certifired_img

Books and Documents

Current Affairs

What Is It Like To Be An Indian Muslim?
Aakar Patel

What is it like to live under segregation? I prefer that word to “ghettoization” because overuse has desensitized us to this second word. We no longer pause when we see “ghettoization” and reflect on what it means. It means a community that we have shunned and rejected as being unequal and unfit to reside with us.

Dear Mumbai, Here’s What You Can Learn From Karachi
Anahita Mukherji

On a Wednesday night in Mumbai, a young boy and his family from Karachi found themselves sleeping on the pavements because no hotel in town would allow them entry. My colleague, Mateen Hafeez, a tenacious crime reporter with a pulse on Mumbai’s grimy underbelly, wrote of how this family was denied entry to a dozen lodges and hotels because they were Pakistani....

 

India’s Great Educational Divide
Aatish Taseer

I spent the duration of the election shuttling between its crucible, in Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, and the drawing rooms of Delhi, where the political elite of the city, a cozy cabal of like-minded journalists and politicians, quaked at the rise of Mr. Modi. I had grown up in this world, and it was one in which class mattered much more than political difference. Nor was its cynicism confined to any one party. I remember being present when the son of a B.J.P. chief minister, a woman now in trouble over corruption, was asked why he wanted to enter politics. “Money,” he said easily, and no one minded. That was the kind of world it was. Mr. Modi posed a mortal threat to the safety and entitlement of this world, ....

 

Forget Hindu, Muslim
Javed Anand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sweet homily to the nation over the lynching of a Muslim in Dadri amounts to nothing more than preaching to the converted. That too reluctantly so, after 10 days of cajoling from innumerable quarters urging the country’s prime communicator to break his silence, and a day after President Pranab Mukherjee felt compelled to speak up and remind us of our “core civilisational values”.

India, Pakistan: Same to Same
Javed Anand

Laws banning beef are not new to India, but new beef-ban laws are to India what the obnoxious blasphemy law is to Pakistan. Human beings are killed in Pakistan in the name of the holy Prophet. In India, they are lynched in the name of the holy cow.

Russia Joins Syria War: What It Means In The West Asian Roulette: New Age Islam’s Selection From Indian Press, 12 October 2015

Russia joins Syria war: What it means in the West Asian roulette

By Pramit Pal Chaudhuri

Beef-eating not a virtue for Muslims

By Zafar Sareshwala

SYRIA’S GOOD REBELS AND BAD TERRORISTS

By Gwynne Dyer

RESPONDING TO A GLOBAL CRISIS

By APS Chauhan

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

 

Recently, Indian Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma stoked controversy by opining that former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam was “a great nationalist despite being a Muslim”.

 
Is The PPP Dying?
Khaled Ahmed

Is The PPP Dying?
Khaled Ahmed

Pakistan’s only “federal” political party, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), suffered a blow to its solar plexus when Asim Hussain was arrested in Karachi for corruption on August 26. An old schoolfellow of and personal physician to PPP boss Asif Ali Zardari, Hussain was federal petroleum minister in the PPP government till 2013.

 

Why And How Media Should Promote Peace Between Religious Communities
Endy M. Bayuni

Indonesia’s 70th anniversary this year is a celebration not only of our independence, but also of our diversity. How more than 250 million people, made up of different races, ethnicities, cultures, traditions, languages and faiths, have survived as one nation for seven decades is a question historians will have to answer.

Muslim vote must unite; Muslim voters must show wisdom; Bihar election will give direction to the nation; Secular parties should give a united fight; People of Bihar should support secular leaders; Is BJP going to gain from Majlis and Mulayam?  These are some of the headlines that are appearing every day in Inquilab, the Urdu daily published from 14 cities including Delhi and Patna.....

 

Indian intelligence experts attend global meets to tackle IS threat: New Age Islam’s Selection From Indian Press, 5 October 2015

Indian intelligence experts attend global meets to tackle IS threat

By Neeraj Chauhan

British Sikh Men Working To Stop Inter-Faith Marriages

By Sunny Hundal

Choking In the Capital

By Siddharth Johar/ Armin Rosencranz

Creaming the People: Caste-Based Reservations Need To Be Recast For The Sake Of A Fairer Society

By Chetan Bhagat

Who Killed Murtaza Bhutto?

