Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: Jihad

Was Jamia youth held for ‘IS fundraising’ goaded by Syria girl? NIA probe finds ‘romantic angle’

Family of Patna native Mohsin Ahmad, a BTech, student, has questioned his involvement in activities he is accused of, describing him as a bright and shy boy.

NIA arrests ‘highly-radicalised’ Bihar man involved in spreading ‘jihad’ against India

Ali Asgar from Siswaniya village was the seventh accused arrested in connection with a probe into activities of the banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh outfit, an official said.

The seed for Udaipur-like killings is sown in madrasas. Regulate teaching of theology

For Islam to be at home in India, madrasas must have courses on Indian culture and tradition.

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.

How Lucknow-educated Chinese cleric lit the first Jihad fire in Xinjiang

Chinese Muslim Han Weilang’s detour to Kolkata in the 1920s went on to provide the grounds for a global jihadist movement.

Jihadi financier, who never gave interview or speech, now uses social media to recruit in India

59-year-old fugitive jihadist Farhatullah Ghauri was so secretive that Interpol never got a clear photograph. He's set up social media network for al-Qaeda & LeT recruitment.

Whiff of corruption as ‘Gang of Four’ generals from Zia’s Pakistan linked to Swiss bank accounts

Documents leaked to Organised Crime & Corruption Reporting Project, a journalist consortium, raise questions on whether the generals profited from Afghan jihad & Pakistan’s nuclear programme.

Indira Gandhi’s ‘Hinduism in danger’ to Karnataka hijab row — This is what jihadists want

Lebanon, Yugoslavia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have shown what happens to nations that can’t manage ethnic or religious tensions.

We asked why Pakistanis support Lashkar-e-Taiba. Results will surprise you

The Pakistani deep state prefers the Lashkar-e-Taiba over others. At home, the brutal terrorist group is quite the opposite.

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.