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Monday, June 25, 2018

Abdul Khaliq

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

Archbishop’s Message
Sat, May 26, 2018

The real issue is not whether or not he is entitled to make a political statement.

The fire next time
Wed, May 02, 2018

Recent debate on the Atrocities Act should factor in the milieu that marginalises Dalits at every step.

A false dilemma
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

For Ramachandra Guha empathy for Muslims is a liberal predicament. He makes a deeply unfair argument

The other, the enemy
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

Message from Gujarat elections: The Muslim is more alone than ever before.

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.

Thu, May 21, 2015

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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.