Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicIslamophobia

Topic: Islamophobia

Hinduphobia is a reality. Scholars at ‘Dismantling Global Hindutva’ conference must know

Scholars from Western universities—from Columbia to Rochester—write and oppose what they understand are disturbing assertions on Hinduphobia

5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.

Globalisation of revenge

Nobody looks more ridiculous in the whole Iraq situation than the Europeans. A bit of their hypocrisy was on show in New Delhi.

Divided by a virus — why the pandemic makes it look like nobody is in control in India

The pandemic debate is divided by ideology and BJP leaders are exploiting a grave crisis in political self-interest. The result of this conflict is now showing.

As Covid pandemic fuelled hate and violence against Muslims, Modi’s approval rating soared

Between 28 March and 3 April, the incendiary hashtag ‘CoronaJihad’ appeared 3 lakh times on Twitter and was viewed by possibly 30 crore people.

As Gulf calls for an ‘India without Islamophobia,’ Jaishankar works the phones

Reactions from UAE royal princess, Kuwait government and others have made Delhi sit up and take note of anti-Muslim hate speech by Indian nationals.

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.

India heaven for Muslims: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Islamophobia concerns

Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi told reporters that one should look at the ground reality of India before saying anything with a prejudiced mindset.

MP Tejasvi Surya’s ‘disrespectful’ 2015 tweet on Arab women kicks up new row, deletes post

Various prominent Twitter handles in the Middle East call out Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya for the 2015 tweet, which he has now deleted.

Rangoli Chandel — small town grit, no airs but a raging Right-wing bigot

It's easy to dismiss Rangoli Chandel as Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut's spokesperson or as her alter-ego or Twitter troll. But she is the sum of all these parts and more.

On Camera

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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