Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

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Pan-Islamism threatens Kashmir’s syncretic Islam

For most separatists, the biggest enemy of Islam is the valley’s Rishi-Sufi tradition of Kashmiriyat, the philosophy of coexistence. NEW...

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Celebration of divine love through sacred arts

The International Sufi Rang Festival in Ajmer Sharif blends sacred arts, calligraphic inscriptions, Sufi musical performances, poetry and Sufi discourses...

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The poetics of universal imagination

Mirza Ghalib (1797-1869) and Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) belong to two different times and spaces: one an Indian Urdu and Persian...

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Blasphemy: Pak capitulates to its extremist hordes

Blasphemy: Pak capitulates to its extremist hordes   The army-backed Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan is facing a tough...

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Extremist preachers using concept of Hijrat to radicalise Muslim youth

Some clerics convince gullible Muslim youth that martyrdom in the path of Allah is same as migration or Hijrat in...

South India’s radicalised youths are joining ‘Jihad-e-Kashmir’

Eisa Fazli and Syed Owais left their BTech course in the third year to join militancy in Kashmir. But on...

Jordan King’s India visit was significant for promoting non-Takfiri Islam in India

King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein was on a three-day visit to India starting on 27 February. In the...

Political Islamism holds Pluralistic Islam hostage in Kerala

In his recent visit to Delhi on 25 September, the Syrian Grand Mufti, Shaikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun cautioned India to...

Erdogan uses Rohingya crisis to try to be a global Muslim leader

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is trying to position himself as the “Islamic champion” of the global Muslims’ rights. After...