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Tales of Bhiwandi

Bhiwandi, the power loom town close to Mumbai, is reeling from several challenges that threaten its existence. Labourers, power loom owners and local people, predominantly Muslims, are struggling to cope with the financial and logistical problems of the power loom industry.

Id-Ul-Zuha and Slaughter of Animals

The Maharashtra government’s proactive stance on banning slaughter of bulls and bullocks reveals that they are playing to the communal mindset of their voters and destroying the tolerant spirit of Indian democracy.

Some Issues of Muslim Religious Schools in India

“ Modernisation” of Madrassas has become a regular catch-phrase for governments, yet there has been negligence in meeting the educational needs of the Muslim minority. It is high time that Muslim institutions and intellectuals come together to work out Madrassa modernisation which meets the needs of the community.
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