Blog Posts - Indian Muslims



Muslim freedom fighters' sacrifices, role in Indian freedom struggle: Syed Naseer Ahmad documenting the immortals of Independence movement

Innumerable Muslims sacrificed their lives for India's independence. Thousands were hanged soon after 1857.Along with Hindus, Muslims too played a major part in the freedom struggle, up till 1947.However, role of Muslim freedom fighters doesn't get p...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Aug 21, 2016

How Muslims became so poor in India: Any example of 'ruling class' losing dominance, power in any other country?

Governing_India is a Twitter handle that mostly tweets on politics and policies.It is a pro-BJP, right-wing twitter handle and anonymous one. Its tweets are interesting and insightful.Recently, it asked the question, "India is the only country where...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Jul 14, 2016

Starting and breaking fast with Cannon blast in Raisen: Age-old tradition during Ramzan in Madhya Pradesh

It is an age-old tradition that continues till date.Everyday during the holy month of Ramzan, the devout start and break their fast with the sound of cannon blast in Raisen.The cannon is taken up to the fort on the top of the hill just before Ramzan...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Jun 15, 2016

This Bhopal man carries cool water in his auto-rickshaw throughout the summer

Mohammad Ansar is an auto-rickshaw driver in Bhopal.Thorughout the summer season, he carries cool water in his auto.When the auto is at the stand or is parked on the road side, the passengers, by-standers and people on the street, can quench their th...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Jun 9, 2016

BJP leader attending iftaar is neither appeasement nor politics, rather it's a social necessity and goodwill gesture

When Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal attended a Roza Iftar party, it led to strong reactions from right-wing on social media.Suddenly, Twitterati were commenting on the practice of politicians attending 'iftaars' and it was termed as appeasem...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Jun 7, 2016

Right-wing extremists trying to turn India into Hitler's Germany: Minorities under attack, lawlessness becomes order of the day

The photograph shows cow vigilantes standing with their feet on the head of a Muslim cattle transporter.After brutally breating up the cattle transporters [nearly lynching them], these right-wing extremists are giving a pose.That's just one of the se...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Jun 3, 2016

Framing innocent Muslims, destroying lives: Police, security agencies' strong bias against Muslim youths

1. Nisar Ahmad was barely 19 when he was framed in a false case of train bombing. Once arrested, agencies kept booking the college student from Gulbarga, in other unsolved cases and it took 23 years before he got acquitted.2. Mohammad Amir was just 2...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on May 31, 2016

Muslims raise 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' slogan, write it with their blood in Gwalior

MIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi's speech and later former MP Javed Akhtar's response to it, had led to a heated debate over chanting 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' recently.Muslims in Gwalior gathered at the Phool Bagh chauraha, and wrote Bharat Mata ki Jai, with...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Mar 21, 2016

Muslims hold protest marches against Hindu Mahasabha leader but do these demonstrations serve purpose?

Tens of thousands of Muslims took to the streets in Indore to protest self-styled Hindu Mahsabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari's controversial statement.Earlier, in Bhopal, a massive protest took place at Iqbal Maidan.Besides, in towns like Raisen, Betul, Ha...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Dec 9, 2015

1,050 Muslim clerics' fatwa against ISIS: Indian Muslims' religious leaders had taken stand, condemned ISIS much before Paris attacks

Though acts of self-styled Islamic State [or ISIS] have been termed un-Islamic and repeatedly condemned by majority of Muslims, the Paris attacks have once again brought focus on IS.On social media, Muslims have been clearly saying that ISIS doesn't...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Nov 16, 2015

कामन सिविल कोड से क्यों डरें?

by Raag Desh राग देश on Oct 16, 2015

Muslim population in Indian states, percentage as per Census 2011 report on religions: UP, West Bengal, Bihar have largest Muslim concentration

The population of Muslims in India is slightly more than 14.2%. The last census was conducted in 2011 but the figures about religions were not disclosed till as late as 2015.There is lot of confusion about figures of Muslims in Indian states. The rea...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Aug 25, 2015

Muslim population in Indian states, percentage as per Census 2011 report: UP, West Bengal, Bihar have largest Muslim concentration

The population of Muslims in India is slightly more than 14.2%. The last census was conducted in 2011 but the figures about religions were not disclosed till as late as 2015.There is lot of confusion about figures of Muslims in Indian states. The rea...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Aug 24, 2015

मुसलिम हलचल के चार कोण!

by Raag Desh राग देश on Aug 21, 2015

Legal activism among Indian Muslims: Need for consistent intervention, raising voice against oppression and fighting for the rights

Every vibrant community should have activists.Activists are individuals who are passionate about certain thing or issues, keep track of them and raise voice when they find something wrong.Indian Muslims are facing a plethora of social, educational an...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Apr 30, 2015

क्यों बढ़ती है मुसलिम आबादी?

by Raag Desh राग देश on Jan 23, 2015

पेशावर की परतों के भीतर

by Raag Desh राग देश on Dec 19, 2014

2.5 lakh votes polled, Congress candidate gets just 1,000: Where has Congress' traditional vote gone?

IndscribeIsn't it shocking that more than 2.5 lakh voters exercise their franchise in an Assembly constituency and while the candidates who come first and second secured well over 1 lakh votes each, the Congress candidate who comes fourth gets just 1...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Nov 17, 2014

2.5 lakh votes polled, Congress candidate gets just 1,000: Where has Congress' traditional vote gone?

IndscribeIsn't it shocking that more than 2.5 lakh voters exercise their franchise in an Assembly constituency and while the candidates who come first and second secured well over 1 lakh votes each, the Congress candidate who comes fourth gets just 1...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Nov 17, 2014

Growing sectarianism among Indian Muslims: Trend of criticizing the 'other' sects, terming their practices as 'un-Islamic'

(C) INDSCRIBEThe growing sectarianism within Muslims, especially, the Sunnis in India, which I exerienced this year on Muharram, has left me deeply disturbed.The sects and sub-sects existed earlier too. The Shia-Sunni conflict was no issue on the str...
by Indian Muslims' Blog on Nov 5, 2014


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