Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

Shajahan Madampat

Kerala’s Clubhouse Debut: Emancipatory Voices And Literalist Charlatans

Jul 19, 2021 Shajahan Madampat

The Club House debates, in general, throw up pictures of a Malayali society that is making giant strides towards a more emancipatory future. They also present its worse detractors – zealots of all hues.

Tablighi Jamaat, Venomous Macro-organisms And A Novel Virus Caught In Between

Apr 04, 2020 Shajahan Madampat

In a nation perennially in search of a new Muslim villain for every novel occasion, in this case the ‘novel Coronavirus’ occasion, the morons who congregated in Nizamuddin did not disappoint at all.

Indian Muslims Must Organise Themselves Politically, But Not On Religious Lines

The new political formation of Muslims should eschew religious symbols and slogans, and instead, choose symbols and icons of Indian nationhood

‘Shiva Express Now Entering…Menstruating Women Move Away’: How Warrior Trolls Of Kerala Are Fighting Hatred, Communalism

Feb 21, 2020 Shajahan Madampat

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.

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.

24 January, 2020

Double Standards On Bomb Terrorism And Mob Terrorism Must Be Called Out

Shajahan Madampat

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?

21 December, 2019

Where God Failed In Kerala, Modi And Shah Succeeded

Shajahan Madampat

At the root of the whole divisive BJP politics is its barely concealed design to marginalise, disenfranchise and intimidate the Muslims in the country.

09 December, 2019

Why Has CAB Left Out 2.55 Million Hindus Facing Persecution In Sri Lanka?

Shajahan Madampat

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is the latest in a long list of intimidating tools meticulously chiseled into shape for alienating the Muslims in India.

21 November, 2019

JNU VC Deserves Compliments -- For Passionate Zeal To Destroy Varsity & His Loyalty To Masters

Shajahan Madampat

JNU VC deserves our compliments for his thick-skinned persistence with his mission and his unwavering loyalty to his masters, writes Shajahan Madampat.

11 November, 2019

Ayodhya Verdict: Peace Until Political Exigencies Turn Kashi, Mathura Into Next Flashpoint

Shajahan Madampat

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.

23 October, 2019

#BoycottMuslims: When Hate Is Mainstreamed, It Becomes A National Trait

Shajahan Madampat

I have always believed that one kind of communalism invariably feeds into the other, forming a symbiotic ecosystem of destructiveness.

11 October, 2019

Russia in Middle East: The Unputdownable Putin

Shajahan Madampat

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.

27 September, 2019

Book Which Tells Muslims To Get Over ‘Excesses’

Shajahan Madampat

‘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.

11 September, 2019

JNU Will Survive Morons, For Resistance To Tyranny, Ignorance Is At Core Of Its DNA

Shajahan Madampat

I have no one to blame but the current administration of Jawaharlal Nehru University that left no stone unturned in their sadomasochistic assault on one of India’s finest seats of learning.

30 August, 2019

OPINION | Shashi Tharoor’s Travails Among Kerala’s Lilliputians

Shajahan Madampat

Accusing Shashi Tharoor of being pro-Modi or pro-Hindutva is almost as ‘blasphemous’ as charging Modi with a pro-Muslim bias.

01 February, 2019

When The Pope And The Grand Imam Embrace Each Other

Shajahan Madampat

In the history of the papacy, it is the first-ever visit by a Pope to the Arabian Peninsula, where Islam was born.

22 August, 2017

'Does The Quran Allow Instant Triple Talaq?'

Outlook Web Bureau

The answer is a clear no. So what does the Quran allow and what it does not?

Photo Gallery

Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.

PTI Photo

A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.

PTI Photo

Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

PTI Photo

Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.

PTI Photo

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu