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Indscribe's blog. For Humanism, Against Fundamentalism. Read News, Views, Articles and Urdu poetry on this website. Indscribe is a journalist with an English daily.
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Misusing social media to spread communalism in the society: Messages on WhatsApp, Facebook inflaming passions, causing riots

Sat, 16/08/2014 - 7:49pm
If the society is increasingly getting communalised and people belonging to different communities are turning into religious bigots, it should be a cause of alarm.Across India, 'objectionable' ...
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Beyond Chacha Chaudhary: Legendary cartoonist Pran's comics rooted for secularism and communal harmony too

Wed, 06/08/2014 - 7:57pm
The news of cartoonist Pran's death in a hospital in Delhi, led to widespread grief and nostalgia--both on the street and on social media.Those who had grown up reading his comics, paid rich ...
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Cracking CPMT: Muslim students in medical entrance exam, top the merit list in UP

Mon, 04/08/2014 - 6:27pm
When result of the Combined Pre-Medical test (CPMT) was announced recently, it was a pleasant surprise for the Muslim community in the most populous state of the country.Shams Mohammad Khan topped ...
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Should India support Palestine or Israel: Ten hard facts on India's international stand and foreign policy in the light of its national interests and realpolitik

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 5:44pm
[This post has been written after Indian government voted in support of Palestine, inviting criticism from pro-Israel ideologues who thought BJP government would change its policy]1. India is seen ...
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India supports Palestine at BRICS summit and UN, opinion poll shows Indians too stand against Israel: 75% Indians support Palestine, just 15% for Israel

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 7:31pm
Of late, we often hear that the public opinion in India is shifting and is now inclined towards Israel.You don't need to rake your brains to think about those who are behind this new found ...
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Incidents of rapes in India: Under-reporting of crimes, policemen's reluctance in registering FIRs and media focus on certain states

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 6:19pm
There has been outrage over recent incidents of rapes in Uttar Pradesh (UP). Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders feel that UP is being targeted and they claim that UP doesn't record the highest number of ...
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Chetan Bhagat's tweet on killings in Gaza leads to outrage on Twitter: Sick, inhuman comment or just his view!

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 4:16pm
Chetan Bhagat's shocking tweet about the killings by Israel in Gaza, led to outrage on social networking website Twitter on Wednesday.Bhagat tweeted, "What is happening to Gaza isn't fair but ...
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Government schools functioning without building, basic facilities show lack of focus on education in India

Tue, 15/07/2014 - 2:59pm
The government schools cater to majority of children in the country.But there is little focus on the infrastructure at these schools.The photograph on the left shows a school in Dindori in Madhya ...
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Irony for Israel: When the world calls Israel a 'Nazi state', Jews also oppose its atrocities on Palestinians

Sun, 13/07/2014 - 7:02am
Would Jews who suffered enormously in holocaust could have imagined that their State would one day kill innocent children, almost the same way, as the Nazis did in Hitler's Germany?And that many ...
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Muslim legislator's bill for ban on trade of cow bones and fat defeated by BJP in MP Assembly

Sat, 12/07/2014 - 4:50am
It was a major embarassment for the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh Assembly. The lone Muslim legislator, Arif Aqueel, came up with a private bill for ban on trade of bones and fat of the ...
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Role of Islamic clergy: Ulema's rejection of Western world reason behind decline of Muslims?

Sun, 06/07/2014 - 9:26pm
Zafar Agha is a senior journalist and well-known columnist. In this article, he questions the role of Ulema who opposed the Western culture and rejected the Maghribi dunia*. This, he says, is ...
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Schoolgirl writes to Chief Minister, gets road constructed to the village

Wed, 02/07/2014 - 7:16pm
Maimoona Khan, 14, who studies in ninth standard, lives in Narsinghpur district of Madhya Pradesh.Like other children Maimoona suffered for years due to the lack of proper road connectivity to her ...
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Marching past a Million hits: Multi-lingual Urdu poetry website steadily makes a mark, gets popularity among Shayari lovers

Wed, 25/06/2014 - 5:14pm
BESTGHAZALS.NETWhen BestGhazals.Net was initially started as a blog, the aim was to put up the best and representative poetry of famous Urdu shayars.Also, it was the first site to have poetry in ...
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Mango Mania in Awadh: For 'aam' lovers, it is not summer but the season of mangoes

Tue, 17/06/2014 - 9:36pm
(C) INDSCRIBESummer is the season of mangoes. The mango lovers wait throughout the year for the season to arrive.Especially, in Awadh in Uttar Pradesh (UP), mango is the most common topic of ...
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No public condemnation from Congress chief minister or words of consolation for family of Mohsin Shaikh, the software professional killed in Pune

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 9:26pm
The killing of Mohsin Sadiq Shaikh, 28, a software employee, in Pune has once again brought to fore the failure of state government in Maharashtra in controlling mob violence and dealing with ...
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Reluctant politician: Congress scion Rahul Gandhi and his failure to take centre-stage in politics after travelling in Mumbai local train four years ago

Tue, 03/06/2014 - 8:09pm
Rahul travelled in local train in Mumbai despite Sena warning but thereafter... (C) INDSCRIBEAfter the Congress' defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, it is natural that the party leaders, ...
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BJP's rise in Indian politics: From 2 to 282 members of parliament (MPs) in 30 years

Tue, 27/05/2014 - 7:01pm
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) performance in the recent Lok Sabha election and its growth has been truly exceptional. More shocking is the fact that Congress has been reduced to less than 50 ...
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An Indian Muslim's letter to Congress leadership: "I am not a BJP supporter but I am glad to see Congress' defeat in Lok Sabha election"

Sat, 17/05/2014 - 10:39am
(C) INDSCRIBEI am not a BJP supporter and there is hardly any chance that I would ever be in future but the rout of Congress in Lok Sabha election 2014, has given me satisfaction.I find strange ...
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Lowest number of Muslim MPs ever in Parliament: 22 or barely 4% in Lok Sabha, no Muslim elected from Uttar Pradesh (UP) in 2014 election

Fri, 16/05/2014 - 11:59am
The results of the 2014 elections have brought out many surprises.Apart from Narendra Modi-led BJP's landslide win and the crushing defeat of Congress, Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has ...
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Trend of talking about morale of police force if action taken against police for killing an innocent: Journalists siding with killer cops, showing insensitivity towards victims!

Wed, 14/05/2014 - 2:51pm
KabeerIn Karnataka, Anti Naxal Force (ANF) constable Naveen Naik had killed a youth, Mohammad Kabeer, 23, by firing him with AK 47 because the policemen 'mistook' him to be a Naxalite.This news ...
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