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  • Mystifying Experience of being a Minority Muslim in India


    Truly Muslims abroad carry apprehensions about the way political narratives are being played in India by the vested interest to target a particular community for what it eats and how it dresses.

    Such events truly demoralize us and belittle aspirations of millions of Muslims who work abroad in so many unfavorable situations with only one hope of going back to India with happy and secured future.

  • Fake Feelings on Facebook


    For some people it seems mandatory to share everything on Facebook…their whereabouts, what they buy and whatever they cook. The food before it reaches the abdomen is displayed on the walls of friends.
    Truth speaks itself. Those who are blessed with luxuries in life hardly bother to show them off to public that they are using them in a particular way.

  • Is India on the Path of becoming a Hindu Pakistan?


    While there have always been episodic attacks on free speech in India, this time feels different. The harassment is front-page news, but the government refuses to acknowledge it. Indeed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence is being interpreted by many people as tacit approval, given that the attacks have gained momentum since he took office in 2014 and are linked to Hindutva groups whose far-right ideology he shares.

  • Fasting Revolutionizes Inner-soul


    The core value of Ramzan, the holy act of fasting, is universal. Muslims all over the world observe it with exceptional spirit of enthusiasm, devotion and submission. The fundamental goal of fasting is to help people learn how to resist reckless temptations. The Quran notes: “O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you…that you may learn self-restraints.” (2:183)

  • Controversy Surrounding Yoga


    By Mohammad Azeemullah International Yoga Day June 21, 2015 is going to be celebrated as International Yoga Day. The Modi Government has almost made it compulsory for all Indians irrespective of caste and creed to participate in the program. The… Read More ›

  • Islamic Information in the Age of Electronic Sharing


    Now we see almost the same thing happening in the age of technology and internet.  With every Islamic quote, hadith or sayings with a bit of difference, “you must share this to, at least, fifty people or do not forget to share. I know you will not have time to share this. If you share and forward this to others, you will be blessed with a lot of rewards…sharing such a message is Sadaqa Jaariyah, and if you do not share, you will be punished by Allah.”

  • Rohingya Muslims and Disturbing Silence from the Muslim world


    by Mohammad Azeemullah The humanitarian crisis concerning Rohingya Muslims has received global attention. However, international response to the stranded refugees in the sea has been disappointing. As a result, world major powers have been criticized. But what about the response… Read More ›

  • Food Wastage and Human Suffering


    According to a report, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) throws away 500 tonnes of food each year only during the month of Ramadan. Unfortunately the amount of food that they waste could fill the hunger of many million people around the globe.In fact, wasting food is not good for anyone in any way to the economy, to the environment or to our own ethical justification. Civilization is moving forward only to say but our values and morals are actually moving backward.

  • No Military Solution in the Middle East


    In the battle of supremacy between the Islamists and the secularists, it is the common people who bear the brunt of war every day in Iraq, Syria and Bahrain. The people continue to be in the crossfire of political mess for over a decade.

  • How We Wake up from Death


    Islam refers sleep to as “half-death”…a fact which science defines it as suspension of consciousness being different from coma and hibernation.

    Sleep is one of the signs of the creation of God (Allāh). “And among his signs is your sleep by night and by day and your seeking of His bounty, verily in that are Signs for those who hear” [Al-Rum 30.23].