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An alleged Indian Mujahideen operative was arrested from Mumbai’s international airport by a joint team of police and anti-terrorism agencies. Zainul Abedin, an alleged IM terrorist, wanted for his r...
Over these nine years, many people have asked me what did it feel like? Some have looked me straight in the eyes full of curiosity, some with sadness and some with disbelief. After all, somewhere we all believe that bomb blasts don't happen to us, they are what we hear about in news happening to other people.
Actor Salman Khan has joined the growing chorus of voices opposing the death sentence awarded to Yakub Memon, brother of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Tiger Memon. A number of journalists, activists an...
Why could Muslims not be like every one else, they would ask me. I would make heroic attempts to explain the cause of distress. Why do Muslims seek to be an exception to the secular ethos of India that we all cherish as the Idea of India, was even more tiresome to respond to. Essentially while we all believed in secularism, the actual definition of secularism itself varied. To add to that confusion was the introduction of concepts such as 'pseudo secularism' and 'genuine secularism' by the BJP, an ascendent political force. So I chose to write a book about this called At Home in India: A Restatement of Indian Muslims.