Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicCommunal riots

Topic: Communal riots

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.

Empty roads, shut shops, tight security – how riot-hit Northeast Delhi celebrated Holi

On Holi, riot-affected areas of Northeast Delhi have a few things in common, less crowd, quiet streets and CRPF deployment.

Yamini Aiyar says ‘India failing Muslims’, Rathin Roy on economic lessons of coronavirus

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Yamini Aiyar, Abhinav Kumar, Arvind Panagariya, Yoginder K. Alagh & many others.

Why Jungle Raj Bihar kept out communal riots for 3 decades but Delhi and Gujarat couldn’t

Bihar is widely panned for an inefficient administration and lack of development. But the conundrum is that the same administration has ensured a peaceful era.

When Delhi rioted, Sardar Patel busted fake news and wanted a Hindu newspaper banned

During the post-Partition communal riots in Delhi, it became Sardar Patel's job to quell rumours and take the Delhi Police to task.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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