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SPECIAL REPORT: Hindutva groups in Modi-land to now target Rural Gujarat with vengeance, Muslims frightened

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani Ahmedabad: Close on the heels of Chhatral violence in Gujarat, it seems that after urban communal polarisation, it is now rural areas which are on the hit list of RSS-led Hindutva footsoldiers in Gujarat. Farzan Saiyed, the 32-year-old man attacked by alleged Hindutva goons in Chhatral …

Popular Front of India-Jharkhand Ban

Muslim leaders demand Jharkhand government withdraw ban on Popular Front of India

IMO News Service New Delhi: Condemning the ban on the Jharkhand unit of Popular Front of India (PFI) by Jharkhand government, leaders of important Muslim organisations and leading figures of the Indian Muslim community considered the ban tantamount to murdering democracy. The Muslim community leaders said in a joint statement …

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Raising a Muslim child in India: A recently published book presents an unsettling narrative

By Rohini Nair When Nazia Erum’s child was to be born in 2014, the mother-to-be found herself wondering what to name him/her. What may seem like a typical expectant parent’s dilemma, however, had an undertone: should Nazia choose a traditional Islamic name or one that couldn’t be easily identified with …