Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: vigilantism

‘Hate has won’ — Munawar Faruqui hints at quitting comedy as ‘12 shows cancelled in 2 months’

Faruqui has been in eye of storm over a New Year event in Indore this year, when he was arrested for ‘indecent remarks’ on Hindu deities & Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

If Modi govt doesn’t control vigilantism, history will compare it to Indira Gandhi Emergency

Legions of vigilantes; ordinary citizens like businessmen, journalists, and of course, bureaucrats, are the BJP govt’s newideological foot soldiers.

India slowing vaccine export shows what is wrong with bureaucratic control in a pandemic

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Indian media’s communal violence reportage needs to be consistent, not just show one angle

Delhi’s Hauz Qazi incident shows how media white-washes reportage when victims happen to be from the majority community.

Vigilantism is central to RSS’ mission of organising Hindus & defending their interests

The movement has displayed a tendency to fight Muslims physically and to stand up against government if it tries to get in its way.

Karni Sena’s attack on a school bus is no surprise given what we’ve allowed so far

Where was this magnitude of disbelief, shock and revulsion when a man was killed in his house on rumours of eating beef or after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in a train?

3 years of Modi govt: Congress digs up failures, but unsure about cow vigilantism

The issues that the opposition party will attack the government with include foreign policy, employment, Kashmir, personal freedom and farm crisis. Ruhi Tewari

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.