By Khaled Ahmed

Poor Leadership Taking a Toll On Afghanistan

By Hiranmay Karlekar |

Misquoting RSS Chief’s Quota Quote: Media’s Straw Man Fallacy

By Anish Gupta/ Aaleya Giri

Dadri Reminds Us How PM Modi Bears Responsibility for the Poison That Is Being Spread

By Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Why the death in Dadri affects the national project under PM Narendra Modi

By Tarun Vijay

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

 

Misconceptions About Manto
Saadat Hasan Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto’s final days open a vista onto the creative struggle and state of chaos that plagued the short story writer. However, a touching tribute can do little to make a martyr of a man who is termed an anti-hero, even decades after his demise.

 

Francis, the Perfect 19th-Century Pope
Pope St. Francis

St. Francis is undeniably cool. He once worked as a nightclub bouncer in Buenos Aires. He got a serenade to “Frank, baby,” from his fan Stephen Colbert. He spurred nuns to have a tailgating party at Catholic U. before his Mass, inspired the Internet to erupt in photos of dogs sporting miters and persuaded a blubbering John Boehner that he would never have a day that good again.

 

Weed Out LeT and Its Sponsors to Boost India-Pakistan Ties
Shishir Gupta

During a meeting in New Delhi this month, the United Arab Emirates’ minister for foreign affairs, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, surprised the Indian side when he linked the birth of global terrorism to three cataclysmic events in 1979: The erstwhile Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan; the overthrow of Shah of Iran Reza Shah Pahlavi by cleric Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini; and the siege of the Holy Mecca shrine by ultra-orthodox Islamists known as Juhayman’s Ikhwan led by Juhayman al-Otaybi.

 

A Gay Muslim Filmmaker Goes Inside the Hajj

Growing up in the northern Indian city of Saharanpur, where Muslims made up a sizable minority, he was routinely bullied for being gay, Mr. Sharma said. He found solace in his mother’s Bollywood film magazines, spending hours cutting out pictures of his favorite stars to design posters for the fantastical movies he dreamed of making.

 

Think Morocco: Like France, India must explore cooperation with this strategic North African nation

Morocco has been championing a moderate version of Islam that is in consonance with the principles of twenty first century democracy. Under the guidance of monarch King Mohammed VI, the initiative is part of a well thought-out strategy to fight the scourge of Islamic extremism. For this purpose, the Mohammed VI Institute for the Training of Imams, Morchidines, and Morchidates – an 18 million euro facility – was opened in March this year. French imams will receive their training here.....

 

In Search Of the Francis Effect

Now it’s time to pivot from primary politics to papal coverage, as Pope Francis prepares to take the Acela Corridor by storm. My colleague Laurie Goodstein has an overview of the state of American Catholicism — declining in the north and east, growing in the south and west, increasingly Hispanic and consistently divided — that includes these polling nuggets on how Francis has changed American Catholic attitudes toward the church without necessarily changing their involvement with the institution:

 

Time to Call Pakistan's Bluff: New Age Islam’s Selection From Indian Press, 24 September 2015

Time To Call Pakistan's Bluff

By Deepak Sinha

Danger Zone: Posturing Against Pakistan Can Be Costly For India

By Sameer Lalwani

Big City Or Village, India Is Waging A War Against Women

By Samar Halarnkar

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

 

'Pakistan's recent utterances and tendency to use pinpricks to try our patience appear reminiscent of 1965. We are a strong nation, emerging stronger,' says Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd).

 

The Riddle Of Urdu: Has The Pakistan Government Considered The Consequences Of Rekindling Old Disputes?

An early Muslim League president, the Aga Khan, thought Pakistan should adopt Arabic as the national language. Pakistan couldn’t do it, but General Zia-ul-Haq made it compulsory; that too didn’t work.

 

Immunity is not impunity: Saudi diplomat Majed Hassan Ashoor evading prosecution

Now, as anger mounts over Saudi diplomat Majed Hassan Ashoor evading prosecution for allegedly raping and torturing two Nepali maids, many Indians are asking if the time has come to revisit the immunities diplomats enjoy — one of the foundational agreements of modern international relations. ...

