Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicKhilafat Movement

Topic: Khilafat Movement

How Moplah ‘martrys’ of 1921 turned ‘jihadis of Taliban mindset’ & may now be dropped from ICHR text

From 'agrarian movement' and 'anti-imperialistic rebellion' to 'communal riots' targeted against Hindus, the Malabar Rebellion remains one of the most contentious episodes of India's history.

Why 1921 Malabar Moplah rebellion wasn’t a peasant uprising but an ‘anti-Hindu genocide’

In the run-up to the centenary year of the 1921 Moplah rebellion, a Malayalam movie is set to valorise the chief protagonist, Variyamkunnath Kunjahammed Haji.

Maulana Azad — the scholar-politician who laid out India’s higher education road map

As India’s first education minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad advocated for free and compulsory primary education for all up to the age of 14.

The man who played a role in the politics of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

Allama Raghib Ahsan, an adviser and confidant to Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was a member of the Indian Constituent Assembly.

On Camera

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

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

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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