Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicCommunal riots

Topic: Communal riots

Are communal riots a new thing in India? Yes, and it started with the British

Delhi riots have brought back the 200-year old debate – did Hindus and Muslims live peacefully in India before British or was there always communal violence?

After week-long terror & dread, children bring the smiles back in riot-hit Northeast Delhi

Children from different parts of riot-hit areas, who stayed within the confines of their homes, finally came out — they played games and enjoyed the company of their friends.

ABP’s Liyaquat shoots ‘seedha’ questions on riots, Aaj Tak’s Sardana takes on BJP’s Patra

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Misplaced anger: How media became punching bag for doing its duty — reporting Delhi riots

If someone was killed while being forced to chant slogans, it is the media’s job to report it and not sanitise it to suit someone’s sense of political correctness.

Hardest journey Babu Khan ever made, carrying bodies of his two sons killed in Delhi riots

The bodies of Amir Khan (30) and Hashim Ali (19), who were killed during the riots in Northeast Delhi, were released by Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital Saturday after a postmortem. Photographs by Praveen Jain.

BSF’s wedding gift to constable Anees: His home destroyed in Delhi riots will be rebuilt

Riots in Northeast Delhi have left more than 40 people dead and over 200 injured, besides damaging property.

Schools in Northeast Delhi to remain shut till 7 March

Annual exams have been postponed since the situation is not conducive in the violence-affected areas of Northeast Delhi, say officials.

Days after riots, Northeast Delhi peaceful amid flag marches by security personnel

The security personnel are holding regular consultations with local residents, who are gradually coming to terms with the damage caused by the communal riots.

Rajdeep Sardesai to Tavleen Singh, one dilemma during riots: preserve harmony or report hate

Be it Gujarat 2002, Hashimpura massacre or Delhi riots, journalists on the frontline of communal hate have had to fight time, rumours and the police.

Faizan Mustafa recalls Babri Masjid & Arvind Subramanian on key economic objectives

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Faizan Mustafa, Arvind Subramanian, Kapil Komireddi & many others.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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