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Political mobilisation of muslims in India – changing pattern

Political mobilisation of muslims in India – changing pattern

By Irfan Engineer Muslim votes in post partition India have traditionally been mobilised by the politicians on three tropes: security, religio-cultural identities and fair share of Muslims. The recent victory… Read more »

Mind your business

Mind your business

Dr L Jayarangan Of late, one of the main businesses of business is- how to run business in the LPG era! It is a paradox, yet a reality. Business in… Read more »

Islam’s role in an ethical society

Islam’s role in an ethical society

Tariq Ramadan Let us agree on this: we live in pluralistic societies and pluralism is an unavoidable fact. We are equal citizens, but with different cultural and religious backgrounds. So,… Read more »

Are tattoos really just skin deep? or It leaves indelible impression!

Are tattoos really just skin deep? or It leaves indelible impression!

By Fathima Sajeed When someone gets a tattoo is it just skin deep, or does it leave an indelible impression? When you think about getting a tattoo do you ever… Read more »

Traffic Problems of Bangalore and solutions

Traffic Problems of Bangalore and solutions

The present infrastructure can cater to about 15 lakh vehicles, while the actual number is around 45 lakhs  Gulame Ghouse I have worked in the Karnataka State Road Transport Department… Read more »

‘Love Jihad’

‘Love Jihad’

Gossip at chowk By S.T.A Hushiar Khan: Jani! Come close to me. Jani: Why Khan sab? What is the issue? Hushiar Khan: It is a very serious matter. I heard… Read more »

Beware of Ebola

Beware of Ebola

Dr. Nazir Ahmed Bendigri Dreaded hemorrhagic disease, Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), which was hidden in the history, has risen again with a big threat to life. We do not have… Read more »

My experiments with tea saplings in Bangalore

My experiments with tea saplings in Bangalore

U.S. Moinuddin   A fascination which I had developed as a child to grow tea plants in Bangalore took me to the sprawling tea estates of Ooty. Here, I purchased… Read more »

Festival in Bangalore Massacre in Palestine

Festival in Bangalore Massacre in Palestine

By: Marcy Newman Bangalore moves forward with its month-long ‘Israel 66 Film Festival’ amidst the collective ‘punishment’ of Palestinian civilians living in a hermetically sealed, open-air prison from which they cannot flee…. Read more »

Holy Month of Ramadan and Diabetes

Holy Month of Ramadan and Diabetes

The holy month of Ramadan is one of the most important and reflective times in the Islamic calendar and commemorates the revelation of the Holy Quran.  In the Quran Chapter… Read more »