Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: hindu-muslims

BJP’s divide-and-rule plan is working – Hate is now fully automated, led by youth

In times of new India, hate will keep on rising instead of jobs and growth. The aim is to keep Hindus and Muslims apart.

Bhagwat’s ‘common Indian DNA’ line is no olive branch to Muslims. It’s been RSS stand always

There is ample evidence what Mohan Bhagwat said was a reiteration of the RSS' consistent stand on the issue of minorities.

For VHP, Bollywood Khans’ Hindu wives, New Year & birthday parties help spread ‘Love Jihad’

In its fortnightly magazine ‘Hindu Vishwa’, the VHP listed 147 alleged cases of Love Jihad and carried 11 articles by several Right-Wing writers on the issue.

Are communal riots a new thing in India? Yes, and it started with the British

Delhi riots have brought back the 200-year old debate – did Hindus and Muslims live peacefully in India before British or was there always communal violence?

From Constituent Assembly to Azam Khan, Indian Muslims have supported cow slaughter ban

Not only have Indians deliberately forgotten Muslim leaders’ intervention in 1948, issue of cow slaughter ban has still not been settled in the 21st century.

After Modi govt rejects US report, Pompeo says religious rights shouldn’t be compromised

The allegation of continued mob attacks by violent Hindu groups against Muslims evoked sharp reaction by BJP stating bias against Modi govt.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.