Shah Bano

Indian Express begins 2019 with Mrinal Pande’s bigotry

Lucknow, Shivani, Mrinal Pande, Gulistan Colony, Prasar Bharti, Reliance Group, National Herald Group, Rafale lies, Congress, Indian Express, Yogi Adityanath,  Ayodhya, Lord Ram Statue, Azaan, UPPCB, Allahabad High Court, Namaz, bhagwat katha, State of Gujarat vs Moti Qureshi Kassab, Sampurnanand, UP Cow Slaughter Prohibition Act, Govardhan Puja, Pongal, Gajjatra, Gorakhnath, Pashupatinath, God Krishna, Govnida, Triple Talaq Bill, Rajya Sabha, Pt. Nehru, Shah Bano

Mrinal Pande and her bigotry

I grew up in Lucknow, aware of a Hindi literary icon Shivani who lived in Gulistan Colony, a pristine part of the city which housed bureaucrats and judges am

Rahul Gandhi now leaves Indian Muslims in lurch

Muslims, skull cap, Iftar Party, Ramadan, Hinduism, Indore, Dalits, Shah Bano, Jammu and Kashmir, Rohingya, Triple Talaq, Kathua, lynchings, Indian Express, Sharia, Dadri, Pehlu, Junaid, Una, Bhima-Koregaon, Kabristan-Shamsaan, Narendra Modi, Kancha Ilaiah, Apporvanand, Kapil Sibal, Shashi Tharoor, Fali S. Nariman, Chelameswar, Julio Ribeiro, S.Y. Quraishi, JNU, Ashoka University

Would real Rahul Gandhi please stand up?

If I was an Indian Muslim, I would have a whole lot of questions today and certainly no answers.

Sharia Courts in all districts is recipe for another Pakistan

All-India Muslim Personal Law Board, AIMPLB, Sharia Courts, Darul Qaza, Quran, Triple Talaq, Ram Janmabhoomi, Partition, Pakistan, two-nation theory, Shah Bano, Prof. Mohammad Tahir, Hadith, dargahs, polygamy, Salman Rushdie, US, Philippines, Islamic Zones, UK,  Bengal, Bangladesh, ISI-Modules, Taslima Nasreen, Muftis, Qazis, Indira Gandhi

Regression in the name of Sharia

The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has plans to introduce Sharia Courts (Darul-Qaza) in all 640 districts of India.

Irony died a million deaths in Tharoor’s column

Shashi Tharoor, Indian Express, Times of India, Congress, BJP, Neech, Chaiwala, RSS, Mahatma Gandhi, Sterlite, Gauri Lankesh, Constitution, Indira Gandhi, Hinduism, Shah Bano, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Maoists, Naxalites, impeachment, CJI, farmers’ suicides

Tharoor has a juvenile piece in Express

Shashi Tharoor’s edit piece in Indian Express on Satur