Modi distorting history

BY SULTAN M HALI India’s many frustrations Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a penchant for distorting history. While addressing the annual budget session in Parliament on 7 February 2018, Modi severely criticised the opposition party, the Indian National Congress. Modi went to the extent of claiming that after independence, Mahatma Gandhi had

Has Russia Lost Patience With India?

Russian attempts to punish perceived Indian transgressions could have serious impact on their relationship. By Rajesh Soami Although clouds have been gathering for the past few years around the relationship between Russia and India, recent events suggest that things may have come to a head sooner than expected. Russian attempts to court

The second session of Meknes Festival

By Sara Saoudi Chief Reporter of World Point News The second edition of Meknes Festival will be organized by the Meknes Group from October 20 to 27, 2017, for the success of its first version of the historical significance of Meknes, Morocco. The city is tourism as a tributary of the

Eid: not equal for all

By Muhammad Hamid Zaman The writer is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute professor of biomedical engineering, international health and medicine at Boston University. He tweets @mhzaman The festival of meat indulgence and BBQ is often when those with means, even many in the middle class, throw parties that bring together families and friends,

How unsafe are Muslims?

India’s Vice-President Hamid Ansari. PHOTO: AFP In a farewell message the outgoing vice-president, Hamid Ansari, has said that the Muslims do not feel safe in the country. Instead of introspecting on what he said, the RSS and the BJP have denounced him. Some have gone to the extent of saying that