Sunday, 16 December, 2018

Topic: Hindu-Muslim

All the Hindus and Muslims in this Haryana village are in on a terrible secret

Villagers of Titoli, which has a majority Jat population, deny reports that its Muslim members were asked to get rid of religious identity markers.

Coming up in UP: ‘Hindu courts’ to protect the faithful, hand out death penalties

The ‘court’ is Hindu Mahasabha’s answer to Sharia courts. ‘Judge’ is a 36-year-old sanyasin.
Supreme Court of India

Top court comes to the rescue of star-crossed Hindu-Muslim couple, defies parents

Chhattisgarh police told to produce the woman before an SC bench after her husband filed a habeas corpus plea, referring to the Hadiya matter. New ...

Gyan Dev Ahuja: The moustachioed ‘Muslim-hater’ BJP just dropped in Rajasthan

As BJP drops controversial Ramgarh MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja ahead of the assembly elections, here's all you need to know about him.

The Hindu & Muslim DJs behind India’s hate soundtrack

For the DJs of Jhansi, religion is irrelevant. Most of them are young boys looking to earn a quick buck and popularity. So, anything goes.
Abid Khan

‘Is it a crime my name is Khan?’ Jharkhand Muslim cop hits back at protester

Doranda sub-inspector Abid Khan's religion was brought up at a protest demanding justice in the murder of a BJP worker.
A man walks with a Pakistan National flag | Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Top court seeks Centre’s response to Shia Waqf Board’s plea against ‘un-Islamic flags’

Petitioner has claimed that green flags with a crescent and a star are "un-Islamic" and resemble the flag of a Pakistani political party.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

Has BJP thrown Sushma Swaraj to the wolves?

Experts weigh in on whether Twitter trolling has become a part of the right-wing culture. The recent victim was the BJP’s external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj. She helped an inter-faith couple with their passports. For this, Swaraj was viciously attacked by trolls, many of whom claim to be BJP supporters, and accused of ‘Muslim appeasement’.
Hadiya at Supreme Court

From Hadiya to Tanvi Seth, casual bigotry is fashionable, politically celebrated

The blatant display of communal hatred in everyday lives shows the scary direction towards which New India is moving.
Ankit Saxena's father Yashpal Saxena (middle)

This Ramzan, let us learn from Ankit Saxena’s father

The time has come to actively try and write the next chapter of history in the tone of amity, and not strife.
Johnson and Johnson Inc.

Lawsuits against Johnson&Johnson aren’t going away

J&J faces major liability risk from lawsuits over a possible link between asbestos in its talc products and cancer.
rafale deal

SC on Rafale PILs: Setback for Rahul’s campaign or lesson not to politicise defence deals?

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed all petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal. The court’s order comes at a time when the Op...