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Kerala’s Clubhouse Debut: Emancipatory Voices And Literalist Charlatans

Kerala’s Clubhouse Debut: Emancipatory Voices And Literalist Charlatans

Jul 19, 2021 Shajahan Madampat

The Club House debates, in general, throw up pictures of a Malayali society that is making giant strides...

Emergency And Its Eager Converts

Emergency And Its Eager Converts

Jun 30, 2021 Shajahan Madampat

Vidhu Vincent’s nuanced graphic memoir on the Emergency examines that nadir of political practice through...

Indian Muslims Must Organise Themselves Politically, But Not On Religious Lines

Indian Muslims Must Organise Themselves Politically, But Not On Religious Lines

Apr 04, 2020 Shajahan Madampat

The new political formation of Muslims should eschew religious symbols and slogans, and instead, choose...

Tablighi Jamaat, Venomous Macro-organisms And A Novel Virus Caught In Between

Tablighi Jamaat, Venomous Macro-organisms And A Novel Virus Caught In Between

Apr 04, 2020 Shajahan Madampat

In a nation perennially in search of a new Muslim villain for every novel occasion, in this case the ‘novel...

Opinion | Indian Muslims Have Lost Faith In National Institutions And ‘Secularism’

Opinion | Indian Muslims Have Lost Faith In National Institutions And ‘Secularism’

Mar 27, 2020 Shajahan Madampat

The political situation is so completely pitted against the community that extremist elements wanting to fish...

‘Shiva Express Now Entering…Menstruating Women Move Away’: How Warrior Trolls Of Kerala Are Fighting Hatred, Communalism

‘Shiva Express Now Entering…Menstruating Women Move Away’: How Warrior Trolls Of Kerala Are Fighting Hatred, Communalism

Feb 21, 2020 Shajahan Madampat

Irreverent, hard-hitting, extremely creative trolls have become the most effective means of political...

The Traitorous People of Delhi Who Chose Pakistan Over India

The Traitorous People of Delhi Who Chose Pakistan Over India

Feb 11, 2020 Shajahan Madampat

They have elected forces that, according to a BJP MP, could have let loose rapists into every home in the...

Double Standards On Bomb Terrorism And Mob Terrorism Must Be Called Out

Double Standards On Bomb Terrorism And Mob Terrorism Must Be Called Out

Jan 24, 2020 Shajahan Madampat

A 36-year-old man planted a bomb at Mangalore Airport because he was depressed due to the unemployment. But...

Where God Failed In Kerala, Modi And Shah Succeeded

Where God Failed In Kerala, Modi And Shah Succeeded

Dec 21, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

At the root of the whole divisive BJP politics is its barely concealed design to marginalise, disenfranchise...

Why Has CAB Left Out 2.55 Million Hindus Facing Persecution In Sri Lanka?

Why Has CAB Left Out 2.55 Million Hindus Facing Persecution In Sri Lanka?

Dec 09, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is the latest in a long list of intimidating tools meticulously chiseled...

JNU VC Deserves Compliments -- For Passionate Zeal To Destroy Varsity & His Loyalty To Masters

JNU VC Deserves Compliments -- For Passionate Zeal To Destroy Varsity & His Loyalty To Masters

Nov 21, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

JNU VC deserves our compliments for his thick-skinned persistence with his mission and his unwavering loyalty...

Ayodhya Verdict: Peace Until Political Exigencies Turn Kashi, Mathura Into Next Flashpoint

Ayodhya Verdict: Peace Until Political Exigencies Turn Kashi, Mathura Into Next Flashpoint

Nov 11, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

Had the verdict been in favour of the Muslim party, it could never have been implemented. We cannot always...

#BoycottMuslims: When Hate Is Mainstreamed, It Becomes A National Trait

#BoycottMuslims: When Hate Is Mainstreamed, It Becomes A National Trait

Oct 23, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

I have always believed that one kind of communalism invariably feeds into the other, forming a symbiotic...

Russia in Middle East: The Unputdownable Putin

Russia in Middle East: The Unputdownable Putin

Oct 11, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

A cursory look at Putin’s Middle East maneuvers shows up the man as the cleverest player among the big...

Book Which Tells Muslims To Get Over ‘Excesses’

Book Which Tells Muslims To Get Over ‘Excesses’

Sep 27, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

‘The Tale of the Boy Who Never Laughed’ is a parable that tells the reader that it is important for Arabs...

JNU Will Survive Morons, For Resistance To Tyranny, Ignorance Is At Core Of Its DNA

JNU Will Survive Morons, For Resistance To Tyranny, Ignorance Is At Core Of Its DNA

Sep 11, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

I have no one to blame but the current administration of Jawaharlal Nehru University that left no stone...

OPINION | Shashi Tharoor’s Travails Among Kerala’s Lilliputians

OPINION | Shashi Tharoor’s Travails Among Kerala’s Lilliputians

Aug 30, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

Accusing Shashi Tharoor of being pro-Modi or pro-Hindutva is almost as ‘blasphemous’ as charging Modi...

Abu Dhabi Diary

Abu Dhabi Diary

Feb 20, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

This week, a diary from Abu Dhabi on the visit of the Pope and the Imam and the 'new symbolic tolerance'.

When The Pope And The Grand Imam Embrace Each Other

When The Pope And The Grand Imam Embrace Each Other

Feb 01, 2019 Shajahan Madampat

In the history of the papacy, it is the first-ever visit by a Pope to the Arabian Peninsula, where Islam was...