October 25, 2008

An Uneven Ado

By U. Mahesh Prabhu Muslims today are being looked upon with strange skepticism. And conditions are certainly getting worse for even those Muslims who are nowhere near the ideas of the fundamentalists. Without doubt, the situation is absolutely frustrating for Muslims. But how can we ever free the Muslims from […]
October 18, 2008

Anti-Brahmanism: A Case Study to Indian Muslims

By U. Mahesh Prabhu The Great Uprising of 1857 unnerved the British, though for a while. Within two or three years of quelling it, and with great ferocity, they set to work putting together a version of the incident that would suit their ends. ‘The uprising was confined to just […]
October 14, 2008

Understanding and Reviving the Muslim Psyche

By U. Mahesh Prabhu Orthodoxy and fanaticism is found in every religious group, not just Islam. But in Hindu and Christian societies, there emerged a class of reformers who rejected such dogmas outright. There was, of course, a reason for this. Their religions were subjected to assaults and molestation as […]
October 4, 2008

Indian Muslims v/s Muslims of India

Once in the US, it so happened that a lady was being chased by a dog. She ran until the dog was stopped and made to run for its life by a brave young man. Looking in awe, among the spectators, was a young journalist. ‘You are a brave guy. […]