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Tuesday, July 05, 2022



John Brittas writes: Media must be held accountable for mainstreaming hate speech, divisive nationalism

June 10, 2022 7:10 am

John Brittas writes: The role that the Indian media — specifically the television media — has played in mainstreaming hate speech and divisive nationalism since 2014 is a topic that warrants a larger study.

Ramadan 2022: Tracing the history and significance of dates in Islam (plus, health benefits and recipes)

April 19, 2022 1:07 pm

"For any religion that originated in deserts, like Islam, dates are naturally going to be a part of its central identity," said Krish Ashok

Pohela Boishakh 2022: Bengali New Year date, history, importance and significance

April 14, 2022 11:44 am

Bengali New Year (Pohela Boishakh) 2022 date: The Bengali calendar's first day, which falls on April 14 or 15, is celebrated as the New Year

Confusing Islam with Islamism

February 20, 2022 8:10 pm

Tavleen Singh writes: Karnataka’s BJP government has handled the protests so foolishly that the entire conversation has become about whether Muslim girls should be deprived of an education simply because they insist on wearing their ‘religious symbol’.

Macron's government seeks to give Islam a French makeover

February 05, 2022 5:26 pm

The new body, called the Forum of Islam in France, is being introduced Saturday by the French Interior Ministry. Supporters say it will keep the country — and its 5 million Muslims — safe and free of foreign influence.

Kerala filmmaker Ali Akbar renounces Islam

December 13, 2021 2:17 pm

Akbar's decision comes in the wake of a section of members of a minority community reportedly rejoicing Rawat's death.

Indian Islam is special

December 30, 2021 5:48 pm

Tavleen Singh writes: It is very worth preserving because Indian Muslims have dealt with the modern world better, and with living among people of other faiths better than Muslims anywhere else in the world.

India can defeat jihadi Islam

December 30, 2021 5:46 pm

Tavleen Singh writes: India will never see real prosperity until we realise that socialism was a bad idea that should have been abandoned long ago. Never has India needed more to show that it can become the economic hub of the subcontinent.

Shia board meet: ‘Forced conversion is against Islam’

July 27, 2021 10:18 am

The statement came during a press conference after a meeting of the board executive committee in Lucknow.

FIR against Rajasthan State Textbook Board, publishing house owner for hurting religious sentiments

March 18, 2021 3:32 pm

A chapter in the political science textbook in Hindi, 'Terrorism, Criminalisation of Politics and Corruption', states "Islamist terrorism is a form of Islam".