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Pakistan's burning in sectarian violence

The aggravating sectarian violence threatens to increase the conflict within the Pakistani society and destabilise it, writes Alok Bansal On September 18, two blasts in the Hyderi locality of......

A woman's battle against Bohra priestly tyranny

Zehra Cyclewala is a leading figure in the reformist movement against the tyranny of Syedna Burhanuddin, the head-priest (dai-e-mutlaq) of the Daudi Bohra Ismaili Shia sect. In a conversation with......

Bohra dissenters challenge oppressive priesthood

Yogi Sikand chronicles the voices for change in one of India'srichest and most progressive Muslim sects -- the Dawoodi Bohras.Dawoodi Bohras are one of the many branches of the Ismaili arm of the......

AP: Ordinance of 4 per cent Muslim

The Andhra Pradesh government has promulgated an ordinance providing four per cent reservation to 15 socially and educationally backward groups among Muslims in professional educational......

Why I'm bullish about India

This is what happened to me when I was born 46 years ago. I was born to Tamil speaking parents, my father had a dark skin and my mother a light one. My ayah was a light-skinned woman from UP who......

  People speak for shia ismaili muslims

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Q. What is your impression about Bhora Muslims?
:  A. If the spelling is due to some typo error then ok but if not then let me put it here that the name is Bohra and not Bhora. Bohras are merchants...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-your-impression-about-bhora-muslims//answers/17286634

samson aseervatham
Q. How many parts of Islam? viz. Sunni, shia, kurds, .....pls tell.. what the difference between them? How all are Muslims? Why Bahais are not Muslims?
Samson Aseervatham:  A. Because of Islam's great growth geographically in the first two centuries of its inception, there needed to be a larger set of Islamic laws capable...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-parts-of-islam-viz.-sunni-shia-kurds-.....pls-tell./17286521/answers/9593212

Archana
Q. IT IS OFFICIAL NOW THAT MUSLIMS HAVE OVERTAKEN CATHOLICS AS PER VATICAN THEMSELVES . MUSLIMS ACCOUNT FOR APPROX 25% AND CTHOLICS 2ND WITH 18% . WHAT REASONS YOU FEEL GROW IT IN EUROPE AND USA EVEN NOW VERY FAST AND WHAT FUTURE IN INDIA NOW .
Archana :  A. So there are no schisms in Islam? What about the sunnis, shias, ahmadiyas, ismailis, alevis, sufis, etc. etc.All the Christians denominations added...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/it-is-official-now-that-muslims-have-overtaken-catholics-as-/9561710/answers/7878232

zakirbhai
Q. Who was born today?
Zakirbhai :  A. 1521 - Pope Sixtus V (d. 1590) 1533 - King Eric XIV of Sweden (d. 1577) 1553 - King Henry IV of France (d. 1610) 1585 - William Drummond of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-born-today/7870816/answers/5318140

  Web results for Shia Ismaili Muslims
Sleepwalking to surrender

The Taliban see the tide turning. They say the secular PPP, MQM and ANP are their enemies and the rest can be spared. As the Pakistani state... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/sleepwalking-to-surrender/
Shia Muslim Leader Aga Khan Gets 'Repeated' Standing Ovation In Canada House Of Commons

Canada has a population of 100,000 Shia Ismaili Muslims. This group must have been excited to welcome Aga Khan as its spiritual leader to the... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/articles/540985/20140228/aga-khan-shia-muslim-canada-house-commons.htm
Aga Khan compares Sunni-Shia conflict to Ireland

The hereditary spiritual leader of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims today compared a conflict between Sunni and Shia Muslims to Ireland,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/aga-khan-compares-sunni-shia-conflict-to-ireland-114022800018_1.html
Schism between Sunni and Shia has been poisoning Islam for 1,400 years - and it's getting worse

The war in Syria began much earlier than is generally recognised. The conflict actually began in the year 632 with the death of the Prophet... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Schism-between-Sunni-and-Shia-has-been-poisoning-Islam-for-1400-years--and-its-getting-worse/articleshow/30736994.cms
Save the Kalash!

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is continuing its dance of destruction in Pakistan. After having brought the Pakistani state to its knees with... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/save-the-kalash-114021700863_1.html

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