Friday, 24 June, 2022

Topic: communalism

Religious fanaticism won’t end without addressing caste. Hyderabad Dalit’s death shows again

Religion has always been the beauty of Indian society and not a problem, as some sections portray.

India’s turned a blind Right eye to Hindutva violence, but it can be a threat to State itself

Street gangs are building a Hindu nationalist state with low-grade, everyday terrorism. Earlier phases of communal violence at least didn't undermine the authority of institutions.

Life’s lemons bulldoze common man, IPL scores 2 blockbuster hits & ancient Tamil vs Hindi

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Karnataka, you’ve got a problem: Why BJP’s divisive politics can ruin Bengaluru’s unicorn party

BJP’s politics threatens to rob Karnataka of social cohesion, harmony & inclusive culture, necessary for building start-ups worth billions and fuelling the growth of a nation.

Modi is wrong to see defeat of caste politics in SP-BSP’s loss in UP. Battle’s yet to begin

To announce the defeat of social justice politics even before the battle against BJP's communal politics has begun is short-sighted.

Inaction on communalism a political choice. NSC can make it difficult for Modi govt to ignore

The ultimate responsibility for political inaction on the issue of communalism rests with the PM. If Modi does not act, nothing much can be done.

Indira Gandhi’s ‘Hinduism in danger’ to Karnataka hijab row — This is what jihadists want

Lebanon, Yugoslavia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have shown what happens to nations that can’t manage ethnic or religious tensions.

The politics behind Karnataka’s hijab row: Sliding Congress, rising SDPI, combative BJP

There's more to the Karnataka hijab row — centred on students' battle to wear religious headscarves to educational institutions — than meets the eye.

In Karnataka, it’s not about Hijab, but bigotry and apartheid

What’s happening in Karnataka shows the concern is not development, or beti bachao beti padhao.

Non-Hindus not allowed to trade: Banners in Mangaluru removed, cops say no action possible

Banners came up ahead of temple fair in Dakshina Kannada last week. Police pulled them down, but found no grounds for legal action. VHP says purpose was achieved.

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.