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Munawar Faruqui

The Government of India remains a silent spectator of the transgressions committed by Hindutva’s vigilantes

By Natasa Aziz    Those with fangs The Government of India remains a silent spectator of the transgressions committed by Hindutva’s vigilantes The Hindutva-dominated ecosystem has validated vigilante groups,...

Munawar Faruqui’s Gurugram Show Cancelled After BJP Asks Police to Stop Him

New Delhi: A scheduled performance by comedian Munawar Faruqui at Gurgaon Comedy Festival on December 19 has been cancelled after the organisers “received several calls...

It’s dangerous to be a Muslim in Modi’s totalitarian India

By Filza Rizwan Article 19 of India’s constitution states that all citizens have the right to freedom of speech and expression, but unfortunately, for the...

Munawar Faruqui is not being bullied for his jokes, but for his faith

“The attacks of which I have been the object have broken the spring of life in me… People do not realise what it feels...

‘Hate won’: Indian Muslim comic says he’s ‘done’ after shows axed

By Bilal Kuchay New Delhi, India – A Muslim stand-up comedian in India says “hate has won” and that he is “done” after at least a dozen...

‘Sorry Munawar’: Swara, Zeeshan Ayyub React to Faruqui’s ‘I’m Done’ Statement

On Sunday, 28 November, stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui took to social media to suggest that he may no longer perform on stage. Faruqui's statement came after...

Bengaluru Police Make Organisers Cancel Comedian Munawar Faruqui’s Show

New Delhi: For the fourth time in the span of 30 days, comedian Munawar Faruqui’s public shows have been cancelled after pressure from right-wing groups...

Vilification of Indian Muslims: The method in the madness

In addition to the Hindutva ideology, the demonisation of Muslims is a useful distraction for those in power. Munawar Faruqui makes people laugh for a...

Comedian Munawar Faruqui’s show in Goa cancelled after threats from Hindutva group

A show by comedian Munawar Faruqui, which was scheduled to take place in Goa’s capital of Panaji on Monday, has been cancelled after threats...