December 01, 2020
C.M. Naim

C.M. Naim

  • The ‘Shahi Imams’ Of India
    The ‘Shahi Imams’ Of India

    While the ‘Shahi’ Imam of the Jama Masjid in Delhi has been much in the news lately, he is not...

  • Be Crazy With God...
    Be Crazy With God...

    If in the process of discovering his or her place within the greater scheme of things, an individual human...

  • Will Justice Katju Please Take Note?
    Will Justice Katju Please Take Note?

    How a Delhi Urdu paper used the Chinese earthquake photos of 2010 and spread hatred against Tibetans and...

  • The Maulana Who Loved Krishna
    The Maulana Who Loved Krishna

    Hasrat Mohani was not just a maverick when it came to publicly championing the radical thinking of Tilak. He...

  • The Deadening Silence Of Good Intentions
    The Deadening Silence Of Good Intentions

    Closed gates; zipped lips. What happens when an exhibition on the Quran opens in New Delhi.

  • A Musafir To London
    A Musafir To London

    Today marks the 194th birthday of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. In 1869, he travelled with his two sons to England,...

  • In The Name Of Defending Islam
    In The Name Of Defending Islam

    Under the usual cover of 'Islam is in Danger', a pernicious campaign seems to be getting mounted against the...

  • Learn From Pakistan
    Learn From Pakistan

    A rapidly increasing coarseness of feeling and language against Ahmadis does not bode well for Indian Muslims...

  • Berlin Diary
    Berlin Diary

    It seems that the ‘Chapati Conspiracy’ of 1857 was in fact a ‘Poori Plot’. Pooris do make better...

  • A
    A "Browning" Of Islam In America?

    In all the discussions about the proposed Islamic Centre in New York, the oldest group of American Muslims...

  • A Dissent
    A Dissent

    'Please, the point has been made. Now show some good sense. Do something truly peaceable: build your 'Cordoba...

  • Anti-Ahmadism In India
    Anti-Ahmadism In India

    Indians, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, must learn from the sectarian developments in Pakistan, and make...

  • Fatwa No More
    Fatwa No More

    Let us ignore all fatwas—at least for one year. Let us allow some breathing space to those who can’t live...

  • A Lament For Lahore
    A Lament For Lahore

    May its lights always shine!

  • A Killing In Ferozewala
    A Killing In Ferozewala

    I first read the news on January 6: “Ahmadi leader shot dead in Ferozewala,” and “Victim’s son claims...

  • Spinning The Conspiracy Wheel
    Spinning The Conspiracy Wheel

    American newspapers have superb "spin masters"; Pakistani Urdu press excels in "conspiracy theorists" -- as...

  • Let It All Hang Out—In Urdu!
    Let It All Hang Out—In Urdu!

    A fascinating two-facedness seems to prevail when it comes to the English and Urdu print media in Pakistan

  • Forgotten Victims Of Great Games
    Forgotten Victims Of Great Games

    They would have called themselves Katis, but the Muslims surrounding them had for centuries called them...

  • Erasing “Allah” In Churches And Mosques 
    Erasing “Allah” In Churches And Mosques 

    The controversy in Malaysia shows the arrogance and ignorance that often underlie fanaticism. But it is also...

  • Pseudo-Scholarship
    Pseudo-Scholarship

    Jaswant Singh's controversial book on Jinnah has nothing new to offer, except some rare photographs. It is...

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