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India Is Secular Because Most Hindus Are Secular: Former CEC Quraishi

India Is Secular Because Most Hindus Are Secular: Former CEC Quraishi

New Delhi, Oct 1 ——— Intolerance is indeed rising in society but it is not likely to last long as communal polarisation has been a cyclic phenomenon in the country and most Hindus are secular, former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said. He also stressed that hate-mongering is not likely to go very far

Trump’s Call To Ban Muslims Could Crash Stock Market: Experts

By News Desk Donald Trump is wrapping up misguided policies that will potentially threaten the U.S. and global economy with sensible supply side reforms, warns the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The comments from Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, come as the outspoken billionaire frontrunner

Zanskar Muslims Face Starvation As Social Boycott By Buddhists Completes Three Years

News Desk Muslims in Zanaskar region of Ladakh region are facing starvation due to a social boycott enforced by majority community of Buddhists three years ago. The fresh appeals for help have fallen flat with the district administration of the mountainous region in Karil area of the province saying they are helpless. The Buddhists, on

Religious Census A Fodder For Hate Politics?

Will the religious census released by the central government on Tuesday stir up India’s political cauldron? Reports from two states with a sizeable Muslim population suggest that it just could. In Uttar Pradesh, the answer seemingly is in the affirmative, fear many, as the already polarized polity of India’s most politically crucial state is set

What Is Wrong With Religions?

By Mohamad Zubair-u-din The history of various religions coincides with the beginning of human life on earth. The scientific (logical) reasons assigned for the discovery of religion and the associated beliefs revolve around the concept that man found it difficult to explain the reasons behind different natural phenomena like the coming down of the rains,

A Tale of Two Ethnic Cleansings in Kashmir

By S A Aiyar January 19 marks the 25th anniversary of the Azaadi (independence) uprising in the Kashmir Valley, leading to the ethnic cleansing of around 400,000 Kashmir Pandits. For some, this day heralded the rejection of Indian rule by protesting Kashmiris, followed by the bloody suppression of Kashmiri human rights by Indian forces (portrayed