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Love Jihadis: New book traverses West UP, hotbed of communal strife, to capture voices of the 'dispensable'
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Love Jihadis: New book traverses West UP, hotbed of communal strife, to capture voices of the 'dispensable'

Love Jihadis: An Open-minded Journey into the Heart of Western Uttar Pradesh, by journalists Mihir Srivastava and Raul Irani, charts the territory of Western Uttar Pradesh, and uncovers why most communal clashes find their origins in this region.

Pehlu Khan murder: Acquittal of accused shocks Muslims, threatens to weaken community's faith in judiciary
India

Pehlu Khan murder: Acquittal of accused shocks Muslims, threatens to weaken community's faith in judiciary

Unlike political parties, the judiciary is not susceptible to the game of numbers; its powers do not flow from winning elections.

Christian community members fear communalism under BJP rule will polarise 2019 Lok Sabha elections
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Christian community members fear communalism under BJP rule will polarise 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Justy Alex, who is also from Delhi and is pursuing her Masters in social work, says, "The most affected are the Dalit Christians, who face double the discrimination."

'Modi wave' has declined, says Uddhav Thackeray; Shiv Sena chief claims BJP is relying on sympathy to win polls
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'Modi wave' has declined, says Uddhav Thackeray; Shiv Sena chief claims BJP is relying on sympathy to win polls

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray claimed on Friday that the 'Modi wave' has waned and that the BJP now relies on "sympathy wave" to win elections

RSS-CPM rivalry in Kerala gets new ammunition: Yoga centre found to be a front for forcible 'Ghar Wapsi' conversions
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RSS-CPM rivalry in Kerala gets new ammunition: Yoga centre found to be a front for forcible 'Ghar Wapsi' conversions

In addition to yoga, she said women was also subjected to counselling that focused on the complications of inter-religious marriages and the problems such couples would face

Hamid Ansari says 'ambience of acceptance' is under threat, talks of feeling of unease among Muslims
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Hamid Ansari says 'ambience of acceptance' is under threat, talks of feeling of unease among Muslims

Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari said there is a feeling of unease and a sense of insecurity among the Muslims in the country

Hamid Ansari leaves Narendra Modi govt unhappy in parting shot, toes Congress line on intolerance
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Hamid Ansari leaves Narendra Modi govt unhappy in parting shot, toes Congress line on intolerance

Outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari has spoken more like a political leader whose views are same as that of the Congress party, which nominated him to the top post

Rise of Hindutva in North East: Christians in Nagaland, Mizoram may weaken BJP despite RSS' gains in Tripura, Meghalaya
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Rise of Hindutva in North East: Christians in Nagaland, Mizoram may weaken BJP despite RSS' gains in Tripura, Meghalaya

Apart from the base that the RSS has developed in Meghalaya and Tripura, which in turn is likely to help the BJP in its political ambitions, the state of the two organisations in Nagaland and Mizoram need immense nurturing.

UP new CM Yogi Adityanath: Has Modi goofed up by having a fanatic Hindutva man at helm in Uttar Pradesh?
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UP new CM Yogi Adityanath: Has Modi goofed up by having a fanatic Hindutva man at helm in Uttar Pradesh?

As chief minister of UP, if Yogi Adityanath has a change of heart and plays fair, Modi has the evidence to show that the party is honest about its promise of equality

Navjot Singh Sidhu claims to be 'born Congressman', says he's fighting for Punjab
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Navjot Singh Sidhu claims to be 'born Congressman', says he's fighting for Punjab

Navjot Singh Sidhu, in his own flamboyant way, told reporters in a press conference in New Delhi on Monday that he was a "born Congressman".

Gau rakshaks: PM Narendra Modi's admonition comes too late to heal Dalits' wounds
India

Gau rakshaks: PM Narendra Modi's admonition comes too late to heal Dalits' wounds

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed out at those who indulged in criminal activities in the night and donned the robes of gau rakshaks (protectors of cows) in the day, his speech raised more questions than it sought to answer

What I said wasn't wrong: Manohar Parrikar stands firm on his remark on Aamir Khan
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What I said wasn't wrong: Manohar Parrikar stands firm on his remark on Aamir Khan

Even though his apparent jibe at actor Aamir Khan over the intolerance issue created a flutter, Parrikar stuck to his guns and claimed that many people told him what he had stated was right.

Manohar Parrikar rakes up Aamir Khan's 2015 remark, dubs it 'arrogant'
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Manohar Parrikar rakes up Aamir Khan's 2015 remark, dubs it 'arrogant'

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday took a jibe at Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan as he raked up his remark in 2015 about leaving the country and described it as "arrogant".

Can't bind maestro's art within borders: Amar Singh on Ghulam Ali event cancellation
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Can't bind maestro's art within borders: Amar Singh on Ghulam Ali event cancellation

A day after an event in Delhi, where Ghulam Ali was a special guest, was cancelled, former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh condemned the incident

My idea of Bharat is different from yours: Asaduddin Owaisi on RSS, nationalism and secularism
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My idea of Bharat is different from yours: Asaduddin Owaisi on RSS, nationalism and secularism

“Only an Indian can get elected as an MP in this country," says Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM chief, in an interview with A Saye Sekhar for Firstpost.

RSS raised Bharat Mata ki jai slogans to promoto ghar wapsi issue: AIMIM's Owaisi
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RSS raised Bharat Mata ki jai slogans to promoto ghar wapsi issue: AIMIM's Owaisi

Under attack, AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday alleged that the RSS raised the issue of "Bharat Mata ki jai" in a bid to promote "ghar wapsi" (re-conversion) even as he clarified that he is not against "Hinduism" but "Hindutva".

Do not fall for the verbal trick when commentators seek to be fashionably 'anti-national'
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Do not fall for the verbal trick when commentators seek to be fashionably 'anti-national'

These commentators have effectively used a verbal trick to paint themselves as anti-national in the best sense of the term. This is the trick: use positive virtues to define the term “anti-national” and then accuse the “others” as being narrow-minded and bigoted for calling this anti-national

Public space for discourse has become totally hateful, odious: Pradnya Daya Pawar
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Public space for discourse has become totally hateful, odious: Pradnya Daya Pawar

In an interview with Firstpost, Pradnya Daya Pawar speaks on the reasons behind her move, on the threat to writers and artiste from fringe elements and the questions being raised on the writers’ honesty for their act

VHP should mind its own ghar instead of worrying about Rahman's ghar wapsi
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VHP should mind its own ghar instead of worrying about Rahman's ghar wapsi

The VHP wants to organise a ghar wapsi to welcome AR Rahman home with “open arms”. But it needs to realise that AR Rahman does not need their open arms to come home. He is already very much home. In India.

Hindu religious leader slams ghar wapsi, religious leaders making controversial statements
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Hindu religious leader slams ghar wapsi, religious leaders making controversial statements

National president of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad slammed the 'Ghar Wapsi' campaign besides hitting out at religious leaders. who make derogatory comments.