Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicHalal meat

Topic: Halal meat

‘Many Holocaust films, none on India’s Islamic invasion’: Why Tejasvi Surya’s words sparked row

The BJP MP’s remarks, made at an event in Australia last week, have invited sharp criticism from Muslim groups, academics & human rights activists.

As communal tensions rise in Karnataka, IT firms ‘reach out’ to investment-seeking Tamil Nadu

TN Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan also says IT companies showing ‘great interest’ in state, but doesn't say where from. His govt to soon host several investor events abroad.

‘Road-rage murder’ gets communal twist: Why Karnataka Police fact-checked home minister & others

State Home Minister Araga Jnanendra claimed victim was ‘brutally murdered’ because he ‘could not speak in Urdu’. He issued a clarification after police posted a fact-check.

So many ‘festivals’ & not enough celebrations, plus Twitter’s idea to introduce edit button

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

‘Is halal a secular certificate’? BJP’s CT Ravi calls for debate amid slaughter row in Karnataka

In interview with ThePrint, C.T. Ravi denies that BJP is trying to create communal wedge, speaks about calls to restrict loudspeakers for azaan & party’s electoral chances in Karnataka.

Israeli diplomat’s praise for ‘nation-building’ RSS — what pro-Hindutva press is writing about

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

Confused about ‘halal-jhatka’ controversy? Here’s how the 2 methods of slaughter are different

Right-wing groups in Karnataka recently gave a call for boycott of halal meat during ‘Varshadodaku’, the day after Ugadi, when many communities have a non-vegetarian feast.

KTR’s Twitter banter with DK Shivakumar: Let Hyderabad & Bengaluru compete on jobs, infra

Telangana minister KTR says 'focus on IT, not halal and hijab' in Twitter exchange with Karnataka Congress chief, sparked by entrepreneur’s complaint about Bengaluru’s infrastructure.

BJP MLC, MLA oppose ‘ban’ on Muslim traders at temple fairs, minister calls it Hindus’ ‘reaction’

MLC H. Vishwanath & MLA Anil Benake have called ban 'madness'. State home minister says Hindus are reacting to Muslims’ protests against Karnataka HC’s verdict on hijab.

Opposition’s vaccine criticism on India Today, Times Now discusses ‘saffronisation’ of meat

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.