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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.
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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.
Supreme Court of India | Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

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’.
Muslim women show their ink stained finger after casting their vote | Sheeraz Rizvi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

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.
The post that went viral

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.
Representational image | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

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.

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Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

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An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.