Sunday, 26 June, 2022
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Topic: Purdah

It’s not just Muslim rebel women who came out of purdah. See how most were dutiful daughters

According to a paper published on JSTOR on 8 Feb, purdah wasn't the forte of rebel Muslims like Ismat Chughtai. Dutiful women were a part of it too.

‘We don’t support fanatics’ — RSS Muslim wing disowns member’s defence of ‘purdah’ amid hijab row

Anil Singh, Awadh Prant Sanchalak of Muslim Rashtriya Manch, spoke in support of Karnataka students demanding right to wear hijab in classrooms, said 'purdah' part of Indian culture.

Now RSS starts its own ‘Mann Ki Baat’ series on YouTube

RSS has launched the series, based on PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat, to put forth its position on a wide range of ideological, political and social issues.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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