Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: Owaisi

Congress, Sena & more — what’s behind AIMIM and Owaisi’s overtures to the opposition 

Last week, two AIMIM MLAs voted for MVA candidates in the Maharashtra MLC polls. Experts say that the party is trying to shed its image of being "BJP’s B-team".

‘No problem before’ — Aurangzeb tomb caretaker says tension stoked by Owaisi visit ‘rare blip’

The Ahmeds have taken care of the tomb of Aurangzeb — who ordered execution of Chhatrapati Shivaji’s son Sambhaji & is thus a polarising figure in Maharashtra — for six generations.

On CAB: Priyanka Gandhi says India’s ‘tryst with bigotry’ & Owaisi’s message to Indians

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Opposition ‘deceit’ enabled Modi government to pass triple talaq bill, says Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Assaduddin Owaisi says Muslims have now realised they need to fight their own battles.

‘Rahul Gandhi practicing actual Hindutva, and not soft Hindutva’

The Hyderabad MP says no one wants to use the word ‘Muslim’, accuses BJP of furthering its agenda through NRC.

On Camera


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.


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.