To examine the diverse engagements of Muslim groups with postcolonial political realities, one has to give up the Babri Masjid-centric grand narrative of Islam in India.
While women’s rights groups and political parties hailed the decision as progressive, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board welcomed three judges’ emphasis on the freedom of religion.
The case of a woman converting to Islam and marrying a Muslim man of her own volition has become about everyone else, ignoring the woman herself and what she wants.
Without a doubt, Ansari was the target of the prime minister’s wrath because he is the senior-most Muslim in public life.
Muslims have made contributions in arts, sciences and public life, but as citizens and not specifically as members of a community.
The protest at the airport was led by Imtiyaz Jaleel, an AIMIM legislator, who said Taslima Nasreen had “hurt religious sentiments” of Muslims globally.
A video of Mohammed Haroon Kasni being slapped and heckled outside a Hisar mosque, allegedly by Bajrang Dal members, has gone viral.
Fear of intrusion by the Other is what drives our individual and collective life, politics, reactions to the acts of terror and responses to the Other.
While some reports say the victims were attacked on the pretext of carrying beef, a victim’s cousin says they were attacked by men who used communal slurs in an argument over seats.
On narrow nationalism, why minorities, especially Muslims, must be made to feel safe in India, and the need to replace the short ‘jhadoo’ with a long-handled broom.
Gulzar Ahmed Wani was a 28-year-old PhD student when he was picked up by the police. After being tried in 15 different cases, he is finally going to walk out of jail.
There are several provisions under Muslim personal law that discriminate against women and do not give them the rights women of other religions enjoy.
While some families have returned after the village sarpanch promised them safety, several others still feel that their homes are still unsafe.
Literacy rates are highest among Jains, at 84.7%, followed by Christians (74.3%), Buddhists (71.8%) and Sikhs (67.5%). For Hindus, the figure stands at 36.3%, the second highest proportion of illiterate people.
A new Malayalam movie portrays an emotionally intense love story that is ultimately wrecked by the Sangh’s interference and society’s adherence to social conventions.
Data shows that Muslims in the southern states enrol in higher education far more than those in the North, which can be attributed to affirmative action in the South, among other factors.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan was guest of honour at a RSS women’s wing seminar, at which Islamic faith was criticised.
What is the value of money earned abroad when Muslim Indians find their own motherland questioning the integrity of her own children?