Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicSaffron terror

Topic: saffron terror

India’s turned a blind Right eye to Hindutva violence, but it can be a threat to State itself

Street gangs are building a Hindu nationalist state with low-grade, everyday terrorism. Earlier phases of communal violence at least didn't undermine the authority of institutions.

Haridwar ‘hate-fest’ on Muslims contradicts PM’s words. Arbitrary use of State power’s a sign

Hindus need to understand that their faith is no shield against a predatory State. There are enough examples from history to bear this out.

Terror outfits have invaded our ‘social’ media but India lags in countering it

This convergence of technology with terrorism was popularized by ISIS, and will, without fail, be emulated by both newer terror groups and older ones.

Neuroscience is the missing link that can separate terrorists from non-violent extremists

While joining the IS, foreigners were required to enlist skills and willingness to carry out suicide attacks, but not everyone signed up.

There’s a lobby that wants to keep Nathuram Godse alive. And it’s not the Hindu Right

On national TV, these Godse-contra cheerleaders even challenge BJP supporters to say ‘Godse Murdabad’ to prove their patriotism.

What Samjhauta blast acquittals mean for ‘saffron terror bogey’ in election season

BJP and RSS have every reason to feel vindicated by NIA special court's verdict acquitting Swami Aseemanand in Samjhauta Express blast case.

Why the Congress that coined ‘saffron terror’ is silent on arrest of Hindutva activists

Congress fears of antagonising voters as well as organisational issues in Maharashtra might be behind its studied silence.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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