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Akbar Khoja

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Akbar Khoja has written 91 posts for Inside Ismailism

The Haji Bibi Case of 1908: When the Noorani Family fought in court over Dasond

The Haji Bibi Case of 1908 was contested between Aga Khan III and his aunt Haji Bibi in Bombay High Court in 1908 over the entitlement of dasond, mehmani and other collections in Jamatkhana, to the family of Aga Khan. The case was fought between several members of what Ismailis call “The Noorani Family”. The … Continue reading

A Modern History of The Aga Khans

If you read the history and lineage of the Aga Khans, it stinks with moral corruption, indecency and degradation of values. It is amazing such morally corrupt scoundrels are supposed to be Imams of the Ismailis and claim to be in the lineage of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Woe to the community that hails him as … Continue reading

Why I too, chose to leave Ismailism

A testimonial account of Faisal Gilani. You can reach him on aa2602025@gmail.com In the name of Allah (Ar-Rahman, Ar-Raheem) This is my story of how I came to Islam leaving behind Ismailism practised by my parents and my forefathers. I was born as a Ismaili Khoja (also called in general Muslim circles as Aga Khani). … Continue reading

HBL privatization to Aga Khan Fund cost Pakistan $9.1 billion

On 29 December 2003 when AKFED (Aga Khan Fund for Economic Developmet) acquired HBL (Habib Bank Limited), AKFED had only PKR 90 billion ($ 1.5 billion) in assets. An organization worth $1.5 billion buying a bank worth $9.5 billion for just $389 million is the largest corruption scandal in Pakistan’s history. The Aga Khan Fund … Continue reading

Nizar Fazwani emerges responsible for Pak-Fidai Cooperative Housing Society Corruption Case

Only a couple of weeks ago on 20 September 2019, Anwar Jessani, the Chairman of the Federation of Ismaili Co-operative Societies Limited called out the unethical practices of Nizar Fazwani and has brought forward the issue of Mr. Fazwani and other office bearers withdrawing deposits amounting to crores of rupees, and also earning unusually large … Continue reading

The Case Against Aga Khan

Over the past many years of writing on the Inside Ismailism blog, I have received a number of acknowledgments from ex-Ismaili Muslims the course of whose lives were changed by the Inside Ismailism blog, and they left Ismailism to embrace the light of Islam. There were Muslims too, who read about the practices of Ismailism on the … Continue reading

The Aga Khans by Mihir Bose

In 1985 a book of mine on the history of the Aga Khans was banned on the grounds it offended the feelings of the Ismaili community, whose spiritual leader is the Aga Khan. Mihir Bose in “70 years after independence, the India I know is losing its way“, The Telegraph Download Link 1Download Link 2Download … Continue reading

Jamia Binoria affirms it’s stance on Ismāʿīlism

Jamia Binoria is one of the largest Islamic educational institutions in Karachi founded by the well-known Mufti Muhammad Naeem with notable alumni such as Shaykh Nasir Jangda (founder of al-Qalam Institute),  Mufti Mohammad Farhan, PhD and Shaykh Suhayl Teli.  It was 2008 when a Muslim male approached Jamia Binoria for seeking clarification if he could marry … Continue reading

Why did Aga Khan move to Portugal?

When the news of Aga Khan moving his headquarters to Portugal was broken to the Ismaili community, no one exactly knew why the move was made. However, the only thing which each and every Ismaili was taught to say was how ‘great’ Portugal was, and that it was now the new ‘home’ to Aga Khan’s … Continue reading

NAB recovers cash and valuable assets from Secretary and Treasurer of Karimabad Co-operative Housing Society

NAB KARACHI RECOVERS HUGE CASH AND VALUABLE ASSETS FROM BARKAT ALI, HON. SECRETARY & AMIN MUHAMMAD KARIM FAZWANI. HON. TERASURER. KARACHI, 7th August 2018: In line with vision of Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal “Accountability for All” by adopting Zero tolerance Policy against corruption”, and under the supervision of DG NAB Karachi Mr. Mohammad Altaf … Continue reading