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Aurangzeb in Banaras Hindu University

So most of the people guessed it right in our Quiz about a Mughal firman poll. Yes, indeed it was Aurangzeb who issued that firman and that too just months after becoming the Emperor of India. But the most interesting … Continue reading

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Quiz: A Mughal firman

We all are familiar with famous Mughals. So let’s play a quiz and see if you can figure out which emperor may have issued this royal firman. Translation is below the picture. … therefore in accordance with holy law we … Continue reading

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My Travels to Delhi

Delhi’s present day chaos cannot belittle its grand past, which created a civilisation and shaped the contours of Indo-Muslim identity Continue reading

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Death Of A Patriot

In 1947 while other princes of Junagarh were opting for Pakistan, Imamuddin Khan Babi chose India. Continue reading

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Holi’s Muslim History

Though Holi may be a Hindu festival it has a Muslim history too. Continue reading

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Protests Against Jodhaa Akbar – History And Community Honor

What are the reasons behind recent protests against the movie Jodhaa Akbar? Continue reading

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Derasar And Dargah Coexist In Gandhi’s Gujarat

At the face of it Jainism and Islam seem to share hardly anything in common – but is it so? Continue reading

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India’s Muslim Kings Implemented Enlightened Sharia Laws

Muslim rulers of India took good care of cultural and religious practices of their non-Muslim subjects. Continue reading

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The Problem of Caste among Indian Muslims

The book explores the tradition of un-Islamic practice of caste in the Indian Muslim society Continue reading

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India’s Islam

India needs to reassert its Islamic heritage and reclaim the ownership of subcontinental Islam to solve the communal problem Continue reading

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