Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicJai Shri Ram

Topic: Jai Shri Ram

Muslim man beaten, ‘forced to chant Jai Shri Ram’ in Kanpur

The victim, an e-rickshaw driver, said few people also threatened to kill his family. In a video that has gone viral, the man is seen being assaulted while in police custody.

More videos, with audio now, & handwritten complaint — new twists in Muslim man’s assault case

Ghaziabad police investigating incident of Muslim man being thrashed, video of which went viral, say the accused were known to the victim. Hunt on for 'original' video of assault.

Old Muslim man beaten, ‘forced to chant Jai Siya Ram’, beard cut. Now cops add a ‘taweez’ angle

72-yr-old Abdul Samad Saifi of Bulandshahr has alleged that he was beaten up by a group of men because of his religion. But police deny this. Videos of the assault have gone viral.

The subtle difference between Modi’s ‘Jai Siya Ram’ greeting and ‘Jai Shri Ram’

PM Modi used ‘Jai Siya Ram’ in his Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan speech, whereas the slogan associated with the Ram Janmabhoomi movement is ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

9 of those killed in Delhi riots were forced to chant Jai Shri Ram, police tells court

The accused were part of a WhatsApp group, Kattar Hindut Ekta, to take revenge on Muslims, said the charge sheets filed by the police.

Rumour has it that riots are breaking out in your neighbourhood. What would you do?

Just this Sunday on Delhi streets, the Bharat Mata Ki Jai chants – an otherwise innocuous patriotic slogan – produced a menacing web of rumours.

From Jai Siya Ram to Jai Shri Ram: How Ayodhya erased Sita

In Ayodhya, you will almost never hear a woman devotee, either a resident or a pilgrim, ever use the slogan ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

FIR against celebrities for criticising lynching: Does impact matter or is speaking up enough?

Bihar’s Muzaffarpur police Thursday filed an FIR, under a number of sections under IPC 124A (sedition), against several celebrities who had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July against mob lynchings.

Lynching of minorities must stop, Jai Shri Ram becoming a war cry: Celebrities tell Modi

In an open letter to the Prime Minister, 49 eminent personalities, including Shyam Benegal, Ramchandra Guha and Aparna Sen, said there will be no democracy without dissent.

Mob lynching criminals will be punished irrespective of caste or religion: Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand is the only state in the country where such cases are taken up on a fast-track basis with quick punishment to the guilty, Chief Minister Raghubar Das said.

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