Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicCommunal violence

Topic: Communal violence

3 murders in 8 days in Dakshina Kannada. Cops say ‘freak incident’ followed by ‘communal’ killings

Police trying to connect the dots in murders of a Muslim labourer, a BJP youth leader & a Muslim HPCL employee. Most of the 37 people detained in 3rd case have ‘Bajrang Dal’ links.

The seed for Udaipur-like killings is sown in madrasas. Regulate teaching of theology

For Islam to be at home in India, madrasas must have courses on Indian culture and tradition.

Broadcasters should be cautious not to target vulnerable communities, says Editors Guild

The journalists body said some news channels deliberately create space to spew hatred, thereby, embarrassing India before other nations.

Bengaluru top cop who ‘fact-checked’ mantri on road-rage case transferred, govt denies ‘motive’

Decision comes month after IPS officer Kamal Pant took to social media to dispel rumours about communal angle to alleged road-rage incident that led to one person's murder.

Who was Balmukund Bissa and why communal violence in Jodhpur is a blot on his legacy

Influenced by Mahatma Gandhi, Balmukund Bissa played a central role in the anti-jagirdar and Lok Parishad movements.

Haven’t seen such violence since Babri 1992 — Jodhpur residents’ lament on Hindu-Muslim clashes

Violence that erupted in Jalori Gate on Eid left 30 people, including six cops, wounded. It has left confusion, uncertainty and some finger-pointing in its wake.

Delhi was ‘Dhillikapuri’, Qutub Minar was Sun pillar — pro-Hindutva press on capital’s Hindu past

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

Jodhpur remains tense after fresh clashes on Eid, 10 pockets under curfew, internet off

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who is from Jodhpur, has said peace must be maintained at all costs.

Desire for pan-Hindu identity, hatred for Bangladeshis – Why teens joined Jahangirpuri riots

For one poor, lower-caste community in Jahangirpuri, ‘Hindutva cause’ represents a path to social mobility, including for the younger generation.

India’s Left & Right think this violence is new. Read diaries of British Raj ICS officers

Violence around cow slaughter and religious processions is not novel in India. Virtually every single ICS officer had to deal with ‘riots’ and ‘law and order problems’.

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Protests sparked by draconian lockdowns may thwart China's plans to become a global superpower

Why China’s protests against Zero Covid won’t challenge Xi Jinping yet

Scholars and diplomats at the prestigious Institute of Chinese Studies conference discussed Socialism with Chinese characteristics in the New Era last week. Here’s what they said.
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Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.