Friday, 12 August, 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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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.