Monthly Archives: September 2008

Wishing All Readers A Peaceful And Blessed Eid

Indian Muslims Blog wishes all its readers a blessed and peaceful Eid-ul-Fitr 2008. Continue reading

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Jodhpur Temple Stampede – 147 Killed, Hundreds Injured

At least 147 people lost their lives in the horrific stampede at Chamunda Devi temple at Jodhpur in Rajasthan within two months of a similar tragedy at Naina Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh. Continue reading

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Mehrauli Bomb Blast And Phool Walon Ki Sair

Recent bomb blast in Mehrauli killed three innocent Indians and injured over a dozen. Mehrauli hosts “Phoolwalon Ki Sair”, a historical event with its roots in communal harmony. Continue reading

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Ramadan 2008 In Pictures

As we bid adieu to the blessed month of Ramadan, a collection of 20 pictures capturing the essence, diversity and beauty of Ramadan 2008. Continue reading

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Living in Fear

There can never be any justification of the mindless killing of innocents; it does not achieve any purpose. Continue reading

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Book Review: Islam In Post-Modern World

As a plea for rethinking traditional understandings of religion to address a wide range of contemporary challenges, this book excels Continue reading

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Media “Hai Hai”

Media seems to be losing further credibility after their one-sided coverage of the Jamia Nagar encounter and refusing to question the police version of the story. Continue reading

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India: A Secular Democracy Strains For Balance

Founders of the modern state of India envisioned a secular democracy and the idea is being tested now as never before. Continue reading

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Delhi Shootout: Hindustan Times’s Complex Narrative

Hindustan Times used the police version of the story on the Jamia Nagar encounter as a fact in its reporting unlike other publications. Continue reading

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The Delhi Police Code

Delhi Police is perpetuating stereotypes by linking Muslim associated symbols to arrested terrorists. Continue reading

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