Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicCommunalism

Topic: communalism

Jihadists in Bangladesh are still going strong. Economic gains aren’t ‘wins’

Mobs burning down Hindu-owned homes and businesses in Narail’s Sahapara is a sign. It shows what happens to polities which fail to confront communalism.

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.

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.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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