Day: June 6, 2014

Are India’s Muslims a minority?

Minister in Hindu nationalist BJP government says Muslims are not minority causing controversy on status of community. Only a day after the Indian government led by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi took oath of office, Najma Heptullah, the new minister of minority affairs made an unusual statement. […]

Are India's Muslims a minority?

Minister in Hindu nationalist BJP government says Muslims are not minority causing controversy on status of community. Only a day after the Indian government led by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi took oath of office, Najma Heptullah, the new minister of minority affairs made an unusual statement. […]

Islam and Apostasy: Show Who’s Boss

Source: The Economist A death sentence issued by a Sudanese court has stirred up controversy THE Koran is categorical. “There is no compulsion in religion,” it says (in the 256th verse of the second sura, or chapter). In another passage of the Muslim holy book, in the tenth sura, we find God […]

Islam and Apostasy: Show Who's Boss

Source: The Economist A death sentence issued by a Sudanese court has stirred up controversy THE Koran is categorical. “There is no compulsion in religion,” it says (in the 256th verse of the second sura, or chapter). In another passage of the Muslim holy book, in the tenth sura, we find God […]

India Sikh groups clash at Golden Temple

Fights broke out over who would make the first speech, as Andrew North reports. Continue reading the main story in BBC and watch a movie Related Stories How Punjab’s missing are being forgotten Delhi 1984 riots still haunt India’s Congress party Delhi 1984: Memories of a massacre Several people have […]