Allama Iqbal

  • ObituariesFatma Zakaria, a noble soul passes away

    Fatma Zakaria, a noble soul passes away

    Mohammed Wajihuddin It was December 2001. I was at Dr Rafiq Zakaria’s beautiful, book-lined study at Cuffe Parade house in South Mumbai. In that spacious room Allama Iqbal vied for space with…

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    When Iqbal fell in love

    November 9 is the birth anniversary of noted poet Allama Iqbal (1877-1938). In 1905 the Sialkot-born, Lahore-based poet came to Bombay to set sail for England for higher studies. The visit to…

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    Is ‘Lab pe aati hai dua…’ a religious poem?

    Hyderabad: The poem Lab pe aati hai dua… written by Allama Iqbal, made headlines recently when in a bizarre turn of event the headmaster of a government school in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit…

  • NewsHM sacked for making pupils sing Iqbal's poem

    HM sacked for making pupils sing Iqbal’s poem

    PHILBIT: The headmaster of a government school in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit was suspended following the complaint by the local Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang leaders that students were singing “Lab Pe…

  • India

    Iqbal’s Lord Ram and Lynch Mobs

    New Delhi: How many Indians today would know that Allama Iqbal, Pakistan’s national poet, not just has a whole poem dedicated to Lord Ram, he hails him as ‘Imam-e-Hind’, the spiritual leader…

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