Friday, 19 August, 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.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.