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Not just New Zealand, Muslims must come together when terrorists attack non-Muslims too

Muslims must learn from how non-Muslims have come together to express grief and compassion with the victims of the New Zealand attack.
A painter at work inside the Shiv temple in Achan, Pulwama | Moushumi Das Gupta/ThePrint

A temple, a Kashmiri Pandit family in Pulwama’s Muslim-majority village and a story of hope

Immune to the tension surrounding the Valley, a village in Pulwama pulls together resources to renovate Hindu temple for lone Pandit family.

Facebook profile of a Lucknow Kashmiri attacker shows that assault was not the only one

Facebook posts by accused Himanshu Awasthi — who identifies himself as former BJP 'politician' — shows the men have claimed attacks on other Kashmiris & Muslims.
Nellie Massacre

Nellie massacre and ‘citizenship’: When 1,800 Muslims were killed in Assam in just 6 hours

Nellie massacre took place in 1983 in the backdrop of tension between Centre and Assam students’ outfit over deletion of ‘foreigners’ from electoral rolls.
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How directive principles fuel BJP and Congress politics on cow and Hindutva

The Narendra Modi-led BJP govt reinvented the directive principles as an important source for its brand of majoritarianism.
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Do BJP and Congress differ in giving Padma Awards to Muslims — the number story

The Padma Awards have become a crucial symbol to legitimise Muslim contribution in India over the years. 
Tamil Nadu farmers during a march in New Delhi | Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

Socialism, not secularism, is the central fault line of Indian politics

What’s the best way for the people to move up in life? That is the main swing question in 2019 – as it is in every election.
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What about Babri Masjid? How land became more important than the mosque in Ayodhya

Even the so-called Muslim parties involved in the dispute are more interested in the land on which the mosque once stood.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP president Amit Shah | Atul Yadav/PTI

Without realising, BJP has surrendered India to Muhammad Ali Jinnah

An India that denies itself to some of us could end up being denied to all of us, writes Shashi Tharoor.
A gathering of hindutva supporters | @BJP4India | Twitter

Is India in danger of becoming a Hindu Pakistan?

For the first time, India’s leaders have sought to redefine the country effectively as a home for South Asians that aren’t Muslims. 

On Camera

Africa has a new health care crisis — obesity

The recently published Global Wellness Index set alarm bells ringing when South Africa scored poorly for life expectancy, alcohol use, depression and diabetes.

PUBG players arrested: Overreaction by police or is addiction a public concern?

The Gujarat police arrested several PUBG lovers, many of them students, for playing the banned video game.

Defence

1 soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?