Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicHindus

Topic: Hindus

IndiGo has a new problem – Twitter campaign against its halal meat

Many on Twitter have demanded boycott of IndiGo, say airline has hurt sentiments of Hindus and Sikhs by not providing other meat options.

RSS sees ‘distinct pattern’ in attacks on Hindus, gets VHP to launch nationwide campaign

Sangh Parivar wants the awareness campaign to highlight the changing demographic composition of the country.

North Bengal gets ready for epic Mamata-Modi battle — Didi’s image vs Dada’s charm

Modi is popular, but local leaders say BJP's polarisation is reaping dividends on the ground. There is no clarity, though, if that will be enough to overcome Mamata. 

Without realising, BJP has surrendered India to Muhammad Ali Jinnah

An India that denies itself to some of us could end up being denied to all of us, writes Shashi Tharoor.

In Jerusalem, I saw a reflection of Ayodhya

Zionism has numerous symbolic parallels with Hindutva as espoused by Savarkar.

Five reasons why Modi-Shah’s ‘politics of fear’ is not a good strategy for 2019

The politics of fear may alienate voters who flocked to the BJP in 2014, on its promise of fulfilling aspirations.

Are Hindus really the victims in India? Of what, asks Barkha Dutt

In the first episode of News Ka Juice, journalist Barkha Dutt questions the idea of Hindu ‘victimhood’.

Supreme Court cannot become the priest between Indians and their Gods

Sabarimala verdict is an example of why the Supreme Court shouldn't intervene in religion.

In the lead up to Partition, Gandhi’s own prayer meetings were becoming polarised

This excerpt from ‘Gandhi: The years that changed the world 1914-1948’ by Ramachandra Guha tells the story of the Mahatma in the months leading up to Partition.

Asians living in Britain are quite ignorant about each other’s rich religious diversity

In this witty excerpt, Sardar informs his readers of a radio show that reflects the evident reality of a divide in the British Asian community. 

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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