Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicIndian Muslims

Topic: Indian Muslims

7 ways Imran Khan’s fans tried to show Pakistanis his US visit was a success

From Indian Muslims to Rani Mukerji to a US senator, PTI supporters declared everyone was in awe of their leader Imran Khan.

For Pakistan’s own good, it should stop worrying about Indian Muslims

Seventy-two years after Partition, Pakistan continues to define itself through India.

Stop blaming Jinnah, Pakistan for India’s wrongs today: Yasser Hamdani rebuts Zainab Sikander

I certainly do not blame India for the problems in Pakistan today. So, do not expect Zainab Sikander to blame Pakistan for whatever is wrong with India.

Indian Muslims are silent over Tabrez Ansari because of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Pakistan’s Quaid-e-Azam impacts the lives of Indian Muslims today more deeply than any other pre-Independence leader ever has.

India’s caste & untouchability had a role in Pakistan’s creation, writes Islamabad columnist

The castes could neither inter-dine nor intermarry – two aspects that were often brought up by proponents of the two-nation theory.

Muslims In India have sought ban on cow slaughter for decades. But politics didn’t allow it

Stopping cow slaughter by Muslims had paved the way for Hindu-Muslim unity and success of Khilafat movement in the pre-Independence era.

How Indian secularism could still be saved

Those who want to save secularism from drowning will have to use the nation’s ultimate life-jacket: nationalism.

India’s Muslim community under a churn: 85% backward Pasmandas up against 15% Ashrafs

Pasmandas’ slogan of 85% vs 15% against Syedwad is making backward Muslims talk about rights instead of virtue, dawa instead of dua.

Muslim MPs, MLAs don’t always work for Muslims. See Akhilesh govt response to Muzaffarnagar

Muslim backwardness is a national issue, which is a more serious problem than declining number of Muslim MPs in Parliament.

Owaisi has merely let the open secret out: ‘secular’ parties had ditched Muslims long ago

An eerie silence dominates Muslim-populated areas in India’s hinterlands. Leaders stay away and photo-op with clerics is a thing of past.

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.