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Feature: Demolition, resettlement: Tale of two colonies in Delhi

Aisha Siddiqui “In the 60 years we have lived here, we arranged a house for ourselves, water and electricity, they ask us to raze our home to the ground and take the land, where will we go?” asks Pushpa, a resident of Pant Nagar South Indian Camp. In Madanpur-Khadar, a …

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Article: Pakistan Feels for Afghanistan

Faridullah Farid The last prophet and messenger of Allah,Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.W) said, “The believers in their love, mutual compassion and intimate relationships are like one body; when any section suffers, the whole body responds with alertness and fever. The faithful are like one man: if his eyes suffer, so does …

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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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