Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: Hindu-Muslim

CBSE response on Class 12 board question on 2002 anti-Muslim violence affects academics

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Bhagwat repeats Hindu-Muslim ‘bhai-bhai’ pitch, says only pattern of worship is different

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was speaking at launch of ‘Veer Savarkar: The man who could have prevented Partition’, by information commissioner and former journalist Uday Mahurkar. 

Uttarakhand’s BJP govt accused of targeting Muslims as it flags ‘rising numbers of a community’

Last month, BJP govt in Uttarakhand asked local authorities to identify areas allegedly witnessing a spurt in population of a certain 'community'. Congress dubs it a poll ploy.

Man arrested for vandalising Muslim dosa seller’s stall in Mathura over Hindu name

Police said none of the accused is affiliated with any political party. An FIR was filed Sunday after a viral video clip showed the men vandalising the cart.

How neighbourhood row ‘triggered’ attack on Kanpur Muslim man forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

Afsar Ahmad, 45, a Kanpur-based e-rickshaw driver, was allegedly paraded through the streets and assaulted by a mob on 10 August as his daughter clung onto him and wept.

US judge rules Indian engineer can sue Apple in Pakistan Hindu ancestry case

Indian engineer Anita Nariani Schulze says she was discriminated against — by two male East Asian supervisors — based on her ethnic Pakistani background.

10 arrested over attack on Hindu homes, temples in Bangladesh

The incident took place in Shiali village following a heated altercation between Hindu and Muslim residents after which security was beefed up in the area, Dhaka Tribune reported.

‘Mandir was open for all before, now drinking water also crime’: Dad of thrashed UP Muslim boy

The Dasna temple bars entry of Muslims 'on the orders of Narsinghanand Saraswati', the head priest whose disciple beat up the 14-year-old Muslim boy last week.

How ‘Muslim zones’ and ‘mini-Pakistans’ came about in Delhi

In ‘Contested Homelands’, Nazima Parveen chronicles how Patel and Nehru disagreed on Delhi’s post-Partition areas with ‘Hamare log’ and Muslims.

UP woman hid Muslim boyfriend’s name to marry him. Now he’s in jail for ‘deceit, conversion’

It was just last month that Priya Verma of Kannauj got married to Taufiq with Hindu rituals, in the presence of her parents. Now he is in jail & she says no one's hearing her truth.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.