Monthly Archives: June 2008

Salalah – City Of The Prophets

Salalah in Oman is a blessed city. It has several Prophets and other God-fearing souls resting in peace. The place is also full of greenery and beautiful sights. Continue reading

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Book Review: Chasing A Mirage

In his book, Tarek Fatah takes a one-sided approach while analyzing political Islam and its relevance. Continue reading

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Indian Deobandis Against Terrorism: Reiterating A Historical Tradition

The recent anti-terror rally led by Deoband rather than an exception is a reiteration of a long tradition Continue reading

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Kaifi Azmi – The Poet And The Man

Remembering the famous Urdu poet, Kaifi Azmi, on his 6th death anniversary. Continue reading

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Politics Of Identity And Intolerance

A satirical piece on plans for a grand Shivaji statue results into an attack on the house of journalist, Kumar Ketkar. Continue reading

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A Great Step Towards Shia-Sunni Unity

Overcoming years of mistrust, Shia and Sunni communities are reaching out to each other in a novel way. Continue reading

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The Kite Runner

A review of the critically acclaimed novel by Khalid Hosseini. Continue reading

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Rajnath Singh At BJP National Executive – Two Steps Backward

BJP President Rajnath Singh offers nothing new in his National Executive speech except a phrase and a controversy. Continue reading

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