Can religion and God be blamed for the violence that has become rampant in different parts of the world? Diplomat, scholar and former Vice-President Hamid Ansari takes on a variety of inter-related questions...
How will security agencies distinguish between a spiritual choice and health-related concern? Isn’t democracy once again becoming context specific where actions must square with circumstances and the values of choice, liberty and equality becoming relative once again? writes Dr Farhat Bano.
Shiv Sena alleged that many Muslims have not understood the true meaning of their religion (Islam), and have confused it with traditions and customs like burqa, polygamy, triple talaq and resistance to family planning.
The new regulation banning any form of face covering was announced a week after the coordinated blasts hit three churches and three luxury hotels, killing over 250 people and inuring more than 500 others in Sri Lanka