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Sir Syed Ahmed Khan and His Contribution to Muslim Resurgence

Introduction Following the suppression of the War of Independence of 1857, the burden of responsibility fell squarely upon the Muslims, though the Hindus had equally spearheaded the ‘revolt’ against the British. Whereas the Muslim found themselves in the bad books of the rulers, they latter took the Hindus for their blue-eyed boy. The nightmare of ruthless persecution by the British ... Read More »

Language Imperialism

The Curious Case of Pakistan Pakistan is a multilingual state; having six major and a spate of minor languages spoken far and wide. Urdu has been adopted constitutionally as the National Language while English, like during the lordship of the British lords, assumes the official character. The former is the mother tongue of nearly eight percent of the population; it, ... Read More »

Women in ISLAM Myth and Reality

“Islam has catapulted women’s standing from below the earth to so high that Paradise lies at her feet.” Perhaps out of crude ignorance, or a sheer malice towards Islam, the western academia has been spewing out a well-contrived propaganda of hatchet job; though it has largely coloured the true place women have been accorded by Islam, it has prejudicially turned ... Read More »