Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Topic: Mewat

Haryana Khaps angry at new marriage age and ‘runaway girls’, Mewat says 3 yrs is like 100

The Khap panchayat men’s adamant opposition to the new marriage age for women pauses only on the Muslim question. If the law is applied to Muslims as well, they say they will accept it.

Haryana woman accused by husband of slitting 4 daughters’ throats ‘was tortured for male child’

Farmeena’s family claims husband Khurshid’s family committed the murders and also slit her throat, but they claim she was ‘mentally unstable’.

After VHP campaign on ‘atrocities’ in Muslim-majority Nuh, Khattar promises new conversion law

VHP had thrown its weight behind two probe reports alleging that the dominant Muslim community in Mewat/Nuh had committed atrocities against Hindus and Dalits.

Milan to Mewat, Nauksham Chaudhary ditches fashion to help BJP win backward Haryana seat

Nauksham Chaudhary, the 28-year-old BJP candidate from Punhana in Mewat, has a masters in fashion, business and brand management from Milan in Italy.

A bride for Rs 40,000 is the ugly reality of Haryana BJP minister’s Kashmiri girls remark

In sex-ratio-skewed Haryana, there are women called ‘mol ki’ who are brought in from outside, often at a price, to marry local men who can’t find brides.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.