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Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | tehelka.com |  World News Report | June 1, 2014

May 26, 2014 was a historic day in Indian politics. On this day the fifteenth Prime Minister of India was sworn in. Pakistan’s Prime Minister personally attended the ceremony. Later, there was also a meeting between the two prime ministers. This event holds out great hopes for many people, for they believe that this may be a fresh beginning which will give a new direction to the relationship between India and Pakistan.

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Tehelka.com I May 20, 2014

Politics is full of differences. If we tried to eliminate such differences, it would prove to be counterproductive. In other words, it would result in a greater evil. Hence, democracy is the answer. It is the art of difference management and means a non-confrontational settlement of differences.

Religious Tolerance in India I Sabah Ulkesi I April, 2014

What is tolerance? Tolerance is the opposite of intolerance. If you consult an English dictionary, it will tell you that tolerance means the capacity for or the practice of recognizing and respecting the beliefs or practices of others.

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Tehelka.com, March 14, 2014 | NewAgeIslam.Com, March 21, 2014

On 25 February, the Supreme Court ruled that fatwas and diktats by muftis had no sanction in law. The two-judge bench observed, “Anything not sanctioned by the law need not be taken cognisance by anyone. The muftis can take up any issue and give a fatwa. But this will be akin to any common man’s view on an issue.” The court’s verdict is in accordance with the sharia.

NewAgeIslam.Com  January 03, 2014 I Islamic Voice, February 15, 2014 I Saudi Gazette, March 13, 2014

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Roznama Khabrein New Delhi I February 7, 2014 I Page 4

مذهبي نقطه نظر سے تاريخ كے دو دور هيں — دورِ شرك، دورِ الحاد- پيغمبر اسلام صلي الله عليه وسلم كے ظهور سے پهلے هزاروں سال تك دنيا ميں شرك (polythiesm) كا غلبه تھا- موجوده زمانه عمومي تقسيم كے اعتبار سے، الحاد (atheism) كا زمانه هے- تاهم الحاد انكارِ مذهب كا نظريه هے، جب كه سيكولرزم مذهب كے بارے ميں عملاً ناطرف داري كا نظريه-

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Khabar South Asia Website | October 08, 2013

Donation of prominent Muslim's body to science sparks debate

But one top Islamic scholar says neither the Qur'an nor the Hadith forbid organ donation, and that donating a dead body to benefit others cannot be declared unlawful.