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All you wanted to know about Waqf in India – An FAQ
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All you wanted to know about Waqf in India – An FAQ

India has the largest chunk of Waqf lands in the world. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about Waqf properties & boards. Each Q&A has an observation. We also examine provisions of the Companies and Income-Tax Acts and note that equality before the law is a myth. A few headlines and articles ignited this writer’s interest in waqf. One was the statement that “India has the largest Waqf land in the world. As per estimation by Sachar Committee Report, 2006 there are about 4.9 lakhs registered Waqf properties comprising of about 6 lakh acres of land, the approximate market value of these properties is Rs. 1.20 lakh crore.” Source. Maharashtra alone has 92,000 acres of land as Waqf properties. Source A Bar & Bench story said, “The Supreme ...
Analysis | Is the Time Ripe For Uniform Civil Code in India?
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Analysis | Is the Time Ripe For Uniform Civil Code in India?

Introduction Those who are keeping a pulse on the current affairs of India will know how vested interests are challenging Democratic Institutions of this country in the last few years. Their primary mode of disruption has been through agitations and Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi Ji had aptly identified them in the Parliament as "Aandolan Jeevis." But, these disruptions are a small part of a bigger plot against the well-being of the Nation. These agitations are organized, funded, supported, and executed by individuals and institutions that have an agenda against India. They are a nexus of external and internal actors who have a common goal and only one objective - ‘Hegemony over Bharat’ both religiously and otherwise. The struggles of these forces with Indians are visib...
Can Religion-based Demographic Imbalance Divide Countries?
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Can Religion-based Demographic Imbalance Divide Countries?

Startling revelations after Dr Mohan Bhagwat cited East Timor, South Sudan and Kosovo as case studies for Demographic Imbalance in his Vijayadashami 2022 speech. In his annual Vijayadashami speech at RSS Headquarters (Nagpur), Dr Mohan Bhagawat said that there should be a comprehensive population control policy, which should apply to all equally. Once it is put in motion, no one should get any concessions. He said that serious consequences were suffered when there was a population imbalance in Bharat which had occurred several years ago. Not only did Bharat suffer such a calamity, but other countries have also succumbed to such suffering. In the 21st century, countries such as East Timor, South Sudan and Kosovo have been divided due to the population imbalance. This has been ca...
Demographic imbalance on the Indo-Nepal border poses a grave threat to Hindus and National Security
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Demographic imbalance on the Indo-Nepal border poses a grave threat to Hindus and National Security

According to Pradhan Harish Chandra (right), 20 villages in 10 kilometres on the Indo-Nepal border are Muslim-dominated (This report was first published on OpIndia to whom it belongs. Republished with permission) Recently there have been several reports which suggest that the demographics along the Nepal-India border are changing rapidly. The number of mosques and madrasas is increasing continuously in these regions. The OpIndia team toured the border areas from August 20 to August 27, 2022, to assess the ground reality of the population of Muslims and Hindus. We have been reporting what we have witnessed in chronological order. Here is the 16th report of the series. We have highlighted the Islamic religious sites on the Tulsipur-Harraiya road parallel to the Nepal...