Monday, 8 August, 2022

Topic: Nizamuddin

A silent Mughal-era monument is revealing itself — a shiny blue dome in the heart of Delhi

For a long time, Sabz Burj was a police station and six million vehicles drove past it every year. But now people can admire its Mughal-era architecture.

Possible that cops picked up 36 Tablighi foreigners to ‘maliciously prosecute’ them — court

Tablighi Jamaat was at the centre of a row in March, with authorities alleging that the participants had defied prohibitory orders and had become human carriers of Covid.

How a Tablighi Jamaat meet in Nalanda in March has set off panic in Bihar

In a letter to the Bihar govt, the Nalanda DM has pegged the number of Tablighi Jamaat meeting participants at 640. But 366 of these haven’t been traced yet.

Won’t gag press: SC on Muslim body’s plea against communalisation of Markaz incident

The plea has alleged that unfortunate incident of Tablighi Jamaat was being used to "demonise" and blame the entire Muslim community.

Hindu, Muslim NRI groups pan ‘escalation of Islamophobia’ in India after Tablighi incident

Two US-based advocacy groups have criticised the ‘vitriol poured on Muslims by several media outlets and some public figures’ over the Tablighi Jamaat event.

RSS says Tablighi Jamaat conduct not reflection on all Muslims, they’re aiding govt in fight

Criticising the conduct of Tablighi Jamaat members as 'perverse', RSS says the organisation should have shown 'sensible responsibility' & cancelled its programme. 

445 Covid-19 cases in Delhi: CM Kejriwal says situation under control, no community spread

There are 40 cases of local transmission, while most other patients have had foreign travel history or were recently evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz, said the Delhi CM.

Covid-19: Abhinav Kumar on police cooperation & Vir Sanghvi says liberals wrong on Jamaat

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from L.S. Sathiyamurthy, Aakar Patel, Vir Saghvi, Rohini Nilekani and many others.

Like India, Pakistan has a Tablighi Jamaat Covid-19 problem too. But blame Imran Khan as well

In Pakistan, Tablighi Jamaat is viewed as benign. Militant groups such as Jaish-e-Mohammed do not like them because Tablighis don’t encourage jihad.

Delhi police identify and quarantine 275 foreign nationals who attended Nizamuddin event

The Nizamuddin Markaz, the Tablighi Jamaat HQ in Delhi, has become the epicentre for spread of Covid-19 in India after thousands took part in a congregation.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.