Saturday, 2 July, 2022
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Topic: ABVP

Will dig up past until ‘Islamists identify with invaders’ — in the Hindu Right press this week

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

BHU defends ‘inclusive culture’ as ABVP & ‘students’ protest V-C’s presence at campus iftaar

Protests began soon after photos of V-C attending iftaar function at Mahila Mahavidyalaya were posted on Twitter. BHU says iftaar at the university has been a years-old tradition.

‘Idea of Bharat under threat’ — what pro-Hindutva press wrote about Jahangirpuri violence

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

ABVP has silenced those who want a bloody revolution, says RSS ‘Sarkaryavah’ Dattatreya Hosable 

After last week's clash over chicken consumption on Ram Navami, Dattatreya Hosabale claims organisation has been misrepresented in the press. It's working for democracy, he says.

‘Hindus at Iftar, Muslims at Holi’: Alumni, students say religious celebrations part of JNU culture

Current & former students say there had never been clashes over religious rituals or celebrations on 'secular' campus, making Sunday's violence a first.

Delhi Police FIR in JNU violence blames ‘unknown people’, Left-Right slugfest continues

Left groups accuse ABVP members of assaulting students over preparation of chicken at a hostel on Ram Navmi. ABVP says Left bodies disrupted a pooja organised by its members.

Why the JNU unit of ABVP is a terrible advertisement for student wing of RSS

Get ready for fractious debates on JNU with two arguments — It's home to ‘anti-Hindu’ elements, and RSS wants to dictate food choices. Both are baseless.

Viral photos, bruised egos, radical student groups: Inside story of Karnataka’s hijab crisis

The hijab row that has snowballed in Karnataka is rooted in the communally fraught coastal belt, where radical organisations vie for supremacy.

‘Will be attending offline classes for 1st time’ — students excited, anxious as DU set to reopen

Decision to restart physical classes from 17 February comes after protests by student organisations. DU asks outstation students to reach Delhi in 10 days, quarantine for 3 days.

A year on, Delhi Police says probe in JNU violence in last leg, will file final report soon

On 5 January 2020, masked assailants went on a rampage inside the university campus. The left-aligned JNUSU and the ABVP have both been held responsible in the incident

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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