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Between Facts and Fabrications

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Of all the Muslim rulers who ruled vast territories of India from 712 to 1857 CE, probably no one received as much condemnation from Western and few of the Indian writers as Aurangzeb did. He has been castigated as a Muslim who was anti-Hindu, who taxed them, who tried to convert them, who discriminated against [...]

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Empowering Muslim Politics

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am an ardent reader of Islamic Voice. It is noteworthy that all issues give me better reading about the Muslim world, Islamic jurisprudence with moderate stand, which was of Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) and of his companions. Having gained these all delicious resources, let me kindly request in terms of its political perspective ,that this [...]

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Betrayed by Tour Operators

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I had been on an Umrah visit through a private tour operator from February 14 to March 2, 2014. Our batch consisted of about 65 to 70 pilgrims. I had a bitter experience which I want to share with the readers in detail, so that future pilgrims going on Hajj or Umrah through tour operators [...]

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God and His Mercy

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have read with interest the question “With All My Sins, How to Be Mindful of God’’? and its answer given by IdrisTawfiq (Islamic Voice, March 2014) and wanted to write a few lines on his answer. The man who puts the question has kept his name concealed for the reason best known to him. [...]

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Very Enlightening

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sir, The piece “Mandate 2014” in the Islamic Voice of February 2014 issue was indeed very refreshing, enlightening and stimulating. It was also well-planned, timely and insightful. I felt like hearing a panel discussion among a well-meaning group of persons. I expect more likes of it in near future on major issues confronting the community [...]

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Dec. 2013 Issue was Excellent

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islamic Voice issue of December 2013 had some very good articles. To mention some, “Muslims Unveil 2014 Poll Agenda” was very thought provoking. The news item, “ campaign to respect the name Muhammad” also was inspiring and I was happy to know that the students are doing such a noble task. Varsha Sharma’s article “Prophet [...]

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AAP and Muslims

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is a discussion going on in the Muslim circles about why Muslims should support AAP (Aam Aadmi Party). Muslims are standing at the cross roads thinking, what role they can play in the forthcoming elections of 2014. On one hand, there is a Congress party and on the other hand, there is a fear [...]

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Insistence on ‘Allah’

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

This has reference to Mustafa Akyol’s letter on Malaysian court verdict on use of word Allah (Islamic Voice, Nov. 2013) It is true that Allah is the God of Muslims and Christians and for that matter the entire humanity, but when Christians refer to Jesus as the son of God, the confusion occurs. In the [...]

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Islam is Easy, Muslims Make it Difficult

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is an authentic saying attributed to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him): “Religion is very easy and whoever overburdens himself/herself in matters of religion will not be able to carry on with it. So, be not extremists, but try to attain perfection and receive the good tidings that you will be rewarded.” (Bukhari) [...]

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Rupee Coin with Vaishno Devi image

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

India is a secular country but the RBI has brought out a coin with Mata Vaishno Devi image. This goes against the spirit of the Constitution which prohibits use of symbols belonging to a particular religion or community on official stationery, coinages, currency. I have written to the Reserve Bank of India regarding this. If [...]

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