Muslim voices of sanity need to be heard - 2 months ago
Lack of political will, weak intelligence, inadequate laws, poor enforcements and political mud slinging, result again and again in tragedies of the kind at now Hyderabad and at umpteen places elsewhere.
Reliving the romance of Chandni Chowk - 1 year ago
Why should any attempt be made to rename an area that has been synonymous with the citys life and culture and is considered by Delhi-ites as the Soul of Delhi?
Muslims must move ahead and change with the times - 2 years ago
The community must take a leaf from the Parsi minority, discard their prejudices and outmoded habits, and adjust themselves to the requirements of the modern era.
The real meaning of sacrifice - 2 years ago
Prophet Mohammed himself has been the embodiment of sacrifice all his life. The sacrifice of the animals is just a ritual whereas the essence lies far beyond.
The tragedy of Indian Muslims is their leadership - 2 years ago
Indias second largest majority not minority has been repeatedly let down by their leaders. After the Ayodhya judgment, it is now time to build bridges with Hindus.
We need both a mandir and a masjid in Ayodhya - 2 years ago
Theres a mysterious lull in the run-up to the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid verdict from the Allahabad high court. However, the voices of sanity call for a compromise.
Who will give Urdu the kiss of life? - 2 years ago
Urdu, the language of the freedom struggle, will die unless it is introduced in schools as part of a trilingual formula.
Fasting, a sacrifice for greater things - 2 years ago
My late mother once told me: You need to sacrifice to achieve great things. True, Ramadan fasting to Muslims globally, is a reiteration of the same saying.
Why are our madrasas dithering on reform? - 2 years ago
Many madrasas find the teaching of modern subjects such as science and mathematics alongside the Koran as too much of a dichotomy.
Performance is the watchword for Muslims - 3 years ago
It agonises people like me who follow the voice of reason and sanity that the issue of quotas (a non-issue) for Muslims has turned into such a major point of contention.