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In Conversation with Saeed Naqvi

Saeed Naqvi talks about his new book, 'being other', Hindu-Muslim culture, and Asaduddin Owaisi in Hyderabad

Veteran journalist, columnist and author of “Being the Other: The Muslim in India” Saeed Naqvi talks about ‘Being other’, Muslims as a cultural entity, Asaduddin Owaisi, and Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb in a conversation with Fasiullah SM in Hyderabad. Below is a brief transcript of the conversation. Being Other The feeling is a retrospective effect. I felt that all of us were …

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‘Hyderabad is Kashmir-friendly’: Interview with Tajamul Islam, President, MANUU Student Union

Tajamul Islam, President of MANUU Student Union

Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) student union president, Tajamul Islam talks about new vice chancellor, issues he fought for in the election, life of Kashmiri students in the campus and gender disparity, among host of others things in an interview with Fasiullah SM. 1. What’s your reflection on being the first Kashmiri president of MANUU student union? First of …

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Rise above community politics to become a leader like ‘Azad’: Interview with Zafar Sareshwala

Zafar Sareshwala, Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University

Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Zafar Sareshwala talks about Muslim leadership, campus politics, New Education Policy, and initiatives to ameliorate brand-image of MANUU in a telephonic interview with Fasiullah SM. Below are the excerpts. 1. Independent India got its first Education Minister in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. Why more such persons did not rise to prominence thereafter? …

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Biryani is popular than cricket in Hyderabad: Interview with Arshad Ayub

HCA president Arshad Ayub at Uppal Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad

Biryani is more popular than cricket in Hyderabad, admits Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) President Arshad Ayub during a conversation with S M Fasiullah. Being a seasoned cricketer who played for the country, Mr. Ayub aims to send as many cricketers from Hyderabad to play for Indian Cricket Team. Apart from his vision to make cricket more accessible in the city, …

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Peacemaking is Prophetic Work, Youth Must Do It in Daily Life: Interview with Amb. Najeeb

Amb. MA Najeeb at United Nations Security Council Office

Youth can play a vital role in peacemaking, which is a prophetic work, says International Ambassador for Peace M.A. Najeeb in a conversation with S M Fasiullah. He advises youngsters to become peacemakers in everyday life. ‘Peace ambassador’ sounds good. But what does a peace ambassador do? International Ambassador for Peace designation is given by UPF International – Office of …

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