Tablighi Jamaat
India  /  Published 02.04.22

Rohingya ‘detention’ triggers panic

Jammu and Kashmir police have detained over two dozen Rohingya refugees, who were part of a Tablighi Jamaat group, in a Kathua jail, triggering panic in the community in the region amid reports that t...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.22

Decoding Muslim religiosity in India

Muslim religiosity in India — an expressed adherence to Islamic belief by Muslims and the performance of religious practices, such as namaz and roza — has always been s...
By Hilal Ahmed

Opinion  /  Published 16.01.22

The virus is a non-believer

Several choir events in Europe have been identified as super-spreader events. The Tablighi Jamaat gathering at Delhi’s Nizamuddin mosque was one of the first such super-spreaders in India, but f...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 14.09.21

Centre unwilling to reopen Markaz

The case registered in relation to the alleged violation of COVID-19 protocols at Nizamuddin Markaz -- where the Tablighi Jamaat congregation was held in March last year amid COVID-19 pandemic is seri...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.21

Poison ivy: Communal media content

The concern expressed by a bench of the Supreme Court headed by the Chief Justice of India about the communal content disseminated by some media outlets deserves a thorough introspection. The apex cou...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 03.09.21

Some media outlets and portals communal: SC

Some media outlets in India show “everything with a communal angle” and the country gets a bad name, a Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana said on Thursday. The court ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.21

Troublesome copycats

There is no dearth of media coverage of inappropriate behaviour on the part of people in respect to Covid-19. But that has not stopped our blatant disregard for such norms as maintaining social distan...
By Indranil De

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.21

Teacher's lament: did I raise bigots?

In her 60s, speaking in a polished, aristocratic accent, she recalls with pleasure her decades of being a teacher. Then she frowns. “I was shocked to see recent comments made by some of my forme...
By Sulagana Biswas in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.21

Follow the rules: Kumbh Mela amid Covid surge

Sir — It is a shame that while a number of people blamed the Tablighi Jamaat held last year for the spread of the coronavirus, not many are being equally vociferous about the Kumbh Mela gatherin...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.21

Restricted namaz at Nizamuddin Markaz

India has become bizarre. The Delhi High Court rejected the submission of the Centre and the Delhi police that only 20 people be allowed to enter the mosque at Nizamuddin Markaz for prayers during Ram...
By The Editorial Board


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