By Vidya Bhushan Rawat Rape as an instrument of caste dominance On March 23rd when India remembers one of its greatest sons Bhagat Singh for his supreme sacrifice for the nation, in Haryana (unfortunately it was part of undivided Pepsu … Continue reading

By Syed Ubaidur Rahman   India is once again going to polls. Another huge exercise that is going to take weeks will incur hundreds of thousands of crore of rupees. As many as 814 million people are eligible to use … Continue reading


Lok Sabha Election 2014 and the lure of fascism     By Dr Muqtedar Khan Yatha Raja Tatha Praja   As the Ruler So the People.   The old Indian proverb makes an interesting philosophical observation about the relationship between … Continue reading

NaMo, Rs 5000 crore BJP ad campaign and the pliant media     By S Ubaid (NVNews.Com)   Newspapers and television channels seem to have taken huge amount of money from BJP and they are trying to fool it into … Continue reading


By Aijaz Zaka Syed Journalism is just a gun, suggested Warren Ellis, it’s only got one bullet in it but if you aim right, that’s all you need to blow a kneecap off the world. But how often is this … Continue reading

He is the author of dozens of books ranging from Muslims living as minorities to women’s rights in Islam, septuagenarian Maulana Jalaluddin Umri is a well recognised name across the world. Excerpts of a detailed interview with Indian Muslim organisation … Continue reading

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The prime ministerial candidate of the Bhartiya Janta Party Mr. Narendra Modi has now started talking of a ‘Pink Revolution’. Mr. Modi accused the centre meaning the Congress led government of helping a ‘Pink Revolution’. He elaborates what is meant … Continue reading

New Delhi: The demolition of Babri Masjid on 06 Dec 1992 was an act of planned sabotage. Leaders of Ram Janmaboomi movement had conspired to and succeeded in razing the sixteenth century mosque. It was a well-planned conspiracy that even … Continue reading

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By M GHAZALI KHAN Much has been written on Khushwant Singh by eminent personalities, writers and activists who knew him personally and had interacted with him.  Yet as an Indian Muslim, who enjoyed his writings and jokes I feel there … Continue reading

Now many people from the second largest community in India are seen joining the Saffron party. Is it NaMo (Narendra Modi) factor or BJP’s love for Muslims By Mohammad Manzoor Alam By now we had almost started half-believing in BJP’s … Continue reading

By Aijaz Zaka Syed Some years ago, in response to a rather strong piece on the US shenanigans in the Middle East, an American reader wrote back: “Why do you hate America?” As some of my perceptive readers might have … Continue reading


By MS Ahmad Source: NVONews.Com Ramvilas Paswan and Ram Kripal Yadav share the most common name in India i.e. but their decision to take shelter in BJP has left the voters confused in the biggest ‘Loktanatra’ of the world. While … Continue reading

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By Prof Ram Puniyani Last week (March 2014) Rahul Gandhi in an election campaign meeting said that ‘RSS people killed Gandhiji and today their people and BJP talk of him…They opposed Sardar Patel and Gandhiji.” In a reaction to his … Continue reading


By Syed Ubaidur Rahman ​The Pakistani government has been trying to hold talks with Taliban who have created havoc across this Muslim nation that was carved out of India some 67 years ago. The nation is facing onslaught by fundamentalists … Continue reading

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