Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicDarul Uloom

Topic: Darul Uloom

Pasmanda Muslims are using social media to counter those defending the medieval Taliban

Those associated with the Darul Uloom Deoband and the Taliban may not have any direct links but their ideological and historical linkages cannot be ruled out.

No weapon, jihadi literature found in our room: Friend of ‘Jaish operatives’ arrested in UP

UP ATS arrested two alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed operatives from a hostel room in Deoband last week. The roommate of the two details the night of the raid to ThePrint.

Plot to build temple at Kolkata Fine Arts Academy foiled, but mosque inside airport stays

There has been a sustained attempt to relocate the mosque facing the second runway of the international airport in Kolkata.

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Army chief General M.M. Naravane

Gen Naravane’s legacy can only be understood over time. But it’s altered LAC dynamics forever

Gen Naravane is both a dove and a hawk, depending on the issue. This was because, at the end of the day, he was, and is, a “quintessential Army man”.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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