Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: Deoband

We asked why Pakistanis support Lashkar-e-Taiba. Results will surprise you

The Pakistani deep state prefers the Lashkar-e-Taiba over others. At home, the brutal terrorist group is quite the opposite.

We’re Indians first, Taliban view of Islam not ours, say Deoband Islamic scholars, locals

The Taliban follows the Deobandi school of Islam, but the storied Islamic seminary town’s scholars and people say it is an extreme version, has nothing to do with them.

JP Nadda summons Giriraj Singh for calling Deoband ‘Gangotri of terrorism’

After receiving flak for his statement delivered at a gathering in Saharanpur, Union Minister Giriraj Singh had said that he stands by it.

2 Jaish militants arrested in Deoband confess to recruiting youths

Shahnawaz Teli and Aquib Ahmad Malik were found with a .32 bore pistol and several incriminating documents

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.

No room for Kashmiris in Deoband as councillor tells hostel owners to get students to leave

After arrest of 2 alleged Jaish militants from Deoband, local councillor Haris Saeed tells hostel owners not to rent rooms to Kashmiri students, says don't want terror link.

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Vehicles travel along near-empty roads during a lockdown due to Covid in Shanghai, China | Representational image | Bloomberg

China’s economy slump shows no sign of bottoming out in May

The weakness in the gauge — the worst since the early months of the pandemic — reflects the lingering effects of large-scale lockdowns despite recent progress toward reopening.


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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.