Rabat, Morocco– The Moroccan Times Columnist, Political Analyst and Senior Journalist Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui was declared qualified for the award of Degree of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in English, according to a press note issued by the Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India. The topic of his thesis is: ‘Feminist Literary Discourse – Retrieval from the Margin to the Centre in the Select Novels of Githa Hariharan, Shashi Deshpande and Arundhati Roy. He was guided in his research work and thesis by Prof. (Retd) A. V Suresh Kumar, Department of English, Osmania University.
Dr Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui has been championing the cause of women and highlighting their achievements and issues in his articles. His outlook on gender equality and the vision of the United Nations’ ambitious programme – Planet 50 – 50 for equal opportunities for women in all spheres by the year 2050 prompted him to do research on feminist literary discourse. Like one of the novelists of his research and Booker Prize Winner Arundhati Roy, Dr Ahmed Mohiuddin weaves magic with his words. He has packed a punch in his articles during the last two decades while upholding the highest standards of professional integrity in these times of yellow journalism. He has been quoted by reputed authors and journalists from Holland, Germany, Thailand, India and other countries. The Telangana Union of Working Journalists (TUWJ), India, felicitated him in August 2014.
The straight-from-the heart articulating journalist Dr Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui made his foray into journalism through The Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, India in 1995. He was groomed by none other than the versatile journalist and author M. J Akbar during his stint in The Deccan Chronicle. M. J Akbar, presently, the Indian Minister of State, Foreign Affairs was the Editor-in-Chief of The Deccan Chronicle in the mid 1990s.
Dr Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui has been a columnist for The Moroccan Times since 2014. His articles were always widely read amongst readers from all across the world. He is much appreciated for his stand against terrorism. His reports on advances in science and medicine, diplomatic and international affairs, world peace, Morocco, Tunisia, Oman, Indian subcontinent, policing, crime busting, society, education and entertainment brought in a new perspective of analysis to The Moroccan Times readers.
The Moroccan Times proudly shares this celebratory academic achievement of our columnist and senior journalist Dr Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui with its readers.