‘Muslims Want Socio-Economic Growth – Not Religious Appeasement’

This week, 16 foreigners were arrested in Prayagraj for violating visa regulations. This takes the whole choice of foreigners held for visa violation to 619, virtually they all related to the Tablighi Jamaat. This step comes after an extended marketing campaign of vilification of Indian Muslims preserving them ‘accountable’ for the unfold of coronavirus in India. Those vilifying Muslims additionally grasp the former regimes on the Centre accountable for no longer making the Tablighi Jamaat in command of the supposedly decades-long violations of visa regulations through its contributors for the sake of ‘appeasement politics’. What Muslims Have Had to ‘Trade’ in ‘Appeasement’ Bargain: Socio-Economic Progress This statement of so-called ‘Muslim appeasement’ has been made in in all probability the entire Islamophobic narratives. The ‘secular’ governments are held accountable for having not noted the ‘threats’ to Hindus so that you can ‘appease’ Muslim citizens. This narrative is regularly debunked through reiterating […]

Saudi Relaxes Coronavirus Lockdown Until May 13 Except in Hotspot Mecca

Saudi Arabia on Sunday partly eased a 24-hour curfew in position to struggle the coronavirus pandemic, aside from for in hotspots together with the Muslim holy town of Mecca. The curfew will likely be at ease between 9am and 5pm and shops and shops will likely be allowed to reopen in all areas of the dominion till May 13, the legit Saudi Press Agency reported. But a round the clock lockdown will likely be maintained in some spaces together with Mecca, which has reported the dominion’s best selection of infections in fresh days regardless of being sealed off. Many nations across the Middle East and North Africa have introduced a equivalent easing of lockdown restrictions as Muslims mark the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Saudi Arabia, which has reported the best selection of infections within the Arab international, is scrambling to restrict the unfold of the illness at house. On […]

Gujarat Tops List of 7 States Where Covid-19 Spreading Faster Than National Average: IIT Study

As India prepares to emerge from the lockdown imposed to test the unfold of Covid-19, a contemporary modeling by means of IIT Delhi researchers displays that the virus is spreading sooner in seven states than the nationwide fee. In the ascending order, the states are Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, and Gujarat, the Indian Express reported. These seven states make up two-thirds of the entire circumstances within the nation. The knowledge which was once made to be had on April 23 was once advanced by means of PRACRITI, a brand new dashboard by means of IIT Delhi. The dashboard displays the transmission fee in 19 states and 100 districts which make up for 60 in step with cent of the infections in India. The knowledge displays that Gujarat has the perfect an infection fee within the nation (R0) at 3.3. R0 is the common choice of […]

Bengal Govt Admits To 57 COVID-19 Deaths, But Reports Only 18

The West Bengal executive on Thursday, 24 April, stated that the professional committee which it had constituted to “habits audit” on COVID-19 certain sufferers who died, had tested 57 such instances. West Bengal Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha advised newshounds that simplest 18 of those deaths had been in truth because of COVID-19 and the “stability deaths had been because of co-morbidities and COVID-19 used to be incidental”. Also Read: COVID Politics in WB: Mamata’s Many Missteps That Worsened Crisis The professional audit committee arrange by means of the West Bengal executive on 3 April has come underneath heavy scrutiny and complaint for allegedly looking to manipulate the true collection of COVID-19 deaths within the state. This is the primary time that Bengal has launched the collection of deaths the committee has assessed. This comes an afternoon after the Inter Ministerial Central Teams (IMCT), which have been deployed by means of […]

Polls or Fresh Oath? Sena Readies Strategy Amid Fears of Political Crisis in Maharashtra Due to Guv Impasse

Mumbai: As Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray fights the coronavirus threat in Maharashtra, the governor of the state has stored a sword striking on his head. It has been a fortnight for the reason that Maharashtra cupboard had advisable him to nominate Uddhav to one of the vital two vacant nominated positions within the Vidhan Parishad. The governor has now not but taken a decision on it. For Uddhav to proceed because the CM of Maharashtra, he must change into a member of the legislature earlier than May 28. That is when his six-month-old time period ends. Now, the Shiv Sena says it has its plans in a position, however is assured that the governor will quickly nominate Thackeray. On April 9, a cupboard assembly used to be held below the management of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, wherein a call used to be made to suggest to the governor to […]

