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File image of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar | Photo: ANI

After VHP campaign on ‘atrocities’ in Muslim-majority Nuh, Khattar promises new conversion law

VHP had thrown its weight behind two probe reports alleging that the dominant Muslim community in Mewat/Nuh had committed atrocities against Hindus and Dalits.

93% Muslims view Hindus favourably, but only 65% Hindus view Muslims positively: Pew survey

The report, released by US think tank Pew Research Center, is based on a survey of 3,505 Indians that was conducted between September and October 2018.
Mandeep Mehra and Sapan Desai (R) | MIGIMS & Researchgate

Story of 2 Indian-origin doctors behind one of the biggest medical research scandals in years

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
File image of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind general secretary Mahmood Madani | Photo: ANI

More Muslims are killed in riots, then more of them get arrested, it’s not new: Mahmood Madani

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind’s Mahmood Madani slams ‘one-sided’ arrests in Delhi riots, asks why leaders who spoke of ‘blood on streets’ aren’t behind bars.
New graves at the Mhow Naka burial ground in Covid-19 hotspot Indore | Photo: Angana Chakrabarti | ThePrint

Muslim burials soar in Indore as hospitals ‘shut out non-Covid patients’ during lockdown

ThePrint visits Indore’s graveyards to find the reason behind the spike; workers & families say hospitals refused entry for heart attacks & other diseases.
Muslim neighbours carry Rajendra Bagari's body to the cremation ground in Jaipur. | Photo: Praveen Jain/ThePrint

‘It was the least we could do’: When Muslims shouldered a Hindu neighbour’s bier in Jaipur

Rajendra Bagari’s relatives couldn’t come to carry his bier in Jaipur due to the lockdown. So his Muslim neighbours stepped in.
People suspected of coronavirus being transported to various hospitals after Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Covid an excuse to push Indian Muslims out of informal sector jobs. Apartheid the next step

What Muslims are effectively facing now is a new form of concerted, deliberate economic marginalisation through blatant lies linking the community to the virus.
A representational image of a Delhi street. | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

‘First quiet Shab-e-Barat, but for right reasons’: Delhi Muslims mark prayer night indoors

The 'night of forgiveness' is marked by Muslims visiting graveyards and mosques to pray for the deceased. But Delhi streets wore a deserted look Wednesday.
Delhi Police officers speaking to Muslim community leaders ahead of Shab-e-Barat | Photo: ANI

Heavy police deployment for Shab-e-Barat, Muslim leaders say arrest those who violate orders

The police and Muslim community leaders have joined hands to issue appeals to people to pray at home and not come out for the celebration of Shab-e-Barat.
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'.

On Camera

File photo | Sushant Singh Rajput | Facebook/SushantSinghRajput

Nepotistic privilege should be a matter of social shame. It holds India back

Woke young millennials should start looking down upon friends who take the easy route of following up on their parents’ careers.
Workers at a metro construction site in Mumbai (representational image) | Photo: ANI

India added 7 crore jobs in June — mostly daily wagers, farmers and small businesses

About 12 crore jobs were lost due to the lockdown in April, but things are gradually improving. However, only 39 lakh new salaried jobs have been created.

Defence

State Councillor and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at the 22nd meeting of Special Representatives (SR) for India-China Boundary Question, in New Delhi last December | ANI file

Ajit Doval talks to Chinese foreign minister, both agree on ‘earliest complete disengagement’

MEA statement says both sides have re-affirmed they should strictly respect & observe the LAC, and not take any unilateral action to alter the status quo.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.