Friday, 16 November, 2018

Topic: Indian Muslims

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude...
Representational image | Adeel Halim/Bloomberg News

Their silence is not helping Indian Muslims – they must speak up and be heard

There is nothing like a community speaking for itself. ‘Jo dar gaya, woh mar gaya’.
There is only 4 per cent representation of Muslims in the Lok Sabha | PTI

Indian Muslims want better representation in politics, finds study by UN-recognised institute

Finds minimal rise in literacy levels of Muslims since Sachar, calls for better numbers in forces
Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to list petitions challenging nikah-halala & polygamy among Muslims

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud agreed to list pleas.
Waseem Rizvi, head of the Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board

Waseem Rizvi: Meet the most ‘anti-Muslim’ Muslim man in India

Rizvi has expressed views contrary to most Indian Muslims in the recent past, uniting Muslims against him. Even Hindutva groups are unsure of his motivations.
Children in an Indian classroom.

The silent segregation of Muslim students in Bhopal’s schools

In many schools of Bhopal, students are being put in classes based on the language they choose to study, but that has other consequences.
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Where I see the rise of an illiberal, irritable and sometimes petulant new India

French President Emmanuel Macron has sparked a fresh global debate on nationalism versus patriotism. Here is what I had written in August 2014. Good time to put it to a reality check.