Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicUdaipur killing

Topic: Udaipur killing

MTV Hustle’s EPR Iyer, Bengali rapper who sang on Udaipur beheading, is no Hindutva hero

EPR became a hero overnight when he performed Religious Extremism on MTV Hustle 2.0 with fans asking Amit Shah to provide him security. But he's no icon of the Hindu Right.

‘Udaipur could’ve seen Godhra repeat’ — ‘Muslim boycott’, uneasy peace after Hindu tailor’s murder

Since Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s murder by two Muslim men, many Hindus have changed how they do business in the Old City. It has hurt both communities, but there are glimmers of hope.

Not madrasas, not Pakistan terror camps, India’s blasphemy killers are products of toxic hate

Anti-blasphemy campaign in India isn’t being led by clerics. And accused in Udaipur and Amravati killings didn't have any religious education or ties to right-wing organisations.

VHP posts ‘helpline numbers’ for ‘Hindus under threat from jihadists’, deletes list after outcry

VHP says a bigger list would be released soon, but 'requests' people to go to the police stations as a first resort and turn to them if no help is forthcoming.

Muslim leaders not discarding ‘Sar Tan Se Juda’ philosophy — Hindu Right press on Udaipur killing

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few weeks.

Udaipur killers had hit-list, planned to kill 6 more who backed Nupur Sharma, investigators claim

Accused allegedly made 6 butcher knives for the planned killings that they kept ready with a butcher, Mohsin, who has now been arrested by NIA.  

The seed for Udaipur-like killings is sown in madrasas. Regulate teaching of theology

For Islam to be at home in India, madrasas must have courses on Indian culture and tradition.

Sidhu Moosewala, Kanhaiya Lal mentioned in condolence note passed at BJP meet

The condolence message also mentioned several dignitaries and BJP leaders and the Army personnel who died during a landslide in Manipur.

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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