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Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib during anti-Sikh riots, 1984 | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Gujarat 2002 was independent India’s first full-blooded pogrom. Delhi 1984 was a semi-pogrom

Hindu-Muslim riots are not uncommon in India, but Gujarat violence plumbed new depths of horror and was undoubtedly a pogrom, wrote Ashtutosh Varshney.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

How Nitish Kumar got Bihar BJP to oppose NRC and back UPA-era NPR format

On Tuesday, the Bihar assembly passed a resolution to become the first NDA state against the proposed NRC, and in favour of the 2010 NPR.
The IS newsletter featuring PM Narendra Modi | ThePrint Team

Hindus are in a hurry to deprive Muslims of citizenship: ISIS newsletter on CAA

In an editorial carried in its weekly newsletter, the Islamic State claims democracies are detrimental for Muslims, despite their patriotism.
Students of Jamia Milia Islamia clash with police during an anti-CAA protest Monday

‘Police snatched my hijab, burqa’ — Jamia students claim Delhi Police used communal slurs

Delhi Police has denied the charges, saying they follow highest standards of professional policing, and use utmost patience and restraint while handling protests.
Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrate AAP's win in the capital | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

This is how BJP gained from Congress’ 2015 votes in Delhi’s Muslim-dominated seats

Congress, which traditionally held sway over minority votes in Delhi, was not in the picture this time and saw most of its votes shift to AAP.
A man checks his name in NRC list in Guwahati on 31 August. | ANI Photo

BJP wants to segregate Assamese Muslims from Bangladeshi Muslims, but some ask how

The Assam govt has announced plans to start a census to segregate the state’s indigenous Muslims from ‘illegal migrants’.
MNS Rally in Mumbai

Stone for stone, sword for sword — Raj Thackeray targets Muslims at Mumbai rally

In a muddled speech, MNS chief Raj Thackeray flits between his attack on Indian Muslims and those from Pakistan and Bangladesh.
One of the 15 mosques in Dhannipur near Ayodhya. | Photo: Prashant Srivastava | ThePrint

Dhannipur near Ayodhya already has 15 mosques, local Muslims want hospital and college too

Residents of Dhannipur, where UP govt has allotted 5 acres of land as mandated by SC to build a mosque, say village needs development projects more.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray addresses during Maha Adhiveshan in Mumbai

Mosques, migrants on Raj Thackeray’s radar as he eyes Hindutva mantle

With Uddhav Thackeray now an ally of Congress and NCP, Raj Thackeray’s comments were seen as a bid to fill the 'void' left by the Sena in the Hindutva fold.
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Modi govt’s handling of Chandrashekhar Azad & Kanhaiya Kumar shows who is the bigger threat

Kanhaiya Kumar is no threat to ‘ghar ghar Modi’ and BJP. But a Dalit leader standing with the Constitution on the steps of Jama Masjid is.

On Camera

India is a leading global player in the manufacturing of HCQ with Ipca laboratories, Zydus Cadila and Wallace Pharmaceuticals as top pharma companies

The HCQ study mess: How 3 Indian researchers put reputation of Lancet, NEJM at stake

In episode 489 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta discusses the controversial studies that were retracted after scientists around the world raised questions on its data accuracy.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Defence

File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Modi doesn’t feature in a list of India’s reformist prime ministers

Despite big ideas, Modi comes off poorly as a reformer, because his bureaucrats lack the motivation to push reforms and are beginning to enjoy unbridled power.