Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Jinnah

Pakistani thieves are anmol ratans. They don’t just steal, they leave creative stamps

Jinnah’s monocle to Imran Khan’s ‘video threat’, Pakistani thieves have a diverse taste.

In Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Gandhi saw the joy of Ganga. For Jinnah, he was an ‘inspiration’

Gandhi described his interaction with Gokhale as ‘embracing the Ganges,’ while Jinnah wanted only to emulate him and become a ‘Muslim Gokhale.’

Defenders of Jinnah’s Pakistan must know — being irreligious isn’t same as being secular

There's no correlation between religiosity and commitment to secularism. Gandhi was deeply religious and secular; Jinnah was irreligious and communal.

1 landmark, 2 stories, no clarity on name: This is AP’s Jinnah Tower, at heart of Jagan-BJP row

Members of 'Hindu Vahini' detained Wednesday while allegedly trying to unfurl the national flag at Jinnah Tower on R-Day. Police deny the claim, allege demolition threats.

Akhilesh, Yogi wrong in raising Jinnah. Shah Rukh Khan gets modern Indian Muslims better

Entrapped by Jinnah’s image, Indian leaders continue to misrepresent the interests and realities of Muslims, be it Asaduddin Owaisi or Akhilesh Yadav.

BJP overdependence on Modi once again clear from bypoll loss. Congress too can’t hide its slide

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In Pakistan, posing with Jinnah lands two musicians in trouble. Authorities looking for them

Before deleting their account, the artistes uploaded a statement on Instagram, addressing the online backlash.

Jinnah married Parsi Ruttie after her conversion to Islam. Slander, boycott followed

In ‘Ruttie Jinnah’, Saad S. Khan explores the reasons behind the obliteration of Rattanbai Maryam Jinnah’s name from the world’s collective memory & the conscious distortion of her personality.

Jinnah didn’t join the Muslim League right away. He had one condition

In Jinnah: A Life, Yasser Latif Hamdani writes about how Jinnah often played the bridge between Hindus and Muslims.

Why AMU’s middle name has never been more in focus than in the last five years

In the last five years, the Aligarh Muslim University has faced a series of rhetorical questions from India’s Hindu Right-wing groups.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.