Monday, 5 December, 2022

Topic: minorities

Desi global minority index puts India at top, says CAA protest ‘notable sign of status of Muslims’

Week after U. S report claimed religious freedom & related human rights in India under threat, Patna-based Centre for Policy Analysis gives country top rank in inclusivity & global minority index.

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

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Protests sparked by draconian lockdowns may thwart China's plans to become a global superpower

Why China’s protests against Zero Covid won’t challenge Xi Jinping yet

Scholars and diplomats at the prestigious Institute of Chinese Studies conference discussed Socialism with Chinese characteristics in the New Era last week. Here’s what they said.
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Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.