Saturday, 22 January, 2022
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Topic: secular

Anti-BJPism didn’t work for Muslims. Now it’s making the Opposition lazy

The question isn't anymore about which non-BJP party can get Muslim votes. The more relevant question is which secular party can get enough Hindu votes.

How a Mujahid group in Kerala is treating the terminally ill with Islamic dawa and activism

The book ‘Religion and Secularities Reconfiguring Islam In Contemporary India’ explores the relationship between Islam, civil society & the state.

Iran becoming more secular, less religious, new study reveals

Our results revealed dramatic changes in Iranian religiosity. Compared with Iran’s 99.5% census figure, we found that only 40% identified as Muslim.

With amended Citizenship Act, BJP will do Jinnah proud

Its essence may be summed up as: No Muslims please, this is India.

Joining the Indian Army won’t make you a bad Muslim

Indian Army is one of the most secular institutions in the country and Muslims must sign up.

Sushma Swaraj isn’t alone. In Modi’s cabinet, appearing secular is risky business  

PM and his BJP colleagues maintain silence whenever union ministers come under attack from right-wing Twitter trolls. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to enjoy...

Want to be a successful Indian politician? Leave your secularism at the door

The principle of the performance of secular identity has now been replaced by the performance of Hinduness as the necessary condition for political leadership.

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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