Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Nikita Jain

‘No peace, no vote’: As violence continues in Manipur, Kuki-Zo communities boycott elections

Speaking to Maktoob, many youths and leaders from Manipur belonging to the Kuki-Zo community have said that they do not want to vote as there is no point. 

“Give us her body so we can bury her,” says family of Kuki woman killed 

In Lhanghoi, a small quaint village located amidst the lush green mountains of Sadar Hills in Manipur, a family sits demanding to at least get the body of their loved one so that they can bury her. 
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Manipur: Bodies of 87 Kuki-Zo tribals killed in ethnic violence laid to rest amid tight security

In an emotional bid, families of Manipur’s Kuki Zo Tribal community buried their loved ones at Sehken in Manipur's Churachandpur district on Wednesday. Bodies of 87 members, which were lying in a Manipur morgue for almost eight months were finally laid to rest by the grieving families.

Haryana: Dozens of Muslim men including minors detained without FIR; ‘Only women remain inside houses,’ say locals

From Muradbas alone, 22 men were picked up, out of which Maktoob learnt many were minor.
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“Not allowed to give CUET exam wearing hijab,” alleges Delhi University student

A Delhi University student has alleged that she was not allowed to sit for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) on Saturday as she was wearing a hijab.

Police brutality against women in Tughlakabad: Residents reel from trauma of demolished homes

As the residents of Delhi’s Tughlakabad still reel with the trauma of losing their homes last week when their houses were demolished Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), women in the area have alleged they were thrashed and detained for hours by the police on May 9.
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