Abbu had once told Sheba that it greatly influenced handicrafts in the Valley, with its fire-spewing dragons, chinar leaves,nightingales, flowers and creepers painted delicately on the papier mâché items in vibrant colours, and also carved painstakingly on wooden artefacts.
The government has control over all the activities in Jinnah Hall and Congress House, but the urinal around the corner is free to spew its filth, as mounds of garbage from the local neighbourhood grow higher by the day
The prevailing situation in Kashmir confirms Bose’s assessment: the last two years, as the police data reveals, have witnessed a drastic reduction in the influx of foreign militants even while over 500 militants have been slain by security forces since August 5, 2019
The pandemic reinforced prejudices, both obvious and latent. It did so not just in India, where differences of class, gender and religion were magnified in an almost macabre, bare-boned way; but also in societies globally.
‘What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam’ provides succinct, accessible, lucid, insightful and even-handed answers to diverse range of questions about Islam and things Islamic
In sum, all these five (5) translations by the native Arabs, which have been praised by many scholars and critics equally, present the true meaning and message of the Quran in a chaste, easy to understand English, which is lucid and idiomatic
In the last two decades of 21st Century, many new English Translations the Qur’an have been produced by the Muslims in the chaste and accessible idiom of the day
Woman: The Builder of Humankind highlights the exalted status of women in Islam, discusses and demonstrates the positive role women have played in the society and in building humanity—both at social and intellectual levels—as well as reflects on the role she has to play in the present times
The Muslim vote bank is an imagination of secular parties who treat Muslims as a homogenous social group and make promises to Muslims using the minority status of Muslims in India.
The book ends with this striking (inspiring and perceptive) message: “The future of Islam and Muslims is inextricably linked to all of humanity. All of our futures will depend on working together for good governance, for freedom of religion, speech, and assembly, and for economic and educational advancement