Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicHIndu Minorities

Topic: HIndu Minorities

Hindu woman killed in Pakistan after refusal to convert. People want ‘justice for Pooja’

According to European Parliament, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan’s 2019 report states that more than 1,000 forced conversions take place every year.

29 Hindu homes set on fire in Bangladesh amid protests over Durga Puja violence: Report

The arson attack happened Sunday on a village in Rangpur district amid rising communal tension over an alleged blasphemy incident at a Durga Puja venue in Bangladesh's Cumilla.

‘RIP minorities of Pakistan’ — politicians junk bill meant to stop forced conversions

PTI lawmaker Lal Chand Malhi said that the 'conservative mindset' of some members in his party was an additional roadblock for the bill.

On Camera

YourTurn

Overcrowding of India’s mental health centres are disasters waiting to happen. Bring in reform

Implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act has been sluggish with Maharashtra having only 8 District Mental Health Review Boards, and UP just one.
The LIC India headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

LIC shares slump in market debut after record Rs 205.6 billion India IPO

The shares fell as much as 9.4% to Rs 860 versus their IPO price of 949, before paring about half of the losses. LIC is the fourth-largest deal among global IPOs priced this year.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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