Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: Hindu-Muslim

‘If Hindus are snakes, Muslims are mongooses’—love jihad, Yogi govt, and a couple in a fix

In 'The Newly Weds', Mansi Choksi gives an account of three couples who risked everything for the sake of love.

‘Worms & insects’, ‘have 3 mistresses’ — AIMIM UP chief booked for provocative statements

Video of AIMIM's Shaukat Ali speaking at a UP rally went viral Saturday. He has clarified his comments weren't against 'particular religion'. No official statement from party yet.

Land dispute, politics or drunk miscreants? Web of tales behind ‘mob attack’ on Gurugram mosque

An FIR was lodged against 8-10 people from the village under relevant IPC sections but no arrests have been made so far. 

Hindu-Muslim groups clash in Leicester after Indo-Pak cricket match, 15 arrested

The city of Leicester, in England’s midlands, saw largescale commotion between Hindu and Muslim groups over the weekend. To prevent escalation, police and community leaders called for calm and restraint between the two communities in Leicester’s east-end.

Hijab, Rampuri dialect, Muslim irony—Instagram’s Bajis are flexing identity, shifting gaze

How do you become a Muslim Instagram sensation and not look weak? UP's Bajis are doing it.

On bail in ‘chicken wrapped in deity images’ case, UP Muslim man ‘told to shut eatery for 3 days’

Talib Hussain claims group of policemen visited restaurant in Sambhal Saturday & asked him to keep it shut, giving no reason. He links it to upcoming religious procession.

Fact vs fiction: National Family Health Survey busts some myths about Muslims in India

Overpopulation, a disregard for women's education and early marriages—the latest National Family Health Survey breaks down the myths that haunt the Muslim community

There’s a new Hindu-Muslim conflict in Kashmir—this time over one language, two scripts

Kashmiri Pandits started writing in Devanagari after 1990. Today, it has turned into a cultural battle with Muslims who fear it will lead to religious divides.

Modi is a polarising figure and that’s not a bad thing. But we need answers to 3 questions

Concerns of Modi critics are valid, but not enough to justify the horror and fear. TV debates and the press are wrong about why he's so polarising.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.