Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicCommunal hatred

Topic: communal hatred

Kannada author Devanoora Mahadeva fills the silence, takes RSS head on in his 68-page book

Even as his book exposes the truth of the politics of hatred, Devanoora Mahadeva's critique of the RSS is not a replay of the secular ideological polemics.

What India—Hindus and Muslims—missed in Supreme Court’s ‘lecture’ on Nupur Sharma

Reaction to SC remark shows India has become a nation full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

For BJP, Gyanvapi is like Babri. It’ll swing elections but take India back to a dark past

Secular Indians are mistaken if they think that the Place of Worship Act will prevent masjid-mandir controversies from proliferating. It is proved wrong every day.

‘Suspect’ Muslims & want to pay crores to be a ‘TV journalist’? Suresh Chavhanke has job for you

Suresh Chavhanke, an avowed RSS man, defends Sudarshan News' polarising reportage, attributes 'pay for job' section on channel's website to 'technical glitch'.

Kejriwal gave BJP a ‘thug life’ response on Kashmir Files row — a template to counter hate

The problem with the majoritarian pandering that India is seeing today is that it is based on fables and imagined realities.

Inaction on communalism a political choice. NSC can make it difficult for Modi govt to ignore

The ultimate responsibility for political inaction on the issue of communalism rests with the PM. If Modi does not act, nothing much can be done.

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.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


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France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.