Azadi……..? From What?

By Asad Mirza Azadi has become a dirty word these days, whereas it has always been regarded as the most sacred tenet of human existence throughout the world. The expression of Azadi in the post-colonial era widely differs in the strict sense of the term, as it was used then and as it is used … Continue reading Azadi……..? From What?

New Citizen Law and the Muslims

By Asad Mirza Within two days of enactment of controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 protests have spread across India. The protests which started in Assam have now swelled to different states, particularly West Bengal, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Delhi, UP and Bihar.. Before we analyse the reason for such rapid spread of protests in the country, let’s … Continue reading New Citizen Law and the Muslims

WHO: Time to focus on Women Health Workers

By Dr Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusDirector-General WHO Women have always played a vital leadership role in their communities as traditional healers, keepers of medicinal recipes, carers of the sick and birth attendants. In many traditional societies, they still do. But when medicine formalized, women had to fight their way and that partly explains why, although women … Continue reading WHO: Time to focus on Women Health Workers

CAB is a Trap by BJP to Divide and Rule India

By M Burhanuddin Qasmi The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 (CAB) is a trap set by the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to “Divide and Rule” India. The Bill is by all means against the interests of India. It is communally biased and clearly against the spirit of Indian’s secular democratic Constitution. The Preamble of our Constitution … Continue reading CAB is a Trap by BJP to Divide and Rule India

Social Media and UK Elections

Asad Mirza The exponential growth of Social Media in the recent years, with every person becoming a photographer or a journalist or a critic has transformed our society to a completely new one, where most of us are living with two personas, one our original and one our Online one, with certain details modified. The … Continue reading Social Media and UK Elections

Muslims to play vital role in the UK elections

By Asad Mirza Muslims in the United Kingdom are likely to play a vital role in the forthcoming general elections which are going to be held on 12 December 2019. British Muslims constitute a swing vote to which none of the major or smaller political parties has paid any attention. Numbering more than 2 million, … Continue reading Muslims to play vital role in the UK elections

India’s new Education Policy

By Asad Mirza The Draft National Education Policy (NEP) 2019 prepared by a committee chaired by Dr K. Kasturirangan was shared by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development for public comments in June earlier. The policy aims at making India a knowledge superpower by equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge. It also … Continue reading India’s new Education Policy

Babri verdict: It is an unjust order, Milords

By Zafarul-Islam Khan The much awaited five-member Supreme Court bench’s order on Ayodhya dispute must have surprised everyone except the Sangh Parivar. The apex court had earlier surprised many when it upheld the Emergency, considered Hindutva as a way of life and hanged Afzal Guru in the Parliament attack case to “satisfy the collective conscience … Continue reading Babri verdict: It is an unjust order, Milords

Obituary: P S Krishnan, a dedicated IAS officer committed to social justice

By TN Ashok Perungulam S Krishnan (86), an IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre, is one of those rare dedicated civil service officers, who worked ceaselessly towards the betterment of social justice. Made famous by his handle bar moustache, that earned him the secret whisper of a sobriquet called Meeshai in Tamil ( mustachio) in … Continue reading Obituary: P S Krishnan, a dedicated IAS officer committed to social justice

US keen to enhance economic ties with India

  From ADITYA RAJ DAS In the wake of growing phenomenon of trade war between two global economic giants—United States and China—the US Administration is now keen to further enhance its economic ties with India. The US apart from boosting its strategic ties with India in the field of defence it is now increasingly showing … Continue reading US keen to enhance economic ties with India



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