Muslim Names
India  /  Published 15.11.19

Religion bias cry after IIT suicide

The father of an IIT Madras student, Fathima Latheef, who purportedly committed suicide last week has alleged that religious discrimination from a teacher had led the 19-year-old to take her own life....
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 10.11.18

Rename your Muslim leaders: UP ally Rajbhar tells BJP

One of Yogi Adityanath’s ministers and allies on Saturday advised the BJP to change the names of its frontline Muslim members before renaming places founded by Muslim rulers.“Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi i...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.18

A different roll call

The Year of Rechristening is coming to an end. Surely, none would disagree — is disagreement even conceivable in a world that loathes diverse opinions and people? — that 2018 would be best remembe...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.19

Zomato's principled stand is rare and refreshing

Food provides much thought in the Indian context. That is because the relationship between food and faith remains fraught. Some are of the view that the tension has been aggravated with New India’s ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 11.11.18

48 requests to approve changes, most from BJP states

Sometimes, if a village has a “Muslim-sounding” name, its Hindu families apparently can’t marry off their children. Sometimes a town bearing a nawab’s moniker offends “local sentiments and c...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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