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January'20

Time to be united

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 94 total views One lies awake feeling a sense of impotent rage, wondering to what state the country has come to One has lost the count of sleepless nights spent since 15 Dec when the ‘police action’ against Jamia students started a whole chain of protests and reprisals across the country. Jamia was followed by AMU […]

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January'20

Malaysia’s threat to the OIC

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 64 total views It is true that world’s 1.75 billion Muslims can’t see Dr Mahathir as their leader, due to historical linkages The fifth edition of an annual gathering of Muslim leaders from across the world was hosted by Malaysia from Dec 19 to 21 last year. The conference was attended by leaders from 20 Muslim […]

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January'20

Soleimani’s Killing: War Clouds Gather

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 86 total views For Iran, the killing represents more than just the loss of a battlefield commander The targeted killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, could draw forceful Iranian retaliation against American interests in the region and spiral into a far larger conflict between the U.S. and Iran. The killing of […]

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January'20

Indian women will soar high like Shaheen

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 85 total views Shaheen Bagh women have presented a model of Gandhian Satyagraha in practice Shaheen is a Persian origin word in Urdu, referring specifically to the Barbary falcon In Persian, Shaheen literally means ‘majestic’ or ‘like a king’. It also symbolises speed, superiority, determination, loyalty, strength, wisdom, freedom, focus, ambition and aspiration. It also symbolises […]

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January'20

So what if Muslims are leading protests against CAA-NRC-NPR?

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 76 total views,  1 views today The on-going protests against the CAA-NRC-NPR trio have entered 36th day now The only face off seems to change the retrospective date for the NRC and instead set a current date for new citizens being born in India e.g. after 1 Jan 2020. The on-going protests against the CAA-NRC-NPR trio have […]

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January'20

Indian Republic at 70: Was this our destination?

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 84 total views At present we are standing at a crossroad, where a vast multitude of Indian citizens are wondering about their legal standing and the future 72 years after independence and 70 years after India became a republic, instead of feeling ecstatic and consolidating our achievements we are forced to ponder the question, was this […]

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January'20

Delhi Elections, Muslims And The NRC

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 94 total views Five of 70 assembly segments in Delhi have a Muslim population of 40% or more The lead-up to the Delhi assembly elections is slowly building up. The manner, in which the ruling BJP has made it a prestige issue to win, is a pointer towards its naked lust for power and to control […]