Abdul Khaliq

The writer, a former civil servant, is secretary general of the Lok Janshakti Party.

Tryst With Inequality
Thu, Aug 10, 2017

India has failed the Constitution’s commitment to social justice

Anniversary appeal
Sat, May 27, 2017

Muslim community is on the edge. Only the PM can address its concerns

Adieu, Lokpal?
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The governing elites are in no mood to see a functioning ombudsman that will curb the power of the political executive.

We, the other
Thu, Jan 26, 2017

The inexorable march of Hindutva to the centre of our national life deeply disturbs Muslims.

How babus play ball
Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Irrespective of the Opposition’s strident demand for a rollback, it is clear that demonetisation is irrevocable.

A whole new ball game
Mon, Jun 06, 2016

Cricketers and fans are compelled to wear an ugly nationalism on their sleeve

The AMU Test
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

At stake in the minority status row is a larger principle.

Honoring Mufti’s legacy: Will Mehbooba’s government go back to a policy of drift and knee-jerk reactions?
Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Would the PDP now want to switch to a tie-up with a party whose sole political doctrine today is to blindly oppose everything that the present central government does?

Peace in the time of Pathankot
Tue, Jan 05, 2016

PM Modi must not give in to the war cries. His Pakistan project must continue

The Fanatic Mainstream
Mon, Dec 07, 2015

In a divided social milieu, ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’ is an idle fancy.

The door is still not open
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

Debates over affirmative action reflect the resilience of bastions of privilege.

Test
Thu, May 21, 2015

test test

Objection, your Lordships
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

The Supreme Court judgment that a Dalit Christian or Muslim who converts to Hinduism will qualify for reservation benefits if his forefathers belonged to a Scheduled Caste amounts to an incentive to ‘ghar wapsi’.

Where are the leaders?
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Muslims need enlightened leadership that can fight systemic discrimination, bridge communal gulf

New at the Centre
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Three months is a short time, but government has emphatically regained control of its turf.

How to help minorities
Mon, May 19, 2014

New government must realise that Muslims don’t need preferential treatment. They want equal chances.

A bill that doesn’t fit
Mon, Dec 16, 2013

Proposed law against communal violence will fuel resentment against minorities.

The same sop story
Wed, Aug 28, 2013

Before elections,‘communal’ and ‘secular’ parties turn their focus to Muslims.

Why it is necessary to extend the quota
Mon, Sep 10, 2012

It is ridiculous to think that by dumping reservation,a higher form of citizenship will emerge

Not the solution
Wed, Sep 14, 2011

Why the minorities could be apprehensive of the communal violence bill.

Speak for yourselves
Tue, Aug 30, 2011

It is time for Team Anna to explain its overweening plans.