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Why Islamic feminism is not a contradiction #bookreview

Reviewed by Shalini Rawat Islam: Gender Justice by Asghar Ali Engineer Gyan Publishing House. Pages 312. Rs 900  ASGHAR Ali Engineer, lovingly called ‘Dr Engineer,’ was a Bohra cleric’s son who tirelessly campaigned all his life against religious fundamentalism, intolerance and gender… Continue Reading →

Jihad – In search of Prophetic Islam #bookreview

A. FAIZUR RAHMAN, The Hindu , Dec 23, 2013 Special ArrangementJIHAD AND OTHER ESSAYS: Asghar Ali Engineer; Pub. by The Book People, an imprint of Olive, East Nadakkavu, Kozhikode-673011. Rs. 595. Muslim orthodoxy has always claimed Islam to be one… Continue Reading →

Press Release – People’s Convention Against Onslaught on #FOE and Association

Need to change the judicial and political system, resolves people’s convention   New Delhi, May 18, 2013: A people’s convention on the State’s Onslaught On Right to Freedom of Expression and Association organized here in the backdrop of suspension of INSAF’s… Continue Reading →

Crusader against communalism

Published: May 15, 2013 02:31 IST | Updated: May 15, 2013 02:31 IST ASGHAR ALI ENGINEER 1939 – 2013 Meena Menon   The Hindu Asghar Ali Engineer. All his life he tirelessly worked for interfaith peace and harmony and religious reform… Continue Reading →

When the majority in the motherland flexes muscle over a song

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 9:30 IST | Agency: DNA Jyoti Punwani The sight of an MP slowly walking out of Parliament while the entire House stood in respect for Vande Mataram, will be difficult to forget. Yet, the BSP’s Shafiqur Rahman… Continue Reading →

Asghar Ali Engineer: Simple, fearless, straight from the heart

May 14, 2013 Renowned Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer, who passed away in Mumbai [ Images ] on Tuesday , was opposed to all forms of religious bigotry including by the clergy of his own faith. For opposing the Syedna, spiritual of… Continue Reading →

‘Asghar Ali Will Be Remembered As A Creative Interpreter Of Islam’

In a career spanning over four decades, Asghar Ali was in the forefront of anti-communal movements and upholding the spirit of our secular constitution MUSHIRUL HASAN May 15, 2013 Photo Courtesy: www.csss-isla.com He never wrote his full name. AA Engineer… Continue Reading →

There will never be another Asghar Ali

 Jyoti Punwani Mumbai Mirror | May 15, 2013, 12.00 AM IST Asghar Ali Engineer passed away on Tuesday. He was 74 By: Jyoti Punwani Scholarly, courageous and secular, Asghar Ali Engineer spent his life combating regressive beliefs and practices while presenting a modern,… Continue Reading →

Obituary – Asghar Ali Engineer (1939-2013)

MAY 14, 2013 tags: Asghar Ali Engineer, Communalism, secularism by Shivam Vij, kafila.org An obituary by ZAHIR JANMOHAMED: I first met Asghar Ali Engineer in January 2002 in Mumbai. I was a fellow with the America India Foundation and a few weeks later I would be posted… Continue Reading →

To Asghar Ali Engineer Saab, I say …

By- Ramu Ramanathan 1. To the local astrologer, I went and asked Junaab: yeh inquilaab kab aayega? 2. His followers prohibited from worshiping idols Yet his lordship prays to his fleet of Rolls Royce engines Instead of blessing his tribe… Continue Reading →

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