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Jamia suspends professor for tweeting he ‘failed non-Muslims’, he says it was sarcasm

In clarification, assistant professor Abrar Ahmad says tweet, in which he claimed he failed 15 non-Muslim students, was just to ‘explain how minorities are treated under CAA’. 
The protest at Jama Masjid in Delhi Friday

On World Poetry Day, a look at India’s verses of resistance

The recent protests in India have brought to the fore poetry's relationship with the State.
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Video of couple having sex in public is not from Shaheen Bagh

The video being shared on Twitter with the claim that it was shot at Shaheen Bagh is actually from 2018.
Security personnel stand guard near a neighbourhood vandalised by rioters during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. | PTI

Imran Khan party wing showed Delhi riots as anti-Muslim, spread fake news: Delhi Police

Report prepared by the Delhi Police’s Special Branch claims Pakistan-based accounts trended anti-India hashtags during Delhi riots and spread rumours later.
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CAA plea in SC by UN body unusual, foreign entity can’t do this, says ex-India envoy to UN

Dilip Sinha, the former Indian ambassador to UN, says India is not a party to any international convention that would allow a foreign entity to take it to court on human rights.
NCM member Atif Rasheed | Twitter: @AtifBjp

Delhi riots international conspiracy, CIA & NIA should investigate: Minority panel member

National Commission of Minorities member Atif Rasheed refers to Bernie Sanders’ speech to claim international angle while insisting that BJP leader Kapil Mishra made no hate speech.   
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif with PM Narendra Modi in January 2020 | Photo: @JZarif | Twitter

MEA summons Iranian Ambassador over foreign minister’s remarks on Delhi communal riots 

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif had Monday tweeted condemnation of the riots, telling India not to let ‘senseless thuggery prevail’.  
Damage done by rioters in Delhi's Shiv Vihar | Photo: Manisha Mondal | The Print

Ashutosh Varshney on lessons from Delhi riots & Debashish Mallick on why telecom’s a mess

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Ashutosh Varshney, Vikram S Mehta, Rakesh Sood, Mihir Sharma, Sandipan Deb & many others.
Scenes of destruction at Bhajanpura in Northeast Delhi, where riots killed 37 people

Pogrom, genocide & ethnic cleansing: What these mean and how they differ from each other

After the recent communal riots in Delhi, these three words have frequently appeared in news headlines and on social media.
A protestor brandishes a pistol during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi | PTI

Why Northeast Delhi violence is India’s first Hindu-Muslim riots with guns  

Of the 38 persons killed in Delhi riots, nearly half had bullet injuries. Delhi Police claims open use of firearms shows people had stocked up these illegal weapons.

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Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

Turkey waging new war of economic liberation, says Erdogan after country’s currency falls

Erogan's speech follows the Turkish lira weakening to a record low of 8.3849 per dollar on Friday.


Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.