Nadeem Gul

The Controversial ‘Khilafat o Malookiyat’

The Controversial ‘Khilafat o Malookiyat’

Moulana Syed Maududi's book 'Khilafat o Malookiyat' again trends on social media after someone set it ablaze somewhere in Pakistan. In this piece, Nadeem Gul comments on the different criticisms given by some scholars and reminds what exactly was the motive of Maududi behind writing the book and how misleading the criticism stands.

A picture of the burning of the book Khilafat o malukyat has gone viral on social media reflecting the intolerant mindset of a section of our society. Though the authenticity of the incident could not be verified but the incident in itself did not come as a surprise. The Maslaki bias or the ‘sectarian conflicts […]

 Nadeem Gul

Our Eid becomes mourning again!

Our Eid becomes mourning again!

(No matter how much we try to forget the grief and the pain on this beautiful occasion of eid, it still comes to haunt especially when there are fresh wounds. Here I try to sum up that exasperation in a sort of poem.) When the Shawaal moon was sighted in the sky, That silver arch […]

 Nadeem Gul

Story of Baghdadi chickens and a ‘failed journalist’

Story of Baghdadi chickens and a ‘failed journalist’

Recently a Srinagar based online portal carried a write-up titled as Chickens come home to roost for Kashmir’s Islamists. In the article, the author has sought to discuss certain dimensions of militant movement in Kashmir, which erupted some thirty years ago in late eighties of 20th century. The reasons of militancy eruption in Kashmir were […]

 Nadeem Gul

An open letter to Mr Tauseef Ul Rehman, a salafi preacher, over Kashmir freedom struggle remarks

An open letter to Mr Tauseef Ul Rehman, a salafi preacher, over Kashmir freedom struggle remarks

Respected Tauseef Hussain, Yes, I call you by Tauseef Hussain because it was your original name. I do not know why you changed it from Hussian to Rehman. Is it because most of the Shia keep ‘Hussain’ with their name? Anyways, I write to you when your old video has again gone viral on social […]