Junk today’s secularism: India needs a reinvented secularism 2.0 rooted in separation of religion and state

timesofindia.indiatimes.com:  India’s ambitious experiment with freedom of religion has failed. Our insipid brand of secularism, based on states’ active engagement amid stated religious neutrality, has led to the appeasement of a few, but empowers none and brings injustice for all. Instead of uniting our society, it has fomented fragmentation and […]

India: IN A FIRST, Bombay MOSQUE OPENS DOOR TO WOMEN scholars

Maulana Mohammed Fayyaz Baqri’s wife is among the many women who impart knowledge about the Quran to fellow Muslim women. http://mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com/mumbai/cover-story/in-a-first-yari-road-mosque-opens-door-to-women-ulemas/articleshow/60078262.cms- By Linah Baliga, Mumbai Mirror | Updated: Aug 16, 2017, 01.21 AM IST At a time when Muslim women are breaking into many a male bastion, a mosque on Yari Road has […]