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Arif Mohammed Khan

Racist Ideology And Remnants Of Caste System Enough To Embarass Us: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Sep 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was likely to be responding to the "Narcotic Jihad" remark by a Catholic Bishop.

People Against Diverse Views At A Loss’: Kerala Governor On Protests Against Kannur University

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The university has been witnessing protests by students' unions since Thursday against its decision to include portions of books of RSS leader M S Golwalkar and Hindu Maha Sabha leader V D Savarkar in post-graduate course.

Kerala Governor Observes A Day-Long Fast To Create Awareness Against Dowry

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan began his fast at 8 am today and he will continue till 6 pm, Raj Bhavan sources said.

'I Disagree But...': Guv Arif Mohammad Khan's CAA Caveat In Kerala Assembly

Jan 29, 2020 PTI

The governor has been at loggerheads with the government over the anti CAA resolution passed by the assembly and the petition moved in the Supreme court against the law.

Kerala Assembly: Congress-Led UDF MLAs Block Guv Arif Mohammad Khan With 'Go Back' Placards

Though the CM and the Speaker repeatedly tried to appease the agitating opposition members, they didn't budge and continued to raise slogans against Khan and his stand in support of CAA.

19 January, 2020

'Won't Sit As Mute Spectator': Kerala Guv Arif Mohammad Khan On CAA Row With Vijayan Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Governor Arif Mohammad Khan's office, on Sunday, sought a report from the government over the decision to move the top court against a law passed by the Parliament without keeping him informed.

19 January, 2020

Guv Arif Mohammed Khan Seeks Report From Kerala Govt For Moving SC Against CAA


Attacking CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan had earlier said the public affairs and the business of the government cannot be run in accordance with the 'whims of an individual or a political party'.

16 January, 2020

'They Should Have Informed Me': Kerala Governor On Govt's Petition Against CAA

Outlook Web Bureau

'I feel, without informing the constitutional head of the state, what they have done is improper,' said Kerala Governor.

02 January, 2020

'No Constitutional Validity': Kerala Governor On State Assembly's Resolution Against CAA

Outlook Web Bureau

'Citizenship Act is purely a Central subject,' Governor Arif Mohammad Khan said.

10 June, 2009

Not A Monolithic Community

Arif Mohammed Khan

The Cairo speech has been described as a promise of the dawn of a new age, but one aspect of the speech is particularly disturbing. Muslims the world over are projected as one single monolithic identity. It appears that President Obama has unwitting

16 October, 2008

Words Of Wisdom

Arif Mohammed Khan

When LK Advani says that terrorists have no religion and no religion or community should be blamed for their barbaric acts, it carries a significant political meaning. When terrorists use Quranic verses in their emails threatening violence, their ass

01 October, 2008

Look Who's Hijacked Jamia

Arif Mohammed Khan

The police can fight terrorists, not terrorism. Terrorism can be contained only by a strong political will that identifies and isolates individuals and organisations promoting a violent mindset and does not favour them with political patronage.

24 September, 2008

In The Name Of Islam

Arif Mohammed Khan

Sir Syed held that rulers like Mahmoud Ghaznavi and Aurangzeb who oppressed people, did so in breach of Islam; their accountability is personal and individual and their evil deed must not be attributed to Islam.

26 August, 2008

Home Away From Home

Arif Mohammed Khan

India, with its age-old tradition of religious pluralism and social diversity, became the destination of all those who fled from religious and political persecution. Today while there are very few families in the Arabian Peninsula claiming descent f

06 August, 2008

Reclaiming The Paradise Lost

Arif Mohammed Khan

The issue at stake is not some facilities for the pilgrims or lack thereof. The crucial question is whether governments will take their decisions on merit or vacillate whenever faced with communal threats.

18 July, 2008

The Liberal Muslim Women Of Yore

Arif Mohammed Khan

Contrary to popular perception, early Muslim society produced women who came to symbolise an explosive mix of beauty, critical intelligence and caustic wit.

10 July, 2008

Muslims And Music

Arif Mohammed Khan

Is Muslim morality inimical to the promotion of music and other fine arts? The story of the early Arab Muslim society shows that the Caliphs and the commoner were not only fond of poetry and music but actively patronised them.

17 June, 2008

India And The Golden Age Of Islam

Arif Mohammed Khan

Take what the Europeans came to call the "Arab numerals" which replaced the cumbersome Roman numerals. The Arabs call them Hindsa (Indian numerals) giving credit where it is due...

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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh