Tuesday, April 16, 2024
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Prasad Binoy

Binoy Shanker Prasad holds a PhD from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Originally from Darbhanga, Bihar (India), Binoy lives with his family in Dundas, Ontario (Canada). He is a former UGC teacher fellow at JNU in India and a Fulbright Scholar in the USA. Author of scholarly works including a book, Violence Against Minorities, Gandhi in the Age of Globalization (a monograph) and a collection of poems, Dr Prasad has taught International Politics and Political Sociology at Ryerson University, Centennial College and McMaster University. He has guest-lectured at such institutions as the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), George Mason Univ., Univ of Madison-Wisconsin, and Redeemer Univ. Socially active, Binoy has also been a two-term president of Hamilton based India-Canada Society (2006-08 and 2018-20).

A Mufti engages governor Arif Khan for a debate

When Mufti Yasir Nadeem Al Wajidi, tried to trap Governor Arif Khan in a discussion on Islam and terrorism but tore apart by Arif Khan.

Hijab reveals how educated women in the USA fan flames of Islamism

Many experts, based on studies in schools or at the work places, have pointed out that the hijab symbolically creates a social division among the Muslim women themselves: the one who wears a hijab might consider herself a better Muslim than others! 

Islamist sectarian violence in the United States of America

Besides Shia-Sunni, there are many other sects of Islam the orthodox Sunnis are against. Their violent skirmishes are sometimes witnessed in the Western countries as well.

Genuine pressure-points in sensible dialogues on Islam

It will be erroneous to assume the 19.5% Muslim population of India will stay Islamists once they are told about the foundation of Islam – the Quran, the Hadees and the biography of Muhammad. 

Warped arguments of Dr Ram Puniyani: A Rejoinder

As a person of scientific temper, Ram Puniyani must know that the younger generation all over the world has access to a lot more information and tools to make a comparative assessment of all the Faiths and their Founders

The Hijab controversy in India: What do we need to know?

In the latest controversy, the Islamists are asserting that it’s the “fundamental” right of the Muslim girls to wear hijab in the classrooms on the ground of their faith.

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