Jai Shri Ram
India  /  Published 09.09.20

Murder: 'Jai Shri Ram' charge

A cab driver from Delhi was murdered in his taxi on a Greater Noida highway on Sunday night, his family alleging his passengers had asked him to chant “Jai Shri Ram” but the police had kep...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.07.20

UP: ‘Shri Ram’ on tonsured scalp to warn Oli

A little-known Hindutva outfit allegedly tonsured a Nepali youth and wrote “Jai Shri Ram” on his scalp in Varanasi, prompting a call from the Nepal ambassador to chief minister Adityanath ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Turning prejudice into a matter of pride

The principle of accountability is, supposedly, the beating heart of a healthy democracy. It is meant to uphold the liability of the elected representatives to the people who elect them to positions o...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.19

Why do some people not criticize hate crimes vocally?

Sir — It is amusing that only three days after some 50 eminent citizens came together to write an open letter to the prime minister, requesting action against ‘Jai Shri Ram’ being used as a war ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 25.07.19

BJP leader in Kerala targets Adoor over letter to PM

A Kerala BJP leader has asked acclaimed filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan to “go to the Moon” for complaining against the misuse of the “Jai Shri Ram” chant.Adoor responded by telling a Malayalam...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.19

Thuggish behaviour in the name of Lord Ram

Sir — The mob lynching of a migrant worker, Tabrez Ansari, near Jamshedpur has left the country in shock (“Lynch mob to victim: Chant”, June 24). It is a matter of concern that in a democratic c...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.19

This isn’t the Bengal I have known: Teacher

Till the middle of last week, Hafiz Mohammed Shahrukh Halder would travel more than 120km every day to work, changing trains and buses multiple times.He now refuses to leave his home in Chunakhali, Ca...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

Why Mamata insists on respect for Bengali

Assertions of regional identity in a federal structure may not sound pleasant. So when the chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, said that those living in Bengal must speak Bengali, she was ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

The government must act now on violence against minorities

Some allegations can rankle. A report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has alleged that vigilante groups have consistently harassed and intimidated Muslims and lower ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 19.06.19

Lok Sabha becomes pitch for sloganeering

Jai Shri Ram, Bharat Mata ki jai, Radhe Radhe, Har Har Mahadev, Jai Ma Kali, Allahu Akbar, Insha Allah, Jai Yogi, Jai Modi, Jai Ma Durga, Constitution zindabad, Jai Hind, Jai Bangla…. The Lok Sabha ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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