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Myanmar: Persecution of Rohingya Muslims

September 14, 2017 - 11:12 am in Culture, Faiths

Massive protests are being witnessed in many countries, Bangla Desh, Pakistan, India among others against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar (September 2017). This time around violence seems to have been triggered due to the attack by militants…

Visions of Secularism: Triple Talaq Judgment

September 8, 2017 - 5:54 pm in Faiths, Reforms

Secularism is once again being debated after the 5 member Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court of India set aside by majority of 3:2 Judgment in…

Communal response to Hamid Ansari’s parting truth

August 24, 2017 - 7:37 pm in Faiths, Society

Its history but worth noting that it was at Aurangzeb’s court that his daughter zaibunnisa’s maid servant dropped the mirror of glasses which broke…

How to Revive the spirit of Quit India Movement ?

August 21, 2017 - 12:37 pm in Faiths, Reforms

The ‘Quit India’ movement 1942, whose 75th anniversary is currently being celebrated, was the major landmark in the struggle for India’s Independence. On 8thAugust the Indian National Congress working Committee Meeting at Gowalia Tank Maidan (now August…

Amarnath Yatra, Kashmir Turmoil and Communal Cauldron

August 1, 2017 - 2:51 pm in Faiths, Governance

The turmoil in Kashmir has worsened since the encounter of Burhan Wani last year (2016). The ceaseless protests, the handling of protests leading to deaths and blinding of many is very disturbing. To cap this negative development the attack on Amaranth pilgrims…

In the Name of Holy Cow: Lynching,Lynching’s and more Lynching’s

July 11, 2017 - 9:39 am in Faiths

The lynching of Junaid (June 2017) in the outskirts of Delhi, in a train, did come as a saturation point in the conscience of large sections of society. To express their anguish people came to streets in great number in a largely spontaneous protest, ‘Not…

Manipulation of History for Social Engineering | Ram Puniyani

June 14, 2017 - 7:29 pm in Culture, Faiths

The agenda of Hindu nationalism is to polarize the communities along religious lines and to subjugate the lower castes within its gambit. The first major target of this politics was to demonize the Muslim kings as foreigners, aggressors, who tried to convert…

Babri Masjid Ramjanmbhoomi Dispute: Need for Justice

April 6, 2017 - 8:41 pm in Culture, Faiths

After the long wait, the Supreme Court Chief Justice J.S. Khehar opined that long-pending dispute of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid should be settled out of court. (March 2017) He even offered to mediate himself in the matter. Uniformly most of the spokesperson…

Jaipur Hotelier attacked in the name of Beef

March 29, 2017 - 10:35 pm in Faiths, Society

The case of Hotel Hyatt Rabbani, Polo Victory, Jaipur Date 19th March 2017 | Time 6pm onwards Arrested: Receptionist Wasim and cleaner Qasim, on the look out for the owner Naeem Rabbani Police Station, Sindhi Camp, Jaipur Charges, disturbing peace, restraining…

Time to Defend Democratic Rights of all Indians

March 29, 2017 - 6:05 pm in Faiths

People's Alliance for Democracy and Secularism (PADS) condemns the murder of rationalist H. Farook in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu on March 16, 2017. Farook was a member of Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam (Dravidian Freedom Organisation) which is inspired by the rationalist…