Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicRadicalisation

Topic: radicalisation

Gorakhnath temple attack accused took oath of Ansar ul-Tawhid, linked to ISIS: UP Police

The UP ATS said that Murtaza allegedly transferred a total of Rs. 8.5 lakhs to different accounts in Europe and US “to support the terror activities of the organisation via ISIS supporters.”

Suspect in Gorakhnath Math attack is ‘self-radicalised introvert, wanted to join IS but could not’

Ahmed Murtaza, accused in Gorakhpur Math attack, allegedly acted alone but intelligence and police agencies investigating whether case could be symptom of ‘IS expansion’ in India.

Is the internet really more effective at radicalising people than older media?

TV remains a potent means of manipulation. But the internet may be an algorithmic, personalised upgrade.

The weapon we should be using against terrorists. No, it’s not just the gun

In ‘Countering the Radical Narrative’, Adil Rasheed writes about how the medium is always the message, even in counter-terrorism.

Professor leading home ministry’s ‘radicalisation’ study insists it’ll be faith-neutral

National Law University Delhi’s G.S. Bajpai says the year-long study aims to provide a legal definition for ‘radicalisation’, and suggest amendments to UAPA.

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.

Madhu Kishwar shares Sunny Deol’s movie clip to claim Muslim kids are being radicalised

The video shared by Kishwar is actually a scene from Blank, a 2019 Hindi film starring actor and BJP MP from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol.

In Kashmir, Facebook is also the ‘messenger of terrorism’

When youngsters join the militancy, photos of them armed with rifles are shared on social media to let the world know.

Global Pulse: Now private emails in Trump administration, Merkel the ‘biggest loser’?

The coming years would be anything but pretty for Merkel or indeed for Germany’s consensus-driven political model.

GLOBAL PULSE: Manchester police leads turn attention to Libya, Trump got played by Saudi Arabia and a moustache hashtag mess in Mexico

THE MANCHESTER ATTACK BRINGS FOCUS ON LIBYA After the Manchester bomb attack, security analysts are beginning to talk about how Libya's collapse after the fall of Gaddafi has allowed radicalisation to become entrenched.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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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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