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Islamic Affairs

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Liberalism in Islam: An issue for Indian Muslims to debate

Paper No. 364                                                16/11/2001

by R.Upadhyay

Muslim Fundamentalism in India: hostage to medieval concepts

Paper No.  351               31.10.2001

by R.Upadhyay 

'JIHAD': A testing time for Indian Muslims

Paper No. 340                15.10.2001


"According to Quran, Muslims have a duty to oppose those who reject Islam, by armed struggle if necessary, and Jihad has been invoked to justify both the expansion and defense of Islam" (Chamber Dictionary of World History) 


Paper No.  235               02.02.2001

by Dr. Subhash Kapila

Bangladesh emerged as a nation state in December 1971 after India intervened militarily to end the genocide being inflicted by the Pakistan Army on its eastern wing - the Bengali Muslim majority province of East Pakistan.  India thus played a major role in the liberation and emergence of Bangladesh.

LASHKAR-E-TOIBA: Its past, present and future

Paper No. 175

by  B.Raman

The reported claim of a spokesman of the Lashkar-e-Toiba in Pakistan that two of its suicide cadres were responsible for the murderous attack on some Indian Army personnel inside the Red Fort in New Delhi on December 22,2000, is under verification by the Indian security agencies


Paper No. 163

by B.Raman

(Based on a talk delivered by the writer at a seminar on Islamic Terrorism at New Delhi on November 25,2000)


Paper No. 154

by B.Raman

'The New York Times" reported on October 20,2000, that Ali Mohammed, 48, an ex-US Army Sergeant of Egyptian origin pleaded guilty before an US District Judge to a charge of plotting with Osama bin Laden to kill Americans anywhere in the world.


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