India  /  Published 23.02.21

Jats and Muslims build bridge

Jaula had dissociated himself from the BKU in 2013 after Jats and Muslims found themselves pitted against each other as communal violence engulfed Muzaffarnagar. More than 60 were killed and thousands...
By J.P. Yadav in Muzaffarnagar

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Time to reclaim the power of storytelling

We, human beings, are story-telling animals. The ability to create narratives to help make sense of who we are, where we come from, where we may (or may not) be going, what we need to do to get there,...
By Samantak Das in

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.20

The AIMIM and Indian secularism

Asaduddin Owaisi, who was a Muslim leader confined to Hyderabad, is now staking a claim to become an all-India Muslim leader. He is being credited with bringing back the question of political represen...
By Ajay Gudavarthy in

World  /  Published 10.11.20

Myanmar: Suu Kyi’s party claims win

One of the country’s gravest challenges is in the western state of Rakhine, where 730,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims fled in 2017 following a military crackdown the United Nations said was executed...
By Reuters in Yangon

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.20

The minority report: 'UPSC jihad'

A promotional clip by Sudarshan News, alleging that Muslims were conspiring to infiltrate the civil services, had gone viral in the recent past. A glance at cold statistics would discredit such a clai...
By Sabir Ahamed in


Jharkhand  /  Published 18.10.20

‘Show mask, not toothy grin’

The Sri Kendriya Durga Puja Mahasamiti in Daltonganj has set an example here on the very first day of 9-day festival of Durga Puja on Saturday, when the club’s president and other members in col...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.20

Re-thinking the question of smell

In Stench, a short story by the Tamil writer, Azhagiya Periyavan, Pamandi is forced to return to his home, one that he has always loathed, since he needs money from his parents to pay his college...
By Lipin Ram, Satish Chennur in

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.19

The reign of unreason

There have been many protests against the citizenship (amendment) bill (now Act), and there will be many more. This piece of legislation strikes at the heart of the Constitution, seeking to make India...
By Ramachandra Guha in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.19

In Bengal, Muslims set parameters

Thousands of Muslims in different parts of Bengal hit the streets after Friday prayers to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and demand its withdrawal, mirroring the deep-rooted insecurity among ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

World  /  Published 11.12.19

Suu Kyi in genocide denial

A day after Aung San Suu Kyi listened at the world’s highest court in The Hague to testimony of the horrors inflicted upon the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar — veils ripped off girls before their rap...
By Marlise Simons and Hannah Beech/ New York Times News Service in The Hague


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