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The body was found hanging from a tree in Rajasthan's Sapotra village | Twitter

Woman, hanging from a tree in viral image, was not killed by a Muslim but by her ‘lover’

The image was also shared with captions that wrongly claimed that the woman was a Dalit. Media reports said she was killed by her lover as he wanted to hide the affair.
Israr was killed by a mob in Dehra village near Deoband Thursday | By special arrangement

Mob beats 35-year-old Muslim man to death in Saharanpur, police dismiss ‘lynching’ angle

SP says Israr was mentally unstable, had stolen a bike and assaulted a minor, leading to retaliation by the mob. Victim’s brother refutes this version.
Saloni Gaur as Nazma Aapi | Twitter screen grab | @salonayyy

Saloni Gaur’s Nazma Aapi isn’t Islamophobic. We need better terms for things we don’t like

Comedian Saloni Gaur was criticised as Islamophobic after her latest Nazma Aapi video on Sonia Gandhi and the Arnab Goswami attack.
People try to salvage what they can from the destroyed property in Shiv Vihar | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Anger towards ‘other side’ echoes in Hindu-dominated areas of riot-hit Northeast Delhi

Mobs allegedly torched shops, used a school roof to hurl stones and petrol bombs. Gunshot survivor says relationships have been ‘forever damaged’.
A cow shelter in Madhya Pradesh | Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

Thank the printing press for making the cow into a Hindu gaumata

The growth of printing industry by 19th century allowed Hindu selfhood to get intimately tied to cow protection, writes Aparna Vaidik in 'My Son's Inheritance'. 
J&K Police DSP Davinder Singh, who was arrested for ferrying two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists | Photo: ThePrint Team

Davinder arrest threatens the fragile trust Kashmiri Sikhs enjoy with Indian state & Muslims

Kashmiri Sikhs describe their official position on the Valley’s freedom movement as one of ‘neutrality’.
UP anti-CAA protest and police

UP Police didn’t become anti-Muslim under Yogi. Look at secular Congress’ bloody past

It was 1972 and Indira Gandhi was the PM and HM. Muslims were protesting a law curtailing autonomy of AMU. And then secular Congress set a template for state action.

India’s new Muslim flaunts Tricolour, sings national anthem & isn’t afraid to look Muslim

At Jama Masjid, Muslims pronounced they are Indians first, rejecting the idea that someone can reimagine the basis of the Republic, just because he has majority.
Home Minister Amit Shah | File photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Citizenship Bill has only one aim: protect non-Muslims, harass Muslims

The next time Modi government conducts the NRC – in Assam and across India – it wants to make sure non-Muslims are protected and more Muslims are excluded.
Paramilitary soldiers check identity cards of voters before they enter a polling station during the 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Howrah district, West Bengal, on May 6, 2019 | Swapan Mahapatra | PTI Photo

Long queues, old papers, WhatsApp NRC scares: Hindus & Muslims in Bengal brace for the worst

As BJP faces the heat because of rising fears in Bengal over the NRC, detention centres are being planned and many are taking their lives. 

On Camera

Kanpur's wanted criminal Vikas Dubey | ThePrint

Brahmin pride and pain flood Facebook after Vikas Dubey’s encounter killing

For many social media users, gangster Vikas Dubey was first and foremost a Brahmin — a ‘tiger’ whose killing is just another ‘atrocity’ on the community under 'Thakur' CM Yogi Adityanath.
File image of SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar | Photo: ANI

Not ‘overworried’ about NPAs, no need for a blanket moratorium extension: SBI chairman

SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar said the extension of the loan moratorium may be needed only for certain specific stressed sectors.

Defence

Representational image of an IAF MiG-29 | Photo: Wikipedia

IAF gets night-flying capability at Leh for MiG-29s, force sees it as a ‘game-changer’

The new capability will allow IAF to conduct full-spectrum operations at the LAC on short notice, given Leh’s proximity to it.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.