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7 months since Tablighi event, this UP govt hospital still asks patients if they attended

The question is part of a Covid-19 screening form that patients at Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow are asked to fill before admission.
The Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC pulls up govt for ‘evasive’ affidavit on Tablighi event, says it makes ‘nonsensical’ claims

Government's affidavit bats for press freedom and says dissemination of facts, even though they may appear to be offensive or distasteful, cannot be curtailed.
File image of Tablighi Jamaat attendees being moved out of the Nizamuddin Markaz mosque in New Delhi | Photo: ANI

No proof to show Myanmar nationals attending Tablighi event spread Covid, says Bombay HC

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court said it would be grave injustice to subject the Myanmar nationals to a criminal trial.
Suspected Covid-19 patients being transported to various hospitals from the Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi

Full text of Bombay HC judgment quashing FIRs against foreigners at Tablighi Jamaat event

The Bombay HC observed that the circumstances show there was probability that these foreigners were chosen to be made scapegoats.
As many as 300 foreigners from 16 countries had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi in March (representational image) | Photo : Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘No proof Tablighi foreigners spread Covid, were made scapegoats’ — Bombay HC quashes FIRs

Aurangabad bench of Bombay HC says Maharashtra govt acted under political compulsion, slams police for 'non-application of mind' and media propaganda against the foreigners.
File image of Tablighi Jamaat attendees being moved out of the Nizamuddin Markaz mosque in New Delhi | Photo: ANI

Modi govt defends news reports on Markaz event, says they were neither fake nor false

The I&B ministry opposed a batch of petitions filed in the SC alleging that a section of the media spread 'communal hatred' over the Nizamuddin Markaz event in March.
People suspected of Covid-19 being transported to various hospitals after Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Tablighis stuck in India even after plea bargaining as ‘surprise’ secondary FIRs surface

According to lawyers representing the members, these FIRs contain similar charges that were levelled against them in the original FIR registered by Crime Branch on 31 March.
Suspected Covid-19 patients being transported to various hospitals from the Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi

Delhi court allows Tablighi members from 14 countries to walk free after charging fine

Hundreds of Tablighi members were chargesheeted for attending a religious congregation in Delhi in March by allegedly violating visa conditions and lockdown norms.
As many as 300 foreigners from 16 countries had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi in March (representational image) | Photo : Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Let’s talk about how Tablighi Jamaat turned Covid hate against Muslims around

After all those days of hate, there was redemption for Tablighi Jamaat in the end. Some say it was in keeping with what Quran teaches.
People suspected of Covid-19 being transported to various hospitals after Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi court grants bail to 82 Tablighi Jamaat members from Bangladesh

Till date, 371 foreign nationals from 31 different countries, who were charge sheeted for allegedly violating visa and lockdown norms, have been granted bail.

On Camera

Muslim women walk with their children in Iraq (Representational image) | Commons

Globalisation of revenge

Nobody looks more ridiculous in the whole Iraq situation than the Europeans. A bit of their hypocrisy was on show in New Delhi.
A Reliance Industries Ltd. oil tanker truck.

Reliance Industries posts 15% profit drop as Covid hits oil demand

The company posted a net profit of Rs 9,567 crore in July-September compared with Rs 11,262 crore a year back.

Defence

File photo of ships during the Malabar naval exercise

First phase of Quad members’ Malabar exercise from 3-6 November in Bay of Bengal

Last week, India had announced Australia will take part in the exercise along with US and Japan, making it a drill by all 4 member nations of the Quad or Quadrilateral coalition.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.