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Muslim labourer's killing in Raj criminal incident, not love

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today sought to see the burning to death of a Muslim labourer in Rajasthan earlier this week as a "criminal incident" and not as a case of "love jihad" as was being alleged.The minority affairs minister also, without naming ... Business Standard, 6 days ago
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Why ISIS fascinates young Muslims

In the worst terror attack this year, ISIS terrorists killed 305 Muslims and wounded over a hundred others at a Sufi mosque in Bir al-Abed on Friday, November 24.'It is important to destroy, to undermine, to debunk the narrative of ISIS,' Olivier Roy -- one of the world's leading experts on radical Islam -- tells Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel in an exclusive interview. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Sydney-born Khaled Sharrouf was just 36 when he was killed in Syria. Radicalised ...
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'Terrorists don't come from India's Muslims'

'They are not affected by ISIS' sentiment of avenging the suffering of the global ummah.''They have a huge ummah of their own in India, a huge Muslim population.''And because of that, they have to take into consideration the political and social conditions of Muslims in India.''They have to express themselves in a more political way and not through terrorism.' IMAGE: A boy holds a protest banner during an anti-ISIS march in central London, October 1, 2017. Photograph: Tom Jacobs/Reuters "The ...
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US announces grant of $500k to NGO to promote religious freedom in India

The funding comes after a 2016 report found an increase in violent incidents by cow vigilantes mostly against Muslims in India and authorities often ‘failed’ to prosecute them.  'US religious freedom report shows no understanding of India' IMAGE: THE NGOs applying for the grant should come out with proposals to develop and implement early warning systems to mitigate large-scale violence and also have proposals to educate civil society and journalists about legal ...
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Caught between worship and blame

200 years on, the legacy of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan -- the man behind the Aligarh Muslim University -- hangs between two extremes.Mohammad Sajjad brings much needed perspective to the debate. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: 1817 to 1898.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   As the birth bicentenary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan (1817-1898) -- a realist-pragmatist of 19th century India, a distinguished reformer, and founder of the MAO College (now the Aligarh Muslim University) -- is being celebrated, one ...
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The fight against superstition gathers momentum

Though the list of superstitious beliefs is long, often dissolving distinctions of class, caste, religion and education, Karnataka's anti-superstition bill is seen as a big step ahead.Nikita Puri reports from Bengaluru.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   It took a 'talking' bird for Edgar Allan Poe to write The Raven. All it took for its crow cousin to become the subject of news in Karnataka was its deciding to sit atop Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's car last year. The crow ...
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J&K Islamic body directs women not to go out without male companion

Muslim women should not go to public places without a male companion and they should minimise the use of mobile phones, according to the directives issued by an Islamic body in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district today.These directives, among others, were issued by the 'Islamic Markazi Majlis e-Shoura' (Islamic central advisory council) in the district through a poster pasted at several places, including the main Jamia Masjid in the mountainous town, 230-km from Srinagar.The poster, ...
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Gujarat polls: For Ahmedabad's Muslims, Congress is the only option

A few metres away from Prem Darwaza, one of the 12 gates in the walled city in Ahmedabad, Qasam Bhai is preparing for an evening election meeting. Ghayasuddin Sheikh, the sitting MLA and again the Congress candidate, is scheduled to come and address the ...
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Murder of migrant worker; a pattern of hate crimes in Rajasthan

The hate crime involving the murder of a migrant laborer named Mohammed Afrazul, 47, has garnered national attention. Afrazul was from Malda in West Bengal; he was hacked and then burnt alive in Rajasthan over an alleged affair. The accused made his nephew ...
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London Mayor visits Jinnah's mausoleum in Karachi

Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who is on a goodwill visit to Pakistan to promote his "London is Open" campaign, visited the mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi on Friday. Khan arrived in the city on Thursday night. Speaking to the ...
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