Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicKhadim Hussain Rizvi

Topic: Khadim Hussain Rizvi

Pakistani State sympathises all sorts of religious groups. Khadim Rizvi was just one of them

Since the establishment of Pakistan, each decade has seen different religious groups that have amplified religious-ideological sensitivities around various issues.

Khadim Rizvi’s blasphemy fire will only intensify. It’s out of Imran Khan govt’s control now

The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan will not give up the power it has gained by mobilising the poor and the angry.

What the amazing rise & sudden death of a ‘Holy Warrior’ tell us about Islam & politics in Pakistan

Khadim Hussain Rizvi was the face of Pakistan’s radical Islamist politics. His sudden death, however, will not end the mass appeal of religious fundamentalism.

Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Pakistan’s ‘blasphemy activist’, dies in Lahore at 54

Khadim Rizvi, chief of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), led several protests in the country over the years, most recent being a rally against the caricatures of the Prophet in France.

Wagah border and Kashmir are options under consideration for Kartarpur Corridor route

Here’s what’s happening across the border: TLP chief and far-right leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi arrested; Momina Mustehsan sings Ko Ko Korina again. 

Hardline cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s Twitter account suspended

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Human rights minister Shireen Mazari condemns govt’s appeasement of ‘non-state actors’; Pakistan, China reinforce cooperation on CPEC.

On Camera

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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