Country: India

Indian paramilitaries patrol in Indian-controlled Srinagar in Kashmir following anti-Indian protests (photo: picture-alliance/AP/D. Yasin)

India and Pakistan

Unable to bury the axe

Noor Inayat Khan playing the sitar (photo: Verlag Heilbronn)

Portrait of the Sufi princess Noor Inayat Khan

The call of the one to the many

“Angry Indian Goddesses” still (source: YouTube)

″Angry Indian Goddesses″

Fighting back

Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

The Vatican

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All things to all people?

Author Shumona Sinha, winner of the International Literature Prize (photo: DW/S. Peschel)

Interview with French-Indian author Shumona Sinha

″Looking for the truth″

Human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar a.k.a. The Muslim Guy (photo: private)

Arsalan Iftikhar is the Muslim Guy

″Scapegoats: How Islamophobia helps our enemies and threatens our freedoms″

Attending an event at the AKS Festival (photo: Sara-Duana Meyer)

Transgender activism in Pakistan

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The dynamic third gender

Kabir Helminski, US American sheikh of the Mevlevi dervish order and ″Threshold Society″ founder (source: YouTube)

Interview with Mevlevi sheikh Kabir Helminski

Sufism and the power to transform

Shia Muslims protest in Pakistan following a terrorist attack in Lahore on 22 January 2014 which killed 24 Shia pilgrims (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Sunni-Shia tension

Islam versus Islam

Indian Muslims in Kashmir protest against the Charlie Hebdo cover (photo: picture-alliance/F. Khan)

India and Islamic State

Everything under control?

Relatives grieve for Mohammed Akhlaq, killed by a lynch mob (photo: Reuters/Stringer)

Muslims in India

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Nothing like equal opportunities

India′s prime minister, Narendra Modi (photo: Getty Images/AFP/R. Schmidt)

Hindus and Muslims in India

Why census data is a priority political issue

Queen Noor al-Hussein of Jordan (photo: imago/i Images)

Eco-Islam: Noor al-Hussein speaks out

Islam, faith and climate change

Pakistani and Indian soldiers lower the flags of their countries during a daily ceremony at the Wagha border between the two countries (photo: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and religion

The instrumentalisation of religion

Pankaj Mishra at the book fair in Leipzig, 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with author and essayist Pankaj Mishra

"Secularisation has really created a void of understanding"

Mahatma Gandhi (photo: dpa)

Islamic approaches to non-violence

In Gandhi's footsteps

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