Articles by: Dr Abdul Ahad

Catholicizing Politics

Catholicizing Politics

Immediately after registering its thumping great victory in Delhi elections, Aam Aadmi Party set out to make quick forays into the ideological terrain of its sworn enemy, BJP. Subsequent to oath taking ceremony of CM, Kejrewal and his Council of Ministers, it opened up its own account of political Catholicism to make one more significant entry in its wholesale ledger[Read More…]

by 08/11/2021 1 comment India
A Historical Perspective of Iconoclasm

A Historical Perspective of Iconoclasm

The practice of temple demolition/ appropriation of images of gods and goddess was in vogue in ancient India and Kashmir much before the arrival of the Muslims. In ancient times the achievements of Hindu Kings were measured not only by the number of temples they built in their realms during peace times but also of those they appropriated/demolished in the[Read More…]

by 26/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kodungalloor

Islam Reached India through Arab Traders rather than Invaders

Islam’s diffusion towards India occurred due to Arab Traders rather than Invaders as imagined by the RSS ideologue, Mohan Baghwat in his latest statement. This is substantially substantiated by the building up of the first mosque by these Arabs in Kodungallur (modern Kerala which had nothing in common with what came to be called India after the British arrival) in[Read More…]

by 18/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony