In 2 Minutes An Indian Muslim Breaks 5 Stereotypes About Muslims

Courtesy: http://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2014/09/stereotypes-about-muslims/#at_pco=smlwn-1.0&at_si=542a5a8ac285fdcf&at_ab=per-4&at_pos=0&at_tot=1 At a time when we are faced with growing Islamophobia and communal polarisation being perpetrated by certain groups for vested interests, this audio blog by Saif Ahmad Khan comes as a very crucial intervention. Saif takes on 5 common prejudices that many people hold against Muslims, and counters each of them with tact andRead More

Modi's Visit to the US and John Oliver's show

Courtesy: http://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2014/09/narendra-modi-madison-square-speech/ Modi’s visit to USA conveniently became the topic of discussion (read: satire) on the increasingly popular John Oliver’s show called Last Week Tonight as he showed no resistance with his words in describing the trip. He shot arrows at the whole Madison Square extravaganza and also took to demanding that more celebrities and headRead More

World Rivers Day and Ganga: A look at Farakka Barrage and other such calamities

Courtesy: Sandrp.wordpress.com http://sandrp.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/world-rivers-day-and-ganga-a-look-at-farakka-barrage-and-other-such-calamities/ Last Sunday of every September is celebrated as ‘World Rivers Day’. It is a recent phenomenon, but in many senses more significant than World Water Day. While ‘Water’ is seen more as a resource than the life-blood of the global ecosystem, ‘River’ provides water with its ecological, social, cultural and spiritual context.