Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicProphet Muhammad

Topic: Prophet Muhammad

India could have done better in its response to Rushdie attack. Diplomatic ties cannot be only priority

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

Don’t inject caste into early Caliphs of Islam — Quraysh had Arabs’ trust, democratic right

'Caste' was first used in Arabia in the 17th century in the context of Hindus. Terms like Ashraaf, Ajlaf, and Arzaal Muslims are alien to Islam.

Caste plays a role in selection of Caliph in Islam — ‘Only a Quraysh has the right’

Since the departure of Prophet Muhammad, the superiority of the Quraysh tribe was made a part of Islamic faith on the basis of law.

‘Did Gujarat govt think of Bilkis’s security?’ — Urdu press spotlight remains on rapists’ release

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

‘Protector of Hindu dharma’ with dozens of hate speech cases — who is arrested BJP MLA Raja Singh

In 2020, Singh was banned by Facebook for violating its hate speech policy. On Tuesday, he was arrested for his alleged remarks against the Prophet Muhammad. 

‘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.

How Ashraaf Ulema use confusion about Prophet’s last speech to push casteism in Islam

Ashraafs’ deliberate disregard of Prophet Muhammad’s last speech seems designed to hide Islam’s anti-caste aspect and to ensure Pasmandas never challenge their supremacy.

‘Will damage party’: Discontent in BJP over removal of Haryana IT cell chief for Prophet tweet

Arun Yadav was dismissed from post Thursday amid growing social media clamour for his arrest over old tweet. Many in BJP say such 'harsh' action against 'loyal' workers is unwarranted.

‘You are single-handedly responsible… apologise,’ SC slams Nupur Sharma for Prophet remarks

Top court refuses to entertain the suspended BJP spokesperson’s request to club all FIRs in Delhi, calling her arrogant for bypassing smaller courts.

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.