There has been a continuous debate over the issue of the identity of Indian Muslims which in turn is closely linked to their origin. In this context, it is important to go back and revisit the chronology of spread of Islam in India.
By Vinay Nalwa- Basant Panchami, the festival of spring when Goddess of knowledge and art is revered and prayed and which marks the onset of Spring in northern India is also a reminder of the unforgettable supreme sacrifice of fourteen-year-old Haqiqat Rai.
The tale of ‘India in Making’ is generally elaborated with the help of three conventional ideological frameworks viz. Liberal, Marxist and Gandhian. Drawing on the legacy of colonialism and India’s association with it; these frameworks have in their own way explained the ‘Idea of India’.
By Arun Anand- This is first of the multi- part series…
Key takeaways from an eye opening speech by French President Emmanuel Macron (Les Mureaux, 2 Oct. 2020) , a couple of weeks before the current violent incidents that rocked France
Gilles Kepel's highly anticipated English edition of his sensational French bestseller reveals the truth about a virulent new wave of jihadism that has Europe as its main target
Noted historian Dr. KS Lal explains conclusively that how it was forced conversion and not the Hindu caste system that led to the rapid growth of Muslim population India
Taner Akcam introduces new evidence from more than 600 secret Ottoman documents to demonstrate in unprecedented detail the Armenian Genocide and the expulsion of Greeks by Turks in 20th Century
Declan Walsh, the NYT's former Pakistan bureau chief paints an arresting, up-close portrait of Pakistan through dramatic lives of nine individuals. Through these “nine lives” he describes a country on the brink—a place of creeping extremism and political chaos.
Peter Nesser explains why and how Islamist terrorism in Europe is on the rise, as evidenced by the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris, the grisly beheading of a UK serviceman in 2013 and the shooting spree in Toulouse and Montauban.
Noted historian Sita Ram Goel did pioneering work by bringing out a…
An eye-opening, look at the source of the current wave of…