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A Congress hoarding in Silchar | Ruhi Tewari/ThePrint

Who is a citizen? The question that’s driving votes in Assam’s Barak Valley this election

The Citizenship Amendment Bill has exposed hitherto-unseen faultlines in Assam — a Hindu-vs-Muslim divide on the immigrant issue.
Muslims in Kolkata stage a protest against the recent cases of mob lynching | Swapan Mahapatra/PTI

Mob beats up Muslim man in Assam for selling beef, questions if he’s on NRC list

The victim claimed he was force-fed pork during the mob attack. A video, reportedly of the attack, has also surfaced on social media.

Forget love jihad, top BJP leaders line up to bless Hindu-Muslim couple

The wedding was between BJP national general secretary Ram Lal's niece and the son of Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Surheeta Kareem.

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 Delhi: Nine days after Anjali Jain went missing, the Supreme Court directed the superintendent of police of Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh, to produce her before a bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on 27 August. Anjali, who holds a bachelor of business management (BBM) degree, married 32-year-old Ibrahim Siddique six months ago against the wishes of her parents. The top court’s directions came on a plea by Siddique, who filed a habeas corpus petition. Siddique has also challenged a Chhattisgarh High Court order, which despite hearing Anjali at length, “erroneously” declined to record her wishes and directed her to choose between staying with her parents or at a hostel. “The high court despite recording that the detenue (Anjali) was a major of 23 years of age and by...

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.

On Camera

Udit Raj

BJP is denying ticket to vocal Dalit MPs like Udit Raj because they just won’t fall in line

Most sitting MPs whom BJP denied ticket to contest the 2019 elections were vocal about issues of caste and social justice in India.
congress

3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.