Tag archive for ‘Muslims’
By pak_adnews On Monday, June 6th, 2016
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The Right Way to Observe Ramadan

By Mustafa Akyol THE Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins today and with it the long hours of fasting by hundreds of millions of Muslims. The daylong fast during the lunar month in which we Muslims believe that More...

Incredible India
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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India cannot simply wish away the threat of the Islamic State

It is a remarkably complacent remark coming as it does from Union home minister Rajnath Singh. He has said that India has no threat from the terror organisation Islamic State (IS) and that Indian values will prevent More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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Assam Governor PB Acharya told Indian Muslims to go to Pakistan

Assam governor and BJP leader Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya courted controversy when he allegedly made a statement, on 22 November, that Indian Muslims were free to go anywhere including Pakistan and Bangladesh. On More...

Incredible India
By pak_adnews On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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India’s prime minister Narendra Modi suffers embarrassing setback on eve of UK visit

By Leila Nathoo Indian voters decisively rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party in a crucial regional election billed as a referendum on his leadership, held amid growing criticism of his government More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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India’s Modi faces an existential choice

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which rules India, has suffered crushing defeat in the provincial elections in the populous northern state of Bihar on the Gangetic plains. Almost all estimates forecast a neck-and-neck More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Indian Muslim, Accused of Stealing a Cow, Is Beaten to Death by a Hindu Mob

Volunteers of the Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) take part in a drill on the last day of their three-day workers’ meeting in Ahmedabad, India, in this January 4, 2015 file More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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The Might of the Pen – Indian Writers Stand Up To Modi

By Ananya Vajpeyi Over the past month, Indian writers have been returning awards from India’s National Academy of Letters, the Sahitya Akademi. They have issued individual statements, signed written petitions, More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Al-Qaeda vs Daish: A Deadly Propaganda War

By Iftikhar Hussain Jazib Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi and Daish have emerged from Al-Qaeda’s branch in Iraq but the violence and terror unleashed by them have even belittled Al-Qaeda and its affiliated terrorist outfits. More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Minorities in Indian polity: A grim tale of discrimination, violence, state impunity

By Kadayam Subramanian  The UN Declaration on Minorities, 1992 brings out the need for special attention to the ‘national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities’. The Constitution of India, 1950 does More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
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Special Report: Battling for India’s soul, state by state

An ascendant Hindu nationalist group wants minority Muslims and Christians to accept that India is a nation of Hindus, and is pushing some of them to convert. An election in the volatile state of West Bengal has More...