• "At least 113 people have been killed by Hindu mobs since 2015." An endless....
    ( By Ghulam Faruki )
  • "We can take a cue from Western countries, where Azaan is generally called inside....
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  • “There are several Hadiths mentioning Ghazwa-e-Hind and its virtues, but the chain of narrators is weak, ....
    ( By Abdul Rehman Hamza )
  • cosmic fine tuning is a proof against theism. when you claim that cosmic fine tuning proves...
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  • Azaan is unIslamic because it is not revealed by Allah. It was just the idea of an ordinary Muslim.'
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  • Modern media proving to be a tool for unscrupulous elected politicians.'
    ( By SatishB )
  • If Oxford-educated Imran Khan is so bad, will Oxford-educated Malala be far behind?'
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  • It is a shame that Duterte failed to crush the jihadis. He should have learnt from the Chinese.'
    ( By SatishB )
  • Sunnis see the failure of Islam in Shias. They remind them of the falsehood of Islam.'
    ( By SatishB )
  • Mainstream media is not addressing these crucial blindspots in Islamic belief...
    ( By SatishB )
  • Where does Quran allow diversity in worship?'
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  • pakistan is a victim (again) of stokholm syndrome. having converted to the religion of their violent conquerors, they have....
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  • If people had made choice, Author should not be complaining, people had left the old...
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  • We have seen your defence, of Yazdi womens, Rapes of Dalits in Paksitana and you say your....
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  • Muskims are lunatics and had killed millions Hindus, the way you guys indirect support....
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  • hatred is almost always mutual. but the parties to this hatred will always claim that it is unilateral....
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  • why don't you ask the islamic scholars who write regularly here? that should do it. that...
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  • you are again indulging in a fallacy. according to islamic jurisprudence, the evidentiary...
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  • according to one school of historians muslim rulers did not kill as many people as hindu rulers killed...
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  • Many muslim Scholar hold that Only poor Muslims are eligible for Zakat al-Fitr.Non Muslims are not eligible....
    ( By Dr.A.Anburaj )
  • "Kindly do serve position of Indian Muslim as they are targeted and attacked day by day."'
    ( By Ayaz Saiyed )
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  • I do not believe in Shariah. I have said umpteen times that all laws should be...
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  • Aayena, Muslim armies did not kill such huge numbers in India as Hindu armies did. Ashok...
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  • What will they say? That Islamic precepts do not have to be good, sensible, fair and ....
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  • It was Islamic Jihad, so police were killed, which you support to love land of India ....
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  • @Meera Arshad sb wishes peace and harmony for both Sunnis and Shias but as long as the...
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  • "As we all know, the dominant narrative within Islam is that apostates are to be killed by any ...
    ( By Anjum )
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    Islam and Politics

    The bench ruled, responding to a bunch of pleas, that the Azaan can be recited by the muezzin from the minarets of mosques without using any amplifying devices, and the administration is directed not to cause hindrance to the same on the pretext of the guidelines to contain the COVID-19 pandemic....

    Islam and Spiritualism

    These collectively unify to focus on a Unique Singularity that manifests in the Doctrine of At-Tawhid as divine governing System of physical and spiritual universe. God’s Infinite Variety of Names are manifested in the diversity of nature that includes our complex intertwined material and spiritual life…..

    Islamic World News

    • Iraq Military Spokesman to Asharq Al-Awsat: ISIS No Longer Poses a Threat

    • 'Azerbaijan Wouldn't Exist Without Caucasian Islamic Army'

    • Pakistan Will Remain A Responsible Nuclear State, Qureshi Says

    • Locust Attack: A Joint Fight by India And Pakistan, Over The Years

    • Indonesia Rolls Out Public Shaming for Coronavirus Violators

    • South Africa: COVID-19 - MJC Recommends That Mosques Stay Closed for Another Month

    • US Adviser Accuses VOA Of Being ‘Voice of Iran’

    • Iran: Brutal Killing of Floyd Indicates Systematic Racism in US

    Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau

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    Islam, Women and Feminism

    • Re-Think Gender Roles, Says Tunisian Feminist Feminist Activist and Former Lawmaker

