Thursday, July 11, 2024

Topic: Muslims

Jains target comic Daniel Fernandes with threats over Bakrid joke. ‘Won't write out of fear'

Fernandes read the INDIANEXPOSE story on how Jains posed as Muslims to save 124 goats from sacrifice. He thought he could put a comical spin to it.

‘Poor grades based on religion, encouraging conversion' — Ujjain university students accuse Muslim prof

Group of students from Vikram University submitted written complaint to varsity against chemistry professor Anees Shaikh, who has denied the allegations & said he is being targeted.

NDA in 18th Lok Sabha is ‘minority-mukt’ with no Muslim, Christian or Sikh MPs

Compared to BJP-led NDA, INDIA bloc’s strength of 235 MPs in 18th Lok Sabha comprises 7.9% Muslim, 5% Sikh and 3.5% Christian MPs.

‘Fraud on power' — Calcutta HC order scrapping nearly 5 lakh OBC certificates issued in Bengal

Court cited ‘abuse of power’ by Bengal govt with respect to categorisation of Muslim communities as OBCs & cancelled all OBC certificates awarded in last 14 years.

‘To end voter fatigue & disinterest, energise cadre’ — why BJP has returned to ‘Hindu-Muslim’ rhetoric

Soon after 1st phase of voting, Modi & other BJP leaders deployed ‘old tactics’ of polarising electorate, making controversial speeches & putting out animated videos targeting Opposition.

‘Like Rajiv Gandhi & Shah Bano case, Shehzada meant to contest Ram temple ruling' — Modi accuses Rahul

In interview with Dainik Jagran, the PM says Congress is doing polarisation in guise of introducing religion-based quota, adds that him linking Rahul with Pakistan was 'based on facts'.

Urdu press worries about low voter turnout in LS polls — ‘weakens democratic processes’

INDIANEXPOSE’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

In Amroha, it’s ‘Danish Ali vs BJP’ as Parliament row plays out in poll arena, Muslims weigh options

Modi had attacked Ali at a rally in Amroha earlier this month asking why a 'person who does not like to express gratitude towards his motherland' should be allowed to enter Parliament.

With RLD’s Jat consolidation & SP’s Muslim-Brahmin combo, stage set for close contest in Baghpat

For the first time in decades, no one from Charan Singh's family is contesting poll from traditional Lok Sabha seat of Baghpat. Muslims here feel ‘betrayed’ by RLD’s pact with BJP.

51 Muslims have cleared UPSC exams. It challenges narrative of discrimination

Perception that minimal presence of Muslims in civil services is a consequence of discrimination harms Pasmanda community. They remained confined to their traditional occupations, Madrasa education.

On Camera

54 lakh informal jobs lost, stagnant worker output — how DeMo, GST & COVID hit India’s manufacturing

The analysis of two official databases shows that the formal manufacturing sector barely added any jobs since 2015-16, while the informal portion saw job losses.

Germany banks on stealth and technology to bag India’s submarine project

Indian Navy is set to finalise a technical report following field evaluation trials of air independent propulsion systems offered by German company TKMS and Spanish firm Navantia.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.