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Riaz Hassan

Clear And Future Danger

Oct 14, 2015 Riaz Hassan

The relative deprivation of Indian Muslims will create social and political conditions that may undermine India's political stability...

Is Islam To Blame?

Jul 05, 2012 Riaz Hassan

There’s an acute deficit in development and freedom in the Muslim world. But flirtation with authoritarianism could be linked more to millennia of Arab history and culture rather than with Islam

Why Do Terrorists Blow Themselves Up?

They are neither mindless nor senseless, only a very different mind-set, with different sensibilities. Surprisingly, altruism emerges as a major factor in the complex set of causes behind the suicide attacks.

Interrupting A History Of Tolerance

Jul 25, 2007 Riaz Hassan

There is little evidence of deep-rooted anti-Semitism in the classical Islamic world. So what explains it in today's Arab world ? Surely it is not just the "Zionist lobby" at work to silence legitimate criticism of Israel, as the Arab media dismisses

The Jihad & The West

Notwithstanding the clarifications that the pope meant no offense and, in fact, desired dialogue, in the eye of many Muslims his remarks only reinforced a false and biased view of Islam – not conducive to dialogue.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


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