Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicCommunal hatred

Topic: communal hatred

Facebook research flagged ‘inflammatory content’ against Muslims in India, says WSJ probe

Facebook, the WSJ report says, has been so ‘concerned’ about how their services were linked to communal rifts in India that it sent researchers to interview ‘dozens of users’.

Old Muslim man beaten, ‘forced to chant Jai Siya Ram’, beard cut. Now cops add a ‘taweez’ angle

72-yr-old Abdul Samad Saifi of Bulandshahr has alleged that he was beaten up by a group of men because of his religion. But police deny this. Videos of the assault have gone viral.

Jhansi train incident with nuns shows Christian habits are the new skullcaps in India

After Christian nuns were harassed over fears of ‘forceful conversion’, church groups are advising nuns and priests not to step out in their habits.

Umar Khalid: Why I, a Leftist, participated in a Twitter trend praising the Prophet

After Kamlesh Tiwari’s murder, a new Hatred Game has begun in India where Muslims can be openly abused, practising or not.

On Camera

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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