Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: minorities

China at the border, hate inside, national security weaponised – India needs a reset

Indian’s external and domestic dynamics don’t look good. It needs another Mahatma.

Govt, media, opposition — Bangladesh can teach India how to handle hate crimes

When violence broke out against Hindus during Durga Puja in Bangladesh, PM Sheikh Hasina, ruling party, media and opposition spoke in one voice to condemn it.

‘RIP minorities of Pakistan’ — politicians junk bill meant to stop forced conversions

PTI lawmaker Lal Chand Malhi said that the 'conservative mindset' of some members in his party was an additional roadblock for the bill.

If India has to develop, public policy must make space for minorities

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Afghan women and minorities must fight the Taliban or give in. They have no place to hide

From public stoning to beheadings, a terrible fate awaits the women and minorities who have progressed socially and economically in Afghanistan.

‘When it suits BJP we’re minority, else part of Hindus’: Sikhs demand role in new minority unit

Sikh leaders are upset over BJP’s new minority morcha office bearers list which doesn't have any Sikhs, say it doesn't send right message ahead of Punjab polls next year.

Birth of India’s second republic and the challenges it will face

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Minorities panel has only 1 member since Nov, but govt says work not affected ‘in any way’

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Naqvi says most seats at 7-member National Commission for Minorities fell vacant during Covid pandemic, process to fill vacancies is on.

SC seeks govt reply on transfer plea against granting minority status to 5 communities

The plea states that Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsee communities enjoy benefits meant for minorities even in those states where they are in majority.

Coronavirus most likely to disproportionately kill children of minorities in US, says CDC

CDC report says three out of four Covid fatalities in US were of Hispanic, Black, American Indian or Alaskan descent, while 121 of those who died by July were under the age of 21.

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.