March 31, 2020
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Opinion | Indian Muslims Have Lost Faith In National Institutions And ‘Secularism’
The political situation is so completely pitted against the community that extremist elements wanting to fish in troubled waters will find their task much easier, writes Shahjahan Madampat
Mar 27, 2020
Abu Dhabi Diary
This week, a diary from Abu Dhabi on the visit of the Pope and the Imam and the 'new symbolic tolerance'.
Feb 20, 2019
Shajahan Madampat writes a diary about his visit to Poland, meeting with Lech Walesa and the visit to World War II Museum.
Dec 19, 2018
Continuity Is A Tired Word
They are demagogues who have cunningly used fear and disaffection. This book shows how Trump and Modi brought their world-view to India-US ties.
Nov 28, 2018
Burqa Is Not Trishul
However uncalled for the comparison is, Guha has triggered a debate that hits at the community’s core deficiencies
Mar 29, 2018
The Garden Of Lost Maulanas
Muslims can fight foes, but who will save them from friends?
Aug 31, 2017
Malappuram Isn’t Mini Kashmir
Kerala Muslims have largely followed the path of peace—it’s been one century free of violence. Of late, extremism is rearing its head, but the literate state still has the antibodies.
Aug 10, 2017
Being And Temporariness
Deepak Unnikrishnan’s first novel teleports through the Malayali-Gulf experience
Apr 13, 2017
God Is Not A Khomeini
All that Islam needs for an inclusive, humane future is present in its own resources—scriptural and modern
Oct 25, 2016
It's Raining Red
The verdict in Kerala is against communalism and cronyism
May 20, 2016
‘Shiva Express Now Entering…Menstruating Women Move Away’: How Warrior Trolls Of Kerala Are Fighting Hatred, Communalism
Irreverent, hard-hitting, extremely creative trolls have become the most effective means of political communication among the Malayalees. They entertain, educate and make people think.
Feb 21, 2020
The Traitorous People of Delhi Who Chose Pakistan Over India
They have elected forces that, according to a BJP MP, could have let loose rapists into every home in the national capital. What kind of a people are the Delhites, asks Shajahan Madampat.
Feb 11, 2020
Double Standards On Bomb Terrorism And Mob Terrorism Must Be Called Out
A 36-year-old man planted a bomb at Mangalore Airport because he was depressed due to the unemployment. But could denial of a job be only instigation for him to contemplate such a dangerous act?
Jan 24, 2020
Where God Failed In Kerala, Modi And Shah Succeeded
At the root of the whole divisive BJP politics is its barely concealed design to marginalise, disenfranchise and intimidate the Muslims in the country.
Dec 21, 2019
Why Has CAB Left Out 2.55 Million Hindus Facing Persecution In Sri Lanka?
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is the latest in a long list of intimidating tools meticulously chiseled into shape for alienating the Muslims in India.
Dec 09, 2019
JNU VC Deserves Compliments -- For Passionate Zeal To Destroy Varsity & His Loyalty To Masters
JNU VC deserves our compliments for his thick-skinned persistence with his mission and his unwavering loyalty to his masters, writes Shajahan Madampat.
Nov 21, 2019
Ayodhya Verdict: Peace Until Political Exigencies Turn Kashi, Mathura Into Next Flashpoint
Had the verdict been in favour of the Muslim party, it could never have been implemented. We cannot always condone the willful disregard of our apex court’s orders, like in the Sabarimala verdict.
Nov 11, 2019
#BoycottMuslims: When Hate Is Mainstreamed, It Becomes A National Trait
I have always believed that one kind of communalism invariably feeds into the other, forming a symbiotic ecosystem of destructiveness.
Oct 23, 2019
Russia in Middle East: The Unputdownable Putin
A cursory look at Putin’s Middle East maneuvers shows up the man as the cleverest player among the big powers competing for influence in the region.
Oct 11, 2019
Book Which Tells Muslims To Get Over ‘Excesses’
‘The Tale of the Boy Who Never Laughed’ is a parable that tells the reader that it is important for Arabs and Muslims to learn to approach life and world more intellectually than sentimentally.
Sep 27, 2019
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Coronavirus Outbreak Could Throw Millions Of Asians Into Poverty, Says World Bank
COVID-19 Live Updates: India Records 227 New Cases In 24 Hours; Italy Registers 812 New Deaths
Rebranding China In The Time Of Coronavirus
Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan Then and Now: Politics Of An Epic Kind
Blog: Kashmiris Have Lived Through Many A Lockdown. They Could Advise World On How To Face One
Dipak Misra Was Reviled As CJI But Ranjan Gogoi Beguiled His Way To Power
Taking Up Hijab Against Coronavirus
Seemingly Happiest People Often Suffer From Depression
Blog | Not Music Or Art, But It's 'Fear' That Binds Us Together
Meghalaya Allows Home Delivery Of Liquor On Health Grounds
175 From Delhi's Nizamuddin Being Tested For Coronvirus
IPL Team Owners Have Discussed Staging Games Behind Closed Doors
Migrant Workers Sprayed With Chemicals, Bareilly DM Admits 'Mistake'
Corona Silences Tamil Nadu’s Majestic Nadhaswarams
Leopard Spotted In Chandigarh’s Residential Area Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
Will Stray Animals Survive The Coronavirus Lockdown?
EXCLUSIVE | Simon Taufel Hails Virender Sehwag's Temperament, Humour
Rumours Of Panaceas For COVID-19 Abound, But Some Might Do More Harm Than Good
Down, Down, Down! Why Coronavirus Will Lockdown Indian Stock Market Indefinitely
Meet The Corona Warriors: Lama Thupstan Chogyal, The Monk Who Keeps Ladakh's Heartbeat Throbbing
Temporary Retreat? Anti-CAA Protesters Want To Strike Back At Shaheen Bagh, Again
Nutrition Warriors | A Mizo Village's Fight To Ward Off Stunted Growth, Underweight Children
Union Budget 2020: What FM Nirmala Sitharaman Can Do To Pull Economy Out Of The Rut
Is Judiciary Living Up To The Indian Constitution @ 70?