Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicHamid Ansari

Topic: Hamid Ansari

India’s new nationalism wants to promote disquiet — full text of Hamid Ansari’s speech at US event

Speaking at a virtual US Congressional briefing on Republic Day, Ansari said this form of nationalism presents an 'electoral majority in the guise of a religious majority'.

Electoral majority in guise of religious majority: Hamid Ansari on India’s new nationalism

Speaking at a virtual US Congressional hearing organised by IAMC, Ansari says India is seeing imaginary cultural nationalism, not civic nationalism.

Aman Chopra says Hamid Ansari quit Zee interview over ‘secular’ questions, NDTV’s budget hopes

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

Modi told Hamid Ansari that the Rajya Sabha TV wasn’t favourable to the government

In ‘Many A Happy Accident’, former vice-president and Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari writes about the time PM Modi told him, ‘You aren’t helping me’.

I went to Pakistan to rescue my friend and was arrested as a spy: Hamid Ansari’s journey

Hamid Ansari writes with Geeta Mohan about how he had gone to rescue his Pakistani friend from marriage but was accused of being a R&AW spy.

Hamid Nihal Ansari is back from Pakistani jail, but CBI still lists him as ‘missing’

The CBI website lists Ansari as having a ‘Yellow Notice’ against his name — an Interpol global alert issued to help locate missing persons.

At Shujaat Bukhari memorial, Hamid Ansari says must question if free society being impaired

India's former vice-president calls Kashmiri editor a 'thinking citizen'; Congress leader Manish Tewari says 'Shujaat’s martyrdom should strengthen all of us'. New Delhi: Former vice-president...

RSS affiliate campaign to reach out to Muslims after Hamid Ansari’s criticism

Muslim Rashtriya Manch will also urge Muslims to refrain from cow slaughter during Bakra Id.

Do Minorities Matter?

Hamid Ansari's concern over unease among Indian minorities came just after Pakistan swore in its first Hindu cabinet minister in 20 years. Truth is contrary to this click bait. Shekhar Gupta

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Kanhaiya Lal's body being taken for cremation | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Don’t let politics around Udaipur killing fool you. It proves nothing about Indian Muslims

Nupur Sharma supporters to liberals, everyone must understand it's dangerous to draw too many general conclusions from the Udaipur incident.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.