• Are Anti-CAA Protests Sullying India’s Image Abroad?

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    By Arshad Shaikh After India opened up to the world, in terms of trade, technology transfer, and the IT revolution, following the adoption of the liberalisation-privatisation-globalisation mantra since the early 1990s, it has always occupied a place of pride among … More

Renovate the Republic, Rediscover the Constitution

Once again 137 crore Indians celebrated with customary enthusiasm the 71st Republic Day. We have covered some distance and have miles to go before we sleep. Life is a continuous struggle to soar higher and higher. It is an unending … More

BOOK REVIEW

Refreshing Ideas on Liberty, Equality, Nationalism and ...

21 Lessons for the 21st Century Yuval Noah Harari Spiegel & Grau, Jonathan Cape 2018 Pages: 372 Reviewed by Ali Jawed Harari belongs to the Jewish state of Israel. However, there is perhaps nothing Jewish in his writing. To be … More

POLITICAL JIGGERY-POKERY

‘Khelo India, Bhago Modi’

By M.S. Qais      This caption is taken from a news-report titled ‘PM Khelo risky after Bhago cry’ published in the Telegraph of 9th January, 2020. Some protesters in Guwahati, Assam had warned of huge protests, including at the airport, if … More

POLL PLANK

In Delhi BJP Targeting Growing CAA Protests as Poll Pla...

Wide Coverage by Int’l Media, CAA Defaced India’s Democratic Image  By Syyed Mansoor Agha Amid the nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), campaigning for Delhi Assembly polls (8 Feb) has picked up. Delhi is a typical state. A … More

QURAN STUDIES

Tests are Inevitable

By Syed Akbar Hassan The Qur’ān (2:214) says: “Do you think that you will enter Paradise despite that there have not yet come upon you circumstances as of those who have passed away before you? They were afflicted by hardship … More

SAVE CONSTITUTION

Tsunami of Anti-CAA Protests to Save Indian Constitutio...

  By DR. SIRAJ UR RAHMAN A wave of massive countrywide protests is taking place in India to oppose the draconian, discriminatory and divisive Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, and to save the Constitution of India and its values. The … More

SC ON CAA

‘Justice too long delayed is justice denied’

By Ramla The Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as CAA), has now come into force. A lot of chaos, violence, loss to property and even death of over 20 people have occurred. The protest is still going on … More

SPECTACULAR AWAKENING

Thank You, Messrs Modi-Shah, You Woke Us up!

By Zafarul-Islam Khan All thanks to you, Messrs Modi-Shah, for your thoughtless, unconstitutional and illogical actions starting with the hasty legislation on triple talaq to the abrogation of Article 370 and finally the utter idiocy of CAA-NRC, apart from the … More

TUMULTUOUS TIMES

From the Realm of Repose to Awakening

By Mohammed Abid Hussain It is the end of January 2020 and India continues to witness tumultuous times. I do not recollect, ever having witnessed such anxiety, helplessness, anger, resolve and the urge to make my voice heard, as I … More

FACE-TO-FACE

An Aligarian Who Excelled in UPSC and PCS Exams and is ...

BUSHRA BANO, hailing from a small place in District Kannoj, has been an overachiever. Completing her PhD at only 23, she ranks 277 and 6 in UPSC and PCS respectively. With a family of her own, she managed to do … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 02-feb-2020

SC’s refusal to stay CAA disappointing – Salim Engineer The Vice President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH), Muhammad Salim Engineer has expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court’s refusal to stay the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). In a statement on January … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 02-feb-2020

ICJ orders Myanmar to stop genocide The Hague-based International Court of Justice has on January 23 ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to stop the alleged genocide of the Rohingya. In a unanimously-ruled order issued by a panel of 17 … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 02-feb-2020

On Focus Issue Received Focus Issue of Radiance of 19-25 January, 2020. I read your signed editorial titled “My Idea of India: How a Muslim Thinks”. The tone of editorial seems to be apologetic. Why should Muslims say that they … More

ULTIMATE SUCCESS

On Raising Voice against Injustice

By Sikandar Azam Oppression or what the Qur’an calls zulm is prohibited; for, it is injustice, darkness, aggression, doing something inappropriate and preventing a right, etc. It is not that you inflict oppression on a person or society, and it … More