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Indian military’s multiculturalism always faced strains. Army iftaar tweet row is a warning

Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was incandescent with rage. “I make a fervent appeal to all my Muslim brothers and sisters in India to please come out in the open soon and declare, at least to their own conscience, whether their loyalty is to India or Pakistan,” wrote Independent India’s …

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Beware of Troublemakers

All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) recently announced the constitution of a legal committee to provide legal aid to the Masjid Intezamia Committee of the Gyanvapi Mosque, Varanasi in Gyanvapi Case. Earlier in November 2019, AIMPLB decided to file a review petition challenging the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya …

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Dilemma of Opposition in the Wake of Mandir-Masjid Blitz

Like Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir issue, the ongoing Gyanvapi mosque row will also have wide ramifications for national politics New Delhi: The seeds of the present BJP-led full majority government, now in its second term, were sown by party veteran Lal Krishna Advani’s ‘Somnath to Ayodhya Yatra’ in 1990 which pumped …

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Masjid and Mandir: Helmsman Beware

Mere presence of Hindu idols or religious symbolic objects in some site does not necessarily mean that it had a temple During the heyday of the Non-co-operation Movement led by Gandhijee,the firebrand Bengali rebel poet Kazi Nazrul Islam wrote a poem where he held out a warning to the leaders. …

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China’s Golden Tech Grab

The authorities’ effort to discipline Chinese tech firms over the last 18 months has been clumsy and highly costly, featuring a raft of opaque and unpredictable regulations Angela Huyue Zhang HONG KONG – Hopes are rising that China’s embattled tech giants will finally get a reprieve from the severe legal and …

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Azan no match for Hanuman Chalisa in terms of noise

By Dr. Javed Jamil If Hindutva Brigade had been preaching religious values enshrined in Hindu Dharma, there was nothing bad about it. If they had been fighting for the rights of Hindus, even then it would not have created much of havoc. The problem with them is that their definition …

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Widening Fault Lines in Indian Muslim Leadership

Representational image At a time when the community is needs unity the most, Muslim leaders are indulging in vilification of each other in the game of one-upmanship, and thereby dividing the community with their fissiparous tendencies. Asad Mirza RECENT outreach activities by Muslim leaders across India relays very disturbing and …

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Ending ‘West’s Neocolonial Oppression’: On the New Language and Superstructures

A view of the Azovstal plant as the Russian army has taken control of Ukraine’s besieged port city of Mariupol except for the Azovstal plant on April 22, 2022. — Anadolu Agency RAMZY BAROUD | Clarion India THE Russia-Ukraine war has quickly turned into a global conflict. One of the likely …

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Is Taj Mahal Not A Part of Indian Culture? — Prof Ram Puniyani

Indian culture as understood by freedom movement, Indian nationalist ideology regards symbols of all religions, regions and languages as Indian. PROF RAM PUNIYANI  CULTURE is a fascinating aspect of our life. To understand the culture, one examines the social life and observes multiple facets of life, food habits, clothes, music, …

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