salafi islam

SNAPSHOTThis Salafi maulana eats with three fingers, has banned photography, music and TV, and all interaction with kafirs, in a small town in Malda, West Bengal. He is symptomatic of the larger and spreading malaise. Maulana Nasser Sheikh, 44, looks like an oddity. And speaks and behaves like one too. Standing pretty short at about … Continue reading salafi islam

satire 

Democracy has once again died in Modi’s India. The absolute artistic freedom which the constitution of India awards to all citizens, except leaving out the critics of Abrahamic religions to protect minority rights, naturally a corollary of farsighted interventions by Pandit Nehru, is under threat again. The famous director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who had erred … Continue reading satire 

khan lobby

क्योंकि आगे इस खेल में आगमन हुआ “खान लॉबी” का. जैसा कि सभी जानते हैं, हिन्दी फिल्म इंडस्ट्री की खान लॉबी और सऊदी-पाकिस्तान में बैठे उनके फाईनेंसर अपनी दादागिरी और गुंडागर्दी के बल पर वितरकों और सिनेमाघर मालिकों को धमकाकर फिल्म रिलीज़ करने हेतु अपनी मनपसंद तारीखें लेते रहे हैं. ईद पर सलमान “भाई” की … Continue reading khan lobby

liberal Muslim intellectuals in India

Tufail Ahmad @tufailelifIdentity (Distortion & Appropriation) | 22-12-2016 Increasingly, it appears to me that fraudsters, charlatans and hidden jihadis are posing themselves as liberal Muslim intellectuals in India. On the issue of Uniform Civil Code (UCC), some articles and tweets tend to reduce the UCC to a debate between uniformity and diversity, with the purpose … Continue reading liberal Muslim intellectuals in India