Bilal Kuchay

Bilal Kuchay

Asia

Rooh Afza off shelves: India's Muslims have a Ramadan crisis

With the popular drink, an 'iftar' staple, in short supply during the holy month of Ramadan, Pakistan says it can help.

Rooh Afza off shelves: India's Muslims have a Ramadan crisis

India elections 2019

In India's democracy, Muslims feel increasingly marginalised

Anxiety among Muslims, who form 14 percent of India's population but barely constitute four percent of its parliament.

In India's democracy, Muslims feel increasingly marginalised

India elections 2019

Don't back politics that divides: Indian scientists urge voters

Prominent scientists, artistes and intellectuals ask people to vote rationally as the country goes to polls on Thursday.

Don't back politics that divides: Indian scientists urge voters

India elections 2019

India: The main takeaways from BJP's manifesto

Al Jazeera tries to explain the main poll promises made by the ruling party days before general elections.

India: The main takeaways from BJP's manifesto

India elections 2019

Modi's rebranding: Tea seller in 2014, watchman in 2019

India PM continues with social media push, as he makes a bid for a second term in office with a freshly minted slogan.

Modi's rebranding: Tea seller in 2014, watchman in 2019

Asia

Churchill's policies to blame for 1943 Bengal famine: Study

The Bengal famine that is estimated to have killed up to three million people was not caused by drought, new study says.

Churchill's policies to blame for 1943 Bengal famine: Study

Asia

Acquitted of terror, Wahid Sheikh campaigns for wrongfully jailed

Indian wrongly accused of and jailed for involvement in 2006 Mumbai train attacks now campaigns for falsely convicted.

Acquitted of terror, Wahid Sheikh campaigns for wrongfully jailed

India

The Maharashtra Muslims acquitted of 'terrorism' after 25 years

Activists say Muslims are often victims of wrongful conviction as accused men reflect on case that ruined their lives.

The Maharashtra Muslims acquitted of 'terrorism' after 25 years

Asia

UN rights chief warns against harassment of Muslims in India

Michele Bachelet says minorities, mainly Muslims and Dalits, are being targeted under the Narendra Modi government.

UN rights chief warns against harassment of Muslims in India

Homeless

'They are in grave danger': Delhi's homeless struggle with smog

As pollution rises and people stay at home or wear masks, those on the streets have no way of protecting their lungs.

'They are in grave danger': Delhi's homeless struggle with smog

Rohingya

Rohingya: 'Better to kill us in India than deport us to Myanmar'

Families in Rohingya camp in New Delhi fear forced deportation after seven men were handed to Myanmar border guards.

Rohingya: 'Better to kill us in India than deport us to Myanmar'

India

At risk of death and paid a pittance: India's sewer cleaners

At least 221 people have died since 2017 despite a ban on 'manual scavenging', with salaries of less than $200 a month.

At risk of death and paid a pittance: India's sewer cleaners