Friday, June 21, 2024

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Pro-Palestine protesters detained in Bengaluru, woman says cops made her apologize on camera, manhandled her

Bengaluru Police on Sunday evening thwarted a peaceful pro-Palestine protest in Frazer Town, detaining more than 20 people before they could even register the protest.

“Ready to support INDIA Alliance,” Chandrashekar Azad’s aid after historic lead in Uttar Pradesh’s Nagina

Azad Samaj Party (ASP)- Kanshi Ram leader Chandrashekar Azad (Raavan) is independently leading by almost 1 lakh votes in Uttar Pradesh’s Nagina constituency leaving...
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Interview: Politics is a responsibility, says CPI(M)’s young face, Kolkata South candidate Saira Shah Halim

Maktoob spoke to Saira Shah Halim about CPIM’s political road map for West Bengal, Congress- CPIM Alliance, TMC’s anti-incumbency in the state, her candidature, promises for the constituency, her influential associations among other things.

Weavers of Mau hope next government will deal with their plight

Once referred to as the “Manchester of Handloom” by Jawahar Lal Nehru, the country's first prime minister, Mau in Eastern Uttar Pradesh now lives under dark clouds of uncertainty. In the ‘city of weavers’, the weaving industry boasts a legacy of at least 500 years, but at the same time, the present holds nothing for them to be happy about.
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“Not ‘goons’ or ‘mafia,’ they are our representatives”; Ansaris of Ghazipur

If one visits Ghazipur, Mau, Azamgarh, or Eastern Uttar Pradesh, also known as Purvanchal in the local language, it is close to impossible that one doesn’t come across the name 'Ansaris', most specifically Mukhtar Ansari.

“We will vote for anyone but not for Modi and BJP; they have killed our family,” say Delhi pogrom survivors

While Delhi is going to the polls today in the second-to-last phase of the 18th Lok Sabha Elections, residents of North East Delhi are seeking change as the painful memories of what is called the deadliest anti-Muslim pogrom since 1950 remain stark.
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