ESSAYS ON INDIA BY DR. MUQTEDAR KHAN

These are Recent Articles on India  and Indian Muslims by Dr. Muqtedar Khan. Click the publication to read the article. 2019 to Present “Imagine a World without the Taj Mahal,” in The Diplomat, May 24, 2022. “Gandhi, the Taj Mahal, and the Dangers of Hindu...

After 74 Years of Independence the Future of Democracy in India Depends on its Muslims

AUGUST 15, 2021 This article was first published by American Kahani. Click to read. MUQTEDAR KHAN On August 15th, 2021, India celebrates its 75th Independence Day. India became independent from the British empire in 1947 and has since then remained the largest democracy in the...

Babur’s Invasion of India was not a Jihad!

  Babur’s Invasion of India was not a Jihad! Emperor Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire, was an extraordinary individual. He is currently portrayed in India as a ”Jihadi” who invaded India to subjugate Hinduism and assert Islamic domination. The myths around the now...

My Personal battle for India’s Soul

India’s culture, politics and it pluralistic ethos are being transformed by an intolerant and hateful ideology. As an American of Indian origin, I am appalled that India’s secular democracy is being eroded by Hindu nationalism making the material and spiritual lives...

Delaware Must Adopt a Pro-Equity and Anti-Racism Agenda

Click to watch the Khanversation with African American leaders in Delaware Dr. Muqtedar Khan Special to the USA TODAY NETWORK  What does an “a more pro-equity agenda” mean? It means that we must adopt policies that not only guarantee equal opportunity for economic and social...

Welcome to Khanversations: Political Dialogs on Covid19 and Good Governance

Dr. Muqtedar Khan’s Khanversations with Delaware’s Leadership This series of interviews — Khanversations — were conducted partly to share how Delaware’s political leaders were combating the Coronavirus Pandemic in 2020 and also to use as primary...

(Dis)integrating Muslims, Dismantling India

By Dr. Muqtedar Khan This article was published in the The Diplomat on December 30, 2019. From Europe to Australia, not just countries but entire continents are struggling to integrate their growing Muslim populations. Religious, cultural, and particularly political differences...

INDIA IS IMPLODING: IMPLICATIONS FOR AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY

Muqtedar Khan This article was published in The National Interest on January 07, 2020. India is reeling from protests all across the country against an ill-advised and communally divisive law, the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA),  passed by the Hindu nationalist government of...