 

Hot Pursuit Of Terror Funds: New Age Islam’s Selection From Pakistan Press, 17 September 2015

Hot Pursuit of Terror Funds

By Khurram Husain

‘Jewels In Rags’

By I. A. Rehman

An Open Letter to Donald J Trump

By Harlan Ullman

Compiled by New Age Islam Edit Bureau

 

They rose above their grim financial circumstances, overcame all sorts of odds and defied stereotypes to top exams, get into IIMs and even pursue a PhD at 15! Here are their incredible stories: of unrelenting struggle and hard work. Are you ready to be inspired?....

 

A New Tahrir Moment: New Age Islam’s Selection from Indian Press, 12 September 2015

A New Tahrir Moment?

By Vijay Prashad

Europe’s Immigration Debacle; Who Is To Blame?

By Mrutyuanjai Mishra

Mumbai Meat Ban: ‘Get Off the Ban-Wagon’

By Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

 

The Myth of Logical Conclusions: New Age Islam’s Selection from Pakistan Press, 8 September 2015

The Myth Of Logical Conclusions

By Zoha Waseem

Can We Do More?

By Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

 


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 78 79 80


Get New Age Islam in Your Inbox
E-mail:
Most Popular Articles
Videos

The Reality of Pakistani Propaganda of Ghazwa e Hind and Composite Culture of IndiaPLAY 

Global Terrorism and Islam; M J Akbar provides The Indian PerspectivePLAY 

Shaukat Kashmiri speaks to New Age Islam TV on impact of Sufi IslamPLAY 

Petrodollar Islam, Salafi Islam, Wahhabi Islam in Pakistani SocietyPLAY 

Dr. Muhammad Hanif Khan Shastri Speaks on Unity of God in Islam and HinduismPLAY 

Indian Muslims Oppose Wahhabi Extremism: A NewAgeIslam TV Report- 8PLAY 

NewAgeIslam, Editor Sultan Shahin speaks on the Taliban and radical IslamPLAY 

Reality of Islamic Terrorism or Extremism by Dr. Tahirul QadriPLAY 

Sultan Shahin, Editor, NewAgeIslam speaks at UNHRC: Islam and Religious MinoritiesPLAY 

