Monthly Archives: December 2012

Delhi gang-rape victim dies

Hospital staff carry the body of the victim as they leave the hospital for the morgue.   NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Dec 29): The 23-year old woman whose gang rape sparked protests and a national debate about violence against women in India … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Special Interest

Sikh group: Fatwa on Allah ban ‘illegal and void’

The National Fatwa Council’s ban of the non-Muslims’ use of the word ‘Allah’ is unconstitutional, said the Malaysian Gurdwaras Council (MGC) representing the Sikh community. The ban that Penang mufti Hassan Ahmad was reported repeating on Wednesday is wrong on … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

In resolving religious disputes, think out of the box

RELIGION is a subject which I will almost always avoid as a writer or  speaker. I think I have explained why in previous articles. I believe I have only written two or three articles of a religious nature in  my … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

‘Allah’ a journey, not controversy

By Azly Rahman Only in Malaysia is the world perhaps witnessing a raging debate on who has the patent to the word ‘Allah’; simply translated as ‘the/that god.’ It seems to be a seasonal debate to get the political parties … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

My New Year wish – leave ‘Allah’ alone

By Bob Teoh COMMENT Time flies and we are already at the doorstep of 2013. But time has stood still for three long years since Dec 31, 2009 at the gates of justice. It was on that New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

Anwar to meet with Pakatan heads on ‘Allah’ issue

By Aidila Razak An urgent meeting among the heads of Pakatan Rakyat parties will be called to discuss the recurring contradiction of views on the use of the word ‘Allah’ by non-Muslims. Saying this at the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Rakyat, Religion

DAP’s problematic Christmas message

By S Thayaparan “God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.” – Woody Allen COMMENT It is a simple question really. When DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng chides the BN regime with “if BN was a principled, people-centric … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Religion