The simple act of sharing a meal together lays down the foundation of a new friendships and inter religious understanding.
Author: Sanobar Fatma
From a half won battle of gender equality to a culture that celebrates only the reproductive role of women, India, a nation with over seventy years of democracy and a constitutional guarantee of equality is yet to give to its women freedom in the true sense of the term. But[Read More…]
As an Indian Muslim, the most significant event was that it was on the 27th of Ramadan, 1947 that freedom came to our country (27th Ramadan is the day of Laylatul Qadr, the night of destiny).
Uighurs are mostly of Turkic origin and speak Turkish, some of them are Kazakhs. The total population is around 24 million and about a half of them are Sunni Muslims.
Kisi din ye tamasha muskura kar hum bhi dekhenge – An Ethereal Beauty, an Iconic Career and a Heartbreaking End
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever Its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness ~ John Keats Madhubala, the unparalleled vision of love on screen, etched in minds forever when she appeared as a mysterious beauty searching for love, she dazzled the film world with her[Read More…]
When 21 soldiers of the Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army took on 10000 Afghans.
We the People of Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic of India: Hind Desh ke niwasi sabhi jan ek hai?
Today is an important day for India. For it was on this day, eighty-nine years ago, that people of India took the pledge of poorna swaraj. When freedom came, this day became our Republic Day. It was today that the constitution of India was adopted marking a continuity between the[Read More…]
In the midst of a desert, lofty buildings with barbed wire fencing stand tall, red letters on them urge people to learn Chinese, study the laws, and acquire skills that would help them get jobs. Around them, guards stand at attention making clear to the visitors that they would not[Read More…]
Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was a man who spent his life fighting against extremism, oppression, corruption and injustice. He taught his people the virtues of gentleness, kindness, patience. If then, he was alive today do you think he would bother about a cartoon or[Read More…]
Reh gayi rasm-e-azaan, rooh-e-bilaali na rahi Falsafa reh gaya, talqeen-e-ghazali na rahi – Mohammad Iqbal Eid-ul-Adha marks one of the two holiest events in the Muslim calendar, commemorating Prophet Ibrahim’s (peace be upon him) willingness to sacrifice his first-born son, Ishmael at Allah’s request, but before he could carry it[Read More…]