Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicPew Research Center

Topic: Pew Research Center

Unfavourable views of China at ‘historic high’, global attitudes to Xi worsening, says Pew report

Report released Wednesday traces how global public opinion has shifted in past two decades vis-à-vis China’s global influence, military, human rights record, economy and more.

What does the world think of China? Pew survey says 68% in 19 nations not Beijing fans

About 79% of respondents think China’s human rights policies are a ‘serious problem’, but majority in 'over half the countries surveyed' thought relations between their nation & China were good.

‘Modest change’, but Indian Muslim population grew faster due to fertility differences: Study

A report by US-based Pew Research Center tracking religious change in India since Partition said migration and conversion made less of a difference than fertility.

Indian Muslims have come to terms with Hindutva. They are now looking for survival strategies

35% Muslims in north India faced religious discrimination in last one year; they realise that anti-Muslim Hindutva has emerged as the dominant narrative.

‘Too good to be true’ — former CEC Quraishi on Pew survey on religion in India

Former CEC SY Quraishi said Pew survey does not account for the prevailing 'hate discourse' and 'polarisation' in the country.

Only 7% Indians do yoga daily, 62% Hindus don’t practise it all, Pew survey says

According to a survey by Pew Research Center, Jains and Sikhs are more likely to practise yoga than those from other religious groups, including Hindus.

IAF has speed & flexibility but few assets. Theatre commands could limit it

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Indians support religious tolerance, but prefer to live & marry within community: Pew survey

From inter-faith marriages & what makes a 'true Indian' to having neighbours of other religions, PEW surveyed nearly 30,000 Indians to better understand religious sentiments.

These countries think their govt did a good job of dealing with the Covid pandemic

Across the 14 countries surveyed, 59% of respondents said greater international cooperation would have reduced number of Covid cases in their own country.

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Mohan Bhagwat

Mohan Bhagwat’s right — no word wounds Hindus like kafir does

In South Africa, the word kaffir, as the blacks were pejoratively called, has been outlawed. It's time India too bans 'kafir'.
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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