Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicNupur Sharma

Topic: Nupur Sharma

‘Don’t want to get into new controversy after Nupur Sharma’ — Why BJP is quiet on Rushdie attack

BJP & most opposition parties in India except Congress and CPI(M) have refrained from commenting on attack on author Salman Rushdie, which took place in New York on 12 August.

Ajmer Sharif never had to explain itself. It now confronts new world of suspicion, scrutiny

In his last sermon, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti urged his followers to avoid politics and courts, but conflict defines existence of modern-day khadims.

‘Explosives course, chats with terrorists’ — UP man ‘tasked by JeM to kill Nupur Sharma’ held

According to UP ATS, Saharanpur's Mohammed Nadeem provided training literature by ‘Pakistani terrorist’ via social media, and had ‘admitted’ to being tasked with eliminating Sharma.

Supreme Court transfers nationwide FIRs against Nupur Sharma to Delhi in Prophet row

The apex court also extended protection to Sharma who faces multiple cases for controversial remarks against the Prophet.

SubscriberWrites: Bidding the final farewell to a pet is a heartbreak like no other

Subscribers write back with their views on the most urgent issues of the day.

Pakistan has a new export—Tehreek-e-Labbaik ‘ghazis’, ‘saints’ with the dagger of blasphemy

Rizwan Ashraf isn't the only anti-blasphemy crusader influenced by TLP. Netherlands to Peshawar—they're sprawling inside and outside the Pakistan border.

Mohd Zubair-Nupur Sharma incident shows why it is important to be ‘demotional’ fact-checker

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Why SC clubbed FIRs against Zubair of Alt News and what the Constitution says about this

While Article 21 guarantees right to life, Article 20(2) says no one 'should be put twice to peril for the same offence'. It's been argued multiple FIRs for 1 offence violates both rights.

‘Flood jihad’ — Hindu Right press sees ‘jihadist conspiracy’ in Assam deluge

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few weeks.

Mohd Zubair got bail, but the guiding principle of India’s justice system is still in jail

Nupur Sharma and Mohammed Zubair are on the opposite sides of the political divide, but the Supreme Court's relief to them reaffirms that 'bail, not jail' is the rule.

On Camera

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.