Author Archives: Adil Riyaz

Ramadhan: Is Fasting relevant In This Age?

Ramadhan: Is Fasting relevant In This Age?

Adil Reyaz Ramadhan, the ninth month of Islamic calendar, has begun in Muslim world. Around 1.6 billion Muslims – constituting about 23 per cent of world population – will observe fasting from dawn until dusk, and will also forego liquids and sexual relations with their partners. The prophet of Islam, Muhammad [PBUH] told the Muslims,

What Will Happen if Modi Becomes PM

A grand Ram temple at the site of the demolished Babri Masjid, uniform civil code across the country, abrogation of Article 370? Well, these thingies are part of Bharatiya Janata Party’s election manifesto, but I seriously doubt the utterances that the party will make any movement on these issues. However, various leaders of the party

Amit Shah Deflates Modi’s Development Balloon

Narendra Modi’s ‘development for all, appeasement for none’ notwithstanding, his chief strategist Amit Shah has reportedly called for revenge in Uttar Pradesh, says Adil Riyaz The endorsement of Congress party by the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid raised heckles across the political spectrum with a beeline of politicians, especially from the BJP, questioning the authority

Far From Closing, Mollah’s Execution Opens New Bloody Chapter

The death sentence, supposed to close the chapter and heal 42-year-old wounds, has led to a sharp polarisation in the country with opposition claiming that the execution was politically motivated, says Adil Riyaz Bangladesh burns as rampaging activists of Jamat-i-Islami party clash with pro-government activists and police across the length and breadth of the country.

Mehsud: Your Hero, My Executioner

A country which should have been debating ways to overcome financial crisis and a vicious cycle of mindless violence that has killed tens of thousands of its innocent citizens in just a few years is fighting over a senseless controversy: whether or not Hakimullah Mehsud, Taliban leader killed in a drone attack – should be