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Kachchrapur to Safaipur: The magical transformation of a historic Delhi neighbourhood (IANS Special Series)
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Kachchrapur to Safaipur: The magical transformation of a histo...

Ten-year-old Chandni, living in the predominantly Muslim settlement of Hazrat Nizamuddin that grew around a venerated Sufi shrine, excitedly talks about the makeover of her once filthy neighbourhood that used to be disparagingly called "Kachrapur" ... Prokerala, 2 months ago

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'They threatened to sacrifice me alive'

Jamida K is the first Indian Muslim woman to lead the Friday prayers.'I don't care if they kill me because what I have done is historical; nobody can take it away from me,' she says. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com On January 26, when Jamida K (popularly known as Jamida teacher) led the jumma prayers in a village in Kerala's Malappuram district, she was breaking centuries of Shariat convention and creating history as the first Muslim woman to do so in the country. The 35 year old led the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Narendra Modi: Why Muslims are losing hope

When Narendra Modi came to power some four years ago, there were both apprehensions and hopes. Modi was in the limelight for over a decade as a divisive leader who tried to present himself as the foremost leader of the Hindu right while serving as the chief ...
 Sify2 months ago

Two more cops sacrificed: one for a Muslim shrine; one for an Azaadi leader

BLOOD AT SHRINE AFTER 23 YEARS Ahmed Ali Fayyaz JAMMU: Unidentified terrorists, believed to be the cadre of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, on Sunday gunned down two constables of the Jammu and Kashmir Police : one guarding a revered Sufi shrine and another protecting a ...
 State Times1 month ago
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Aseemanand acquitted in Mecca Masjid blast case. Judge resigns soon after verdict

Eleven years after an explosion ripped through Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid killing nine and maiming dozens, a special National Investigating Agency (NIA) court citing lack of evidence, acquitted five accused. This includes Swami Aseemanand, a former Rashtriya ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
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How Hindutva outfits used Ram Navami to create communal polarisation across several states

There seems to have been a clear attempt by Hindutva outfits to use Ram Navami processions to create communal tensions in at least three states in India: West Bengal, Bihar and Telangana. The pattern of the processions was eerily similar in all the states: ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago
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Yogis, Sufis and Hindustani civilisation

'The osmosis between Hinduism and Islam that really gave birth to the Hindustani or Indo-Islamic civilisation was due to the conversation between Muslim mystics and yogis.' Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters Do you know why no Mughal emperor ever went on the Haj and Indian Muslims started doing it only in the second half of the 19th century? Not only Mughal emperors, many Sufi saints across the subcontinent also never went on the Haj. Political scientist Christophe Jaffrelot reveals many such ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Spy’s eye: Moving beyond Pakistan

Modi has already visited Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar and received the President of Afghanistan and the King of Jordan in Delhi in order to create a better understanding of India in the Gulf region There is a welcome enlargement of Modi government’s Pak ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Maldives crisis: a bitter religious divide comes to the fore

The Maldives is a tourist paradise. The island chain of 26 atolls attracts more than 1.5m visitors every year. But alongside the clear blue waters and perfect beaches, this is a country riven with deep political and religious conflicts. And now those ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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'Dalit vote will divide in 2019'

'Modi is the first BJP leader to try to include Dalits in its fold.''But the rank and file of his party is backward and want to bash up Muslims and Dalits whenever they have a chance.' In Raisina Model: Indian Democracy at 70, his new book, the British economist and peer Meghnad Desai discusses the journey the country he was born in has taken so far. Like many former British colonies, Lord Desai notes, India adopted the Westminster Model, but it 'Indianised it into the Raisina Model'.
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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