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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.
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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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Marriage of Muslim man & Hindu woman irregular, but child is legitimate: SC

A two-judge bench ruled that the ‘marriage of a Hindu female with a Muslim male’ is ‘neither valid nor void, but is merely an irregular (fasid) marriage’.
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BJP wants to defeat the idea of Muslim vote bank by using Muslims

There is ample empirical evidence to suggest that the ‘Muslim vote bank’ is a myth.
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Here’s what 9 pm pseudo patriots can learn from the Indian Army: Barkha Dutt

In this week’s News ka Juice, Barkha Dutt asks 9 pm pseudo warriors to learn from real soldiers.
Iranian women watch as a girl clicks selfie at the Chehel Sotun palace in Isfahan, Iran

Hijab not simply about religion, Muslim women wear it for several reasons

While Muslim religious texts are not entirely clear on the question of veiling, Muslim women embrace Hijab as a part of their ethnic identity.
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Muslim man in photo wasn’t a suicide bomber, he was smuggling hashish in Pakistan

The viral image purportedly shows a Muslim man in the Indian Army's custody, with yellow-coloured packets alleged to be bombs.
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Indian Constitution doesn’t call Muslims a minority, who turned them into one?

The Constitution actually conceives ‘minority’ as an open category to protect the interests of various religious, linguistic and culturally distinctive groups.
Destruction of Babri Masjid, Ayodhya, December 1992 | Robert Nickelsberg/Liaison/Getty Images

Don’t just blame Hindutva for Ayodhya dispute, Muslim elite politics also responsible

Muslim political groups begin to treat Babri Masjid case as a non-political ‘legal’ battle after its demolition in 1992.
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The 4 Cs that mark Congress’ decline from secularism to soft Hindutva

In Congress’ slide to soft Hindutva, the fraud of secular politics has been exposed.

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Total Dhamaal review: An exercise in mediocrity that would make mediocre look better

The third instalment in the Dhamaal series has all the animals and actors in the zoo but not one funny bone.
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Can India hurt Pakistan with new Indus dams or Modi govt hyping old project after Pulwama?

In wake of the Pulwama terror attack, union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari tweeted Thursday that India will “stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan”.

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FATF condemns Pulwama terror attack but doesn’t officially black list Pakistan

Pakistan has failed to demonstrate a proper understanding on funding of terrorist groups such as Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba, said the global terror finance watchdog.
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Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.