muslims seek election date change

MALAPPURAM: In a move that underscores the intersection of religion and politics, several Muslim groups in Kerala, including the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), have approached the Election Commission of India (ECI), seeking a change in the election date. They argue that holding elections on a Friday would cause inconvenience to believers. The groups have […]

Muslim counter terrorism experts: The key players in combating extremism

Islam, like any major world religion, is not immune to the challenges posed by the complexities of the modern world. There is an internal struggle within Islam – between the modernity and the medieval nature of the religion, theological debates, sectarian conflicts, extremism, gender issues, generational differences, and political divisions. Reams and reams have been […]

Islamophobia is a term coined to shut down criticism

Islamophobia Awareness Month is an annual event that takes place in November in the United States and Canada. The campaign was initiated by the Muslim advocacy groups in the US in 2012. The stated objective of the campaign was to increase awareness of “Islamophobia” and promote religious tolerance. The Muslim advocacy groups are a part […]

Eyes on polls, BJP inducts two Muslims, Antony’s son in Nadda’s team

Among veterans, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan could not make it to the list

NIA court convicts six in brutal 2010 Kerala hand-chopping case

Special NIA court acquits five in the case, which involved an attack on professor TJ Joseph by a gang of Islamic fundamentalists

Kerala Muslim organisations to hold protests against UCC

One cannot impose a common law and ask others to follow it, says Samastha Kerala Jem Iyyathul Ulama

Case for a Uniform Civil Code in India

Reforms of personal laws have been resisted by misogynistic, medieval mentalities, male ulemas and power-hungry elite Muslim pressure groups

Patriarchal interpretation of Quran is Sharia Law

Despite the claim of Islamists that sharia is the universally accepted law of Islam, the word is controversial, and its opponents are mostly Muslims