Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicProphet Muhammad

Topic: Prophet Muhammad

If OIC diplomats spoke to Imran Khan freely on blasphemy, here’s what they’d say: Hoodbhoy

PM Imran Khan asked OIC envoys to convince the West that blasphemy against the Prophet hurts the world’s Muslims. This failure is causing endless trouble in Pakistan.

Muslims must give up azaan by loudspeakers. Even Prophet would have rejected it

From both religious and practical point of views, there is no justification for using loudspeakers at mosques for azaan recital.

Chinese TV show with drawing of the Prophet sparks controversy, but viral clip is from 2008

Arslan Hidayat, an Uyghur rights activist, shared the clip in which an Arab ambassador gifts a portrait of Prophet Muhammad, drawn with Asian features, to a Chinese emperor.

Quran doesn’t tell people to fight any more than Gita, Bible, Torah. Why pick on Muslims

The offensive cartoons on Prophet Muhammad were projected on all government buildings in France. If this isn’t bullying the entire Muslim community, I don't know what is.

Not just Macron’s politics, it’s France’s brand of secularism that always clashed with Islam

President Emmanuel Macron's vow to defend French laicite from 'Islamist radicalism' goes beyond the tension highlighted by Prophet cartoon beheading.

Bengaluru has seen 8 major riots since 1986 — including two over Prophet Muhammad

From violence over an actor’s death to a longstanding water-sharing issue, Bengaluru has been witness to several riots over the years.

Post about Prophet Muhammad triggers riots in Bengaluru, 3 killed as police opens fire

Post was allegedly put up by nephew of a Congress MLA, who claims his account was hacked. Mob tried to barge into MLA’s house, torched vehicles & property.

BJP tells J&K block chairpersons to follow Prophet Muhammad and serve the people

J&K BJP leaders felicitated newly-elected Block Development Council chairpersons Tuesday, and also attacked National Conference and PDP leaders.

Umar Khalid: Why I, a Leftist, participated in a Twitter trend praising the Prophet

After Kamlesh Tiwari’s murder, a new Hatred Game has begun in India where Muslims can be openly abused, practising or not.

His film on Aisha has ‘inappropriate scenes’, Shia body chief gets minorities panel notice

Delhi Minorities Commission has written to CBFC to deny certification to the 'sacrilegious film' made by Waseem Rizvi.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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