Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicFar-right terror

Topic: Far-right terror

Telegram — a free speech Russian platform is a haven for far-Right terror groups

The content related to far-Right attackers on Telegram aims to create a cult of personality around mass shooters venerating them as ‘saints’.

‘Excuse to destroy our people’: Far Right groups weaponise coronavirus to further their agenda

Several extremist groups, worldwide, have employed both conspiracy theories and calls for targeted violence against communities to push their Far Right ideologies.

Bangladesh’s Jamaat has made its way into India, Modi govt’s ban on group simply won’t do

Islamic State’s backing has boosted Bangladesh-based JMB’s India operations. Modi government will need better coordination with border states.

Terrorism needs an audience. Facebook gave Christchurch shooter more than he asked for

The purpose of some terrorists’ actions is to draw attention to their political cause and enlist new followers. This is where the media comes in.

New Zealand shooting shows anti-terror policies should be tough on white supremacists too

Far-right terror has grown by feeding off white supremacists’ fears of Muslim immigration and the public perception that terrorism is Islamist by nature.

On Camera

YourTurn

AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann | Representational Image | ANI

AAP, TMC’s national ambitions ignore India’s stark diversity. Southern parties know better

Modern communication technologies can be the potential centripetal force that unify voters across states. AAP has benefitted from this in Punjab.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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