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INDIAN MUSLIMS – Need an assertive movement for freedom from Islamists’ siege?

Paper No. 6179                                 Dated 04-Oct-2016

By R, Upadhyay

Addressing the Kozhikode conclave of the BJP in Kerala on September 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the political parties not to consider Muslims as “vote bank or commodities”.

Jihad in India: Time to Review, Re interpret and Understand:

Paper No. 6172                                Dated 22-Sep-2016
 
by R. Upadhyay
 
Some news reports in May last from Washington indicated that the terror group ISIS had launched a new propaganda video that showed off the Jihadists allegedly from India fighting against the Syrian forces in the Homs province.
 

Indian Muslims also Need Reform Movement to Counter Islamism

Paper No. 6072                                  Dated 08-Feb-2016

By R. Upadhyay

OWAISI POLITICS IN SECULAR INDIA – A Replica of Pre-Independence Islamism?

Paper 6009                                                 Dated 14-Sept-2015

By R.Upadhyay

Asaduddin Owaisi, president of All India Majlish-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) who has of late gained national audience is now trying his luck in BIHAR Assembly election in the four districts where Muslims are the deciding factor.

Islamic Reformation- with special reference to India

Paper No. 5869                                Dated 12-Feb-2015

By R. Upadhyay

MODERNISATION OF INDIAN MADRASAS- Why this convergence of the Muslim Elites and the Mullahs?

Paper No. 5829                                  Dated 26-Nov-2014

By R. Upadhyay

The subject of this paper is to examine whether the proposed modernisation of the Madrasas in conformity with the national educational mainstream is an anti-thesis of Muslim politics? Will it de-radicalise the Muslims? Will it dispel the haze of medievalism from the minds of the common Muslims?

Madrasa education to be mainstreamed?

UNIFORM CIVIL CODE – It is time to revisit this issue

Paper No. 5742                                        Dated 08-Jul-2014

By R. Upadhyay

With the recent Supreme Court Judgement that Fatwas are not legally binding, the question of a uniform civil code is again being debated.

 Recently, the Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju said in a write up and I quote- “I am fully in support of Uniform Civil Code” and “one of the reasons for the backwardness of Muslims is the lack of modernisation of their personal law”.

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