Zakir Naik, a gentle, rockstar televangelist, is dangerous as young Muslims may be swayed by his fundamentalist interpretations of Islam and justify victimhood and extremism, says Shekhar Gupta. Until renowned Pakistani commentator Khaled Ahmed mentioned his name to me, I did not even know someone called Zakir Naik existed. Ahmed was surprised that I didn't, in this conversation I think sometime in 2009 at a Track-II type conference, and said he was rising as a significant Islamic ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Police released the names and photos of six of the attackers who were shot at the end of the siege. A seventh was arrested and is being interrogated by intelligence officers. BARELY 24 hours after the 11-hour siege in a Dhaka restaurant ended with ...Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
Ishrat Jahan Raza may have been a terrorist. On the other hand, she may not have been. We might have found out had she been arraigned before a court of law. She was not. Instead, she was shot. A case of "cold-blooded murder" in a "fake encounter", ...NDTV, 1 month ago
Prev By midday online correspondent | Posted 56 minutes ago The Victoria Terminus railway station, now known as the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, was opened on this day in 1888. A look at some interesting facts and triva about the UNESCO World ...Mid Day, 1 month ago
Sorensen's narrative draws from over 300 previously unpublished emails and private letters written by Headley, secret audio records and electronic wiretapping transcripts. In a top-secret prison somewhere in the US, serving his sentence till 2039, ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
It is a senseless tragedy — a man drunkenly crosses the border and spends the next 23 years under horrific conditions in a Pakistani prison. Sarabjit's story has been well documented, and it known how his sister Dalbir Kaur fought doggedly for ...Sakaal Times, 2 months ago
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