• ‘Bulli Bai’ after ‘Sulli Deals’: the Apps that Caused Affray

    16 Jan 2022 |
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      Maliha Fatema Zakir comments on the repeated online attacks via ‘Sulli Deals’ and ‘Bulli Bai’ apps whereby Muslim women were put on ‘auction’, calls them the worst manifestation of hate, demands stringent action against the perpetrators, and urges citizens … More

Making a Mountain out of a Molehill, Thanks to Election Fever

  The raging controversy heating the election scenes reported during the visit of Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi to Ferozepur in Punjab. It was a minor lapse which happened because of the vagaries of weather and the abrupt decision of … More

‘Callous police behaviour led to Bulli...

  ‘Callous police behaviour led to Bulli Bai case’: DCW The Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) on January 3 issued summons to the cyber crime cell of the Delhi Police in the ‘Bulli Bai’ app case, and demanded immediate arrest … More

Govt Urged to Increase Allocation for Mi...

Govt Urged to Increase Allocation for Minorities, to Cater to Their Educational Needs in Upcoming Budget Speaking at the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) Education Board’s virtual conference, experts, academicians and educationists have urged the Union Government to increase the allocation for … More

Squeezing Civil Society of their Foreign...

  Arshad Shaikh tries to find why the government is clamping down on NGOs by choking their foreign funding. What is the larger political message behind the move, and whether the NGOs are guilty of breaking the law.   Former … More

Hate as a Weapon: Will It Really Sell in...

  By Soroor Ahmed   The anti-Muslim speeches in Haridwar in poll-bound Uttarakhand and Chhattisgarh’s capital, Raipur, last December are not something new and unexpected. The only difference is that those who have uttered these words have gone a step … More

Journalism of Divisiveness

  Shayma S analyses how mainstream media is fanning divisive politics just to remain in the good books of the powers that be, and pins hope on the alternate media outlets that are surviving anyhow.   The field of journalism … More

Impact of the New World Order on Contemp...

  By Dr. Obaidur Rahman Nadwi   The end of the WW II (1939-1945) is a landmark in the contemporary world politics and history. It was also the beginning of the Cold War, as a result of which the US … More

Women Activists Join Virtual Protest to ...

  Noted women personalities of India, from all walks of life on January 6 joined an online protest called by the Women’s Department of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) to denounce the politics of hate, sexual violence and misogyny, peddled by apps … More

PM’s ‘Security Breach’ Incident, O...

  By Abdul Bari Masoud   The ruling BJP and main Opposition Congress traded barbs over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reported ‘security breach’ in Punjab where he had gone to address a rally in Ferozepur on January 5. The rally … More

Increase in Marriage age is Licence to L...

  By OUR STAFF REPORTER   After decriminalisation of homosexuality and adultery three years back, increasing the legal age for marriage of girls is another bombardment on the family system,” said Dr. Javed Jamil, renowned thinker and writer and Chair … More

Help Both the Oppressed and the Oppresso...

  By Sikandar Azam   In the present polarised ambience, hate and bigotry is ruling the roost. It is causing chaos in society in ever newer forms. Cases of lynching of innocent persons, and beating and harassing innocent youth in … More