Opinion  /  Published 14.09.20

The root of the poison

India has witnessed growing violence against Muslims under the current regime, including mob-lynchings and the recent attempt of exclusion through the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Much of this is bein...
By Ajay Gudavarthy

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.20

A friendly fourth estate

The Indian media have not been active in checking Islamophobia during the coronavirus pandemic. They are equally culpable of being passive when it comes to questioning the government. A global pandemi...
By Nissim Mannathukkaren

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.20

Crown and crowd

In 1608, William Hawkins arrived in Surat in his ship, Hector, and established the East India Company. That very year, in a completely unrelated development, back home in England, William Shakespeare ...
By G.N. Devy

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.19

Anti-Semitism rises anew in Europe

For years, Europe maintained the comforting notion that it was earnestly confronting anti-Semitism after the horrors of the Holocaust. It now faces the alarming reality that anti-Semitism is sharply o...
By New York Times News Service

Culture  /  Published 19.01.19

The truth in veils

Educator Deepak Ramola was on a 90-day tour of Europe in 2016. He was documenting what he calls the “life lessons” of refugees. “That was the height of the refugee crisis in Syria. A lot of peop...
By Manasi Shah


Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

The saffron brigade is poisoning minds

Sir — The British pursued the ‘divide and rule’ policy to dominate India. But the policy worked because Indians were already a divided people given the animosity between Hindus and Muslims. The ...
By The Telegraph

Culture  /  Published 24.11.18

Sinhalese monks unleash nationalism in Sri Lanka

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Lately, Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka have been losing their temper a little too often. There was that incident from March this year, when a young monk raised a battle cr...
By Sonia Sarkar

India  /  Published 22.04.20

Follow Gandhi, says UAE princess

Princess Hend Faisal Al Qassemi, a member of the United Arab Emirates royal family whose criticism of hate mongering by an Indian led others in her country to speak out, has said that the likes of Mah...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.20

A different virus

A recent tweet from the Congress leader and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, runs thus: “It is really praiseworthy that Muslim community persons along with the old woman’s two ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

India  /  Published 27.04.20

‘Hitler’ alert shows the gulf

Emirati royal Hend Al Qassemi, who has been speaking out, has written in an article titled “I pray for an India without hate and Islamophobia” that the world does not need another Hitler.The tone ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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