Salman Khurshid, the law minister, was until recently a good Muslim to have in government. Read more

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Going by official socio-economic indices, the average Muslim voter is a school drop-out, earns meagre wages, supports a mid-sized family, is self-employed, resides mostly among his ilk, would have not travelled far beyond his birthplace, is remarkably ‘clued in’, unlikely to vote any one party or candidate, but is generally cagey about Hindutva-based politics. Read more

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Affirmative action or “reservation” for Muslims is back on the political table. The ruling United Progressive Alliance coalition has more or less decided to pull it off, we are told. But those least excited about this supposedly game-changing idea are Muslims themselves. Read more

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Parliament’s historic debate on Saturday, which resulted in Anna Hazare agreeing to break his 12-day fast, began with an appeal for a collective “sense of the House” on the Lokpal Bill from Pranab Mukherjee, the leader of the House. Read more

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