Right Wing Political Leaders Call for Muslim Ban in Indian State


By Akhlad Khan – Twitter @BawaNaaved As the ban on Muslim traders from setting up stalls on temple premises or at temple fairs in the Indian state of Karnataka spreads, dismay is growing among temple committees organising the festivals as well as traders. On Monday, two BJP leaders went vocal on their opposition to the move, urging the […]

“It is not for Police or Administration or Court to decide as Hijab has a clear mandate in The Qur’an”: Muslim Member Of Parliament on Karnataka’s HC judgement on Veil/Hijab


“It judicially sanctions apartheid. It is going to set a worrying precedent and further push Muslim women out of educational spaces. Its implications are going to be felt across the nation. It will push the Hindu extremists to demean Muslim women in public spaces.” Dr Shafiqur Rehman on the judgment by Karnataka’s High Court to uphold […]

Karnataka Continues to be in a Row – Dispute Arises Over a 14th Century Muslim Shrine


By Akhlad Khan – Twitter: @BawaNaaved India’s state of Karnataka is yet again in crisis after the recent hijab row, which has already turned out to be one of the most universally discussed issues following the barring of Muslim girls in Veil/Hijab to educational institutions. On Monday another incident came to light, this time from […]