Thursday, 11 August, 2022

Topic: minorities

Pakistan-Bangladesh merger with India possible, like ‘Germany unification’, Khattar says

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar made these remarks after inaugurating BJP’s national Minority Morcha training camp Monday.

Modi govt committed to ‘development’, not ‘discriminatory politics’ says Nadda to foreign envoys

Reassurance by BJP president came in response to questions raised by diplomats on state of minorities, especially Muslims, in India & party's relationship to RSS, during 'Know BJP' programme.

Indian Constitution was bulldozed between Ram Navami & Hanuman Jayanti. It needs to be rescued

Modi govt has opted for an informal approach to abandoning the Constitution — trespassing its boundaries and making sure there is no one to enforce it.

‘For God’s sake…’ – What Ambedkar said about rule of majority in India

Any failure to protect the fundamental rights of minorities means damaging the very soul of the Constitution, and violating the core teachings of Ambedkar.

Pakistan is standing up for Karnataka girls. Just not Ahmadiyas, Hindus, Christians

Pakistan will have ‘Solidarity Day with Daughters of Hind’ this week, but keep on ignoring the girls in Afghanistan.

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.

On Camera


File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.