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Disquieting Portents

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A rank outsider Mr. Donald Trump’s advent into the White House must be the biggest surprise of the year we are going to bid adieu in a month from now. The outcome of the United State’s Presidential election and the positive endorsement of Britain’s exit from the European Union signal emergence of the protectionist trends […]

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Avoiding Partisan Politics

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Perhaps only the very credulous would believe Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s words calling for protection of rights of Muslim women against practices like three talaq. Politicising issues like gender justice or Uniform Civil Code should not be attempted in electioneering. But Mr. Modi’s reference to the issue at an election rally in Bundelkhand in Uttar […]

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Law Commission Questionnaire – Needed a Sensible Response

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The exercise on Uniform Civil Code (UCC) must be responded to appropriately and dispassionately by the Muslim community. The questionnaire issued by the Law Commission Chairman, Justice B. S. Chauhan, on October 7 provides legal luminaries, thinkers, social activists and NGOs enough scope to put up their viewpoint on matters of civil laws, discuss threadbare […]

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Rejecting Vigilantism

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The so-called Cow Protection campaign has become the leitmotif of right wing extremists’ dream of realizing their violent designs against minorities. In its second year now, it is beginning to hurt the BJP itself. The campaign has indeed come to touch its nadir. It is clear that the campaign is basically divisive in its nature, […]

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A Big Thank You To Team Islamic Voice!

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The president, secretaries and the managing committee of Azam Baitul Maal is immensely happy to see the good appreciation of activities of Azam Baitul Maal which was published in the August 2016 issue of Islamic Voice. Our sincere thanks to the full team of Islamic Voice for the report which has enhanced the image of […]

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Healing the Wounds in Kashmir

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The latest round of street violence and shutdown of normal activity in the Kashmir Valley is completing nearly two months. No amount of persuasion has worked with youths incensed over killing of Burhan Vani at the hands of the security forces. Nearly 60 lives have been lost during violent engagement and scuffles with police. Young […]

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Chilcot’s Anatomy of a War

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Western democracies pining for new Wars to sustain their industry nullifies the very essence of their being. Peace has become a threat for Western democracies. At least this is broadly evident from the Chilcot Report which presented its findings leading to involvement of Britain in the Iraq War launched in league with big brother the […]

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Too Less, Too Lenient

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Ahmedabad special court verdict sentencing 11 convicts to life imprisonment, 12 to seven years and another to 10 years in jail in Gulberg Society massacre case has come too late and with extremely lenient sentences. Sixty nine Muslim residents had been massacred by a weapon -wielding killer mob of around 3,000 people in the […]

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Relook at Career Choices

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Now that a new academic session stares into our face, we need to reassess our priorities. Job market is changing very fast. New initiatives like ‘Make in India’, ‘Digital India’, ‘Smart Cities’ too are urging a relook at the way we work, live, earn, entertain, spend, consume, save and invest. Jobs and businesses are linked […]

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Friendless Saudis

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The bubble of Saudi vanity is about to burst. Dipping oil prices have sucked the vitality out of Saudi Arabia’s economy. The Kingdom’s budget has moved into huge deficit. The US Legislature is pushing a law to arraign the Kingdom before a court, as an accused in the 9/11 terrorist attack case. The name of […]

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