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Union Minister calls Dalits to renounce Hinduism

News Analysis | Invoking Babasaheb Ambedkar, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said he embraced Buddhism only after he was convinced that Dalits would not...

Mayawati’s declaration to convert echoes Dalit’s fears

News Analysis | ‘Stop atrocities on Dalits and backward castes, or we will convert to Buddhism,’ warned Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Sunday,...

Malaysian Sultan speaks up against Saudi inspired ultra-conservatism

James M. Dorsey | Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, the sovereign of the Malaysian state of Johor, does not mince his words. His repeated verbal assaults on...

Islamic Radicalism: A Product of Western Imperialism

Nauman Sadiq | Peaceful, or not, Islam is only a religion just like any other cosmopolitan religion whether it’s Christianity, Buddhism or Hinduism. Instead of...

Aristotle’s God is not different from that of Islam or Christianity

Peter Adamson | If you were asked to name the most important philosopher of 10th-century Baghdad, you would presumably not hesitate to say ‘al-Farabi’. He’s...

The “peaceful” Buddhists take up arms against Muslims

Michael Jerryson | The recent violence in southern Thailand began on 4 January 2004, when Malay Muslim insurgents invaded a Thai Army depot in the...

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