Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicNupur Sharma

Topic: Nupur Sharma

TV channels in pickle after BJP acts against ‘fringe elements’ & 100 days of war in Ukraine

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Who is Nupur Sharma? DUSU ex-president & LSE alum now suspended by BJP for remarks on Prophet

Sharma, who lost to Arvind Kejriwal in 2015 Delhi assembly polls and was made BJP national spokesperson in 2020, is a popular figure on TV debates & known for controversial statements.

FIR filed after suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma alleges death threats over Prophet remarks

Responding to Sharma’s complaint, the police registered the FIR under IPC sections 153 A, 506, 507 and 509 against unknown people.

Naveen Jindal calls himself ‘proud Hindu,’ says ‘Jai Shri Ram’ after being expelled from BJP

The Delhi BJP media chief had come under attack on social media after his tweet about Prophet Muhammad on 1 June. His party membership was terminated Sunday.

BJP walked 2 tightropes – correct history, bond with Islamic nations. It has fallen off both

Any change in the BJP will now be strategic, not fundamental. The party has come too far for that.

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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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