Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: anti-Hindu

Namaz isn’t an anti-Hindu act. Time for every Indian to defend Islam

Hindutva politics has conjured up new claims to target the most sensitive aspects of the Muslim psyche. It wants to provoke a collective response.

Hindu group files complaint against University of Pennsylvania over ‘anti-Hindu’ conference

In a complaint to Office of Civil Rights, Hindu American Foundation said 'Dismantling Global Hindutva' conference was sponsored and co-sponsored by several US universities.

Twitter users target ‘Hindu phobic’ Anurag Basu over Rajkummar Rao’s Ramleela scene in Ludo

Social media users cite scene depicting Ram and Ravana's sister Surpanakha in the recently-released dark comedy Ludo, directed by Anurag Basu, and sought I&B ministry action against the film.

Modi’s no to Holi didn’t make him anti-Hindu. Why didn’t he tweet against Diwali crackers?

I fail to understand why politicians don’t consider the issue of pollution, which could have consequences similar to that of an apocalypse, as a real threat.

Pakistan’s Fayazul Hassan Chohan, sacked for anti-Hindu comments, is reappointed minister

Fayazul Hassan Chohan was reappointed information minister eight months after he was asked to resign by Imran Khan's government.

Congress spokespersons told to stay away from ‘anti-Hindu’ debates on TV

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, the Congress has asked its spokespersons not to participate in TV debates on issues concerning faith and religion.

Ashoka University slammed for teaching ‘anti-Hindu, anti-Brahmin’ book

Right-wing activists & trolls have targeted Ashoka University & a professor there for teaching the graphic novel ‘Gardener in the Wasteland’.

To be an Indian liberal, you must first praise Akbar, Muslims and Nehru dynasty

It’s not enough to be pro-minorities to claim that you are a liberal. You need to be overtly pro-Muslim and anti-Hindu.

Gauri Lankesh was killed for being anti-Hindu: ‘Confession’ of main accused Naveen Kumar

Police say a diary recovered from one of the accused names Girish Karnad, Baragur Ramachandrappa and Chandrashekhar Patil as others on the hitlist.

No arrest in Rajdeep heckling case, techie ‘confronted him for anti-Hindu statements’

Sources in the Bengaluru police confirmed that the four men who were involved in the incident have been questioned, and they’ve given a formal reply.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.