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Indian migrants in Dubai working in inhuman conditions: 450 shipped home in body bags since 2014

Jagtial: Chittam, 45 a native of Kalleda village in the southern Indian state of Telangana, was among the nearly 450…

I don’t think PM Modi has a problem with people making fun of him: Shyam Rangeela

Hamza Khan, He could have been working as an animator or editing videos for a living and might yet do…

To celebrate anti-colonial struggle, celebrate Tipu: Historian Irfan Habib

NEW DELHI: Tipu Sultan -- a freedom fighter or a tyrant? Noted historians believe he was neither. But many of…

Trump shows Modi how to take an about-turn on Pakistan

Jyoti Malhotra, It’s a pity that @narendramodi or @SushmaSwaraj don’t follow @MadamSecretary, the serial on the CBS US television network…

Don’t attack a Tamil movie for daring to say what millions of Indians couldn’t

Shobhaa De, The most relevant question asked of the government in recent memory came from a three-judge Supreme Court bench,…

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

By Arnab Mondal for The Telagraph Soibal Dasgupta is very excited. The 26-year-old slipped into the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)…

The real reason Muhammad Ali converted to Islam

Muhammad Ali's conversion to Islam, in many ways, defined his career and legacy as a fighter with conviction. He went…

My Lord, May I protest?  How to Protest? That is the question!

“Anger is a negative emotion, but to feel a right anger and to the right degree and to the right…

‘Sooner or later world will see a nuclear detonation … concept of nuclear deterrence rests on dangerous logic’

Rohit E David in TOI's The Interviews Blog The 2017 Nobel peace prize was awarded to International Campaign to Abolish…

British Mandate paved way for Israeli occupation

Some of the repressive tactics used by the Israeli army today were first practiced on the Palestinians by the British…

Shamsul Haq Usmani, an ardent admirer of Manto, working relentlessly on ‘Poora Manto’

Retired professor Shamsul Haq Usmani lives in a narrow alley of Galli Chowkidar, in old Delhi. Mr. Usmani is a…

Hyderabad: IIT researchers used jamun seeds to remove Fluoride from water

HYDERABAD: Jamun trees are ubiquitous in India. Now, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad have shown that the…

Vote for JDS, AIMIM or SDPI face boycott, Karnataka Muslims to prevent division of votes

Bangaluru: Muslim community leaders and retired officers have unanimously resolved to vote for Congress in Karnataka to avoid any division…

Amit Shah, Son Jay Shah Flout Supreme Court Guidelines at Cricket Body

New Delhi: It has been over a year since the Lodha committee recommendations were given legal backing by the Supreme Court…

Meet Essa, a reverted Muslim, who was blessed with divine guidance while in prison

Essa, a Latino, was a former gang member who went through a life of crime, which landed him in prison…

Learning Love from Gandhi: The Karwane Mohabbat in Porbandar

By Harsh Mander The journey of the Karwane Mohabbat that started at Nagaon in Assam on 4 September 2017, travelled…

Sir Syed’s movement needs to be revived

Zafar Agha Today India is celebrating the bi-centenary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. Sir Syed is not the name of…

Hindu Pampering versus Muslim Appeasement

Dr. Javed Jamil Yogi spent Rs 195.89 crore for the grand Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya. Of this, Rs 133.70 crore…

‘Hope never dies’ holds true for Najeeb’s mother

Fatima Nafees, mother of Najeeb Ahmad who went missing from JNU campus, remains awake even after the whole world goes…

Anjum Saifi fulfills father’s wish 25 years after he was killed by extortionists

Muzaffarnagar (UP): Muzaffarnagar girl's dream came true when she qualifies and be appointed as a civil judge after clearing the…