Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicReligious freedom

Topic: Religious freedom

India rejects US report on its religious freedom, says it has no locus standi

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar refuted the report's findings by saying religious freedom of minorities is guaranteed by the Constitution of India.

US report on global religious freedom shows clear bias against Modi govt, says BJP

The BJP said the US report had a basic presumption that there is some "grand design behind anti-minority violence" in India, which is false.

Religious freedom in India under attack in Modi era, says US govt body

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom says Modi govt is 'encouraging' mob violence against minorities.

Pakistan rejects US censure on its religious freedom violations

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Shah Mehmood Qureshi asks for India’s help to end the Afghan war; Balochistan cabinet calls CPEC spending in province so far a “joke”.

On Camera

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Illustration by Manisha Yadav | ThePrint

After Mammootty and Mohanlal, who? Fahadh Faasil is the new poster boy of Malayalam cinema

Fahadh Faasil won’t play your garden-variety hero. He’s bending the norms, creating his own multiverse and getting pan-Indian acclaim.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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