Monday, 5 December, 2022

Topic: Jihad

Pakistan army chief son’s marriage performed by Islamic hardline cleric

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Journalist ‘detained’ by Pak agencies is accused of possessing ‘jihadist literature’; Awami National Party suspends two senior leaders.

Islamic State ‘executioner’ Sidhartha Dhar reported dead in Iraq

Sidhartha Dhar, a British citizen of Indian origin, was nicknamed 'Jihadi Sid' after 'Jihadi John', another British citizen who was known for his extreme cruelty.

ISIS takes responsibility for attack by man who killed 2 and injured 1 in Paris

The man, who police said had been on a terror watch list since 2016, was later shot and killed after confronting police in Trappes.

The modern Muslim woman speaks: Daisy Khan’s memoir will make you listen to it

Muslim and feminist, Daisy Khan's memoir is a powerful account of a woman dealing with religion and women's rights, faith and FGM, self-actualisation and marriage.

‘University Of Jihad’ gets public funds even as Pakistan fights extremism

For years, Pakistan has promised to clamp down on religious schools that preach violence, yet radical seminaries like Darul Uloom Haqqania continue to receive government funds.

The tricks Saudi Arabia can teach India on making Muslim life modern

As post-oil Saudi Arabia undertakes transformative changes, there is a lesson for not only the other Muslim countries, but also for India.

Global Pulse: What unites the United States, Spain mulls ‘nuclear option’ against Catalonia

The one thing that unites Americans on the Left and the Right is, unfortunately, disgruntlement.

On Camera


PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
Representational Image.| Pixabay

Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.