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Aug 12, 2019
Project two-nation theory, Indian atrocities against Muslims on 15 August, says Pakistan media regulator; Imran Khan govt minister calls move 'unnecessary'The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority (PEMRA)'s advisories are for Eid-al-Adha, 14 August (Pakistan's independence day) and 15 August.
Jul 22, 2019
Maharashtra: Muslim youths threatened, forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in Aurangabad; heavy security deployedTwo Muslim youths alleged that they were forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in Maharashtra's Aurangabad on Sunday night, Asian News International reported. Shaikh Aamer, one the victims, told reporters that the incident took place at Azad Chowk when he with his friend was out for work. He claimed that the duo was waylaid by a few miscreants who came in a car.
Jun 27, 2019
Foreign minister Jaishankar's rebuttal to US report on religious freedom is hypocritical; rule of law is weakly articulated in IndiaTheoretically, the Constitution does protect the religious freedom of citizens and the rule of law protects fundamental rights. But anybody who follows public affairs even in the most cursory manner knows how weakly the rule of law is articulated in India and how easily constitutional guarantees can be violated
Jun 02, 2019
Being Muslim in New India is an inherently existential struggle, subsumed as community is under an emergent Hindu nationWith Narendra Modi's phenomenal victory in the 2019 elections, theories, everyday conversations, stories and celebrations speak of a significant notion: the 'Hinduisation' of society.
May 26, 2019
Modi government 2.0: PM urges BJP leaders, allies to win faith of minorities as part of endeavour for 'sabka vishwas'At the NDA meeting at the Parliament Central Hall, Narendra Modi urged BJP leaders and allies to work on getting rid of fear and distrust among minorities and make no distinction among castes and communities.
May 17, 2019
Future course of Indian politics may depend on how Narendra Modi cracks caste barrier and creates new political formulation of poorThis is the crux of the debate and the most consequential question in the ongoing Lok Sabha election. Can this subsume the caste divisions and create a consolidation behind Modi quite like the way BJP had once banked on Hindutva to unite fractured Hindu votes? How confident is the BJP of cracking the tradition caste formulations in Indian politics and giving rise to a new discourse on the empowerment of the poor?
May 16, 2019
Bengal Votes: In Basirhat, TMC banks on novice Nusrat Jahan, a Muslim without hardcore communal baggage, but lacks real connect with votersIn reality, Nusrat is every inch a star. She knows Basirhat but as a place where she's done stage shows. She knows how to wave to the crowds like a princess. She refers to them rather regally as 'my people'.
May 03, 2019
Kozhikode-based Muslim Education Society bans hijab, says it will empower women: Religious groups, students outrageKozhikode-based MES, with its 100-odd educational institutes and a student strength of about a lakh, issued a circular banning hijab and instructing the heads to not allow students with any dress covering their face from the next academic year. The move has got traditionalists in the community up in arms.
Apr 13, 2019
Impunity for cow vigilantes in BJP's India threatens the foundational idea of the country's pluralismFrom large-scale Hindu-Muslim riots and pogroms that were the hallmark of earlier phases of Hindutva politics, the violence has now tapered down into small-scale and localised incidents of attacks on individuals - mostly carried out in mobs against Muslims and Dalits, largely over beef consumption, transportation or storage.
Apr 04, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; Part 4: RSS banned, Golwalkar forms VHP, recruits Vishvesha Teertha of Pejavara muttThe RSS, apart from organising programs for their national leaders like Golwalkar, was mainly strategising on expansion. They hardly had any direct involvement in the freedom struggle. Some RSS leaders and cadre in the region participated individually. Under the leadership of RSS Mangalore head HV Sheshadri, his recruits started setting up shakhas in urban Mangalore and smaller towns like Udupi, Puttur and Karkala.