Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Topic: Muslims

If Pakistan doesn’t value work of non-Muslims like Har Gobind Khorana, science will remain dead

Ideology and science are like oil and water — they refuse to mix.

Delhi’s biggest Muslim cemetery says out of space for Covid bodies, city officials disagree

ITO-situated Jadid Qabristan Ahle Islam says it isn’t accepting bodies anymore as its 5-acre space earmarked for Covid burial is filled. SDMC says cemetery can’t refuse bodies.

Field ‘at least 20’ Muslim candidates in UP, BJP’s Minority Morcha urges central leadership

In 2017 UP polls, BJP didn't field a single Muslim candidate. Minority Morcha chief Jamal Siddiqui says this time, 'we want more representation from community'.

‘Invader Muslims’, ‘decline of Hindu culture & Manusmriti’ angered Sulli Deals ‘mastermind’

Thakur revealed during interrogation that he got furious over the state of affairs in the country and felt like he must do something to uphold the beliefs of the Trads.

How ‘Trads vs Raitas’ plays out online as Hindutva fault lines emerge after Bulli Bai row

As the probe into the Bulli Bai & Sulli Deals cases progresses, two alt-Right groups that mushroomed in India’s digital ecosystem have begun clashing online.

Many Muslims focus on text, and not the spirit of Quran. Doesn’t help socio-economic status

Work hardly gets done on Fridays because people are getting ready for prayers and then proceed to their respective home villages, returning late on Mondays.

Haridwar ‘hate-fest’ on Muslims contradicts PM’s words. Arbitrary use of State power’s a sign

Hindus need to understand that their faith is no shield against a predatory State. There are enough examples from history to bear this out.

India gives citizenship to 3,117 non-Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan & Bangladesh in 4 yrs

MoS Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that 8,244 applications from Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Christian minorities groups were received from the three countries between 2018-2021.

Pasmandas are the real minorities deprived of welfare. Muslims aren’t homogenous

Taking India's largest ‘minority’ as homogenous is inappropriate. Muslims face many problems that need to be understood and resolved.

‘Modern institution or madrassa’ – Sir Syed’s fight for Aligarh Muslim University

In 'Aligarh Muslim University', Mohammed Wajihuddin writes about the role of the institution in the ‘making of the modern Indian Muslim’.

On Camera


Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.