The Islamic radicalisation of coastal Karnataka and why we must be concerned

The modules of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are inter-connected. These outfits are following a pattern of radicalising the mind of many rather than focus on terror strikes.

New Delhi, July 30: Coastal Karnataka has been in the news for all the wrong reasons of late. The anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests got violent in the coast and tensions also soared due to the hijab row.

Now the murder of Praveen Nettar in the same belt has raised communal tensions. Another youth by the name Mohammad Fazil was murdered this week which has only added to the tensions.

Radicalisation in the coast is nothing new and there has been a sustained campaign over the past several years. The region has for long been communally charged and several radical elements have taken advantage of the situation and indoctrinated the youth of the region.

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Drumming up a phobia: Why has hijab become more important than education

New Delhi, Mar 16: India expressed concern as the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to proclaim March 15 as International Day to Combat Islamophobia. India while expressing concern over phobia against one religion being elevated to the level of an international day.

India also said that there are growing contemporary forms of religiophobia, especially anti-Hindu, anti-Buddhist and anti-Sikh phobias. The 193 member UN General Assembly adopted a resolution which was introduced by Pakistan’s ambassador Munir Akram.

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Karnataka 2018: Contest Gets Grim As It Approaches The Coast

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created by Raghu Naik NC https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4697

Hindutva laboratory, Rome of the East. This is how many term coastal Karnataka as. Over the years, the region has become a polarising factor and in the bargain has turned into the communal cauldron of Karnataka.

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No outrage: Coastal Karantaka witnessed 217 murders in one year

  
Bengaluru, Nov 28: The security in coastal Karnataka is nothing to write home about. There have been 217 murders that have taken place between 2014 and 2015 in Dakshin Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada. Coastal Karnataka has been in the news always for the wrong reasons and these statistics tell you why.
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