November 8, 2008

Being ‘Anti-Muslim’

‘I wonder why you write such a column replete with hate and vengeance’ alleged a protagonist, who calls himself as a ‘secularist’, on reading my previous columns. But when I asked him to aid me in finding those words of ‘hate and vengeance’ he wasted no time to enjoin ‘I […]
November 1, 2008

Obama’s tryst with Islam

If you think Obama’s full name is ‘Barack Obama’ then you are half right. His middle name, which is hardly flashed in the media, is ‘Hussein’. Thus his complete name is ‘Barack Hussein Obama.’ Now the question that would certainly follow is: ‘Does he, or not, have a Muslim background?’ […]
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 […]