The Significance of Male Reformist Ijtihad on Gender Issues in Advancing Gender Affirmative Interpretations of Islam

Historically, Gender-Affirmative Interpretations Were Often Dismissed By Conservative-Minded Male Scholars As Feminist Or Subjective Products Of Female Identity. However, Male Reformist Scholars Challenge This Narrative By Providing A Male Perspective On Gender Equality Within Islam.

Job ad for temple seeks Brahmins only!

The Kerala Devaswom Recruitment Board released an ad for the job of a cook which had the eligibility requirement to be Brahmin.

Caste, the cancer afflicting Sanatan Dharma

“I consider the four divisions alone to be fundamental,...

When I hear bloodthirsty slogans of ‘Jai Sri Ram,’ I remember Fr Camille’s ‘Ram Katha’

As the fringe slogans  'Jai Sri Ram' while ransacking shops & houses disrespecting the name of Sri Ram, I hear...

A New Campaign Against Ahmadiyya Community Gains Ground in India

After Andhra Pradesh Wakf Board, Jamiat Ulema Hind Declares Ahmadis Kafirs

Hindu temples & their economic worth, VHP-backed ‘Know your temple’ initiative

That Hindu temples from time immemorial have been gifted societal wealth from the faithful is well known. Now, the VHP-backed Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti general sec, has said that India's Hindu temples hold 22,000 tonnes of gold and provide employment to crores of people; the body has been demanding loosening of govt control over temples since 2016

Eid-al-Azha: Jurisprudence on animal sacrifice, maintaining balance between customs & harmony

Even as the Courts have refused to entertain pleas on animal sacrifice, how necessary is it that we inclusively question its relevance in today’s world?

Environment is impacted by Bakri Eid but is the outrage selective?

There is no defending the cruelty of mass sacrifices of goats during Bakri Id in public places but speaking of environmental concerns, is people’s outrage conveniently targeting only religious practices be it of any religion?

Lord Ram, in my sixth letter I appeal to your diverse forms

This is the sixth letter in a series: the writer's point is to emphasise the importance of diverse perspectives, critical thinking, and open discourse when portraying Lord Ram and discussing his significance in Hindu culture. The writer criticises the limited perspective in a recently released film and contrasts it with the nuanced portrayal in the Sanskrit play "Uttara Rama Charita." The writer advocates for embracing multiple interpretations of Lord Ram's character, highlighting the dangers of dogmatism and the need for inclusive dialogue to safeguard societal harmony and progress.

The Implementation of a Uniform Civil Code

IntroductionCurrently, within the existing legal framework, there exists no...

Why India’s society and politics need both the strength and gentleness of a Hanuman

What the writer, Rajni Bakshi, founder of the YouTube series shares in this telling account is that reaching out to those who appear to be on the “other side” may breach the overwhelming narrative about society’s polarisation


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