80% of rural Muslims in West Bengal are borderline poor: Report

Written By: Esha Roy
15/02/2016 22:34
Neighbours and Borders

In rural Bengal, nearly 47 per cent of all Muslims who work are either agricultural workers or ‘daily workers’ in non-agriculture sectors — “they are at the bottom of the economic ladder,” says the study. Nearly eight in 10 Muslim households in rural West Bengal....    Full story...

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Muslim gunman kills 3 Americans on Capitol hill!

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
12/02/2015 15:53 12/02/2015 15:41

  An extremist Islamist inspired by Al-Qaeda and sympathetic to ISIS in Syria walked into a residential home of a family and shot dead three members of the same family in cold blood and broad day light. The Mayor of Washington has called this as a "terrorist act of great....    Full story...

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Charlie Hebdo and republication of the cartoon of the Prophet - A Muslim response

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
19/01/2015 18:10

“[And as for You] O Prophet - behold, We have sent you as a witness [to the truth], and as a herald of glad tidings and a warner, and as one who summons [all people] to God by His leave, and as a light-giving beacon.” (Qur’an 33:45-46) Let me start by sharing with you a small....    Full story...

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Polarised Conflicts,Ideas of Bengali Culture and fallacy of Bengali Nationalism in Bangladesh

Written By: Ahmedullah
08/12/2014 23:17 08/12/2014 23:13
Religion & Culture

The causes of polarised politics Many people are baffled by the intense levels of hatred that exists between different factions in Bangladesh and fail to understand the possible underlying reasons behind the current conflict. Complex factors are no doubt at play, including attachments to....    Full story...

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Islam is missing in ISIS (Islamic State)!

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
05/09/2014 23:01
Contemporary Debate

Summary: True Islamic State is the pride and joy of the Muslims, yet ISIS’s Islamic state is a disgrace. True Islamic State is a point of unity for the Muslims from all over the world however ISIS’s Islamic state is point of disunity and discord. This is not the example of a true....    Full story...

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Why do Arab and Muslim rulers hate Islam?

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
04/08/2014 11:45

Every single Arab ruler would prefer a docile, apathetic and Islamically uneducated Muslim masses that they can control and keep distracted and intoxicated. They have created a whopped socio-economic condition that sustains the status quo. They have created two social extremes, extremely rich....    Full story...

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Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
23/06/2014 0:47 23/06/2014 0:46
Burning Issue

Ajmal Masroor in his interview with sky TV news condemned the violence in Iraq in the name of Islam by ISIS group. He called them terrorist and urge to call them by that name. He expressed view that British Foreign policy also responsible for this crisis as they keep their eye blind on Syria....    Full story...

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Encountering Ex-Muslims

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
15/03/2014 22:22
Religion & Culture

I met someone very interesting recently. He considers himself to be an ex-Muslim. I find his choice of label very odd. I was curious to know that if he has left Islam why he was so intent on calling himself an ex-Muslim? You are either a Muslim or you are not, the term ex-Muslim is extremely....    Full story...

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Rejectionist mantra is tearing the Muslim community apart

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
08/02/2014 13:41
Contemporary Debate

A few days ago I had the following twitter exchange with someone I don’t even know but I would not name the person here for obvious reasons. I have copied and pasted the entire conversation below:  “Person: Ajmal Masroor, Do you oppose the implementation of the Shariah in the....    Full story...

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A small reflection from the Global Peace and Unity (GPU)Exhibition

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
26/11/2013 23:02

There were thousands of Muslims at the Islam Channel organised GPU last weekend. While I was standing at the Barefoot Institute's stall in the exhibition area the number brothers who approached me for help in finding them second or third wives was simply staggering. Barefoot Institute....    Full story...

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World’s top 10 intellectuals are Muslims!

Written By: Nazmul
02/11/2013 14:46

The bimonthly U.S. international affairs journal Foreign Policy has just published a survey of the world’s top 20 public intellectuals and the first 10 are all Muslims. They are certainly an interesting group of men (and one woman) but the journal’s editors are not....    Full story...

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The subalterns’ new-found ethos gaining political clout

Written By: HarunurRashid
22/10/2013 22:00
Social Issues

The Mughals adopted a two-pronged policy of consolidation of their imperial rule. “At the elite level they endeavoured to absorb both Muslim and non-Muslim chieftains into the imperial service, thereby transforming potential state enemies into loyal servants. They also sought to expand the....    Full story...

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10 signs of extremism

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
04/10/2013 16:39
Contemporary Debate

1. Extremists lack knowledge of the most basic aspects of the faith. When ignorance prevails the community is weakened. Such people burden and limit the community to only “halal and haram” debate. They ritualize Islam and only focus on the outer appearances. Other ignorant people....    Full story...

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Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
25/09/2013 0:20

The brutal massacre of the innocent shoppers in Kenya and the blood bath in Nigeria bring to light the urgent need for the Muslim theologians, leaders and masses to rise against the extremists who have highjacked and maligned Islam. They have destroyed the peaceful and deeply spiritual identity....    Full story...

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There are three types of Muslims in the world today

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
24/09/2013 1:54
Religion & Culture

1. Islam users: Muslims who use Islam to transform their life and improve their spiritual and mental well-being. They care about their relationship with God and invest their time and energy in getting closer to God. They form relationship with their fellow human beings not because of ulterior or....    Full story...

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