Best of Blog in 2013

Should Muslims worry excessively about Narendra Modi becoming India's Prime Minister? Link

MP Muslims prefer BJP's riot-free tenure over 'secular' regimes that fail to check riots in other states. Link

RSS wants Hindus to have more children. Shouldn't Sangh focus on serious issues like female foeticide. Link

When LK Advani is seen as 'inclusive' and 'secular' leader in India. Link

Can Indians, Muslims forget 2002 riots, get over the communal carnage. Link

Criticism of Saudi Arabia for destruction of Islamic heritage, human rights violations remains a taboo in media. Link

Ulema raising voice on Muslim issues, not the educated elite. Link

BJP back to basics:  Must the party oppose Tipu Sultan university? Link

BJP honours Muzaffarnagar riot tainted, should a national party stoop so low? Link

Ten recent terror attacks hushed up in media: Double standards, glaring errors in reporting. Link

When TV channels didn't go hysteric after a bomb blast. Link

Role of media in covering Bodo-Muslim ethnic conflict in Assam. Link

TV channels injecting hate in society, harming national interests. Link

Creating controversies: TV channels  dictating natinoal agenda, fuelling passions to get viewership. Link

Restrain electronic media: Creating scare in society. Link

Indian elections: 'Colourless campaigns' in the era of Election Commission's strict monitoring. Link

Reasons that opinion polls can go horribly wrong in India. Link

National Heroes of India, who are the real icons whose actions and thoughts shaped modern India. Link

Food fascism: A non-vegetarian family cornered among vegetarins in a train journey. Link

Watching Amitabh Bachchan's movie 'Coolie' after 30 years. Link

Killer medicine, torturous balm that heal miraculously. Link

Mausoleum for husband: Woman built monument in husband's memory. Link

Women praying in mosques is not an odd phenomenon in India. Link

An Urdu poem for children: Or is it Hindi, Hindustani, let's find out. Link

Beyond the Deccan: Urdu in Tamil Nadu, South India. Link

Poetry on Vehicles: Reading a ghazal posted on an auto-rickshaw. Link

Taj Mahal

When Akbar's tomb was dug, his mortal remains set afire: How Taj Mahal was saved by a whisker. Link

The mythical story of the Black Taj Mahal. Link

Have you seen pinnacle on top of Taj, know its height, taller than Qutub Minar. Link

Mysteries, secrets and little-known facts about Taj Mahal. Link