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Voters in Bulandshahr | PTI

BJP is emerging as second-most preferred political choice for Muslim voters in India

Muslim voters know elections are not fought in TV studios & their voting pattern shows that.
File image of students protesting in front of the gate of AMU | PTI

Joblessness or Jinnah — in Aligarh, it’s Aligarh Muslim University that has polarised polls

Recent controversies involving AMU have split Aligarh, with Hindu youth blaming the university for myriad problems and students & Muslim youth defending it.

The untold story of Gurugram violence on Muslims — media & liquor are the main ‘culprits’

Villagers said action of some drunkards was blown out of proportion and that it was never a communal issue.
Muslim women supporters of BJP with masks of Narendra Modi | Arvind Yadav/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Muslim votes matter: Here’s how they voted for BJP after 2014

Muslim voters have refused to be recognised as the main opponent of the BJP’s Hindutva politics.
File photo of CJ Werleman | Facebook

CJ Werleman, a bigot-turned-crusader against Islamophobia who’s taking on the Indian state

Werleman highlights atrocities against Muslims from around the world. But he has been criticised for overlooking the ills of Islam, and charged with plagiarism.

‘Rich Muslims’ expense on Umrah, marriage can teach 3 lakh poor Muslim kids for 18 yrs’

With 120 million Indian Muslims living on Rs 67 a day, scholars want rich community members to spend less on lavish weddings, multiple pilgrimages.
Mohammad Anwar

UP police arrest 7 for lynching Muslim man in Sonebhadra village

Police say dispute over religious site, accuse local govt school teacher of running shakhas and instigating mob against victim.
42nd session of the Islamic Commission for Economic Cultural & Social Affairs

OIC meetings just prove that the concept of a ‘Muslim World’ is a myth

The OIC may want to paper over it, but the reality is that there is tremendous discord among states with Muslim majorities.
Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Blood, bodies and scars: What I saw after the 1983 Nellie massacre in Assam

On the anniversary of the Nellie massacre in Assam, which claimed thousands of lives in a few hours, I recall the horrid sights.
A pair of Nike sneakers

Nike faces recall demand as Muslims protest Air Max 270 sneakers’ design

A customer wants Nike to recall its Nike Air Max 270 shoes claiming the design logo resembles the word Allah.

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Xi Jinping addressing the conference in Beijing

A shorter Belt & Road by China will be even more dangerous

A leaner Belt & Road will allow China to better deploy its infrastructure firms, subsidies, technology & finance non-bankable strategic projects.

3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.


Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.