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As many as 300 foreigners from 16 countries had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi in March (representational image) | Photo : Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Let’s talk about how Tablighi Jamaat turned Covid hate against Muslims around

After all those days of hate, there was redemption for Tablighi Jamaat in the end. Some say it was in keeping with what Quran teaches.
Mahatma Gandhi

What Gandhi thought of Muslims and why that makes him our contemporary

In his essay ‘Gandhi’s Imagination of Muslims’, Hilal Ahmed analyses Gandhi’s writings and speeches to understand his views on Muslims as a political category.
The statue of Winston Churchill near Houses of Parliament in London | Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

By destroying statues and equating Black lives with Indian Muslims, Leftists scoring self-goal

Whether in Britain or India, Leftists are caught in their own bubble. Their attempts to bring down statues or manipulate history will not help anti-racism movement.
Representational image | ANI

NYU report flags Facebook moderation failure, cites ‘BJP hate content’ as example

The observations were part of a broader report where NYU's Stern Center sought to highlight the importance of content moderation.  
Muslims

New India has a solution to all its problems — Blame the Muslim

The ‘Muslim’ angle ensures that the otherwise silent Modi ministers turn into overnight activists, and the social media 'warriors' are never short of an issue to let their bigotry out.
A man offers namaz on the empty roads near Jama Masjid | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Eid 2020 comes after a Ramzan that tested not just Indian Muslims’ faith, but also patience

India’s Muslims are helping the poor with food and supplies, ignoring the vilification, hate and slander that targeted the community during Ramzan and months leading up to it.

First Arab world, now Canada saying enough is enough to Muslim-hating overseas Indians

A firm in Canada ended ties with an Indian over his Islamophobic tweet. But little has changed in India despite Arab world calling out rising hate against Muslims.
PM Modi and US President Trump at Hyderabad House Tuesday

US is India’s enemy when it calls out treatment of minorities, friend when Trump hugs Modi

Recently, USCIRF slammed India for violence by non-state actors committed against religious minorities, designating it as a  'Country of Particular Concern'.
Homeless people and migrant workers sit in rows at the Yamuna bank in New Delhi. | Photo: Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

From tsunami to Latur to Covid-19, every tragedy shows up one Indian weakness

The coronavirus crisis showed India doesn’t lose its main character even during a pandemic, which could have been an opportunity to complete our democracy project.
Vendors outside Delhi's Jama Masjid during the holy month of Ramzan in 2019 (representational image) | Photo: Bloomberg

Not iftar parties, Delhi’s young Muslims will mark this Ramzan by feeding the poor

Holy month of Ramzan is tentatively set to begin on 24 April, and community members are exhorting others to #BeAResponsibleMuslim under the lockdown.

On Camera

File image of Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot | Photo: Facebook

Sachin Pilot’s anger is misplaced. Ashok Gehlot isn’t the enemy, Congress culture is

Pilot should have quit the Congress long ago because there is no real future for young, capable leaders as long as the Gandhi family feels threatened by them.
Barrier tapes is wrapped around tables and chairs at a food court during a partial lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus in Singapore. | Bloomberg

Singapore slumps into a recession as its GDP plunges by a record 41.2%

Singapore is one of the first countries to report quarterly GDP data, and the figures show it’s taking a bigger hit than many others in Asia.

Defence

A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

India-China corps commanders talks today to focus on Pangong, to be toughest round yet

India and China have serious differences at Pangong and Depsang Plains, even though they have moved ahead with disengagement at other points of conflict along LAC.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.