Islam and Islamism: Difference in Semantics

The term Islamism in the recent time has gained currency owing to different factors and it creates confusion in the mind of people who are not aware about how Islamism and Islam mean differently for the people who consciously use it. In general, Islamism or Political Islam is considered as an ideology which uses theContinue reading “Islam and Islamism: Difference in Semantics”

French Secularism, Macron and Islam

Ever since Emmanuel Macron has taken a principled stance over the beheading of French teacher and signalled his determination to put an end to ‘Islamic Radicalism’, it has also provided a lifeline to people in India who are the proponents of ‘true secularism’ of French style instead of the Indian version of ‘positive secularism’. ThereContinue reading “French Secularism, Macron and Islam”