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Scapegoating moderate Muslim is a bid to discredit attempts within community to reclaim Islam from extremists

November 12, 2020 8:40 am

If the “moderate Muslim” can be accused of being an apologist for Islam, the “agnostic Muslim” too sounds like an apologist for the Islamophobes.

Horrified by deadly attacks, French Muslims protect church

November 06, 2020 4:15 pm

A group of French Muslims stood guard outside the Saint-Fulcran Cathedral in Lodeve for the All Saints' holiday, to protect it from eventual violence and show solidarity with Catholic churchgoers.

The moderate Muslim must address the reality of many lived Islams

November 06, 2020 9:14 am

The moderate Muslim must not seek to explain away violence in the name of Islam with whataboutery, but must face up to the problems with lived Islam.

Islamophobia row: Voices in govt blame fake accounts, regret OIC statement

April 24, 2020 8:40 am

Sources also called the recent statement by Organisation of Islamic Cooperation “deeply regrettable” and that they should not “communalise the fight against COVID-19 pandemic”.

Forwarded as Received: Identity Crisis

January 04, 2020 11:21 am

Why should WhatsApp Uncle have to prove his citizenship to anyone?

At Mewat’s Ghasera Village: Refugees told to stay by Gandhi in 1947 say new law breaks old promise

December 26, 2019 7:59 am

Local lore suggests that on December 19, 1947, Gandhi made his way to Ghasera, where members of the Muslim community from Alwar and Bharatpur had halted on their way to Pakistan.

Indian Muslim’s fate is tied to that of the country. Destroying one will severely affect other

September 23, 2019 11:16 am

Aware of the sheer magnitude of their powerlessness, most Muslims live in dread of the future.

Muslims in India luckier than those in Islamic countries: Mark Tully

September 22, 2019 2:15 pm

“India's spirit of tolerance is its strength which makes a harmonious environment for different religions to exist side by side,” Tully is quoted as saying in the latest issue of The Equator Line magazine. The issue is titled “Home and The World”.

A crackdown on Islam is spreading across China

September 22, 2019 7:54 am

The harsh crackdown on Muslims that began with the Uighurs in Xinjiang is spreading to more regions and more groups. It is driven by the party’s fear that adherence to the Muslim faith could turn into religious extremism and open defiance of its rule

Modi's support was across caste Hindus and Dalits, but not Muslims

July 14, 2019 7:26 am

India has people with Modi Distress Syndrome (MDS). Whatever Narendra Modi does must be bad, authoritarian, divisive etc. Many believe if the Congress is not in power, democracy has died.


Muslims observe Muharram in Kolkata, Delhi

November 04, 2014 5:49 pm

Muharram, which is considered to be the most sacred of the months for Muslims was observed on Tuesday (November 4) amid tight security in the national capital with heavy police deployment in sensitive areas.


Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Muslims have been in the US since the time of the earliest explorers and have left their mark on everything from the White House to the Marine Corps uniform.

Want a dialogue with all parties to settle the Ayodhya dispute, says union minister Uma Bharti

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from