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Article: ‘This time, Muslims of India will resist’: Shashi Tharoor on Varanasi

Shashi Tharoor The controversy over a court order authorising a video inspection of the Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi is one more reminder that in India debates over history are not confined to the distant past alone. The assumption behind the request is that the mosque was built on a demolished …

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Feature: Marriage with Hindu woman leaves a Muslim family miserable in Madhya Pradesh

Zenaira Bakhsh In Madhya Pradesh‘s Dindori village, on 5 April, 24-year-old Asif received a phone call from 22-year-old Sahu, she told him that her parents were sending her to a relative’s home to keep her away from Asif and to avoid communal violence. The couple met in a nearby village …

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Article: The Kashmir Files: Myth or reality (Part 4)

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai “Terrorism-related charges leveled against me are concocted, fabricated and politically motivated” and that “If seeking Azadi (Freedom) is a crime, then I am ready to accept this crime and its consequences,” Yasin Malik said during the trial, reported by Associated Press. I believe that the loss …

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Feature: Court ordered Gyanvapi survey emboldening Hindutva brigade

Team Clarion New Delhi — The claims of Shivling having been found inside Varanasi’s Gyanvapi mosque following a survey the mosque on the directions of a local court has sparked concerns among Muslims with community leaders worrying that the ground is being prepared for a repeat of the Babri Masjid …

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Education: the hidden causality of Kashmir conflict

By Altaf Hussain Wani The right to education is a basic human right deemed indispensable for the exercise of other human rights. It has been duly recognised as an inalienable human right in a number of international conventions, including the Universal Declaration for Human Rights (UDHR), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and other world treaties. Sadly, …

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Feature: The Plight And Rights Of Dalit Students In School Campuses

Subrajitroy New Delhi, May 17 (KMS): The Dalit community is one of the most marginalised and disadvantaged ones in India. The community has confronted discrimination not just in India, but in all the different nations Indians have migrated to. In India, caste plays a role in education in discriminating against …

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Why Urdu language draws ire of India’s right-wing?

Who does Urdu belong to? India’s right-wing seems to think it’s a foreign import, forced upon by so-called Islamic invaders. The latest fracas happened in April when a reporter from a far-right new channel barged into a popular fast-food chain and heckled its employees for labelling a bag of snacks …

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