Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicIndian Muslims

Topic: Indian Muslims

Russian excesses in Ukraine will make India’s equidistant stance increasingly untenable

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh booked for ‘provocative’ speech during Ram Navami

Singh, known for supporting Hindutva, was accused of delivering 'provocative' speech and singing songs as well as creating hatred & enmity between different religious communities.

Kejriwal gave BJP a ‘thug life’ response on Kashmir Files row — a template to counter hate

The problem with the majoritarian pandering that India is seeing today is that it is based on fables and imagined realities.

Male leadership won’t do. India’s Muslim community needs a woman in charge

India needs a modern Muslim woman who floats from English to Urdu, who is culturally Islamic but doesn’t necessarily dress the part. We need a hustler, not a rabble-rouser.

‘Silence not an option’: Journalists urge constitutional bodies to curb ‘hatred against Muslims’

In a statement issued Wednesday, 28 senior journalists and mediapersons said ‘calls for violence’ have been met with a ‘cold and calculated silence from the country’s top leaders’.

Adhering to uniforms in schools and colleges solution to hijab row

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

‘Uniforms in institutions fine as long as these are religion-neutral,’ says Muslim body

The Indian Muslims for Secular Democracy says issue of whether Muslim girls can or can’t wear hijabs should be sorted between students and college managements.

TV news is busy finding Pakistan and Muslim angle everywhere in polls

Akhilesh Yadav and Amarinder Singh gave Indian news channels the opportunity to feature ‘Pakistan’ in their headlines and debates. But not after a Top Gun moment.

Bulli Bai app and the descent of India’s educated youth into using tech for anti-Muslim hate

Vishal Jha, Shweta Singh, Mayank Rawal, and Niraj Bishnoi — all aged 18 to 21 — have been arrested for creating Bulli Bai app that ‘auctioned’ Muslim women.

Gurugram offered a dizzy new modernity. For its Muslim middle class, that idea is shrinking

Three decades of economic growth fuelled Gurugram’s cosmopolitanism. Now in this suburb, Muslims say they are hiding their identity.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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