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Notices pasted on the gate of a mosque in Lucknow, asking devotees to offer namaaz from home | Photo: ANI

Muslim IAS-IPS officers’ Covid-19 appeal to community: Don’t give anyone reason to blame you

About 80 serving & retired officers have urged Muslims to practice social distancing, and cited the Quran to say courting disease through negligence is a 'sin'.
People wearing masks in a park in Shanghai, China | Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

Asians will become the new Muslims — how coronavirus will change our world like 9/11

To control another Covid-19 outbreak, solutions like body screening, temperature guns, sanitising kits will become a permanent part of our lives.
People suspected of Covid-19 being transported to various hospitals after Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Coronavirus was a test of secular nationalism. Then Tablighi Jamaat became the scapegoat

The Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin would concern any country. But PM Modi must immediately rein in his media and social media supporters communalising it.
People suspected of coronavirus being transported to various hospitals after Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Tablighi Jamaat tells its followers not to pursue political dominance in this world

Tablighi Jamaat is an Islamic religious reform movement. It has emerged as one of the most dominant forms of religiosity in postcolonial India, writes Hilal Ahmed in his book Siyasi Muslims.
A house marked in Delhi during coronavirus pandemic | Twitter

Marking Covid-19 patients should not leave a social mark in India

The act of marking carries historical baggage. If India wants to mark those infected with coronavirus, it must think of sensible ways that don’t outlive the crisis.
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From Babri to CAA, Javed Akhtar to Owaisi, Muslims are tested on the right adjectives

Modi-Shah first stripped Muslims of their dignity, then of their certainty in India.
Zee News anchor Sudhir Chaudhary | Twitter

Sudhir Chaudhary’s jihad rant on Zee News just got hit with eggs, petrol and some beauty

When Zee News’ Sudhir Chaudhury broadcast a ‘jihad flow-chart’, little did he realise that it would lead to a fantastic Twitter comeback from Muslims.
People walk by a sign reading 'hum ek hain' (we are one) in riot-hit Mustafabad in Northeast Delhi | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Why Lucknow, Jaipur don’t see communal riots but Delhi and Ahmedabad do

If you live in segregated neighbourhoods, it is easy to demonise the 'other’ — which often happens to Muslims in India.
A screengrab of the video clip shared by Madhu Kishwar | Twitter

Madhu Kishwar shares Sunny Deol’s movie clip to claim Muslim kids are being radicalised

The video shared by Kishwar is actually a scene from Blank, a 2019 Hindi film starring actor and BJP MP from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol.
File photo of Editor-in-chief of Sudarshan News Suresh Chavhanke

Sudarshan News top editor does it again, now calls for economic boycott of ‘rioters’

Suresh Chavhanke tweeted a video where he is seen pledging against purchases from those who 'killed our brothers'. They should not be given jobs either, he adds.

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Social sciences

Covid-19 put brake to academic activity, but digital libraries can ensure continuity

Covid-19 has paced up the transition to distance learning. While institutes are racing to shift courses online, students are engaging en masse with e-books.

Can India balance its domestic pharma needs and also be a global player in Covid-19 fight?

India has lifted the ban on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients, including anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.

Defence

A picture of items found on the dead terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector. | Photo: By special arrangement

Masala tikka-flavoured snacks to AK-47s: What 5 slain Lashkar terrorists brought from Pakistan

Indian Army calls Pakistan's complicity in aiding and abetting infiltration, especially at a time when the world is fighting coronavirus, 'reprehensible'.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.