History reproduces columns that analyse interesting or important events and controversies of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Struggles Of A Muslim Modernizer
In different but complementary ways, the debate on triple talaq, and the debate on cow slaughter, both demonstrate the medievalist mindset of modern India. Why, when even the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has abolished the pernicious practice of triple talaq, has India not done so? Largely because the leadership of Indian Muslims is in the hands [...]