Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
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Topic: Muslim

For decades, Leicester built communal walls. Waves of immigrants made it more toxic

East Ham and Waltham Forest are Pakistani Punjabi, Luton is Kashmiri Muslim, Southall is Punjabi Sikh, and Tower Hamlet is Bangladeshi. Each walled off their neighbourhoods to other immigrants.

Will ‘right to dress’ include ‘right to undress’, asks SC hearing plea against Karnataka hijab ban

SC said lawyer was stretching his argument on ‘right to dress’ as fundamental to ‘illogical ends’. Lawyer argued forcing choice between identity & education was no choice at all.

MP man’s plea to free ‘wife’ from shelter lands him in dock as HC probes marriage, her ‘conversion’

Main question HC seeks to delve into is whether an Arya Samaj trust can convert a Muslim girl into a Hindu, and if yes, under which law. It also warned petitioner of policy enquiry.

Jihadists in Bangladesh are still going strong. Economic gains aren’t ‘wins’

Mobs burning down Hindu-owned homes and businesses in Narail’s Sahapara is a sign. It shows what happens to polities which fail to confront communalism.

Pakistan’s ‘devout’ Muslims had a new purpose on Eid: forget ‘qasais’, become ‘chowkidars’

For Pakistan's State-declared non-Muslims, Eid is not theirs to celebrate. Blasphemy has become the go-to weapon of the ‘devout’.

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.

Partition, SRK, hijab—why Indians and Americans must watch Pakistani Ms. Marvel

Muslim families have no voice in most Hollywood series, but Ms. Marvel breaks that wall. There’s Eid, 'Jalebi Baby', SRK fandom and even Partition.

Why Salman Khan is the most-discussed but least-studied stars of Bollywood

In 'Bombay Cinema's Islamicate Histories', Ira Bhaskar and Richard Allen outline the history and influence of Muslim cultures in Indian cinema.

India’s blasphemy battles—Hindu or Muslim—show reason has succumbed to faith

The Modi government’s action might be geopolitically pragmatic, but it will end up unleashing even more toxic competition between Hindu and Muslim religious nationalists.

Why India must say ‘Thanks, but no thanks’ to Islamic states

We cannot allow the Taliban to lecture India on minority rights or even listen to the US pontificate on human rights.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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