Chef Rawat Rohit, storekeeper Sachin Kinnigoli and a cash custodian, whose identity was withheld by his employer, are the latest additions to a list of about half a dozen Indians who have faced action for their social media posts, the Gulf News reported on Saturday.
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday urged India to take 'urgent steps' to protect the rights of its minority Muslim community and stop the incidents of "Islamophobia" in the country.
Bala Krishna Nakka from Hyderabad, who was working as Chief Accountant at Dubai's Moro Hub Data Solutions Company, was sacked after his Facebook went viral evoking widespread condemnation, said the Gulf News report.
In this rejoinder to Shahjahan Madampat's article published by Outlook, Nissam Syed, a political commentator, argues that if Indian Muslims organise themselves politically on religious lines, that would only strengthen the majoritarian narrative.
This issue of Outlook on the Indian media is testament to our objectivity. Subjecting ourselves to the same scrutiny is only fair, since we constantly scrutinise everyone else, from politicians to police, writes Ruben Banerjee.
The BJP-led Assam government plans a census that will identify the native Muslims—called the Goriya, Moriya, Julha and Deshi. Indigenous Muslims say the census is needed to protect their native identity.
In that spontaneous burst of poetry and speech, a deeper citizenship is forged -- via the many-spangled ethos of Indian Islam. This is remarkable and without precedent, writes Columbia Professor of Philosophy Akeel Bilgrami.