Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicReligious discrimination

Topic: religious discrimination

33% Muslims, 20% Dalits & Adivasis ‘faced discrimination at hospitals’, Oxfam survey finds

According to the Oxfam survey, 9% of respondents said they had to lose a day’s wage to get themselves vaccinated against Covid-19.

SubscriberWrites: Pluralism in India will not sustain without mutual reciprocity

Lack of mutual pluralistic reciprocity between Hindus and Muslims will further intensify the fault lines, writes Wg Cdr (Rtd) DK Sharma.

Who is your neighbour? What we are not seeing in Pew study on India

The missing heterogeneity of our neighbourhoods should be viewed as a cultural, emotional and intellectual loss — a kind of social poverty.

1 out of 2 Indian Americans faces discrimination, most due to skin colour, US survey finds

The survey was conducted from 1-20 Sept 2020 — in the final year of former US President Donald Trump's term and right in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Segregation in rural Karnataka greater than local Black-White division in US south: Study

Researchers mapped residents from over 26,000 villages to find that nearly 70 years on, little has changed in caste-religion-based spatial organisation in rural Karnataka.

Discrimination against our moral fabric: India to its citizens in UAE after anti-Muslim posts

The tweet by Pavan Kapoor, ambassador of India to the UAE, comes a day after PM Modi said Covid-19 pandemic 'does not see race, religion, colour... before striking'.

Muslim school kids called names and told to ‘go to Pakistan’, mothers blame TV hate

Nazia Erum, author of the book Mothering a Muslim, says parents are scared of the psychological impact of such bullying and physical harm the kids may face.

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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.

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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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