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Battle for India’s New Citizenship Law Moves to Top Court
January 22, 2020

Battle for India’s New Citizenship Law Moves to Top Court

By Associated Press
The Indian Supreme Court will hear arguments for and against the controversial citizenship law, which opponents say discriminates against Muslims.

(Dis)integrating Muslims, Dismantling India
December 30, 2019

(Dis)integrating Muslims, Dismantling India

By Muqtedar Khan
India, where Muslims have been at home for more than a millennium, is trying its hardest to alienate, disenfranchise, and disintegrate them.
India’s Narendra Modi Defends Controversial Citizenship Law as National Protests Continue
December 23, 2019

India’s Narendra Modi Defends Controversial Citizenship Law as National Protests Continue

By Associated Press
As many as 23 people have been killed nationwide since the law was passed in India’s parliament.

The Citizenship Amendment Bill and the ‘Theocratization’ of India
December 18, 2019

The Citizenship Amendment Bill and the ‘Theocratization’ of India

By Ritu Sharma
The CAB threatens to complete the vision of Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s Two-Nation Theory by obliterating India’s claim to secularism.

The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy
May 22, 2019

The Domestic Dividends of Modi’s Look West Policy

By Chirayu Thakkar
Modi broke with BJP precedent to pursue Arab states. The foreign policy rationale is obvious, but there's a domestic political logic as well.

Kashmir, Pulwama, and Pakistan: Navigating Islam and Citizenship in India
April 17, 2019

Kashmir, Pulwama, and Pakistan: Navigating Islam and Citizenship in India

By Aman Madan and Hari Prasad
For segments of the country’s Hindu population, Muslim loyalty to the nation has always been suspect.

What India's Most Backward District Wants From the Election
April 15, 2019

What India's Most Backward District Wants From the Election

By Vishal Arora, Avinash Giri, and Safvana Yasmine
Voters in Nuh wonder where the government has been.
Understanding India’s Political Evolution
December 13, 2018

Understanding India’s Political Evolution

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Recent assembly election results speak to the enduring strength of India’s democracy.

Where Can One Get a ‘Patriotic Muslim’ Certificate? About Mulk
September 01, 2018

Where Can One Get a ‘Patriotic Muslim’ Certificate? About Mulk

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Despite a preachy posture, the movie’s importance lies in highlighting the plight of Muslims in contemporary India.

Paying Attention to India’s Saints of All Faiths
March 01, 2018

Paying Attention to India’s Saints of All Faiths

By Krzysztof Iwanek
There are cults in India that exist between Hinduism and Islam, but their sites are increasingly claimed by one or the other.

A Poetic Protest Against Lynchings of Muslims in India
August 02, 2017

A Poetic Protest Against Lynchings of Muslims in India

By Vishal Arora
A Muslim poet protests against the recent violence inflicted on her community.
Why India's Triple Talaq Debate Misses the Point
July 05, 2017

Why India's Triple Talaq Debate Misses the Point

By Aftab Alam
Muslim women have far more pressing concerns. Why is this obscure practice gaining national attention?

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