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India’s parliament disrupted by Mother Teresa remarks

February 27, 2015
Reuters
India’s parliament disrupted by Mother Teresa remarks

India’s upper house of parliament was briefly adjourned on Thursday
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Posted in India, Parliament, Politics, Poverty, Religion | 3 Comments »

Delhi ka Laddoo

February 10, 2015
Syed Bashir
Delhi ka Laddoo

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah are realising how bitter sweets can be.
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Posted in Democracy, Election, India, International, Politics, Religion, World | 3 Comments »

Charlie Hebdo: Of Jihadists and Jane Austen

January 16, 2015
Anatul Fateh
Charlie Hebdo: Of Jihadists and Jane Austen

In Chapter 11 of the English writer Jane Austen’s much-loved novel Pride and Prejudice is the following exchange between the two central characters, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett.
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Posted in Religion, Religious Extremism, Satire, Terrorism, Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

Cowards in Paris, cowardice of the Ummah

January 14, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
Cowards in Paris, cowardice of the Ummah

“If you cannot laugh at your God, then that God must be very small. The Prophet is, well, a midget,” so said Stephane Charbonnier, the Editor-in Chief of Charlie Hebdo, just a few years ago.
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Posted in Middle East, Religion, Religious Extremism, Satire, Terrorism | 37 Comments »

Barbarians of the faith

January 12, 2015
MJ Akbar
Barbarians of the faith

Another barbaric chapter of an epic conflict between the presence and promise of modernity
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Posted in Religion, Religious Extremism, Terrorism | No Comments »

Use and misuse of science in religions

November 7, 2014
A. Rahman
Use and misuse of science in religions

Science as a whole and religion of any description are not always good bedfellows at the best of times.
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Posted in Religion, Science and invention | 16 Comments »

Religious vs. National Identity

November 6, 2014
Naaz Fahmida
Religious vs. National Identity

Last year brought home an essential question for Bangladeshis.
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Posted in Religion | 10 Comments »

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