Ahmadiyya Muslim Community: An Introduction

The Messiah, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Founder of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community In  the 19th century, Islam as a religion and Muslims as a nation were  helpless. Muslim empires were crumbling all over the world. In the  subcontinent of India, the Mughal Empire was brought down by the British. Islam was being attacked by all […]

The false monolith of political Islam

Source: Asia Times: The leaders of the American government make the gravestmistake possible for a world power. They believe their own propaganda. Elected officials and media pundits warn American citizens of the ever-increasing peril of “Islamic terrorism”, “Islamic fundamentalism” or the supposedly extant ideology of “Islamofacism”. A multitude of states […]

The war is pronounced dead

Source: Asia Times. By Pepe Escobar (Spoiler alert: this is the alternate remix of a New York Times original.) BAGHDAD – The Pentagon officially pronounced its US$3 trillion-and-counting, “war on terror”-related invasion, occupation and decimation of the Iraqi nation dead on Thursday even as the country prepared for a low-intensity […]

Islam and Women’s Rights

The following is an address given by Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, to the female members (Lajna) of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on the occasion of the UK Annual Convention held on 26th July 2008. In earlier times, women were deprived of their rightful status. Even amongst Muslims, who have […]

Should Anna Hazare give govt a chance?

Team Anna member Kiran Bedi told a TV channel on Thursday night that Anna Hazare will postpone his protests if Parliament session is extended to introduce and get the Lokpal Bill passed. Former Karnataka lokayukta Santosh Hegde, also a member of Team Anna, on Thursday said that it was wrong […]