Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Akhlaq

In world of govt compensation, Akhlaq & Akbar aren’t same, nor are Pulwama & Sukma soldiers

One might argue that families of soldiers deserve better compensation than farmers because the latter don't die in the line of ‘duty’. But what about sanitation workers?

Pehlu Khan died of a heart attack. Perhaps he had it coming with all that beef he ate

Pehlu Khan committed many faults in getting lynched by gau rakshaks. But his biggest sin was that he couldn’t make Indians sympathise with him.

PM Modi’s silence on Akhlaq murder in 2015 broke his global momentum

Reason why Time Magazine’s 2015 cover was a paean by Obama and its recent edition headlined Divider-in-Chief by Atish Taseer.

UP cop killed in Bulandshahr had investigated Akhlaq beef lynching case

Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh was SHO of Jarcha police station when the Akhlaq lynching case took place in Dadri in 2015. He probed the case for over a month.

Uttar Pradesh village still can’t recover from horrific beef lynching of Akhlaq in 2015

There is palpable friction between Muslims and Thakurs in Dadri village, 3 years after Mohammad Akhlaq was lynched.

Three years after Akhlaq was lynched in Dadri, case is stuck in ‘fast-track’ court

No charges have been framed in the Akhlaq lynching case despite 45 dates set by court. Family’s lawyer alleges accused are delaying case.

The curious silences of Modi: Kathua rape not the only case where PM chose not to speak

Incidents like the lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq by cow vigilantes and the Padmaavat controversy failed to elicit a response from PM Modi.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.