Thursday, May 23, 2024

Aslah Kayyalakkath

Aslah Kayyalakkath is a Founding Editor of Maktoob. He tweets @aslahtweets

Video | “Can Narendra Modi be defeated?”: Saba Naqvi analyses Elections 2024

Speaking to Maktoob, senior journalist and author Saba Naqvi analyses the 2024 election, the campaigns of political parties, the transparency of election processes, the deletion of Muslim names from electoral rolls, and the role of regional parties, especially in the context of Uttar Pradesh.

“Muslim vote chahiye… candidate kyun nahin?”: Are Muslims being silenced in political arena?

During a recent election rally, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM)’s Aurangabad Lok Sabha candidate and sitting MP Imtiaz Jaleel addressed a significant discrepancy in Indian politics: all political parties actively seek votes from the Muslim community but deliberately avoid fielding them as candidates.
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Triangular fight in Aurangabad: Will AIMIM’s Imtiaz Jaleel defeat three saffron-clad candidates?

The constituency’s demographic includes about 19% SC/ST and OBC voters, and with a 22% Muslim population, these groups’ preferences will be pivotal.

Mumbai: NIA raids prisoners’ rights activist Wahid Shaikh’s home

The National Investigation Agency is conducting searches at the Mumbai residence of prisoners' rights activist Abdul Wahid Shaikh, who is known for his advocacy against fabricated cases involving Muslim youth in India.
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Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Dalit, Adivasi leaders meet in Delhi: ‘Will oppose UCC unitedly’

Indian government has no business to interfere in the customary laws and religious practices of social groups, tribals, dalits, religious communities, said the leaders of religious minorities, Dalit and Adivasi groups on Wednesday.

UP: Two Muslim men arrested over “al-Qaeda module” gets bail after 597 days

Allahabad High Court Thursday has granted bail to two Muslim men, Mohd Mustaqeem and Mohammad Shakeel, who were arrested in connection with a pressure cooker bomb case in Lucknow. They had been held in custody for 597 days prior to being granted bail.
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