Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicWaqf board

Topic: Waqf board

Muslims have to constantly offer ‘proof of patriotism’. Delhi riots just amplified the extent

In an essay in 'Citizenship: Context and Challenges', Fatima Khan details the experience of covering the Delhi riots 2020 and its impact on Muslims in the city.

Delhi HC grants Centre two weeks to reply on plea seeking reopening of Nizamuddin Markaz

The Markaz had been locked since 31 March last year following Tablighi Jamaat congregation amid Covid lockdown. The court has now listed the matter for hearing on 16 September.

Viral posts claim Dilip Kumar donated his wealth to Waqf Board. It’s not true

Hours after Dilip Kumar's death, several social media users said the late actor donated his wealth to the Waqf Board, instead of giving it to an NGO or old age home.

No loudspeakers in Karnataka mosques, dargahs from 10pm to 6am — state Waqf Board order

The order, dated 9 March', said increasing the ambient noise level around these structures has 'deleterious effects on human health and the psychological well-being of people'.

Minorities panel notice to ex-Waqf chief Rizvi over his SC plea to remove 26 Quran verses

The notice to Rizvi comes day after protests broke out in various parts of Uttar Pradesh and Hyderabad demanding his arrest.

Where are the women in temple boards? From Ayodhya to Siddhi Vinayak, all male monopolies

Central to the exclusion of women from religious spaces is the idea of the impurity of a woman, and a patriarchal perspective.

On Camera

YourTurn

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

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.
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