Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicTablighi Jamaat

Topic: Tablighi Jamaat

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No evidence to show 18 foreigners indulged in banned Tablighi activity, Patna HC quashes case

Patna High Court allows prosecution against 3 Indians for not informing police regarding the stay of foreigners in the mosque managed by them.

BJP, media, MHA — slander on Muslims and Sikhs have a lot in common. Outcome will be too

As a Muslim, I am humbled that the Delhi court exonerated the much-maligned Tablighi Jamaat members, who were accused of intentionally spreading the coronavirus.

Possible that cops picked up 36 Tablighi foreigners to ‘maliciously prosecute’ them — court

Tablighi Jamaat was at the centre of a row in March, with authorities alleging that the participants had defied prohibitory orders and had become human carriers of Covid.

Suvendu Adhikari quitting a blow to Mamata & bad optics ahead of polls. She needs to introspect

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Delhi court acquits all 36 foreigners facing trial for attending Tablighi Jamaat event

The foreigners were charge-sheeted for attending the event allegedly in violation of visa norms, indulging in missionary activities illegally and violating govt's Covid guidelines.

How Radio Mewat helped dispel Covid myths and more in India’s most ‘backward’ district

Nine months into the pandemic, Radio Mewat is still keeping its listeners informed about how the pandemic is shaping, and also local events in the district.

SC ‘disappointed’ with Centre’s affidavit defending media reporting of Tablighi event

The Centre's affidavit in SC says most of the leading national newspapers and online news portals have done factual, objective reporting on Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi.

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.

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.

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Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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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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