NEW COMMENTS

  • It is a good read. What do you think of ISIS, al Qaida, al shabab, Boko haram, Taliban, Jemma Islamiyah, Abu Sayyaf, Ansar al sharia, ...
    ( By Royalj )
  • Nice to see you Secular logic after long time. You said that there is no cure in Islam here is my understanding why there is no ...
    ( By Aayina )
  • Well said - “Without conscience, they murder divinity itself when they kill human beings…” Somebody had said that – ‘People do not commit evil so savagely ...
    ( By Rashid Samnakay )
  • There is nothing wrong with Quran. We only need to declare Qur'an a created work of God that evolved with the passage of time. We ...
    ( By Sultan Shahin )
  • You are right Ghulam Mohiyuddin Saheb, a radical reorientation of Islam is required. '
    ( By Sultan Shahin )
  • How many more wake up calls do you need and how much more introspection? Fat lot of use all your proclamations against terrorism are. Ulema ...
    ( By secularlogic )
  • Extremists kill and destroy what they do not like. They destroy everything beautiful in Islam. Trying to educate them on "true Islam" does not seem ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • There may be a problem with "Islam as enshrined in the Quran". Taliban scholars and ISIS scholars are quite convinced that they are right and ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Of course, Muslim intelligentia should introspect why this is happening despite their outcry?
    ( By Rashid )
  • I see this menace of getting rid of people in every religion but are there platforms wherein, say, Muslims discuss of this deviousness (incl. ostracism) ...
    ( By Deepa Natarajan )
  • To Safaqat M My feelings are not hurted. If you cannot trust Hindus that is your community problem, we trusted Muslims, so who ever wanted to stay they ...
    ( By Aayina )
  • Sorry, there is no room in the Quran for asking long dead saints and Prophets for favours and help. Too many verses to quote.
    ( By Mubashir )
  • If taken honestly, your reflections on the killing of Amjad Sabri are really eye-opening and soul searching.This is true that most of us never venture ...
    ( By Faheem Qadri )
  • I would like to say some basic facts concerning triple talaq, Halala, and polygamy. As I have stated in another thread, sex is an inexorable ...
    ( By Royalj )
  • The piece on Wg CDR M.Y. Khan is a true reflection of the officer and gentleman that he was. He did not wear his patriotism ...
    ( By A S Gurunathan )
  • In response to Ayeena, In my "very personal opinion" Muslims would have been stronger in United India but the present state of muslims in India leads ...
    ( By Shafqat Mahmood )
  • Sir: I agree with the views expressed by Mr. Zeb Khan...such is the state of Ulemas and the Umma...is it purely due to the ...
    ( By Syed Ali )
  • Only satanic cults would use assassination of progressives as a preferred method to advance their diabolical goals.
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • The beauty of the Qur'an lies in its sublime expression in idioms metaphors and allegories. The lilting qiraat is possible because of its poetic construction ...
    ( By Hanif Salat )
  • One has to agree with the author when he says, "On Fridays, one can hardly hear a word of God’s mercy, achievements of human beings, ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Several of the examples in the Wikipedia's long list of conspiracy theories conform to my definition of "conspiracy theory". However I am not saying ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • As the author says, "As long as we refuse to appreciate that the Qur’an may be divinely inspired but is human-authored, we will be forced ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Bhaiyo ek dusre ko nicha dikhana ya ek dusre Ke charm ko bura batane Ki jagah ek dusre she acchi baatein seekho. '
    ( By Ravi kumar )
  • Amazed, because of intolerance, but not surprised. ' When people by pass Allah and start begging for help from a Messenger who passed away and ...
    ( By Mubashir )
  • We ought to pray in this blessed month of Ramadan “May Allah Almighty eradicate all such terrorism that is killing the innocent lives!” ...
    ( By GHULAM GHAUS غلام غوث )
  • After all, terrorism is mortal. No terrorism lasted forever. Terrorism of Namrud, Pharaoh, Hitler and all terrorists vanished. Similarly terrorism of ISIS will vanish soon. ...
    ( By GHULAM GHAUS غلام غوث )
  • Why the War on Terror May Never End, because those waging war on terror are supporting means of terror one way or the other. ....
    ( By GHULAM GHAUS غلام غوث )
  • Nice article! The purpose of fasting in the month of Ramadan is to attain taqwa. Taqwa is achieved through complete faith, love of Allah Almighty, ...
    ( By GHULAM GHAUS غلام غوث )
  • Radwan's intentions are not being questioned nor has my comment anything to do with disliking what he says. Anyone who argues for suspension of any ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • GM Sb, You may have a restricted meaning of "conspiracy theory" but that is not what it means. Take the definition from the Wikipedia ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Twin brother kills...... This was going to happen and will continue to happen. Hindusium is prime example of it, every matter of life, death, day today ...
    ( By Aayina )
  • Hassan Radwan's plea is a rational answer to the scrutiny and criticism that the Quran has been subjected to since the atrocities of ISIS ....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Naseer Ahmed saab, . . . We both know what a conspiracy is. The phrase "conspiracy theory" however has come to assume a specific meaning. ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • شرؔیفوں کی اولاد بے تربیت ہے تبہ انکی حالت بُری انکی گت ہے
    ( By Hamdard )
  • GM Sb, Conspiracy has a legal definition. Conspiracy is the collusion of two or more people pursuing illegal means to effect some illegal or immoral end. ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • ایک مجلس میں تین طلاقیں دینا بدعت اور ناجائز عمل ہے۔ لہذا اس سے بچنا لازم اور صرف ایک طلاق دی جائے یا ضروری ہو ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus غلام غو ث )
  • Look at most believers of Islam, or indeed any religion: the vast majority don’t even know what their “holy texts” say" Hassan Radwan also falls ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Naseer Ahmed saab, . . . The Watergate breakin, the Iran contra, the Savings and Loan scandal and the anthrax ....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • To Who created Title: It seems the creater of tile of the article is created by man, especially Muslim men. What Taslima ...
    ( By Aayina )
  • Sex is an inexorable law of nature, and more accentuated in men than women. Men are more inclined to use triple talaq on flimsy ground ...
    ( By Royalj )