Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicNupur Sharma

Topic: Nupur Sharma

SC takes note of threats issued to Nupur Sharma, protects her from arrest in Prophet case FIRs

Bench of justices Surya Kant and J.B. Pardiwala, which on 1 July refused relief to Nupur Sharma, says no coercive action will be taken against her in case a fresh FIR is lodged.

Pakistani national crosses border to ‘kill’ Nupur Sharma, arrested in Rajasthan

An 11-inch long knife, religious books, clothes, food and sand have been recovered from Rizwan Ashraf's bag. He is a native of Pakistan's Mandi Bahauddin city.

Bihar man stabbed for ‘watching’ Nupur Sharma video, police say ‘no communal angle’

Ankit Jha, 23, was stabbed several times at a betel shop in the state's Sitamarhi district.

‘Othered’ Muslim in Modi-BJP era: 3 essentials before mounting a political challenge to correct it

If the BJP has unchallenged power, as it seems now, do they want one in seven Indians alienated because of their faith? At the very least, this would make for a very imperfect Indian democracy.

‘Hindus ridiculed continuously’ — Hindu Right press on poster for Leena Manimekalai’s ‘Kaali’

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

Shekhar Gupta’s article on Zubair paints blasphemy as an ‘Abrahamic’ problem, but misses this

Even if Shekhar Gupta has a specific definition of 'blasphemy', what's the justification for treating it as a special kind of offence and claiming moral superiority for Hindus?

Religion is a smokescreen used by political parties. Growth, not division should be the agenda

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

Ajmer’s Chisty Foundation boycott cleric over sloganeering; deny any connection to Ajmer Sharif Dargah

Calling such comments anti-Islamic, anti-humanity and anti-society, the Chairman of the Chisty Foundation denounced the provocative statements saying those who said these slogans are the real culprits.

Reflection of Indian Muslims’ state of mind, says Urdu press on SC censure for Nupur Sharma

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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