Monday, 3 October, 2022
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Topic: Gyanvapi mosque

Our take on Congress meltdown in Goa, Gyanvapi petition, Sri Lanka cricket win—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

‘Will Gyanvapi become another Babri’, asks Urdu press as UP court allows Hindu women’s plea

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took

Gyanvapi case reopens the politics of religion that Supreme Court had sealed shut in Ayodhya

Supreme Court in 2019 made it a legal and constitutional duty of the government to protect places of worship in India. But courts in Mathura and Varanasi have taken a different path.

For TV news, Gyanvapi court hearing is already a ‘victory of Hindus’

TV news focused on petitioners in Gyanvapi case and they responded with glee and bhajans. One said the verdict 'will be in favour of Hindus. Another said 'Modi Sahib zindabad’.

When inflation pulls off an Undertaker & how airbags can keep you out of potholes

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

What Varanasi court’s ruling means for Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi dispute & what happens next

Having ruled that Hindu petitioners' right to pray suit is maintainable, the district court will now formulate the issues it wants to decide on & hear arguments on them.

Varanasi court agrees to hear Gyanvapi plea, says suit ‘not barred’ under Places of Worship Act

The next hearing of the case is on 22 September. The Anjuman Intezamia Masajid committee said it will approach the Allahabad High Court against the order of the district judge.

SubscriberWrites: ‘Undoing the past’ is the root cause of ongoing religious polarisation. We need to move on

An overarching lesson we should not miss is that we were invaded and conquered because we were divided, and its happening again, writes Anurag Mehrotra

AIMPLB’s appeal on Gyanvapi unconstitutional, will only hurt poor Muslims

Muslims giving up the claim on Gyanvapi wouldn’t just benefit the country and society, but will also be in accordance with the ethos of Islamic teachings.

‘Time for BJP to understand cost of hate politics’ — Urdu press on Nupur & Jindal ‘blasphemy’

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
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.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

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.