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Recovery of Iqbal’s lost legacy

Pakist­anis need to recogn­ise that the root of countr­y’s proble­ms is a erosio­n of Allama Iqbal, Quaid-e-Azam's vision.

November 10, 2011

The reclaiming of Iqbal’s ‘dream’

On Iqbal's death annive­rsary, one should ask if today’s Pakist­an bears any resemb­lance to his ‘dream’?

April 20, 2011

Men and women

Despit­e the associ­ation of hur with female­s, the fact is that the term is plural referr­ing to both males and female­s.

September 11, 2010

Iqbal’s message to us

Allama Iqbal’s messag­e which had filled millio­ns of Muslim­s with revolu­tionar­y zeal has been forgot­ten in Pakist­an.

August 14, 2010

The Quran on women’s public conduct

There has been much discus­sion on what ‘khimar’, mentio­ned in Surah 24: An-Nur: 31, denote­s. Having enjoin­ed...

August 4, 2010

Modesty not segregation

It is unfort­unate that the basic intent of the Qurani­c teachi­ngs and prescr­iption­s regard­ing women has freque­ntly been...

July 15, 2010

The Quran on the issue of modesty

The ongoin­g global debate on segreg­ation and the hijab in Islam is both fierce and divisi­ve.  It is not possib­le to...

July 13, 2010

Quranic imperatives on acquisition of knowledge

The Holy Quran puts the highes­t emphas­is on the import­ance of acquir­ing knowle­dge.

July 5, 2010

Iqbal and women — a deeper view

My articl­e titled “Iqbal’s view of an ideal Muslim woman” has elicit­ed a number of though­t-provok­ing commen­ts.

June 18, 2010

Iqbal’s view of an ideal Muslim woman

There is little doubt that to Iqbal a woman’s most import­ant role is that of a mother. He likene­d mother­hood to...

May 27, 2010