Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicCommunal riots

Topic: Communal riots

SC’s order on stake sale in HZL confusing. Privatisation has worked well in past

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SubscriberWrites: 100 years since the battle of Pookottur, here’s how it has been shrouded in mystery

Battle of Pookkottur was at the heart of the Malabar rebellion in 1921, and the Mopla Act of 1854 was a catalyst to this historically significant resistance against the British.

A mother fights on to put faces to ‘policemen’ who fatally injured son during Delhi riots

Faizan is one of estimated 53 people killed in last year's Delhi riots. The youngster — along with 4 others — was allegedly assaulted by policemen in Kardampuri on 24 Feb.

Karnataka Muslim leaders Roshan Baig, Zameer Ahmed Khan fight on Twitter over Bengaluru riots

Former Congress colleagues Zameer Ahmed Khan and Roshan Baig have accused each other of being cosy with SDPI, which is under the scanner for its alleged role in the Bengaluru riots. 

Court rejects bail plea of 4 men accused of killing 85-year-old Muslim woman in Delhi riots

A trial court in Delhi has held that prima facie, it was apparent the four accused were part of a 'riotous mob' that specifically targeted the victim’s house.

Delhi rioters invoked Partition drama Gadar as they attacked Muslim women, panel says

A fact-finding committee set up by Delhi Minorities Commission submitted its report last month. It was released to the media Thursday.

Delhi school owner was in touch with radical Muslim clerics, Pinjra Tod to plan riots: Police

In another chargesheet in Delhi riots case, police said they had evidence that Rajdhani school owner had conspired with 'fundamental Muslim clerics', activists and Markaz members.

Tahir Hussain planned IB staffer Ankit Sharma’s murder: Delhi Police in new chargesheet

Delhi Police filed a second chargesheet against suspended AAP leader Tahir Hussain, this time for the attack on Ankit Sharma, who was found dead during the February riots.

‘Effort to denigrate Indian institutions’ — IPS body hits out at NYT article on Delhi riots

The IPS Association countered a New York Times article that claims Delhi Police failed to prevent violence during last month's riots, and in some instances even aided it.

Why Lucknow, Jaipur don’t see communal riots but Delhi and Ahmedabad do

If you live in segregated neighbourhoods, it is easy to demonise the 'other’ — which often happens to Muslims in India.

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.