All stories by Shafeeq Rahman
Will Owaisi succeed in winning over Jharkhand Muslims?Rediff.com11 Dec 2019
With most political parties failing to articulate the concerns of Muslims, who account for 15 per cent of the population and can swing the electoral outcome in 21 constituencies, the AIMIM hopes to make a mark in the ongoing assembly elections, says Shafeeq Rahman.
JD-S holds key to Congress's 2nd term in KarnatakaRediff.com2 Feb 2018
The Congress must learn its lessons from the Gujarat elections and ensure that the anti-BJP votes don't get splintered by aligning with the JD-S, says Shafeeq Rahman.
Muslim vote matters in Gujarat but not enough to make a differenceRediff.com14 Nov 2017
The Congress considers the community to be in its fold without bothering about its representation or welfare while the BJP assumes that the Muslims would not vote for its candidates, says Shafeeq Rahman.
Decoding the Muslim representation in UP assemblyRediff.com31 Mar 2017
Besides the polarisation in favour of the BJP, there could be other reasons for the under-representation of Muslims too, says Shafeeq Rahman.