Saturday, 20 August, 2022

Topic: intolerance

The bulldozer is replacing the lotus as BJP’s election symbol

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

Prashant Kishor is right—underestimate Modi and you shall remain out of power

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Why a man with dreadlocks is bound to attract attention in Nigeria

Musicians and athletes who wear these hairstyles are 'tolerated' as they are assuming a persona that matches their brand.

Difficult to predict India’s next prime minister, says Baba Ramdev

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he was not focussed on politics and would not support or oppose anyone in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

India is the most tolerant country in the world, says Rajnath Singh

The home minister rubbished allegations that intolerance was rising in the country.

Naseeruddin Shah spoke up for Muslims, but dangerously alienated most of them

Naseeruddin Shah's comments, as well-meaning as they were, risk playing into the good Muslim vs bad Muslim binary.

India has to show its soft face to people of Kashmir: Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti was addressing her party officials when she also said that the country's democratic values can help Jammu and Kashmir counter intolerance and sectarianism.

Journalist detained in Delhi for ‘satirical’ video on Konark’s Sun Temple

The Odisha assembly has moved a privilege motion against Abhijit Iyer-Mitra and demanded action against him for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

Global Pulse: Reviving the art of disagreement, welcome Saudi Arabia to the twentieth century

"To disagree well you must first understand well. You have to read deeply, listen carefully, watch closely," said Bret Stephens.

On Camera


Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
NI 13.08

Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.