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BJP discrimination continues as Muslim dies in police custody

News Analysis | Tension prevails in India's northeastern state of Assam after violent protests engulfed the town of Dhula, some 100 km away from the...

Suicide bombing in Quetta church kills 9

AFP | A suicide bomb attack on a Pakistan church claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least eight people and wounded 30 during...

Challenges of being a Muslim politician in UK!

News Desk | Radical Islamists, Muslims from the west joining ISIS, Immigration policy for Muslims and UK’s relationship with Pakistan were all topics, Najma Minhas,...

Riz Ahmed, Sadiq Khan most influential Asians in Britain

News Desk | Riz Ahmed and Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, are the two Pakistanis that have bagged top positions in the list of 101...

Pakistan: Fixing religious fault-lines in the age of ISIS..?

Afrah Jamal | Pakistan's Bold Response to Sectarianism? A few days before Muharram, grand proclamations advocating peace and calm that suggested people shun their religious, sectarian...

After India & Afghanistan, Iran commits act of aggression against Pakistan

News Analysis | Iranian troops fired at least 11 mortar shells into bordering town near Panjgur district in Balochistan causing no casualty in a new...

Saudi Arabia Lifts Driving Ban on Women: Is Prince Salman’s Vision...

James M. Dorsey | Saudi Arabia’s long-awaited lifting of a ban on women’s driving, widely viewed as a symbol of Saudi misogyny, will likely serve...

Riz Ahmad, first British-Pakistani to lift the Emmy Award

News Analysis | Riz Ahmad became the first Asian British-Pakistani Muslim to lift an Emmy award in San Francisco for his leading role in the...

Babri Masjid case: BJP leaders charged for criminal conspiracy

News Analysis | A day after a special CBI court charged the Union Minister for Water Uma Bharti, as well as Lal Krishna Advani and...

Dalits asked to ‘get cleaned’ before meeting the UP Chief Minister

News Analysis | The firebrand Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath is once again in the headlines as a zealot Hindu. Shockingly residents of...

Do I just represent the ‘honor’ of the men in my...

Asma Razzaq | Do not go to the park as your brother would not like it, this is not America’, my mother scolded me when...

Who are “Radical Muslims”?

Z. Fareen Parvez | The Trump administration has been using the phrase “radical Islam” when discussing the “war on terror”. From his inauguration address to...

“You will Never be Accepted Here!” EU Court Allows Companies to...

Z. Fareen Parvez | The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), which interprets EU law, issued a landmark judgment on March 14 that...

Heartless Kuwaiti woman held for filming maid attempting suicide

Kuwaiti police have detained a woman for filming her Ethiopian maid falling from the seventh floor in an apparent suicide attempt without trying to...

Raad-ul-Fasaad Yes; but Raad-ul-Pakhtun No

Abdul Rahim| Why does Punjab look down on the rest of the provinces? Is it natural or due to Punjab’s aristocratic behavior? Why do Baloch separatists...

Punjab clarifies its position on racism against Pakhtuns

Punjab government has in the last couple of days received acidic criticism on social and electronic media. This started after stories were leaked about...

Why can’t Hindu widows wear red? Protests on social media

Red is a color that's associated with energy, strength, power, determination, passion, desire and love. In Hindu culture, a woman wearing a red tika (bindi) means she...

Donald Trump Appears to Soften Stance on Immigration, but Not on...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump appeared to soften some of his hardest-line campaign positions on immigration on Sunday, but he also restated his...

Enough with the Fear of Fat

In a society obsessed with body image and marked by a fear of fat, Kelli Jean Drinkwater engages in radical body politics through art....

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