    • Yemen’s First Responders Are Women Peace Builders

    • Israel Defense Forces Not in Hurry to Integrate Women in Elite Combat Units

    • COVID-19 Poses Challenges For Indonesia’s Female Peacekeepers

    • UN Highlights 'Women in Peacekeeping' On International Peacekeepers Day

    • US Coercive Measures Against Iran Hurting Women

    • UN-Women Head Praises Egypt's Efforts Preserving Women’s Needs While Fighting COVID-19

    Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


    Islam and Politics

    The canard was started with the circulation of an audio clip where Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad Kandhalvi instructed his followers to not follow social distancing and disobey Covid-19-related prohibitory orders. The Indian Express reported that a forensic examination by Delhi Police found that the audio clip was doctored. ....

    Islamic Society

    From its inception, the debate that embroiled a nascent Pakistan in never-ending internal strife was its status as an Islamic Republic. Since then, the country has been divided among hardcore religious ideologues and secular liberals, with no moderate scion in sight....

    Current Affairs

    Specifically, I am enraged by white women weaponizing racial anxiety, using their white femininity to activate systems of white terror against black men. This has long been a power white woman realized they had and that they exerted….


    Radical Islamism and Jihad

    The foreign fighter-backed jihadist invasion placed the southern Philippines on the global terrorism map, killing 1,100 and displacing over 350,000 civilians, 127,865 of whom are still displaced according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)....

    Urdu Section

    یہ حقیقت ہے کہ آج علی گڑھ مسلم یونیورسٹی کے تعلیم یافتہ پوری دنیا میں پھیلے ہوئے ہیں اور عالمی سطح پر ہندوستانی تہذیب اور ثقافت کو فروغ دے رہے ہیں۔ سرسید ہندوستانی مسلمانوں کے اولین سماجی مصلحین میں سےتھے جنھوں نے جہالت کی چادر کو چاک کیا اور مسلمانوں میں جدید تعلیم کی روح پھونک کر انھیں ایک نئی زندگی عطا کی۔......


    Islam and Sectarianism

    There was a time when Shia Sunni marriages were common in the subcontinent. But today we have a situation where people in Pakistan are hell bent on proving that Jinnah was not a Shia. How did we get here? The reasons for this are both religious and political. In Islamic theology, the Shias have been the ‘other’ which has arisen out of hair-splitting debates regarding the succession of the Prophet. Indeed the ‘election’ of caliphs within Islam has been largely been political affairs. The Shia Sunni divide is more of a political issue for which theological justifications were invented later on.,,,,

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    Islam and Politics

    The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 or the commonly known Triple Talaq Bill should go down in history as a bill of pure spite than a necessary law. The bill is discriminatory to the core and ironically, it will act as a hindrance to the much-needed Uniform Civil Code (UCC)....

    Books and Documents

    True, we have a mind and a physical body, but we aren’t them (although most people think contrarily and so suffer). We are actually the Soul/Spirit/Atman or Life Energy that keeps a person alive. It arrives at birth and departs at death. It is invisible, intangible and beyond human comprehension and definition....

    The War Within Islam
    Slave Muslims and their Masters
    Rashid Samnakay, New Age Islam

    The slavish non-Arab Muslims are so engrossed in aping their masters that they in addition to other modes of Arabs, even grow beards to look them, which the prince scoffs at and said “...they grow beards to look like us, but they look like they have come straight from the forest”...

    Islam, Women and Feminism

    Imagine the society where “Panchayat” is ordering to rape a weak woman? The high illiteracy rate and orthodox system led to violations of religious and social rights. In 2005, a woman was gang raped by the police on the refusal of paying bribe so that her husband would be released from prison....

    Islamic Ideology

    They have established a personality cult of the person Muhammad hence a nation of Muhammadan.

    The purpose of this enterprise is to monopolise Islam as a revenue earner, centred at the city of Makkah (the Muslim Vatican) and extracting immense wealth from ignorant, simplistic, emotionally and spiritually charged Believers....

