Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicRadicalisation

Topic: radicalisation

Why we should know where Udaipur killers lie on the staircase of radicalisation pyramid

Udaipur’s violent executioners had reached the highest point of radicalisation where the only option left before them was to kill their innocent victim.

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.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh, ThePrint

A road paved with surprises — why Indian economy’s steady course can’t be taken for granted

As the economy recovers from Covid, the lack of employment, a healthcare system in shambles and a poor education system could damage its long-term prospects.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.