Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: Hindu-Muslim

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 ...

Muslims should return stolen Hindu women: BJP MLA of condoms-in-JNU, Nehru-no-Pandit fame

In the last two years, Alwar has gained infamy for Muslim lynchings with self-admitted patronage from Gyan Dev Ahuja for cow-protection groups.

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.
Ankit Saxena wearing shades

With Bollywood dreams to be like Emraan Hashmi, Ankit Saxena was a typical boy next door

The 23-year-old Delhi youth worked as a freelance photographer; was allegedly killed by the family of the Muslim girl he loved.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...