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Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows legal, diplomatic action against Charlie Hebdo's 'disgusting' caricature of him
World

Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows legal, diplomatic action against Charlie Hebdo's 'disgusting' caricature of him

Turkish officials on Wednesday railed against the French satirical magazine, accusing it of sowing 'seeds of hatred and animosity'

Accept Babri ruling in interest of peace, hope Mathura, Kashi mosques won't be disturbed, say Ayodhya's Muslims
India

Accept Babri ruling in interest of peace, hope Mathura, Kashi mosques won't be disturbed, say Ayodhya's Muslims

Some, however, hoped that the CBI would appeal the CBI court ruling to "complete due process". Others hoped this would bring closure to the entire Ayodhya episode

19 years since 9/11, examining historical linkages between national crises and pathologising of sexuality
Arts & Culture

19 years since 9/11, examining historical linkages between national crises and pathologising of sexuality

The queer-immigrant-terrorist type is here to stay. It gives the US a ready justification to invest in surveillance technologies targeting Muslims and people of colour, to detain and deport, to live out its unruly visions anchored in homonationalism.

Sudarshan TV violated programme code with 'UPSC Jihad', Centre tells SC; showcause notice issued against channel
India

Sudarshan TV violated programme code with 'UPSC Jihad', Centre tells SC; showcause notice issued against channel

On September 21, the top court had pondered over the nature and extent of its order regulating ''Bindas Bol'' programme on alleged infiltration of Muslims in bureaucracy saying it did not want to “curtail” freedom of speech

NCRB data shows Muslims, Dalits, Tribal population in prisons disproportionate to their numbers outside
India

NCRB data shows Muslims, Dalits, Tribal population in prisons disproportionate to their numbers outside

Muslims make up only 14.2 percent of India's population but 16.6 percent convicts, 18.7 percent undertrials and 35.8 percent detenues followed Islam as of 31 December 2019, shows NCRB data

'Tablighis made scapegoats': Bombay HC's stinging remarks on FIRs against foreign attendees
India

'Tablighis made scapegoats': Bombay HC's stinging remarks on FIRs against foreign attendees

A division bench of Justices TV Nalawade and MG Sewlikar made the observations while quashing the FIRs filed against 29 foreigners, who had attended the event in Delhi

Cow vigilantism, deconstructed: What Gau Premi, a new documentary, found by trailing a group of 'rakshaks' in Gujarat
India

Cow vigilantism, deconstructed: What Gau Premi, a new documentary, found by trailing a group of 'rakshaks' in Gujarat

Gau Premi, shot in Gujarat’s Rajkot, captures how cow vigilantes prowl the streets at night in coordinated attempts to catch ‘smugglers’. They see themselves as eradicating a societal “disease”.

Tamil Nadu Lockdown Diary: 'People talk as if COVID-19 came from Melapalayam, not China'; Muslims struggle with health systems steeped in prejudice
India

Tamil Nadu Lockdown Diary: 'People talk as if COVID-19 came from Melapalayam, not China'; Muslims struggle with health systems steeped in prejudice

The experiences of many Muslims in Tamil Nadu in accessing healthcare revealed a system that repeatedly revealed its biases against them.

Putting the 'civil' back in civilisation: On loudspeakers, religious sentiments and the right to a peaceful night’s sleep
India

Putting the 'civil' back in civilisation: On loudspeakers, religious sentiments and the right to a peaceful night’s sleep

Twenty full years after rules regarding noise pollution were framed, they are observed almost entirely in the breach, by groups religious as well as secular.

Yes, educated Muslims should reform the community at large, but this will only come to pass when Islamophobia ceases in India
India

Yes, educated Muslims should reform the community at large, but this will only come to pass when Islamophobia ceases in India

In today's India, when there's constant vilification of Muslims by the mainstream media, when fake videos and pictures are circulated to demonise Muslims, when ministers make provocative statements against Muslims on record

Delhi minorities panel seeks probe into death of two Tablighi Jamaat members at Sultanpuri quarantine centre, blames denial of medicine
India

Delhi minorities panel seeks probe into death of two Tablighi Jamaat members at Sultanpuri quarantine centre, blames denial of medicine

The Delhi Minorities Commission wrote a letter to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requesting a probe into the deaths of two Tablighi Jamaat members kept at a quarantine centre in the city’s Sultanpuri area

Mustafabad youth, awaiting surgery for wounds sustained in police action during Delhi riots , summoned by cops for questioning; alleges mistreatment
India

Mustafabad youth, awaiting surgery for wounds sustained in police action during Delhi riots , summoned by cops for questioning; alleges mistreatment

On Wednesday, Mohammad Shamsuddin, a resident of Mustafabad, one of the many localities affected in the Delhi riots in February this year, got an unexpected call from the police. According to Shamsuddin, the police told his son to go to Dayalpur police station for inquiry and investigation into the Delhi riots.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aligarh chief mufti asks Muslims not to visit graveyards, mosques on Shab-e Barat due to lockdown
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aligarh chief mufti asks Muslims not to visit graveyards, mosques on Shab-e Barat due to lockdown

Mufti Khalid Hamid said in view of the pandemic this practice of offering prayers in mosques for the departed souls 'should not be followed in the present circumstances'

Coronavirus Outbreak: AIMPLB urges Muslims to offer Friday prayers at home instead of going at mosques
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: AIMPLB urges Muslims to offer Friday prayers at home instead of going at mosques

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had earlier on Thursday reported 88 new COVID-19 cases, which is the highest in a single day, taking the total countrywide tally to 694

Global policies and local realities: Examining idea of inclusive citizenship in post-CAA India
India

Global policies and local realities: Examining idea of inclusive citizenship in post-CAA India

India’s use of religion as a basis of admission is regressive compared to the tried and tested regimes in the developed world that moved away from a social sorting logic towards an economic and human capital-based approach.

A 'halal' app for dirty fantasies: How 'Tinder for Muslims' is also feeding fetishes far removed from its original intent
Life

A 'halal' app for dirty fantasies: How 'Tinder for Muslims' is also feeding fetishes far removed from its original intent

Minder is described as an app for “awesome Muslims to meet each other” — basically, to find potential spouses. But there's a lot else going on on the "halal" app.

Delhi court extends police custody of Kashmiri couple accused of instigating anti-CAA protests, having links with Islamic State
India

Delhi court extends police custody of Kashmiri couple accused of instigating anti-CAA protests, having links with Islamic State

A Delhi court Tuesday extended by seven days the police custody of a couple arrested from south Delhi's Jamia Nagar for allegedly instigating anti-CAA protests in the National Capital and having links to the Islamic State's Khorasan module.

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots
India

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots

Delhi Police and Home Minister Amit Shah, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have come under pressure with the opposition charging they failed to act swiftly enough to contain the violence.

Delhi riots: Toll in spate of violence in northeast district rises to 53; GTB hospital sees 44 casualties
India

Delhi riots: Toll in spate of violence in northeast district rises to 53; GTB hospital sees 44 casualties

The death toll in the Delhi violence has risen to 53. Till now 44 deaths have been reported from Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital, three from Lok Nayak Hospital, one from Jag Parvesh Chander Hospital and five from Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.`

Delhi violence aftermath: Muslims change their names, avoid Islamic greetings, do away with hijab to stay safe
India

Delhi violence aftermath: Muslims change their names, avoid Islamic greetings, do away with hijab to stay safe

While some Muslims in Delhi avoid saying Islamic greetings in public places, some have changed their name on Uber.