Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Hindus

84 days, 5 court dates, no bail hearing: How case diary has held up Indore bangle-seller case

Tasleem Ali, who was allegedly thrashed for selling bangles to women by ‘posing’ as a Hindu, has been in jail since 23 August. Procedural delays have hit 5 bail hearing dates in MP HC.

Modi and Pope Francis must call out global Hinduphobia, else the propaganda will carry on

Modi's duty as PM towards Hindus doesn't just involve getting Hindu-friendly photo-ops but recognising the global propaganda campaign to strip Hindus of their rights as Hindus.

Govt, media, opposition — Bangladesh can teach India how to handle hate crimes

When violence broke out against Hindus during Durga Puja in Bangladesh, PM Sheikh Hasina, ruling party, media and opposition spoke in one voice to condemn it.

India must take strong view of attack on Hindus but not with an ‘anti-Bangladesh’ mindset

Hindus in Bangladesh as well as the small group of pro-democracy civil society leaders are the best guarantee for an India-friendly neighbour in the East. Don't let them quit.

Puja pandals, temples attacked in Bangladesh over ‘besmirching’ of Quran, govt promises action

The attacks followed communal tension in Chattogram over an alleged incident of besmirching the Quran. Ruling Awami League leader said those involved won’t be spared.

Yati Narsinghanand doesn’t speak for Hindus. Hinduism is all about inclusivity, not hatred

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

Muslims can’t use liberal arguments to justify communalism on the cow slaughter issue

Cows have always been a sensitive subject. And their slaughter was banned during Mughal rule too.

Hinduphobia or battle against bigotry? ‘Dismantling global Hindutva’ seminar sparks controversy

Online conference is being organised by a group of academics who wish to stay anonymous. The event will feature Indian academics, journalists and activists.

There’s Indian amnesia about those behind Partition. It’s time to call out the Ashrāfs

Those killed and uprooted had not asked for Partition. And yet there is an amnesia in India about who asked for it.

The art of conjuring realities – How the BJP gets Hindus to believe ‘love jihad’ story

In ‘The Art of Conjuring Alternate Realities’, Shivam Shankar Singh and Anand Venkatanarayanan write how political parties, godmen, nation-states manipulate our thoughts.

On Camera


PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.