Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicBigotry

Topic: Bigotry

To the right of Yogi, there’s only an abyss. Modi should rein in BJP’s bigots

When religious issues such as Ayodhya were discussed in the past, there was at least a veneer of civility. Now, the naked hatred is on full display.

In Karnataka, it’s not about Hijab, but bigotry and apartheid

What’s happening in Karnataka shows the concern is not development, or beti bachao beti padhao.

Nehru was way ahead of his time. Seeing him through a 20/20 lens is wrong

Nehru defined the spirit of India that shaped the nationalism of its people. Not the small-minded, vulgar and bigoted version we see on display today.

Fabindia and Shami show how India is trapped between Hindutva and soft-Hindutva

Solidarity for Mohammed Shami or Fabindia won't hide the fact that, along with BJP, the opposition also has helped create the toxic atmosphere we see in India today.

Moeen Ali drama to Beijing Olympics boycott, new challenge for sportsmen — call out bigotry

Indian Twitter commended English cricketers for standing by Moeen Ali, but also criticised Indian cricketers for not speaking up during past instances of racism.

YouTube video threatening journalists, activists ushers in QAnon conspiracy mindset in India

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BJP, media, MHA — slander on Muslims and Sikhs have a lot in common. Outcome will be too

As a Muslim, I am humbled that the Delhi court exonerated the much-maligned Tablighi Jamaat members, who were accused of intentionally spreading the coronavirus.

BJP’s search for a young face could end with fiery Tejasvi Surya

BJP desperately needs a young Yogi Adityanath for cross-state campaigning, so it doesn’t look like a party without a future, solely relying on Modi and Amit Shah.

Twitter, Facebook profited a lot from India’s hate agenda. Time to pull the plug with a law

French parliament now has a law mandating social media and tech firms such as Twitter, Facebook and Google remove hateful content within 24 hours of being flagged.

Indian media is waging a holy war against Muslims. It acts like hyenas

Indian media is not doing journalism. Channels from Zee News, Aaj Tak to Network18 add ‘jihad’ to everything, which bigots on social media then use to target individual Muslims.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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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.
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