    Islam and Politics

    American officials invariably describe him as concise, inquisitive, and even humble. He pours his own coffee, and to illustrate his love for America, sometimes tells visitors that he has taken his grandchildren to Disney World incognito. ....

    Islam, Women and Feminism

    Out of Respect Tents are used to Bury Muslim Women in The UAE

    Bahrain Top Court Revokes Female Activist's Citizenship

    Art Workshop Helps Turkish, Syrian Women Bond

    IHC Reserves Judgement on Intra Court Appeal Of New Muslim Girls

    Pakistani Activists Want Anti-Chid Bride Bill Approved

    Senior Saudi Cleric Slams ‘Paranoia’ Over Segregation between Men And Women

    Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

    Islam and Politics

    Mashriqi and Bose headed prominent political movements dedicated to obtaining freedom for the Indian sub-continent. Mashriqi founded his private army, known as the Khaksar Tehrik (Khaksar Movement) in 1930. The Tehrik welcomed people from all faiths. Through the Tehrik, Mashriqi taught Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and others how unity and discipline in their ranks could help them overturn foreign rule....

    Islamic Society

    The wisdom behind making the intention of attaining pleasure of Allah is manifold, especially in the materialistic world. This creates genuineness, honesty, sincerity and selfless attitude in all worldly and religious actions. When a man does pious deeds purely for the sake of God, he starts expecting nothing but proximity with God as a reward for his pious actions….

    Islamic Society

    To them, the authenticity (Asālat) of a tradition lies in its exact transmission from one generation to another with responsibility (Amānat). However, it does not prevent them from resorting to creative re-thinking (Ijtihad) for the construction of ‘new knowledge’ in an intellectual effort to address various issues of their societies. This is what catches the imagination of modern graduates of Indo-Pak madrasas, mostly youths in their 30s, in the academic exercises of the Madrasa Discourses.....

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    Radical Islamism and Jihad
    Indian Muslim Clergy to Counter ISIS Propaganda: But they should go beyond rhetoric to a genuine counter-narrative that refutes Jihadism based on traditional Islamic theology

    The clergy is required to counter the exclusivist Jihadi theology of violence and supremacism which is primarily based on the traditional Islamic theology of consensus of all schools of thought. This has to be done through a counter-narrative based on a new inclusivist theology of peace and pluralism. But to do that the clergy will have to work towards evolving a new theology that is different from the traditional theology taught in madrasas. It is this age-old theology that is used by Jihadis to propagate their message. 

    It cannot be stressed enough that the reason Jihadis have been able to capture the imagination of thousands of our youth the world over is that they are not saying anything new. They are simply showing a way to practice what the ulema (religious scholars) have been preaching. The Jihadi narrative is the traditional Islamic theological narrative of Islam domination over all other religious beliefs, and eradication of what it considers the biggest crimes humanity can commit, particularly shirk, polytheism or idol worship, and kufr, rejection of the prophethood of Hazrat Mohammad (pbuh). All the most eminent scholars of Islam from Imam Ghazali (11th-12th century) to Imam Ibn-e-Taimiya (13th-14th century), Mujaddid Alf-e-Saani Sheikh Sirhindi (16th-17th century), Shah Waliullah Muhaddis Dehlavi (18th century) have shown a vision of political Islam that was finally given a more definite form in the 20th century by Maulana Syed Abul A’la Maududi, Hassan al-Banna, and Syed Qutb. The Jihadi ideologues of the 21st century may be stressing some parts of this traditional narrative more vigorously and downplaying some other aspects. But they are not saying anything that is entirely new or radically different.

    Jihadi literature has not dropped from the sky all of a sudden. This is not the creation of Osama bin Laden or so-called “Khalifa” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Their narrative of world domination, fighting those who do not accept the message of Islam is basically what is taught in all our madrasas. The definition of Jihad as fighting those who do not accept the oneness of God and prophethood of Mohammad (pbuh) is found in books of every school of Sunni fiqh (jurisprudence), be it Hanafi, Malaki, Shafei or Hanbali. Indeed, even Shia theology does not differ much with Sunnis in matters of political Islam. They too want world domination for Islam and desire to subdue all non-Muslims.

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