Articles by: Mohammed Mirza

Hyderabad: Understanding India’s Biggest Massacre

Hyderabad: Understanding India’s Biggest Massacre

While speaking on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with a neighbor of mines who hails from Zaheerabad, Telangana as in almost every discussion on CAA we ended up discussing the documents issue. He started telling this story of how his family escaped from Zaheerabad when ordinary farmers took up arms and unleashed violence on Muslims. I was taken aback[Read More…]

February 3, 2020 India
Hyderabad’s Heritage Errum Manzil Palace In Danger

Hyderabad’s Heritage Errum Manzil Palace In Danger

Believe it or not, the Telanganagovernment is hell-bent on destroying a historical palace in Hyderabad that was built back in 1870 by Nawab Fakhr Ul Mulk. The government wants to bring it down to build a new state legislature in its place that will be “vastu”compliant. A petition is being hosted on change.org, which has been signed by thousands of[Read More…]

July 7, 2019 India