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Victory for reformist vice chancellor in Deoband

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Jamia Millia declared as India’s first ‘minority’ central university, with 50% reservation for Muslims

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Social conditions in ‘vibrant Gujarat’

‘Today while the few amongst the Muslim minorities, especially a section of traders, have been won over by the BJP and dominant social forces, the majority of Muslim community has been forced to live the life of severe social and economic deprivation. The trend of ghettotization is increasing.’ (Milli Gazette) Continue reading

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The Godhra Verdict

‘Thirty-one people were today convicted and 63 others, including the main accused Maulvi Umarji, were acquitted by a special court here in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident that left 59 people dead and triggered violence in Gujarat that had claimed the lives of over 1200 people, mainly Muslims.’ (Times of India) Continue reading

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Financial inclusion: Fast-growing Bombay Stock Exchange – traditionally led by Hindu investors – opens new Islamic index

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Gunmen in Deoband: meeting on vice-chancellor’s future turns violent

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Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan flays national leaders for their attitude towards Muslims

‘Khan alleged that the Congress pursued the appeasement policy and cheated the Muslims. “The Congress plays with the emotions of the Muslims. It takes their votes but does not give them representation in the government,” he said.’ (Zee News) Continue reading

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‘So sorry, admissions were closed yesterday’: Shobhaa De on the everyday prejudice facing Indian Muslims

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