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The Mughal Empire – An ‘Islamicate’ State Form.

Jul 30,21by Saumya Dey

Saumya Dey debunks the theory of a "syncretic" Mughal Empire and shows that the Mughal empire was thoroughly Islamic in almost every sphere.

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Ghazwāa-e-Hindustāni Sangīt

Did Hindustani music result from a collaboration between Hindu and Muslim artists? Dr. Subroto Roy shatters many common misconceptions in this rare and insightful piece.

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Why the Whole World should be United in Fighting Islamic Terrorism

Dec 27,20by Khalid Umar

A frighteningly large number of non-Muslims claim that they have got nothing to do with Islamic terrorism and that is why they neither want to listen anything about it, or to do anything with it. But in this article, Khalid Umar argues that it is an existential imperative for every non-Muslim to fight Islamic Terrorism.

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Islamic Madrassas in India

Dec 24,20by Khalid Umar

Madrassas are just claimed to Islamic religious schools. And in a country which goes by 'sarva-dharma-samabhava' they are thought to be harmless schools where love and peace is taught. But Khalid Umar in this brief article tells us the true purpose of Madrassas, which is to churn out terrorists.

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What India can learn from France’s fight with Islamic terrorism?

In this article Khalid Umar tells us what Islamic terrorism is; how it has been destroying peace and harmony of the world for hundreds of years and particularly recently. He is also telling us what we can learn from France's response to Islamic terrorism.

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The Reality of Sufi Islam

It is often claimed that Islam as a religion is as spiritual in orientation as Hinduism is. The 'evidence' given is almost always - Sufism. It is said that if Hinduism had divine or spiritual philosophy then Islam too did. Khalid Umar in this short article analyzes some common myths about Sufism.

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The Mughals through Travelers’ Eyes

In this article Khalid Umar challenges some common adulatory and hagiographic myths about the Mughals. He says that contrary to what leftist peddlers say, the Mughals did not build cities but destroy those which were already flourishing. This becomes evident from the evidence of the travelers who traveled India during the Mughal rule. The Mughals were also Islamic fanatics who destroyed Hindu temples to create Islamic monuments.

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The Case Against the Mughals

In this short article, Khalid Umar analyzes the claim that the Mughals made India far richer, culturally and financially, as claimed by various leftist historians. He concludes that this was not the case and the Mughals changed India for the worse in so many ways.

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Kaffirs within Kaffirs: The Devolution of Islamic Society

Sep 21,20by Shankar Sharan

In this article at Indic Varta, Dr. Shankar Sharan argues how the concept of 'othering' works in Islam and how the concept of Kaffir is expanded to include 'lesser Muslims' in a country where no non-Muslims are left. He explains how fundamentalist Islam can bring ruin to a country, sending it back to medieval ages.

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The Trouble with Islam Today

In this article, Dr. Shankar Sharan analyzes the incompatibility of fundamentalist Islamic ideas with modern institutions and modern world. He tells us how a fundamentalist Islamic society is prone to human suffering of every kind. It not only spreads violence in other societies, but becomes a victim of its own violence. He also gives us solutions about this problem.

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