FIR Against Kannan Gopinathan for ‘Not Resuming Duty’

A police case has been registered in opposition to Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) closing August, for no longer becoming a member of accountability as directed by means of the federal government amid the coronavirus pandemic. An FIR below the Epidemic Diseases Act and Disaster Management Act was once registered in opposition to him on 21 April at Moti Daman police station within the Union territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the police stated. Ah! Another FIR. For no longer resuming accountability(?) it sort of feels Come on @AmitShah! This determined? I resigned like eight months again. Though I wholeheartedly volunteer to serve anywhere I’m required on this disaster, let me let you know this once more, NOT REJOINING IAS! Got it?https://t.co/kUpgXlmoey — Kannan Gopinathan (@naukarshah) April 24, 2020 He may be going through a price below Section 188 of the […]

The grand prix that Toyota should have won

At the top of the 2009 season Toyota introduced its withdrawal from F1, finishing an eight-year journey that noticed an enormous sum of money spent, and no wins accomplished. Would even one triumph have inspired the corporate’s most sensible bosses to stay with the programme during the world monetary disaster that still claimed Honda and BMW? We’ll by no means know, however on April 26 that 12 months the group got here with reference to getting it proper in Bahrain, most effective to drop the ball, because it appeared to achieve this continuously. Trulli began that race from pole place, and are available the race, he additionally set quickest lap. And but he ended up crossing the road in 0.33, a way down the street from winner Jenson Button. How may it cross so unsuitable? The 2009 season started in extraordinary type, thank you largely to Brawn GP’s a hit use […]

Blocking Burial or Cremation of Victims of Notified Disease to Attract 3 Year Jail Term in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Blocking the ‘dignified’ burial or cremation of folks, who had died of a notified illness in Tamil Nadu will now draw in a 3 12 months jail time period, an ordinance promulgated through the state govt stated. The transfer comes within the wake of public protests in opposition to the burial of 2 docs who died of COVID-19 within the town lately, with one in all them turning violent the place agitators even attacked well being employees and civic frame team of workers. According to the ordinance, blocking off or making an attempt to dam the “dignified burial or cremation of those that had died of a notified illness” has been made a legal offence, an authentic unencumber right here stated. Under segment 74 of The Tamil Nadu Public Health Act, 1939, the ones indulging in such acts must face a minimal prison time period of 1 12 months […]

The dilemmas before the Maharashtra Chief Minister

Even because the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, a political typhoon appears to be brewing in Maharashtra. The Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is attaining the tip of the six month duration inside of which he must be elected to the State Legislature. Given that Maharashtra has a bi-cameral legislature he has the choice of getting into both the Assembly (by means of successful a by-election) or changing into a member of the Council (via election or nomination). The lockdown has positioned a moratorium on keeping elections to the Legislative Council and the Chief Minister is thus left with very restricted choices at this degree. The Maharashtra Cabinet has beneficial to the Governor that the Chief Minister be nominated to the Legislative Council. The Governor remains to be to make his stand transparent at the cupboard proposal. Constitutional crisis looms large in Maharashtra: Can Uddhav Thackeray hold on to CM’s […]

COVID-19 Pushes US Unemployment Toward Great Depression-Era Levels

Unemployment in america is swelling to ranges closing noticed all over the Great Depression of the 1930s, with 1 in 6 American employees thrown out of a role via the coronavirus, in keeping with new information launched on Thursday, 23 April. In reaction to the deepening financial disaster, the House handed a just about USD 500 billion spending package deal to lend a hand buckled companies and hospitals. More than 4.Four million laid-off Americans carried out for unemployment advantages closing week, the federal government reported. In all, kind of 26 million folks ,the inhabitants of the 10 greatest US towns blended, have now filed for jobless assist in 5 weeks, an epic cave in that has raised the stakes within the debate over how and when to ease the shutdowns of factories and different companies. In the hardest-hit nook of america, proof emerged that possibly 2.7 million New York state […]