What’s In Store For Kashmiris If BJP Is Part Of The Government?

The recent (December 2015) verdict of Kashmir elections has been fractured, so to say. While PDP has emerged as the largest single party, the BJP is a close second with substantial percentage of votes. Interestingly BJP has secured most seats and major vote share from the Hindu majority Jammu region of Kashmir. Now the dilemma […]

Why Islamophobes Love Terrorism In The Name Of Islam

When I was penning my piece, “Why Islamophobes love Erdo?an and AKP,” for this column last week I had no idea that I would have to continue writing on the issue from a different angle because of a disgusting and deplorable terror attack in France. I argued last week: “We, academics, had been trying to […]

Affectionate and Loving

“And your Lord has decreed that you not worship except Him, and to parents, good treatment… “Qur’an 17:23 In the verse, “Do not direct your eyes longingly to what We have given certain of them to enjoy. Do not feel sad concerning them. And take the believers under your wing,” (Qur’an, 15:88) Allah calls on […]